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Events Update - November 23, 2023

Fall events in SW Nova Scotia

The libraries have posted a number of new events; Bear River has a village wide event going on this weekend and don't forget to visit and vote for the best tree in the Festival of Trees which opens soon in Weymouth, with a tea (Nov 28) and a gala (Dec 1) to celebrate.

All events posters are uploaded onto our website (www. as well as into photo albums on our facebook page. Please share this and ask others to subscribe.

  • Thur Nov 23 West Nova Chamber of Commerce meeting 5-7pm NSCC 87 Warwick St. Digby Mall (

  • Thur Nov 23, 24 & 25 A Christmas Carol Marc Lescarbot Theatre, Universite Saint Anne

  • Fri Nov 24 (4-8pm) & 25 (10am-4pm) Christmas Craft Show Digby Fire Hall for Scallop Days

  • Sat Nov 25 Saint Bernard FD Breakfast 7-10 $10pp Saint Bernard Fire Hall

Sat Nov 25 Bear River Wintertide Craft Fair 10-3pm Oakdene Centre & Rebekah Hall $2

  • Sat Nov 25 Bear River Fire Dept Craft Fair 9-1pm Bear River Fire Dept

  • Sat Nov 25 Christmas Sale and Bake Sale 9-1pm Bear River East Baptist Church

  • Sat Nov 25 Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale 9-2pm Bear River Legion

  • Sat Nov 25 Christmas Country Market 10-2pm Foresters Hall 3434 Clementsvale Road

  • Sat Nov 25 BRFD Thanksgiving Dinner 4:30 Bear River Fire Dept (1277 River Road)

  • Sat Nov 25 Christmas Craft Market 11am-3pm Havelock Fire Dept, 4423 Hwy 340, Havelock

  • Sat Nov 25 Dec 9 Beginner Pickleball 2-3pm DRHS Gym DARC

  • Sat Nov 25 to Sat Dec 2 Festival of Trees Sissiboo Landing, see poster for times.

  • Sun Nov 26 Christmas Open House 1-4pm Admiral Digby Museum

  • Sun Nov 26 Moved to Jan 14 “Rhythms of the Christmas Season” by the Fundy Chorale

  • Sun Nov 26 Carson Fullerton (live music) 1:30-4:30 $10 Clementsport Legion, 2008 Highway 1, Clementsport

  • Sun Nov 26 For Pete’s Snakes 3pm NS DiscoveryBound Outreach 726 Broadway Ave, Cornwallis

  • Mon Nov 27 Grant Information Session by Jill Balser 2-4pm at Digby Curling Club, 27 Shreve Street

  • Tue Nov 28 Festival of Trees Festival Tea 1-4pm $10 Sissiboo Landing 4575 Hwy#1 Weymouth

  • Tue Nov 28 Sphero Bolt Fun 6-7pm Weymouth Library Ages 8 and up

  • Wed Nov 29 Offshore Wind Information Workshop 6-7:30pm Digby Library 84 Warwick Street. Register

KT:King's Theatre, Annapolis Royal

  • Fri Dec 1 Festival of Trees Gala (19+) 7-9pm Sissiboo Landing $25

  • Fri Dec 1 Priscilla at 7pm KT

  • Sat Dec 2 Bear River FD Breakfast 7-10am $15 adults. Bear River Fire Hall

  • Sat Dec 2 A Very Sparkly Christmas at 3pm KT

  • Sun Dec 3 Digby/Annapolis Christmas Daddies Live Music and Silent Auction 12-6pm Digby Royal Canadian Legion, 92 Mount Street

  • Tues Dec. 5 Christmas Craft Night 6-8pm Clare Library. For adults, register by Dec 1

  • Tues Dec 5 Christmas Fun Night 6:30-7:30 Weymouth Library

  • Thur Dec 7 3D Printing workshop Gr 1-12 3:30-5pm NSCC Digby Register Turning the Tide

  • Dec 8 to 18 Spark the Christmas Spirit Light Show Decorated houses throughout Weymouth compete for prizes.

  • Sat Dec 9 Story Time and Book Launch 12-1pm Digby Library Adventures with Dad, with author Erin Norman

  • Tue Dec 12 Science Club: Pollution 3-4pm Clare Library Register by Dec 8

  • Tue Dec 12 Cookie Exchange and Game Night 6-7:30pm Weymouth Library, for adults, Register by Dec 11

  • Wed Dec 13 Homemade Holiday 6-7:30pm Digby Library for all ages

  • Wed Dec 13 A Very Digby Christmas (music) 7pm Digby High School Theatre $12

  • Sun Dec 17 Children's’ Christmas Concert 11am Weymouth Church of Christ

  • Sun Dec 17 Christmas Cantata 7pm Weymouth Church of Christ

  • Sun Dec 24 Christmas Eve Service, Carol Singing and Scripture Reading 5pm St. Peter & St. Thomas Anglican Church, Weymouth

  • Sun Dec 24 Christmas Eve Service 6:30pm Weymouth Church of Christ

  • Jan 14 “Rhythms of the Christmas Season” by the Fundy Chorale 4pm St. Patrick’s Church, Digby $15

