What’s Cooking June 19 to 26?

Photo of: Dining on the Ocean Floor Appitizer

This week brings the official first day of summer, which means warm(er) weather and more outdoor activities. Celebrate by singing your heart out at an open mic night or dancing at the Yellow Party. Stage fright? No problem, you can jig at a cèilidh or hang with Curious George.

Grab your flip-flops and your friends because it’s officially Patios & Picnics month here at Taste of Nova Scotia!  We are celebrating everything sun-related by sharing our best picnic recipes and the province’s most beautiful patios.

June 19: Open Mic Night

Saltbox Flight Beer

Warm up those vocal chords because Saltbox Brewing is hosting an open mic night. Play covers or originals, it’s all up to YOU! While you’re enjoying an evening of good times and tunes, make sure to try something on their local tap list—we recommend the Holy Mackerel Pale Ale.

June 22: Yellow Party

Oysters and olives

Join The Watch That Ends The Night as they celebrate the beginning of summer at their Yellow Party. The evening will be filled with champagne, a DJ and locally inspired h’orderves. Don’t miss out on the first big summer party!

June 23: Curious George at Sugar Moon Farm

Join everyone’s favourite cheeky little monkey for a fun-filled family adventure at Sugar Moon Farm! The day will be packed with children friendly activities including, story time, mini pancakes AND a meet and great with Curious George. For the parents, the restaurant will be open regular hours so you can enjoy our local maple-inspired menu all day long.

June: Cookery School Open For Registration

The Flying Apron is happy to announce that registration is open for summer cooking classes. They offer a variety of learning opportunities, from classes dedicated to Caribbean flavours and appetizers to others dedicated to cooking with Tidal Bay! Classes fill up quickly – call now to book your spots 902-633-2300!

June: Glenora Inn & Distillery

Lunch sample at Glenora Inn & Distillery Pub

June brings endless fun and activities at Glenora Inn & Distillery! Between the daily ceilidhs and interactive tasting tours, you may as well spend the weekend there. Not to mention the beautiful restaurant and pub located inside the inn, with signature dishes prepared with local ingredients inspired by traditional Nova Scotian culture.


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Canada Day (July 1)Fox Harb’r has put together a Canada Day weekend getaway package that includes everything you will need to celebrate our amazing country plus more!

Vino & Vinyasa Summer Session (July 15) —  Planters Ridge Winery is hosting an outdoor yoga class overlooking their vineyard. To top it off, class is followed by a tour AND wine tasting.

Trivia Night  (July 17) — Put your knowledge to the test at The Old Fish Factory‘s Trivia-Tuesday! Don’t miss out on an evening of drinks and trivia at the Ice House Bar.

Collaborative Dinner Series (July 26) — Chef David Woodley will be at The Watch That Ends The Night for an evening filled with Thailand inspired drinking food.

Avondale Garlic Festival(September 16) — Join Avondale Sky Winery as they host the Garlic Festival. Great music and garlic inspired food all on the beautiful grounds by the vineyards.

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