A Feast for the Senses!  -  Saturday, October 5, 2019

Discover a unique way to savour the fall at Keji. Take to the trails and experience stunning colours and sample delicious flavours – served up by Mother Nature, Nova Scotia Community College’s Culinary Arts students of Lunenburg Campus and Kingstec Campus, and participating local suppliers. Enjoy a variety of nature-inspired and locally sourced dishes and beverages while hiking among the beautiful fall scenery of Kejimkujik. It will satisfy your soul, and your palate. This culinary experience will be featured in the beautiful scenery of Mersey River, along a 3 km walking trail.

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Photos: N. Gates (L) and S. Munn (R)

Event:

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The trail will feature at least 8 food stations staffed by NSCC Culinary Arts students. They will prepare gourmet local meat, fish, vegetable, cheese and fruits, accompanied by local artisan beverages. This event is for ages 19 and older.

Participants will meet at Mill Falls Shelter, where they will be greeted and provided with a map of the 3km culinary walk, starting on the Mill Falls Trail and continuing on the Beech Grove Trail. The terrain is relatively flat with a few hills, and each tour is expected to take approximately 90 minutes.

To avoid congestion along the trail, groups of ten people will start their walk every ten minutes, commencing at 11 am.

Fee: 

$44 (tax included). Regular park entrance fees apply.

Reservations:

Due to the popularity of the event and the limited number of tickets available, tickets will be allocated through a lottery. In order to be entered into the lottery, you must do the following:

Send an email before Tuesday, August 13, 2019 to kejimkujik.info@pc.gc.ca. Deadline to receive all ticket request emails is 11:59pm (Atlantic Time) August 13th.

Please provide the following information:
- your name
- number of tickets requested (maximum of six tickets per email order)
- names of all participants in group
- your contact details including email and telephone.

Only one request per group will be accepted.

The random lottery draw will be conducted on August 14th at Kejimkujik’s administration office. Those selected through the random draw will be notified by telephone or email within a few days of the draw. Payment by credit card will be required at that time. If you are unable to send an email, please contact the Visitor Centre by phone, 902-682-2772, before August 13th and we will assist you with your request.

If you have any questions regarding the lottery draw for Savour the Trail tickets, please call the Visitor Centre at 902-682-2772. 

Details:

Due to the nature of this event, we ask you to please leave dogs at home. We recommend that you bring a good pair of walking shoes, a bottle of water, a camera, sunscreen, some warm layers, and your appetite! Please note that this event will take place, rain or shine.