Annapolis Dinners Held In The Valley Area


The Port Royal National historic Site includes the Habitation which is a replica of the one Champlain built in 1605 which was the first settlement north of St. Augustine.

Located in the center of Annapolis Royal is Fort Anne National Historic Site where many battles were fought between the French and British to obtain control of the new colonies.

Grand Pre National Historic Site is a tribute to the thousands of Acadians that were deported off their lands by the British in 1755.

The Melanson Settlement National Historic Site was once an Acadian community for four generations before the Acadian deportation, (c1664 - 1755).

New France, or "Electric City" was located beside the Silver River and Langford Lake, about 17 miles from Weymouth, Nova Scotia. This was a place way ahead of it's time.

On the Hwy 201 between Bridgetown and Annapolis Royal you will cross over Bloody Creek. where long ago a bloody battle was fought.

On April 24, 1895 Joshua Slocum sailed out of Boston, Mass.on a 3 year voyage around the world in his worthy sea craft “The Spray”. He was the first one to ever make successfully this trip alone.

Horton Landing is a place set aside to both remember the horrible end of one era of our history and to celebrate the start of another.

Maude Lewis lived with her husband Everett in a small, brightly painted little house in Marshalltown, Digby Co., NS. when she started selling her folk art paintings in the local area.

One of the biggest mysteries of the area is the story of Jerome who was found abandoned on the shore at Sandy Cove. Still today many people try to explain who he was and where he came from.

The Margaretsville mystery woman has been written in many books on ghost stories of the area. It has not really ever been proven if she was a ghost or just a mystery.

The Pool Shark of Granville Ferry is the story about a guy who had an unique ability. This ability could be useful, but wasn’t good for his job!

A Mr. Isaiah Munro was about to harvest his hay crop in Greywood, south of Annapolis Royal, when he noticed a lot of smoke coming from one of his fields. He was about to discover the horrific murder of Charlotte Hill.

The 282 gross ton brigantine Mary Celeste was a merchant ship that was built in the village of Spencer’s Island, NS. At first there did not seem to be anything strange about the voyages of November 1872.

Annie Kempton lived at home with her parents in Bear River. She was an attractive & happy young girl who was  looking forward to her fifteenth birthday coming up.

The disappearance of John Kennedy was a true mystery in Annapolis Royal for over sixty years before new evidence cast some light on what had happened.

The Hole in the Vault refers to a very deep cave located between Melvern Square and Margaretsville on the North Mountain of the Annapolis Valley.

Around the end of June you can take part in the Kingsport Gala Days for a great one-day festival. It is a day full of all kinds of great events with something for the whole family.

Every year on the second Saturday of June the little community of Port Williams celebrates its heritage and culture with the Port Williams Days.

The second weekend of July is the annual Kingston Steer BBQ & Village Fair. It starts on Friday night with Entertainment and continues on Saturday including the delicious Steer BBQ that comes off the grill at noon.

Mid July is the time for the annual Heart of the Valley Days in Middleton, NS. This is a three day event that celebrates the town's incorporation, or birthday.

The annual Bear River Cherry Carnival is held around the middle of July. This has always been a very popular Annapolis Valley Festival with many events going on.

The Mud Creek Days are a celebration of mud held in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. The week-long festival goes on every year around the middle to end of July.

Margaretsville Days is a three-day event taking place on the first weekend of August. It is a celebration of local talent and culture that was started about 1990 as an art show.

The Annapolis Royal Natal Days is a four-day Community Festival that takes place on the civic holiday weekend the first of August and is full of traditions and activities for all ages.

The town of Digby celebrates its World Famous Scallops with a four day Community Festival full of activities around the second week of August. There are several events with a fishing theme plus all the usual favorites at a community festival.

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