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Thursday, October 1
9:00am - 4:00pm

Drop by for your 2020 Doers and Dreamers guide anytime before October 9th we are open 10am-4pm Monday - Friday

CLOSED on Saturday & Sunday// Closing for the Season Friday October 9th

Due to the restrictions from COVID-19 we are offering a walk up window service.

Please ring the bell and we will be happy to serve you with the same great service.

We can advise you on all the open businesses in the area and all the great trails to enjoy.

Have a great season. See you soon

Friday, October 2
9:00am - 4:00pm

Drop by for your 2020 Doers and Dreamers guide anytime before October 9th we are open 10am-4pm Monday - Friday

CLOSED on Saturday & Sunday// Closing for the Season Friday October 9th

Due to the restrictions from COVID-19 we are offering a walk up window service.

Please ring the bell and we will be happy to serve you with the same great service.

We can advise you on all the open businesses in the area and all the great trails to enjoy.

Have a great season. See you soon

Saturday, October 3
9:00am - 12:00pm
TIME 9:00am - 12:00pm at 123 Empire St Bridgewater ( Old Arena Building)
Every Saturday from June till the end of October- Rain or Shine!
Shop online or in person!
Online ordering is open from Monday to Wednesday, with pick-ups during our outdoor market hours. Curbside pick-up available. https://shop.bridgewaterfarmersmarket.ca/ 
Card and cash payment accepted at the market.
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.

Vegetables, fruits, berries, artisan french breads, old-fashioned home baking, gluten free products,  jams, jellies, pickles, herbed salts, hormone & antibiotic-free eggs & grass-fed beef, pork, lamb & smoked meats, pork sausages, ham, hand-made wares, transplants, herbs, breakfast/lunch to order, hot fair-trade coffee and teas, espressos, cappuccinos, lattes, lemonade, and MORE!

Saturday, October 3
2:00pm - 3:00pm

In a summer of cancellations, including the Folk Harbour Festival, the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society will be presenting free, live concerts at the Bandstand in Lunenburg. These one hour concerts will take place on Saturday afternoons at 2 pm throughout the summer. These concerts are meant to fill a void in the summer’s schedule of community events, and are designed with musicians, audience members, and local businesses in mind.

All 1 hour concerts start at 2pm at the Lunenburg Bandstand.

Sat October 3, Dave Gunning

Sat October 10, Cladach

Sat OCtober 17, the Gilberts

  • Rain dates for Saturday concerts is Sunday at 2pm.

We work hard to bring you music all year long. Our concert series features a range of established and up-and-coming artists, both local and out-of-province. We strive to present four concerts in the fall and four in the spring. Our venues change throughout the town but the calibre of performers on stage is consistently top notch. You can expect smaller venues with unique and intimate performances with the artists as well as larger venues offering a bigger musical experience.

Saturday, October 3
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Experience an evening of Blues with Morgan Davis! At Petite Riviere Vineyards

Saturday October 3rd Doors open at 6:30pm. Concert 7-9pm. Tickets are $30 for inside tickets. Tickets are grouped in seats of two and four. Space is limited!

Outdoor seating is available but dependent on weather.

We ask that all guests wear masks inside and during the concert.

About Morgan:

For 50 years Morgan Davis has been on the road travelling across Canada, the United States and Europe. His performances draw from a rich tradition of country blues, as well as his own contemporary songs infused with wit and a large dose of humour.

Sunday, October 4
11:00am - 1:00pm

Rummage sale at the Italy Cross and Middlewood fire dept. 11-1pm on October 4th. 

Sunday, October 4
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Octoberfest Virtual Variety Show – visit the Forties Community Centre Facebook page after 2:00 pm.  Featuring entertainment by

local artists:  Ricky Naugler, Sterling Gates & Rodney Swinemar, Rusty
and the Girls and Derrek Swinemar.  This event is sponsored in part by
Canadian Heritage, Municipality of Chester, New Ross Credit Union, and Ross
Farm Museum.

