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December Events

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DEC 1


Live Nativity
Come and experience a Night in Bethlehem at New Minas Baptist Church. At the Live Nativity you can make a Food Bank donation that will get you past Roman soldiers and tax collectors. Meet villagers, shepherds, and inn keepers who will direct you to the angelic choir. Capture the wonder of Mary, Joseph, and the real star of Christmas, baby Jesus.

Saturday, December 1 will be a Walk-Thru experience (6:00-8:00pm) with a special musical drama. We are looking forward to celebrating Christmas with you! Over 200 volunteers served as cast members and behind the scenes crew with over 2000 guests having experienced the Live Nativity last year, we are excited about what 2018 has in store! Mark these dates on your calendar for this Valley-wide Christmas celebration!


 


New Minas Lions Breakfast at Millett Centre Dec. 1,2018 from 8am to 10am. With scrambled eggs – bacon – sausage – pancakes – hash browns – toast – tea – coffee – juice. Cost – freewill offering. Also there will be a bake sale put on by the Lions. All welcome!




Kentville Legion Dance Band – Sky Dance, Dec. 1 – Dances Start at 9:00pm, $8/person 19 & OVER
BAR & KITCHEN AVAILABLE 902-678-8935 – Free with a non-perishable food donation.





Dec. 2



Fundy Cinema screens WHAT THEY HAD: Writer-director Elizabeth Chomko’s debut feature explores the complex dynamics of a family dealing with Alzheimer’s in an intimate drama starring Blythe Danner, Robert Forster, Michael Shannon and Hilary Swank. Sun, Dec 2: 4 & 7 pm, Al Whittle Theatre, 450 Main St., Wolfville. Tickets ($10) 30 mins before screening. fundycinema.ca facebook.com/Fundy-Cinema-1692183731024542 (902) 542-1050.


Late last month there was a house fire in Port George, the fire destroyed the home of a man and his daughter, along with all of their belongings in the home. On Sunday, December 2nd, there will be a benefit concert at the Port George Community Center. doors will open at 1:30, and admission is a freewill offering. The music will be performed by Lost Vegas and Frank Spinney and Friends. there will also be various ticket draws.


Join us at Ross Creek on December 2 for our Community Arts Day: Masks & Merry-Making! Have fun making your own masks inspired by our Gallery’s Lewis Mask Collection, holiday gifts, and other festive arts activities! Enjoy live music and international foods (something inspired from every region featured in the gallery exhibition), plus seasonal sweets! Take home our home-made cookie dough and save yourself time and cleanup this holiday season! Plus depending on the weather, try out our primrose path trail on foot, or on snowshoes! The event will run from 1pm to 4pm and is open to the public by donation — a perfect event for all ages!

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The Lewis Collection of Masks Opening Dec 2 Opening this Sunday from 1pm to 3pm during our Community Arts Day is The Lewis Mask Collection. The final show for in the Ross Creek Gallery’s Intersections series, the exhibition is a display of international masks collected by Sara Lee Lewis and her late husband, Herb Lewis. The exhibit creates a conversation between the masks from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and Latin America, and the collectors themselves. Sara Lee will be in attendance for the opening. The collection will be in the gallery until December 21— don’t miss this incredible show!


Dec. 3




Dec. 4


OVUC December Soup & Dessert Luncheon, Tuesday, December 4 – Please join us at Orchard Valley United Church for our monthly Soup & Dessert Luncheon on Tuesday, December 4.  We’ll be serving a choice of Sausage and Squash Soup or Tomato Tortellini Soup, homemade biscuits & rolls, tea/coffee, and Gingerbread with lemon sauce for dessert, for $8.00 per person.  Lunch is served from 11:45 am to 1:00 pm. Take-outs are available – please order by noon, Monday, December 3 by calling 902‑681‑0366, ext 1, or emailing [email protected].  (Sorry, Delivery is not available this month.)  Orchard Valley UC is located at the foot of Cornwallis Avenue (across from the entrance to County Fair Mall) in New Minas.


Macdonald Museum, 21 School Street, Middleton. Dec 4-6 Festival of Trees open to the public 10am to 8pm. No admission charge.


Dec. 6


Chase the Ace
December 6, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (weekly Thursdays). Chase the Ace at Paddy’s Pub, Kentville, with Valley Cheer Athletics Association. Tickets: 1 for $2, 3 for $5 and 10 for $10. If you’re not there, we’ll call you for a proxy draw. FB: Chase the Ace Valley Cheer Athletics.


THE HARDWARE GALLERY’S current exhibit “Bird of Prey” runs until January 2nd and features the multimedia work of artist Ella Tetrault. A Reception with the artist will be held at the Gallery, 36 Cornwallis Street, Kentville 7-9PM, Thursday, December 6. All welcome. For more info and Gallery hours go to www.hardwaregallery.ca orfollow us on Facebook.


Dec. 7


Annual CRAM THE CRUISER events in Bridgetown and Middleton coming up in December.

Cram the cruiser is a annual fundraiser conducted by the Annapolis County RCMP. We will be taking a marked police SUV to a grocery store and attempt to fill it with food donations. These food donations will be taken to our local food bank in time for the Holidays.

On December 7th we will be at Graves’ in Bridgetown from 3-6pm.

On December 14th we will be at the Independent Grocery store in Middleton from 3-6pm.

On December 21 we will be at Foodland in Middleton from 3-6pm.


Chase the Ace every Friday starting Dec 7th 6:30-7:30 Pre-Sales
Tuesday Post Office 11:30-1:30
Wednesday Joes 4:30-6:30
Thursday Carl’s Independent 4:30-6:30


Macdonald Museum, 21 School Street, Middleton

Dec 7th – Festival of Trees 10am to 8pm. No admission charge. Santa will be back from 4-8pm with hot chocolate and cookies and another chance for photos!



On December 7 in Canning at 8:00 , the NKEC Titans hockey team will play against West Kings Wolverines in our 1st annual pink in the rink night. We are very grateful to the West Kings team that are going to participate in this venture with us. We will be donating a portion of the proceeds to the children’s wish foundation. Let’s fill the rink for this great cause.


The Game’s Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays). The danger and hilarity are non-stop in this glittering, farcical mystery. Ken Ludwig’s The Game’s Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays) will be on stage at CentreStage Theatre in time for the holidays. The dates are December 7.8.
Front of House opens at 6:45 pm for the evening performances
Tickets are adults $15; seniors/students $12; children, age 12 and under, $5. CentreStage takes cash or cheques only. Reservations are recommended and are held until 15 minutes before show time. …….If you have made reservations and cannot make the performance, please call the answering service and cancel the reservation. Call 902-678-8040 for reservations. Please call to have your name put on the waiting list.
www.centrestagetheatre.ca


Dec. 8



Saturday, Dec 8th – Dance, Music by Hal Bruce. Location: New Ross Legion – 64 Forties Rd, New Ross.
Tickets: $20.00 per person – bought in advance at the legion or at Gina’s Hair Styling, New Ross.
Tickets at the door are $25 per person. Dance: 9 pm to 1 am. Dress: Casual.


Cadance Academy is presenting their annual production of The Nutcracker on December 8th and December 9th. We were wondering if you would be able to advertise the production and do a giveaway for two tickets to the Saturday, December 8th performance at 7pm.


A Royal Consort invites you to join us for our Christmas concert, Tell It on the Mountain.   A Royal Consort is a community choir in Annapolis Royal, directed by Deirdre Morrell-Ormerod, and accompanied by Elizabeth Harwood.

The will be two concerts.  The first one is SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8th, 3 PM, at the Dawn Oman Gallery, in Bridgetown, and the second is SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9th, 3 PM, at Saint Louis Catholic Church, Annapolis Royal.

Tickets are available from the Dawn Oman Gallery or from Pharmasave, in Bridgetown, and  from Bainton’s Tannery in Annapolis Royal.  They can also be purchased from any choir member or at the door.


There will be a Community Breakfast at the Kingston Baptist Church, 695 Main St, Kingston.  For a free-will offering come and enjoy a delicious breakfast of traditional and healthy food choices.  All funds raised will be in support of the Eastern Valley Baptist Association.  We appreciate The Atlantic Superstore & Sobeys for partnering with us in the Healthy Choice items.  All are welcome!


RCMP Annual Food Drive

Help Windsor RCMP Stuff the Cruiser

Stuff the Cruiser is returning to Windsor

On Saturday, Dec. 8th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Windsor RCMP officers and their Victim Services Volunteers will join forces with Sobeys in Windsor accepting donations for the Windsor Food bank.

The RCMP Safety Bear will also be attending with free handouts for children.

Together we can make sure that no one in our community goes hungry.


Dec. 9


8th Annual Christmas Open House Tour
Sunday Dec 9, 2018
4-8 pm
$10 per person
Tour of 4 homes
Green Leaf Enterprises and
Kingston United Church, where refreshments will be served.
Come celebrated the season with us!
All proceeds go to the Church.
Tickets can be purchased at PharmaSave Kingston
or contact Joann Cory 902 765-0105


Country Christmas Music Show. Wolfville Legion Br #74, 310 Main Street
Sunday 09 December 2018 2:00 PM…Entertainers: Caroll Edwards, Chet Brown, B. J. McKay “Make Mine Country”, Eugene Rafuse, Audley Pineo & Harold Hunt. Canteen & 50/50. Admission – $5.00 per person. All proceeds for Legion purposes.


