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April 2020

SASHIKO EMBROIDERY CLASS @Chester Art Centre

April 4 @ 10:00 AM - April 5 @ 4:00 PM
Chester Art Centre, 60 Queen Street
Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0 Canada
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$150

Wabi Sabi Sashiko for Beginners (Day 1)Sashiko embroidery is a Japanese textile mending and reinforcing technique involving a simple running stitch that creates beautiful yet practical embellishments used to mend clothes while also adding meaning and mindfulness to our work. In this class we will discuss the materials and tools, what needles and thread work best, how to transfer designs to your fabric and practice how to achieve the perfect stitch length. If you wish, bring a garment that needs mending…

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Postponed – The Stanfields

April 4 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Chester Playhouse, 22 Pleasant Street
Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0 Canada
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Following recommendations from the Nova Scotia Health Authority, we are canceling some of our events in the upcoming weeks. Learn more here: https://chesterplayhouse.ca/covid-19-update/ TICKETS Saturday, April 4th at 7:30 pm Folk'n'Roll MusicTickets $35 The Stanfields are a multiple award-winning five-piece Folk’n’Roll band based in Halifax, Canada. Combining Rock music with solid nods to Celtic and Americana – they play what they want, sing what they feel, and leave nothing on the table.Formed in 2008, The Stanfields have since released 5…

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Canceled! Quote the Raven, Jessica Pearson and the East Wind, and Andrew & Nikki Waite

April 11 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Lunenburg Opera House, 290 Lincoln St
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
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Three fabulous bands will be performing at the Lunenburg Opera House which is a major treat!   Honestly 3 bands for the price of one!   Don’t miss out on this show as it’s hard to say when they’ll be back in the area.Quote the Raven:  Video hereJessica Pearson and the East Wind:  Video hereAndrew & Nikki Waite: Video here Saturday April 11thDoors 6:45 PM | Show 7:30 PMLunenburg Opera House, Lunenburg GET TICKETS$25.00 – ages 26 and over$12.50 – ages 25 and under Through TicketPro: 1-888-311-9090…

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KCC Short Track Race Series in Kentville

April 17 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
KCC Short Track Race Series, Gary Pearl Dr
Kentville, NS B4N 0H4 Canada
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Hosted by Kentville Canada Cup Join us at Memorial Park for the Kentville Canada Cup Short Track Race Series!This weekly mountain bike race series takes place on the fun and flowy Bottle Rocket trail used in the Kentville Canada Cup! Races run Friday nights from April 17 to May 15 2020.Short Track racing is a fast paced event where riders take to the trails and try to complete as many laps of the course as possible before their time is…

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Canceled! Norma MacDonald (with full band)

April 18 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Lunenburg Opera House, 290 Lincoln St
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
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TICKETS Norma MacDonald was born and raised in Cape Breton, and now lives in Halifax, NS. She likes Gram Parsons records, talking to strangers, potato chips, David Lynch movies and swimming in the ocean. Her fourth album, Burn the Tapes, is a sonic conglomeration of these affections. Recorded over 13 months in rural Upper Musquodoboit, NS, it marks MacDonald’s first time taking the reigns as sole producer and features the talents of some of Nova Scotia’s finest musicians.MacDonald’s voice holds…

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HA!IFAX COMEDYFEST has been rescheduled to OCT 28 – 31

April 22 @ 12:00 AM - April 25 @ 11:59 PM

Venues and Tickets Join us for the funniest four days of the year at Ha!ifax ComedyFest!Every April, Halifax erupts in laughter as comedians from all over North America hit the stage for the Ha!ifax ComedyFest. Held over 4 days, the festival showcases over 30 comedians with multiple shows across the city.The Halifax ComedyFest is shot by Pilot Light Productions and aired on CBC TV each year in a six-part series. It is one of only three comedy festivals in Canada…

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Canceled! BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL: PIANO CONCERTOS NOS. 1–5

April 22 @ 7:30 PM - April 23 @ 10:00 PM
Rebecca Cohn, 6061 University Ave
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4H9 Canada
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$35.00 – $90.00

Beethoven’s five Piano Concertos are a dizzying feat, a cultural touchstone, and a sweeping journey from cheerful charm to roaring, revolutionary power. And Jon Kimura Parker is one of Canada’s true piano greats, with a stratospheric career that’s earned him rave reviews and top-tier performances around the world. Now, in honour of Beethoven’s 250th birthday, these musical giants unite with Symphony Nova Scotia in an extraordinary two-concert event – a rare, once-in-a-decade performance of all five Piano Concertos. Don’t miss…

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Canceled! Kentville Home Show

April 24 @ 12:00 AM - April 26 @ 11:59 PM

The Kentville Home Show is the largest home show in the valley! You can expect to see the newest products from lawn and garden, home improvement, home heating, construction along with numerous other products and services. The Home show takes place at the Centennial Arena located on Webster Street in Kentville.Each year since the original in 1982 the show has grown and is recognized as a major event in the town and an event people look forward to each year.…

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KCC Short Track Race Series in Kentville

April 24 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
KCC Short Track Race Series, Gary Pearl Dr
Kentville, NS B4N 0H4 Canada
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Hosted by Kentville Canada Cup Join us at Memorial Park for the Kentville Canada Cup Short Track Race Series!This weekly mountain bike race series takes place on the fun and flowy Bottle Rocket trail used in the Kentville Canada Cup! Races run Friday nights from April 17 to May 15 2020.Short Track racing is a fast paced event where riders take to the trails and try to complete as many laps of the course as possible before their time is…

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Lip Sync Night

April 24 @ 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Chester Legion – Branch 44, 14 Union Street
Chester, NS Canada
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Laughs and fun guaranteed.No cover charge.19+ EventMembers and Guests welcomeVerb(of an actor or singer) move the lips silently in synchronization with a prerecorded soundtrack."several singers were alleged to have lip-synched their songs"

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