Joe Ballard discusses Truro’s prolific house-naming tradition and the stories behind the forgotten names. $5 admission, free for members. Everyone welcome!
Benoit Lalonde – discusses the many beautiful waterfalls featured in his book, Waterfalls of Nova Scotia.
Concert by Clary Croft. Tickets $20. Over his long career Clary has released many recordings and has written several books including, Helen Creighton: Canada’s First Lady of Folklore, that has been re-released in both hard copy and e-book form and his most recent title is, Witchcraft: Tales, Beliefs and Superstitions from the Maritimes. His concerts …
Dr. Allan Marble – The Impact of the Spanish Influenza on Nova Scotia, 1918-1920 – When ‘the great pandemic’ hit 100 years ago the results were 50 million, or more, deaths. Hear about Nova Scotia’s experience from a master story teller.
Joan Watson (CBC Marketplace) & Murray Creed (CBC Country Canada) – The Accidental Farmer: Who was the real hero of The Story of Ross Farm? Learn how William and Mary Ross immigrated to Nova Scotia in 1816 and overcame many challenges.