Weekend events for Cumberland County

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AMHERST – Your weekend guide to enjoying more of Cumberland County.

Weekend events in Cumberland County

Saturday, April 5

Spring Talent Auction

6:30 p.m. dessert/viewing at Trinity United Church Oxford, followed by auction at 7 p.m.


Girl Guide Cookies

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Girl Guides selling chocolate and vanilla cookies door-to-door in Amherst.


Pancake Supper

2 to 6 p.m. at the Collingwood Firehall, 70 Wentworth-Collingwood Rd. Menu includes pancakes, sausages, homemade beans, brown bread, rolls, cake, tea, coffee or juice. Sponsored by the CDVFD Ladies Auxiliary.


Benefit for Scott Chapman

1 p.m to midnight at the Amherst Lions Club, 9 Electric St., Amherst. Live entertainment and live auction throughout the afternoon and evening. Face painting from 2 to 4 p.m. Proceeds to support Scott Chapman, recently diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).


Pancake Breakfast

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Southampton Community Centre featuring pancakes, fresh maple syrup, scrambled eggs and baked beans. Proceeds to support community initiatives.


Safe Talk Training and Community Forum

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Goal of community forum is to help community identify what is needed to make Cumberland County safe from suicide. Supported by Cumberland CAST Coalition.



9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Changes School of Hair Design, 8 Croft St., Amherst. Proceeds to support Cat Rescue Maritimers (CA-R-Ma). Call 667-3810 for more information.


Open Mic

7 p.m. at the Diligent River Community Hall.


Double D 4-H Breakfast

8 to 11 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge in Amherst. Call 667-7486 for tickets. Proceeds support Double D 4-H Club.



Sunday, April 6


Roast Beef Dinner

4 to 6 p.m at the RCAFA Association (105) Cumberland Wing, Havelock Street, Amherst. Call 667-9262 for more information. Free delivery within town limits.


Age of Sail AGM

2 p.m. at the FPW Fire Hal, Port Greville. Guest speaker Devin Trefry from Central Nova Tourist Association.



Organizations: Trinity United Church Oxford, Amherst Lions Club, Double D Southampton Community Centre Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre Changes School of Hair Design Diligent River Community Hall RCAFA Association Nova Tourist Association

Geographic location: Amherst, Cumberland County, Havelock Street Port Greville

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