girls' send off last Wednesday was epic. The Fo'c'sle was almost as
packed as New Year's Day ! The decibel level at the PO next door is a
bit lower these days. I will now need to invest in an alarm clock to get
out of bed.
Your gingerbread entry form must be received by 5 pm Saturday to be eligible for the competition. $$$ to be won! Start your ovens now !
Local talent abounds this week. Read on.
This Week in Chester
Don't forget to buy your OHC 50/50 ticket this week. More buyers result in bigger winners. You may now buy your tickets online .
Friday night Old Man Luedecke is on stage at the Chester Playhouse
at 7:30pm. Chester's own award-winning roots singer-songwriter's latest
album "Tender Is The Night," songs are playful, coy, and soul warming.
Chris's music is rich in metaphor, heart and instrumentation...this is a
show not to be missed.
Saturday evening is loaded with options but you may pick only one as they are all at the same time.
boy Ryan Emms CD Release Party "Couldn't Be Better" is happening at
Atlantica Oak Island Resort from 4 - 6 pm. Donations to IWK for Sick
The Chester Baptist Church is hosting a Kohl Canon supper from 4:30 - 6:00 pm. Get over there right after lunch.
Even After - with a Twist" is a dinner theatre presentation by the
Accidental Actors sponsored by the Shoreham Village Ladies Auxiliary at
the Chester Legion. Doors open 5:30 pm and the play starts at 7pm. Roast
piglet is on the menu.Tickets are $25 and are available at Shoreham
Village office, Bank of Nova Scotia or Gerri Allen @ 902-275-3817.
Sunday the Gold River Gold Mines Tour is happening from 1:30 - 3:30pm. A
two hour guided walking tour of the West Side of Gold River Gold Mines,
part of the Nova Scotia Gold Rush of the 1860s. All proceeds in
support of Chester Municipal Heritage Society. For more info/reservation
(a must) call 902-275-3718.
Pat and Angela await you at the Village Emporium
on Pleasant Street. A delightful shop with something for everyone from
books to jewelry to clothing and everything in between. Think Christmas
and think "Shop Local."
Monday there is a Chester Garden Club
meeting at the St. Stephen's Hall at 6:30pm. Guest Speaker Svenja Dee
will demonstrate how to make a seasonal wreath and a seasonal
centerpiece. Refreshments followed by AGM. New members welcome.
evening at 7pm the "Friends of Nature" will hold their AGM at the
Baptist Church Hall. Guest Speaker Rosemarie Lohnes will speak on her
Living Shorelines Project. Rosemarie has been working with the Ecology
Action Centre on ways to minimize coastal erosion without destroying the
living ecosystems of our shorelines. Mary-Frances Lynch will provide an
update on the South Canoe Wind Farm; Jamie Simpson will speak on the
latest developments in sustainable harvesting practices in Nova
Scotia. All are welcome.