What’s Happening in Annapolis Royal May 30 ~ June 6

Candlelight Graveyard Tours begin June 2
Candlelight Graveyard Tours begin June 2

Saturday, May 30th


Famers’ and Trader’s Market
, Lower St. George Street, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Come and see why hundreds of people crowd our streets every
Saturday morning. Local vendors with fruits, vegetables, arts, crafts
and much more

Gilbert & Sullivan Meets Cinderella, King’s Theatre, 7:00 p.m.

Playwright Brad Filippone and director Jolene Pattison think they have a
version that will appeal to the entire family.
($20.00 advance tickets, $22.00 at the door)

Sunday, May 31st

Environment Week
The Great Plant Pull
, Annapolis Royal Marsh, 3 p.m.

Be a part of our community and participate in the removal of Glossy
Buckthorn. Refreshments for volunteers. Gloves are recommended.

A Royal Consort, St. George & St. Andrews United Church, 3 p.m.

A mixed voice chamber choir based in Annapolis Royal. The program is
called “Music Fit for a Queen” and features Coronation Anthems including
Handel’s “Zadok the Priest”. Tickets are $8.00 in advance and $10.00 at
the door. Contact Westside Studio at 532-0275 for tickets. All are welcome.

Environment Week
Groundworks 2009
, French Basin Trail, all week long

Enjoy a walk among nature and environmental artwork created by
members of the Annapolis Royal Community Arts Council.

Monday, June 1st

Apple Blossom Royal Visit, Historic Gardens, 4:50 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Come out and welcome all of the participates of this year’s Apple Blossom Festival as they visit our gardens.

Tuesday, June 2nd

Environment Week
Annapolis Royal Litter Pick Up
, Train Station, 9 a.m.

Bring some gloves and help clean up our Town.

Environment Week
Cyclopaths
, Annapolis Home Hardware, 6 p.m.

Got a bike? Come out and enjoy an evening ride with our local cycle group.

Candlelight Graveyard Tour, Fort Anne, 9:30 p.m.

18th year for this award- winning tour! For a unique and memorable evening, explore the oldest English graveyard in Canada by candlelight with a colourful, costumed interpreter. A certifiable bargain at $7 Adults, $3 Youth (age 13-18) and $1 for Children (12 and under). Wear comfortable walking shoes, and don’t forget to bring your sense of adventure! For more info visit http://www.TourAnnapolisRoyal.com

Wednesday, June 3rd

Environment Week
Birding
, Annapolis Royal Marsh, 5 p.m.

Come and see who calls our marsh home.

Candlelight Graveyard Tour, Fort Anne, 9:30 p.m.

18th year for this award- winning tour! For a unique and memorable evening, explore the oldest English graveyard in Canada by candlelight with a colourful, costumed interpreter. A certifiable bargain at $7 Adults, $3 Youth (age 13-18) and $1 for Children (12 and under). Wear comfortable walking shoes, and don’t forget to bring your sense of adventure! For more info visit http://www.TourAnnapolisRoyal.com

Thursday, June 4th

Environment Week
Cyclopaths
, Annapolis Home Hardware, 6 p.m.

Got a bike? Come out and enjoy an evening ride with our local cycle group.

Environment Week
Family Bike Ride
, French Basin Trail, 6:30 p.m.

Bring your family and your bikes and enjoy a ride around the trail.

Dancing at the Market, Farmer’s Market, 7 p.m.

Join Durline Melanson and Trans World Dance for free dance lessons with something fun for all. Learn the popular ‘Scotia Shuffle’ in historic Annapolis Royal where the dance originated, plus other simple and fun dances. No partners required. No reservations. No charge. Lessons will be provided on the 1st and 3rd Thursday throughout the summer (June 4, 18, July 2, 16, August 6, 20)

Candlelight Graveyard Tour, Fort Anne, 9:30 p.m.

18th year for this award- winning tour! For a unique and memorable evening, explore the oldest English graveyard in Canada by candlelight with a colourful, costumed interpreter. A certifiable bargain at $7 Adults, $3 Youth (age 13-18) and $1 for Children (12 and under). Wear comfortable walking shoes, and don’t forget to bring your sense of adventure! For more info visit http://www.TourAnnapolisRoyal.com

Friday, June 5th

Environment Week
Walk Annapolis Royal
, Meet at Town Hall, 12:30 p.m.

If a noontime walk is what you’re looking for, join us as we Walk Annapolis Royal

Saturday, June 6th

Farmers’ and Traders’ Market, Lower St. George St., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Come and see why hundreds of people crowd our streets every
Saturday morning. Local vendors with fruits, vegetables, arts, crafts
and much more.

Butterfly Garden Workshop, The Hillsdale House Inn, 2 – 4 p.m.

The Hillsdale House Inn is creating a Butterfly Garden in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia to assist in the cause to provide a protective environment for the “at risk” Monarch Butterfly. In doing so they have coordinated a workshop in conjunction with the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute on Saturday, June 6, from 2 – 4 p.m. to give others an opportunity to learn why the establishment of these gardens is so important, as well as what is required to set up a Butterfly Garden in their own yard. Workshop price: Adults $25.00 Children Under 6 $18.00 (prices are plus tax) Space limited. Reserve early by calling 902-532-2345. http://www.hillsdalehouseinn.ca

This week at ARTsPLACE

“Artist-run Centre Gallery”, featuring: Adams, Boucher and Butler
“The Chapel Gallery”, featuring: Adams, Boucher and Butler
“The Mym Gallery”, featuring: Janet Larkman

Gallery hours: Monday – Friday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (call ahead on weekends recommended)

Coming Soon!

National Historic District Tour ~ Begins June 22nd

Every Monday, Wednesday & Thursday at the Lighthouse at 2:30 p.m.
For tour info visit http://www.TourAnnapolisRoyal.com/nhd.html

Acadian Heritage Tour ~ Begins June 23rd

Every Tuesday & Friday at the Lighthouse at 2:30 p.m.
For tour info visit http://www.TourAnnapolisRoyal.com/acadian.html

Bridal Exhibit ~ O’Dell House Museum

For dates and times: 902-532-7754 or  historic@ns.aliantzinc.ca

See the Calendar of Events on the Annapolis Royal’s website for more detailed information. http://www.annapolisroyal.com or download the Explorer Visitors Guide at http://www.ExploreAnnapolisRoyal.com

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