An ad-hoc group of Shelburne artists has joined forces to create Wit, Wind & Whimsy: Art on the Waterfront, a show and sale of fine art and craft taking place at Bill Norman Park on Shelburne’s Waterfront on September 19 & 20, during the Whirligig & Weathervane Festival.
The show has grown out of and is partnered with the award-winning Whirligig & Weathervane Festival, which is now in its 16th year.
There are still spots available in next week’s kids programs from the Municipality of Shelburne. Programs include Ultimate Recreation Camp, Outdoor Adventure and Swimming Lessons (Levels 1-4) at Lockeport Campground & Cottages. To register call 902-874-3544 ext. 230
Over the last couple of years, the Municipality of the District of Barrington says it has seen an increase in the number of visitors to the area who have come to relax and enjoy the local fishing villages, museums, white sandy beaches and culinary delights. Attracting tourists by offering enriching coastal experiences is important to the economic vitality of rural seaside communities, says a government news release Thursday.
After Mahone Bay recently turfed their popular pirates in favour of classic boats for their summertime festival there, the Town of Lunenburg invited the rascals to what they are calling "Pirate Bay" on July 25 and 26, according to pirate Scabby Dan.