Weekend activities in Colchester County

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The following are some of the events taking place throughout Colchester County Friday to Sunday.

Weekend activities in Colchester County

Roast beef supper

MARCH 14 – Debert legion. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Supper for $10 includes main meal, dessert, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.

Lenten chowder luncheon

MARCH 14 – Immaculate Conception Church hall. 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Haddock or corn chowder, rolls, dessert. Haddock chowder: $8; corn chowder: $7; children under five get in for free. Tickets available at the door. Takeout available.

Community volunteer income tax program

MARCH 14 – Truro library. Completion of income tax forms for low income people. 5 to 8 p.m. Call 895-4183 for an appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

Old-time dance

MARCH 14 – Douglas Street Recreation Centre. Every Friday in March. 7:30 p.m. Shared lunch, door prize. Sponsored by the Y Senior Citizens Group. Open to ages 50 and older. Admission: $5.

Prayer for the community

MARCH 14 – Open Door. Offering person prayer time for people in the community. First Baptist Church, Prince Street, Truro. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Every Friday. Wheelchair accessible.

Old-time dance

MARCH 14 – West Branch Community Hall. 8:30 p.m. Music by Dave, Alfie, Jack, Catherine and Floyd. Lunch, shared sweets. Admission is $6 for the hall.

Classic country music extravaganza

MARCH 15 – Best Western Glengarry, Salon C, Willow Street, Truro. 7 p.m. Music by Don Haggart, Eric Bowers, Jo-Ann Newman and more. Tickets are $10. Tickets at Mingo Music Sales. For more information, call 897-9653.

Indoor yard and bake sale

MARCH 15 – Upper Stewiacke United Church Hall. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. To rent tables for $10 each, call 671-2820.

Annual yard sale

MARCH 15 – Valley United Church. 8 a.m. to noon. For details, call


Kitchen party

MARCH 15 – Debert and area kitchen party. 1 to 5 p.m. Debert lodge hall, 1191 Plains Rd. Light lunch.

Bible Hill year-round walk

MARCH 15 – Meet at Avery’s Farm Market, 175 Pictou Rd., Bible Hill. 10 a.m. Five or 10 km walk. Rated 1A. For more information, call 895-2007.

Family fun games night

MARCH 15 – Colchester Christian Academy hosts the event. 6 to 9 p.m. Snacks and beverages for sale. Family, $15; single people get in for $5. Fundraiser for the school. Cal 899-0192 for more information.

Coffee house

MARCH 15 – Debert Baptist Church. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; music starts at 7 p.m. Light lunch; potluck style.

Kidney foundation meeting

MARCH 15 – Truro chapter meeting. 10 a.m. Douglas Street Recreation Centre. For more information, call 893-8056. 

Chase the ace

MARCH 15 – Engine Room Pub. Saturday nights. 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets, $1. Weekly winner gets percentage of ticket sales and chance to draw the ace of spades at win at least $1,871.

Pancake, maple syrup brunch

MARCH 16 – North River fire hall. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local entertainment. Adults, $10; seniors, $9; five to 12 years old, $5; children younger than five get in for free. Proceeds to the fire brigade.


MARCH 16 – Warwick Mountain Recreation Club. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Featuring local talent, The Top Hats and Friends. Lunch provided, door prize and 50/50 draw. Admission: $5. 

St. Patrick’s Day fiddle fest

MARCH 16 – Shubenacadie United Church. #2869 Hwy. 2. 2 to 4 p.m. Fiddlers include Last Chance Band, Henry Moore, Ken Parham and Mel MacPhee. Donations toward church expenses will be accepted.


Organizations: Conception Church, Senior Citizens Group, First Baptist Church Colchester Christian Academy Coffee house Debert Baptist Church Kidney foundation

Geographic location: Douglas Street, Colchester County, Willow Street Stewiacke Pictou North River Warwick Mountain

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