August 16, 2014

Tatamagouche Festival of Music

  • Place : Nelson Memorial Park
  • Time : 09:00
  • Contact : Don at 902 662 4190
  • Details : Gate opens 9 am on Saturday AM . The music begins at 1 pm and lasts til dark , weather permitting . North Shore professional musicians will feature cover songs from 1950s to late 1970s . Sunday afternoon is contemporary gospel music one pm til about 5 pm . Overnight camping offered this weekend only . Also on site - non alcoholic beverages , lite food , Kayak rentals , more .

Royal Garden Party

  • Place : Riverfront Park Truro
  • Time : 11:00
  • Details : Royal Garden Party - Riverfront Park Truro - August 16, 11:00 - 1:00pm Join your favourite princesses at the Colchester SPCA's very first Royal Garden Party! Spend the day with Cinderella, Rapunzel, Belle, Ariel, Merida and Snow White. Get into the spirit with a story read by Belle and then it's off for your princess make over with your very own Fairy Godmother. Fairies, supplied by The Body Shop, will be making over your little princess with light colours and sparkles. Stylists from Victoria Court Career College Salon will be adding princess style to their hair. (Please bring your own hair brush). After everyone is in their princess attire the girls will need some jewelry. It's time to head over to the crown and necklace making stations for some colourful fun! With all the excitement the little princesses may be getting hungry. Well, we want you to be our guest! We've got some tasty snacks of fresh fruit, veggies, crackers and juice. But it wouldn't be a party without a cake! Heavenly Crumbs Bakery has donated us a gorgeous cake fit for a princess. Now it's time to give those legs a stretch because it's off for a treasure hunt to find rubies and diamonds. And if you're feeling "Brave" join Merida for some target practice! But wait, we've saved the best for last. Professional Photographer Jody O'Brien of O'Brien Digital will be taking photos through out the day. After the event you can download the photos of your little princess from his website. Meet and Greets will be held at the gazebo throughout the event. Get professional photos of your princess with our princesses. ******Does your little Prince want to get in on the action? We will have visors to decorate instead of crown and tattoos instead of make overs! **** Don't forget all princesses must be accompanied by a King or Queen for the duration of the event! Tickets can be purchased at the Colchester SPCA, Central Nova Animal Hospital and Heavenly Crumbs Bakery starting July 23rd. Ticket price is $40 for one princess and $30 for each additional princess. All money raised will help the homeless and neglected animals in Colchester County. *Rain date will be August 17th 11:00 - 1:00pm

'Changes' group art show opens this Saturday

  • Place : Visual Voice Fine Art
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : Nuri Guerra
  • Details : Visual Voice Fine Art is proud to present Changes, a group art show about the artist's perspective on how and what change affects in our lives. Featuring artists Ellen Moershel, Bob Hainstock, Judy Arsenault, Judith J. Leidl, Rob Maloney, Kristiina Lehtonen, and introducing Inae Kim and Tae Hee Kim. The eclectic show includes a variety of media, styles, and subject matter, in a vibrant explosion of colour that will transcend time and remain unchanged unlike what it portrays. A show with something for everyone! To view it visit Visual Voice Fine Art gallery in Truro from August 16th to September 27th. Meet the artists, enjoy the art, have a chat, a nibble, and a refreshment at the FREE public opening reception held the evening of Saturday, August 16th from 7 to 9 pm.
  • visual-voice.ca/fineart

Open House at the Historeum

  • Place : Colchester Historeum
  • Time : 09:00
  • Details : Used Book Sale! FREE Admission for the day