The Accidental Farmer
Thursday, September 27 at 7:30pm
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.
The Music of Clary Croft
Thursday, October 4 at 7:30pm
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 include traditional and contemporary songs and stories.
The Impact of the Spanish Influenza on Nova Scotia
Thursday, Oct 25 at 7:30 pm
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.
Waterfalls of Nova Scotia
Thursday, Nov 22 at 7:30pm
Benoit Lalonde – discusses the many beautiful waterfalls featured in his book Waterfalls of Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia is blessed with numerous must-see waterfalls. In this volume, self-described “waterfall addict” Benoit Lalonde brings together 100 of the province’s best. This rich compendium includes famous waterfalls such as Garden of Eden Fall, Wentworth Falls, Cuties Hollow, Annandale Falls and Butcher Hill Falls, as well as lesser-known but easy-to-locate gems. For each of these beauties, Lalonde provides information on the height and type of waterfall and the distance and degree of difficulty of each trail. Featuring gorgeous colour photographs and individual maps of each location, Waterfalls of Nova Scotia is an invaluable reference as well as a tribute to the beauty of the natural splendour waiting to be discovered.