July 2011

Upcoming events on the Halifax Waterfront

Here are a few upcoming events around us here at Bishop’s Landing. For a complete list of waterfront events head over to my-waterfront.ca.

August 1st – Natal Day (Most shops and services at Bishop’s Landing will be closed for the day.)

Continuing to Sun Aug 28 – Waterfront Swing Dancing at Tall Ships Quay
Sundays from 2-4 pm during the summer, you might find a group of swing dancers at Tall Ships Quay, weather permitting (located between Bishop’s Landing and NS Power – gazebo area). New participants and spectators welcome.

Continuing to Thu Sep 8 – Milonga at Tall Ships Quay

Argentine social tango on the Halifax Waterfront hosted by Tangonova.
Open to all who practice Argentine Tango – $5 suggested floor fee.Dancing will take place a number of Thursday evenings this summer starting June 30 from 6:30-9:30 pm.

Fri Jul 22 to Fri Aug 26 – alFresco filmFesto at Tall Ships Quay

The popular alFresco filmFesto outdoor summer series is back! Now in its 11th year, this family favourite takes place on the Halifax waterfront at dusk on Friday evenings. (Saturday evenings are rain dates).
The 2011 dates are Jul. 22, 29 and Aug. 5, 12 19 and 26. This season it’s the “Summer of Murray” – a great selection of Bill Murray hits, including our host night on Aug. 12.

Thu Aug 4 to Sun Aug 14 Halifax International Busker Fest on the Halifax Waterfront
Celebrating 25 years of Buskers!

Tue Aug 30 to Sun Sep 4 2011 SWATCH Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Junior World Championships at the Salter Block Parking Lot.
The five day tournament runs from Aug. 30 to Sept. 4 and will see over 400 delegates and athletes from more than 30 countries in Halifax for both the men’s and women’s championships.

Be sure to check back with us as we’ll post more events as we hear of them!

Wines of South America Tasting at Bishop’s Cellar

The wines of South America offer fantastic value for their quality and even better, they are perfect for summer! The big Malbecs and Cabernets can stand up to everything on the grill from hamburgers to tenderloins and the crisp whites pair wonderfully with summer salads or as an aperitif on the deck. Light snacks will be served to complement the wines.

Tickets are $10 at the door. Please RSVP via telephone (490-2675) or email.

Friday July 29th – Bishop’s Cellar
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Artscape 2011 at The Coal Wynd Gallery

Happening Now!

Join the team from One Stop Wood Shop/The Coal Wynd Gallery for Artscape 2011.

This long established group are showing for the first time at the Gallery in the Piazza at Bishop’s Landing. Drop by for some refreshments, live music by Duo Doucet and live painting demonstrations in the Piazza.

The show will run from 22nd July to the 6th August. Contact Jason Cullen for more information on 902 209 2731 or visit the website.

Mella Roman gifts at Maples Gallery

This work is from Mella Roman, the pattern is called Freedom and is inspired by the ocean. These pieces are hand painted. They make unique gifts for weddings, or any other special occasion. Read More »

Ayala Bar at Bedazzled

Bedazzled shows its latest line of stunning jewellery from Alaya Bar. Pop in store to see more of this beautiful collection!

Contact 902 429 3434 or visit their blog for more information.

Summer Sippers at Bishop’s Cellar

Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 & Vero Tasting
Friday July 8th, 2011
4:00pm – 7:00pm

“Nova Scotia is quickly becoming renowned for it’s crisp, aromatic white wines – and much of this success can be contributed to the exceptional Nova 7 and Vero offerings from Benjamin Bridge. With sun in the forecast, stop by and join winemaker Jean Benoit DesLauriers for a tasting of the newly released Vero and the perennial favourite Nova 7. This FREE tasting is the perfect opportunity to find out why these Nova Scotian delights are quickly becoming staples at our our favorite evenings on the patio.”

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT Benjamin Bridge Nova 7

The Halifax Jazz Festival 8-16th July

With two festival venues located right on our doorstep and most others within an easy walking distance, Bishop’s Landing is looking forward to welcoming all you jazz fans to our shops and restaurants.

To celebrate the start of the festival, we have two sets of VIP tickets to the Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Back Alley Big Band in the Festival Tent, this Sunday at 8pm to give away. Follow us on twitter for more details on how to win and good luck!

Tweet or Facebook us a picture of you enjoying the fun at Bishop’s Landing for your chance to win! 

Contest open to participants aged 19+. Tickets kindly donated by South West Properties Ltd.

Classic Corvettes TODAY at Bishop’s Landing

Head down to the waterfront at Bishop’s Landing today and take a look at the Corvette Club’s amazing selection of automobiles all along the waterfront.

What a great day for it! See you there!