November Newsletter

This is a monthly listing of events which are happening in and around my community in Dartmouth.
Don’t forget to turn your clocks back on Sunday, November 4th

Sat, November 3rd – 5th Light up the Lake – Dartmouth – This awesome evening 5K run/walk starts at the Mic Mac Aquatic Club and is an out and bac route along beautiful Lake Banook! Headlamps, hot chocolate and medals for all! There is even a fireworks finale! A great event for any ability and any age. Register through the Running Room as an individual, team or family.

Fri, November 2nd, 3rd and 4thChristmas at the Forum – The longest running Christmas craft show in Atlantic Canada. Over 325 diverse exhibitors from across Canada, kid’s photoshoot with Santa Claus. Festival of crafts with 3 huge buildings, food, art and antiques. Great door prizes! Fri from 10am to 9pm, Sat from 10am to 9pm and Sun from 10am to 5pm. Admission Adults $9.00, Seniors/students $8.00, under 12 free, Saturday 2 for 1 after 5pm. Halifax Forum. For more info phone 1-449-5708 or visit

Thurs, November 8th to 24th – Dartmouth Players Presents-Play On! By Rick Abbot – The hilarious story of a theatre group trying desperately to put on a play on spite of maddening interference from a haughty author who keeps revising the script. For more info phone 902-465-7529 or visit

Fri, November 9th, 10th and 11th – Christmas Craft Village – 150 Exhibitors there is something for everyone. Three days of fun in two full buildings filled with great local food and handmade goods waiting for you. You are sure to find that perfect something for that special someone. Fri from 12pm to 9pm, Sat from 10 pm to 8pm and Sun from 12 am to 5pm. Saturday is 2 for 1 admission after 5pm. Adults $10, Student/Senior $9, children 12 and under are free. Halifax Exhibition Centre. For more info visit or phone 866-995-7469

Fri, November 9th, 10th and 11th – The Halifax Guy Show! – A show with guys in mind. A show built around powersports, sporting good, hunting and fishing and Nova Scotia craft breweries, distilleries and wineries. Added vendors this year to compliment the mission to cater to all guys and the majority of the vendor are offering their best deals of the year. Fri from noon to 9pm, Sat from 10am to 8pm and Sun from noon to 5pm. Saturday is 2 for 1 admission after 5pm. Halifax Exhibition Centre. For more info visit or phone 866-995-7469

Sat, November 11th – Remembrance Day at Sullivan’s Pond – Whether you have a loved one in service or not, attending a ceremony can be a powerful and moving event. 10:30 am, Sullivan’s Pond

Sat, November 10th – Kris Kringle Craft Show and Pancake Breakfast – They opened the entire Centre! Featuring pancake breakfast, craft show and baked goods. Come and browse over 80 fantastic craft tables in the gymnasium and classrooms! $5 for the breakfast (pancakes, sausages, juice and or coffee/tea) and $2 for craft show. Children 12 and under free (accompanied by an adult) 9am to 1pm. North Woodside Community Centre, 230 Pleasant Street. For more info phone 902-463-9276

Fri, November 16th, 17th and 18th– Diwali Carnival – Festival of Lights – Diwali is festival of lights in which people lighten up kiya’s (Oil Lamps). They are going to celebrate this festival by putting up two days display of rich Indian Culture, Food, Art, Music, Dances, Henna, Fashion and absolutely mid blowing fireworks at Halifax Forum. Entry Fee is $2. Fri, 3pm-10pm, Sat, 11am -10pm, Sun, 11am-6pm. For more info email

Sat, November 17th – The 23rd Chronicle Herald Holiday Parade of Lights – Over 100,000 spectators will line the streets of Downtown Halifax for the most anticipated holiday event of the year, the Annual Parade of Lights presented by EastLink. This year’s Parade promised to kick off the holiday season with lights, music and live entertainment beginning at 6pm. Rain or shine! Entries include festive floats, holiday carolers, majorettes and marching bands. Bring your letters to Santa and don’t forget your donation to FEED Nova Scotia. Downtown Halifax. For more info visit

Sat, November 24th – Kids Christmas Movie Night for A Wish Enjoy some holiday fun while supporting a great cause! Kids Christmas Movie Night for a Wish will be showing the holiday classic, ‘Polar Express’ with proceeds from the event going to the Children’s Wish Foundation. Admission to the movie is $10/person and includes popcorn, drink and snack, as well as, cookie decorating and a loot bag! Come have some Holiday fun while supporting a great cause. 1:30pm to 4:30pm. North Woodside Community Centre.

Fri, November 17th to 19th – 43rd NS Designer Crafts Council Christmas Show –Shop local this holiday season at the 43rd annual NS Designer Crafts Council Christmas show. You’ll find original, interesting and contemporary fine crafts by Nova Scotian and Atlantic Canadian artisans. Fri, 10am to 9pm, Sat 9am to 5pm and Sun 10am to 5pm. Adults $7, students and seniors $6. Cunard Event Centre, Pier23. For more information visit

Sat, November 19th – North by Night Holiday Market –Get in the festive spirit at the Market! Enjoy the atmosphere at Halifax’s Hip North End with warm mulled wine, live Music, food trucks, local artisans and family activities…an all around good time! There will even be a visit from you know who! 4pm to 9pm. 2553 Agricola Street (Cyclesmith’s back parking lot). For more info visit

Fri, November 23rd–25th – 2018 Dalplex Christmas Craft Market – Celebrating over 30 years of one-of-a-kind gift ideas. Buy local this holiday season at the Dalplex Christmas Craft Market, featuring vendors from the Atlantic region and across Canada exhibiting their handcrafted pottery, jewelry, art, woodwork, toys, handmade treasures, delicious treats and more! Fri, Noon – 9:30pm, Sat, 9:30am – 6pm and Sunday, 10am to 5pm. Feed Nova Scotia donations welcome. Dalplex, Dalhousie University. For more info visit

Rosie’s Listings Include: 12 Collins Grove Ridge, $184,900; 34 Moirs Mill Road, $200,000; 32 Sailors Trail, Dartmouth, $254,900; 184,900; 15 Iron Court, Sackville, $319,900; #310, 267 Gary Martin Drive, $324,900; 303-1351 Dresden Row, $339,900; 1206-3471 Dutch Village Road, Halifax $345,000; 116 Thompson Run, $424,900

Shameless Plug of the Month: Dartmouth Makers have their winter market coming up this month on November 23rd and 24th! Friday 5pm to 9pm ad Saturday 9am to 5pm. Featuring many DARTMOUTH MAKERS bringing ceramics, jewellery, apparel, print and paper, textiles, food and more! Come shop local in the heart of Downtown Dartmouth! The Parish Hall, 61 Dundas Street Dartmouth


If you have any info you would like included in the December newsletter, please call Rosie
at (902) 209-7073 or email

See you out there! 

Rosie Porter

7071 Bayers Road
Halifax, NS
B3L 2C2

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