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Outdoor Survival & Shelter Building

Date November 19, 2023
TIME 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Region Dayspring & Area

Learn about the basics of surviving, staying warm, and safe during the cold winter months all while building a simple shelter using mainly materials that can be found in nature with Sam Wentzell of Sam’s Woodland Tours. Please dress for the weather and bring warm gloves or mittens to work with.

Sunday, November 19, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

MARC, Dayspring

It’s FREE! Donations for PRO Kids welcomed.

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Municipal Activity and Recreation Complex

Municipal Activity and Recreation Complex

Location: Lunenburg Region
This multipurpose Municipal facility is a community resource providing outdoor and indoor spaces for recreation purposes. The MARC is composed of the following: Program Building, Residence Building, a pond for skating, fishing and canoeing, two toboggan runs, three softball fields, cross-country course, playground, ten kilometres of hiking/skiing trails for all skill levels, Mountain bike skills park and disc golf. The MARC is perfect for flying a kite, having a picnic, watching wildlife near…
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Miller Point Peace Park

Miller Point Peace Park

Location: Lunenburg Region
Located just off Hwy 3 in Dayspring, this is a 5km looping trail system with interpretive stations, picnic tables, benches and outdoor washroom facilities. Trails are level, smooth and wide with plenty of parking available at the park entrance. Beautiful views of the LaHave River are an attractive feature of this trail system. Use of these trails is limited to hikers, bicycles and skiers.The trails are all level, smooth, and accessible to walkers, strollers, and wheelchairs. The inner parking…
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Lahave River Boat Charters

Lahave River Boat Charters

Location: Lahave and Area
All aboard! The LaHave River is a 97 km river in Nova Scotia, Canada, running from its source in Annapolis County to the Atlantic Ocean in Lunenburg County. Putter along the Historic LaHave River on their charter boat and take in all the sights and sounds. See local bird life, seals and even a harbour porpoise or two near the Atlantic Ocean. While on their Scenic Charter you will pass the LaHave River Yacht club, visit the historic LaHave Bakery and see the LaHave Cable ferry in passing. If…
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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. Facebook Trip Advisor
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LaHave Sunset Park

LaHave Sunset Park

Location: Lahave and Area
​Located on the west side of the LaHave River in Conquerall Bank, this lovely riverside park is a great spot to lay out a blanket and enjoy the views or to host a family picnic. Benches and picnic tables available. Porta-Potties are usually on-site during the summer season. Limited parking. Those who visit have said “the sunset from the view and the tranquility when you’re on that parcel of land… it’s like you’re on your own little piece of heaven.” -Anonymous Leash your pet.…
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Chicory Blue General Store

Chicory Blue General Store

Location: Blockhouse & Area
The century-old General Store that served Blockhouse and community for decades has been revived with an entirely new vision while paying homage to its venerable past. Inside you will find an unsurpassed array of local organic products and produce, spices and pantry items from around the world, locally grown seeds, fresh store-baked breads and pastries, espresso coffee and delicious meals. There’s plenty of room on Chicory Blue’s front verandah to sit with a coffee in an Adirondack chair and…
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Blockhouse Farmers Market - November to May

Blockhouse Farmers Market - November to May

Location: Lunenburg Region
Come visit the Farmer’s Market at the South Shore Waldorf School. It is conveniently located in Blockhouse just one minute from exit 11 off Hwy 103 at 64 School Road. Every Saturday 9am to 1pm from November to May! Products include: Local meats (Grass Fed Beef, Pork, Chicken), local vegetables (ALL WINTER!), premium local honey, local apples, handmade crafts & toys, Boulangerie La Vendeene bread and baked goods, Just Us! - Fair Trade Coffee. Civic Address: 64 School Road Blockhouse NS…
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Blockhouse Trading Company

Blockhouse Trading Company

Location: Blockhouse & Area
Blockhouse Trading Company has been owned by Peter for over 30 years. The original building, from a century ago, was a quarter of the size it is today. The lower level of the other half of the building was originally attached to the Games store across the street, and was a Post Office. Our counter in our shop comes from there, as do the built in shelves. The second level was built later under ownership of the Ernst family. Both the previous owners of the store and Peter were avid collectors of…
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Brindle Boston Antiques

Brindle Boston Antiques

Location: Blockhouse & Area
Curated vintage items and giftware. This shop carries a little bit of everything but specializes in treasures for the dog lover. Open everyday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Civic Address: 531 Highway 325, Blockhouse, NS Facebook Instagram
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Bridgewater Farmers’ Market - June to mid October

Bridgewater Farmers’ Market - June to mid October

Every Saturday morning 9:00 am to 1 pm, rain or shine, from the beginning of June to the end of October. We set up in the Town Centre Parking Lot, on King Street between Empire and Dominion, in Bridgewater, NS. We are a community-based Farmers’ Market venue for local producers to sell directly to their customers. The market is organized and operated by a registered non-profit society, The Bridgewater Farmers’ Market Association. Products: Vegetables, fruits, berries, artisan french breads,…
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27 South- Best Western Plus Bridgewater

