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Annapolis Royal, Bear River, Cornwallis, Digby,
Plympton, Barton, Brighton, Weymouth,

Clare, Meteghan, Saulnierville

July 2024 Events Listing

July Family Center FREE Workshops

1 Birch Street, Digby, Register 902-245-2300

  • Wind spinners & Make your own hotdogs Jul 18 Ages 9-12.

  • Rock painting & make your own sub Jul 23 Ages 6-8 Jul 25 Ages 9-12

Jul & Aug DARC Summer Camps www.digbyarearecreation.ca $125 +HST per child per week

  • Jul 22-26 Wonderful World of Disney

  • Jul 29 – Aug 2 DARC Olympics

Also (See DARC Summer Recreation Guide)

  • Summer Cooking Jul 22-26. Ages 8-12. $125+HST

  • Leadership camp Jul 29-Aug 2. Grade 7 to 15 years. $140+HST

Jul 1 to Aug 31 Community Art Expo-Sale

10am-4pm Saint Bernard Church sacristy. 3623 Route 1, Saint Bernard.

Mon Jul 15 to Aug 30 Pat Lohrenz exhibition

at Sissiboo Coffee Roaster, Bear River

Thur Jul 18 Weymouth Tea

2-4pm St. Joseph’s Church, Free will offering in aid of Weymouth Garden Club

Thur Jul 18 DIGBY NECK COMMUNITY MARKET

3-6pm Digby Neck Consolidated School, Sandy Cove. Arts & Crafts made by local artisans.

Bake Sale & BBQ fundraiser. Facebook: Digby Neck Community Market.

Thurs Jul 18 (8pm), Jul 19 (8pm), Jul 20 (8pm) FODAR Festival of Dance Annapolis Royal 10th Anniversary.  Kings Theatre.

Expect a lineup of provocative and sometimes heart-stopping live dance at Atlantic Canada’s premiere Summer festival of contemporary dance!

Fri Jul 19 The Taproom Growlers (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Sat Jul 20 Sip, Paddle and Stretch

9am-12noon $20 Haines Lake, 1632 Ridge Rd Register 902-245-4344

Sat Jul 20 Kayaking Bear River
9:30am BR Fire Dept Fundraiser BBQ hot dogs 50/50 $5

Sat Jul 20 Smith’s Cove Lighthouse Park Grand Opening

1pm Hwy 1, Smith’s Cove Lighthouse

Sun Jul 21 Family Fun Day

All day DARC Outdoor rec centre, 1632 Ridge Rd, Digby. Free Bounce castle, outdoor games, BBQ, Bonfire. See DARC Summer Recreation Guide

Sun Jul 21 Car Show
10am-3pm Bear River Fire Hall

Sun Jul 21 Big D and the Boyz (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Mon Jul 22-26 Acting Camp for Youth (5 day)

All day, King’s Theatre with Dany Rousseau for Youth ages 8-18. $195 + tax per participant for the week. Register. Dany Rousseau brings Method Acting for Young Performers to King’s Theatre with a scaled-down introduction to the Strasberg Method! There will be a Final Dramatic Performance on the last day for friends and family. Participants are asked to bring their own snacks, lunch, and beverages.

Tues Jul 23 Weymouth Tea at the Legion – Christmas in July

2-4pm W. Legion Back Street, Weymouth. Free will offering

Tue Jul 23 Digby’s Got Talent

6pm Digby Centre Stage

Wed Jul 24 Discovery Centre Summer Library Tour
3-4pm Digby Library Ages five and older can visit the library to take part in the Discovery Centre’s Ecosystem Expedition: Oceans, forests, wetlands, deserts, tundra, grasslands, mountains and more. These are the crucial ecosystems of the Earth that all life relies on. Join the Discovery Centre’s GenAction team to learn more about the importance of ecosystems, the species that live in them, and how it all connects to climate action. Be ready to use a microscope, test water samples, play fun games, and do simple crafts!

 Wed Jul 24 Girls on Boards Ages 12+

6-7:30pm Digby Outdoor Rec Centre (1632 Ridge Rd) $15 Register 902-245-44344

Wed Jul 24 Moving a Forest

7:30pm King’s Theatre. Music. Theatre. Pay what you can. Moving a Forest is an interactive game-theatre about the forests. It explores themes of sustainable balance and ‘resource’ management amid the climate crisis. Spanning conversations from South Korea and Mi’kma’ki (Nova Scotia), this interactive experience asks us to reimagine our relationship with the Wabanaki Forest.

