Atlantic Film Festival
When: Through Sept. 25
Where: Various venues in Halifax
Celebrating its 30th edition, this fourth major film festival in Canada will see 85 feature-length films, 96 short movies, and two retrospectives be screened. Visit for complete details.

Atlantic University Sport Football
Saturday, 2 p.m.
Where: Huskies Stadium
In a marquee match-up for Week 2, the Saint Mary’s Huskies welcome Quebec rival Laval Rouge et Or in what is expected to draw several thousand fans. Saint Mary’s stumbled out of the gate last week, dropping a road game to Acadia.

Debra DiGiovanni, John Moloney, Alonzo Bodden and Jonny Harris
Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: Rebecca Cohn Auditorium
It should a night full of laughs as these top comics come to Halifax for a show put on by ESP Productions, which is the producer of the Halifax Comedy Festival.

Romeo and Juliet
Friday through Oct. 17
Where: Neptune Theatre
This popular play by William Shakespeare is again brought to life as Neptune kicks off its 2010-11 season with what is sure to be a hit with theatregoers. Tickets are available through

Halifax Duck Derby
Saturday, noon to 3 p.m.
Where: Bishop’s Landing, Halifax Waterfront
This family event is highlighted by a rubber duck race featuring over 10,000 rubber ducks on the Halifax harbour.

Nearly Neil and The Solitary Band
Saturday and Sunday, 8 p.m.
Where: The Schooner Showroom, Casino Nova Scotia
This show features Bobby Bruce — an internationally renowned entertainer. Tickets are $25.

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