was a mass exodus last week of many of our summer friends so now it
truly feels like fall. Yup, pitch black at 8 pm. Oh la la. Winter is
coming. You can smell it in the air.
The tiny yacht "Athos"
pictured above, rolled into Deep Cove on Monday. Nice to see we're
keeping up with the Jones'. Apparently there was a traffic jam on the
Blandford Peninsula with everyone stopping to have a gawk.
This Week in Chester
This Saturday is a "First Saturday" and the merchant's are offering special experiences to celebrate it. Light My Fire on
Duke Street is offering a "Wax and Water Candle" workshop. Build an
under sea scene in your candle for $15/ candle.The workshop is on a drop
in basis from 9-6pm for this first Saturday.
The Rope Loft
is celebrating First Saturday by introducing their newest girl in town
and on tap "Garrison Hop Yard." So hop down into a deck chair and try
out the new suds.
The Senior College Association of Nova Scotia
is hosting an open house at Saint Stephen's Community Centre, 54 Regent
Street, Chester from 2:30pm onwards. Meet professors Roland Lewis and
Alan Griffiths, who will preview their Fall courses in "Selected Topics
in Microbiology" ie: Super Bugs and Antibiotics (October 2 to November
6) and "Currents and Ideas in 20th Century Photography" (October 1 to
November 5), a witty presentation of an interesting subject. For more
info or to register visit SCANS.
The Chester Arts Centre
@ 60 Queen Street is presenting a workshop with Jennie Carton on
September 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 9:30 - 12:30pm. Using varied drawing
materials you will work to finish drawings in each class, concentrating
on compositions, colour and enhancing mood using varied contrast.
at the Arts Centre this week is a Lettering Workshop, a one day class
September 7th from 10am- 3pm with Micheline Courtemanche. It opens with a
discussion on the anatomy of letters exploring different ways to
manipulate their style and change their character. Bring out the
pencils, pens, paints, scissors and explore different tools and
techniques. By the end of the day, you will have created a unique snail
mail letter to send before Canada Post goes under. Hurry!
Rope Loft is offering half price appetizers Thursday evening from 5- 8
pm with double martinis for 4 clams. You'll be seeing double in no time
flat. Friday night they have prime rib on the plate until the last slab goes down.
has the Artisans and Farmer's Market back at the Train Station. It's
harvest season so there will be lots of fresh goodies to stock up on and
the meat and pie boys will be flogging da wife's pickles too.
Friday evening the Fo'c'sle Pub has John Cole Porter and the Handsome Devils on stage @ 9pm. With a handle like that how could you pass this up? Saturday night the George Carter Jr. Trio is on deck at the same time. Reclaim your seat from the previous night.
The above article was in a British newspaper last week.
You do not need a parachute to skydive. You need a parachute to skydive twice.