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Mix of Six: September 10 - 12

Metro's top event picks this weekend.

QMJHL Hockey
When: Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m.
Where: Halifax Metro Centre
In what seems like forever, the Halifax Mooseheads will finally open a new regular season on home ice. The Cape Breton Screaming Eagles come to town on Friday, followed the next night by the Bathurst Titan. Adult tickets are $15.75.

Nova Scotia International Air Show
When: Saturday and Sunday
Where: Shearwater
This two-day event is landing back in Shearwater for the first time since 2003 and will feature fan favourites such as a giant C177 Globemasternand a USN Super Hornet. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for youth and seniors and free for kids under six. Learn more at www.nsairshow.ca.

Hopscotch Urban Arts Festival Presents Hopscotch
When: Saturday,
Where: Halifax Grand Parade, 7 p.m.
This eight-day hip hop extravaganza goes out with a real bang as local rapper Classified headlines a show in the city’s downtown core. The concert will also feature all elements of hip hop, and no doubt a few unexpected surprises. The show is open to all audiences and is free of charge.

Parts for Trucks 200
When: Saturday, 4 p.m.
Where: Scotia Speedworld
In what is the final race of the Carquest Maritime Pro Stock Tour season, all of the Maritimes best race car drivers will take to the Speedworld oval in hopes of taking the checkered flag. The season’s points title is also up for grabs. Adult tickets are $30.

Beatlemania
When: Friday, 8 p.m.
Where: The Schooner Room, Casino Nova Scotia
If you love the Beatles, this is a can’t miss show. The show employs authentic "Beatle" instruments, amplifiers, and costumes, coupled with the group’s classic hits to make you feel you’re watching the group in present day. Tickets are $59.

Halifax Reptile Expo
When: Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: McInnes Room, Dalhousie Student Union Building
You can stop by to purchase a new reptilian pet or obtain information on an exotic species. The event also has all types of stock needed to call one of these reptiles your own pet. Admission is $5 adults and $2 children ages 14

 
 
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