This Week in Chester
Tomorrow night, Thursday, from 7 - 8:30 pm, Tina Hennigar, the tour leader and coordinator with "NOW" Lunenburg County,
will be at the OHC Lobby to share the love. Tina spent this summer in a
1960's Boler trailer traveling Canada from coast to coast
trying to convince 150 entrepreneurial young people to move to Lunenburg County.
Come see the documentary and get some insight.
The Rope Loft
has moved into fall hours and they are open November through till
December 31st every Thursday to Sunday. They are taking bookings for
Christmas parties and New Year's Eve dinner with live music.
The Kiwi Café's
pantry is now carrying a line of cheeses with french accents from
Quebec. Triple creme Brie, soft blue, aged hard chèvre, soft vegetable
ash covered chèvre, stout cheddar and soft washed rind. Why not pick up a
wedge for cocktails after lunch.
The Village Emporium
on Pleasant Street is offering all their beading supplies at 25% off.
Maybe a new beaded headband for that special someone in your life? They
also carry Legacy Lane Alpaca Insoles. "Buy 1 pair and get the 2nd pair
half price." Alpaca wool is 7 times warmer than sheep's wool so get
yours now to keep hooves warm all winter !
This Friday "Oh, Canada, We Sing for Thee!" is on stage at the Chester Playhouse at 7:30pm.
Canada" takes you on an exciting musical journey across this
spectacular country with a cavalcade of hits from our greatest stars
with some funny anecdotes to accompany. Sing-along to Gordon Lightfoot,
Anne Murray, Celine Dion, Michael Buble, Shania Twain, Stompin' Tom
Connors, Buffy Ste. Marie, Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, The Guess Who,
Ian & Sylvia, Neil Young, Don Messer, Bryan Adams, BTO and many
more. The superb musicianship, and incredible storytelling make us all
proud to be Canadian!
From Canada's influence on early Rock 'n Roll
music with the 50's songs, Little Darlin', & the boisterous Sh'Boom,
to the breath-taking modern duet of Celine Dion/David Foster's The
Prayer, this concert showcases an extraordinary range of music. A
highlight is the singers' beautiful rendition of the late Leonard
This Saturday is November 11th. This is the
day to remember our veterans and honour them for their service. Plan to
repair to the cenotaph before 11am and join with the rest of the
Villagers to remember and give thanks.
Wednesday, November 15th at 7pm, Geraldine Tuck will be launching her
new book, "The Halifax Explosion Mystery" in the Ondaatje room upstairs
at the Playhouse. The event is free and open to all.
This is the fourth and last novel in Tuck's Mystery Marauders Series.
on the hunt for a lost family heirloom, Dan finds himself in the year
1917, days before the Halifax Explosion. Can Dan find his way out of the
myriad of tunnels beneath the Citadel in time to save his aunt?
this novel the main character is transported back to December, 1917,
days before the Mount Blanc collided with the Imo in the Halifax
Narrows. Written for young audiences, this novel coincides with the
100th anniversary of the Halifax explosion.
Geraldine Tuck will be presenting a slide show at the event along with excerpts from the novel.
The Marauder series of books are available at the Village Emporium.
alum Ann Barry has written a book called "Sweet Ride." It is the summer
of 1943 and the tentacles of World War II are lapping the shores of
Nova Scotia as four young women leave Lunenburg County on the trip of a
lifetime - by bicycle to Charlottetown PEI. This is a creative
non-fiction story of challenge and endurance, emancipation and
doggedness but most of all it is a story of friendship. Ms Barry is
launching her book next Monday at the Mahone Bay Centre from 2-4 pm.