Ryan Harvey | Waterfront Concert Series 2018

As part of the downtown merchant’s waterfront concert series we were pleased to catch Ryan Harvey and Noah Shankel perform on July 20 at the waterfron gazebo. In this performance Ryan Harvey plays a song he wrote and just recorded to CD; “Letter to Jesus”. Ryan can be reached at: https://www.facebook.com/ryan.harvey.10441

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Show Day – British Motor Fest 2018

With over 150 cars registered for the day’s event, motor car enthusiasts will be thrilled with the array and display of vehicles at today’s British Motor Fest in Windsor hosted at King’s Edgehill School. 

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Zak Miller with Sarah McInnis Waterfront Concert Series 2018

The WBES (Downtown Merchants) waterfront concert series got off to a musical start with its first performance of the summer featuring Zakary Miller with Sarah McInnis.

The duo performed a variety of original pieces with Zak Miller on guitar and gazoo with Sarah McInnis providing fiddle accompaniment.

We were fortunate to capture a couple of their tunes and with permission are pleased to share one of them here,  “Far From Home” by Zakary Miller.

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British Motor Fest 2018 – in Windsor NS

A special weekend in Windsor NS as the British motor fest descends upon Windsor. A marvelous opportunity to view vintage and new era automobiles from British manufacturers. A selection of the autos can be seen below.

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Avon Community Market – July 8th

The Avon Community Market opened on June 2nd of this year to a cool spring day. The patrons and vendors however were not put off by the weather and one-month-in, the market has firmly entrenched itself as a mainstay of the local community.

The vendors have grown and so too has the market’s following. Vendors include, Wayfarers Ale, Schoolhouse Brewery, Tan Coffee, Nippers Fish and Chip wagon, a fresh seafood seller, Lillies of the Valley Floral shop and so many more.  

The market is held weekly on Sunday’s from 10 am to 2 pm. 

  

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Avon River Rats 6 over the East Hants Penguins 3

Last evening the Avon River Rats notched a 6 to 3 victory over the East Hants Penguins.

 
Will Earley tended the nets for the River Rats with goals scored by each of Samuel MacLellan and Samuel Plourde and doubles for Tyler Lapierre (one with a penalty shot) and Logan Cleveland.
 
 
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Avon View Avalanche 10-0 Victory over Yarmouth Vikings

Boys high school hockey league action saw Avon View Avalanche shut out the Yarmouth Vikings with a decisive 10-0 victory Saturday night.

The shutout for the night was picked up by goalie Ryan Jillett. Avon View’s offense picked up five goals in the first period, one in the second and then added 4 in the third for its 10 goal victory.

Avalanche goal scorers included Will Caines, Hayden Burgess, Quinten Rafuse and Zack Eldridge with one goal each. Two goals each are attributed to Liam Parker (2), Jacob Caldwell (2), and Ethan Salesman (2).

 

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In Remembrance – 2017 Hants County War Memorial

Today in tribute and honor of those who served, died and continue to serve – many hundreds of members of the community came out to the annual Remembrance Day service. The service is coordinated annually by the Royal Canadian Legion and hosted in front of the Hants Community War Memorial Center at Victoria Park.

 

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Canada Gate – Remembrance Memorial

From Falmouth Nova Scotia to Passchendaele France an artistic memorial designed by Nancy Keating and sculpted by Al Simm will be installed for this year’s Remembrance Day in Passchendaele. 

 

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Valley Maple Leafs defeat Cumberland Blues 6 to 3

It was a back and forth game fought in front of the net as the Valley Maple Leafs hosted and defeated the Cumberland Blues on Sunday afternoon with a 6 to 3 score.

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