The Canning and area food bank is doing another community supper on December 9th, at the Canning Lions Club. Food preparations will begin at 4pm, and anyone interested in learning to cook or just wanting to help is welcome. Supper served at 6pm, cleanup by 7. Donations for the food bank gratefully accepted. There will be live music by Porter-Breau. Hope to see you there!


A Royal Consort invites you to join us for our Christmas concert, Tell It on the Mountain.  A Royal Consort is a community choir in Annapolis Royal, directed by Deirdre Morrell-Ormerod, and accompanied by Elizabeth Harwood.

The will be two concerts.  The first one is SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8th, 3 PM, at the Dawn Oman Gallery, in Bridgetown, and the second is SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9th, 3 PM, at Saint Louis Catholic Church, Annapolis Royal.

Tickets are available from the Dawn Oman Gallery or from Pharmasave, in Bridgetown, and from Bainton’s Tannery in Annapolis Royal.  They can also be purchased from any choir member or at the door.


14 Wing Christmas Concert

Presented by the 14 Wing Band

Sunday, 9 December at 7 P.M.

Annapolis Mess, 14 Wing Greenwood

 

Featuring:

Guest Vocalist Mark Riley

Kingston Elementary School Choir

Canadian Military Wives’ Choir Greenwood

 

Concert open to the general public, military members and their families

Free admission

Food donations will be graciously accepted for the Upper Room Food Bank


Santa’s Sherrif’s and Police Toy and Food Drive

Foodland Kentville
12pm – 3pm

Sobey’s New Minas
12pm – 3pm

They are collecting non-perishable food, new toys, new clothing items.

Donations can also be dropped off at the Kentville Sherriff’s office (87 Cornwallis st), or the Kentville Police Service (80 River st)


Dec. 13


Festival of Lights Cake and Dessert Auction. Thursday, December 13, 2018. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Valley Regional Hospital Cafeteria (first floor).The Valley Regional Hospital Foundation Board of Directors and Staff would like to invite you to our annual Festival of Lights Cake and Dessert Auction.
A variety of specialty cakes and desserts will be available. The event is a silent auction format, so make sure to bid on your favourite to help with your holiday baking needs! Funds raised will support the Festival of Lights campaign, which will raise funds for new ventilators. Free parking is available.


Chase the Ace
December 13, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (weekly Thursdays). Chase the Ace at Paddy’s Pub, Kentville, with Valley Cheer Athletics Association. Tickets: 1 for $2, 3 for $5 and 10 for $10. If you’re not there, we’ll call you for a proxy draw. FB: Chase the Ace Valley Cheer Athletics.


Dec. 14



Annual CRAM THE CRUISER events in Bridgetown and Middleton coming up in December.

Cram the cruiser is a annual fundraiser conducted by the Annapolis County RCMP. We will be taking a marked police SUV to a grocery store and attempt to fill it with food donations. These food donations will be taken to our local food bank in time for the Holidays.

On December 14th we will be at the Independent Grocery store in Middleton from 3-6pm.

On December 21 we will be at Foodland in Middleton from 3-6pm.



On Saturday Dec 15th the Wolfville and District Lions Club 36 Elm Ave will be holding their Monthly Big Breakfast 7-10 .Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children 10 and under.


The Kings-Kikima Grannies will be selling once loved jewelry at all performances of Fezziwig’s Christmas Frolic in the Festival Theatre, Wolfville  on Friday December 14th and Saturday, December 15th.
Also for sale will be angels made from banana fibre by the Kikima , Kenya Grannies and hats and mitts Knit by our local grannies.
There will  be a silent auction as well.
If you have a ticket to the show this is a great chance to Christmas shop.
Proceeds from the sale help educate orphans raised by their grannies in Kikima, Kenya.

Dec. 15



Kentville Legion December Dec. 15 Silver Flame Dance Band. Free with a non-perishable food donation.
Dances Start at 9:00pm. $8/person 19 & OVER. BAR & KITCHEN AVAILABLE 902-678-8935


A Country Christmas Music Show at the Three Rivers Community Centre, 41 Messenger Rd., Torbrook Mines. Saturday, December 15, 2018. 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. $5 per person, 50/50 draw and canteen will be open. Call Paul Marshall at 848-6115 for more information.


