multi-use / civic events & facilities

Hosting a wide variety of community events, these venues are used extensively and form a vital part of Annapolis County life. Booking in one of these civic facilities or events can be a valuable addition to an area touring schedule. 

Civic Facilities

oakdene community centre

The arts-friendly community of Bear River is home to this wonderful centre, which seats approx. 200. The Oakdene hosts music and events of all kinds!

BOOKING: Ken Flett,
(902) 467-1211

43 Chute Road
Bear River, NS B0S1B0

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Royal Canadian Legions

annapolis / port royal legion

The Legion hosts music weekly, from open mics and jam sessions to concerts. Their musical events are a local favourite. The facility features two performing spaces -the lounge for more casual gatherings, and the auditorium for larger or more formal events. Auditorium capacity is about 160 and the bar holds about 100. Some audio equipment available.

BOOKING: Noel Young,
66 Victoria St, Annapolis Royal, NS B0S 1A0

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Additional Legion Branches

Branch 22
1877 Clementsvale Rd
Bear River, NS

Branch 33

20 Jeffery St
Bridgetown, NS

Branch 122

2008 NS Trunk 1
Clemensport, NS

Lawrencetown Legion

Branch 112

490 Main St.
Lawrencetown, NS

Branch 1

205 Marshall St.
Middleton, NS

Area Events & Entertainment

Annapolis valley exhibition

The Valley Ex is Annapolis County’s annual fair and exhibition, held in mid-August. Music on various stages during the week-long event.

BOOKING: Gidget Oxner,
Lawrencetown, NS

first fridays in annapolis royal

First Friday of the month, seasonally, May-October. Music and other festivities held throughout downtown Annapolis Royal. Sponsored by the Annapolis Royal Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Annapolis Royal.

BOOKING: Holly Sanford,

Annapolis Royal, NS

port george country jamboree

Annual festival held in late July combines 11 hours of live country music with fabulous food, a 200 table all-day Flea Market, a pancake breakfast, activities for kids, supper and camping. It is held outdoors on the Bay of Fundy shore. Sponsored by the Kingston, Middleton, Lawrencetown Lions Clubs and the Community of Port George, NS.

BOOKING: 902-825-6152

Port George, NS

upper clements park

Amusement Park and Adventure Park  located just west of Annapolis Royal. Seasonal. Music and other entertainment throughout the season.

BOOKING: 902-532-7557

Upper Clements, NS B0S 1A0P