Atlantic Film Festival
When: Through Saturday
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.

Romeo and Juliet
When: 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 theatre fans. The play is over two hours and very entertaining. Tickets are available through with adult tickets starting at $27.

Pauly Shore
When: Friday, 8 p.m.
Where: The Schooner Room, Casino Nova Scotia
This famous American comedian with many TV and film credits to his name is coming to Halifax for one night only. This show is for ages 19-and-over, with tickets costing either $42 or $53. Visit for complete details.

Bark in the Park

When: Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Seaview Memorial Park
The largest fundraiser for the SPCA features an opening ceremony with piping led by shelter dogs. There is also live entertainment and exhibitors. All proceeds go to the Nova Scotia SPCA Metro Shelter in Burnside.

Mickey Rooney
When: Sunday, 8 p.m.
Where: The Schooner Room, Casino Nova Scotia
This famous entertainer really needs no introduction. His Let’s Put On A Show tour is an autobiographical musical, highlighted with film clips, humor and anecdotal memories. Tickets are $43 and available through Ticket Atlantic.

Nova Scotia Senior Baseball League final
When: Saturday and Sunday, 7 p.m.
Where: Saturday - Mainland Common; Sunday - Beazley Field
In the latest cross-town battle, the Halifax Pelham Canadians and Dartmouth Moosehead Dry are competing in the best-of-seven league final, with Games 2 and 3 taking place this weekend. Tickets are available at the gate.