What’s Cooking in Nova Scotia August 16-23, 2016

It’s Exhibition Season across Nova Scotia- be it the Annapolis Valley or Truro we’ve got you covered when your belly grumbles. 

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Aug 15-20: Annapolis Valley Exhibition

Celebrate the valley, enjoy the midway and spend time with family- the Annapolis Valley Exhibition awaits! Be sure to enjoy vendors and visit members Still Fired Distilleries to try their new gin and selection crafted moonshines. More InfoAnnapolis Valley Exhibition

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August 19 – September 3: Wild Blueberry Harvest Festival

Enjoy a HUGE schedule of events including live music, community picnics, teas, suppers and pancake breakfasts, farmers’ markets, pie eating and baking contests, quilt fairs, exhibitions, children’s activities, U-Picks, blueberry wine fest, beer garden, kitchen parties and more! See you at the Wild Blueberry Harvest Festival!

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August 20: Diner en Vert

Dine in the wild with Diner en Vert as they combines adventure, nature and delicious food in the Annapolis Valley. Hike to a secret location, enjoy a fantastic picnic menu by Kitchen Door Catering paired with wine from Gaspereau Vineyards.

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August 20: Luau at The Port Pub

It’s time to Luau at The Port Pub! Get your leis and best Hawaiian shirt ready, who needs palm trees when there’s great music, a pig roast and cocktails. More InfoPort Pub Luau 

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August 22-27: Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition

The Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition in Truro, presented by Masstown Market, welcomes you to celebrate all things Nova Scotia. Be sure to visit the Taste of Nova Scotia Culinary Stage and vendors Still Fired Distilleries, Coldstream Clear Distillery and Caldera Distilling Inc. while you’re  there.

Save the date!

August 24: “Wine Lovers Guide to Atlantic Canada” book launch will be hosted at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. This beautiful book by Moira Peters and Craig Pinhey features the history, the distinct growing regions and challenges of growing and producing wine in each province of Atlantic Canada. More Info: Wine Lovers Book Launch!


September 4: Planters Ridge Winery combines the joys of oysters, the tastes of wine and a mix of education and entertainment at Oyster Fest! Tickets: $50 includes half-dozen oysters, wine tastings, refreshments and souvenir glass. More Info: Oyster Fest

September 8: Meat on the Cheap: Chicken – Demo Cooking Class with Chef Velden at The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery Ltd.

September 8: Sparkling wine awaits! Spend the evening learning about L’Acadie Vineyard’s traditional method sparkling wines with winemaker Bruce Ewert. Tickets: $15 + tax More Info: Evening with Winemaker Bruce Ewert

September 10: Buzz buzz – it’s honey harvest season! Bee sure not to miss this event. More Info: Honey Harvest Festival

September 14: Preserving the bounty of the season with The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery Ltd.  More Info: Preserve The Bounty Workshop

September 24: Cask Throwdown Craft Beer Cask Competition.

September 20-25: Festival of Wines 2016 brings together wines of old and new with this year’s event “Old World and New World Wines”. More Info: 2016 Festival of Wines

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