What’s Cooking: February 17th – 23rd


Get out and enjoy our beautiful winter wonderland this week with events across Nova Scotia. Make plans for Heritage day, experience the Savour Food & Wine Show or wait until the weekend to join in on the local festivities.

February 17th: Heritage Day at Sugar Moon Farm

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In Nova Scotia, we love maple syrup. Taste, learn and play all day at Sugar Moon Farm this Heritage day. Rent a pair of snowshoes and take a hike through the Sugar Moon Forest before heading inside for maple pancakes and local sausage by the fire.

More Information: 7 Tips for Visiting Sugar Moon Farm on Heritage Day

February 20th: Savour Food & Wine Show

Let the connoisseur in you shine at the Savour Food & Wine Show. In its 17th year, the event showcases more than 70 of Nova Scotia’s finest restaurants, wines and beverages. Take in the evening and let your taste buds run wild as you explore samples of delectable foods, legendary cocktails and fine wine presented by some of Nova Scotia’s finest. Must be 19+ to attend event.

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February 22nd & 23rd: Icewine Festival

Make your way to Lightfoot & Wolfville Winery  from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. for the Icewine Festival official tasting events. Tickets include 16 tokens to be used for wine and food samples as well as an Icewine Festival tasting glass to take home. Additional food and tokens will be available for purchase.

More Information: Icewine Festival Tasting Event Tickets

February 22nd & 23rd: Poutine Weekend at Argyler Lodge

Is there anything more comforting than a winter feast of poutine? Warm up this February with gourmet and classic poutine for all tastes and palates. Reservations recommended by contacting (902) 643-2500.

More Information: Argyler Poutine Weekend

February 22nd: Collaboration Dinner

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Experience a dinner prepared by three talented chefs from Lightfoot & Wolfville Winery, Luckett Vineyards and Grand Pré Wines on February 22. Dinner includes a welcome reception with sparkling wine and oysters, set dinner with six courses paired with wine from some of the participating wineries.

More Information: Collaboration Dinner Tickets

February 22nd: Get Your Hands on Local

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Beginning February 17, look for the Taste of Nova Scotia logo in provincial retailers across the province. From produce to bakery and every aisle in between – in Nova Scotia, you can find an abundance of local product year-round.

Join us at one of our official launch locations on February 22, 1 – 3 p.m., to find out how to snag a limited-edition reusable shopping bags, grocery lists, and enjoy special tastings from our Taste of Nova Scotia members.

More Information: Get Your Hands on Local 

February 23rd: Brush With Good Cheer

This Sunday, February 23, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., at White Point Beach Resort give your hand a try at painting with the team from Maritime Painted Saltbox. To keep you energized there’ll be lobster-infused munchies and a special Nova Scotian wine.

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Cooking with The Flying Apron (February): Join The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery Ltd. for their cooking classes! Learn about sustainable seafood, pasta-making, sourdough bread-making, quick & simple suppers and more! See their Facebook page for more details about these events.

Kitchen Door Cooking classes (February): With classes on everything from tacos to vegetarian dishes, there’s lots to choose from this month at Kitchen Door. They also featuring several different styles of cooking class, that allow you to make and take, eat your creations on site, and more.

Savour Food & Wine Festival (February): In its 17th year, Savour Food & Wine Festival brings together Nova Scotia’s talented mixologists, incredible brewers, award-winning winemakers, and phenomenal chefs and their dishes over a series of five incredible events during the month of February.

Halifax Dine Around 2020 (February): explore more than 60 restaurants offering specially curated menus priced at $10, $20, $30, $40 and $50 across the city and beyond for the 2020 Halifax Dine Around. Who doesn’t love a cheap date night?

Nova Scotia Icewine Festival (February 14, 15, 16, 22, and 23): Taking place in the heart of the Annapolis Valley at Lightfoot & Wolfville Winery and featuring wines from across Nova Scotia, paired with thoughtful edibles from local chefs, the Icewine Festival is an incredible way to spend an afternoon (or a weekend) tasting, touring, and experiencing Nova Scotia Wine Country in the winter.

Nova Scotia Lobster Crawl (February 1 – 29): Sip, savour, shop, stay and enjoy more than 100 lobster-related experiences from Barrington to Peggy’s Cove.

Craft Beer Festival (March 21st): Join breweries from across the province as they celebrate the Nova Scotia Craft Beer Festival. You won’t find more Nova Scotia craft breweries under one roof. Regular ticket price includes access to the event, 12 – 4 oz beer samples, and a take-home glass. VIP ticket includes 1 hour earlier access to the event, 16 – 4 oz beer samples, and a special take-home glass. Ticket here: https://www.nscraftbeerfest.ca

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