Updated on November 2
Ramp It Up!
Annapolis County Events space is provided for local non-profit organizations. Space is limited to about 25 words. There is no guarantee that notices will be printed. Contact 825-3457, fax 825-6707, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or drop them off at 87 Commercial Street, Middleton. Deadline is Thursday at 4 p.m. Events are also listed at www.novanewsnow.com
Annual Legion Christmas Craft Fair at Annapolis Royal Legion on Dec. 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tables are $30. Pre-book by November 15, by contacting 532-5196.
At the Middleton and District Arena on Fridays, 7 to 8 p.m. and Sundays, 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. Adult Skate is on Wednesdays, 10 to 11 a.m.. Call 825-3583 to confirm. Cost: Youth $2; Adult $4; Family $10.
Museum Winter Hours
Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum, 21 School Street is open winter hours, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday until December 14. Current exhibits include "Horsing Around" until the end of October. Also featured is the Nova Scotia Museum's antique clock and watch exhibit, the Rusty Nail exhibit, a recreated classroom and general store, Sports Walls of Fame, as well as smaller natural history and square dancing exhibits. Admission is $3 per person. Phone 825-6116 for more information.
Crafters Wanted Please register now for the Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum's Christmas Craft Sale held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24. Tables are $50 each, tax included. Please phone the Museum at 825-6116.
After School LEGO
Thursdays at 3:30 p.m., Bridgetown and Area Library. What better way to spend after school than building LEGO at the library! Build with ours. Do not bring your own LEGO.
Family Board Game Night
Tuesdays Starting at 6:30 p.m. Bridgetown and Area Library. Enjoy some old-fashioned family fun at the Bridgetown Library. Bring your own board games or try some of ours. Ages 10+
November 2 Ramp It Up! A fundraiser for a new accessibilty ramp at the Arts Council Building, (at the lights) in Annapolis Royal. Mark Friday, Nov. 2 on your calendar. Join local musicians Caleb Miles, The Blue Grass Jammers, and the JB Trio. Freewill offering fetches you dessert, coffee and wonderful tunes. Music starts at 7 p.m.
November 2 & 3 Tickets are now being sold for the third annual WWII concert with songs, snacks, desserts, at the Kingston United Church. In past years this was sold out, therefore, two nights are being offered. So don't miss out on this event. November 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. Admission $ 10 each. Tickets may be purchased from any choir member or the church office 765-3621.
November 3 Middleton and Area Fireflies invite you to attend a ticket auction on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Middleton Fire Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This will feature many gift certificates and new, or like-new, items donated by local businesses and individuals. Help us raise money for the fire department and the new fire /community hall. A canteen will be available at 11 a.m. and draws will begin shortly after 2 p.m.
November 3 Country Gospel Music Night at Paradise Community Hall, hosted by Paradise United Baptist Church, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Music by Valley Blue, David Graves, Janice Roscoe, Bob & Ethel Green, and Joe & Natalie Johnson. Tea and coffee available; free will offering to defray costs; everyone welcome. Contact info: Sherry at 665-4649 or email@example.com
Fall Harvest Supper
November 3 Victoria Vale Baptist Church is having their Annual Fall Harvest Supper at Parker Hall (9 Pond Road) on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. There will be a freewill offering. Bring the family and enjoy a delicious meal of homemade casseroles, desserts and rolls.
November 3 Held by Lawrencetown & District Lions Club at Middleton Lion’s Hall in Nictaux. Doors open at 9 a.m., draws at 2 p.m. All new prizes, gift certificates, gift baskets and more. Also 50/50 draw and canteen available.
November 3 Held by the Kingston United Baptist Church, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy turkey, vegetables, gravy and homemade dessert for $10. Take outs available. Contacts: 765-0346; 847-1365
November 4 At the Port George Rec. Centre, 8 to 10 a.m. Enjoy pancakes, hash browns, scrambled eggs, baked beans, sausage, bacon, toast, muffins and fruit salad. Proceeds for the Rec.Centre.
November 4 There will be a Hymn Sing on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wilmot Christian Fellowship Centre, corner of Highway 1 and Dodge Road. Special music by Edwin and Maureen Schofield from Coldbrook. Fellowship time to follow. All welcome.
November 4 Choral Evensong will be celebrated at St. Luke's Church, Annapolis Royal on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. Sung chants, psalms, and evening hymns. Refreshments. Free will offering.
November 4 Fundraiser for ‘Project Lifesaver’ held by Middleton & District Lions Club in Nictaux, 6 to 8 p.m. Meal includes choice of lasagna or spaghetti, wine, punch, appetizers and Italian desserts. Vegetarian option available. Ambient music by Frank Dobbin. Tickets ($20) available from Lion members, Claire Diggings, Linda Baltzer, Kevin Beard or Blue Griffin Books.
November 4 Join us at Torbrook Baptist Church at 7:30 p.m. for an evening of music by Graham Morehead, sister Heather, and Mack Balsor. Refreshments served.
November 4 A Choral Evensong will be celebrated at St. Luke's Church on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. Sung chants, psalms and evening hymns. Refreshments. Free will offering.
November 4 Crystal Taylor will be singing at New Beginnings Center, 1151 Bridge St., on November 4 at 2 p.m. Crystal sings Country and Southern Gospel music. Free will offering.
Funds For Fuel
November 5 Funds for Fuel bridge party at 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5 at Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum, 21 School Street, Middleton. Cost is $4 per person. Light lunch served. All welcome. Come out for a fun afternoon and support the community museum. Call 825-6116 for details.
November 5 Wilmot and Area Neighborhood Watch meeting at 7 p.m. in the Christian Fellowship Centre, Wilmot. All interested parties are invited.
