has taken full advantage of the week and is carving the Post Office
tree into a sculpture. He is donating his time and expertise as a gift
to the village. Stop by, say hello and drop off a donation for PRO kids.
This funding supports kids who might not otherwise be able to finance
Yesterday was "Big Garbage" - never a finer example
of recycling-lots of gems on the street scape. I hope someone took
Timmy's couch as I would loved to have had it if I had a truck. If you
missed week A, relocate all your recycled wares to a friend's "Week B"
property next Monday night.
This Week in Chester
Last night was the fabulous opening night of "Broadway without Borders" at the Chester Playhouse;
a musical tale of two Maritimers goin' down the road to...New York !
with all the trials and tribulations that go with it. A must see.
Thursday "Music in the Air" is the theme of this years 2012 Flower
Show and Tea hosted by the Chester Garden Club at the Chester Legion on
Duke St from 1:30 to 5pm.
Friday is BIG.
Farmer's market is back at the Parade Square from 2:30-5pm. Remember in
the 70's when your mother posted the Canada Food Guide on the fridge?
Well, the market supplies all 4 food categories. Stock up here and you
will live longer if you dial down that rum habit.
delightful fresh foodie stop that is open daily is The Green Grocer at
44 Queen Street. Shannon has many fabulous organic goodies on the
shelves and the lovely butcher's style fridge is brimming with fresh
produce. Don't trip over Campbell on the way in - she is the delightful
Lab that is the shop's mascot.
is opening Malcolm Callaway's exhibit from 6-8pm Friday evening.
Malcolm's shows always draw a crowd so get there early with cheque book
Also Friday evening @1800 hours there is a centennial birthday celebration for Hayseed IV with a sail past salute at the Chester Yacht Club.
There will be Classic yachts docked on the wharf for viewing during
cocktails and hors d'oeuvres and the Chester Brass Band will be
serenading you from the band stand.
Yachting friends are encouraged
to join the sail/motor past to salute Hayseed and her classic
girlfriends. There will be fireworks to follow by Chester's own
pyrotechnic, Kerry Keddy.
Follow up all this excitement and dance off your energy with "Peter Grant and Three for Now" at the Fo'c'sle Pub. If you missed the hors d'oeuvres at the Club, the kitchen is open until 10pm.
Why not stop by the Rope Loft for Saturday brunch from 11-2pm? Delightful dining on the waterfront.
night has "Saucy Jack" at the Fo'c'sle at 8pm, a fun cover band with
great dancing tunes that also have "Farewell to Nova Scotia" in their
repertoire.Here's a little utube clip of the Fo'c'sle.
evening @7 pm "Brass Impact" will be playing at the Chester
Bandstand. Always a crowd pleaser, these concerts attract followers from
far and wide. Rug rats are welcome to come dance on the grass.
Link Nicoll offers a three-session class in Chester
Street Photography from Monday July 30th/August 1st and 3rd from 9-11am.
It's one of the oldest genres of photography and Link will help you
explore the work of well-known street photographers while offering the
technical and artistic guidance to help you create a small portfolio of
Chester street images ready to be submitted to the photography
competition sponsored by the Chester Municipal Heritage Society. Bring
The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven is estimated to
be $16,400, which is still much less than professional therapy.