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Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Winter 2023 Season of Evenings @ Government House

We are happy to announce the Winter 2023 Season of Evenings @ Government House! Join us every second Tuesday for free events that celebrate the culture, history and heritage of our province. All sessions begin at 7:00 PM and are followed by a dessert reception. Government House is located in downtown Halifax at 1451 Barrington Street. Parking is available on Barrington Street and in the surrounding area. The House is fully accessible. Registration Details : Online Registration Form: Click here Email Registration: LGOffice@novascotia.ca P hone Registration: 902-424-7001 Winter 2023 Season :...
Monday, January 9, 2023

Best Wishes for 2023

His Honour the Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc and Mrs. LeBlanc would like to thank Nova Scotians for their service, contributions to their communities and dedication to their professions over the past year. This work celebrates collective provincial traditions and strengthens relationships that bring meaning to our lives each day. A significant highlight of 2022 was the ability to open the ceremonial home of all Nova Scotians to guests once again. As the COVID-19 public health mandates made it possible to safely invite visitors to Government House and travel to communities across Nova Scotia,...
Monday, December 19, 2022

2023 New Year’s Day Levée

All Nova Scotians are invited to attend the annual New Year’s Day Levée on Sunday, January 1st, at Government House, Halifax. During the event, guests can exchange New Year’s greetings with the Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. LeBlanc, and visit the oldest vice-regal residence in North America. The New Year’s Day Levée will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Invitations or advanced registration are not required to attend. Government House is located at 1451 Barrington Street, Halifax. For information about parking, accessiblity and...
Monday, December 12, 2022

2022 Order of Nova Scotia Recipients

Five Nova Scotians who have made significant contributions to the province in a diverse range of fields, from public health to business mentorship, have been appointed to the Order of Nova Scotia. His Honour the Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, Chancellor of the Order of Nova Scotia, released the names of the Order’s newest members today, December 12. “It is my great pleasure to appoint five exemplary citizens to the Order of Nova Scotia,” said the Lieutenant Governor. “Their service and contributions have made long-lasting impressions on our historic record, cultural...
Monday, November 21, 2022

Evenings @ Government House with Tony Sampson

Join us on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 7:00 PM for a night about adventure and treasure hunting on Oak Island. Tony Sampson was a member of the cast and crew of the popular show The Curse of Oak Island, which covered archeological discoveries, the mythology and search for treasure on and around Oak Island. Today, Mr. Sampson leads Salty Dog Sea Tours, providing boat tours of Oak Island and the Mahone Bay area. The event is free and open to the public. Government House is located at 1451 Barrington Street, Halifax. Register today to reserve your seat! - Online registration: Evenings @...
Thursday, November 3, 2022

Evenings @ Government House with Aaron C. Lewis and Kimberley Fraser

Join us on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 7:00 PM for a night of music with Aaron C. Lewis. He will be joined on stage by Kimberley Fraser. Hailing from Cape Breton, Aaron C. Lewis has been a professional musician since he was 16 years old and has toured all over the world. He has travelled with The Carlton Showband and has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in the industry including Joe Diffie, Alabama, Tommy Hunter, The Osmonds, Prairie Oyster, and Charlie Pride. He also co-founded and performed with the popular trio The Three Pianos, who played sold out shows for over a decade...
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Evenings @ Government House, 50th Anniversary of the Playwrights Guild of Canada

Join us on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 7:00 PM for a night celebrating fifty years of excellence in Canadian theatre. Playwrights Catherine Banks, Josh MacDonal, and Lily Falk will read selections from their work, followed by a panel discussion. A full dessert reception will also be served. Catherine Banks Ms. Banks' works has been described as poetic, darkly humorous, courageous, and beautifully theatrical. Bone Cage premiered in 2007, and went on to win the Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama in 2008. It Is Solved By Walking won the Governor General’s Literary Award...

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