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  • Writer's pictureEleanor Johnson

Weekly Events Update - July 4, 2024

Lobster Bash this weekend in Digby. Please visit our dedicated page to see the schedule and all the posters, or visit their Facebook page

Below is a list of this week's events and a second list of new events since last week. Please share this and ask others to subscribe.

Please visit our website www. or Facebook page for all the posters with further details.

This Week's Events (July 4-11) (posters)

Jun-Jul Exhibition Jennifer Goddard at Sissiboo Coffee Roaster, Bear River

Jul & Aug DARC Summer Camps

July Family Center FREE Workshops 1 Birch Street, Digby, Register 902-245-2300

·        String Art & make your own pizza Jul 9 Ages 6-8. Jul 11 Ages 9-12

·        Pop bottle rockets & Make your own hotdogs Jul 16 Ages 6-8.

·        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

Fri Jul 5 Sissiboo Night Market

4-7pm Sissiboo Landing

Fri Jul 5 Dustin Boudreau (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Fri to Sun Jul 5 to 7 Lobster Bash

DownTown Digby See separate schedule (Schedule 2024-06-30)

Fri 5 and Sat Jul 6 Gypsy - Fleetwood Mac Tribute

7:30pm King’s Theatre, Live Music. $40 Adults, $10 Youth. The “Gypsy” Fleetwood Mac experience is a truly authentic representation of this multiple award-winning group’s very best songs of all time, including Stevie Nicks duets with Don Henley and Tom Petty. Their spectacular show repertoire includes; “Dreams, Go your Own Way, Rhiannon, Don’t Stop, The Chain,” and many more fan favourites.

Sat Jul 6 Bear River FD Breakfast

7am-10 am Adults $15

Sat Jul 6 Good Times Day Breakfast with Jill Balser

7:30-10am Smith’s Cove Fire Dept Adults $15

Jul 8 to 12 Summer Camp by DARC at SMBA

8:30-3pm $100+HST for ages 5-12 Limited spots, register with DARC

Wed Jul 10 Where Olive Trees Weep

7:30pm Kings Theatre Documentary Drama Film $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth. Where Olive Trees Weep offers a searing window into the struggles and resilience of the Palestinian people under Israeli occupation. It explores themes of loss, trauma, and the quest for justice.

Thur July 11 Weymouth Tea for St. Joseph’s Church

2-4pm St. Joseph’s Church, 17 Weymouth Falls Rd.

New Events after this week (posters)

Fri Jul 12 The Birdcage

7:30pm Free. King’s Theatre, Film, PG, Comedy. In this remake of the classic French farce “La Cage aux Folles,” engaged couple Val Goldman (Dan Futterman) and Barbara Keeley (Calista Flockhart) shakily introduce their future in-laws. Val’s father, Armand (Robin Williams), a gay Miami drag club owner, pretends to be straight and attempts to hide his relationship with Albert (Nathan Lane), his life partner and the club’s flamboyant star attraction, so as to please Barbara’s father, controversial Republican Sen. Kevin Keeley (Gene Hackman).

Sat Jul 13 Basics of Babysitting

8:30-4:30 St. John’s Ambulance $60 Space is limited call 902-247-0356

Sun Jul 14 Marsh Road, Digby, Shoreline Cleanup

10am-1pm We have bags and gloves for volunteers

Aug 8 to 11 Digby Scallop Days Festival

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 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.

Regular Events (posters)

  • Bear River Night Market every 2nd Wednesday 4-8pm starting June 5 – Oct 9

  • Smiths Cove Fire Dept Coffee Mornings Thursdays 9:30-11:30am 43 North Old Post Road, Smith’s Cove. By donation.

  • Open Stage, every 2nd Sunday, 2-4pm The Village Cauldron Café.

