Wednesday, September 8, 2021

September 8th, 2021 Press Release!


Chester Merchants Press Release

Ahhh, Fall.
The house guests have packed up, the water wings have been deflated and the spiders have taken over the BBQ.

Time to regroup, relax and rewind.   

The Captain’s House Gallery at 33 Central Street presents their September exhibition “A Calendar of Dolls.”
You will be transported into the diminutive and detailed world of collector dolls created by Halifax textile artist Joan Doherty. The gallery is open Wednesday- Sunday from 11 am - 4 pm and the show runs until October 2nd.

The Farmers' and Artisans Market is open Friday at the Old Railway Station, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Rain or Shine. Local fresh produce, meat and fish, artisan baking, tasty meals, flowers and plants, handmade crafts, jewelry, and treats.
Come visit the Chester Art Centre this Saturday and Sunday from 10am-4pm to see artists working and creating. Try your hands at creating something three dimensional and watch art in motion. From Chippie Kennedy working with a live model to Marla Benton welcoming you to play with clay, to Halifax Circus wowing you with their full aerial rig. All ages will find something to enjoy and it is free! Covid capacity is 250, the entrance will be at Art Centre parking lot and the exit will be out the side yard where you will find Imperfections Café with their BBQ fired up and ready.

This Sunday 7 pm at Lordly Park there will be a presentation called “Troubling Joy” by the North Barn Theatre. Troubling Joy is a lively circus featuring a cast of puppets who discover the pleasure of change. North Barn uses puppetry, moving image, and song to investigate the promise of happiness and its illusions. The show will appeal to the senses of all ages. Admission by donation.

Next Tuesday Picnic in the Park presents “Cut, Split and Delivered” a local favourite, at Lordly Park from 5-7pm. Rain date Wednesday.

Suzi Fraser

for the Chester Merchants Group