Community Yard Sale at the “Green Lantern” building
downtown BEAR RIVER
Saturday, May 18th
Sunday, May 19th
Monday, May 20th
10am to 3pm
Tables $5/day or $10 for the weekend.
To book your table please contact
Kelly at 467-0466.
Donations of yard sale items to the Bear River Board of Trade table are greatly appreciated. (All unsold items will be given away FREE after 2pm on Monday)
Please drop off your donated items at the Green Lantern
Friday, May 17th between
12 noon and 2pm
or call 467-0466 to make other arrangements.
Get ready for the 2013 Sunday Summer Market and Music in Bear River.
May 19th – October 6th
1 pm – 4 pm
Now in its 4th year, the market will be held again on our beautiful downtown waterfront, behind the Legion.
The scenery is fabulous. Watch the tide come and go; the birds swoop and soar. Wander through the trees while hearing live music from local musicians.
Vendors include local award winners like Sledding Hill food products; Sissiboo Fair Trade Coffee, and delicious home-baked goodies from Karen as well as bedding plants, pottery, paintings, jewellery, seasonal garden produce and more.
If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please contact market manager Ken Flett at 467-0469 Reserve your spot for $10 per afternoon or $150 for the season, a savings of $60.
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Here is a fundraiser that tastes great! Come down to Myrtle and Rosie’s for tea and sweets and sandwiches and raise some money to raise the roof at the Trading Company building in Bear River.
Here are two wonderful opportunities to add new flowers and plants to your garden–both from local gardens.
1. This Saturday, come down to the Green Lantern Building after 10 am for a wide selection of well-priced plants at this annual, popular sale in Bear River.
To contribute your garden plants or baked goods to this fundraiser for the Bear River Board of Trade, please drop off your donations to the Green Lantern building between 9 am – 10 am on day of sale.
May 12, 2013 from 10 am to 2 pm. Rain or shine!
2. Mother’s Day Specials at the plant table at 6709 Sissiboo, or call Pamela 467-0619 to arrange pick up.
- Potted Hosta – Francis Williams – $7.00
- Large Clumps of Day Lilies – bring your own container – shades of red with orange throat -$5.00
- Ladies Mantle – $3.00 potted
- Astrantia – (masterwort) Pink blooms in summer – potted $5.00
- Potted Viburnum (alnifolium) Shrub – grows to 5ft. Lacy white flowers in spring, berries in fall. $15.00
- many, many more varieties as perennials are divided
- all plants organically grown
Planting a Container Bog Garden
date to be announced
Now for something different, we will demonstrate how to plant a containerized bog garden suitable for your patio. Plants, containers and growing media will be available for purchase after the demonstration.
Guest Lecturer: Gordon Tingley of Sledding Hill, Bear River.
Growing Fruit Trees
Thursday, May 16th
This will be an informative lecture on selecting the best fruit trees such as apple, cherry, plum and pear for our Maritime Climate. We will also cover soil preparation, pruning and general maintenance for healthy and productive plants.
Selecting Native Plants for Your Garden
Thursday, June 6th
Nova Scotia is blessed with a diversity of beautiful native plants. We will be discussing my favourite native plants which work well in the garden setting.
International Pollinators Week – list of events to follow
June 17th – 23rd
for more information, contact Bunchberry Nurseries
2779 Highway 1 Upper Clements
RR 2 Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia
Canada, B0S 1A0
phone: 902-532-7777 (seasonal)
fax: 902-532-7588 (seasonal)
SUNDAY MAY 19TH & MONDAY MAY 20TH
victoria day weekend
BELLO UCCELLO APIARY
7213 Plympton, Hwy 101, Digby,NS
PRE REGISTRATION REQUIRED due to limited space of 10 participants for Quality Learning Opportunities
FEE: TWO FULL DAY HANDS-ON WORKSHOP PLUS ALL ORGANIC COFFEE BREAKS & HOMEMADE LUNCHES $225.00
If you wish to learn how to take care of bees without the use of chemicals and develop healthy hives, Klaus will share with you his natural beekeeping system based on biodynamic principles.This workshop will take place in the classroom and in the apiary and is an interactive learning process. Whether you wish to raise bees as a hobby or if you have an organic farm and wish to have bees for pollination – this course will provide you with the necessary skills to be a keeper of bees
Join us for Drama Night at the Oakdene Centre on May 24 at 7:30 pm. Readings by Bob Snider and Art White and a play by Janet Godsell:
The retailer of organic produce makes a visit at a farm to confront the farmer and his wife about the quality of the vegetables they supply to his store, It quickly becomes obvious that there’s more to this than meets the eye…or the taste….
Indelible is an historical fiction about local resident Malcolm Muir, written and read by Art White.