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Canada Day in New Germany- CANCELLED due to COVID -19

Date July 1, 2020
TIME 7:00am - 10:30pm

Canada Day in New Germany CANCELLED due to COVID -19

Hope we can resume activities next year
Things start in New Germany early with a Canada Day Breakfast from 7am-10am at the Anglican Church Hall (5311 Highway 10). At 8am, there will be guided Canoe/Kayak tour on the New Germany Lake and North on the Lahave River. (Registration required by contacting Greg at 902-644-2153 or gdselig@ns.sympatico.ca) At 11am, there will be an outdoor Ecumenical Church Service across from the United Church under the maples (please bring your own lawn chair) At 2:00pm the Street Parade begins from the elementary school and travels along the main street in New Germany! From 4pm-10pm there is a Garden Party on the Legion Grounds with lots of games of chance, musical entertainment, food trucks and more! At 10pm a Fireworks display begins that locals consider the best in the area!

Phone 902-644-2922
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Indian Falls

Indian Falls

Location: Lunenburg Region
Runs: Newburne ​Length: 120 m (one way) Duration: 15 minutes (one way) Rules: No motorized use or bicycles. Dogs on leash. To commemorate the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg’s 125th anniversary in 2004, Indian Falls was designated as a Municipal Park. The park offers a picnic area, on-site privies, walking trails, rock beach and look off points.
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Lunenburg County Winery

Lunenburg County Winery

Location: Lunenburg Region
The winery is located at Hackmatack Farm, a commercial highbush blueberry farm. Come take a pleasant drive into the country and visit us to taste wine, to pick berries, picnic, or tour the winery and N.S. craft store. High Bush Blueberry U-Pick Mid August to Beginning of October Everyday 9:00am - 6:00pm Civic Address: 813 Walburne Road Newburne NS
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Village Glassworks

Village Glassworks

Location: Lunenburg Region
On site at Village Glassworks, we design and craft stained glass panels, lamps, mirrors and many sun-catcher patterns. We also feature other Canadian Maritime made gifts including pottery, pewter, candles and cards. Civic Address: 4928 Highway 10 RR#2, New Germany
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Parkdale Maplewood Museum

Parkdale Maplewood Museum

Location: Lunenburg Region
Located inland from the Lighthouse Trail on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, this museum has a wealth of local heritage to share with you. Take a walk through the Museum and Heritage gardens to see how the ancestors of our communities lived. From the Country Store to the Library to the Cobbler’s Shop, they show how the people of yesteryear survived and flourished. Civic Address: 3005 Barss Corner Road Maplewood NS
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Church Lake Access Site

Church Lake Access Site

Location: Lunenburg Region
The Church Lake Public Access site includes a parking lot for 3 - 6 vehicles, a dock and boat put-in for canoes, kayaks and small fishing boats. The lake is too shallow for big boats. The dock is wheelchair accessible.  Address: 311 Newburne Road, Newburne. 25 minutes from Blockhouse.
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LaHave River Trail

LaHave River Trail

Location: Lunenburg Region
Trailhead Civic Address: 140 Wentzell Road, Wentzell Lake Portion Runs: Bridgewater to Cookville/Wentzells Lake ​Length: Cookville Park to LaHave River Trail/Centennial Line 2.6 km Gun Club to parking lot at Wentzells Lake 2.4 km Parking lot at Wentzell Lake to Salmon Run Road 1.7 km Duration: see above Rules: shared-use trail, expect to see OHV’s, skiers, bikes, snowshoers, walkers, dogs on leash, horses.
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Osprey Ridge Golf Course

Osprey Ridge Golf Course

Location: Lunenburg Region
Osprey Ridge Golf Course 18 Hole Championship Golf Course Civic Address: 492 Harold Whynot Road Pine Grove
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Crabapple Creek Crafts & Gifts

Crabapple Creek Crafts & Gifts

Location: Lunenburg Region
Visit us in the beautiful country and enjoy our displays and items which change weekly, with new items arriving several times a week. It’s a fun place to hang out with your girlfriends over a coffee and a piece of our famous cheesecake. Check our website for hours of operation. Civic Address: 3360 Barss Corner Road Parkdale NS
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Grant Rhodenizer’s Christmas Tree Yard