The Kings-Kikima Grannies will be selling once loved jewelry at all performances of Fezziwig’s Christmas Frolic in the Festival Theatre, Wolfville  on Friday December 14th and Saturday, December 15th.
Also for sale will be angels made from banana fibre by the Kikima , Kenya Grannies and hats and mitts Knit by our local grannies.
There will  be a silent auction as well.
If you have a ticket to the show this is a great chance to Christmas shop.
Proceeds from the sale help educate orphans raised by their grannies in Kikima, Kenya.

Dec. 16


Third Horton (Canaan) Baptist Church invites you to our special Christmas program, “The Christmas Dilemma” on Sunday, December 16, 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Videos by the Skit Guys, Christmas music, craft, and snack. Fun for the whole family. Freewill offering for Open Arms. For more information, contact Sue at 902-679-0701 or [email protected] or Darlene at 902-679-0703 or [email protected]


Santa’s Sherrif’s and Police Toy and Food Drive

Walmart New Minas
12pm – 3pm

They are collecting non-perishable food, new toys, new clothing items.

Donations can also be dropped off at the Kentville Sherrif’s office (87


Dec. 20


Chase the Ace
December 20, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (weekly Thursdays). Chase the Ace at Paddy’s Pub, Kentville, with Valley Cheer Athletics Association. Tickets: 1 for $2, 3 for $5 and 10 for $10. If you’re not there, we’ll call you for a proxy draw. FB: Chase the Ace Valley Cheer Athletics.


Dec. 21


Annual CRAM THE CRUISER events in Bridgetown and Middleton coming up in December.

Cram the cruiser is a annual fundraiser conducted by the Annapolis County RCMP. We will be taking a marked police SUV to a grocery store and attempt to fill it with food donations. These food donations will be taken to our local food bank in time for the Holidays.

On December 21 we will be at Foodland in Middleton from 3-6pm.


Evangeline Middle School’s leadership team Tree of Hope.

The Tree of Hope is a fundraising initiative, which encourages people from our school and our community to place one new item under the tree, or make a financial contribution in the form a gift card. This is EMS’s way of giving back and supporting our community. We are doing this because we want to ensure ALL families are warm, fed, and happy during the 2018 holiday season.

Others can help by donating gift cards and new items, which will be given to those in need. Here are some suggestions of gifts:

Toys, books, skates, movies, games, sport related equipment, art supplies, bath baskets, movie ticket vouchers, and toiletries (toothbrushes, toothpaste, and deodorant).



Dec. 22


Kentville Legion December Dec. 22 Route 12 Dance Band. Free with a non-perishable food donation.
Dances Start at 9:00pm. $8/person 19 & OVER. BAR & KITCHEN AVAILABLE 902-678-8935


Dec. 27


Chase the Ace
December 27, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (weekly Thursdays). Chase the Ace at Paddy’s Pub, Kentville, with Valley Cheer Athletics Association. Tickets: 1 for $2, 3 for $5 and 10 for $10. If you’re not there, we’ll call you for a proxy draw. FB: Chase the Ace Valley Cheer Athletics.


Dec. 31


Kentville Legion December Dec. 31 Big Deal Dance Band. Free with a non-perishable food donation.
Dances Start at 9:00pm. $8/person 19 & OVER. BAR & KITCHEN AVAILABLE 902-678-8935.


 

NEW YEAR’S DANCE CANNING LEGION. DEC. 31ST.2018 STARTS AT 9 P/M. MUSIC BY THE BARKHOUSE BOYS, TONY & LENNIE. TICKETS ARE $35.00/ COUPLE AND $20.00 FOR SINGLE. LITE LUNCH SERVED AT MIDNIGHT. TICKETS ON SALE AT THE LEGION AFTER 4 P.M. TUES TO FRIDAY AND AFTER 1 P.M. ON SATURDAY. CALL 902-582-7246 FOR MORE INFORMATION


New Year’s Eve Dance
Wolfville Legion Br #74
310 Main Street

Monday 31 December 2018
8:00PM – 12:00AM
Admission – $10.00 per person

Music by — “Northfield”

Open Bar 19 years +
Lunch served at 12:00 AM
All proceeds for the Wolfville Legion

For Tickets call
Harold Hunt 902-542-0471


12th annual Wolfville Resolution Run on Monday Dec 31st. Registration begins at 3pm outside the Acadia Athletic Centre, the run will begin at 3:30pm.
This is an ~5km fun run along Main Street and will go ahead rain, snow or shine. Registration fee is a donation to the Wolfville & Area Food bank (non-perishable food item, cash or cheque).
Join us for warm apple cider, prizes and healthy fun for the whole family!

 


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