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Weekend Wrap-up: July 16-17, 2016

1. Animated City kicks off on Friday night with a showing of the animated version of Lord of the Rings! Bring your blanket, chairs, friends and family and head to Tall Ships Quay by dusk! 2. The Jazz Festival is on! Get your tickets for one of the many great shows and head out and enjoy! Or head to one ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: July 9-10, 2016

1. Come and help celebrate 10 years of the Young Naturalists Club as they showcase the winners of their Youth Nature Writing and Art Contest! The show will run from July 7th – July10th. At the Pavia Espresson Bar and Café in their new location at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia! 2. Did you know… Bees can visit up ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: July 1-3, 2016

Happy Canada Day! Bring on the red and white and get out to enjoy some of the many celebrations going on around town for our nation’s 149th birthday! … head to Ribfest and chow down on all the hot tasty ribs your stomach can hold! … have you got your tickets to the Tattoo? It’s the world’s largest annual indoor ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: June 25-26, 2016

1. You’re invited to join wilderness lovers of all ages at Open Forest Day at Shubie Park. Come walk the woodland trails and find interactive displays about wildlife, biodiversity and more. You can also try canoeing, drumming and other fun things. 2. Chapters book-store is celebrating the end of school and start of summer reading with an in-store party and ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: June 18-19, 2016

1. Come make a splash at MEC Halifax Paddlefest 2016! This urban celebration of all things paddlesport is ideal for anyone wanting to try out different kayaks and paddleboards or looking to fine tune their skills! 2. Have kids who are interested in sailing? Come to the learn to sail open house at the Bedford Yacht Club! They will have some ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: June 11-12, 2016

1. The oldest and largest cultural festival in Halifax, Greek Fest, is on! Join them this weekend for a taste of Greece in the heart of Halifax. Enjoy delicious food, be entertained by Greek music and dance, take free language classes, kids activities, a Byzantine Church tour & more! 2. The Clay Cafe has landed on Portland Street in Dartmouth ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: June 4-5, 2016

1. It’s time for the annual Doors Open Halifax . A day when more than 30 different spaces and buildings like City Hall, the fire station and the Waeg, open their doors to the public to visit for free! 2. The Cedar Festival brings the best of Lebanon to Halifax. Enjoy authentic Lebanese cuisine, music, cultural shows, a kids zone ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: May 28-29, 2016

1. Three shows, two pit parties and a whole lot of BIG wheels will be at Scotia Speedway all weekend for Monster Jam. Bring the family for an action-filled show featuring Grave Digger, El Diablo, Devastator and more! 2. Head to the valley this weekend for the Apple Blossom Festival. Jam-packed full of family fun including parades, rides, crafts, games ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: May 21-22, 2016

1. Get ready, get set, go go go! It’s Bluenose marathon weekend! Head out and run in the Doctors Nova Scotia Youth run with your kids or get out and cheer on all the runners. The energy is awesome! 2. To celebrate the launch of  If I Were A Zombie, there’s going to be a monster launch party for all ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: May 14-15, 2016

1. The first tall ship of the season has arrived, the Cuauhtémoc from Mexico. She is a sail training vessel and will be in port all weekend. It’s open for free public desk tours, check the schedule for times. 2. On Saturday you and your babes are invited to celebrate the latest book in the popular Baby Steps series at ... Read More »