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Weekend Wrap-Up, July 12-14, 2019

You are invited to celebrate some cultural heritage, take a ride across the harbour, and have good old family fun!

1. Hit the road to Lunenburg to celebrate regional cultural heritage, creativity, and craftsmanship! You’re family is invited the 44th annual Lunenburg Craft & Food Festival at the Lunenburg War Memorial Arena (19 Green Street) and the Lunenburg Community Centre Auditorium (15 Green Street) on Saturday from 10-5, Sunday 10-4. This show brings together some of the finest artisans, craftspeople, musicians, entertainers, and food vendors to create a unique summer marketplace. Sample from a variety of Food Trucks offering unique menus and specialty items! For tickets head here!

2. Theodore Tugboat is setting the stage for the Halifax Jazz Festival’s Splash! Bang! Boom! Make music and set sail with Ross Burns on Thursday, Matt Gallant on Friday, and Siobhan Martin on Saturday. Each day there are 2 sailings at 10 and 11. It’s first come, first serve, so best be early to get a seat! The kids won’t want to miss this event, and it’s totally FREE (kids must be accompanied by an adult).

3. The Lebanese Festival begins on Thursday at 4, and is open, beginning at 11-late every day until the closing ceremonies conclude at 10 on Sunday evening. At the Olympic Community Centre on Hunter Street expect delicious Lebanese food, music, folk dancing, plenty of entertainment for all ages, and no admission! They are even giving out complimentary coffee at Café Al-Arz! There will be a gift shop, meals, and a raffle, if not spending any money was not turning your family’s collective crank. Go ahead and see why this volunteer-fuelled festival has been rated as one of the most vibrant and successful cultural festivals since 2001!

4. The Fairview Community Association invites everyone to join in the fun at ‘Fairview Family Day’ this Saturday! Bring your blankets and chairs and head on over to Piercey Field for a FREE BBQ, bouncy castles, games, outdoor movie, fireworks, and more! The party starts at 4pm! Rain date is scheduled for July 20th.