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Christmas with Ray Legere and Acoustic Horizon

Saturday, December 8, 2018 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Community Credit Union Business Innovation Centre, 5 Ratchford St.
Get into the Christmas spirit bluegrass style this year with Ray Legere and Acoustic Horizon. Tickets $15 advance - $20 at the door and available at CFTA Studios 80 Church St Amherst, Rod Allen's Used Cars in Sackville or reserve yours by calling 902-660-1079. Sure to be a sold out show, one you won't forget!

 

Family First New Years Eve

Monday, December 31, 2018  6:00 - 8:00 PM
Amherst Stadium, 185 Church St.
Ring in the new year with skating, ice colouring, horse & wagon rides, live music, photo booth, and a rooftop fireworks show! All activities are free of charge. Tobacco and alcohol-free.

 

The Vancouver Chamber Choir

Saturday, March 9, 2019 7:30 pm
Trinity-St. Stephen's United Church, 1 Ratchford St.
The Vancouver Chamber Choir is one of Canada's oldest professional choral treasures and they are stopping in Amherst as part of their cross-Canada tour. Jon Washburn, the choir's conductor for more than forty years, is retiring. So, don't miss his final tour with the choir! For more information, visit www.tssuc.com

 

2019 Fred Page Cup

May 1-5, 2019
Amherst Stadium, 185 Church St.
Passes are $69 and include all games, including playoffs.

 

Rawlins Cross

Thursday, May 9, 2019 7:30 pm
Trinity-St. Stephen's United Church, 1 Ratchford St.
After a several-year hiatus, one of Canada's most accomplished and beloved Celtic bands is back, right here in Amherst! They'll feature both new songs and traditional oldies which will give you a chance to sing along and get your toes tapping.  For more information, visit www.tssuc.com

Major Festivals

Amherst Winter Carnival: February. Celebrate heart, culture, and play with more than 100 activities over seven days. Highlights include a chili challenge, live entertainment, art classes, skating parties, an outdoor play day, and Heritage Day activities.

Bordertown Biker Bash: July. Annual motorcycle rally with tours of scenic Nova Scotia, a burnout competition, stunt shows, live music, and a live concert.

Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival: October. Atlantic Canada's largest fiber arts festivals with exciting creative workshops, stunning exhibits, and hands-on demonstrations.

 

Registration for Local Performers & Entertainers Master List

Please fill out the below form if you are a performer looking to register on this master list. The information will be kept on file in the event a performance is needed for a future event but please be advised it does not guarantee a booking.

Performer/Entertainer Registration