Fri Jul 26 Rnv3 (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Fri Jul 26 The Bikeriders

7:30pm King’s Theatre Film. Indie Drama, Crime, Action. 14A. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth. THE BIKERIDERS captures a rebellious time in America when the culture and people were changing.

Sat Jul 27 Bear River Cherry Carnival

Water sports! Parade! Cherry Pit spitting! Pie eating! Family and Friends! And best of all come support the Bear River Volunteer Fire Department!

Sat Jul 27 Touch a Truck

10am- 2pm There will be emergency vehicles, farm equipment, log trucks and more for exploring, sunk tanks, bouncy castle, bake sale, hot dog bbq and more! All funds Havelock Wesleyan Church

Sat Jul 27 Sparkle Dance Multicultural Celebration

3pm Kings Theatre Community Theatre, Dance Adults $18.00 Youth: $8.00 An interactive show for an audience of all ages led by Wendy Goudie. Expect to clap, stomp and dance in your seat while Sparkle Dance campers share their excitement and celebration for world dance!

Sat Jul 27 Picnic with Pipe & Drums

Point Prim Lighthouse. Picnic tickets must be bought in advance. $25. Free concert starts at 4pm

Sat Jul 27 – Aug 3 Festival acadien de Clare

Sun Jul 28 Baie Ste Marie Animal Society BBQ Chicken & Rappie Pie Sale (POSTPONED to Aug 11)

Sun Jul 28 Show’n’Shine

10am – 3pm Water Street, Digby

Wed Jul 31 Teen Takeover at DARC

5-9pm for ages 11-15 See DARC Summer Rec Guide www.digbyarearecreation.ca

Wed Jul 31 Thelma

7:30pm King’s Theatre Film, Indie, Action, Comedy. PG. $10.95 Adult $6.95 YouthWith infectious humor, Margolin employs the familiar tropes of the action genre in hilarious, age-appropriate ways to tackle aging with agency.

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August 2024 Events Listing

Aug Family Center FREE Workshops

  • Scavenger Hunt & Make your own sandwiches Aug 6 Ages 6-8. Aug 8 Ages 9-12

  • Water Day & Hot Dog BBQ Aug 13 Ages 6-8. Aug 15 Ages 9-12

  • Games Day & Make your own Pizza Aug 20 Ages 6-8. Aug 22 Ages 9-12

  • 1 Birch Street, Digby, 902-245-2300

Aug DARC Summer Camps www.digbyarearecreation.ca $125 +HST per child per week

  • Aug 6-9 Crazy Carnival

  • Aug 12-16 Harry Potter Camp

  • Aug 19-23 The Great Detective

 

Aug 1 to 27 Awakening – Exhibition at Big Blue Gallery

11-4:00 Tuesdays-Sundays  3491 Highway 1, Belliveau Cove.

Thur Aug 1 Weymouth Tea for the Little Library

2-4pm St. Joseph’s Church, 17 Weymouth Falls Road. Free will offering

Fri Aug 2 Dave Coggins & Bonded Stock (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Sat Aug 3 BRFD Breakfast (NOT cancelled)

7-10am Bear River Fire Dept Adults $15

Sat Aug 3 Striped Bass Fishing Tournament

8am – 5pm Bear River Legion $25pp 902-247-0789

Sat Aug 3 Family Fun Day

All day DARC Outdoor rec centre, 1632 Ridge Rd, Digby. Free Bounce castle, outdoor games, BBQ, Bonfire. See DARC Summer Recreation Guide

Sat Aug 3 Gregory Muszkie

7:30pm Kings Theatre Music, Adults $25.00 Youth: $10.00 Gregory Muszkie is a singer, songwriter, and storyteller who embodies the character of a flawed, naive individual — ‘Greg’ — who navigates a crazed modern world. His satirical style combines humour and ennui to bring a unique musical experience to all. Inspired by music like The Barenaked Ladies, David Bowie, Rufus Wainwright, John Mayer and Stevie Wonder, he embarks on a journey of introspection and becoming.

Tue Aug 6 to 9 Skilled Trades Youth Summer Camp (Free, register by Jul 25)

NSCC Learning Center, Digby, 87 Warwick St.

Wed Aug 7 Rock Painting

2-4pm Children, 6-7:30pm adults. Digby Library.

Thur Aug 8 Let’s Celebrate the Northern Sky!

