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Weekend Wrap-Up, June 21, 2019


Strum, farm, fly, and buzz you way along this weekend, Haligonians!

1. There’s a newfangled stringband hootenanny in town! Take a ride to the Avon River Heritage Museum in Newport, NS for this weekends’ Full Circle Festival! It’s a weekend of camping, music, good food, friendly friends, dogs, kids, and dancing! Take in a workshop, maybe yoga or seed bomb making? There are a ton of daily activities for the kids too. Face painting, puppet making, water fun and they even have a yurt for the little ones to hang out in! You can purchase a weekend pass or a day pass and kids 10 and under are FREE! If you plan to camp out for the weekend, here are a few answers to questions you may have!

2. RiverBreeze Farm in Truro is having a first! A first Baby Animal Festival!! Head out to the farm on Saturday and Sunday see oh-so-cute baby goats, lambs, piglets, chicks, bunnies, ducks, horse and calves. The kiddos can enjoy the jumping pillow, slide, human foosball and many more playground activities. You’ll even get to see the adorable kangaroos, Bruce and Tilly. You’ll be able to purchase snacks and drink at the concession stand and its open 11-4 both days. Admission is $7 and kids 2 and under are FREE.

3. For the fifth year in a row, the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum is hosting a Family Fun Day and BBQ! It begins at 10 on Saturday on Sky Boulevard close to Halifax Stanfield International Airport and there is something to wow anyone of any age! The fact that humans have figured out how to put something that weighs hundreds of thousands of kilograms in the air and have it stay there is nothing short of an engineering miracle. There will be a team of volunteers standing by to entertain the kids, feed you a burger, and explain how the phenomenon of flight works, so propel your family down there and support this fantastic museum!

4. Did you hear the Buzzzzz? The Shubenacadie Wildlife Park is going Wild about Bees all weekend! Saturday and Sunday you can peer into the lives of the tiny workers. There’s even an active beehive with her royal Highness, the Queen! You may even get to enjoy a sweet taste test of some delicious local honey. Admission is the regular park price and you can make a fun craft to take home for an extra $1.