Tuesday, June 30, 2020

June 30th, 2020 Press Release!

My heart says chocolate and wine but my jeans say, for the love of god, eat a salad.

Happy Canada Day everyone !

Suzi Fraser
for the Chester Merchants Group
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Happy Canada Day /Week !
We are getting our groove back on track and learning as we go with the guidelines as they are updated.
Get out on Canada Day and celebrate.
We hope you come and join us.

Chester is Open for Business    
The Rope Loft Restaurant is open daily from 11:30 am. Waterfront dining at its finest ! Wing Night every Thursday and Prime Rib every Friday night.
They are celebrating their 45th Anniversary with a special Bombay Sapphire Cocktail. Why not stop by and take one for a test drive. Meals are available for dine-in or take out. Check out their Facebook page to stay in the loop. They want to thank all of you who participated in their successful first month of being open!

                                                                                                                      Poppy Balser Artwork

Amicus Gallery on Pleasant Street is now open for the summer. Daily hours are from 11 - 4. New paintings and functional art pieces arriving weekly. Stop by and say hello to Katherine and Liz.

The Kiwi Café and Pantry are open regular hours 8 am - 5 pm daily.
Full menu available for dine in or takeaway. Daily fresh baked goods. Shop the pantry for a great selection of local cheeses, vegetables, specialty groceries, chocolates, frozen meals, soups and gift items.
Phone in orders welcome at 902.275.1492.

Jim Smith ~ Fine Studio Pottery is opening this Sunday and celebrating the start of summer with a sale. The shelves are brimming with gorgeous pieces.
Please wear a mask & use the provided hand sanitizer upon entry.
Starting July 9th, open daily, 11 - 5, Sundays, noon - 5
or email for a private appointment jim@jimsmithstudio.ca
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The restaurant at White Gate is doing weekend take out with their White Gate Lite menu. Saturdays and Sundays from 3:00 - 7:00pm. Patrons are welcome on the deck with their take out... wine and beer are available. To view or download the White Gate Lite menu.
For more info call 902.275.4400

The Chester Playhouse has moved to Radio ! They are airing on Cove Fm 88.7 every Saturday from 4-6 pm starting this Saturday and running til the end of August.
This show allows the "Show to Go On" profiling artists who have graced the stage at the Playhouse - music, theatre, comedy and so much more. Put it in your iCal.

Hours are:
Wed: 11-7
Thurs: 11-7
Friday: 11-8
Saturday: 11-8
Sunday: 11-7

Starting tomorrow the Village Emporium will be back to 7 Days a Week! 
11 Pleasant St.
902 275 4773

The Chester Art Centre is calling for Exhibition entries:
A Call Out to South Shore creatives, artists and crafters of all ages and skills. They want to see - and show off - what local creative souls have been up to in this time of isolation, quarantine, social distancing and home-time. No,no. Not the blue bag with the beer cans....
They are opening their doors to everyone to bring in what you've been working on, to help launch their re-opening exhibition.
Exhibition pieces may be brought to the Centre any time until July 6, 2020.
Please call ahead 902-275-5789 to arrange drop off time.

Blue Shutters Antiques and Gallery 3167 Hwy 3, at Graves Island Provincial Park, is opening for the season this Thursday. They are open Thursdays through Sundays, 10am-4pm. All Covid-19 precautions are being taken, so come on by and buy!  Tel: 902 275 5359

                                                                                                   Michelle Doucette photography

The Chester Heritage Society wishes to announce that the Lordly Museum will be open for pre-booked tours this month. The Oak Island display at the Chester Train Station at 20 Smith Road will also be open for pre-booked tours.
Lordly Park is currently open for use as is the playground always respecting the provincial distancing rules. For more information about the park and all things "heritage" call or email Fran Underwood 902-275-5179 / franu@bellaliant.net

The Mecklenburgh Inn is open and observing Covid protocols. Lots of room for distancing.
Why not spend a few days in Chester? Heavenly beds. Heavenly location. Endless Possibilities.
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Roll on Summer !!

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