The final countdown: Make your plans for Tide Fest 2019

LANTZ: East Hants’ third annual homecoming weekend, Tide Fest 2019, is about to descend upon the East Hants Sportsplex in Lantz, this July 11 through 14. Take a look at the list below for a rundown: LOCAL MUSIC: Thursday, July 11 See Enfield’s hometown hero Classified with special guest David Myles, and openers including JRDN,...

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Adult Soccer Tournament added to the schedule for Tide Fest 2019

LANTZ: In a newly-forged community partnership, Tide Fest and the East Hants Soccer Club are excited to offer a brand new activity for the adult soccer community in East Hants. On Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13, co-ed teams will battle it out in a recreational soccer tournament as part of East Hants’ homecoming...

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Washer Toss Tournament Builds Strong Community Partnerships

ENFIELD: If you visit Corridor Community Options for Adults (CCOA) this time of year, the noise of sawing and nailing and the smell of fresh paint would be a telltale sign that Tide Fest 2019 is just around the corner. The workshop and its team are responsible for building the washer toss boxes for the...

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Get Ready for Year Three: East Hants Tide Fest Celebrates Return July 12-14

With less than two months left on the countdown clock, the team behind East Hants Tide Fest is getting ready for the wave of excitement to hit once again. Heralded as the “biggest event of the summer”, the large-scale homecoming festival held at the East Hants Sportsplex is now entering its third year. A fully...

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Tide Fest breaks Guinness World Record

LANTZ: Known for the highest tides in the World, East Hants can now lay claim to the World’s Largest Washer Toss tournament after the Guinness Book of World Records officially verified an a record attempt by the Come Home East Hants Association earlier this week. The record breaking washer toss tournament, which was held during...

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East Hants “This is Us” will play Oct. 4

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1uqh4ghIpc[/embedyt]   MILFORD: East Hants This is Us will make its’ hometown premiere on Oct. 4 at Hants East Rural High School in Milford. East Hants: This is Us  was made possible with funding from the Province of Nova Scotia Communities, Culture and Heritage as part of Canada 150. The film explores the deep...

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EDITORIAL: The power of volunteers

From July 13-15, the second annual Tide Fest homecoming celebrations filled the East Hants Sportsplex. The event was more like a handful events in one. Hundreds, if not thousands filled the Sportsplex, for the 2018 Induction ceremony for the East Hants Sports Heritage Society Hall of Fame; the music festival; the ball hockey; the Atlantic...

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Chill Street, Tide Fest team up to launch cider

ELMSDALE: Nothing compliments a warm summer day like an ice-cold cider. Unless it’s a cider that gives back to local communities. Chill Street Brewery in Elmsdale has joined forces with organizers of Tide Fest, to launch Tide Fest Cider, a honey mango crisp summer drink. Brewery owner Barry MacLeod launched the cider on June 15....

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World’s largest washer toss tournament returns to East Hants

LANTZ: In a few short weeks on July 14 and 15, the East Hants Sportsplex is welcoming back hundreds of washer toss enthusiasts for the second-annual World’s Largest Washer Toss Tournament. Organized as part of the many festivities at Tide Fest, this event unofficially broke a World Record in 2017 with nearly 600 participants from...

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Tide Fest Community Fair back at this year’s event

LANTZ: Tide Fest is back again this year with two days full of fun and free activities for the whole family. On July 14-15, Ice Pad B of the East Hants Sportsplex will once again be home to the Tide Fest Community Fair! This year’s Community Fair builds on the success of last year, bringing...

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