What’s Cooking in Nova Scotia August 11 to 25?

Photo of: Wild Nova Scotia Blueberries

Blueberries take centre stage this month with the Wild Blueberry Harvest Festival happening throughout central Nova Scotia. From a blueberry themed demo cooking class and blueberry themed kitchen party, to feasting on the delicious spoils of a day spent at a U-Pick, here’s what’s cooking in Nova Scotia this week:

August 11
Learn the tricks of the trade from lobster fishers atop a real lobster fishing boat. Rudders Seafood Restaurant & Brew Pub wants you to experience the best that Nova Scotia has to offer during their lobster education sessions.

Photo of: Lobster with Butter

August 11
Learn to create sweet and savory dishes using Nova Scotia blueberries at The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery with their Blueberry Fest Cookery School Demo Class, only $35 + tax.

August 12
Wines on the Water Wednesdays: Experience a five-food and local wine pairing while you enjoy a two-hour tour of the Halifax Harbour with Luckett Vineyards and Tall Ship Silva.

Photo of: Luckett Wines on the Water

August 14
City Chefs at Sugar Moon Farm – Five chefs, five courses, five cocktails for a night you won’t want to miss so book your spot now.

August 14-29
It’s the Wild Blueberry Harvest Festival, with blueberry-themed events happening throughout central Nova Scotia. Head to a Wild Blueberry U-Pick, attend the Blueberry Kitchen Party on the Wharf at Masstown Market, or treat the little ones to a Wild Blueberry Teddy Bear Picnic. With this great schedule of events, you’re sure to find blueberry themed fun for the whole family.

Photo of: Blueberry Harvest

August 15
Looking for a way to unwind this weekend? Head to Jost Vineyards and enjoy an afternoon of blueberry-inspired fun in celebration of the Wild Blueberry Harvest Festival.

August 15
Dining on the Ocean Floor with The Flying Apron Inn and Cookery – a culinary experience like no other. This is the third dinner hosted by the talented team at Flying Apron with only one more date available, so don’t miss out on this amazing experience.

Photo of: Dining on the Ocean Floor Appitizer

August 15
Live at The Grand Banker Bar & Grill, eclectic rock band Exiled to Sea. Come out and enjoy local music, drinks and Nova Scotia-inspired food like The Lunenburger – here’s a hint, it’s topped with lobster.

Photo of: The Grand Banker Lunenburger

(Photo credit: Local Connections Halifax)

August 16
Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa is hosting a family fun event from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 16. Come out and enjoy face painting, a Sunday evening buffet, sundae bar, a bonfire and marshmallow roast.

August 16
Join Ecology Action Centre for their Perfect World event – a magical evening of food, drink, music, and art. Local chef Jason Lynch of Le Caveau Restaurant is one of the chefs preparing delectable eats for attendees.

Photo of: Chef Jason Lynch Prep

August 19
Need to sedate those #ChowderWednesday cravings? Head up the coast for some chowder love at either Arichat Seafood Market or Miller’s Tap & Grill.

August 20
The Coast Food Truck Party is happening again and everyone is invited. Visit our friends from Kitchen Door Catering for yummy eats, and then stop by Garrison for some #ThirstyThursday suds.

Photo of: The Coast Food Truck Party

(Photo credit: The Coast)

August 22
Dance and swing the night away after enjoying a fabulous dinner at Luckett Vineyards for their Swing Under the Stars event.

August 22
Find your happy place at the D’Vine Morsels Restaurant Grand Opening Party – where food and wine make for an unforgettable experience at Avondale Sky Winery.

Photo of: D'Vine Morsels Winery Restaurant Patio

August 23
Visit the Valley vineyards on two wheels in support of Feed Nova Scotia. The Nova Scotia Wine Country Ride will take you on a 60 km ride, with stops at local wineries, for a fun and active taste through the Annapolis Valley. Register for your spot in this great event.

Photo of: NS Wine Country Ride

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