While we merchants strive to keep things light and inviting to our
residents, friends and visitors, we feel the need to pause and reflect
on what might be inflicted upon us by the current government of Nova
We are sickened and disheartened by their plans
to charge our non residents exorbitant taxes that will ultimately end
their long relationship with us here in Chester and throughout the
Province of Nova Scotia.
This will go down as a blight on our history.
The Rope Loft opens tomorrow, Thursday, April 21st. Join them for their 47th season
and get ready for a fun and festive summer of waterfront dining. Visit
their website for the kitchen hours and menu. There are some new and
exciting items this year. Derek and Elaine and their staff look forward
to welcoming you back !
The gift store at the Kiwi Café has new goodies for all kitchens. Stop by and check it out !
Diane Dobrosky photo
seagulls at the Island View Canteen would like to announce that the
fryer will be up and running for the season Friday, April 22nd and that
they like their fries lightly salted - hold the ketchup.
The Chester Playhouse is kicking off their 2nd season of “Playhouse Without Walls” this Saturday, April 23rd at the Chester Legion at 7:30 pm.
Taking the stage is Alan Syliboy and The Thundermakers. Joining
them is special guest singer-songwriter and fiddler, Morgan Toney.
With influences from blues, rock, and traditional songs, The
Thundermakers create a moving, transformative musical experience that is
uniquely their own.
Tickets are $30 and are available through their website or by calling (902) 275-3933
Next up the Playhouse presents “ A Conversation with author Sheree Fitch”
Tuesday, April 26th at Tuck Hall on Regent Street at 7 pm.
Sheree Fitch is a Canadian author and literacy advocate. Known
primarily for her children's books, she has also published poetry and
fiction for adults. Join host Liz Crocker for what will surely be an
entertaining evening. Tickets are $15
Sheree will be with us virtually next Saturday, April 30th with her online writing workshop for adults
“First Bursts or Bust !” via Zoom from 10am -12 noon.
If you have always wanted to write or if you already write and want
to fire up your creative juices, this two-hour virtual workshop is for
you! Sheree will be your guide - providing prompts and leaving space for
participants to write, share and ask questions.
Registration is $50. Register online or call (902) 275-3933
Summer must be just around the corner because the Chester Golf Club
opens next week Thursday, April 28th. Pick the spiders off your putter
and come on down. The restaurant is opening to the public as well that
day. Fore !
The Hubbards Farmers’ Market is
opening for the season Saturday, May 7th from 8 am - 12noon at the
Hubbards Barn. Join them every Saturday from now until October. Great
music and terrific local vendors.
The Chester Community Market is at the Chester Legion Saturday, May 7th from 10 am - 2 pm. Free Admission.
Vendor items vary month to month, however you can expect to find
arts and crafts, knits and quilts, jewelry and bath items, candles and
comic books, kid's clothing, sail bags, Watkins & Epicure and baked
That weekend is also “May Fest 2022 Yard Sale" throughout the Municipality of Chester - stuff that you never knew you needed !