Sunday, October 4
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Caravan Theatre Presents…4.48 Psychosis, by radical and influential British playwright Sarah Kane, 

takes a deep dive into issues of mental health and suicide. Lyrical yet raw,
grim yet humorous, the play beautifully expresses ugly truths: isolation,
stigma, and the longing for self-esteem and community understanding.
Integrating movement into Kane’s poetic text, Artistic Director, Kathy France,
leads a talented cast of notable Maritime-based performers Margaret Legere and
Rebecca Wolfe. This will take place at Lordly Park in Chester starting 2:00 pm. 
For more info visit:  caravantour.brownpapertickets.com 

Monday, October 5
9:00am - 4:00pm

Drop by for your 2020 Doers and Dreamers guide anytime before October 9th we are open 10am-4pm Monday - Friday

CLOSED on Saturday & Sunday// Closing for the Season Friday October 9th

Due to the restrictions from COVID-19 we are offering a walk up window service.

Please ring the bell and we will be happy to serve you with the same great service.

We can advise you on all the open businesses in the area and all the great trails to enjoy.

Have a great season. See you soon

Tuesday, October 6
9:00am - 4:00pm

Drop by for your 2020 Doers and Dreamers guide anytime before October 9th we are open 10am-4pm Monday - Friday

CLOSED on Saturday & Sunday// Closing for the Season Friday October 9th

Due to the restrictions from COVID-19 we are offering a walk up window service.

Please ring the bell and we will be happy to serve you with the same great service.

We can advise you on all the open businesses in the area and all the great trails to enjoy.

Have a great season. See you soon

Wednesday, October 7
9:00am - 4:00pm

Drop by for your 2020 Doers and Dreamers guide anytime before October 9th we are open 10am-4pm Monday - Friday

CLOSED on Saturday & Sunday// Closing for the Season Friday October 9th

Due to the restrictions from COVID-19 we are offering a walk up window service.

Please ring the bell and we will be happy to serve you with the same great service.

We can advise you on all the open businesses in the area and all the great trails to enjoy.

Have a great season. See you soon

Wednesday, October 7
12:00pm - 5:00pm

The gallery is now open with an exciting Fall Members Show. Special protocols are in place to make your visit to this lovely award-winning gallery safe and enjoyable. Wednesdays - Sundays for month of September/October 12 pm - 5pm . more info lunenburgartgallery.com

Opening Reception for new exhibit featuring Alice MacLean and Lee Leonard Friday September 4 at 5pm Exhibit on display from September 1-27

Opening Reception Friday October 2 at 5pm for new exhibit featuring Luigi Costanzo. Exhibit on display from September 30-November 1

Interests Artisan
Thursday, October 8
9:00am - 4:00pm

Drop by for your 2020 Doers and Dreamers guide anytime before October 9th we are open 10am-4pm Monday - Friday

CLOSED on Saturday & Sunday// Closing for the Season Friday October 9th

Due to the restrictions from COVID-19 we are offering a walk up window service.

Please ring the bell and we will be happy to serve you with the same great service.

We can advise you on all the open businesses in the area and all the great trails to enjoy.

Have a great season. See you soon

Friday, October 9
9:00am - 4:00pm

Drop by for your 2020 Doers and Dreamers guide anytime before October 9th we are open 10am-4pm Monday - Friday

CLOSED on Saturday & Sunday// Closing for the Season Friday October 9th

Due to the restrictions from COVID-19 we are offering a walk up window service.

Please ring the bell and we will be happy to serve you with the same great service.

We can advise you on all the open businesses in the area and all the great trails to enjoy.

Have a great season. See you soon

Saturday, October 10
2:00pm - 3:00pm

In a summer of cancellations, including the Folk Harbour Festival, the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society will be presenting free, live concerts at the Bandstand in Lunenburg. These one hour concerts will take place on Saturday afternoons at 2 pm throughout the summer. These concerts are meant to fill a void in the summer’s schedule of community events, and are designed with musicians, audience members, and local businesses in mind.

All 1 hour concerts start at 2pm at the Lunenburg Bandstand.

Sat October 3, Dave Gunning

Sat October 10, Cladach

Sat OCtober 17, the Gilberts

  • Rain dates for Saturday concerts is Sunday at 2pm.

We work hard to bring you music all year long. Our concert series features a range of established and up-and-coming artists, both local and out-of-province. We strive to present four concerts in the fall and four in the spring. Our venues change throughout the town but the calibre of performers on stage is consistently top notch. You can expect smaller venues with unique and intimate performances with the artists as well as larger venues offering a bigger musical experience.

