Lawrencetown, Windsor exhibitions impacted by provincial suspension prompted by COVID-19

Devoted exhibition goers eagerly waiting to return to crowded midways with fair games, twirling rides and tasty treats can expect new twists on old traditions this summer. The Exhibition Association of Nova Scotia (EANS) recently announced that physical exhibitions and fairs involving face-to-face interactions will be suspended for the upcoming season.

2020 Announcement

The Exhibitions Association of Nova Scotia announced the suspension of all physical exhibitions and fairs for the 2020 season. The association also announced all other activities on exhibition and fair grounds must meet guidelines as outlined by Nova Scotia’s Medical Officer of Health.

2019 Valley Ex light horse show results from Lawrencetown

Results from the Annapolis Valley Exhibition light horse show that ran from Aug. 12 to 17 in Lawrencetown

Crowds line Lawrencetown's Main Street as Valley Ex parade makes its way to official opening

Hundreds lined Main Street in Lawrencetown just after supper Aug. 12 as the Annapolis Valley Exhibition Parade made its way through town to the exhibition grounds and the official opening ceremonies at the main ring.

Forgotten Nova Scotia community irresistible for Paradise couple

One topic in particular that held Dave’s interest for several years is the mysterious settlement of Roxbury, a logging community that flourished deep in the woods of Annapolis County in the 1800s. It was abandoned after the local logging industry faltered. However, it became famous in provincial folklore as a ghost town. Dave sensed there was a story to be told that would hold the attention of readers. So, he spent hours searching through historical records in the provincial archives, sifting through documents such as deeds, as well as church and school records.

Camper crash stunt a big hit at Lawrencetown’s Redneck Rodeo

t’s a good thing Jack Pearle wasn’t at home when they drove the big Ford truck through the side of his travel trailer. It was all part of the show at the third annual Redneck Rodeo at the Annapolis Valley Exhibition grounds in Lawrencetown Sunday evening July 8.

Home Again - New manager has passion for the Valley, exhibition, and horses

Gidget Oxner used to compete at the Annapolis Valley Exhibition. Now she’s the manager. For her it’s been a homecoming because she grew up in Middleton. After almost 20 years away she’s back and she’s loving it. Valley Ex board chair Dave Logie said Oxner is the right person for the job.

Bigfoot, Redneck Rodeo at Valley Exhibition grounds July 8-10

Bigfoot is just one part of a weekend like none before at the Annapolis Valley Exhibition grounds. They’re calling it Redneck Rodeo and it’s packed with all things mechanical from July 8 to 10. Other events include a Demolition Derby, Big Rig Show and Shine, Hotrod and Custom Car Show, Antique Tractor Pulling, ATV and Lawn Tractor Competitions, Log Loading and Skid Steer Competitions, and possibly Highland Games.