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Happy Labour Day!

Feel Good FRIDAY – Downtown Dartmouth has the perfect weekend itinerary for those looking to get out and make the most of their summer nights!

Start your evening with a takeout order from one of the downtown Dartmouth’s many eateries. Then walk down to Alderney Landing for the Summer Sunshine Concert Series. Performances run Thursday, Friday and Saturday night (6:30pm to 8:30pm), as well as Sundays (2pm to 4pm), until September 19.

Finish off your evening with a stroll up to Dartmouth’s Old Post Office on Queen Street, where you will find the summer lights show. Watch as illuminated murals pay homage to iconic Dartmouth locations and east-coast imagery. The light show runs from 9pm to 10:30pm, rain or shine until September 3rd.

2021 Cole Harbour Farm Pop Up Market is back! Running each Wednesday (weather permitting) from 1 to 3 pm, vendors from Dartmouth, West Lawrencetown, Preston, and Middle Musquodoboit join them in the farmyard for a Pop-Up Market. Available goods include seasonal produce, hydroponic greens, home baking, and jams and preserves. Additional guest vendors on occasion. Vendors include: Skeldale Farm; Snails Pace Gardens; At My Home Bakery; Mary Ann LaPierre. Visit coleharbourfarmmuseum.ca

September 2nd to 12th – The Halifax Fringe Festival – An Annual performing arts festival that includes theatre, music, circus, dance, comedy, education and more! The festival happens over 11 days in 10+ venues with 65+ productions performing over 350 individual performances. For more information visit https://halifaxfringe.ca/about/

Friday, Sept 3rd – Patio Lantern Festival – Local singer, songwriter and producer, Zamani takes over the Argyle Street stage from 4pm to 6pm! There will be lawn games, sidewalk chalk, and chances to win a prize pack and continues to Saturday, Sept 4 – Atlantic Cirque will be memorizing guests with wing dancers, hula hoop dancers and contortionists from 1pm to 3pm

Thursday, Sept 23rd to the 26th – Hopscotch 2021 – Hopscotch is back! The Grand Oasis Stage in Grand Parade brings us back to the first ever celebration of HIP Hop Halifax! 12 years later they return to showcase all elements live Halifax City Hall. For more info visit https://www.facebook.com/events/halifax-city-hall/hopscotch-2021-hip-hop-in-halifax/1209774705874561/

Friday, September 24th to 26th – 14th Annual Lebanese Cedar Festival – Enjoy a weekend of authentic Lebanese cuisine, cultural music, and amazing company! Free Admission. For more info visit https://www.facebook.com/cedarfestival

Saturday, Sept 25th – Super Nova Market – Local Artisans, food and beverages. A spectacular outdoor craft show. This is a juried market showcasing some of the cities most talented artists and food/beverage makers. 1pm to 6pm at 1626 Grafton Street. For more info visit www.sparklesnsawdust.com/sparkles-n-sawdust-market

Rosie Loves Local – Pick of the Month– I am very excited about The Asian inspired pub located at King’s Wharf in Downtown Dartmouth. Check out their fabulous menu and the fun cocktails they serve. You won’t be disappointed! For more info visit https://www.facebook.com/The-Dahlia-by-JUKAI-106308954274504/

Shameless Plug of the Month: Sunday, September 19th is Dartmouth’s Open Street Sunday! Come celebrate from noon to 4pm. Portland St and Prince Albert Rd will be CAR FREE! There will be so much to see and do, including music in Ferry Terminal Park and at Sullivan’s Pond, activities for the whole family, good food and great company! Come take over the street with us, support local businesses and safely gather with neighbours, friends and family! We missed you! 

Covid 19 Update

Nova Scotia’s current border policy of isolation based on vaccination status and testing will remain in place for travellers coming from provinces and territories outside of Atlantic Canada.

As of 8 a.m. on Aug. 25, the border policy will also apply to people coming from New Brunswick due to a rise of COVID-19 activity in that province. Workers and students who frequently cross the border with New Brunswick and people who need to make quick trips will not have to self-isolate as long as they follow the same Nova Scotia-New Brunswick travel protocol that they followed earlier this year.

People moving to Nova Scotia or coming for vacation or an extended stay will have to complete the Nova Scotia Safe Check-in and self-isolate based on vaccination status and testing.

Real Estate Update – Fall is fast approaching and the Real Estate Market does not seem to be slowing down! We are still seeing properties with multiple offers. This is by far the most intense market in my 19-year career – there has been a 20.2% increase in average sale price since last year. An experienced agent can help you in this market and if you are thinking of selling, now is still the time!

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

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