Grant Rhodenizer’s Christmas Tree Yard

Location: Lunenburg Region
​Civic Address: 1049 Farmington Road Barss Corner NS
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Ma Bell’s Country Condiments

Ma Bell’s Country Condiments

Location: Lunenburg Region
Ma Bell's Country Condiments is a small artisan business in Middle New Cornwall just 13km outside Mahone Bay. Ma Bell's Condiments showcase the bounty of the seasons in every jar. Enjoy age-old traditional recipes from the delicate floral flavors of early spring to boldly distinctive jams or chutneys and more — all important additions to the modern pantry. ​Civic Address: 2380 Cornwall Road Cornwall NS
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Mader’s General Store

Mader’s General Store

Location: Lunenburg Region
Content to come. Civic Address:1383 Barss Corners Road Barss Corner NS
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Maplewood Farm

Maplewood Farm

Location: Lunenburg Region
We sell 100% pure maple syrup (including cream candy and spreads) and Christmas trees! ​Civic Address: 2819 Barss Corner Road Maplewood NS
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Nature’s Point of View

Nature’s Point of View

Location: Lunenburg Region
Nature’s Point of View was set up to offer the unique ‘Nova Scotia experience’ through year round professionally guided wilderness and adventure tourism activities. As they say “We love to be outdoors”. Our services offer you opportunities to enjoy your outdoor experience. Play in the woodland & inland waters of the South Shore of Nova Scotia. Civic Address: 37 Bruhm Lane Cornwall NS
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Pine Grove Outdoor Play Park

Pine Grove Outdoor Play Park

Location: Lunenburg Region
Enjoy a full size hockey rink, swing sets, playground, soccer field, and washroom! Also on site: Outdoor rink, walking trail, gazebo, basketball court, playground, soccer field. Visit us on Facebook to learn more!
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River Ridge Common

River Ridge Common

Location: New Germany & Area
Spanning both side of the South Shore Annapolis Valley Trail, River Ridge Common offers scenic opportunities to view Indian Brook Falls and a ravine down to Ross Brook. Phase One of this 115 acre nature park includes trails that meet accessibility guidelines and a large natural playground with features that encourage exploration, adventure and skills development. Phase Two, coming in November 2019, will include washrooms, single track mountain bike trails, additional accessible trails, an Off…
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Sam’s Woodland Tours

Sam’s Woodland Tours

Location: Lunenburg Region
Join tour guide Sam Wentzell of Sam’s Woodland Tours for informative guided nature walks and historical walking tours. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of plants, trees and wildlife here in Nova Scotia. Sam’s Woodland Tours takes place in and around Bridgewater Nova Scotia. The woodland tours are offered on a private woodlot in Upper Branch. The rail trail tours take place on the Centennial Trail in Bridgewater and connects to the LaHave River Trail in…
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Charlie’s Burger & Pizza

Charlie’s Burger & Pizza

Location: Lunenburg Region
Offering great food at competitive prices on the South Shore. Eat in or take out. Civic Address: 5157 Highway 10 New Germany NS
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Swiss Chalet/Harvey’s

Swiss Chalet/Harvey’s

Location: Lunenburg Region
Our rotisserie chicken is made fresh on premise every day; it’s slow roasted to perfection and needless to say, it never sees the inside of a freezer. Our fries are hand-cut right here in our kitchen from fresh Canadian potatoes. Our famous dipping sauce is simmered on premise daily so you can always be sure it’ll taste as good as you remembered. And our grilled to order ribs are marinated in-house to make them fall-off-the-bone tender. Truth is, at Swiss Chalet you’ll always know your…
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2 Papa’s Restaurant

2 Papa’s Restaurant

Location: Lunenburg Region
Drop in to 2 Papa’s Restaurant in New Germany for a slice of pizza for the road or a sit down dinner. Pizza, Donairs, Pasta, Salads. Home to the “World Famous Doughboys” Open year round (closed on Mondays) Civic Address: 5257 Highway 10 New Germany NS
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Turkey Burger

Turkey Burger

Location: Lunenburg Region
Specializing in award winning chowder, sensational seafood, the best fish and chips on the south shore, best homemade pies and more. All ingredients are fresh caught or made. No frozen products and all made from scratch. The restaurant was established in 1953. Catering and private parties, party trays, on and off site. Civic Address: 1671 Highway 10 West Northfield NS 
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Boston Pizza

