What’s Cooking March 1 to 7, 2017?
The groundhog has us feeling extremely hopeful, the snow is starting to melt and temperatures are slowly rising… Spring feels like it’s just around the corner. This week we have several events to celebrate the new season – whether it’s creating art over cocktails, indulging in pancakes and maple syrup or planning for March Break, we have it all right here!
February 28: Pancake Tuesday
Here at Taste of Nova Scotia we love any occasion associated with maple syrup! Not sure what to make tonight for Pancake Tuesday? Check out some of our favourite pancake recipes: Snow Pancakes from Rime Resturant and Pumpkin Pancakes from Harbour City Bar & Grill. Don’t forget to top your fluffy pancakes with delicious maple syrup from Acadian Maple or Sugar Moon Farm.
March: Sugar Season at Sugar Moon Farm
Here in Nova Scotia, March always brings maple – and if you’re anything like us, then you want to celebrate the sugar season. Join Sugar Moon Farm this weekend for their celebrations: learn, hike, shop and eat! Enjoy everything to do with maple syrup and so much more!
More Info: Sugar Season at Sugar Moon Farm
March 2 to 5: Astor Theatre & White Point Beach
This weekend head to the ocean side to experience a talented local theatre production. Astor Theatre in Liverpool presents midsummer.com, a full-length youth comedy by Flip Kobler & Cindy Marcus. This is one performance the whole family can enjoy! Make it a stay-cation and stay at the beautiful White Point Beach Resort.
More Info: Events at White Point
March 3: Paint the Shore Red
This Friday, create art over cocktails and appetizers – guided by a professional artist at Atlantica Oak Island Resort. Grab your friends and spend the evening laughing, drinking and finding your inner artist. After painting, enjoy the rest of your evening at the charming resort.
More Info: Events at Atlantica Oak Island Resort
March 3 to 5: Motorcycle & Powersport Atlantic Show
The open road, tracks and trails – If bikes are your thing, then this is one show you’ll have to see. Check out the latest technology, coolest rides, demos and special features. Keep an eye out for Taste members – Ironworks and Still Fired Distillery will be there!
More Info: Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic
March 5: Maple Brunch Buffet at the Flying Apron
This special event celebrates the sweetest taste of the season – maple syrup! Enjoy buttermilk pancakes, maple sausages, maple pecan tarts and so much more. Reservations are highly recommended, as events fill up fast at The Flying Apron Inn and Cookery!
More Info: Maple Brunch Buffet
March 4 & 5: Icewine Festival
Highlighting Nova Scotia wine, Icewine and cuisine. Hosted in the heart of Annapolis Valley this is an event for any wine lover. Keep an eye out for Taste members: Gaspereau Vineyards, Blomidon Estate Winery, Planters Ridge Winery, Luckett Vineyards, L’Acadie Vineyards, Sainte-Famille Wines, Domaine de Grand Pre, Annapolis Cider Company, Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards, Benjamin Bridge, and Avondale Sky Winery.
More Info: Nova Scotia Icewine Festival
March 13 to 17: March Break at The Stubborn Goat
March break is just around the corner and The Stubborn Goat is ready for it. Between March 13 and 17 all week long, kids can enjoy a free Mac n’ Cheese! Drop by after visiting the new Discovery Centre, going for an afternoon skate at the Emera Oval or even after spending the day at the Halifax Library.
More Info: Events at the Stubborn Goat
Save the date!
March 23 – Devour! The Sea – Enjoy the world’s largest food film festival. Featuring Nova Scotia chefs: Mark Gray (Battery Park Beer Bar), Craig Flinn (Chives Canadian Bistro & 2 Doors Down), Renée Lavallée (The Canteen) & Chris Velden (The Flying Apron Cookery). This is an event you don’t want to miss!
April 21 – 13 – Saltscapes East Coast Expo – Don’t miss out on this largest consumer lifestyle show in Atlantic Canada!
May 5 – 7 – The Chef Massimo Capra Culinary Weekend – If you’re a food lover then this is one weekend to set aside! this is an incredible opportunity to learn from world-renowned chef and Chopped Canada judge Massimo Capra in an extravagant culinary weekend experience at Fox Harb’r Resort.
May 27 – East Coast Cider Festival – This is the province’s very first cider festival! Hosted by Local Connections Halifax, this is one cider tasting extravaganza you don’t want to miss.
June 16 – 18 – A Taste of Devour – ‘Devour! The Food Film Fest’ Tour is Coming! For the second year in a row, Fox Harb’r Resort is partnering with Michael Howell and Lia Rinaldo to bring ‘Devour, The Food Film Fest’ to Fox Harb’r Resort!