Canadian Senior Baseball Championships
When: Through Sunday
Where: Beazley Field, Mainland Common
Dartmouth Moosehead Dry is hosting this national event with the Halifax Pelham Canadians also in the mix. Go to for complete details.

Shakespeare by the Sea

When: Friday through Sunday
Where: Point Pleasant Park
This summertime theatre tradition continues with performances of Treasure Island, Julius Caesar and Twelfth Night. For complete information of times, visit

QMJHL exhibition hockey

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.
Where: Halifax Forum
It’s the Battle of Nova Scotia, preseason style as the Halifax Mooseheads host the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles. It’s the first of back-to-back games between the two rivals, who are also playing Sunday in Sydney. Visit for complete details.

Halifax Urban Folk Festival

When: Sunday through Sept. 5
Where: The Carleton
The festival is the brains of Carleton's owner,Mike Campbell, as a way to transfer the spirit of renowned folk festivals into an urban setting. Visit for complete details and show times and performers.

Molly and the Oak Island Treasures
When: Through Sunday
Where: Alderney Landing Theatre
This 45-minute puppet production is presented by Maritime Marionettes and includes 13 puppets. There are several performances each day, with tickets costing $11 for adults and $9 for children, students and seniors.

Watershed Music Festival
When: Saturday at noon
Where: Baker Settlement
This first-time event asks people to enjoy local music talent while getting their hands dirty. The Pollination Project is putting on the event, with complete event details available at