What’s Cooking October 3 to 10?

October has arrived and we can’t believe how fast time is flying by! With Thanksgiving this weekend we have tons of harvest events to welcome the season. This week, head to the beach for Thanksgiving, let a local restaurant wine and dine you or grab some Turkey Take Out.

AND our Taste of the Month for October is HARVEST – Pull on your boots, grab your sweater, head outdoors & explore the province as the season changes!

October 4: Cooking with Seaweed at Haskapa

Haskapa Juice

Join Amy Longard, holistic nutritionist and chef, and Taylor Widrig, founder of Mermaid Fare, for an interesting and informative workshop at Haskapa! Learn all about the health benefits and how to cook with seaweed. You’ll get an opportunity to taste a variety of dishes and take home the recipes too. The food prepared will be vegan and gluten free. More Info: Cooking with Seaweed

October 6 to 9: Thanksgiving Weekend a la Beach!

White Point A La Beach

This weekend head to the beach for Thanksgiving! Gobble up nightly live entertainment, daily programs and of course the Thanksgiving Day Dinner Buffet. Finish the weekend off with s’mores and a a bonfire at White Point BeachMore Info: Thanksgiving Weekend a la Beach

October 7: Lunenburg Oktoberfest

Saltbox Flight Beer

On October 7, join The Boxwood Festival Society for their annual Oktoberfest Festival of Craft Beers at the Lunenburg Community Centre. Enjoy beer tastings from some of the finest local and regional microbreweries including SaltBox Brewing, Boxing Rock Brewing Company and so many more!

More Info: Lunenburg Oktoberfest

October 7: Turkey Dinner TO GO

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and Kitchen Door Catering is offering their Turkey dinner to go again this year! All items come in oven-able containers for easy heating with detailed instructions. That means no pots or pans to clean before your after dinner nap! More Info: Turkey Dinner TO GO

October 9: The Perfect Canadian Thanksgiving

The Five Fishermen Restaurant invites you to start a new Turkey Day tradition! Give thanks with friends and family over a beautiful 4-course turkey dinner!

More Info: Thanksgiving Dinner at the Five Fishermen


Save the Date!

A Brush with Good Cheer (October 22): With a paint brush in one hand and a glass of ‘Good Cheer’ in the other, prepare to create your own fall-inspired masterpiece under the guidance of a local, South Shore Artist at White Point Beach Resort.

Jost Vineyards Harvest Festival (October 14): Enjoy a cornucopia of wine tastings and harvest-inspired food pairings is autumn at its finest.

Wines & Pumpkins Tour (October 14): Enjoy a fantastic tour for visitors and locals alike to be a part of the fall festivities while learning about and sampling our unique wines!

NS Craft Spirits Festival (October 19): “Spirited Away in Lunenburg” returns for more adventures with local craft spirits, the distillers who make them and the mixologists who use them so artfully!

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