What’s Cooking in Nova Scotia July 26 – August 2, 2016

Nova Scotia is known for great food and beverages and also for fantastic musical talent. Enjoy some tunes and celebrate history with local food this week in Nova Scotia! 


July 26: Scottish Pipes & Fiddle

Great food and toe-tapping tunes are a plenty at The Townhouse Brewpub & Eatery. Anita MacDonald lights up the stage with her dancing and fiddle music while Ben Miler delights on the bagpipes. The kitchen is open and tasty food awaits! More Info:  Townhouse Pub Night

July 27: Live Jazz with Willem Paynter

Known for their wine, but now for their tunes Obladee, A Wine Bar welcomes all Wednesday night. Join them in celebrating featured wines, enjoy great food and the perfect mix of jazz tunes.
Buskers Festival 2016 Photo By: Buskers Festival

July 27-August 1: 30th International Buskers Festival

The Buskers Festival brings surprise, laughs and awe to all ages this weekend! Hungry after the show? Stop by Tempo Food + Drink for happy hour pricing, or Heartwood Restaurant, Waterfront Warehouse Restaurant & Oyster HouseSugah! Confectionery & Ice Cream Emporium or The Stubborn Goat Beer Garden on the boardwalk for some snacks.

Mateus Bistro - Apple Patio

July 29-31st: HOP’S & CHOP’s

A whole weekend of fun is waiting in Mahone Bay with HOP’s & CHOP’s! Delicious local beer and food by chef Matt Krizan of Mateus Bistro pairs beautifully with the views of Mahone Bay and musical performances. Every night there will be a pig roast too! More InfoHops & Chops at Mateus Bistro

White Point Couple on Beach
July 26-29: White Point Awaits

There’s lots to do in at White Point Beach Resort this week! This Friday, learn about and experience Mi’Kmaq Culture  – as you sit around the fire try a traditional bread, lu’sknikn, local maple syrup and blueberry tea. Tickets: $20/person, $40/family Reserve Your Spot: sipukel@gmail.com or call 902-354-5501

The Bite House

July 30: Food Day Canada 

Taste of Nova Scotia members join Food Day Canada to celebrate Canadian food at it’s best. The Bite House, Charlotte Lane and Lincoln Street Food are three of 23 restaurants participating across Nova Scotia. More Info: Food Day in Canada.

Save the date!

August 3: Chef’s Table at Agricola Street Brasserie is not to be missed! Six courses of expertly crafted food, right in front of you at the Kitchen Counter. Spaces fill up quick so act fast. RSVP: Agricola Street Brasserie Kitchen Counter

August 4-6: Digby Scallop Days! Join the community of Digby as they celebrate a much loved seafood, industry and the people who make it what it is today. Need a place to stay? Be sure to visit Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa. More Info: Digby Scallop Days

August 5: New Ross Night Market. Celebrate the fun in New Ross with tastes from Rime Restaurant & Wine Bar, Ironworks Distillery, Planters Ridge Winery, Meander River Farm & Brewery and more! Be sure to enjoy a special taste of Bulwark Cider’s special anniversary cider. More Info: 200th Anniversary-Night Market

August 5 & 6: The brews will be flowing at the Halifax Seaport BeerFest. Celebrating ten years of beer this year – it’s one not to be missed. More Info & Tickets: Seaport BeerFest.

August 13: Luau at The Port Pub. Get your leis ready! The Port Pub and Bistro celebrates by the sea with music, a pig roast and cocktails. More Info: Port Pub Luau 

August 19 – September 3: Wild Blueberry Harvest Festival – Enjoy a HUGE schedule of events including live music, community picnics, teas, suppers and pancake breakfasts, farmers’ markets, pie eating and baking contests, quilt fairs, exhibitions, children’s activities, U-Picks, blueberry wine fest, beer garden, kitchen parties and more!

September Events:

September 24: Cask Throwdown Craft Beer Cask Competition

September 20-25: Festival of Wines 2016 brings together wines of old and new with this year’s event “Old World and New World Wines”. More Info: 2016 Festival of Wines

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