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October

Halloween Survival Guide
Halloween Candy: A Parent’s Survival Guide!

Back in the day (some may call it the olden days), I always remember Halloween being on October 31st. One day. How is it that Halloween has gone from an event that lasted a few hours to one that seems to go on for weeks? Between sports teams, neighbourhood parties,
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Hike For Epilepsy
Unicorn Theatre’s Purple Hike For Epilepsy

Join the Unicorn Theatre for the Purple Hike for Epilepsy – 2km and 5km Family-Friendly Routes on Rails to Trails. This is a fundraiser for the Epilepsy Association of Nova Scotia where all proceeds will go to education and resources. Come to join the fun and help the epilepsy community!
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Blunenose Ghosts
Frightening Fun for all Ages at the Bluenose Ghosts Festival

The Bluenose Ghosts Festival at Alderney Landing has something for everyone, including a Haunted House, an Escape Room, and a Crypt Ride! Click here for a list of all the events. The Bluenose Ghosts Festival is an ongoing initiative by Alderney Landing to preserve the cultural heritage and integrity of
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DHG Holiday Show
Dartmouth Handcrafters’ Guild Holiday Craft Show

Hey, early birds! Be the first to get your Christmas shopping underway, at the Dartmouth Handcrafters’ Guild 2021 Holiday Craft Show! The festival is held just before Halloween, October 22nd – 24th and $6 admission is good for the whole weekend!  (children under 12 are FREE) The Dartmouth Handcrafters Guild
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great big boo
The Great Big Boo

The ultimate family-friendly interactive Halloween celebration, the Great Big Boo, is coming to the Cineplex Theatres. Dress up in your favourite costume and join Zoe and Justin as they sing and dance as you watch the Halloween musical on the big screen! You can even trick-or-treat after the show! The
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Halifax Ghost Walk
The Halifax Ghost Walk

The Halifax Ghost Walk was established in 1990 and is the oldest Ghost Walk in North America. Enjoy a historic walk through the streets of Halifax at night with spinning tales of ghosts, pirates, hauntings, buried treasures, and other mysterious things from our city’s rich past. It is an interesting,
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Kentville Pumpkin People
Kentville Pumpkin People Festival

It’s October… and that means lots of fall visitors have popped up in the town of Kentville! Join in the Fall festivities at the famous ‘Kentville Pumpkin People Festival’. You will find more than 300 quirky pumpkin heads around town awaiting your arrival. Check out their website for their pumpkin
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Nocturne Halifax: Art at Night

Nocturne Halifax: Art at Night consists of a variety of exhibitions and performances, staged across the galleries and public spaces of downtown Halifax and Dartmouth. Nocturne is totally FREE, designed and planned by faithful volunteers. Many exhibits are family-friendly. The interactive Nocturne Halifax Program Guide provides more details about individual
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Phantom's Freak Show Haunted House
Phantom’s Freak Show Haunted House in Kentville

Phantom Effects has created various haunted houses for local charities in Nova Scotia since 1998. In 2015 they branched out independently, to create a haunted house with Stirling Fruit Farms in Greenwich. They are now at their new location at the Main Street Station in Kentville. Their 20+ years of
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Riverbreeze Farm: The Bloodfields
Riverbreeze Farm: The Bloodfields

“You’ll pay to get in, but you’ll pray to get out!”  That’s what they’re saying at the terrifying haunted house and haunted corn maze at Riverbreeze Farm in Truro. Think a convincingly creepy backstory, live actors, blood, gore, and a real chainsaw…attached to someone…chasing you (at least that’s what the
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