Inland Activities Along the Bluenose Coast

There are many wonderful attractions along the coastal communities of the south shore, but there are also hidden attractions inland that are usually overlooked. Starting off with Ross Farm in New Ross, this museum is open year round.  When you visit, it’s like stepping back in time.  They do an amazing job making it feel […]

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Party ’til the Cows Go Home

Hey y’all!  Guess what time of year it is?  It’s South Shore Exhibition week!!  This year the Big Ex is celebrating 125 year, with plenty of activities, exhibits, rides, animals, treats and more! Starting Tuesday evening at 6pm, the exhibition will kick off with the parade.  This year, due to construction the parade route will […]

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Markets on the Coast

Nova Scotia has wonderful farmland all over the province.  From veggies to beef, these items can be purchased locally at farmers markets almost every day of the week. Starting on Thursday, Lunenburg hosts a farmers market at the Lunenburg Arena from 8:00am-12:00pm.  This is a year round market that moves to the community centre  for […]

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Nova Scotia’s Summer Soup

Hodgepodge… One of my favourite summer meals.  When the carrots, beans and potatoes are fresh what do you do?  Make Hodgepodge!  A true Nova Scotian classic, hodgepodge is a simple soup made from fresh beans, carrots, peas, potatoes, cream and butter.  Lots of butter. When I asked my Mom for her recipe, there wasn’t really one. […]

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Bluenose Coast Boat Tours

  The Bluenose Coast is one of the most beautiful drives in Nova Scotia in my opinion.  The roads follow the coves and harbours and includes some of the most spectacular views I have ever seen.  The only way better to view these magnificent waters is to explore them first hand, by boat!  We are […]

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Festival of the Arts Final Weekend

The Peggy’s Cove Festival of the Arts has been taking place in the St. Margarets Bay area since 2011 and has since flourished into an art fanatics dream.  Take the time to visit the beautiful scenery of Peggy’s Cove and surrounding harbours and coves while enjoying several types of local art. For the second and final […]

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Whats Happening: July Edition- Hubbards & Surroundings

A hidden gem of our province, 45 minutes from Halifax is Hubbards- a community on St. Margarets Bay.  For the month of July, this small community has an event for just about everybody. Starting on July 8th, watch movies under the stars at the Hubbards Amphitheatre, located at the Hubbards Community Waterfront Park.  The Hubbards […]

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Signal Flags Spotted on the Bluenose Coast

For the past 158 years, hundreds, even thousands of people have come to our little village of Chester, for Chester Race Week. A sea filled with sailboats and excitement, I can’t help but notice the colorful flags with unique designs, flying from the rigging. So, I had to do some research and find out what these […]

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The Tale of the Teazer

Author: Meghan Mahone Bay is a small, bustling town of approximately 950 residents occupying the South Shore of Nova Scotia. Settled in 1754, the town is rich in culture, heritage, and art. But, few know of the tale of the Teazer, a privateer ship, infamous in Lunenburg County. After the settlement of many towns and […]

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