Memory Lane Heritage Village, located in Lake Charlotte in the Eastern Shore region, is an award-winning living history village depicting life in rural Nova Scotia during the 1940s.
The village features 18 rescued and restored buildings with period artifacts including a general store, one-room schoolhouse, church, icehouse and cookhouse. Rural industries such as gold mining, forestry, fishing and boat building are represented in our village buildings and activities. Operational antique vehicles include a 1928 Ford Model A, a 1948 International pickup and a 1949 Farmal Cub Tractor.
Memory Lane Heritage Village offers a unique backdrop for your wedding or event. As a heritage venue, we pay special attention to ensuring that Village staff are involved in the wedding planning and delivery. We offer an all-inclusive private Village experience. Our church is also available for ceremonies only.
Our buildings include The Clam Factory, a large reception hall complete with a stage and full sliding doors that open on the Village Grounds and Dufferin Pond, as well as a traditional Cookhouse that seats up to 100 guests.
Facility Location Setting:
Rural setting in wooded area, just off of a main highway. On lake. Rustic, near to Clam Harbour Beach Provincial Park. Large grounds, farm animals, private setting.
Max Number of People for an Event:
Nearest Overnight Accommodations:
Less than 2 km
Nearest Public Transportation:
Less than 2 km
Number of Event/Function Spaces:
Antique vehicles, kittens, many heritage, period props available inclusive of rental fee. Outdoor fires are allowed under supervision and when fire rating allows. Many customizable options available.
Our facility’s view of the pristine waters & sunsets of St. Margaret’s Bay is second to none. Your Shining Waters Event goes beyond the rental space. At Shining Waters we are pleased to provide full service wedding packages, meeting space, catered dinners, and so much more! With a professional team of planning and setup staff we set the bar high. Setup and clean-up included in rental fees, you are left with the time to focus on and enjoy your wedding day or event booked with us. Shining Waters is unlike any other venue, and is only 20 minutes from Halifax! Contact us today!
Are you planning a conference for your association? A retreat focusing on health and wellness? Maybe it's a convention for your fellow hobby enthusiasts or a reunion for your family or alumni? What about a training camp focusing on athletic development? A sunset cascading over the ocean for your wedding backdrop? Tell us what you need and we'll take care of the details!
Whatever your requirements are, our extensive facilities help set the stage for a fresh approach to learning and leisure. We have over 40 meetings spaces available including a 588-seat theatre and banquet hall to seat up to 800! We offer standard conference services along with economy options and help you customize a program to suit your need and budget.
'Offering Customized Solutions for your Group Planning Needs'
Dooly's Bedford and Lower Sackville offer full service catering provided by Resto Urban Dining for your party as well as a spacious flexible location with lots of FUN things to do aside from pool:
DJ, Band, Or Karaoke
Bar Olympics (pool, darts, foosball, shuffleboard, rod hockey etc)
Board Game Night
Painting Party provided by Creative Crew Art Parties
We have large private rooms and can host parties up to 150 people and can accommodate any type of party.
Please specify either Bedford or Sackville when requesting pricing.
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