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Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Times: Italian Canadian Experiences During World War II

November 23, 2016 - March 12, 2017

On June 10, 1940, Italy declared war on Great Britain and her allies; in reaction, the Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King declared as “enemy aliens” an estimated 31,000 Italian Canadians considered a threat to the safety of Canada. These individuals were fingerprinted, photographed, and ordered to report monthly to the RCMP and local authorities. Those considered most dangerous, around 600, were sent to three internment camps in Alberta, Ontario, and New Brunswick for a period of up to five years.…

Golden Moons by Frances Dorsey & Exuvia by Rachel Morouney

January 27 - March 19

Graciously each of these artists agreed to our suggestion of sharing our gallery and exhibiting together as a sort of arranged marriage. This allows us an opportunity to share more fine craft from Atlantic Canadian artists. While these two exhibitions can be viewed separately, as with any good marriage, the partnership also offers an exciting dynamic in the pairing. Combining warp or weft printing processes and warm natural dye hues, Halifax textile artist Frances Dorsey invites us to contemplate the…

Community Workshop: An Introduction to Knitting (Part 2)

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Janet Beaton, the Little Knitter, for a two-day knitting workshop at the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market: - Friday, February 24 - A beginner’s guide to knitting - Sunday, February 26 - The art of purling This is a fantastic opportunity to try something new and learn from an experienced knitter. $15.00 for both days (includes yarn; needles provided for the workshop only) Please RSVP to welcome@halifaxfarmersmarket.com to reserve your space today. Space is limited.

Community Workshop: Traditional Handmade Maple Baskets

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Pam Wall and Althea Tolliver of Mr. Smooth as they demonstrate how to make traditional handmade maple baskets using a technique passed down through their family for eight generations. Participants will have the opportunity to create baskets and to purchase baskets after the workshop. $5.00 per person (includes supplies) Please RSVP to welcome@halifaxfarmersmarket.com to reserve your space today. Space is limited.

Dueling Pianos

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Date: Thursday, March 2 Time: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 Language: Presented in English Cost: FREE If you missed them last year, now’s your chance to see the amazing father-son duo of Eddie and Quincy Bullen - also known as the Dueling Pianos - who are back at Pier 21 for an encore performance! A "Dueling Pianos" show is when piano players participate in a “duel” through music. Its history comes from…

The Real Home Show

March 3 - March 5

Nova Scotia's premium open house for home buying, building, renovating and enjoying! Dates: Friday, March 3 10:00 am - 8:00 pm, Saturday, March 4 10:00 am - 7:00 pm and Sunday, March 5 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mosaic: Identity and Community Connection

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us on International Women’s Day as we unveil a new temporary exhibit created by the Immigrant Migrant Women’s Association of Halifax. Mosaic: Identity and Community Connection, a Community Presents exhibit, celebrates and explores identity from immigrant and migrant women’s perspectives. The project features 11 works of art by women from nine different countries of origin. The goal was to create an art exhibit that would enhance the participants' identity, sense of place, belonging and community connection. Mosaic was led…

Northwood Live More Awards

April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Live More Awards celebrates people who see the need and make the choice to create better, more fulfilling lives for others. To help others, live more. The 2017 Live More Awards will be held on April 29th, 2017 at the Cunard Centre. This year we will be honouring Mr. Jim Dickson and his work in the community. Tickets: Single Ticket $150.00 Table of 10 $1,500.00

A Toast to Spring in support of the Mission to Seafarers

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market for an evening of live musical entertainment, a silent auction and raise a glass in support of the Mission to Seafarers! Celebrate spring’s arrival with a selection of wines from Bishop’s Cellar. WHEN: Saturday, April 29, 2017 TIME: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market TICKETS: $50 each or table of 8 for $400 For more information and to purchase tickets please phone (902) 422-7790.

Nova Scotia Leadership Prayer Breakfast

May 3 @ 7:15 am - 9:15 am

Welcome to the thirty-sixth Nova Scotia Leadership Prayer Breakfast. The breakfast has moved to the Cunard Centre. So mark your calendars now and set aside May 3, 2017 to join us and 300+ other leaders from across Nova Scotia for the breakfast. This year's speaker will be announced shortly. Please stay tuned as tickets are now available. Make sure you are on the email list. Click the green button below. Tickets: Early Bird Ticket $40.00 + fee, Table of 10…

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