Wednesday, November 11, 2015

November 11th, 2015 Press Release!

Chester Merchants Press Release
                                                                                                              Victoria McGregor photo                                                               


Take some time today to remember the fallen heroes.  Lest we forget.

This Week in Chester

The Chester and Area Family Resource Centre is selling wreaths. There are several "wreathage"
options available from $12-$24. You must place your order by next Friday, November 20th and you may pick them up the following Friday, November 27th. Order your new bouncing baby wreath @ 902 275-4347

Celtic-folk sensation Còig will be making a rare appearance at the Chester Playhouse at 7:30 pm this Friday. Based in Cape Breton, Còig has four incredibly talented members - fiddlers Chrissy Crowley and Rachel Davis, pianist Jason Roach, and multi-instrumentalist Darren McMullen. This group has been the promotional band for Celtic Colours and have helped make the event a truly International Festival.

This Saturday is the monthly brew ha ha breakfast at the Chester Legion from 7:30-10:30 am.  Enjoy eggs (any way you like them), French toast, hash browns, beans, bacon, sausage, toast, tea/coffee or juice and get caught up on the Chester gossip.

Remember that every Sunday this month there are Gold Mine Tours from 1:30 - 3:30 pm. The 2 hour guided walking tour is on the west side of Gold River gold mines, part of the Nova Scotia gold rush of the 1860s. Adults $10. All proceeds in support of the Chester Municipal Heritage Society.  For more info/reservations (a must) call 275-3718 or email:

Next Monday the Chester Garden Club is meeting at St. Stephen's Hall at 6:30 for 7:00 pm.  The members will demonstrate how to assemble a centerpiece, using an oversized mug, and greenery from your garden (what's left), with other trimmings. Please bring an assortment of fresh cut spruce, cedar, hemlock, or other greens, and a container - of rum. There will be an assortment of other supplies for your use, at a nominal cost.

Last men standing in Chester for the season. Please remember that the Fo'c'sle Pub and the Kiwi Cafe are open year round 7 days a week in spite of rain, snow, sleet, hail (last week) or floods.These two establishments are open to serve you. Do them the courtesy of frequenting them with your custom.
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A Polish immigrant went to the registry to apply for a driver's license.
First, of course, he had to take an eye sight test.
The optician showed him a card with the letters.  On the bottom row were these letters:
"Can you read this?" the optician asked.
"Read it? I know the fellow."

Suzi Fraser
for the Chester Merchants Group
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