27 South- Best Western Plus Bridgewater

Location: Lunenburg Region
27 South is a stylish lounge offering casual dining, perfect for business lunches, early morning buffet or late night cocktails and wine. Located in the Best Western Plus Bridgewater, 27 South proudly serves an eclectic mix of local and international cuisine with some new twists on old classics. The main dining area seats 28 with more seating available at the bar as well as booths along the sidewall and a private patio for outdoor dining (weather permitting). Civic Address: 527 Highway 10,…
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Turkey Burger

Turkey Burger

Location: Lunenburg Region
A family restaurant established in 1953 specializing in sensational seafood, homemade pies and unique burgers such as the Forklift Burger and the Step Ladder! Specializing in award winning chowder, sensational seafood, the best fish and chips on the south shore, the best homemade pies and more! All ingredients are fresh caught or made. No frozen products and all made from scratch. Local legend Moyle Dauphinee can frequently be spotted dining here. Be sure to try the Moyle burger that has been…
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Turkey Burger Ice-cream Shop

Turkey Burger Ice-cream Shop

Location: New Germany & Area
​The Turkey Burger Ice-cream Shop, also known as "Creamy Licks" is located directly beside the Turkey Burger Restaurant. The ice-cream shops fan favorite is the banana split and coffee soft serve. At this shop you can find soft serve, hard ice-cream, regular sundaes, specialty sundaes, and even pup cups for your pets! This local shop is known for being one of few ice-cream shops that operates rain-or-shine!
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Tastee Freeze- Seasonal

Tastee Freeze- Seasonal

Location: Lunenburg Region
Long established take-out restaurant offering renowned ice-cream treats, burgers and shakes. Conveniently located in Hebbville, close to Bridgewater. Civic Address: 15390 Highway 3 Hebbville, NS Facebook Trip Advisor
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Boston Pizza

Boston Pizza

Location: Lunenburg Region
Boston Pizza is Canada’s No. 1 casual dining brand with more than 380 restaurants in Canada serving more than 100 unique and delicious menu items such as gourmet pizzas and pastas, juicy burgers and their famous BP wings. The Bridgewater location is a local, family-owned restaurant offering a wide variety of appetizers, entrees, salads and desserts. Gather round to catch a sports game or enjoy dinner with your family. Civic Address: 485 Highway 10 Cookville NS Facebook Trip Advisor
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Swiss Chalet/Harvey’s

Swiss Chalet/Harvey’s

Location: Lunenburg Region
Since their doors first opened in 1954, families have been coming back to Swiss Chalet generation after generation. And that’s certainly not stopping now. They’ve got exciting new dishes, and all the favourites you know and love are just as delicious as ever. Harvey’s has been home to the great Canadian burger since 1950. Well-known for using 100% Canadian ingredients - beef, chicken, potatoes and bacon and supporting our farming industry. These restaurants, conveniently located in the…
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Chicory Blue General Store

Chicory Blue General Store

Location: Blockhouse & Area
The century-old General Store that served Blockhouse and community for decades has been revived with an entirely new vision while paying homage to its venerable past. Inside you will find an unsurpassed array of local organic products and produce, spices and pantry items from around the world, locally grown seeds, fresh store-baked breads and pastries, espresso coffee and delicious meals. Our bakery is at the heart of our General Store operation with fresh baked goods being prepared daily.…
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Boulangerie La Vendeenne

Boulangerie La Vendeenne

Location: Lunenburg Region
Quality Ingredients, Slow Fermented And Artisanal Craftsmanship. Baking The Way Nature Intended Us To Do. We love baking and delighting our customers. Our day starts when your ends, and we bake through the night to deliver fresh, crusty bread and buttery pastries for the next day. The way our customers react to the smell of our freshly baked products, and always coming for more is both humbling and satisfying. For us, baking with love is much more than a slogan!    We take great care…
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Atlantic View Motel and Cottages

Location: Lunenburg Region
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Best Western Bridgewater Hotel & Convention Centre

Best Western Bridgewater Hotel & Convention Centre

Location: Lunenburg Region
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Oakhill Pines Campground

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Location: Lunenburg Region
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Toba’s Bed and Breakfast

Toba’s Bed and Breakfast

Location: Lunenburg Region
Thanks to the Ship Captain Sydney Corkum and wife Maggie Wilkie who built this home in 1912, guests can relax and rejuvenate while they enjoy breathtaking waterfront views. This beautiful historic home has been upgraded with modern amenities filling it with warmth, joy and laughter. Toba’s Bed & Breakfast creates a luxurious experience with newly renovated bedrooms, each with an updated private ensuite, spacious rooms with full access to living room, family room and dining room, fine…
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Outdoor Activites in Lunenburg Region

Outdoor Activites in Lunenburg Region

Start the perfect family day on the right track with a visit to BernArt Maze, located on Highway 325. This art maze is the first of its kind in all of Canada! Explore the cement sculptures that have been designed and made by over one hundred international artists, and see everything on your way to the finish. This is art that the kids can see, touch, and interact with, all outdoors! See the spider sculpture that towers the entrance and find the handprints and footprints of those who contributed…
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