Events Nov. 29

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Nov.-Dec. 31

• Foodbank Challenge – Local churches challenging each other to collect items in support of the Berwick and District Food Bank.



Nov. 29

• Casserole Supper and Sale – At All Saints’ Church Hall, Kingston, 4:30-6 p.m. Adults $10, children $5, family rates available. Bake table and take out.

• Luncheon - Gaspereau Community Hall, turkey a la King luncheon, 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. Craft and bake table. Adults $10, children $2. Sponsored by Gaspereau Ladies Auxiliary. Proceeds for church and community.

• Jam Session - Cambridge Community Centre, 7-10 p.m. Bring the talent or just come to enjoy, bring a small plate of your favorite treats/sweets for a lunch. Free coffee/tea and canteen available. Freewill offering at the door. We are trying to make this Jam Session every Thursday.

• Brown Bag Lunch - Wolfville native John Whidden will present an illustrated talk on the domestic architecture of some of Wolfville's most impressive homes, noon, second floor, Fountain Commons, Acadia University.



Nov. 30

• Dinner Theatre – Comedy “Happy Anniversary, Angel! Love, Gino” will be presented by St. Anthony’s Parish, doors open at 6 p.m. show starts at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Anthony’s Parish, 120 Mill Street, Berwick, local talent. Tickets are $25. Call Dorothy King at 538-7407

• Old Fashioned Christmas Tea - Greenwich Community Centre, 1-3p.m. Free will donation. 542-3498 for information

• CWL Auction - at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Belcher Street, Kentville. Doors open at 6 p.m., auction begins at 7 p.m. Canteen, raffle items, 50/50 draw, bake room and door prizes.  For those unable to attend the evening event, pre-auction bidding will take place from 12:30- 3 p.m. Friday afternoon.

• Hanging of the Greens - Cambridge Baptist Church, 7 p.m. Join the singing of songs and carols of Christmas. Refreshments and fellowship to follow.

• Tea and Sale - at the West Brooklyn Community Centre, 6-8p.m. $5 adults, $3 children under 12, preschoolers free. Bake table, touch and take table, silent auction. Proceeds for the West Brooklyn Sunday School.


Nov. 30-Dec. 2

• The Christmas Shoes – Will be presented by the New Hope Wesleyan Church 7054 Highway 12, North Alton. Guest performer Dan Bursey. Complementary tickets 678-2222 ext. 10








Dec. 1

• Christmas Tea - Craft and bake sale, 1-3 p.m., at the Meadowview Community Centre, Brooklyn Street, Kentville.  Admission $5, proceeds to hall.

• Hanging of the Greens - program at Waterville Baptist Church, Mill Street, Waterville, 3:30 p.m. Potluck to follow.  All are welcome.    

• Christmas at Acadia Concert - Acadia University Chorus, with University Organist John Scott and Dr. Maurice Tugwell, present an evening of carols, great choral works and reflection, 8 p.m., Convocation Hall, Acadia University, $10 at the door. Free for students and children.

• Sale -  Tables of festive items offered by a variety of sellers at the Windermere Community Hall Christmas sale, 402 Windermere Road (just a few miles south of Berwick), 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. Come enjoy a cup of hot cider while getting an early start on your holiday shopping.  

• Crafts and Chowder – Woodville Community Centre will host its Christmas craft sale and chowder luncheon from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free admission.

• Food Drive – In Morristown, from 1-4 p.m., leave items by your door for pick-up or drop them at the church; more info or any church wanting to take part, call Debbie Griffin 847-0488.

• Lasagna Supper - 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Hall's Harbour Fundy View Community Hall, 4120 Hwy 359 , $12, children under five free.  Proceeds for hall upkeep

• Hanging of the Greens - 2:30 p.m. at the Black Rock Baptist Church.  Lunch to follow. If you would like to place a poinsettia in memory of a loved one call 538-3040.

