Get in some local shopping, take in the downtown lights, and hit up the museum this weekend! 

1. The Halifax Seaport Farmers Market is the oldest continuously running Farmers Market in North America, Pavillion 22, 1031 Marginal Rd, on the Halifax Waterfront. Doors open Saturday morning at 8 and will shock the pants off you with over 250 local goods, artisans, crafts, and yummy international foods. Your family won’t get bored at the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market, there’s so much to see and do, you might even catch some live entertainment. Want to contribute to the local smorgasbord? Visit their site for more info.

2. Craft East Buyers’ Expo, this Saturday and Sunday, promotes crafts and giftware manufactured exclusively in the Atlantic Provinces. You will find the finest in candles, clothing, food, glass, home decor and more at Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown. Doors open at 9.

3. The Museum of Natural History celebrates the connection and balance between the natural and human worlds. The exhibit, Body Worlds Vital is showing from January 27 to April 30 and officers an amazing opportunity to understand our anatomy, health, and gain a new appreciation for what it means to be human.

4. Delightful Downtown is a series of vivid light shows and installations around Downtown Halifax, and includes the beautiful light projection show in honour of African Heritage Month projected sunset to 11:00 P.M. nightly on the former Halifax Memorial Library Building at Grafton Park (corner of Spring Garden Road and Grafton Street). These light projection shows feature different seasonal and cultural themes and will run until March 2023. You can get the schedule here: