Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Aug. 9th, 2023 Press Release

Chester Merchants Press Release


It sure was a super (moon) week. The night skies were amazing and the tides exceptional. Here are a few other super moon shots from around the world last week.

We are all about arts and culture here in Chester this week. Don't miss out !

The Chester Art Centre is pulling out all the stops this weekend for a top notch bash. There is something for everyone - even if you are not under 30.

Art, music, food and so much more. Please see the attached schedule to plan your weekend of merriment.

Celebrate summer at the Rope Loft with a Gosling's Dark n’ Stormy. 

Featuring Pub Night, with Roaster Wings and Potato Skins - Thursdays at 5 pm. Fresh Seafood Daily! 

This Saturday is the Chester Heritage Society's annual yard sale at the Chester Train Station from 9:30 - 2:00 pm. Rain date: Sunday, August 13. They have several large furniture items on the block.

For donations drop off: 902-275-8416 / 902-275-3826 by Friday, August 11th. Organizations or groups are welcome to come sell as well: $20/Table.

For more info call 902-275-8416 or email

The Chester Playhouse continues their "Playhouse Without Walls" with

"New Waterford Boy: A Ceilidh"

Show times are this Saturday @ 7:30 PM and Sunday @ 2:00 PM

Part East Coast kitchen party, part inspiring storytelling, part ceilidh, get ready to sing along with New Waterford Boy!

An intimate, upbeat kitchen party where Richie Wilcox tells personal tales of being Rita MacNeil’s nephew for a week, conquering first kisses at junior high dances, the inner workings of Canadian Idol, and more. He belts Cape Breton classic tunes from the Rankin Family, Rita MacNeil, and John Allan Cameron.

The Chester Bandstand summer concert series continues this Sunday evening with the Tuesday Night Show Band from 7-8:30 PM. Don't miss this. Upbeat tunes, swing, show tunes- fun stuff ! This band is terrific.

Ahhh. Summer. Time to kick back and relax.

This year is The Bluenose's 60th Anniversary ! I was digging around YouTube and found an old Rick Mercer clip from his day out on the Bluenose.

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Suzi Fraser

for the Chester Merchants' Group