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

Regular events in DEEP BOOK / CORNWALLIS

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

  • Vinyasa Flow Yoga Thursday evening 6:30-7:30pm Felker Hall, Cornwallis Park

  • Zumba  Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm Felker Hall Cornwallis $5pp 902-526-2140

  • Low Impact Exercises Mon, Wed & Fridays 9-10am Felker Hall Cornwallis 902-638-3373

  • Cribbage  Thursdays from 12:30pm Felker Hall Cornwallis 902-376-2007

  • Indoor Flea Market Sundays 10am-3pm May to September 726 Broadway Ave. Cornwallis. Vendors wanted 902-955-0779

  • Hatha Yoga Class, Felker Hall, Cornwallis on Mondays from 11:30am - 12:45pm. Please bring a Yoga mat and a blanket. By donation.

  • Chair Yoga Class, Felker Hall, Cornwallis on Fridays from 11:30am - 12:45pm. Please bring a Yoga mat and a blanket. By donation.

  • Tai Chi Qigong Tues 9:45 and Sat. at 10am $15 drop-in, $40 per m. Family Rec Centre 726 Broadway Av Jenny 902-841-0333

  • Line Dancing, Felker Hall, Cornwallis, Mondays & Fridays 10-11am $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

Regular events in DIGBY

  • Crafter Noons Fridays (from Sep 13) 2-4pm Digby Library Join other crafters to chat and share ideas. Bring your own supplies to work on your project while keeping good company. This program is for adults.

  • Games Galore Fridays (from Fri Sep 20) 2:30-4:30pm Digby Library Bring a friend or come and make new ones as we play board and card games. Drop in between 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. This program is for all ages.

  • Fall Story Time Fridays (from Fri Sep 27 ) 10:30-11am Digby Library. Children 5 and younger and their caregivers can enjoy stories and other activities.

  • July Calendar at the Family Centre

  • Music on the Promenade Digby Wednesdays and Fridays 6-8pm

  • Lobster & Laughs Sundays, Digby Pines $60

  • Digby Climbing Wall Tuesdays and Thursday nights 6-8pm $5 per person at Digby Curling Centre, 27 Shreve Street.

  • Rocket Shapes Scavenger Hunt – Jul 9 to 20 All day Digby Library. Children aged 3 to 8 can participate in a scavenger hunt to find paper shapes needed to make a rocket craft during open hours. They can assemble the rocket and try flying it.

  • Digby Farmers & Artisans Market Fridays & Sundays from June to September 10am- 3pm along the Admirals Walk in Digby N.S

  • Transition to School Wednesdays and Thursdays Jul 3 to August 15 10am-2pm Digby Family Centre Register 902-245-2300

  • Youth Space Thurs 3:30-6pm 1 Birch Str. Turning the Tide

  • Math Tutoring Wed 4:30-5:30 Register with Turning the Tide

  • English & Science Tutoring Wed 5:30-7:30 Register with Turning the Tide

  • Pickleball Sundays 10am-noon DRHS Gym

Regular events in WEYMOUTH

  • Paint with Michelle Tuesdays (from Sept 10) 2-4pm W. Library This class is for beginners to introduce mixing paint colours and using different pallets such as wood, canvas and plastic ornaments.

  • Weymouth Legion

    • BINGO on Tuesday nights. From 5:30, games start at 7pm. Jackpot goes up $50/week

    • Jam Nights on Thursdays 7-9:30pm. Pub Grub, 50/50, bar (+19yrs)

    • Happy Hour Fridays 5pm-7pm. Karaoke with Woody Every other Saturday 7-11pm with Pub Grub.

    • Karaoke with Jason Every other Friday OR Saturday with Pub Grub.

    • Karaoke with Lady Heidi Sundays 3-7pm with a proper meal, no pub grub. All Summer.

    • Meat Draw Every 6 weeks

  • After School Program Mon to Fridays 2pm-5:30pm W. Consolidated School Register with DARC $12 per child/day Sept 2024-Jun 2025

  • Weymouth Church of Christ Kids Club (Gr 1-5) Wed 7-8pm Youth Club (Gr 6-10) Wed 7-8pm

  • Weymouth Waterfront Development Committee (WWDC) meets every month. Please contact Sissiboo Landing for dates.

Regular events in CLARE

  • NS Walk Group, Clare Wed 10am DJs General Store, Salmon River

  • Lions Bingo Mondays 7pm Meteghan Lions Club

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

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

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

Have a lovely week

Eleanor & Wayne

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