November 6 Brunch Lunch at Hampton Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This month, we welcome Elizabeth Harwood of Hampton, an accomplished organist, pianist, and choir director. Bring a plate of sandwiches, fruit, veggies, etc. to share and a loonie to offset costs. Info: Jo at 665-2424.
Library Writing Group
November 6 Library Writing Group on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. at the Bridgetown and Area Library. Develop your writing skills by sharing your work and receiving feedback from other writers. The library writing group meets the first Tuesday of every month. New members welcome. (Adults)
November 7 Authors Ink creative writing group meets 10 a.m. to 12 p.m, on Wednesdays, Nov. 7 at Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum, 21 School Street, Middleton. All welcome. Cost is $3 admission. Phone 825-6116 for information.
Champlain Garden Club
November 8 Bob Howard will tell tales of the enigmatic Alan Chadwick and his crew of hippie farmers who in the 1970s introduced revolutionary farming techniques that influence the way many of us garden today. Annapolis Royal United Church Hall (by the lights) at 7:30 on Thursday, Nov. 8. All welcome.
November 10 John MacEachern will be signing his novel "The Hat Trick Murders" at the Inside Story in The Greenwood Mall, Saturday, Nov. 10 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Remembrance Day Service
November 11 Remembrance Day Service of the Middleton Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 001. Parade falls in at Senior Citizens Complex on Commercial St. at 9:30 a.m. Service commences at the N.S. Community College at 10:30 a.m. Small reception to follow at the Branch.
November 11 Remembrance Banquet at Middleton Royal Canadian Legion with reception at 4:30 p.m. and banquet at 5:30 p.m., for Veterans, members and guests. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Tickets available at the bar.
eBook & Audiobook Workshop
November 13 at 2:00 pm Rosa M. Harvey Middleton & Area Library. See what your library has to offer, ask questions, try out ereaders and see what's coming next. Call the library for more information at 825-4835.
ATV Club AGM
November 13 The Mid Valley ATV Club annual general meeting is on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Wilmot Community Centre, Highway #1.
Relay For Life
November 13 Relay For Life meeting at 7 p.m. upstairs at Middleton town hall. Join the Relay For Life planning committee. New members are needed, various positions available. Help the Canadian Cancer Society make a difference. For information call Raymond 824-3070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tea & Sale
November 13 Nictaux Baptist Ladies Aux. & Friendly Club’s Christmas Dessert Tea & Sale is 7 to 9 p.m. at Nictaux Fire Hall. Crafts, knitting, sewing, bake table, pickles/jam baskets, homemade fudge & chocolates.
Sale & Coffee Party
November 14 Christmas sale and Coffee Party at 10 a.m. in St. John’s United Church, Middleton. Free will offering. All welcome.
November 15 Soldiers’ Memorial Health Auxiliary’s annual campaign starts for the season at Middleton Home Hardware from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Every Thursday and Friday until Friday, Dec. 7.) Purchase a bulb at $5 each. Proceeds for new equipment at S.M. Hospital.
November 16 Turkey Supper with all the fixins, Friday, Nov. 16 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Adults $12. Child under 12 $6. Grace United Church, 15 Prince William Street, Digby.
Giant Book Sale
November 17 The Annapolis Royal Friends of the Library are holding their annual Giant Fall Book Sale on November 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the St. Luke's Church Hall, 340 St.George St., Annapolis Royal. Good, inexpensive used books for all ages, a Hooked Rug Raffl,e and a 15-item gift draw.
November 17 Christmas Craft Market at Tupperville Community Hall, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Find some lovely handmade gifts for your family and friends. Entrance is a free-will offering towards hall upkeep.
November 17 At the Round Hill Hall, Highway 201. Doors open at 2 p.m. with draws at 3:30 p.m. Luncheon provided. Proceeds for Hall. Info: Debbie at 532-7453; Vangie at 532-0543.
Christmas Tea, Sale
November 17 The 14th Annual Christmas Tea, Craft & Bake Sale will be held Saturday, Nov. 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the church vestry at Springfield United Baptist Church. Tea: Adults $4.; Children under 12 $2.
Afternoon of Music
November 18 An Afternoon of Music featuring "Ivan Daniels & Friends" will be held Sunday, Nov. 18 at Springfield United Baptist Church at 2:30 p.m. A social time will follow.
Funds For Fuel
November 19 Funds for Fuel bridge party, 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 19 at Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum, 21 School Street, Middleton. Cost is $4 per person. Light lunch served. All welcome. Come out for a fun afternoon and support the community museum. Call 825-6116 for details.
November 21 Authors Ink creative writing group meets 10 a.m. to 12 p.m, on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum, 21 School Street, Middleton. All welcome. Cost is $3 admission. Phone 825-6116 for information.
November 21-25 Snow White and Seven Dwarfs performed by the Greenwood Players in A.V.M. Morfee Centre, Greenwood. Show times are Wednesday to Saturday at 7 p.m. and a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday. Tickets on sale at Valley Drug Mart in Middleton and Kingston.
Christmas Craft Sale
November 23 & 24 The 26th Annual Christmas Craft Sale held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24 at Macdonald Museum, 21 School Street in Middleton. Three floors of crafts. Canteen and washrooms available. Admission is $2 per person, children 12 years and under admitted free of charge. All proceeds to support the Macdonald Museum. Phone 825-6116 for more information.
Historical Society Meets
November 27 Annapolis Valley Historical Society meeting at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27 at Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum, 21 School Street, Middleton. Christmas program includes music by Bob Chetwynd and Bob Boutilier and Christmas memories by AVHS members. No admission charged. All welcome. Phone 825-6116 for more information.
December 8 Start your Christmas early. A Nativty Tea will be held at St. Luke's Church hall, Annapolis Royal on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. Displays of many different Nativity Sets and afternoon tea for $5.