Monday, October 12
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Roast Beef Supper Take-out only at the Forties Community

Centre.  To pre-order call the Centre 902-689-2000 on Monday, October 5 or
Tuesday, October 6 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Pick-up at the Centre on
Monday, October 12 between 3:00 and 5:00 pm.  Enjoy home cooking at its’
best.  We are serving delicious, roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, and
vegetables, with pie or cheesecake for dessert.  Adults $13, Children
(5-12 years) $6.50 and under 5 years are $3.  Maximum 200.  Due to
Covid restrictions, we are unable to host our Harvest Sale or usual eat-in
meals.  Demonstrations and entertainment will be held outdoor (weather
permitting).  This event is sponsored in part by Canadian Heritage,
Municipality of Chester, New Ross Credit Union, and Ross Farm Museum.

Wednesday, October 14
12:00pm - 5:00pm

The gallery is now open with an exciting Fall Members Show. Special protocols are in place to make your visit to this lovely award-winning gallery safe and enjoyable. Wednesdays - Sundays for month of September/October 12 pm - 5pm . more info lunenburgartgallery.com

Opening Reception for new exhibit featuring Alice MacLean and Lee Leonard Friday September 4 at 5pm Exhibit on display from September 1-27

Opening Reception Friday October 2 at 5pm for new exhibit featuring Luigi Costanzo. Exhibit on display from September 30-November 1

Interests Artisan
Wednesday, October 14
6:30pm - 8:30pm

What do you know about 90’s sitcoms!! Well let’s find out during our first themed trivia night

Hosted by Fin!

Interests Beer
Thursday, October 15
8:00pm - 10:00pm

These are times where laughter is the best medecine!! We have three great East Coast Comedians! Jim Temple strays from common stand-up content to present his own surreal world of comedy. He has opened for Canadian icons like Kevin Macdonald (Kids in The Hall), Cathy Jones (This Hour Has 22 Minutes) and he came in third place in the CBC Open Mic Contest at the 2020 Hubcap Comedy Festival. He does not floss. . Headliner Ryan Doucette cut his teeth for 4 years on the comedy scene in Los Angeles and another 4 years in Toronto . He is back in the Maritimes! He has performed at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival and Hubcap Comedy Festival and wows the crowd every single time! Host Hughie Batherson has done 2 Just for Laughs tours and has performed at the Hubcap Comedy Festival. Tickets sold in advance at Frikinstein Brewery or text 902 778-2864 . 15$ a ticket

Interests Food Beer
Saturday, October 17
11:00am - 2:00pm

The Town of Bridgewater Recreation Department in partnership with DesBrisay Museum

and Gale Force Theatre are delighted to present: A Tale on Two Wheels! A whimsical performance made for children ages 2-6 that's delivered by tandem bicycle! The story follows two delivery workers that are tasked with delivering the sunrise but are thrown into unknown territory when they receive a call that changes everything.

There will be two performances on Saturday, October 17th, 11am and 2pm in Woodland Gardens behind the DesBrisay Museum. Performances are 35 minutes in length. Please bring blanket or chair to sit on.

Rain Date: October 24th

Everyone is welcome but please keep in mind that we do need to follow COVID-19 restrictions and limitations while in an outdoor setting.

Please do not come if you are feeling ill or experiencing and COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed. Social/physical distancing will be required.

There is no cost to attend this event.

Saturday, October 17
2:00pm - 3:00pm

In a summer of cancellations, including the Folk Harbour Festival, the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society will be presenting free, live concerts at the Bandstand in Lunenburg. These one hour concerts will take place on Saturday afternoons at 2 pm throughout the summer. These concerts are meant to fill a void in the summer’s schedule of community events, and are designed with musicians, audience members, and local businesses in mind.

All 1 hour concerts start at 2pm at the Lunenburg Bandstand.

Sat October 3, Dave Gunning

Sat October 10, Cladach

Sat OCtober 17, the Gilberts

  • Rain dates for Saturday concerts is Sunday at 2pm.

We work hard to bring you music all year long. Our concert series features a range of established and up-and-coming artists, both local and out-of-province. We strive to present four concerts in the fall and four in the spring. Our venues change throughout the town but the calibre of performers on stage is consistently top notch. You can expect smaller venues with unique and intimate performances with the artists as well as larger venues offering a bigger musical experience.

