News and Events

“Play it again Sam” – Kentville gets a community piano.

A piano has been installed in Centre Square in Downtown Kentville by the Kentville Development Corporation (KDCL) for the “use and enjoyment of all residents and visitors” says JD MacCulloch, CEO of KDCL. “It’s not a unique idea but it’s...

/ August 7, 2015

The first Intuitive Nature Café

The first Intuitive Nature Café, hosted by Catherine Knott (Reiki Master and Health Professional), will be held on Saturday, August 1st, from 1-3 pm at Valley Massage Clinic, in Kentville.  The event that is centred around giving a group a...

/ August 1, 2015

Sea to Shore Seaglass Festival

Come celebrate the oceans gifts at Nova Scotia’s Sea to Shore Seaglass Festival. This 2 day event will feature sea glass creations, ocean inspired artisans, musicians, coastal artists, seascape artists, photographers, driftwood furniture, seafood tastings, guest speakers, appearances from Halifax...

/ July 25, 2015

Kentville artist Bonnie Ross behind Canadian flag coin

Bonnie Ross shows off her design of the quarter that celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Canadian flag. (Anjuli Patil/CBC News) You might be carrying some Nova Scotia art in your pocket. A Kentville woman is behind the design on the new quarters commemorating the 50th anniversary of the...

/ July 20, 2015

The Kentville Downtown Revitalization and Development Plan is in the News!

“The Kentville Development Corporation is trying to drum up support for a revitalization project that would give downtown a new look and feel….” Read full article here:

/ May 28, 2015

And the Winner is… The Mayor’s Corporate Award goes to the KDCL Board of Directors

The Mayor’s Corporate Award goes to the KDCL Board of Directors  On the evening Tuesday, April 2nd at the Kentville Volunteer Recognition Night dinner, the Kentville Development Corporation Limited Board of Directors was presented with the Mayor’s Corporate Award. The...

/ April 10, 2015

Monthly Merchants Meeting

Any merchants with concerns that they wish to be considered by the Working Group can attend the meeting or if unable to attend can submit written comments in advance for consideration. The Working Group (ten in total) consists of the executive and...

/ April 1, 2015

KDCL Directos meet with TIANS Chairman

On March 25 the KDCL Board of Directors hosted a dinner meeting for the incoming chair of the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS), Glenn Squires, who was accompanied by his wife Penny and Jennifer Falkenham, Membership Services Specialist...

/ March 25, 2015

Kentville Business Profile: Ross Graphics

Our Valley Sweet Spot. My husband, Tim and I would visit my folks who stayed in Sherwood Park during the summer months. As always, when we crossed the valley divide, the sun was shining, the warmth was measurable and the vista, incredible....

/ March 1, 2015

Kentville Library Discussion

A Reminder … It’s this Sunday. What are YOUR thoughts regarding the new Kentville library? Everyone is invited to come and provide input at this “World Cafe” style public meeting. Light refreshments will be provided. Sunday, January 10th … (storm...

/ January 5, 2015