10-11am Weymouth Library Children aged 8 to 12 will get creative using a chalk technique inspired by the aurora borealis and then enjoy a snack. Register no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7

Thur Aug 8 Weymouth Tea for Gilbert’s Cove Lighthouse

2-4pm St. Joseph’s Church, 17 Weymouth Falls Road. Free will offering

​Aug 8 to 11 Digby Scallop Days Festival

Fri Aug 9 Scallop Run

7am Digby Visitor Centre, 237 Shore Road.

Fri Aug 9 Seaside Ramble

9am Point Prim Lighthouse Register 902-247-2146

Fri Aug 9 Foam Party

7:30 – 9:30pm Digby Centre

Fri Aug 9 Scallop Shucking Competition

6pm www.DigbyScallopDays.ca

Fri Aug 9 Paul Corbett & Jerry Thurber (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Fri Aug 9 Tom Allen & Friends

7:30 pm Kings Theatre J.S. Bach’s Long Walk in the Snow. Music, Storytelling, Theatre. $40 Adults, $10 Youth In 1705, the 20 year-old JS Bach walked 400 km north, away from a messy work situation and toward musical enlightenment and, quite possibly, love. Enjoy the journey with the brilliant musicianship of harpist Lori Gemmell, violinist Mark Fewer, bassist and gambist Joe Phillips, and virtuoso vocalist Suba Sankaran.

Sat Aug 10 Breakfast at Felker Hall

8-10am Adults $12 Eat in or Take out. Felker hall is at 734 (North) Broadway Ave, Cornwallis Park.

Sat Aug 10 Pancake Breakfast with Pirates

8am Digby Station $5 Scallop Days

Sat Aug 10 Junk in the Trunk and Weymouth Wide Yard Sale

9am – 1pm Sissiboo Landing for maps

Sat Aug 10 Children’s Parade

10am Digby Scallop Days (Registration 9:30)

Sat Aug 10 Blueberry Palooza Bake Sale

10am-3pm Admiral Digby Museum

Sat Aug 10 For Pete’s Snakes

6pm Digby Station, 7  Birch St. Educational Serpent Encounters. Free

Sat Aug 10 Mamma Mia Sing Along

7:30pm Kings Theatre Film, Live performance TICKETS: $25 Join Dany Rousseau and her cast in for a one-of-a-kind night Live+Film Experience!!! The show mixes the beloved film MAMMA MIA with on-stage singing & dancing plus audience sing-along participation.

Sun Aug 11 Volleyball Tournament

9am – 4pm Digby Library To Register text Jason 902-247-2775

Sun Aug 11 Baie Ste Marie Animal Society BBQ Chicken & Rappie Pie Sale

11am Knights of Columbus, Comeauville

Sun Aug 11 Despicable Me 4

3pm King’s Theatre Fsamily Film $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth In the first Despicable Me movie in seven years, Gru, the world’s favourite supervillain-turned-Anti-Villain League-agent, returns for an exciting, bold new era of Minions mayhem in Illumination’s Despicable Me 4

Mon Aug 12 to Aug 14 Quilt Expo

All day. Eglise Sacre-Coeur. $5 entrance.  Large quilt show! Over 200 quilts to see and buy as well as well as other hand craft projects . Beautiful works of art on display ! Open all day and evenings Aug 12 and 13th. Day only Aug 14th

Wed Aug 14 Teen Takeover at DARC

5-9pm for ages 11-15 See DARC Summer Rec Guide www.digbyarearecreation.ca

Fri Aug 16 Star Story Time and Playdough Playdate

10:30-11:30am Digby Library Children aged 2 to 6 can listen to a story about the stars and the night sky and participate in activities including playdough play. Register no later than Wednesday, Aug. 14 by contacting the library.

Fri Aug 16 Gloria Maillet & Family (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Fri Aug 16 and Sat 17 at 7:30pm, Sun Aug 18 at 3pm Bakersfield Mist

Kings Theatre. Theatre.  A hilarious and poignant play first staged on the West End in London with Kathleen Turner and Ian McDermid, now performed worldwide. 

Sat Sep 21 ATV Poker Rally

8:30-10 Weymouth Fire Dept. $25. Prizes 50/50

Wed Aug 21 Girls on Boards Ages 12+

6-7:30pm Digby Outdoor Rec Centre (1632 Ridge Rd) $15 Register 902-245-44344

Thur Aug 22 Digby Neck Community Market  

3-6pm Digby Neck Consolidated School, Sandy Cove. Arts & Crafts made by local artisans.

