The following are only a few of the events taking place in Colchester County this weekend
Weekend activities in Colchester County
Harvest potluck supper
OCT. 5 – West Branch Community Hall, 4 to 6 p.m. Dishes, pies. Admission – Adults – $8; 12 and under – $4; under 4 – free. Takeout available.
Bazaar, silent auction
OCT. 5 – Truro Heights United Baptist Church, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bake good table, hot dogs, drinks and ice cream. Kids cake walk and other activities, quilt exhibit and door prizes. $4, kids under 12 – free.
OCT. 5 – Denmark Community Hall, (3204 Highway 326, beside Forbes Bros.), 7:30 p.m. Cribbage and 45s. 50-50 draw, lunch. $3. Everyone welcome. Call 657-2921 for information.
OCT. 5 – Shubenacadie United Church. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Takeouts available. Adults, $12; children five to 12, $6; younger than five get in for free. Wheelchair/elevator accessible.
Debert & area kitchen party
OCT. 5 – Lodge hall, 1191 Plains Rd., Debert. 1 to 5 p.m. Light lunch, everyone welcome.
Gospel coffee house
OCT. 5 – The Salvation Army, 14 Outram St., Truro. 7 to 9 p.m. Light lunch, bring snacks. Free-will offering. Everyone welcome.
Nathan Rogers Trio
OCT. 5 – Musquodoboit Valley Bicentennial Theatre and Cultural Centre, Middle Musquodoboit. Doors open at 7 p.m.; showtime at 8 p.m. Tickets $25 for general; youth 12 and younger, $12.50. Call 902-384-2819.
OCT. 5 – Hosted by Tatamagouche’s Phoenix 596 Air Cadet Squadron and Truro’s 185 Navy League Cadet Corps CPO James Carroll. North Shore Recreation Centre. 7 p.m. Celebrating Cadet Day. Features entertainers Julie Johnstone, Bob and C.J. Prest, Tanya Dondale, Gary Collins, drill team demonstrations and more.
Admission by donation.
OCT. 5 – St. David’s United Church, Bible Hill. Lunch served. $5. Hosted by the church’s stewards.
OCT. 5 – Upper Musquodoboit Hall. Band: Last Chance. 8 p.m. Shared lunch.
Harvest potluck supper
OCT. 5 – West Branch Community Hall. 4 to 6 p.m. Adults, $8; children 12 and younger, $4; preschoolers get in for free. Takeouts available at the adult price.
OCT. 5 – Truro Duplicate Bridge Club’s anniversary with games, charter members, catered lunch. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dance and barbecue
OCT. 5 – Royal Canadian Legion, Truro. Barbecue from 4 to 5 p.m.; dance in the lounge with Gordie Tucker and Jim White from 5 to 9 p.m. No admission charge.
Annual Life Chain national event
OCT. 6 – Willow Street, near Parker’s Plants. 2 to 3 p.m. Praying silently for the protection of human life. Everyone welcome.
OCT. 6 – Springside United Church, 10 a.m. blessing of the animals. Bring your pets.
OCT. 6 – Warwick Mountain Rec Centre, 2 to 5 p.m. Fiddlers include Lloyd Tattrie, Dave Buckle, Arden Hayman, Megan Joudrey, Garrard Fougere, Thomas Harrington, Kerry Bogle, Tracy Kittleson, Jason Caldwell and Willet Stevenson. Canteen, door prizes, 50-50 draw. $5 admission.
OCT. 6 – Guitarist Gordon Tucker and fiddler Laura Watson and eight-year-old Ben Tucker will perform. St. Andrew’s United Church, Truro. 2 p.m. Admission, $10.
OCT. 6 – Truro Ostomy chapter meeting. 2 p.m. Douglas Street Recreation Centre. Guest speaker: Dr. McGibney, surgeon at Colchester East Hants Health Centre. Everyone welcome.