Friday, 28 June 2013

What's on this weekend? Happy Birthday, Canada! Strawberries! Roast Beef!!!

If you are lucky enough to catch the strawberry tea/socials next week, consider yourself lucky.

Get cheek to jowl with the friendly folks in Blue Rocks for some good 'ole roast beef on Saturday.

Hopefully the rain doesn't thwart the Canada Day celebrations on Monday, have a great weekend everyone!


June 29
Royal Canadian Legion #23, Lunenburg,
7:30-11:30 a.m. 
Adults $7; ages 5-12, $3. 
Takeout available for pick-up $7.50. 634-4215


Thursday, July 4
Strawberry Social,
Riverport Community Centre
11 a.m.1 p.m.
Sandwiches, sweets, strawberry desserts, beverages, bowls of fresh strawberries and cream. Bake table. 
Adults $9. 
Sponsored by St. Matthew's Lutheran.

July 3
Strawberry Tea, 
United Baptist Church, Mahone Bay,
3 -5 p.m. 
Brown bread, cheese, strawberry shortcake, tea, coffee, fruit punch. 
Adults $7, children 5- 12 $3.50, under 5 free. 
Bake table.


Saturday, June 29,
Roast Beef Supper, 
St. Barnabas Anglican Church Hall, Blue Rocks,  
4:30- 6:30 p.m. 
Adults $12; children 5-12 years $6; under 5 free.

Thursday, 13 June 2013

Crescent Beach Clam or Quahog Digging?

Crescent Beach, NS
May 26, 2013

I'm not sure if these folks are digging for clams or quahogs....I'm guessing clams, but who knows.  One way or the other, I'm sure they had a tasty feast after this outting!

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Campfire - Don't Forget to Look Up

Thomas Raddal Provincial Park
Walk in sites group camp fire pit
East Port L'Hebert, NS
June 2, 2013

We had a big 'ole fire in the group fire pit that night, which cast this amazing warm light on the trees above us.

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Campfire Glow

Thomas Raddal Provincial Park
Walk in site group fire pit
East Port L'Hebert, NS
June 1, 2013

I love the blue glow in the sky at dusk, contrasted with the warm orange glow of the campfire.

Monday, 10 June 2013

Broad Cove brake burn

Broad Cove, NS
June 9, 2013

It's been a long time since I've taken a shot of a brake burn!  For those hankering for a return to the blog's roots, feast your eyes on this strip.

Friday, 7 June 2013

What's on this weekend? Eggs 'n' bacon! High tea! Chicken bbq!

High tea in Vogler's Cove on Sunday? Yes please!  Hebb's Cross and St. Martin's have your breakfast needs covered Saturday morning.  Head 'up country' on Saturday for some chicken bbq in North Brookfield, hopefully the rain doesn't spoil their fun.


June 8
Hebbs Cross Fire Department, 
7- 11 a.m.
Homemade baked beans, eggs, hash browns, bacon, sausage, toast, tea, coffee, juice.
Price $7, children $3.

Saturday, June 8
St. Martin's Anglican Church Hall, Martin's River
7- 11:30 a.m. 
Menu: Scrambled eggs, pancakes, baked beans, hash browns, bacon or sausage, toast, tea, coffee or juice. Adults $7; 5-12 $3; under 5 free. 
Proceeds for church maintenance.


Sunday, June 9
Maggie's English High Tea,
Voglers Cove Hall
2 p.m.,
Sandwiches, mini quiche, sweets. Prizes. 
Adults $7, children 5-12 $5, under 5 free. 
Reserve seats: phone 677-2165, 677-2045


Saturday, June 8
Annual North Brookfield Pastorate Chicken Barbecue 
North Brookfield community hall
4:30 6:30 p.m.,
Take-outs are available. Proceeds for church purposes.

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Upper Kingsburg: Sights like this never get old

Upper Kingsburg, NS
June 1, 2013

A typical day in the burg of kings....deer crossing the road, while a tall ship is moored in Rose Bay.

The tall ship is the Norwegian vessel Sorlandet, which has been home to the Class Afloat students.  It is the oldest full rigged ship in the world still in operation!  Interested in learning how to sail on a tall ship? Check out this press release for more info.

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Thomas Raddal - Walk in Sites: Group Campfire Pit

Thomas Raddal Provincial Park
East Port L'Hebert, NS
June 1, 2013

I am smitten with the walk in tent sites at this park.  Especially because they have a group campfire pit surrounded by benches!  

Here's a shot I snapped from my campsite, looking back at the warm glow from the fire...