night was the grand opening of the World War I display at the Lordly
House Museum located at 133 Central Street. This show features artifacts
and pictures of our local service men and women,war bonds,maps,post
cards and all sorts of stuff. There were cadets and songs from the era
and a dedication by veteran George Hilchie. It was fabulous. Get over to
Lordy House this month to check it out and learn about the Lordly
connection to WW1.
Last Thursday the Rope Loft hosted the "ABF"
opening regatta of the season. It was a ton of fun and even Richard won a
prize with his schooner "Endeavour" despite having no mast and
therefore no sails. Go figure.
This Thursday night the Rope Loft
is featuring their basket of "peel and eat shrimp." They also have
some fresh Bulwark apple cider on tap made from Annapolis Valley apples
to go with your little pink crustaceans.
Friday the Chester
Farmers Market boys and girls are back in town at the train
station/tourist bureau from 10 am - 2 pm. The asparagus won't last
forever so buck up and get over there. If we don't support this venture
they will leave, so make an effort to get there every week.
Friday night the Fo'c'sle Pub
is featuring their rib special from 5-10 pm. These ribs are "fall off
the bone" fabulous. Happy Hour is from 5-6pm so don't be late.
Lea Farm is hosting their annual "Breakfast & Plant Sale' from
8-11am Saturday morning.There is a full breakfast on the menu for $6.50
to soak up last night's activities. There will be annuals, perennials,
transplants, hanging baskets & planters, herbs, herbal oils and
vinegars. There is also a bake table of goodies and mulch orders will be
taken. For info call 902-275-5622.
Sunday is the 5th Annual
Chester Cut N Run 5K Walk, 5K Run, 10K Run starting at the Chester Area
Middle School at 9 am. Cost is $25 for Adults, $10 for youth 18 years
and under.To register call the Recreation Office at 902-275-3490.
can recover from the run at the Captain Kidd Rod & Gun Club in East
Chester from 11am- 6 pm. Dinner includes: 1-1 ½ lb lobster, salad
roll, tea or coffee, wine and homemade pie all for $22. Tickets may be
purchased at Kelvin's Taxidermy and Gun Shop or call 902- 277-1980.
Tuesday, June 8th, is the start of the Village Commission's green bin
weekly collection which runs until late September. Now you can drive
your little green gremlin to the curb every week.
Also next week the Chester Playhouse is offering up their After School Program (ASP) from Monday to Thursday at 7 pm. The
grades 6-8 will be showcasing 'My Invisible Friend' on Monday; the
primary to grade two will be performing 'A Little Bull' on Tuesday, and
'Puff' written by Cynthia Myers, will be performed on Thursday by the
grades 3-5 group. You can check out the plot lines and order your tickets on the Playhouse website.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on." - Winston Churchill