Cumberland County Heritage Network Society

Friday, September 4, 2009

CCHN Calendar of Events for September

Age of Sail Heritage Museum

· Annual Labour Day Weekend Events: Saturday September 5th, Pork Loin Dinner 4:30 to 6pm FPW Fire Hall in Port Graville. Cost: $10.00 per person
· Sunday September 6th , Annual Outdoor Ecumenical Church Service 9:30am Colins Field 8098 hwy 209 Wards Brook fol lowed by Pancake Breakfast. Cost: $4.00 per person.
· North Shore Antique Engine Display at the Museum Sunday Sept 6, No Admission fee all day!
· Hosting the Cumberland County Heritage Network General Meeting on Sept 12th from 10:00 to 2:00.
· As of September 1st fall hours will be in effect: Open Thursday to Monday 10:00 to 6:00. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday until Thanksgiving.

Cumberland County Museum and Archives

· The Cumberland County Museum and Archives in conjunction with Local Art Collectors & the Wallace and Area Museum are pleased to present: the Willard Morse Mitchell Art Exhibit opening Tuesday, August 4th and running until Saturday, September 26th, 2009.
· The Cumberland County Museum and Archives are pleased to present “The Mad Hatter Autumn Dinner” on Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 6 pm at the Cumberland County Museum and Archives: 150 Church Street, Amherst, Nova Scotia. Tickets are $20.00 per per­son. There is limited seating so reserve your tickets today. Call 902.667.2561. Prizes will be awarded for both the men’s and women’s most unique hat.
· Book Signing: “The “Joggins, It’s History and It’s People. Saturday, September 19th at 2 -4
· Cumberland County Hooked Rug Exhibit in conjunction with the Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival. Opening Tuesday, September 29 until October 31st.
· Elizabeth Hickey “Needlework Display” in conjunction with the Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival. Opening Tuesday, September 29 until October 31st.

Ottawa House by the Sea/Parrsbrough Shore Historical Society

· Oak Island Mystery. Aguest speaker on the Oak Island Mystery at the Ottawa House Museum on September 12th at 2:00 pm.
· War Time Supper. The Parrsbrough Shore Historial Society will hold a war time supper at Trinity United Church Hall on September 10th from 5 to 7:00 pm.
· Dessert Tea. Ottawa House Museum will hold it's last dessert tea of the season on September 6th from 2 to 5:00 pm.

Parrsboro Band Association

· Sept 14th Citizens’ Band resumes rehearsals. 7:00 pm Anyone who has ever played is welcome to come out and join the fun.
· September 18th to 20th Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre Annual General Meeting. All events open to public including a dance with the Elastic Big Band. On Friday night and readings Saturday and Sunday. See for complete details.
· September 26th South Cumberland Care Centre hosting a Variety Show. Details are to be posted on “The Hall” website. See the URL above.

Ship’s Company Theatre

· Ship’s Company Theatre’s production of FERRY TALES, book and lyric by Carol Sinclair, composition by david sereda, continues to entrance audiences with the lore of the Minas Basin and the beloved KIPAWO, the last of the Minas Basin Ferries. Wonderful perfor­mances delivered by a stellar cast bring to life early times along the Bay. Nostalgic and delightfully entertaining, this musical play runs until August 30th at Ship’s Company Theatre in Parrsboro.
· Ship’s Company Theatre will hold its Annual Art Auction at the Theatre on Saturday, August 29th. Works in a variety of media, by a multitude of artists and artisans from around the region, will be featured. Viewing begins at 1 p.m., with the auction at 2 p.m. Images of the artworks may be viewed at

Wallace and Area Museum

· 50th Anniversary of the Wallace Village War Memorial. A short service at the memorial on Saturday September 12, starting 2 pm. Reception and small display at Wallace and Area Museum to follow.

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