Bake Sale & BBQ fundraiser. Facebook: Digby Neck Community Market.

Fri Aug 23 Ruth Manning & The Prospectors (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Sat Aug 24 Jah’mila

7:30pm Kings Theatre. Live Music. $35 Adult $5 Youth Jah’Mila is a reggae singer from Kingston, Jamaica, now based in Atlantic Canada. With a deep-rooted love for traditional roots reggae, her music blends the vibrant spirit of Jamaican roots music with elements of jazz and modern soul.

Mon Aug 26 – Fri Aug 30 Musical Camp for Youth

Kings Theatre. 5-day, all day. for Youth ages 8-16 with Andrew Morrisey. $225 + tax per participant for the week. Participants are asked to bring their own snacks, lunch, and beverages. There will be a Final Performances on the last day for friends and family.

Wed Aug 28 Discovering Dinosaurs

1-2pm Weymouth Library. The National Touring Museum presents the undisputed rockstar of dinosaur expertise, Tim Jeffries. Armed with mind-boggling dinosaur knowledge, he brings a collection of fossils he personally excavated in Alberta’s Badlands. Jeffries will share the incredible journey of dinosaur bones, from dusty digs to dazzling museum displays. Discover why Alberta is the holy grail for dinosaur discoveries. He will teach participants to tell the difference between rocks and bones and answer all your questions.

Thur Aug 29 Weymouth Tea for the St. Peter’s Church

2-4pm St. Joseph’s Church, 17 Weymouth Falls Road. Free will offering

Fri Aug 30 The Dave Burbine Band (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Sat  Aug 31 Wrestling (Wharf Rat Rally)

September 2024 Events Listing

Sat Sept 7 Garrett Mason

7:30pm King’s Theatre Live Music. Adults $30 Youth $10. The son of Canadian bluesman Dutch Mason, Garrett’s quest to become a blues musician started at a very early age. Having received a JUNO award and a Maple Blues award for his earlier work with trios, Garrett is heralded as one of our nation’s most gifted blues guitarists and is currently touring as a solo act.

Fri Sept 13 Help! The Beatles Revisited

7:30pm King’s Theatre. Music. Adults $45. Youth $20. The fab four members of HELP! pay close attention to detail; the tone of the voices, stunning three-part harmonies, the exact guitar, drum, keyboard and left-handed bass parts, the custom tailored grey and black suits, the Sgt-Pepper and Abbey Road outfits, the hair, the instruments – It all has to look and sound as Beatle-like as possible.

Thur Sep 19 Science Club

3-4pm Digby Library Explore the wonders of science through exciting, themed experiments. This program is for children aged 7 to 11. Register no later than the Tuesday before by contacting the library.

Sat Sep 21 ATV Poker Rally

8:30-10 Weymouth Fire Dept. $25. Prizes 50/50

Sat Sep 21 Jason Cyrus – Live!

7:30pm King’s Theatre. Hypnosis. Live performance. Ages 8 and up. Adults $35. Youth $15. Not only are Jason’s shows filled with fun, high energy and non-stop entertainment but Jason demonstrates his unique ability to inspire and educate his volunteers and audiences, leaving them captivated, charged up and wanting more. Expect nothing less than sensational when you watch Jason in action!

Wed Sep 25 Book Club

6:30-8pm Digby Library. Join Colleen Humbert for lively and in-depth discussions of the contemporary western True Grit by Charles Portis. Register by Sept. 11 to reserve your spot and receive the books. This program is for adults.

Sat Sept 28 Lucy MacNeil

7:30pm King’s Theatre. Live Music. $35 Adults. $5 Youth. Lucy MacNeil returns to King’s Theatre with her trio for an intimate show that takes you into the heart of Cape Breton. Lucy has been performing with the Barra MacNeils for 35 years. They come from a long tradition of Cape Breton music and dance that has been the foundation of creative pursuits over their musical career.

Sun Sep 29 Edward Scissorhands

3pm King’s Theatre. Dance Stage to Screen. Adult  $15.95 Youth Free Presented by New Adventures, Martin McCallum and Marc Platt, Matthew Bourne’s magical dance production of Edward Scissorhands has carved a place in the hearts of audiences world-wide since its premiere in 2005. Based on the classic Tim Burton movie and featuring the hauntingly beautiful music of Danny Elfman and Terry Davies, Bourne and his New Adventures Company return to this witty, bittersweet story of an incomplete boy left alone in a strange new world.