Shakespeare by the Sea
September 1—Another season of theatre al fresco wraps up, with two performances of Snow White at Point Pleasant Park.
September 6—The Irish crooner always packs ‘em in when he visits Halifax. See him at the Dalhousie Arts Centre on University Avenue.
September 7—It’s an evening of great music for a good cause, as the Dalhousie Arts Centre on University Avenue hosts the Surf Sing Change concert in support of the OCD Collective and Autism Nova Scotia. Comedian Shaun Majumder emcees; Sam Roberts, Matt Mays and Brian Byrne perform.
September 12—The Monty Python alum drops into the Dalhousie Arts Centre on his Last Time To See Me Before I Die tour.
A matter of taste
A culinary walking tour with Local Tasting Tours is a unique way to discover Halifax like a local, exploring cuisine, culture and people. Tours, offered daily, include generous tastings of delectable Nova Scotian fare from homegrown shops and eateries in the historic downtown. Join entertaining guides on daytime and evening rambles.
September 12—Last season, the Halifax Mooseheads won hockey’s toughest prize, winning the national major-junior hockey championship, the Memorial Cup. Now, they embark on a new season, looking to defend their title. This month, they meet one of their biggest rivals, the Moncton Wildcats, at the Halifax Metro Centre on Duke Street on September 12.
September 14—It’s the final auto race of the year: the Pro Stock Tour Season Finale.
September 17—Artistic Director George Pothitos leads the company through another season of live theatre, beginning with a contemporary take on The Comedy of Errors.
September 22—The Word on the Street celebrates the printed word, with readings, book signings, vendors, kids’ events and more. This year, author and media personality Jian Ghomeshi headlines, reading from his debut novel, 1982. Look for the festival tents on the Halifax Waterfront, adjacent to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic on Lower Water Street.
Cue the music