Wednesday, November 21, 2018

November 21st, 2018 Press Release!

Chester Merchants Press Release
                                                                                                     Lordly House                                             

We are promoting anti Black Friday here in the Hamlet. No crowds, no queues, no trampling.

Shop downtown Chester this weekend and know that the Fo'c'sle Pub is just around the corner when you need a cleansing pale ale between purchases.
Ahhh, isn't that the way shopping should be?

                                                                                            Kiwi Café Shop                                                                                                                                 

This Week in Chester  

Light My Fire still have some items on the shelf after their mulled wine event last weekend. Stop by their Duke Street studio and pick up a few candles against the first power outage of the holiday season. Remember Christmas and Boxing Day last year? Buy a case.

Tomorrow, Thursday, is the kick off of Chester Heritage Society's Annual Victorian Christmas craft show and sale at the Lordly House at 133 Central Street. The show runs from 10am-5pm daily until Sunday. Entrance fee is a loonie for the door prize draw.
For more details, contact Hilary @ 902-273-2176

Friday night is pizza night at the Kiwi Café from 5:30- 9pm. Their gift shop is heaving with goodies, so why not check it out while waiting for Riccardo to cook your pie. 902-275-1492.

This Saturday is the Chester United Baptist Church's Fall Fair from 9 - 2 pm. Lots of items for Christmas and year-round. Knitted goods, handmade soap, sewn garments, baked goods, hand painted glassware, stocking stuffers, face and body oils - you get the picture. Canteen available.

St. Stephen's Church up the street is hosting their Christmas Bazaar from 10:30-1:30 pm with Christmassy stuff, books, bake table, wreaths, crafts and much more.
Lunch service from 11 am  - a variety of soups, rolls, bread, pies, tea, coffee and drink. 
adults $8 / children under 10/ $5.


The Chester Playhouse is excited to present the award-winning Blues artists Garrett Mason and Earle & Coffin for a double bill performance this Saturday at 8 pm.
Nova Scotia-born Garrett Mason is a true bluesman at heart. This performance features Garrett's talent for strong original songs, a voice that is reminiscent of a veteran performer and his extraordinary aptitude for playing electric guitar.
Newfoundland and Labrador's acoustic Blues/Roots duo Earle & Coffin are soulful vocalists, brilliant guitar players and blessed with engaging personalities, experienced beyond their years. These 18-year-old bluesmen have been getting around touring festivals and showcases throughout Canada and the USA.  902-275-3933.
Saturday night dance to the beat of "Sunset Drive" at the Chester Legion starting at 9 pm for members and guests. For more info dial up the comrades @ 902-275-3315.
For a bit of levity to all this shopping madness, here is a clip that has absolutely nothing to do with consumerism.

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Suzi Fraser
for the Chester Merchants Group
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