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Wolfville's Farmers Market




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Valley Drive-In

The Valley Drive-in Theatre, Cambridge, 
- Fri., Sat. & Sun.; 
May 5 Till Oct. 1, 2017


St Joseph's Stage Prophets present 15th annual production:
                                   "Anne & Gilbert -The musical"  May 18th - 21st, 2017            
                                    and On Facebook        at       Acadia Festival Theatre 


Magic Wine Bus Tour
Wolfville Wine Bus Tour  -  
Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday;
June 1st to Oct. 15th  2017
          and   On Facebook
 
    
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. . . . . . . . . . . . Annual Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Winter:  
25th Annual Eagle Watch   Sheffield Mills;  -   Jan. 28 & 29 , Feb. 4 & 5,  2017   
Discover the Annual Nova Scotia Winter Icewine Festival;  -  Feb. 25, 26 & Mar. 4, 5,  2017    
Spring:
The Valley Drive-in Theatre, Cambridge,  - Fri., Sat. & Sun.;  May 5 Till Oct. 1, 2017   
St Joseph's Stage Prophets present 15th annual production:   "Anne & Gilbert -The musical"  May 18th - 21st, 2017   at  Acadia Festival Theatre
                                           and On Facebook
The 84th Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival   -   May 24 -  29,  2017 
Summer:
Wolfville Wine Bus Tour  -  Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday; June 1st to Oct. 15th  2017
                                          and  On Facebook
Gunn Baldursson Soccer Tournament @ Acadia University  -   July 7th - 9th, 2017  
The Valley Summer Theatre is returning to the Acadia Cinema  -  July 6th -Aug. 14th, 2016
Wolfville Wine Bus Tour  -  Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday; June 1st to Oct. 15th  2017
                                          and  On Facebook
Acadian Days at Grand Pré: July 16th - 17th, 2016 
It's Mud Creek Days in Wolfville;  July 21 - 23, 2017             
Fall:  
Deep Roots Music Festival,  Wolfville;  Sept. 22 - 24,  2017 
Annual NS Fall Wine Festival;  Sept 13 to Oct 12 , 2015
Tim Horton's Valley Harvest Marathon in Wolfville;  Oct. 7 & 8, 2017
October is Pumpkin Fest in the Annapolis Valley  
                  32nd Annual Pumpkin Weigh off Oct. 1, 2016,  18th Annual Regatta Oct. 9, 2016,  photos and other events 
                                  heaviest official pumpkin in 2015 @ 2323 lbs

DEVOUR, The Food Film Fest, Wolfville, October 25th - 29th, 2017
Wolfville: 'A Christmas Tradition';  Nov. 15 / Dec. 17  2017 -
         Acadia Christmas Craft Expo;  Nov. 17 - 19, 2017
                        Fezziwig Family Christmas Frolic; "Robin Hood - The Forest Awakens"  Dec. 16 - 17, 2016.
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Wolfville Farmers Market                               Wolfville and Area Newcomer's Club
Grand Pré Historic Site Events Calendar       Paddys & Rosies Pub Entertainment Events  
Wolfville Curling Club                                      Acadia Athletic Complex       
Bicycle Nova Scotia                                         Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club   
InnerSun Yoga                                                  Taoist Tai Chi, Kentville     
Geocaching near us from the Official Global GPS Cache Hunt Site    
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. . . . . . . . . . . . Live Theatre, Cinemas and Other Presentations . . . . . . . . .
                         The Al Whittle Theatre Calendar of Events    
          Centre Stage Theatre, Kentville  "The little theatre with a big"  
July 6 - Aug. 14, 2016 - The Valley Summer Theatre is returning to the Acadia Cinema
Acadia Performing Arts Series                          Acadia Art Gallery    
Acadia Cinema Cooperative                              Fundy Film Society (Independent Films)
The Valley Drive-in Theatre, Cambridge                            

Outdoor plays by:
Two Planks and a Passion Theatre at
Two Planks and a Passion Theatre   Ross Creek Centre for the Arts 
                                                                                                                                      
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. . . . . . . . . . . . Wolfville and area Museums  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Randall House - Wolfville                                        Prescott House - Starr's Point   
Grand Pré National Historic Site of Canada          Société Promotion Grand Pré                 
The Courthouse Museum - Kentville                     Canning Heritage Centre, Wilf Carter Centre - Canning
Charles MacDonald Concrete House Museum - Centerville  
Greenwood Military Aviation Museum - Greenwood     
Blue Beach Fossil Museum - Hantsport      
Churchill House & Marine Room Museum - Hantsport  
All 27 Nova Scotia Museums
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and your family
into all
27 provincial museums.

