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July 2021

Author Reading: Linda Pineo

July 6, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kings County Museum, 37 Cornwallis
Kentville, Nova Scotia Canada
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History told by those who lived it Berwick author records oral history of Kings County Berwick author Linda Pineo will be visiting the Kings County Museum on July 6, from 2 pm until 4 pm and sharing stories from her latest collection of local stories, Digging Up Roots.  For more than 20 years, Pineo has been gathering the oral history of the Annapolis Valley. She talks to local people about their lives and records their stories in their own words.…

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Meet shalan joudry

July 20, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kings County Museum, 37 Cornwallis
Kentville, Nova Scotia Canada

shalan joudry is a Mi'kmaw poet, playwright, oral storyteller and ecologist. Using her theatrical background, shalan brings Mi’kmaw stories to a new generation of listeners, as well as recounting personally crafted narratives that follow Mi’kmaw storying custom. Her first book of poetry, Generations Re-merging, was published by Gaspereau Press (2014) and her second book, Elapultiek, was published by Pottersfield Press (2019). Her second collection of poetry, Waking Ground, was published by Gaspereau Press (2020) and was recently shortlisted for the…

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September 2021

Valley Ghost Walk

September 2, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join Jerome the Gravekeeper and his ghostly friends at the Kings County Museum for an evening of family friendly historical productions of Ghost Talks. Space is limited, reserve your tickets!

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Marilyn Jones author reading

September 28, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kings County Museum, 37 Cornwallis
Kentville, Nova Scotia Canada
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Kings Historical Society’s Monthly Meeting plus Aunt Toni’s Diary: Author reading and discussion about the Nova Scotia Sanatorium. “From the time of its opening in 1904 until its closing in 1977, the Nova Scotia Sanatorium was a unique and valuable treatment institution for those suffering from the dreaded disease, tuberculosis. Referred to in earlier times as ‘galloping consumption,’ it was usually fatal.” Marilyn Jones Aunt Toni’s Diary is an account of one woman’s time at ‘The San.’

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October 2021

Valley Ghost Walks

October 1, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kings County Museum, 37 Cornwallis
Kentville, Nova Scotia Canada
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Join Jerome the Gravekeeper and his ghostly friends at the Kings County Museum for an evening of family friendly historical productions of Ghost Talks. Space is limited, reserve your tickets!

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Clary Croft

October 2, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kings County Museum, 37 Cornwallis
Kentville, Nova Scotia Canada
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Beloved folklorist, storyteller, and performer spins the tale of his fifty-year career in the arts in Nova Scotia, featuring The Privateers, Helen Creighton, and more. “I have led a charmed life. I know that, and I am grateful every day.”— Clary Croft   Space is limited, reserve your tickets by calling 902-678-6237, or emailing info@kingscountymuseum.ca

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Kings County Museum’s Harvest Fest Show and Shine

October 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kentville Centre Square Kentville, Canada + Google Map

The Kings Historical Society is hosting a classic car show in Centre Square in Kentville. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. car show from 10-2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct 9. Open to all vintage and classic cars, prizes presented for Best in Show, People's Choice and the top 10 vehicles chosen by drivers. This fundraiser will benefit the Kings County Museum.

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Spooky night at the Museum

October 21, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Lou, the teller of tales (AKA Maynard Stevens) will set the stage for a night of classic tales and historic tidbits in time for Halloween. "Did our ancestors believe in Witches?" Bria Stokesbury explores this question with a special emphasis on the New England Planters. And historian Dan Conlin will be here with tales of the unexplained.

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Amateur radio in Kings County

October 26, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kings County Museum, 37 Cornwallis
Kentville, Nova Scotia Canada
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Kings Historical Society’s Monthly Meeting plus Al Penney, of Annapolis Valley Amateur Radio Club.   Would you like to talk to astronauts in the International Space Station?  Make friends around the world?  Build electronic projects?  Assist your community in times of disaster?  Keep in touch when traveling off the beaten path?  If so, then welcome to wonderful world of Amateur Radio!  

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Valley Ghost Walks

October 28, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kings County Museum, 37 Cornwallis
Kentville, Nova Scotia Canada
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Join Jerome the Gravekeeper and his ghostly friends at the Kings County Museum for an evening of family friendly historical productions of Ghost Talks. Space is limited, reserve your tickets!

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