What’s Cooking in Nova Scotia November 29 to December 6, 2016?

Photo of: Battery Park Stout Cake

This week is looking like a wintry one, with our first snowfall in the forecast and December first right around the corner. If you’re ready to get into the holiday spirit, you’re in luck! Spend this chilly week indulging in decadent baked goods, touring around Halifax on a beer bus, or picking up a bottle of wine at a local winery!

November 30: Call of the Wild Cooking Class

Photo of: Flying Apron Cooking Class

We don’t know about you, but during this time of year we crave savoury, hearty meals that warm us from the inside. In this cooking class at The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery, you will learn how to whip up rich dishes with wild flavours that you can recreate at home. The Cookery’s kitchen is licensed, so you can grab a local beer or sip on a glass of wine while you cook!

More Info: Call of the Wild: Demo Cooking Class

December 2 & 3: 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 first weekend of the Halifax Lights Holiday Market. While downtown, grab a drink or a bite to eat at one of these unique downtown destinations: Obladee, The Stubborn Goat, 2 Doors Down Bar + Bites, Chives, The Five Fishermen, Gio, Garrison Brewing Company, Harbour City Bar & Grill, Lot Six, McKelvie’s, Morris East, Primal Kitchen, SHUCK, Tempo Food & Drink, Waterfront Warehouse, and The Press Gang.

More Info: Halifax Lights Holiday Market

December 2: Paint Night at Atlantica Oak Island Resort
Atlantica Oak Island

You’re invited to come paint with a glass of wine at Atlantica Oak Island Resort for a fun, South-Shore inspired painting class led by a professional artist! All supplies will be provided, including a locally-inspired beverage and tasty appetizers. If you’re in need of a little getaway, pack your pajamas and make it an overnight trip!

Tickets & More Info: Paint the Shore Red Paint Night

December 3: Beer Bus Saturdays

Battery Park Beer Bar & Eatery

This Saturday, hop on the Beer Bus and embark on a journey through Halifax to taste and learn about the city’s exploding craft beer scene. The bus will make four to five stops that could include spots like Garrison Brewing Company, Propeller Brewing Co., Battery Park Beer Bar & Eatery, and The Stubborn Goat!

More Info: Halifax Beer Bus 

Please click here to purchase tickets!

December 3: Holiday Open House at Grand Pré Wines

Photo of: LeCaveau at Night

This weekend, Grand Pré Wines invites you to their Holiday Open House! What could be more festive than special prices on gourmet gift baskets and gift ware, and warming up with complimentary mulled wine and roasted chestnuts? While you’re visiting, enjoy a meal at Le Caveau Restaurant, or pick up a bottle of exceptional local wine to share with loved ones during the holidays.

More Info: Holiday Open House at Grand Pré Wines

December 4: The Coast’s Holiday Dough Ball


If you have a sweet tooth, The Coast’s Holiday Dough Ball is one holiday celebration you can’t miss. Taking place at Lot Six Bar & Restaurant, a ticket to this event will get you full access to the oodles of baked goods served up by bakeries like Scanway, and a sample of Benjamin Bridge‘s Nova 7! You can also bring donation items for The Shoebox Project, which helps provide gifts in the form of shoe boxes to women who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness the community. There are only tickets remaining for one session, so reserve your spot soon!

More Info: The Coast’s Holiday Dough Ball

Please click here to purchase tickets!

Save the date!

December 11 – The 12 Dishes of Christmas: 12 courses, 6 craft beers, need we say more?! Reserve your spot at this indulgent dinner at Battery Park Beer Bar today!

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