Windsor NS

A photo & video journal of local area events and activities in and around Windsor NS.

Windsor NS


A calendar of events and activities in the Windsor NS and surrounding Avon Region / Hants County area; includes schedules for local music / concerts, plays, sports, visiting shows and artists.

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Santa Parade of Lights – Nov 27th 7:00 PM Start @ Ft Edward Mall to Downtown Windsor's Victoria Park
Nov 27 @ 7:00 pm

IMG_5776Town of Windsor, Windsor Home Hardware and Windsor Home Furnishing are please to present the 6th Annual Santa Parade of Lights Friday, November 27, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Windsor Home Hardware will host a Hot Chocolate Reception prior to the start of the parade in Christmas Land beginning at 6:00 PM. Everyone is welcome.

• Use your imagination. Each entry should be decorated with colourful holiday lights.
• After the parade, enjoy the official lighting of the Windsor Christmas Tree at Victoria Park at 8:00 PM.

IMG_5818Everyone is welcome to participate and add to the pageantry of Windsor’s 6th annual Santa Parade of Lights!

Parade Route: The parade begins at Ford Edward Plaza and will travel from Wentworth Road to O’Brien Street, down to Gerrish Street, left onto Water Street and then left onto Stannus Street. The parade will stop on the corner of Stannus and King Street, at Victoria Park for the lighting of the Christmas Trees.Tree LIghting Map

Complete the Parade Registration Form and fax to 798-5679, email to or drop off the
form at the Windsor Town Office at 100 King Street.

Do to liability issues, any large livestock must provide copies of insurance. Please Note – No candy, or anything else, is to be thrown from floats.

The Town of Windsor, Windsor Home Hardware, Windsor Home Furnishing Santa Parade of Lights requires preregistration.

Complete and submit the registration form as noted in the link to the pdf. form attached:

2015 Parade Registration Form:

A Collection of Songs about Hockey and Winter @ KIng's Edgehill School Music Studio
Nov 28 @ 7:30 pm

DParkerHockey_Poster_final.aiA concert by local musicians David Parker, Greg Simm, Holly Arseneault and Peter Johnston and they perform “Songs about Hockey and Winter”

Christmas Angels Telethon @ Hants Community War Memorial Center
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Christmas AngelsOur annual telethon is our signature fundraising event. Held each year on the first Sunday of December, the Telethon is jam-packed with local talent.

Performers from all over Hants County and beyond donate their time and talent to help raise funds for local families. In eight hours, the Telethon’s goal is to raise $30,000 to fund our Christmas Angels Program.

Mermaid Puppet Cabaret Fundraiser @ Mermaid Imperial Performing Arts Centre
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

puppet fundraiserThe third annual edition of the company’s popular Puppet Cabaret will feature original vignettes by Cameron Hartley, proprietor of the Schoolhouse Brewery, Kelly Mitchelmore, artist and proprietor of Phoenix Hollow B&B, and Belinda Seagram, psychologist, all local residents who are hard at work rehearsing for their stage debut.

Other features of the much-anticipated event include tasty tidbits (prepared by local chef Kerina Dykstra from Let’s Eat), a cash bar featuring local brew and wine, a silent and live auction, and cameo performances by former Mermaid puppetry students. The company’s long-time associate, Mermaid veteran Bill Carr, will serve as host and auctioneer. In addition to his extensive career as a stage and television performer, Bill is in much demand across Canada as a multi-media artist, humorist, writer, motivational speaker and social commentator.

Struan Robertson, Mermaid’s workshop coordinator, will oversee the puppetry segments of the event, with all staff members working to ensure that guests enjoy a unique “adult evening” in support of Mermaid’s outreach programs for families. The event is open to adults aged 19 and over.

March Break Day Camps
Mar 10 – Mar 14 all-day

Registration through the Windsor Town Office – King Street.

March Break Camp

West Hants Historical Society Heritage Banquet @ Windsor Legion
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm
Princess Windsor Tea @ Hants Community War Memorial Center
Apr 9 @ 9:11 pm – 10:11 pm
Windsor West Hants Volunteer Awards @ Brroklyn Civic Center
Apr 14 @ 6:30 pm
Poultry Show @ Hants County Exhibition Arena
May 7 all-day
Dime Auction – Windsor Legion – May 7 12:00 @ Windsor Legion
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm