Within Bear River
Bear River Annual Cherry Carnival
Join the fun on July 13, 2013 for the 117th annual Bear River Cherry Carnival. 9:30 am to 10 pm. This has always been a very popular Annapolis Valley Festival with its Grand Street Parade, Children’s Parade, Games and Entertainment for the kids, Rubber Duck Race, Community Fire Hall Dinner and the Fireworks display that night. Watch the papers and flyers for a complete list of events.
Bear River Heritage Museum
The Museum features displays of the shipbuilding industry; Bear River being one of the great shipbuilding towns of the province, as well as agricultural, social, community, education, household and native M’ikmaq displays. A small admission fee is charged.
We reside in the former schoolhouse, the Oakdene Centre on Clementsvale Road, a short walk up the hill from the village.
hours: July & August, 9:30 to 4:30 Monday through Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 or by appointment.
Bear River walking trails
CAP Internet Access site
Digby County Exhibition
Bear River – August
This local swimming hole is a few kilometers from downtown along River Road on your right just past Thomas Road. Watch out for poison ivy.
Waterfront Peace Park
10 to 55 minutes away
The webcam is here: http://www.novascotiawebcams.com/bay-of-fundy/point-prim-lighthouse.html
Digby Backpackers has excellent information about Bear River and some near-by communities on its website.