Nova Scotia – May 2017 Event Listings

There are some great events taking place throughout the month of May 2017 – stay tuned for more, but in the meantime hit the road and take in these highlights of Nova Scotia.

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Maple Sugar Brunch and Guided Tours at Sugar Moon Farm-Earltown
Every Saturday and Sunday
Sugar Moon Farm serves their signature fully-licensed maple brunch.
Be sure to take a free guided tour of the maple sugar operation and plan to hike the Rogart Mountain Trail. Visit the website for more details:



sunday ceilidhSunday Ceilidh-Celtic Music Interpretive Centre, Judique 
every Sunday
For more information, go to the website


Saturday Ceilidh's at the Doryman -Doryman Pub and Grill, Cheticamp
Every Saturday
Fiddle music every Saturday afternoon. For more information, call 902-224-9909


square dancingFamily Square Dance-West Mabou Hall
Every Saturday
Traditional square dance where the whole family is welcome. Contact Margie MacInnis for more details: 902-945-2814


Acadian Arts and Craft Day- West Pubnico
every week on Thursday
For traditional craft demonstrations such as artist painting, hooked rugs, braided rugs, basket weaving, wool spinning, crochet tatting, quilting and red work. To find out more, check out  the website.


Mother Goose / French for Fun Program- Petit de Grat Library
With Rachel MacGillivray & Louise Migneault every Wednesday from 10am-11:30am at the Petit de Grat Library in Petit de Grat, NS, for ages 0-6.  Program includes 2 stories (English & French), a light snack, a craft, children's songs, and ends with a musical exercise game. Please contact the Petit de Grat Library at (902) 226-3534 or email [email protected] for more information.

New Book Bash- Marginal Road, Halifax
May 6

Join the N.S. Children’s Literature Roundtable as we recognize the latest works by our local children’s book creators at our annual New Book Bash. Discover some wonderful new books, meet the authors and illustrators who have created them and enjoy the reception that we have prepared to celebrate them! All are welcome. The event will take place at the office of the Writer's Federation of Nova Scotia, 1113 Marginal Road, starting at 7 pm. Go to the website, to learn more.

Mothers' Day Tea- Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum
May 14

Afternoon tea with a satisfying selection of tea sandwiches, sweets, and beverages. For more info on the event click here

88.7 CoveFM Fundraiser - Shore Club, Hubbards
May 26
Join us for a night of fun & fantastic entertainment all while helping to support YOUR community radio station, 88.7 CoveFM.
Lots of great auction items donated by local businesses and community members. Free hot & cold appetizers. 50/50 draws.
Cash bar. Tickets are only $20 per person & available at Scotiabank in Hubbards or by emailing [email protected]
5 great bands lined up for your dancing and listening pleasure: Deluxedos, Weather Advisory, Hog the Covers, Mark Green Band and EC/DC 7pm - 1am. Click here for more information

Annual Historic Gardens Dinner & Auction
May 28
This annual gala auction event has become a much anticipated social gathering and is the key annual fundraiser for the Gardens. The evening involves a wonderful meal, and plenty of great items to bid on, including lots of incredible plant material for your garden!It is a wonderful social time as community members and visitors alike gather in support of the award-winning Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens. One of our guests describes it as “more fun than a Barrel of Monkeys!”. The Dinner & Auction is held at the Annapolis Royal Legion & Community Centre, Victoria Street, Annapolis Royal. The end of May is a wonderful time to visit the Gardens, so make a day of it, or even a weekend! Click here for more

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