Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant is celebrating civic and cultural excellence with a new event series entitled, Evenings at Government House.
This exciting initiative will feature diverse presenters and performers from a range of communities across Nova Scotia including musicians, authors, scientists, sporting figures and more.
Several of the events will be presented in collaboration with community partners including the Halifax Mooseheads and Halifax Pop Explosion music festival.
“Mrs. Grant and I invite Nova Scotians, particularly those that have never visited Government House before, to join us in enjoying the exceptional talents of those that enrich civic and cultural life in our province,” said Lt.-Gov. Grant.
The series will be held at Government House, 1451 Barrington St., Halifax. All events will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m., are free and open to the public. Seating is limited and advance registration is required to attend. Registration for each event will open two weeks before the event and will be offered on a first-come first-served basis. Special registration process will apply for Mo Kenney’s performance on Oct. 22. Visit http://lt.gov.ns.ca for details on registration process for all events.
Scheduled events for the series include:
–discussion with Dominique Ducharme, head coach of the Halifax Mooseheads, Tuesday, Sept. 17
-vocal and drumming performance by Eastern Eagle, Tuesday, Oct. 8
–performance by singer/songwriter Mo Kenney in association with Halifax Pop Explosion, Tuesday, Oct. 22
–lecture by Sara Iverson, The Ocean Tracking Network: Insights Marine Animals Can Give Us Into Ocean Ecosystems and Change, Tuesday, Nov. 5
–lecture by A.J.B. Johnston, Louisbourg and the Twists of Time, Tuesday, Nov. 19
-Performance by Xara Choral Theatre, Tuesday, Dec. 3.