What’s cooking in Nova Scotia October 7 – 21?

Oct. 1 – 30

The Valley Pumpkin Festival is the perfect chance to sample local cuisine; tour a winery; or harvest your own fruits and vegetables at a local u-pick and farm.

Stirlings - Pumpkin Patch

Oct. 1 – 31

The HarbourCity Bar & Grill’s Harvest Table d’hôte menu lasts the whole month of October. Bring in a bag of any harvest food item for the food bank and receive $10.00 off your meal. 

Harbour City

Oct. 11 & 12
Celebrate Fall Wine Fest with Domanie de Grand Pre Winery. Free wine tours, tastings and music. Save room for a meal at Le Caveau Restaurant.

Grand Pre Winery

Oct. 13

Celebrate Thanksgiving with a delicious meal prepared with local ingredients and skip the clean up. Atlantica Hotel and Marina Oak IslandDigby Pines Golf Resort, Liscombe Lodge Resort, The Prince GeorgeWhite Point Beach Resort, and the Ye Olde Argyler Lodge are all putting on speciality Thanksgiving brunches, lunches or dinners.

Thanksgiving w. Digby Pines

Oct. 16

Gold Medal Plates is the ultimate celebration of Canadian Excellence in cuisine, wine, the arts and athletic achievement. Celebrated in eleven cities across Canada in 2014, the event features premiere Nova Scotian chefs fighting for a spot at the nation-wide Canadian Culinary Championship. The Halifax event features 9 of the provinces best chefs, olympic athletes and the musical stylings of Jim Cuddy.

Gold Medal Plates

Nov. 12-16

Head to Wolfville, Nova Scotia for five jam-packed days of film, food and wine. Devour! The Food Film Fest will be serving up the latest from the world of culinary cinema, paired with wine tours, tastings, pop-ups, and industry sessions.

Devour! Film Fest


Looking to escape for a vacation at a beautiful Nova Scotian resort? By purchasing a ticket in the QEII Home Lottery you could win a chance to visit the Trout Point Lodge for a romantic weekend or Cabot Links Resort for a golf getaway.

Trout Point Lodge

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