• Santa Breakfast – Will be held by Lawrencetown Home and School, with craft sale, ticket auction and LED light exchange, at Lawrencetown Consolidated School, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Adults $3, children $2.

• Christmas in the Village – At Lawrencetown, starting at 2 p.m. at the Youth Arena. Free skating, wagon rides and hot chocolate

• Ticket Auction - West Kings District High School, with used book and yard sale. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Ticket envelope $1 each, books $2 to fill grocery bag. Canteen available.

• Tea and Sale – at the Kingston United Church of Canada, 2-4 p.m., 733 Main St, Kingston.

• Christmas Tea – held by Orchard Valley Pastoral Charge, 1:30-3:30 p.m., at St. Paul and St. Stephen Hall, 440 Main St., Kentville. Admisison $5

• Crib Tournament – At the Kentville Legion, upstairs, registration 12:30 p.m., play 1 p.m. $20 per team.

• Dance - 9:30 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Kentville, $6 a person. Music by Country Heat.



Dec.  2

• Craft Fair - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Meadowview Community Centre (Brooklyn Street, Kentville, past hospital entrance). Admission $2. Children under 10 free. Canteen on site. For information call 691-3331 or 678- 9727. All proceeds in support of the Annapolis Valley Cheer Club.

• Benefit Show - Kentville Legion, River St., 2-5 p.m. Local talent Basil Davidson, Carol Edwards, Country Heat, Eugene Rafuse and Brenda Downey, Shirley Yorke, Still Water and Vintage. 50/50 tickets, auction and canteen available. Freewill offering at the door. Proceeds for Brian Graves.

• Sing and Play - Stoney Hill Baptist Church, Lockhartville, hymn sing and play “How Nick became a Saint.” Lunch to follow.

• Christmas Hymn Sing - Featuring the “Dukes of Kent,” 7p.m., at the First Cornwallis Baptist Church, Upper Canard. Sponsored by the Canard Aux. proceeds for the youth ministry of the church wheelchair accessible, fellowship to follow.

• Hymn Sing – At Somerset Community Hall, 7 p.m. Special guests Annapolis Valley Men’s Choir. Refreshments and fellowship to follow, all welcome.

• Variety Show Benefit – 2-4 p.m., Waterville & District Fire Hall, featuring Matt Lunn and local jammers. Bake table, 50/50 draw and canteen, freewill offering proceeds forTiny Jordan for medical expenses.

• Flea Market – Kentville Royal Canadian Legion, 8 a.m.-noon. Admission $1.



Dec. 3

• Tea and Auction - Dessert tea and ticket auction, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Waterville Fire Hall. Admission $5, tickets 10 for $1 (draws at 8 p.m.) Hosted by 1st Berwick Pathfinders and Rangers.


Dec. 4

• Meeting - Kings County Wildlife Association regular meeting at Kingstec, 7 p.m. Members are encouraged to bring a friend. New members welcome.

• Newcomer’s Club - Wolfville and Area Newcomer’s Club meets 7 p.m. at the Wolfville Farmers’ Market Building. Speaker John Whidden, author of the new book Wolfville’s Architectural Heritage.


Dec. 5

• Donut Sale - All Saint’s Anglican Church Kingston, Pleasant Street, will be selling mini donuts, $4 a box.


Dec. 6

• Jam Session - Cambridge Community Centre  weekly Jam Session 7 p.m. Please bring treats/sweets for a lunch if you can. Free coffee/ tea. Freewill offering at the door

• Christmas Coffee Party – 11 a.m. Enjoy Christmas treats with friends. Freewill offering. Berwick United Church. All welcome. 

• The Forgotten Carols – Will be presented by the Stage Prophets at University Hall, Wolfville.  Tickets available at Box of Delights, Designer Café or St. Joseph’s Church office $15                                      


Dec. 7

Friendly Neighbours Christmas Hamper Program - Applications for Christmas Hampers are available at the following stores; Foodland, Coldbrook, Save Easy and Foodland Berwick, Sobeys Greenwood, Needs  Aylesford, Pharmasave in Kingston,  Bert’s in Auburn. Must be completed and returned where picked up not later than 7th.  Applications will not be accepted after that date.


