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Happy Halloween!

Thursday, October 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th – Halifax Octoberfest – Garrison & Stubborn Goat Beer Garden. PROSIT! Join in on the celebration. No tickets necessary! Stay tuned for more details on the food, drinks and music! Dress up and bring your friends. https://discoverhalifaxns.com/event/halifax-oktoberfest-2020/

Saturday, October 3rd Coat Drive – In light of the current pandemic, this group is trying to help lessen the burden of having to gear up for fall/winter. Coats in good condition can be dropped off at Cole Harbour Place anytime now until the event day. They will be giving out coats to anyone in need on a first come first serve basis. 10am to 12pm. Cole Harbour Place

Saturday October 3rd and every Saturday until Christmas – Geeky Popup Shop – Mini Artisans Alley, 11:30 – Since conventions have been squashed this year, Crafty Fox is trying to help those artists who have lovely inventory and no place to showcase it! So, join them on weekends from now until Christmas to shop their POPUP ARTIST ALLEY. Each popupshop will have at least 8 artists who you love seeing at the various shows. Come support them. All social distancing rules will be adhered to. Masks required. Crafty Fox MakerSpace, 56 Supreme Court, Halifax. Check them out on Facebook

Wednesday, October 7th, 14th, 21st and every Wednesday until December 23rd– Dance Joy into Your Life, Outdoor! – This 12-week Dance series will focus on joyful free dance in a fun and friendly outdoor setting. Please register in advance. Citadel High School (6 to 7pm) Check out their Facebook page

Friday, October 9th– Rock for Mental Health – Back with 4 great bands raising awareness for Mental Health and money for the Schizophrenia Society. Join My Living Will, North of Nowhere, Ramped and No Mad Sky for a rocking night of music in a Covid friendly environment. No tickets at the door, all must be purchased by EFT to get assigned seating. Email rowanayers55@gmail.com. Tickets are $10. Montes Showbar Grill

Saturday, October 12th Nocturne 2020: Echolocation – Art at Night celebrates contemporary professional art in K’jipuktuk/Halifax. Through the festival and additional programming, they use art as a catalyst for connection. The completely free annual event showcases and celebrates the visual arts scene here. There will be a week’s worth of artistic experiences both online and on land. https://nocturnehalifax.ca/

Thursday, October 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th – Canada Crafters Online Craft Show – Welcome to Nova Scotia’s first virtual craft show! Visit www.canadacrafters.ca. Shoppers will be able to peruse the show on this site. You can buy quality handmade products form talented makers. Shop by category, shop by booth, whatever way you choose to browse. You can add items to your cart and buy from multiple makers with one simple check out process. Support local!

Thursday, October 22nd to October 31st – Halifax Burger Week 2020 – After six long months of postponement, we are excited to announce Burger Week 2020! With some new rules of course. Burger week will look different but now is the time to support our local businesses and with the help of the Restaurant Association of NS, public health head, Dr. Strang and consulting with local government we are ready to go. Check out everything you need to know at https://burgerweek.co/

Sat, October 24th, 25th, 30th and 31st – Ghost Ship Sail on the Tall Ship Silva – Join the Tall Ship Silva as they set sail under a nighttime sky for an evening of unusual tales and haunting stories of Halifax’s past. The resident storyteller will share forgotten stories of lost shipwrecks and the ghosts of Georges Island, and will shed some light on those things that go “bump” in the night. Warm up with a cozy blanket-bring your own or use ours, enjoy a complimentary hot apple cider and they will do the rest. Event is 19+. The Tall Ship Silva Sailing Cruise departs from the Sackville Wharf (in front of Maritime Museum) at 6pm. For tickets visit http://ambassatours.starboardsuite.com/choose-date

Shameless Plug of the Month: Food Bank, hosted by the Cole Harbour Woodside United Church. The Food Bank is open on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday afternoon of each month from 1pm – 3pm. They are part of the Feed Nova Scotia Network who help supply food to share. The congregation and local community also help fill the shelves. The Food Bank is operated out of the church hall and clients can come to the door at the far end of the building on the lower level. If you are visiting for the first time, please bring your health card number. The food bank is run by dedicated volunteers. If you are interested in helping with this very important ministry please let them know.

The market still hasn’t slowed down, with many buyers out there and very low inventory in HRM.  This is by far the most intense market I have seen in my 18-year career – there has been a 10% increase in average sale price just in the past year. Our spring market is now our summer and fall market, with this September being the busiest I’ve ever experienced. If you are thinking of selling, this is a great time! If you are thinking of buying, an experienced agent can help you through the process. We are still following the rules laid out for us by wearing masks, using hand sanitizer and filling out Covid 19 disclosure forms. If you have any questions about real estate please call me at 902-209-7073 or email me at rosemary@royallepage.ca.

If you have any info you would like included in the November newsletter,
please call Rosie at 902-209-7073 or email rosemary@royallepage.ca

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