What’s Cooking in Nova Scotia December 6 to 13, 2016?

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The holiday spirit in Nova Scotia is abundant this week! Performances, markets, holiday dinners – there are festivities happening nearly every day this week.

December 6 t0 31: Festive Holiday Menu at Morris East

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Until December 31, Morris East Restaurant is offering a seasonally-inspired three-course meal for $29.99 at their Bedford and Halifax locations. Perfect for a date night or catching up with friends, swing by during their Prosecco Happy Hour (yes, really!) every day between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. and sip on a glass of bubbly for $6!

More Info: Morris East Festive Holiday Menu

December 8: Gottingen Christmas Party

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Bust out that ugly Christmas sweater and make your way over to Seven Bays Bouldering for their holiday neighbourhood party! There will be door prizes, local businesses selling special festive goodies, even Santa himself will be making an appearance! Treats will be plentiful with snacks and drinks supplied by Field Guide, Propeller Brewing Company, EDNA, The Nook on Gottingen, LF Bakery, Ratinaud French Cuisine, and of course, Seven Bays!

More Info: Gottingen Christmas Party

December 9 to 18: The Nutcracker Opening Weekend


Symphony Nova Scotia’s The Nutcracker is one of those enchanting classics that seems to signify the official arrival of the holiday season. There are still tickets available for the show’s opening weekend – don’t miss this must-see tale of magic and wonder. Be sure to stop by Obladee, 2 Doors Down, Stories, Primal KitchenStubborn Goat, 5 Fishermen, Gio or Tempo  Food + Drink for pre or post theatre sustenance!

Tickets & More Info: Symphony Nova Scotia’s The Nutcracker

December 9 to 11: Halifax Lights Holiday Market

Sipping on a hot beverage while bundled up under the magical glow of twinkle lights – this could be you this weekend during the third weekend of the Halifax Lights Holiday Market. While downtown, grab a drink or a bite to eat at one of these unique downtown destinations: 2 Doors Down Bar + Bites, Chives, Garrison Brewing Company, Harbour City Bar & Grill, Lot Six, McKelvie’s, Morris EastSHUCKWaterfront Warehouse, and The Press Gang.

More Info: Halifax Lights Holiday Market

December 11:  The Twelve Dishes of Christmas

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Feel like indulging a little? This twelve-course feast, complete with six craft beer pairings might be just what you need. Taking place at Battery Park Beer Bar & Eatery, this event is a fundraiser in support of Chef Mark Gray as he represents Nova Scotia in the Gold Medal Plates National Competition in Kelowna, British Columbia!

Tickets & More Info: The 12 Dishes of Christmas

December 18: Holiday Market & Brunch Buffet


The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery is hosting two exciting events in one day – their All Local Holiday Market and their Annual Holiday Brunch Buffet! Browse a vast selection of handmade crafts and snacks, then enjoy a festive edition of everyone’s favourite late-morning meal. We’re talking buttermilk pancakes, dijon mustard crusted ham, bread pudding with warm rum cream, and much more!

More Info: All Local Holiday Market & Annual Holiday Brunch Buffet

Save the date!

December 28 – Terrific Thai Cooking Class: This class has sold out multiple times, and The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery is offering this hands-on workshop one more time this year!

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