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Valley Recreation Departments Share Their Top Picks for Getting Outside This Summer

Valley Recreation Departments Share Their Top Picks for Getting Outside This Summer Kentville’s Top Picks -Play at Memorial Park (check out the Skatepark, Splashpad, Outdoor Pool, Tennis/Pickleball and Basketball Courts, Playgrounds, Soccer and Baseball Fields and the Playbox). -Come to a free concert at Oakdene Park (every other Thursday night starting July 4th, 6:30-8pm) -Cool off in the Kentville Ravine (explore the Ravine to escape from the summer heat) -Check out some great outdoor events in Kentville (including the Community Camp Out, Chalk Art Festival, Multicultural Festival, and more!) Favourite Program: Our equipment loan program! We have equipment available at…
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Best of the Bunch 2018 Results

Here are the results of the Best of the Bunch 2018 reader survey! Food & Drink Winner Runner Up Best restaurant (casual) The Naked Crepe Bistro Noodle Guy Best restaurant (fine dining) Troy Restaurant Le Caveau Best pub food Paddy’s Pub King’s Arms Best Takeout/Delivery House of Dough Jonny’s Cookhouse Best Cafe T.A.N. Just Us Best burger Johnny’s Cookhouse TIE! Library Pub & Paddy’s Pub Best pizza House of Dough Lightfoot & Wolfville Best sandwich Edible Art Cafe Hill’s Grills Panini Press & Tea House Best bakery Sourdough Country Bakery Kate’s Bakery Best butcher Canning Village Meat Market Meadowbrook Farm…
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FESTIVAL GUIDE 2019

FESTIVAL GUIDE 2019 May 9-10 MAYWORKS FESTIVAL Wolfville donnaholmes712@gmail.com – May 29 – June 3 ANNAPOLIS VALLEY APPLE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL The Valley, NS appleblossom.com – June 7-8 PORT WILLIAMS DAYS Port Williams, NS portwilliams.com – June 13 – 16 ROOTS TO BOOTS FESTIVAL Louisbourg & Chéticamp, NS festivalracinesetbottines.ca rootstobootsfestival.ca – June 15 -16 DEVIL’S HALF ACRE MOTORCYCLE EVENT Kentville, NS devilshalfacremotorcyclerally.ca – JUNE 21-23 FULL CIRCLE FESTIVAL & SUMMER SOLSTICE POP-UP MARKET Newport Landing, NS fullcirclefestival.ca – June 22 KENTVILLE CHALK AND ART FESTIVAL Kentville, NS kentville.ca – June 22 TEDDY BEAR JAMBOREE Falmouth, NS falmouthcommunityhall@gmail.com – June 22 –…
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The 2017 Best of the Bunch Grapevine Results

The Grapevine’s 2017 ‘Best of the Bunch’ Results! We received a huge response to our second annual ‘Best of the Bunch’ survey. Thank you to everyone who participated! What a great selections of place to visit, things to do, and experiences not to miss in the Valley. While you are out and about, watch for The Grapevine’s ‘Best of the Bunch’ sticker in the windows of these top-voted businesses. Food & Drink Best restaurant: Troy Runner up: The Naked Crepe Bistro Best fine dining restaurant: Blomidon Inn Restaurant Runner up: Le Caveau Best pub food: Paddy’s Pub Runner up: King’s…
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Best of the Bunch 2017 Survey

It’s that time again! We were excited to get so many responses to our inaugural Best of the Bunch survey last year – so we’re doing it again this year. We love getting suggestions from our readers, so this time you’ll notice a few new categories! For those who submit a survey, one lucky winner will receive a Grapevine tote bag, a Kitchen Party Cookbook by Jenny Osburn and a box of tasty artisanal chocolates! Click here to enter the survey!

The Best of the Bunch 2016 Results

Food & Drink Best Restaurant (fine dining) WINNER – Troy 12 Elm Avenue, Wolfville troyrestaurant.ca Runner Up – Blomidon Inn 195 Main Street, Wolfville blomidon.ns.ca Best restaurant (casual) WINNER – Union Street Café 183 Commercial Street, Berwick unionstreetcafe.ca Runner Up – Paddy’s Irish Pub & Rosie’s Restaurant 46 Aberdeen Street, Kentville 460 Main Street, Wolfville paddyspub.ca Best Venue for Drinks WINNER – The Library Pub & Merchant Wine Bar Tavern 472 Main Street, Wolfville thelibrarypub.ca Runner Up – The Spitfire Arms Alehouse 29 Water Street, Windsor spitfirearms.com Best Craft Beer WINNER– Schoolhouse Brewery 40 Water Street, Windsor schoolhousebrewery.ca Runner Up…
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Best of the Bunch Survey

We all know that this valley is filled with fantastic restaurants, great shops, beautiful places to visit, and friendly folks. Now we want you to spin through that rolodex in your mind of great experiences, pick your favourites, and have your say in who we shower with love, attention, and the glory of being: The Best of the Bunch! For those who submit a survey, one lucky winner will receive a special Annapolis Valley Gift Basket Extraordinaire! Click here to enter the survey!