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 weekend of this festival, there are two main events. The first event being The Arts Fair, which takes place at St. Lukes United Church in Upper Tantallon from 12-8pm on the 15th, 16th and 17th. This event includes performers, artisan exhibits, demonstrations and of course, art! There will be free workshops and a free performance by the Maritime Marionettes at 7pm on Friday evening. There will be an art exhibit and sale in the downstairs hall, along with a BBQ which includes ice cream and strawberry shortcake. This event if for all ages and is a great family excursion!
The second main event is the popular Studio Tour! From 10am-5pm on the 15th, 16th and 17th there with be 36 locations including 60 artists around the area with demonstrations and displays. There will even be a draw for a $500 art gift certificate!! For more information and a map of the area, visit http://peggyscoveareafestivalofthearts.com.