What's happening in Truro and area during the next few days?
Events in Colchester County this weekend
Here are a few of the events taking place locally:
AUG. 7 - Hidden Hilltop Family Campground, Glenholme, starting at 6:30 p.m., Sponsored by the Hidden Hilltop Campers Association.
Drop-in knit, crochet group
AUG. 7 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Bring yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available. For ages eight and older.
AUG. 7 – Young Street Gospel Hall, beside the fire hall. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Every Thursday. Free coffee, tea and snacks. Everyone welcome.
Open door prayer for the community
AUG. 8 – First Baptist Church, Prince Street, Truro. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offering personal prayer for people in the community. Wheelchair accessible to the church’s sanctuary.
Ice cream social
AUG. 8 – Music and ice cream. Little White Schoolhouse Museum, NSCC campus. 2 to 4 p.m. Five cents a cone.
Card game, 45s
AUG. 8 – Good Neighbours Club. 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. Includes 50/50.
AUG. 9 – Malagash Area Heritage Association is hosting the sale. 9 a.m. to noon. Malagash Community Hall, 1926 North Shore Rd. Call 257-2407 to arrange pick up or drop off of donated items.
AUG. 9 – Colchester SPCA. 408 Industrial Ave., Truro. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Barbecue, carnival games, prizes, bouncy houses, face painting and more.
Farmers’ Market Week
AUG. 9 – Truro Farmers’ Market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A Look at the Past. Agriculture in Colchester County with displays by the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Farm Equipment Museum, Colchester Historeum and Colchester East Hants Public Library.
Gospel coffee house
AUG. 9 – Truro Nazarene Church. 7 p.m. Music by Freedom Road and Friends. Lunch to follow. Free-will offering.
Yard, bake sale
AUG. 9 – Abundant Life Victory Church, 54 Dunromin Ave., Bible Hill. 8 a.m. to noon. Assortment of items.
AUG. 9 – Good Neighbours Club. 21 Palmer St., Truro. 1:30 p.m. Includes 50/50.
Bass River Heritage Day
AUG. 9 – Celebrating local heritage. Bass River Heritage Museum. 10 a.m. Displays of antique engines, tractors, cars, bake sale, quilt and textiles showcase, cake auction, miniature boat race, barbecue and more.