  • Fri Jan 19 Lego WeDo 2:30-4:30pm Digby Library Ages 7-12. Register by Jan 16

  • Thur Feb 8 DIY Bracelet Making 3:30-5pm Digby Library. Ages 11-15

  • Bear River Breakfasts. First Saturday of each month. 7am-10am. Adults $15, Kids under 10 $7, under 5 years free

  • Deep Brook Community Market Wednesdays 2-5pm 948 Hwy 1 Deep Brook


  • Line Dancing, Felker Hall, Cornwallis, Mondays & Fridays 10:30am-11:30am $5 per class

  • Meat Bingo, Fridays 7pm, Felker Hall, Cornwallis. Door prize, 50/50, game prizes

  • Karate, Women's Defense, Weapons, DiscoveryBound Youth Centre,, 726 Broadway, Cornwallis


  • Fall Story Time Dec 1 & 8; 10:30-11am Digby Library, for children under 5 and their carers

  • Indoor Walking Tues & Thurs 6-7pm Digby Regional High School Register with DARC

  • Co-ed pick up hockey Tues & Sun 11:30-12:30am $10pp Digby Arena

  • This Girl Can (Girls Gr 7-9) DRHS. Register through DARC from Oct 27.

  • This Girl Can (Girls Gr 5-6) Digby Elementary School. Wednesdays After school Register through DARC from Oct 27

  • Pickleball Sundays 10am-noon DRHS Gym

  • Shinny hockey (Co-ed 40+) Tues & Thurs 10-11am $10pp Digby Arena

  • Kids in Motion After school – 5pm; Tues Gr P-3; Thurs Gr 4-6 Digby Elementary School

  • Public Skating Wednesdays – Parent & Tots 11-11:45; Adults 19+ 12-1pm; Students (P-6) 2:30-3:30; Teens (Gr7-12) 3:30-4:40pm. Sat & Sun Open public skate 4-5pm Digby Arena, 27 Shreve Str.

  • Homework Club Wednesdays 4-7pm The Family Centre 1 Birch St

  • Digby Legion Seniors Program Thursdays, 10am Digby Legion

  • Tai Chi Qigong Classes, Tuesdays at 6pm at The Gym (151 Conway – Highway 303) in Digby

  • Women’s Pick-up Hockey Mondays 8:10pm DARC

  • Tutoring Wednesdays Fall 2023 NSCC register

  • Recreational Pond Hockey Ages 6-16 Thursdays Nov-Mar 14, 5-5:50 Register DARC

  • Junior Curling Sundays 4-5pm, Nov to March, Digby Curling Centre, 27 Shreve St. Register.

  • Cardio and Core, Mon 9:30-10:30, Digby Curling Centre, DARC Sep to Dec 8

  • Chair yoga Wed 9:30-10:30am, Digby Curling Centre, DARC Sep to Dec 8

  • Zumba Gold, Fri 9:30am-10:30am, Digby Curling Centre, DARC Sep to Dec 8

  • Fundy Chorale - rehearse every Wednesday afternoon

  • Family Centre (Please check FB for dates & times) Walking Group, Crafting Together, Transition to School, Baby & Me, Toddler Time, Social Time

  • NSWalks Walk Group Digby Wednesdays 8:30am Water Street

  • Youth Space, Thursdays 3-7pm, Turning The Tide, NSCC, 87 Warwick St, Digby


  • A Needlecraft Afternoon Dec 5, 12 & 19; 1-4pm, Weymouth Library

  • This Girl Can (Girls Gr 5-6) Weymouth Consolidated School. Mondays After school. Register through DARC

  • Pickleball, Weymouth, Sundays 10am-noon, SMBA

  • Chair Yoga Wednesdays 10-11:15 Oct-Dec 20 2023, Weymouth Legion

  • Kids in Motion After school – 5pm; Tues Gr P-3; Thurs Gr 4-6 Weymouth Consolidated

  • Community Open Gym Saturdays 10-1, St. Mary’s Bay Academy

  • Yoga Mondays 2-3pm and Wednesdays 7-8pm to Nov 20, 2023. Sissiboo Landing

  • Bingo Tuesdays 6pm W. Legion

  • Makers’ Nights Thursdays 6-9pm Weymouth Library

  • Weymouth Waterfront Development Committee (WWDC) meets third Wednesday 1:30 at Sissiboo Landing.

  • Mobile Clinic in Weymouth, Nov 14 & 15; Dec 13 & 14.


  • Clare Market Fair Saturdays 10am-2pm Oct to Apr 6 Meteghan Fire Station

  • Adult Skating Tuesdays 10-11am Universite Ste. Anne Rink

  • Fibre Arts Group: Wednesdays, 1 to 2 p.m. Meteghan Library

  • Lions Bingo Mondays 7pm Meteghan Lions Club

  • Darts Thursdays 1:30pm Clare Columbus Club $3

  • Scrapbooking at Clare Library, Tuesdays, 6:00 7:45pm

If you want to lift yourself up, lift someone else.

All events and posters are on our website home page, and facebook page. New posters are added continuously to the website, so check there to see what's on.

Let us know of any events and send contributions, comments or complaints, to

Have a lovely week

Eleanor & Wayne

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