What’s Cooking June 3 – June 10?
Whatever is marked on your calendar for this week, it’s about to get a whole lot brighter, literally! From food tours, to cocktail festivals, you’re bound to enjoy some of the best cuisine and drink that Nova Scotia has to offer. Not to mention a night filled with beer and fireworks… now that’s guaranteed to add some spark to your week! Don’t miss out!
June 4: Oyster Night at Compass Distillers
Oh shucks! Hooked will be joining Compass Distillers on June 4th to host oyster night from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.! Be prepared to sip cocktails and slurp oysters on Tuesday night!
More Information: Compass Distillers
June 6: Drink Atlantic Cocktail Festival
Drink Atlantic Cocktail Festival is a great event celebrating and supporting the cocktail industry here in Halifax. Our city punches above its weight in the food and beverage industry with world-class cocktails being crafted right here! From June 6 to June 8 learn everything you need to know about what goes into making these cocktails and how to appreciate them more.
More Information: Drink Atlantic
June 6: Wolfville Food Tour
Wolfville is a culinary hotspot in the Annapolis Valley with more than 20 eateries to entice the most famished foodie. Wolfville Food Tours helps navigate through the tasty abundance with specific stops and up to seven samples. This flavourful journey will leave your taste buds satisfied and have you making decisions on where to visit again tomorrow.
This three-hour walking food tour visits up to seven different establishments in the beautiful, bustling core of Wolfville. Starting at Just Us! Coffee.
$59(w/fees)+HST = $67.40 – Adults
$54(w/fees)+HST = $61.65 – Under 18 years
(minimum 1 guest, maximum 12 guests)
More Information: Wolfville Food Tours
June 7: Wine and Food Pairing
Head to the Lunenburg Yacht Club for a great night of wine and food pairing with Petite Riviere Vineyards. It will be held in the clubhouse and seats are available by reservation only. They will be showcasing a 4-course meal paired with wines from the South Shore vineyard.
More Information: Petite Riviere Wine and Food Pairing
June 7: Beer with a Bang
A special evening watching spectacular fireworks at Wayfarers Ale Brewery. Ticket includes the ‘Wayfarers’ Dole’ – a pint of their own special beer brewed on site, cheese and bread. Watch the fireworks from their brewery and we make a donation to support the Lions Club and their good work. The bar will also be open and there will be other light food available.
Ticket Information: Beer With A Bang Event Page
June 7: Cuisine & Cocktails
Sip, Sample, Savour! is a series of exclusive events sure to please your taste buds! Three nights, four breweries, four distilleries, five wines, and a whole lot of food! Held at the beautiful new Masstown Butcher Shop & Creamery, each event will be limited to 50 guests. Get your tickets now – only $49.95 each.
For More Information: Sip, Sample, Savour!
June 8: Northumbeerfest at Pictou Lodge
Mark your calendars and get ready to dance because June 8th is the 6th annual Northumbeerfest at Pictou Lodge Beach Resort. Compliment great music from the Pistol Packin’ Papas, Hush, and the Albert Brothers Band with tasty ales from several local craft breweries.
For More Information: Pictou Lodge Northumbeerfest
An Evening Of Cabernet Franc Small Lots (June 15): Join the Benjamin Bridge team at their private vineyard for a guided tour and tasting as they launch their latest small lots: Cabernet Franc Rosé and Cabernet Franc Red. They invite you to stroll through this special parcel of land, home of the oldest Cabernet Franc vines in Nova Scotia, while learning about the effects of the terroir and tide in this unique location.
Fathers Day BBQ Brunch Buffet (June 16): Head to The Flying Apron to celebrate Dad with their Father’s Day BBQ Brunch Buffet. They have planned a delicious BBQ themed menu with something for everyone. Reservations required. Call 902-633-2300 to book your table.
Summer Celebration 2019 (June 22): Join Luckett Vineyards for the sixth year welcoming summer to the mountain with Party Boots. Enjoy admission, dinner and 1 glass of select wine, beer or cider all for $55 + tax. Wear your stretchy pants and dancing shoes so you can bust a move among the vines!
Tidal Bay Wine Tasting Adventure Tour (June 25): Join Uncork Nova Scotia on an exclusive wine tour that celebrates the province’s regional wine Tidal Bay and local cuisine at 3 award-winning wineries. Lobster feast included! Tickets are on sale now and go quickly. Head to Wine Tours NS to reserve your spot now.
Wines and Steins Tour (Every Friday from June to October): Nova Scotia’s Avon River Valley is becoming the next great place to enjoy wine and craft beer! This tour will whisk you away to this charming part of the province to discover a few hidden gems!
Lightkeeper’s Seafest (July 16): Step aboard a fishing boat in Yarmouth, welcomed with Nova Scotia oysters and wine. Tour the coast dotted with fishing communities enroute to Cape Forchu Lightstation where your sunset feast awaits, complete with live Acadian songs. Savour mussels and seafood-stuffed lobster, expertly paired by your host chef and sommelier with award-winning Nova Scotia wines. As night falls, your dark sky expert will share seafaring stories and legends of the stars. Presented by The Keeper’s Kitchen.