Program of Activities

We are very excited to announce our summer program for 2024.

This year we have some amazing new workshops to offer, as well as some of your favourites from last year.

For the music scene we’re also very excited to see many of last year’s bands come back to perform.

All the events are listed below and they also appear, along with further details, on our Facebook Page. You can also seek further information by contacting us by email at scott.manor@ns.sympatico.ca.


June 2024

  • 1 Bedford Horticultural Society Plant Sale -– 9 am to until the plants are gone (Saturday – on the grounds) [rain date on 2 June]
  • 1 Lions Pantry Food Drive – 9 am to until the pantry is full (Saturday – on the grounds ) [rain date on 2 June]
  • 20 June – An Evening of Outdoor Meditation and Yoga, with Andrew Horsman – 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm (Thursday – on the grounds)
  • 24 June – 30 August – Museum open to the public
    • daily hours – 11 am to 4 pm – Tours and Exhibit
    • 250 years of Bedford History – (runs 24 June through 28 July)
  • 29 – Georgian Social2 pm – 4 pm (Saturday – in the house)
    • the public is invited to get together, on the grounds and inside the Scott Manor House
    • this is a chance to drink lemonade, munch on oatcakes, and mingle with the Chair and volunteers of the Fort Sackville Foundation
    • you will be able to chat with your Member of Parliament, your Legislative Representative and your HRM Councilor

July 2024

  • 1st – Happy Canada Day – come and join us!
  • 1 July – 31 July – Museum open to the Public
    • daily hours – 11 am to 4 pmTours and Exhibit
    • 250 Years of Bedford History (runs 24 June through 28 July)
  • 1 July – 31 July (daily 2 pm – 4 pm)we will happily welcome you to our Tea Room
    • come and enjoy tea and oatcakes, or ice cream if you wish, all served by our volunteers – bring cash
  • 1 – Yoga with Maureen – 11 am – 12 am (Monday – on the grounds)
  • 4 – Chebucto Big Band – 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm (Thursday – on the grounds) [rain date 11 July]
  • 8 – Yoga with Maureen – 11 am – 12 am (Monday – on the grounds)
  • 10 – An Afternoon of Family Fun – 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm (Wednesday – on the grounds) [rain date 17 July: 10:00 am – 11:30 am]
  • 15 – Yoga with Maureen – 11 am – 12 am (Monday – on the grounds)
  • 17 – Lakeview Jam Band1 pm – 3 pm (Wednesday – on the grounds) [rain date 24 July]
  • 18 – [SOLD OUT] Flower Arranging Workshop – 2 pm – 3 pm (Thursday – on the grounds) [rain date 19 July]
  • 18 – Dartmouth Concert Band – 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm (Thursday – on the grounds) [rain date 25 July]
  • 29 – Yoga with Maureen11 am – 12 am (Monday – on the grounds)
  • 29 – ConBrio Consort Band – 2:00 pm

August 2024

  • 1 August – 28 August – Museum open to the Public
    • daily hours – 11 am to 4 pm – Tours, Exhibits and Workshops
  • 1 August – 28 August – Tea Room volunteers welcome the public
    • Tea Room daily hours – 2 pm – 4 pm
  • 1 – 2nd Chance Band – 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm (Thursday – on the grounds) [rain date 8 August]
  • 2 – Guided Trail Walk – on the Mill Pond Trail – 2 pm (Friday – on the grounds) [rain date 3 August]
  • 2 – 2D Painting with Workshop – 1 pm – 3 pm (Friday – in the house)
  • 2 – An Intimate Concert – with Celtic singer/harpist Adira Jackson – 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm (Friday – inside the House, in the North Room)
  • 5 – Happy Natal Day – come and Join us!
  • 5Yoga with Maureen – 11 am – 12 am (Monday – on the grounds)
  • 5 Crazy Chicken Painting Workshop – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm (Monday – on the grounds weather permitting)
  • 6-9 – Rug Hooking demo and display – 11 am – 4 pm (daily – in the house)
  • 7 – Quoits Tournament – 2 pm – 4 pm (Wednesday – on the grounds)
  • 10 – Card Making Workshop – 1 pm – 3 pm (Saturday – in the house)
  • 11-16 – Plein Air Event – (daily in the neighbourhoods surrounding the house)
  • 12Yoga with Maureen – 11 am – 12 am (Monday – on the grounds)
  • 12 Driftwood Tree Workshop – 12:00 – 1:30 pm (Monday – on the grounds) [already sold out!!]
  • 14 – Learn to Henna Workshop – 11:30 am – 1 pm (Wednesday – in the house)
  • 14 – Lakeview Jam Band – 1 pm – 3 pm (Wednesday – on the grounds) [rain date 21 August]
  • 15 – Traditional Aboriginal Beading Workshop – 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm (Thursday – in the house)
  • 15 – 2nd Chance Orchestra – 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm (Thursday – on the grounds) [rain date 22 August]
  • 17 – Palettes and Pigments Plein Air – Quick Draw Event and Art Display – 8:30 am – 4 pm (Saturday – on the grounds)
  • 17 – Paper Quilled Strawberry Earrings Workship – 1 pm – 5 pm (Saturday – in the house)
  • 18 August – 23 August – Palettes and Pigments Plein Air Art Show and Sale – 11 am – 4 pm (daily – in the house)
  • 19 Yoga with Maureen – 11 am – 12 am (Monday – on the grounds)
  • 24 – Cookie Decorating Workshop – 1 pm – 3 pm (Saturday – in the house)
  • 26 Yoga with Maureen – 11 am – 12 am (Monday – on the grounds)
  • 26 – Driftwood Tree Workshop – 12:00 – 1:30 pm (Monday – on the grounds)
  • 28 – Tea Room Very Last Day – 2 pm – 4 pm
  • 28 – Museum Last Day11 am – 4 pm
  • 29 – Museum and Tea Room Closed for the Season

Thank you to the many volunteers, presenters, guilds, artists, and performers who bring excitement and draw visitors to Scott Manor House every summer.

We are fortunate to be part of such a vibrant and caring community!

Scroll to Top