Yuletide in Lunenburg - Weekend 2

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Two weekends of festive family events in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia!

Weekend 2

Friday, December 6th

  • Merchant Shopping Party - shops open until 9:00 p.m. In-store specials, refreshments, etc.

Saturday, December 7th

  • Lighting of the Vessels and Fireworks! - 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Fisheries Museum Parking Lot
  • Lunenburg Christmas Craft Festival - 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at the Community Centre, Curling Club, and Bluenose Academy gymnasium

Sunday, December 8th

  • Lunenburg Christmas Craft Festival - 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Community Centre, Curling Club, and Bluenose Academy gymnasium

For more visit the Facebook event page for Yuletide and for the Craft Festival or "read more" below for the Lighting of the Vessels program poster.

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Town Council Meeting Agenda - December 10, 2019

Council Dec 10 2019

The last Council Meeting of 2019 is being held on Tuesday, December 10th at 5:15 p.m. The public is welcome!   

Highlights of the Agenda  

Public Presentations
  • Lunenburg Art Gallery overview.
  • Bicycle Nova Scotia on Phase 3 of the Blue Route Hubs Bikeway Project in the Town of Lunenburg.
  • Cermaq Canada Ltd. information presentation on proposed Provincial option to lease Pollock Point to New Harbour Point for aquaculture.

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Parking Control Notice - Sat Dec 7, 2019

Please note that Bluenose Drive will be closed to traffic between Montague Street and Rum Row during Yuletide in Lunenburg's Lighting of the Vessels event, taking place from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 7th. The parking lot at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic will also not be available, as it is being used for the event.

Please plan your travel accordingly, and have a great night!

A schedule of the event is available below the "read more".

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Town Council Digest - November 26, 2019

Unfinished Business
  • Council passed an amendment to Policy #79 Sponsorship that bans alcohol and other regulated substances from sponsoring Town events and facilities that are targeted to youth and families.
  • Municipal Election 2020: Town Solicitor Patrick Burke, Q.C., was appointed as the Returning Officer.
  • Public Works: Council approved a Watershed Protection annual plan review.
  • Public Works: A Municipality of the District of Lunenburg request to supply Town water to a resident of Garden Lots was denied at this time based on current infrastructure. Town and County officials will continue to work together on a solution. 

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Trees Decorated for Yuletide

Tree decorating

The trees around the Lunenburg Heritage Bandstand are gradually getting decorated by the organizations who contributed one for the Lighting of the Christmas Trees this Saturday evening (November 30 at 7:00 p.m.) Recreation Director Kelly Cunningham put the baubles on the Town's tree on Tuesday.

For the latest information on Yuletide, see the Lunenburg Board of Trade's Facebook event page here or "read more" for the event poster.

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Welcome to Lunenburg

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There was a wonderful turnout at last night’s Newcomers Welcome Reception at Town Hall.

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Announcement from Mayor's Office

Friday, November 1, 2019 – As we pass the one-year marker that sees municipal leaders across the province thinking ahead to next October’s election, I have taken time to reflect on my own priorities and aspirations and I have decided not to reoffer as Mayor of the Town of Lunenburg. While coming to this decision is difficult, I make it feeling good in the knowledge that I have contributed positively to my beloved hometown and with the confidence that Lunenburg’s future is bright. 

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Enviro-Depots for Household Waste Disposal

BEFORE dropping off household hazardous waste, please CHECK what materials a depot can take.

Kaizer Meadow

The Town of Lunenburg disposes residential curbside waste at Kaizer Meadow Environmental Management Centre, 450 Kaizer Meadow Road along Highway 14 in Lunenburg County.

For household hazardous waste, check here to see if Kaizer Meadow can take what you want to dispose of. If unsure, please call first at 902-275-2330.

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