What’s Cooking March 7 to 14, 2017?
It’s the month of shamrocks, leprechauns and green drinks – St. Paddy’s Day is just around the corner and we have plenty of events to help you celebrate with local food and drink. This week, enjoy weekend market excursions, March Break activities, St. Patrick’s Day Parades, and so much more!
March: Coffee & Tasty Treats at the Market
It’s a market kind of weekend! There’s nothing better then kick-starting your Saturday morning with tasty treats – check out some of the local vendors at Halifax Farmers’ Market such as: Noggins Corner Farm Market, Grand Pré Wines, Ironworks Distillery, Laughing Whale and Bramoso Gourmet Pizza. Enjoy more fresh produce across the province at Stirling Fruit Farms, Masstown Market or one of the many other Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia.
March 6 to 10: Lobster at Peggy’s Cove
All week long join the Sou’Wester Restaurant at Peggy’s Cove for their Lobster Special. Indulge in some fresh, local lobster starting at only $16.99! Take that special someone out for a date, explore Peggy’s Cove then enjoy a delicious lobster lunch.
March 9: Savour Food & Wine Show
Let the connoisseur in you shine at the Savour Food & Wine Show. Let your taste buds run wild as you explore samples of delectable foods, legendary cocktails and fine wine. Keep an eye out for Taste of Nova Scotia’s members such as: Boxing Rock, Durty Nelly’s and Crystany’s Brasserie.
More Info: Savour Food & Wine Show
March 10: Live Comedy at the Grand Banker
Feeling like a laugh this weekend? Head over to the Grand Banker for a night of stand-up comedy. Indulge in delicious food while watching some of the best East Coast comics in Canada: Ian Black, Dan Hendricken, Andrew Vaughan and Travis Lindsay. Get your online tickets today, they’re only $15!
More Info: Live Stand Up Comedy at the Banker
March 12: St. Patrick’s Day Parade
This Sunday, be “Irish” for the day and head over to Halifax to watch the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. After the parade, visit some of the nearby Taste members for great food: Cheelin Restaurant, 2 Doors Down, Halifax Distilling, McKelvie’s Restaurant, Sugah! and Rum Runners Rum Cake Factory. Don’t forget to wear green!
More Info: Halifax St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 16: Trivia Night at Lane’s
If you’re dying to get out with some friends then Lane’s Trivia Night is where you need to be. Get the crew together and indulge in a Lane’s Pub Platter while competing in Trivia Night. You’ll also get a chance to win a $100 or $50 gift certificate to Lane’s Privateer Inn!
More Info: Lane’s Trivia Night
March 10 to 19: March Break at White Point
Get ready for an eventful March Break at White Point Beach. Fill your week with s’mores, bonfires, night hikes, chocolate, swimming and so much more! White Point will be sure to keep your family busy with fun events all week long!
More Info: March Break at the Beach
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March 23 to 29 – Halifax Burger Week 2017 – It’s non-negotiable…we all eat burgers this week!
March 23 – Devour! The Sea – 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).
April 21 – 13 – Saltscapes East Coast Expo – Don’t miss out on the largest buy local 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 meet 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! Keep an eye out for Taste members: Bulwark Cider, Annapolis Cider, L’Acadie Vineyards, Meander River, Planters Ridge, Heartwood & Meadowbrook Meat Market.
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!