Monday, August 21, 2017

A sea of purple

For hours, people’s heads bobbed up and down amongst a sea of purple. It was the annual lavender festival at Seafoam Lavender Company and Gardens, and Phyllis-Ann Downey and Carolyn Lee made the trip from...

A crafter’s delight

Crafters who make use of yarn and fabric won't want to miss a fundraising sale on Aug. 19. From 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., fabric and yarn will be up for grabs for all those...

An endless love

Bailey Dowding kept her head down while reading from her paper. When she was done, she went to her grandfather who wrapped his arm around her. The 15-year-old had just spoken to a crowd gathered at...

Taking to the stage

Intrigue is the name of the game when local actors and actresses hit the Senator’s Stage for the annual Bard by the Bay performances this month. Gary Blackwood is back producing and directing most of...

Tatamagouche author launching newest book

Tatamagouche's Joan Baxter is launching her latest book, Seven Grains of Paradise: A Culinary Journey in Africa, at Mabel Murple's Book Shoppe and Dreamery in River John. The launch begins at 7 p.m. on Aug....

Fossil attracts Italian geologist for visit

It was quite an exciting day for the volunteers at the Margaret Fawcett Norrie Heritage Centre recently. On June 21, an Italian geologist spent more than five hours analyzing fossils in the collection. It was...

Annual fabric, yarn sale to raise funds

A giant fabric and yarn sale with quality materials at bargain prices sounds like a dream come true for the many quilters, sewers, knitters, hookers and crafters along the North Shore. The second annual Tatamagouche...

A safe, cozy space

Maria Campbell walks through the door and a smile spreads across her face. The 27-year-old is one of close to a dozen regular clients to the VON Adult Day Program, held every Tuesday at the...

On tap

The North Shore Recreation Centre will be a hub of craft brewing activity later this month. Nathan Patriquin, of Crossiron Entertainment, is hosting the North Shore Craft Brew Expo featuring at least 15 breweries in...

Jumping onto the page

New books featuring the North Shore are gaining traction this summer. The North Shore Community Development Association has created the books – ‘Hidden Gems’ and ‘It’s A Shore Thing!’ colouring book. Linda Byers, with the association,...