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Celebrate Victoria Day

Mon, 14 May 2012 by Polycorp

Victoria Day is the day set aside to recognize Queen Victoria’s birthday.  Always celebrated on the first Monday preceding May 25th, this year it’s on May 21st. Also known as the May Long Weekend or May 24th, it’s the unofficial kickoff to summer. Although not a statutory holiday in Nova Scotia, for many of you it’s a day off from work and out of school for your kids. Here are five ways to celebrate Victoria Day.

  1. Nothing marks kicking off the summer season like a BBQ. Gather your friends and family around your new homes in Wolfville or at Woodman’s Residences, and grill up all of your BBQ favorites.  Don’t forget the cake, after all it is Queen Victoria’s birthday!
  2. Victoria Day is a great time to sow or plant crops and plants because it’s pretty safe to say there should be no more frost until the autumn. The Annapolis Valley is a great spot to get plant materials since it’s farming country and the growing season starts early.  You may be able to find some good deals since some of the local shops have great deals on their supplies.  If you’re considering purchasing a lot at Woodman’s Grove, drive around the neighborhood to get some good gardening ideas.
  3. If you’re spending the weekend in the Annapolis Valley, stop in at the Festival Theatre in Wolfville to see the beloved musical Anne of Green Gables, great entertainment for all ages. 
  4. Get out of town during this long weekend. You can head to White Point beach to see how construction of the new lodge is coming along after the fire last fall.  Although the new lodge won’t be open until the fall of 2012, you can still enjoy golfing at the White Point Golf Club.  Just a little over two hours south from your new homes in Wolfville, NS, you and your family can enjoy other activities in the area such as the White Point walking trails, cycling trails or exploring Kejimkujic National Park.  Celebrate Victoria Day by getting out and enjoying the great outdoors.
  5. Find a fireworks show or fire them off in a safe place with your friends and family.

Polycorp hopes you have a wonderful and safe Victoria Day. Whether you take a trip or stay around your new homes in Wolfville, NS, enjoy and have fun!

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