Dec. 7-9

• Christmas Festival – Country Christmas family weekend at New Ross. Visit for schedule.


Dec. 8

• Craft Show - at NKEC in Canning, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Door prize, canteen, babysitting available. Sponsored by the band parents. Admission $2, kids 12 and under free. Info or to book a table

• Free Community Breakfast – 9-10:30 a.m. Join us as we celebrate the reason for the season. First Cornwallis Baptist Church, Upper Canard.

• Breakfast - All Saint’s Anglican Church Kingston, Pleasant Street (turn west off Bridge Street), 8-10 a.m., $7.

• Breakfast – Held by the Hantsport and District Lions Club at the Lochartville Community Hall, Hutchinson Rd., 7-10 a.m. Adults $6, children six to 12 $3, five and under free.

• Tea and Sale - South Alton Christmas tea and sale, 2 to 4 p.m. Freewill offering

• Breakfast with Santa - and bake sale, 8-11 a.m., North Alton Community Hall. Freewill donation, minimum $5. Candy canes for the kids.

• Legion Breakfast - Kentville Royal Canadian Legion, River St. 7:30 to 10 a.m. Adults $5, children 12 and under $3.



Dec. 8- 9

• Craft Fair - and tree decorating contest 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Forties Community Centre, New Ross. No admission. For information, call 689-2612 or 689-2000


Dec. 9

• Christmas House Tour - Will be held at 6 p.m. Five places to view in the Kingston, Wilmot, Auburn and Torbrook area. Including the Kingston United Church of Canada, where festive refreshments are available. $10. Tickets available from Kingston Pharmasave, Chisholms Pharmacy in Aylesford, Joann Corey 765-0105 .

• Christmas Hymn Sing - at Wolfville Ridge United Baptist Church, 7 p.m. Music provided by choir and members of congregation. Freewill offering. Refreshments and fellowship to follow.

• Flea Market – Kentville Royal Canadian Legion, 8 a.m.-noon. Admission $1.



Dec. 10

• Valley Gardeners Club - meeting at 7:30 p.m. in room 2101, Kingstece. Christmas social, not a business meeting or program, members are asked to bring their favourite holiday savory or sweet finger food to share.  The 2013 edition of the handbook will be available to members.


Dec. 13

• Christmas Jam - Cambridge Community Centre will be hosting a Christmas Jam Session and Ticket Auction, 7 p.m.


Dec. 16

• Flea Market – Kentville Royal Canadian Legion, 8 a.m.-noon. Admission $1. Please bring sweets for a lunch if you can and a non-perishable food item for the food bank will get you in the door.


Organizations: Baptist Church, Acadia University Chorus, Cambridge Community Centre Berwick and District Food Bank Church Hall Meadowview Community Centre Dinner Theatre Catholic Church Kentville Royal West Brooklyn Community Centre New Hope Wesleyan Church Kingston United Church of Canada Windermere Community Hall Christmas Woodville Community Centre Lawrencetown Home and School Lawrencetown Consolidated School Kings District High School Anglican Church Kingston Annapolis Valley Cheer Club Kings County Wildlife Association Christmas Coffee Party Pharmasave Hantsport and District Lions Club Forties Community Centre Christmas House Tour

Geographic location: Kentville, Wolfville, Kingston Gaspereau Community Kings St. Anthony Mill Street Joseph Brooklyn Street Belcher Street West Brooklyn North Alton 402 Windermere Road Morristown Lawrencetown Pleasant Street St. Paul Auburn New Ross Somerset Community Jordan Area Newcomer Cambridge Community Bert Canning Bridge Street Torbrook

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