What’s Cooking in Nova Scotia July 14 to 28?

Photo of: Mussels - Dining on the Ocean Floor

July is all about festivals, seafood and wine! From a food truck party and breakfast by the sea, to traveling off the beaten path, here’s what’s cooking in Nova Scotia this week:

July 15
Une Soirée de Poésie Française at Planters Ridge Winery – spend the evening enjoying delicious wine and the beauty of a French poetry reading.

A photo of a woman at Planters Ridge Vineyard

July 15–25
Get the family ready for the Yarmouth Seafest. From a breakfast by the sea to a seafood-cannery-tour at IMO Foods Ltd – enjoy 10 days of sea-inspired fun for everyone.

July 16
It’s a food truck party and everyone’s invited! At The Coast Food Truck Party visit our friends from Kitchen Door Catering for yummy eats, then stop by Garrison Brewery for some #ThirstyThursday suds.

photo of garrison beer

July 17
Boots, chaps and cowboy hats – The Port Pub is going country. Get your 2-step ready for dancing the night away with music by Jason Price – remember to re-fuel with BBQ Sticky Ribs or The Port Burger.

Photo of: Sticky Ribs from The Port Pub

July 17
Miller’s Tap & Grill is having a customer appreciation party. Come out and enjoy drink specials, live music, good eats, and more.

July 17 & 18
Lincoln Street Food – Where food meets fashion. Muriel Dombret will be showcasing her summer collection and the folks at Lincoln Street will be serving a special “fashionista” prix fixe dinner.

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July 18
Relax in the sun at Jost Vineyards Summer Festival. Take a bike ride around the vines or enjoy the tunes with a glass of wine.

Photo of: Jost Summer Festival

July 18
Take a wine and vine experience tour at Avondale Sky Winery – learn about the wine-making process, sample wine, and get hands-on in the vineyard.

Photo of: Avondale Sky Winery

July 18
Kick-up your heels at Luckett Vineyards Blues on the Hill event. Start the night dancing then relax on the patio with a glass of wine or beer and feast on a delicious meal.

July 18-19
Masstown Market is celebrating its annual Seafood Festival. From sandcastle building and touch tank fun, to BBQ seafood sampling, you’re sure to have a blast all weekend long.

Photo of: Lobster at MasstownMarket

July 19
Peach and prosciutto pizza, fish tacos, sushi, eggs benedict… Are you hungry yet? Enjoy it all at The Prince George Hotel this Sunday for their pride week kick-off brunch.

Photo of: Prince George Pride

July 23
Delight in the tastes of India. Take the The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery‘s hands-on cooking class: Indian Delights.

Photo of: Indian Dish The Flying Apron

July 23
Travel off the beaten path on a Good Cheer Trail adventure with Go North Tours this #ThirstyThursday. Avondale Sky WineryMeander River Farm and Brewery will get you two stamps on your passport – only 36 more to go!

July 24
Cocktail party anyone? The Hatfield House Culinary Experiences & Restaurant is hosting a soirée on their patio. Learn to make two types of cocktails and eat your way through delicious tapas – like lobster popcorn.

Photo of: Lobster Popcorn from The Hatfield House

July 25
A culinary experience like no other – dining on the ocean floor at low tide. Enjoy locally-sourced food and beverages, a guided shore tour, sunset gazing, and a bonfire atop the cliffs with The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery.

Photo of: Dining on the Ocean Floor

July 25–26
Make it a weekend getaway and stay at the Pictou Lodge Beach Resort. Their Oceanside breakfast is a great way to start the day before heading out for fun in the sun at the Pugwash HarbourFest.

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