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Day Trips

Discover McNabs Island: North End Heritage Tour

Join the Friends of McNabs Island for a guided hike through Canadian history on McNabs Island! Departing from Eastern Passage (Meet at A&M Sea Charters, 87 Government Wharf Rd, Fisherman’s Cove no later than 9:15 AM), the boat will depart promptly at 9:30 AM and leave the island at 3:30
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RiverBreeze Farm Baby Animal Days

RiverBreeze Farm, just outside of Truro, invites you to celebrate Spring at their Baby Animal Days! Bring the family to visit the new additions to the farm including their adorable baby goats, lambs, piggies, chicks, bunnies, ducks, horses, calf and their baby Kangaroo, Millie. Their playground will also be open
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Ashton Gardens
Daffodil Walk and Spring Celebration

Celebrate the arrival of Spring with a woodland walk lined with thousands of daffodils at Ashton’s Garden Centre! With educational and interesting fact signage to be found along the way, opportunities for that perfect selfie and spots to sit and enjoy the scenery along the river – you’ll feel the
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Mable Murple House
Mabel Murple’s Book Shoppe and Dreamery

“This purple girl should have a name. What name could rhyme with purple? I must dream up a proper name. I’ve got it! Mable Murple!” I’m pretty sure I have recited these words approximately 600 times over the years. Mabel Murple, written by beloved local author, Sheree Fitch was one
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Ross Farm Winter
Discover the Past at Ross Farm Museum

Ross Farm Museum is a living, working, farm museum depicting 150 years of agriculture in Nova Scotia. Rosebank Cottage, the original home of the Ross family, was built in 1817. During your visit there, you may see food being prepared over an open fire, straw hats being woven or wool
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Things to do in Nova Scotia with kids
10 Things to Do in Nova Scotia with Kids

10 Things to Do in Nova Scotia with Kids Whether you stay on the mainland, or head to the mountains of Cape Breton, you’ll encounter friendly folks, reasonably priced accommodation, and plenty of things to do in your home province of Nova Scotia, Canada. For play, think beaches, lakes, whale
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Things to do in HUbbards photo of Hubbards Cove by Debbie Malaidack
17 Things to Do in Hubbards, Nova Scotia

17 Things to Do in Hubbards, Nova Scotia There are so many things to do in Hubbards, Nova Scotia. Stunning beaches like Queensland, Cleveland and Fox Point are a stone’s throw away, and just around the corner, on the Aspotogan peninsula, the soft pepper-coloured sand and cool, clear waters of
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Cooking Master Classes for Youth

As part of the Devour Food Film Fest, teens can learn the secrets of great dishes from instructors at culinary schools during the Cooking Master Classes for Youth. There will be three sessions offered and all food produced will be donated to a local senior citizens home. Recommended for ages
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Young Naturalists Club Halifax
Young Naturalists Club

The Young Naturalists Club (YNC) is a FREE nature club geared toward youth (7-12) and their families. There are several chapters, including one in Halifax. With the Young Naturalists Club, your kids can learn more about the many species of Nova Scotia plants and animals, or even the solar system. On
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Noggins Farm
Family Fun at Noggins Corner Farm

There’s nothing better than local, fresh produce and in Nova Scotia, there’s no better time to enjoy the abundance of tasty treats than the fall harvest. Noggins Corner Farm is open year round but the sweetest time of the year is when the apple orchards come alive from mid-September to
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