1. Make the short drive up Highway 101 to Windsor for The Hants County Ex First established in 1765, the Hants County Exhibition is celebrating its 256th year making it the oldest continuously run agricultural fair in North America. Goes without saying that Hants County folk can serve up a double weekend of fun for the entire family, so get on out there this weekend before the fair wraps up! Performances by Razzmatazz for Kids, meet all kinds of animals, visit the 4H barn, and then jump on into the Bounce Kingdom! $5 daytime admission, 5 and under FREE. Bracelets extra. Check the HC Ex link for Covid entry requirements.
2. Gimme all the shawarma & take in the sights, sounds, and tastes of EVERYTHING LEBANESE! The Lebanese Cedar Festival gives you an amazing weekend of entertainment, delicious Lebanese cuisine, live music, cultural shows, children’s fun play area and, get this, admission is FREE! Bring your friends and family! Doors Friday at 4, Saturday and Sunday at 11 at their new location, 111 Clayton Park Dr in Halifax.
3. Salt Yard II, Halifax waterfront. Be there or be square this Saturday at 8pm. The Altruistic Current Society and Develop Nova Scotia would like to bring you back to a simpler time with the Saturday Morning Cartoons @Night series. This free, family-friendly, all-ages event invites the public to enjoy their favourite Saturday morning cartoons projected on a 20-foot screen. Additionally, the event will have all your favourite morning snacks for purchase.
4. Mark your calendars for Sunday at 3 outside on the Garrison Grounds on the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site. Halifax Lancers invites you to join them for the 85th Anniversary Musical Ride featuring live music performed by the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra and MC’ed by Amy Smith, host of CBC Nova Scotia News and Atlantic Tonight. Admission is free and all are welcome!