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Discover East Coast Fashion Event

Friday May 29, 2015 at 7:30pm – 11:59pm

As we set the stage for a vibrant, thriving fashion industry in Atlantic Canada, we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to invite potential donors and supporters for the chance to learn what the incubator is all about.

As our guest you will be introduced to a few of the designers who will be working out of the studio. Come get to know them, their muses and the background on their collections. See how we are building & growing the garment and fashion industry one designer at a time.

Have a drink meet designers and see their work. Learn how you can be a part of this new and exciting opportunity for Atlantic Canada.

There will also be a silent auction and all proceeds will go back to the incubator.

Black tie optional…style is not!

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12 Tides - A Wine Tasting Event

Thursday June 4, 2015 at 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Discover Nova Scotia’s premium white wine, Tidal Bay. For the first time, taste the new 2014 vintages of Tidal Bay side by side.

Challenge your palate at the blind tasting bar, enjoy award-winning Nova Scotia seafood and hear from special guest speaker, Tony Aspler, accomplished wine educator and Canada’s leading wine writer.

Each winery will be pouring their 2014 Tidal Bay along with two other exciting new wines. See why Nova Scotia is blazing the appellation trail and unveil your senses with wine and food while overlooking Halifax Harbour.

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Brigadoon's Wine & Dash

Sunday June 14, 2015

Save the date, runners, walkers and wine lovers! Brigadoon's newest event, Brigadoon's Wine & Dash, takes place Sunday, June 14, 2015 in Nova Scotia's Gaspereau Valley!

Participants will complete a 10 mile route on foot by running, walking or both and have an opportunity to experience Nova Scotia vineyards in a new way, by enjoying different flavors of Nova Scotia wine along the route! Domaine de Grand Pre*, Luckett Vineyards*, l'Acadie Vineyards*, Gaspereau Vineyards*, located along the route, will host a wine experience and water stop.

This event will bring the community together to create awareness and raise funds for Brigadoon Village, while enjoying some of the most scenic views and tasty wine that the Valley has to offer!

Registration opens Monday, January 19, 2015. For more information please contact Kerri Ann Hillier by emailing kerriann.hillier@brigadoonvillage.org or by phoning 1-888-471-5666.

Sausage Fest 2015
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Sausage Throwdown 2015

Saturday September 19, 2015 at 11:00am – 3:00pm

Join Local Connections Halifax the September for our first ever Sausage Throwdown. This event will be a competition between participating restaurants, and you will be the judge. Your ticket will include $20 in food tickets, 12-4oz. sample beers, a Belgian-style take-home glass, and access to the event. Entertainment TBA.

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Sausage O' the Night

Saturday September 19, 2015 at 5:30pm – 10:00pm

Join Local Connections Halifax this September for our first ever Sausage O The Night. This event will be a competition between participating restaurants, and you will be the judge. Your ticket will include $20 in food tickets, 12-4oz. sample beers, a Belgian-style take-home glass, and access to the event. Entertainment for this event will be the Mike Cowie Quartet, The Karaoke Kid (aka. John Shadow), and Devour! The Food Film Fest.

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Spirited Away in Lunenburg

Friday October 16, 2015 – Sunday October 18, 2015

Details coming soon.

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Devour! The Food Film Fest 2015

Wednesday November 4, 2015 – Sunday November 8, 2015

Foodies and film fans unite this fall to celebrate in the heart of Nova Scotia’s wine country for Devour! The Food Film Fest, the world’s largest food and film festival from November 4-8, 2015. Just one hour from Halifax, Wolfville, Nova Scotia is “Canada’s Secret Foodie Destination” (The Hollywood Reporter) and the “New Napa of the North” (Gusto TV), which makes it the perfect backdrop for this collision of food and film.

Revel in the newest food movies, take in a workshop on everything from food writing to wine pairings, snack at some of the hottest food trucks around, indulge in the pleasure of Kings County’s bounty on one of our experiential tours or dine red-carpet-style at one of the celebrity dinners to make it a full day. Better yet, buy a pass for the whole week and #EATITUP.