Thursday July 9 Shelley Mitchell has her opening from 6-8pm at the Amicus Gallery.
The bi-weekly openings at the Gallery, now on a Thursday rather than
Friday, are a great way to get a culture fix and make the weekend feel
Friday, 10-2pm head up to the shiny new Train Station for the Farmer's Market.
Along with all the fresh fish, meat, eggs, bread, produce, soap and
crafts etc - pick up some of Rukhsana Aslam's curries - spicy and
Saturday, July 11 is busy!:
You can start with Breakfast at the Chester Legion
from 7:30 to 10:30 am. Enjoy eggs (any way you like them), French
toast, hash browns, beans, bacon, sausage, toast, tea/coffee and juice.
Then hurtle up to the Train Station for the Chester Municipal Heritage Society Auction & Flea Market .
Flea Market starts at 9:00 am and the Auction at 9:30 am. For more
info/donations, contact 902 275-3826. (Rain date July 12 at 1:00 pm).
Then jump on your bike, or in your car and head to Graves Island for the 36th Annual Mackerel Snappers Picnic from
12:00 noon to 6:00 pm. Raindate: Sunday, July 12. Mackerel Dinner $10
includes: Grilled Mackerel, New Potatoes, Old Fashion Cukes & Cream,
Tea, Coffee or Juice and Pie for Dessert. There will also be a canteen
with hot dogs, pop, chips and bars. There will be Musical Entertainment
for the whole family, Games of Chance, Merchandise Wheel,
Lobster/Scallop Wheel and a Fish Pond. For more info call Della 902
275-2174 or Tammy 902 275-3107.
If that's not enough, Saturday evening brings The Chester Playhouse Annual Galapalooza 6:00-9:00pm at the Captain's House in Chester.
year's major fundraiser will be a night to remember. From 6-9 pm they
will offer you an evening of exquisite food from Cocoa Pesto Catering,
full bar and cocktails, Music with Paul and Eilidh Buchanan, and a
special musical showcase from Albert Schultz of Soulpepper Theatre.
There will be a large selection of raffle items, a superb golf package
auction and some great surprises! Tickets are $150.00 per person and a
tax receipt will be issued for a portion of that price. Call 902
275-3393 to see if there are any tickets left.