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Town of Wolfville Coat of Arms      
      Town of Wolfville      
      Wolfville Business Development Corporation    
     

. . . . . . . . . . . Grand Pré   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
 . . .       A UNESCO World Heritage Site      . . . .
 

Landscape of Grand Pré
                                         Paysage de Grand Pré
              

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . History in the Land of Acadia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                          
Grand Pré National Historic Site of Canada        Lieu historique national de Grand-Pré
Société Promotion Grand Pré - "English"            Société Promotion Grand Pré - "Français"  
The French Cross in Morden  / Photographs       Acadian / Cajun History and Genealogy 
Société Nationale de l’Acadie                               2014 Congrès Mondial Acadien                                      
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. . . . . . . . . . . Home of Acadia University & other quality Schools . . . . . . .
                                 Acadia University  -  #1 in Maclean's
The K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre  and  Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens
Landmark East School  -  Canada’s International School for Students with Learning Disabilities  

 . . . . . . . . . . .  Wolfville and area: Restaurants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Paddy's Brewpub and Rosie's                 Front Street cafe               La Torta Woodfired Pizzeria          
the Naked Crepe Bistro                          Joe’s Food Emporium    
Just Us Coffeehouse                                the Port, a Gastropub in Port Williams           
Crystany's Brasserie in Canning            Halls Harbour Lobster Pound Restaurants                                                               
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . "Fine Dining at it's Best" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Blomidon Inn                                           Le Caveau                             Troy     
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. . . . . . . . . . . . Vineyards, Wineries, Tours and Specialty foods . . . . . . . . . . . . .     
                               
Valley vintners win big on world stage -2009
Domaine de Grand Pré Winery                Blomidon Estate Winery & Estate Vineyards
Gaspereau Vineyards                               L'Acadie Vineyards  
Benjamin Bridge Wines                            Luckett Vineyards       
Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards              Planters Ridge      
Sainte-Famille Wines in Falmouth           Avondale Sky Winery outside Windsor      
                    Annapolis Highland Vineyards in Bear River.  
                    Napa of the North  -   Join Nova Scotia's Wine Industry         
Annapolis Cider Company       Tideview Cider  -  Premium Handcrafted Ciders in Greenwich
                                                            Tours
Wolfville Wine Bus Tour  -  Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday; June 1st to Oct. 15th  2017
                                              Like Wine Bus Tour On Facebook to get latest updates
                Go North Tours - Fully Escorted Day Tours to the Wineries of Nova Scotia 
                Grape Escape Wine Tours - From Halifax or Wolfville   
                                                    Specialty foods
Just Us! Coffee Roasters Co-Op  -  Fair Trade Coffees, Teas, Chocolate, Sugar
Tangled Garden in Grand Pré                  Foxhill Cheese House Farm                     
Halls Harbour Lobster Pound                  Blueberry Acres U-Pick        
Howard Dill Pumpkin Farm - "Dill's Atlantic Giant" variety -         
     
. . . . . . . . . . . . Special Interests Arts & Crafts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Wolfville:   Applewicks - Candles, Weaving, Crafts - A L'Arche Homefires Workshop 
Wolfville:   Little Foot Yurts - Yurt Sales / Rentals / Weddings / Workshops 
Halifax:     Nova Scotia Crystal, Canada's only mouth blown, hand cut crystal 
Chester:    Kiln Art - Custom Dichroic Glass Dinnerware   
Pugwash:  Seagull Pewter, Canada's Largest Pewter Giftware, Tableware & Home Décor Manufacturer 
Pictou:      Grohmann Knives Ltd;  Handcrafted - Every knife, a masterpiece   
              
. . . . . . Kings County,   The land of Orchard and Tides and Vines . . . . .    Land of Orchards & Tides

Municipality of Kings County    
Town of Kentville
Hall's Harbour   


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. . . . . . . . . . . . Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Blomidon Naturalists Society        
Annapolis Royal's Historic Gardens      

. . . . . . . . . . . . Bay of Fundy Experiences  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Canadian Tide Tables / Tables des marées du Canada [Select Cape Blomidon]
Cape Split Provincial Park Reserve - (under developement)      Blomidon Provincial Park 
Fundy Geological Museum                     The Joggins Fossil Centre            
Bay Of Fundy Connection          Bay Of Fundy Tourism           Discover Bay Of Fundy
  
