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8 Things You Should Know About Nova Scotia’s Tree for Boston

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2017 marks the 100th anniversary year of the Halifax Explosion that occurred in the Halifax harbour in 1917. When the explosion struck, killing nearly 2,000 people and leaving hundreds more injured and homeless, Boston sent medical personnel and supplies to relieve the city’s rescue efforts.

For decades Nova Scotians have commemorated Boston’s kindness by sending a Nova Scotian Christmas tree to our southern neighbours each year. Here are a few interesting facts you may not have known about Nova Scotia’s Tree for Boston:

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Where to Pick the PERFECT PUMPKIN in Halifax

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With beautiful leafy landscapes, delicious seasonal eats and delightful outdoor activities, autumn in Halifax is absolutely amazing. The season brings corn mazes, ghost stories and, most importantly, pumpkin picking!

Every fall, locals flock to their favourite farmers’ market or pumpkin patch in search of the best one around. Whether it’s to carve into a Halloween masterpiece or bake into a tasty treat, here are the top places to pick your perfect pumpkin this year.

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Top 5 Places to Experience Fall Colour in Halifax

Fall is in the air, bringing crisp air and pops of yellow and red to the trees. If you love vibrant landscapes and colourful leaves, then be sure to check out our favourite places to experience fall colours in Halifax.

Pro tip: experiences can be heightened when paired with a pumpkin-spiced-anything and indie-folk playlists.

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Fall for Halifax: 7 Things to Do in Halifax This October

Everyone knows winter can be long, spring is a fling and summer is all about the endless chase, but fall… fall in Halifax is easy to fall in love with.

So, say hello to October and get a load of this month’s hottest happenings from new bars opening, museum shows and exciting new attractions, to city wide art crawls, explosive music festivals and haunted houses.

Here are seven things you won’t want to miss this October:  Continue reading