Boston Pizza

Location: Lunenburg Region
Lunch, Dinner & Evening Entertainment. Civic Address: 485 Highway 10 Cookville NS
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Tim Hortons- Cookville Location

Tim Hortons- Cookville Location

Location: Lunenburg Region
We were founded in 1964, by hockey legend Tim Horton and we’ve been serving Canadians fresh coffee and baked goods for more than 50 years. Since then we’ve grown to more than 3,000 restaurants across North America. While our “family” has grown over the years, we’ve never lost our sense of commitment to the community. From the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation to our Sustainable Coffee initiatives, we try to give something back to all the communities that have helped us along the way.…
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Twenty Seven South- Best Western Plus Bridgewater

Twenty Seven South- Best Western Plus Bridgewater

Location: Lunenburg Region
Twenty Seven South is a stylish lounge offering casual dining; perfect for business lunches, early morning buffet or late night cocktails and wine. Twenty Seven South proudly serves an eclectic mix of local and international cuisine with some new twists on old classics. Civic Address: 527 Highway 10 Cookville NS (inside the Best Western Plus)
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Best Western Bridgewater Hotel & Convention Centre

Best Western Bridgewater Hotel & Convention Centre

Location: Lunenburg Region
This Bridgewater, Nova Scotia hotel offers a personal touch. With modern, pet-friendly, non-smoking accommodations and just minutes from Bridgewater’s town center and convenient access to some of Nova Scotia’s most renowned cultural and scenic landmarks the BEST WESTERN PLUS Bridgewater Hotel & Convention Centre is the place to stay. This Bridgewater hotel offers convenient access to many local attractions, businesses and shopping. Whether traveling on business or pleasure, the BEST…
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LaHave River Campground

LaHave River Campground

Location: Lunenburg Region
Lahave River Campground is centrally located in the beautiful South Shore of Nova Scotia, near Lunenburg, Mahone Bay and Bridgewater. A short drive to the scenic Annapolis Valley as well. Luc & Angela (along with the friendly campers), invite you to come camp with us in Newburne this summer! We offer you fun camping at our secluded 16 acre riverside campground. Located in Newburne on the north branch of the Lahave River, we lie at the foot of a hill 250m (700 ft.) away from the highway, so…
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Bayview Pines Country Inn

Bayview Pines Country Inn

Location: Lunenburg Region
Welcome to our charming seaside Inn with lovely views over Mahone Bay. Kayak or sail among the islands, hike the trails, cycle the quiet roads, or simply relax and enjoy the scenery. A peaceful place with comfortable, spacious rooms all with ocean views and decks to enjoy. Civic Address: 678 Oakland Road Mahone Bay NS
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The New-Found Guest House

The New-Found Guest House

Location: Lunenburg Region
The New-Found Guest House is located approximately 45 minutes from Halifax - Nova Scotia’s capital, 5 minutes from scenic Mahone Bay and 10 minutes from historic Lunenburg - home of the Bluenose. This completely renovated loft suite is a fully-equipped, self-contained unit. It has two double beds, a writing desk, a sofa, a rocker recliner and satellite television in the loft area. On the main level, there is a separate four-piece bathroom, a bright sitting area with a sofa and several chairs…
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Exploring in Lunenburg Region

Exploring in Lunenburg Region

Never start an adventure without your map and listings of the various artisans and local attractions! Stop at the local Visitor Information Centre just off Exit 11 in Blockhouse to get ready for a day of exploring. 30 minutes along Highway 324 north, take a tour of Lunenburg County Winery. Sample and savour their award-winning fruit wines made using traditional aging methods and the best locally grown fruit. The winery is located on a berry farm, so be sure take home some of that fresh Nova…
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Family Fun in Lunenburg Region

Family Fun in Lunenburg Region

Download this Itinerary Start the perfect family day on the right track with a visit to Halifax & Southwestern Railway Museum, located on Highway #3, just outside the Town of Lunenburg. The whole family will relive the exciting hubbub of life on the South Shore railway in its heyday of the 1950s. Experience the command of the stationmaster at his post and the thrill of the traveler as they enjoyed their unique view of the countryside from the comfort of a passenger car. Plus the true-to-life…
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