Friday, October 2, 2020

October 2nd, 2020 Press Release!

Chester Merchants Press Release


                                                                                                   Laura Mulrooney photo                                                                                                            

October ? Already ?

Well, at least it's warm. There's still time to get out on the water before mitten weather. 
Join us here in Chester.

Fall in Love with Chester   !  

The Rope Loft is closing for the season Sunday, October 25th. Get there soon to get your seaside fix.
Evenings on the patio may be behind us, but we're excited for cozy pub nights! Our pub & upstairs dining room are OPEN. Tables are spaced apart and booths have glass barriers. If the sun is shining, bring a sweater and grab lunch on the patio! Reservations are welcome!

Fall hours:
MONDAY: Closed (Staff Appreciation)
TUESDAY - THURSDAY: 11:30 am - 8 pm
FRIDAY & SATURDAY: 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
SUNDAY: 11:30 am - 7 pm

                                                                                                         Francine Gingras photo

Sensea Spa is open and they are BUSY. Book now to avoid disappointment.


The Chester Art Centre is shaking it up this autumn with so many
art classes to chose from, and even multi weekend sand sculpture work shops. The sand castle is coming along swimmingly and will continue to be a work in progress next Saturday with helpers welcome! The completion will be over Thanksgiving weekend.
Carol Hansen's show "Dive Right In" is on until October 8th.

Fall is just around the corner, and we all love the natural beauty that comes with the changing of the leaves. Station 20 Handcraft Shoppe opens for a "Fall into Christmas" 2020 season on October 9th and runs through November 29th. Open Thursday through Sundays 10 am - 4 pm. If you like colour or beautifully handcrafted items made in Nova Scotia, come see what our vendors have in store for you this fall.
Whether you are looking for Christmas gifts, warm knitted toques, or that perfect something to make you smile, our handcrafted crafts, rugs, artwork, along with vintage linens and antiques await you at Station 20. See you soon and enjoy the scenic drive along the way.  

It is all GO at the Chester Playhouse this month !  Boards are
flying off the sides, chairs are finding their way outdoors. Stop by and see the action.

The Our Health Centre Foundation is holding this year's Harvest Jam Silent Auction 100% online. COVID demanded change and we are excited to venture into a new world of online fundraising. We have some amazing items for you to bid on. The auction runs until October 17th.

The Chester Farmers and Artisan "Modified Outside" Market from 9 am - 12 noon at the Chester Rink Ball Field at 190 Pig Loop Road. Next Friday, October 9th is the last market day. Load up !

The Hubbard's Barn Farmer's Market is open every Saturday morning till October 31 from 8 am to 12 noon.

"Treescape" by Carol Malcolm at Amicus Gallery on Pleasant Street.
Fall hours are Thursday to Sunday  11-4. New works arriving every week

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Remember, if you lose a sock in the dryer, it comes back as a Tupperware lid that doesn't fit any of your containers.

Suzi Fraser
for the Chester Merchants Group

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