District of Lunenburg - Nova Scotia - Canada
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Holiday Wreath Making

Date December 2, 2023
TIME 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Region Lahave and Area

The time of year has come to decorate your home (or at least the front door) for the holidays! This event is fun for the whole family as we’ll learn how to create a beautiful balsam fi r wreath to take home. All materials are supplied but you can bring additional decorations if you wish. Snacks provided.

Saturday, December 2, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Pleasantville Fire Hall, Pleasantville

$15

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Fort Point Museum

Fort Point Museum

Hidden Gem
Location: Lunenburg Region
Located on a picturesque point at the mouth of the LaHave River, the ocean-side views are breath taking. This National Historic Site was the first capital of New France in 1632, the beginning steps of Acadian history in Canada. The quaint building on site was once a lighthouse keeper’s home and is part of Nova Scotia’s proud lighthouse heritage. Today, the museum celebrates the LaHave community from the first inhabitants to the present day, with treasures, activities and stories that bring…
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Cape LaHave Adventures

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Location: Lunenburg Region
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Heart to Hand Studio

Heart to Hand Studio

Location: Lunenburg Region
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Melissa Morrison Jewellery

Melissa Morrison Jewellery

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Westcote Bell Pottery and Studio

Westcote Bell Pottery and Studio

Location: Lunenburg Region
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West Dublin Farmer’s Market

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LaHave Island Marine Museum

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Location: Lunenburg Region
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LaHave River Books

Location: Lunenburg Region
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Location: Lunenburg Region
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Location: Lahave and Area
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Location: Lunenburg Region
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Location: Lunenburg Region
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