. . . . . . . . . . . . Bay of Fundy
- Whale Watching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mariner Cruises Whale & Seabird Tours           Brier Island Whales & Seabird Cruises 
Freeport Whale and Seabird Tours               
                           
. . . . . . . . . . . . Bay of Fundy - Up-River White Water Rafting . . . . . . . . . .
Shubenacadie River Runners                              Shubenacadie Tidal Bore Rafting Park   
Shubenacadie River Adventure Tours Ltd.      
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. . . . . . . . . . . . Nova Scotia Tourism Sites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Explore Nova Scotia, Canada's Seacoast        Nova Scotia OnLine
Nova Scotia Tourism on Video                         Nova Scotia Travel                           
Nova Scotia Department of Tourism, Culture, & Heritage 
Trails Nova Scotia        
Canada Select, Canada's Accommodations Rating Program  
      
                                        Nova Scotia Blogs   

Destination SouthWest Nova Scotia -  Nova Scotia's Backyard Playground    

         
Valley Tourism  
 
Webcam view of Wolfville DykelandsLive views of the Wolfville dykelands
Digby,
Annapolis Royal
and Hall's Harbour
courtesy of      

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Nova Scotia Tourism Associations


Destination SouthWest Nova Scotia


Nova Scotia Bed & Breakfast Association


Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia

Tourism Industry
Association Nova Scotia

InnKeepers Guild of Nova Scotia

TIAC / AITC Tourism Industry
Association of Canada


l'Association de l'industrie touristique du Canada


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. . . . . . . . . . . . Local Golf Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
"Farmersgolf" #141; new in the Valley, first in Canada,
        - Fun for the Whole Family at Hennigar's Farm Market - Wolfville   5 minutes west
Ken-Wo Golf and Country Club  - New Minas   10 minutes west
Eagle Crest Golf Course             -  Centreville    20 minutes west
Avon Valley                                 -  Falmouth       20 minutes east
Berwick Heights Golf                  -  Berwick        35 minutes west
Greenwood Golf Club                  -  Greenwood   45 minutes west
Paragon Golf and Country Club  -  Kingston       45 minutes west

. . . . . . . . . . . . Outdoor adventures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Robie Tufts Nature Centre & Chimney Swifts                      Cape Split Provincial Park Hiking
Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club                                           Nova Scotia Hiking Trails  
Bay of Fundy Adventures                     Banks Bikes             Valley Stove & Cycle   
Upper Clements Park                                                              Oaklawn Farm Zoo      
Novacadie Tours, Tours of Acadian-Cajun Locations           Bootprint Hiking Tours                                            

           
Ski Martock
Ski Martock - Downhill, Cross Country, & Skating trails
"All Under the Lights"

Martock is only 30 minutes from Wolfville.     

Ontree Fun and Adventure Park           also at Martock - April - November
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. . . . . . . . . . . . Local Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Kings Transit  Kings Transit:
 Hourly runs thru the Valley
 between the Windsor area
 and the Digby area.



Maritime Bus Service


Maritime Bus
Daily runs thru the Maritimes
connecting to the Valley




. . . . . . . . . . . . Accesses to/from Nova Scotia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                      . . . . . . . . by Road . . . . . . . . . .
When catching a ferry or bus or plane:
Remember; the Maritime Provinces are on Atlantic Time,  
                                                   one hour ahead of Eastern Time.
                                                   one half hour behind Newfoundland Time
at Amherst  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5 hours from us
Canso Causway; the entrance to Cape Breton Island  . . . . . . . . . . . 4.0 hours from us
                    Canso Causeway 50th Anniversary 2005
Confederation Bridge P.E.I., thru N.B. to Amherst  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.0 hours from us
                      . . . . . . . . by Air . . . . . . . . . . . .
Halifax International Airport (YHZ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.0 hour  from us
Kings County Municipal Airport (CYZX) - Greenwood . . . . . . . . . . . 45 minutes from us
                      . . . . . . . . by Ferry  . . . . . . . . . .
The Bay Ferries (Portland, ME to Yarmouth, NS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3.0 hours from us       
The Bay Ferries (Saint John, NB to Digby, NS)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 hours from us
The NFL Ferries (Wood Islands, PEI to Caribou, NS). . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5 hours from us
Marine Atlantic (Port aux Basques, NF to North Sydney, NS) . . . . . 6.5 hours from us
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