Saturday, October 17
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Petite Riviere Vineyards Presents Christine Campbell & Blake Johnston acoustic show! Together, they have been making synergistic waves, opening for acts such as Jann Arden, Burton Cummings and Bob Seger. With their duelling guitars, strong vocal harmonies and collaborative songwriting, the two create an incredible experience you won't forget. Saturday October 17 @ 7pm  $25 for tickets  please call the vineyard

Interests Music Wine
Wednesday, October 21
12:00pm - 5:00pm

The gallery is now open with an exciting Fall Members Show. Special protocols are in place to make your visit to this lovely award-winning gallery safe and enjoyable. Wednesdays - Sundays for month of September/October 12 pm - 5pm . more info lunenburgartgallery.com

Opening Reception for new exhibit featuring Alice MacLean and Lee Leonard Friday September 4 at 5pm Exhibit on display from September 1-27

Opening Reception Friday October 2 at 5pm for new exhibit featuring Luigi Costanzo. Exhibit on display from September 30-November 1

Interests Artisan
Wednesday, October 21
3:00pm - 5:00pm

NEW MONTHLY PACKAGES STARTING NEXT WEEK!

'time4Art-Kids' - Painting Fall Landscapes & Patterned Pumpkins

'time4Art-T(w)eens' - Creating a Fall Still Life & Ceramic Pumpkins

'time4Art&Design' - Designing Halloween Costumes & Fall Themed Painting

Friday, October 23
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Come out to King St. for a fun evening of pumpkin carving... and BOO-ze! (haha) Tickets $10, include a pumpkin, and a 16oz Saltbox pint of your choice. You can add up to 4 pints to each ticket ($5 each). We will have a voter's choice for best pumpkin carving, and winner will be announced Oct. 31st, and given a $25 gift card! Tickets available now at saltboxbrewingcompany.ca . (Event will be hosted outside, so make sure to dress accordingly)

Saturday, October 24
10:00am - 8:00pm

Let's Strike up some fun" for the Kids!

Join us at Bridgewater Bowl More Lanes for Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake.
Registration fees include:
A great evening of Bingo Bowl
Pizza/Pop graciously donated by Pizza Delight and Pepsi
Best Dressed Costumes/ Top Fundraiser/ Top Fundraising Team 
Prizes
Special COVID19 protocols will be in place as well.

Sunday, October 25
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Sauerkraut Supper Take-out only at the Forties Community

Centre.  To pre-order call the Centre 902-689-2000 on Monday, October 19
or Tuesday, October 20 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Pick-up at the Centre on
Sunday, October 25 between 3:00 and 5:00 pm.  Enjoy sauerkraut,
Oktoberfest sausage, mashed potatoes, dessert, tea & coffee.  Adults
$13, Children (5-12 years) $6.50 and under 5 years $3.  Maximum 200. 
Demonstrations and entertainment will be held outdoors (weather
permitting).  This event is sponsored in part by Canadian Heritage,
Municipality of Chester, New Ross Credit Union, and Ross Farm Museum.

Wednesday, October 28
12:00pm - 5:00pm

The gallery is now open with an exciting Fall Members Show. Special protocols are in place to make your visit to this lovely award-winning gallery safe and enjoyable. Wednesdays - Sundays for month of September/October 12 pm - 5pm . more info lunenburgartgallery.com

Opening Reception for new exhibit featuring Alice MacLean and Lee Leonard Friday September 4 at 5pm Exhibit on display from September 1-27

Opening Reception Friday October 2 at 5pm for new exhibit featuring Luigi Costanzo. Exhibit on display from September 30-November 1

Interests Artisan
Friday, October 30
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Pork Roast Take Out Supper. November 8, Pickup between 3-5 pm. Cost $15. Included, Pork Roast, Potatoes, Turnip, Carrots, Peas, Roll and Dessert

Pre-order ONLY - by October 30th Phone: #693-2018 Or #688-1928. Limited number - Cash or Cheque. Social Distancing in Effect. Pickup - 50 Schoolhouse Rd., LaHave. All proceeds go to the LaHave and District Fire Dept. Auxiliary

Saturday, November 14
10:00am - 3:00pm

New Germany Legion Christmas Market with local crafters and businesses

Warm canteen with chili and a roll, coffee& tea, apple cider

44 Varner Rd New Germany

Sunday, November 15
11:30am - 1:30pm

New Germany Legion is hosting a Soup & Sandwich Lunch with a variety of soup & sandwiches for you to enjoy.  Take Out available you can pre order for pick up

Interests Food Kid Friendly