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Annual Clam Harbour Beach Sandcastle Contest

August 21st, Sunday, 9:00am - 4:00pm

The Clam Harbour Beach Sandcastle Contest will take place this year. Clam Harbour Beach Sandcastle Contest takes place annually at Clam Harbour Beach Provincial Park.  Sand, sea and sun unite a day  of challenge and fun.  This nationally known festival brings hundreds of contestants and thousands of spectators to one of the best beaches in Nova Scotia.  Good food such as mussels and chowders, prized for best castle & best...

Annual Seaside Christmas

November 18th, Friday, 10:00am - November 20th, Sunday, 5:00pm


We are looking forward to welcoming festive season shoppers and late season visitors back to the Eastern Shore for the annual Seaside Christmas in November 2022. The event is being organised this year by The Old School.

Update on Brochure: Pieces of wood Ross Rd Dartmouth will be an unofficial participant in the 2022 Seaside Christmas.




Eastern Shore Cold Waters Seafood Festival

June 4th, Saturday, 11:00am - June 5th, Sunday, 4:00pm

Ahoy! Get ready to dive in and fill your boots!

Eastern Shore culture is anchored in the coves, harbours, and inlets that form the wild shores where we live. These cold, clear waters yield some of the best seafood in the province, and we celebrate that coastal connection in a big way. Whether you're looking for contemporary dishes, simple steamed shellfish, or tried and true traditional favourites, you'll find it at...

Hope for Wildlife Annual Open House Fundraiser

September 10th, Saturday, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Get a "behind the scenes" look at wildlife rescue and rehabilitation with access to bird and mammal nurseries, recovery units, marine unit, and flight cage; there will also be wildlife displays and demonstrations, kids activities, live music, barbeque, and silent auction, as well as local exhibitors, crafts and food.  All funds raised support Hope for Wildlife's efforts to help injured and orphaned wildlife in Nova Scotia.  Rain or...