41st Annual 4-H Nova Scotia Provincial Show being hosted in Bridgewater

The 41st annual 4-H Nova Scotia Provincial Show will be held at the South Shore Exhibition Grounds in Bridgewater from September 28 to 30. This year’s show is being hosted by 4-H Nova Scotia’s South Shore region which includes Lunenburg, Queens and Shelburne counties. The 4-H NS Provincial Show is the largest 4-H show in...

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Ex-cellent Ex

PICTOU — It was a special time for the Pictou-North Colchester Exhibition. The 2018 edition wrapped up on Sunday with large crowds daily for the event since it opened last Wednesday with 4-H Day. Touring the new 4-H Legends Building, viewing the 4-H exhibits and enjoying the refreshments offered by volunteers in the kitchen was...

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Tug of war fun!

These 4-H members gave it their best shot at tug of war on Wednesday at the annual Pictou North Colchester Exhibition! The exhibition continues today and runs until Sunday, September 10. A variety of displays and exhibits will interest festival-goers from cattle and horses to homemade goods, sheep to poultry, fruits and vegetables to live...

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Margaree Highland Games celebrating fifth year

In the last five years, the Margaree Highland Games have seen themselves welcomed into Heavy Events circles with open arms, and have quickly become a staple of the summer tourism season in Nova Scotia. In that time, two Canadian records have been broken on the grounds and the event has seen continued growth with each...

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History pulled together

A childhood memory and a father’s interest are what sparked the beginning of a book on the history of the Scotsburn tug of war team. Mary MacCara Reid remembers being a little girl and listening to the tales of victory her father would tell her about the team and the success they achieved during eight...

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