What’s Cooking in Nova Scotia October 25 to November 1, 2016?

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It’s nearly Halloween, and there’s no shortage of ghostly food & drink events happening this week in Nova Scotia! If you feel like getting into the ghoulish spirit this weekend, check out the haunted house at Stirling Fruit Farms or enjoy a walk through their corn maze. Spooky festivities aside, you can relax this weekend by sharpening your kitchen skills in a cooking class or taking in some live music!

October 29: Mead Making Workshop

Photo of: Flying Apron Cooking Class

Even if you are a total pro in the kitchen, we can almost guarantee that you haven’t made your own mead! Sign up for this informative class at The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery that teaches you how to turn honey and fresh fruit into alcohol. You’ll even get to visit The Flying Apron Bee Hives! Enjoy fresh honey cake, and a local beer or wine in their licensed kitchen while you learn! Tickets: $60 + tax More Info: Mead Making Workshop

October 29: Stirling’s Trick or Treat with Food Trucks

Photo of: The Coast Food Truck Party Goers

This Saturday, Stirling’s Fruit Farm is getting spooky! Head over to celebrate Halloween with their haunted house, or enjoy a more relaxing day with a hay ride, a walk through the corn maze, or exploring their pumpkin and apple U-picks. Most importantly, there will be more food trucks on site than you could ever want, so come with an appetite! Tickets: Free! More Info: Stirling’s Trick or Treat with Food Trucks

November 2-6: Devour! The Food Film Fest


Devour! Is an internationally recognized food, wine, and film festival that celebrates food on film, and aims to bring awareness of the impact of food,  food culture, and current food systems on our lives. The festival boasts over 50 food films from around the world, food truck rallies, wine experiences, restaurant pop-ups, industry insider sessions, and gala dinners featuring renowned international and local chefs.  Tickets: Prices very – purchase tickets here More Info: Devour! The Food Film Fest

November 3: Live Music & Photography at The Port Pub

Photo of: Port Pub/Sea Level Brewery

The Port Pub always has something interesting going on inside- from live music to photography exhibits. This week, swing by to hear some tunes by local musician Adam Cameron and enjoy drink specials and half-price small plates after 9:00 pm! Next week, admire local photography from around the Annapolis Valley while enjoying a local beer or glass of wine. Tickets: $10 – includes a beer, glass of wine, or a cocktail! More Info: Photography Exhibition at The Port Pub

Save the date!

November 12 – Meet Your Farmer DinnerDon’t miss this special event at The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery with a buffet-style dinner, local food conversations, and live music from the Basin Brothers!

November 19 – Cape Breton Beer FestSample the best of local beer from 20 local craft brewers at this exciting festival.

November 28 – Made With Love – Halifax Regional Finals 2016Discover what Halifax’s craft cocktail scene has to offer while watching talented BarChef’s from Lot Six, Agricola Street Brasserie, and The Stubborn Goat compete!

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