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August 2019

Summer Event Series: DIY Book Binding

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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Get in the mood for Book Arts at the Market with this hands-on workshop where participants will craft their own small books from paper and thread. Get creative with endpapers, covers, shapes, and sizes of all kinds. Spaces are limited, so contact us at boxofdelightsbooks@gmail.com or via message to reserve your spot!

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Book Launch with David Wimsett: Dragons Unremembered

August 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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Author David A. Wimsett will read from his new epic fantasy novel, Dragons Unremembered. A man and woman must work together as equals to keep an evil dragon from rising and spreading a reign of terror in a world of magic, political intrigue and legend.

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Book Arts at the Market

August 14 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wolfville Farmer’s Market, 24 Elm Ave
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 1Z9 Canada
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It takes a community to make a book! Join us at the market on August 14th, where the Wolfville Farmers' Market and The Box of Delights Bookshop will co-host an event celebrating the enduring presence of books and print culture. Book Arts at the Market brings together the broader community of print culture in order to showcase the art and craft of the book. Come and meet authors, artists, publishers, editors, binders, printers, booksellers, and many more; all working together…

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Plant Allies for Emotional Well-Being – Ember Peters

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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$10

Ember Peters is a clinical herbalist committed to providing accessible herbal care and quality herbal education. She is inspired by a love of plants and fascination with their healing qualities, and she approaches well-being through a holistic energetic lens informed by scientific research. How does our relationship with ourselves determine how we relate with the world and how we treat each other? What are the obstacles to our health? Self-care is a necessary element in a collective of strong-willed individuals…

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Christy Ann Conlin Book Launch: Watermark

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ArtCan Gallery and Cafe, 9850 Main Street
Canning, Nova Scotia B0P1H0 Canada
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Please join me for the down home Kitchen Party Book Launch of WATERMARK on Saturday, August 17th, 7 pm ArtCan Gallery and Cafe in Canning, Nova Scotia. I'm so pleased to be doing this with wonderful musician Kim Barlow and haunting Cape Breton Gaelic singer, Robyn Carrigan. The centre piece will be a literary Q&A with the luminous Mary Lynk, CBC Ideas producer. Finger foods by ArtCan and cider samples by Maritime Express at intermission. The Box of Delights Bookshop…

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Book Signing with Christa Bedwin: Caterina’s Renaissance

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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Join local author Christa Bedwin for a signing and discussion of her novel Caterina's Renaissance. Caterina has finally found a small, peaceful island where she can raise sheep, illustrate children's books, and hide away from the problems of her previous life. Then Massimo, the sexy hero she dreams of, drops out of the Renaissance into her modern-day reality. He and her seem-normal-but-turn-out-to-be-magical neighbours help her understand that there's a dragon living on her property (preposterous and impossible), and that she…

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Book Reading: My Nova Scotia Home

August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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In this no-holds barred look at the province, writers captivate and capture the true essence of Nova Scotia. From these personal accounts of life here, the writers reveal the great joys and small pleasures but also the schisms, foibles, and missed opportunities of a life made in Nova Scotia. By revealing themselves, they make the province larger, more welcoming, more interesting, and certainly more colourful. This book is proof positive that life really is a search for home. Contributors Vernon…

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Book Signing with Ellen Sutherland: The Isle of Osiris

August 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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Halifax-based author Ellen E. Sutherland will visit the Box of Delights on August 24th for a signing of her novel The Isle of Osiris. Join Jamie Poole in this debut novel, first in a series. It is a confession. It is also the journey of a young woman written in her own words. Growing up, she didn’t know her dad. When she finds him, she uncovers so much more. She finds herself and her destiny, but it is tied to…

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All About Beekeeping – Brandt’s Bees

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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Local apiarist Perry Brandt of Brandt's Bees brings his wealth of beekeeping knowledge to the Box of Delights! Bees are an integral part of our ecosystem, and they need our help to survive. Learn all about bees and beekeeping in Nova Scotia from a local expert! This event is free of charge and open to all. For more information about Brandt's Bees, visit https://brandtsbees.com/.

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Astrological Tarot Readings – Richard Di Castri

August 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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$30 – $60

Full hour ($60) and half hour ($30) readings are available. Richard Di Castri has studied, taught, and practiced astrology and the tarot for more than 40 years. A tarot reading with Richard is not an exercise in fortune telling - the events and experiences of our lives are created by our thoughts, intentions, and consciousness. Think of the tarot as a mirror - a place you can explore how your consciousness shapes your daily life . Through tarot reading, Richard…

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