Remembrance Day ceremony was a corker and the weather cooperated. The
parade square was packed, there was a "fly by" by an old fighter plane
and the band played on. It was epic.
It's Gingerbread time again !
The Festival kicks off in just over 2 weeks. There are several
divisions for the gingerbread house entries and each winning entry will
win a $150 prize thanks to our generous sponsors. Blow the cobwebs out
of the oven and get busy.
This Week in Chester
Tonight is Big Pitcher Wednesday at the Foc's'le Pub. 3 clams off a pitcher of beer to go with your pasta of choice which is the special of the day. Bring the family.
Thursday night @ 7:30pm the Chester Playhouse
presents it's Maggie Smith film series with "Suddenly Last Summer."
Maggie plays Mrs. Venerable who wants her niece institutionalized to
hide her family secret. Natasha Richardson plays Catherine Holly who
witnessed the gory death of her cousin Sebastian and has not recovered
from this and the events leading up to this. Rob Lowe plays the
psychiatrist who is here to evaluate and institutionalize Catherine.
Remember Nicki's is open from Thursday to Sunday every week until December 8th. Get your little piece of heaven before she is lathering up with the stallions on Somebeachsomewhere.
Friday night the Klunkers take the stage at the Fo'c'sle Pub. This is a fun group with a combination of folk and blues.
night there is dinner theatre at the Legion. Doors open @5:30 pm,
dinner@ 6:30 pm. That's late for the Legion - they are usually washing
up by then. The Accidental Actors will be performing "Nick's Place" a
play depicting 1930's prohibition days.Tickets may be purchased at
Scotiabank or by calling Gerri 275-3817. Monies raised will help enhance
lives of the residents of Shoreham Village.
This Sunday from
1:30 - 3:30 pm there will be a 2 hour guided walking tour of the west
side of the Gold River Gold Mines, part of the Nova Scotia gold rush of
the 1860s. Adults $10 and Children (under 12 years) $5 and Children
under 6 years are free. All proceeds for a new roof on the Chester
Train Station. By reservation only. 275-3718.
the Chester Garden Club is meeting at St. Stephen's Hall @ 6:30 for 7:00
pm. Topic: Streptocarpus: a rainbow of colour - an interesting plant
grown and explained by our own Edward Rafuse.
A BIG congratulations to "Swingology" and our very own Tom and Cynthia Myers for winning Music Nova Scotia's Jazz recording of the Year ! Yeahhhhh !
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