The following are a few events taking place on the weekend throughout the area.
Quilters and rug hookers sale - AUG. 17 – St. David’s Quilters and Rug Hookers of Northern Nova Scotia. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. St. David’s United Church, Bible Hill. Free blueberry tea room downtowns. Admission to sale: $2.
Community auction - AUG. 17 – Lower Onslow Community Centre Society hosting the event. At the centre, 12391 Hwy. 2, Lower Onslow. 10 a.m. Barbecue. Many items up for grabs, including dishes, solid wood doors, chairs, old church windows, and more.
Blueberry dessert coffee house - AUG. 17 – Economy Recreation Centre. 7:30 p.m. Blueberry desserts, tea and coffee. Open mike. Call 647-2022 to contribute. $6 per person for the dessert/refreshments. Sponsored by the Economy United Church’s board of stewards.
Blueberry potluck supper - AUG. 17 – Debert fire hall. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Adults, $10; children younger than 12, $5. Proceeds for church purposes.
Fundraising yard sale - AUG. 17 – In front of the Brookfield fire hall. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Dr. Annie Hamilton IODE.
Gospel coffee house - AUG. 17 – Debert Baptist Church. 7 p.m. Music, fellowship and potluck refreshments. Everyone welcome.
Debert diefenbunker tours - AUG. 17 & 18 – 47 Lockheed Ave., Debert. 10 a.m. start time. New tours every 30 minutes. Last tour takes place at 1 p.m. Fundraiser for the museum. $15 for adults; $7.50 for children four to 12; children under four get in for free. Special group prices.