Launch of Fall 2019 Series of Evenings @ Government House

Friday, September 6, 2019

Their Honours The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia and Mrs. Patsy LeBlanc are pleased to announce the Fall 2019 Series of Evenings @ Government House. Three themes and anniversaries will be commemorated through this new series of public events.  They are the 75th Anniversary of the Nova Scotia Talent Trust, the 150th Anniversary of the Princess Louise Fusiliers, and the 10th Anniversary of the re-opening of Government House.

"Patsy and I are delighted to host our fifth series of Evenings at Government House since my appointment as Lieutenant Governor," said Lieutenant Governor LeBlanc. "These events are a wonderful opportunity to illustrate Nova Scotia’s rich history and showcase amazing performances in the setting of Government House, the ceremonial home of all Nova Scotians."

Scheduled events in the Fall 2019 Series are:

  • Tuesday, 24 September – The vocal ensemble Les Voix d'Acadie, the Francophone beacon choir in the Halifax Regional Municipality, will give a concert.

  • Tuesday, 8 October – To mark the 75th Anniversary of the Nova Scotia Talent Trust, Devin Huang, a scholarship recipient of the Talent Trust, will give a piano recital.

  • Tuesday, 22 October – In conjunction with the Halifax Pop Explosion, Leanne Hoffman will perform.

  • Tuesday, 5 November – To mark the 150th anniversary of a renowned Halifax based infantry regiment, noted Nova Scotian author Leo J. Deveau will give a presentation entitled, The Princess Louise Fusiliers: 150 Years of Service and Sacrifice.

  • Tuesday, 19 November – To commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the reopening of Government House, Dr. Christopher McCreery, Private Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia and Executive Director, will present on the oldest Vice Regal residence in Canada.

The Evenings @ Government House events are free and open to the public.  As seating is limited to 90, those wishing to attend must register beforehand.  People can register online at or by calling 902-424-7001.  

Registration for each event will open two weeks before the presentation on a first-come first-served basis.

All events are held at Government House, 1451 Barrington Street, Halifax.