Hallowe'en was a bit of a disappointment. I have enough chocolate left
over to last until Easter. It could all be melted down to make a bunny.
I'm getting ahead of myself in the spectrum of seasons. Gingerbread
Season is imminent.The Gingerbreads are still looking for indoor/outdoor
lights, outdoor extension cords and flood lights to be borrowed or
donated to the sugar cause. You may drop off your offering on the porch at the Mecklenburgh Inn @ 78 Queen Street next to the Post Office.
clocks went back last weekend: WHY do I never remember this? I blew an
extra hour of feather fun by launching out of the bunk too early.
This Week in Chester
Coastal" on Queen Street is the new kid on the block. Lovely artwork
adorns the walls and some beautifully crafted wood pieces from tables to
kitchen islands await you.
Don't forget every Tuesday is trivia night at the Fo'c'sle Pub.
Assemble some friends and repair to the pub for their half price burger
special. The competition is fierce so brush up on your trivia. No
Friday night SWIG takes the stage at the
Fo'c'sle. Mark and Sara will delight you with their music selections.
"Singing along is not only encouraged, it's expected." (That's what
their biz card says.)
Friday evening also has the Season 4 premiere of "Haven" on Showcase @ 8 pm. Break out the popcorn and beer, pull the lever on the la-z-boy and settle in.
Saturday night @ 7:30 pm the Chester Playhouse
presents "Jake's Gift," a surprisingly funny drama that tells the
story of a Canadian WW2 veteran who reluctantly returns to Normandy,
France, for the 60th Anniversary D-Day. While roaming the shores of Juno
Beach, Jake encounters Isabelle, a precocious ten year old from the
local village whose inquisitive nature and charm challenge the old
soldier to confront some long ignored ghosts.
Sunday morning the Kiwi Café
has the Jazzettes spicing up your daily chai habit from 11am - 1pm.
Stop by for brunch and listen to the effervescent Cynthia Myers and her
Once you've fueled up on eggs benny head over to
Western Shore @ 1:30 for a 2 hour guided walking tour of the west side
of the Gold River gold mines, part of the Nova Scotia Gold Rush of the
1860's. Adults/ $10, children under 12/ $5 and children under 6 free.
All proceeds for a new roof on the Chester Train Station. By reservation
Monday is Remembrance Day. Plan to be at the
Cenotaph @ 11 am to remember those who sacrificed their lives. This is a
very important and moving ceremony. Please join us.
How do they get a deer to cross at that yellow road sign?