What’s Cooking: June 21 – 27

A flight of cider at Chain Yard Urban Cider

With warmer weather comes fun events! Enjoy live entertainment, expressing your creativity and, most of all, good food and drink! Continue reading to see what our members are cooking up for the coming week!

Old Orchard Inn

Glamour, laughter, and entertainment galore at the Old Orchard Inn on June 21! Starting at 9 p.m. enjoy the drag show featuring some of the best acts in town. Weather you’re a seasoned drag show fan, or new to the scene, this night guarantees a memorable experience! Tickets available at oldorchardinn.com!


All aboard Tall Ship Silva in Halifax Harbour during golden hour for a charming two hour sunset cruise with Ambassatours! While you sail past historic sights enjoy a variety of local Chain Yard Urband Cidery refreshments and vibrant local music. Take part in the Sunset Cruse featuring Chain Yard Cider each Sundays for a summer to remember. Book your voyage now!

The Carleton

Start your Canada Day celebrations early with Broadway Brunch at The Carleton! Doors open at noon on June 22 for an exciting annual cabaret series celebrating Canadian musicians and composers. Broadway and brunch, could it get any better than this?  Get your tickets quick!

Chain Yard Urban Cider

Get your paint brushes ready and mark your calendars for a fun night of creativity at Chain Yard Urban Cidery! Bring your significant other, mom, dad, brother or friend for Paint Your Partner night with Paint Night Rentals. Enjoy a crisp Nova Scotia cider while you paint your masterpiece! Tickets are available on Eventbrite.

The Carleton

On June 26 visit The Carleton for the ultimate Draught Showdown! Saltbox Brewing Company is facing off against Tanner & Co. in this beloved event, which will showcase over 5 courses prepared by Chef Mathias Probst, with each course paired with offerings from the two breweries. Vote for the most successful pairing and the winner will be announced at the end of the night. Get your tickets now!

Sea Level Brewing

Pizza and a Pint is back at Sea Level Brewing on Thursday, June 27! What better combination than a cheesy pie and local craft brew? From 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., join Guy Paul Thibault for an evening of great entertainment, eats, and beer. PS – Don’t forget to grab a stamp on your Good Cheer Trail passport!

June 28 – July 1: The Royal Nova Scotia Tattoo is happening and some of our awesome members are partners! Tickets are on sale now, and keep an eye out for Saltbox Brewing Company, Bulwark Cider, Benjamin Bridge, Barrelling Tide Distillery, and Sober Island Brewing.

June 29: Celebrate brand new LÜVO wine spritzers at the LÜVO Launch Party 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. hosted at Jost Vineyards! Enjoy live music on the patio, complimentary wine tastings, locally-inspired food from Seagrape Café and more. Reserve your tickets in-store or by calling 1-800-565-4567 Ext. 1018.

June 29: Maritime Express Cider is asking you to Queer Prom in Kentville! Enjoy an extravagant and eccentric night of music, drag, and more. Keep an eye out for tickets available soon!

June 30: Rock the church with The Fabulously Rich live at Church Brewing Company! Starting at 9 p.m., enjoy a mouth-watering meal, local craft beer, and high-energy music. Tickets available at churchbrewing.ca!

July 5: Old Orchard Inn Country Barn Dance is going to be boot scootin good time! From 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. get your groove on in the Heritage Barn. Tickets are available at oldorchardinn.com.

Featured Recipe: Blue In The Wind Blueberry Daiquiri

Embark on a refreshing journey with the Blue In The Wind Blueberry Daiquiri – a vibrant cocktail featuring Still Fired Distilleries’ Nana’s Blueberry Grunt Moonshine and Three Sheets to the Wind White Molasses Moonshine. Perfectly balanced with zesty lime juice and a touch of simple syrup, shake it up with ice, strain into your preferred glassware, garnish with a lime wheel, and let the delightful flavours of this cocktail whisk you away on a breeze of blueberry bliss.

Local Source Guide

Still Fired Distilleries moonshines: Available at Still Fired Distilleries and their online shop.

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