July

Debate Camp – Halifax Summer Camps

Are you looking for a meaningful summer camp experience where your child will have the opportunity to meet new friends, build confidence and learn skills to last a lifetime? How about propelling your child into academic success, by allowing them to practice their thinking and reasoning skills – and empowering
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Camp Kidston – Summer Camps

Are you ready for a summer experience with memories to last a lifetime? Arthur Kidston Memorial Camp has been offering children’s overnight camping programs since 1966. Kidson’s safe and happy summer camping programs focus on the power of play, joining together, the beauty of diversity, the value of challenge and
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Anchor Tours Halifax Ghost Walk

Get ready for an evening of intriguing tales and spooky facts of Halifax’s storied past with Anchor Tours Halifax Ghost Walk. You will encounter lots of eerie sights along the way including, a haunted restaurant, a troubled Titanic victim, and the Old Burying Ground, the oldest cemetery in Halifax. Tours
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Lebanese Festival
Celebrate Lebanese Music, Culture and Food at the Halifax Lebanese Festival

Since 2001, the annual Halifax Lebanese Festival has been rated as one of the most successful and vibrant summer events in the city of Halifax. Held at the Olympic Community Center on Hunter Street, it’s one of two Halifax festivals that celebrate Lebanon. The other, The Cedar Festival, happens earlier
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Hubbards Market
Hubbards Farmers’ Market

Head towards the beautiful South Shore, just a short drive from the city to the Hubbards Farmers’ Market at the Hubbards Barn and Community Park. This market is open every Saturday from May to October with over 50 local vendors of fresh produce, meat, fish, eggs, breads, prepared foods, plants,
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Summer at Memory Lane Heritage Village
2020 Summer Festivals and Events at Memory Lane Heritage Village

Have you ever been to Memory Lane Heritage Village? If not, this summer is a great time to go! Memory Lane Heritage Village is an award-winning living history museum depicting coastal rural life in Nova Scotia during the 1940s, including life during and after the Second World War. Their regular
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Bedford in LEGO! See Gail Meagher’s Amazing LEGO Display at Scott Manor House

Get ready, LEGO-lovers. There is an amazing local display of ‘Lego Art’ at Scott Manor House, a small museum in Bedford (between the Chickenburger and the Basin, off Shore Drive). Gail Meagher has been busy working on a number of ‘lego-built’ Bedford and Halifax related buildings, including Scott Manor House,
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Shubenacadie Canal
Shubenacadie Canal Marine Railway – Free Tours and Live Music

Explore the historic Shubenacadie Canal Marine Railway with free guided tours every Saturday throughout July! Between 1861 and 1871, the marine railway carried boats and barges overland between Dartmouth Cove and Sullivan’s Pond, from which they could sail through the rest of the canal to the Bay of Fundy. Visitors
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Tuna Flat Races
World Tuna Flat Races

  Tuna Flats are unique to St. Margaret’s Bay and have been used to fish tuna for more than 100 years. To win the coveted ‘World Title’, teams of 4 must row a 1/4 mile course in Hubbards Cove. Join in the fun at this all-day family event that includes
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Artist of the Day
Artist of the Day at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Let your imagination soar this summer at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Stop by the museum courtyard on Tuesdays, rain or shine, and SEA what moves your little ones to paint and make a unique maritime creation! FREE to participate! Artist of the Day at the Maritime Museum of
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