Hallowe'en weekend here in Chester. While the actual "trick or treat"
affair doesn't get underway until the 31st, those of us who enjoy an
adult beverage (or ten) like to get a jump on such things here in the
In fact some started as early as last weekend. The annual
Harvest Fest took place at Lordly Park last Sunday. Batman, Superman,
Cinderella and more were all in attendance. Lots of games and
entertainment for the short ones and it was PACKED! Even "Lichen Man"
was there to entertain with his saw.
This Week in Chester
Wednesday, Shannon at the Green Grocer on Queen Street is having an up
to 50% off sale. This sale is one day only and runs until 8 pm tonight.
Tomorrow night @ 7:30pm the Chester Playhouse is continuing their Judi Dench film series with "The Shipping News." In
upcoming Playhouse news Chester's own Old Man Luedecke is on stage next
Thursday, November 1st @ 8pm. Get a ticket now because it will be a
sold out performance.
Friday evening the Fo'c'sle Pub
is hosting a Hallowe'en costume contest with prizes while featuring the
band "Memphis Knights" who will take the stage at 9pm.The kitchen will
be slingin' hash till 10pm. Don't miss out on the ribs - order up the Fred Flintstone size.
On Saturday why not stop in at Kiwi for lunch. A delightful little café in the theatre district on Pleasant Street. It's "truly delicious."
On Sunday the Rope Loft
is bidding you adieu for the season. They are having an all you can eat
buffet for $16.95 starting at 11am. Eggs bennie, fishcakes, homemade
baked beans, chowder, fish and chips, beef and seafood dishes all await
you on the waterfront. Throughout this week they are having a 10oz strip
loin special. Get down there, park yourself on the deck, and enjoy the
last rays of summer and the autumn colours.
Curtis and Bonnie
Szakacs (must be locals) and their 7 children (Catholic?) will be
playing at the Chester United Baptist Church @ 7pm. Curtis and Bonnie
are musicians, song-writers and recording artists in ministry for the
Lord. They have traveled with their music throughout various parts of
Canada and the United States.
Get your broom out of the closet and fly down here for the weekend. You won't be disappointed.
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