Ready to get back out there? There’s an upcoming fiesta you won’t want to miss! Taco week is the perfect opportunity to get the community back together and have some fun AND EAT TACOS!
Tacos, Tacos, Tacos! 🌮
Participating restaurants will offer a signature Taco all week long – every purchase will donate $2 to the Canadian Mental health Association! For those of you brave enough to eat 6 out of the 12 tacos… well, we have an exclusive prize draw waiting just for you! Remember friends don’t let friends go taco-less
Schools from around Colchester will be creating unique piñatas to celebrate Taco Week! They will be displayed at the Truro Mall, where you will be able to vote for your favourite. What a great way to highlight our local young artists!
Taco the Town Store Front Competition
How about we bump the local window-shopping experience up to a new level? All local businesses will be invited to decorate their windows in a colourful, fiesta theme! We’ll share photos and ask the community to vote on the best dressed taco – I mean, window – in town!
Let’s Taco ‘Bout Entrepreneurship
Join us for networking and a panel discussion with question and answer period at the Truro Farmer’s Market May 3rd at 5pm.
We’ll begin at 5pm for a networking social before the panel discussion begins at 5:30pm. The panelists will introduce themselves and their areas of expertise. This will be followed by a question and answer period. Huge thank you to our presenting sponsor Caldwell Roach Insurance. Refreshments will be provided sponsored by Truro Colchester Partnership for Economic Prosperity. Register for this FREE event here.
Want to impress your friends with some new recipes? Sign up for this workshop with Jamieson’s General Store on May 6th at 6pm, to learn to make homemade salsa and leave with 2 jars, one regular and one peach! Become the perfect host for any get-together – people will surely value your friend-chip after that! Details TBA. Register for this event here.
Spicy Dance Night for Adults
Let’s dance!! Join Dance Educator and Professional Dancer Chris Van Green May 5th for a fun-filled evening that will be sure to add some spice to your life! Chris’s Cuban Jazz workshop is a blend of social dancing combined with traditional Jazz dance technique. Participants will be led through a warm-up that will progress into some travelling steps and culminate in a fun combo for you to bust out at your next dance party! No previous training or experience required. $12 per ticket and all levels welcome! Sponsored by Cobequid Dance Academy. Register for the event here.
Let’s Taco ‘Bout Art with Maggie’s Place Family Resource Centre
Taco ’bout Art is an event for kids and parents. Celebrate Taco Week with this fun taco craft. You’ll be crafting paper tacos with all of the fixings! These paper tacos are a fun way to encourage lots of imaginative playtime fun. Kits can be picked up May 2nd to 6th at Maggie’s Place Truro or at one of their outreach playgroups through the week 🌮
Will Ride For Tacos Bike Ride
Let’s start the week off right, in partnership with Hub Cycle, we’ve organized two rides happening May 1st. Participants will meet at 10am, at the Cobequid Trail – WILLOW STREET ENTRANCE (behind Needs) for a bike ride along the trail. This trip is a 1.5 hour ride and is GREAT FOR ALL LEVELS! Skill Park – Mountain Bike Tour Bikers will meet at 1pm, at the parking lot off of Treatment Plant Road, Truro. This ride will be 1.5 hours long. This is a FREE event! All levels welcome. Both events are BYOB (Bring your own Bike), come alone or with friends and learn about the awesome bike trails of Truro!
Walk-O Off Those Tacos Guided Hike
It has been a delicious week , but it’s time to walko’ off all those tacos!! Come join us for a guided hike through Victoria Park on Saturday, May 7th starting at 10:00am. We will be meeting at the Bandshell to begin our hike! Let’s taco walk and think positive. Sponsored by Hub Cycle.
Spec-taco-lar Cocktail Night
What pairs perfectly with tacos? Cocktails of course! Join Raging Crow Distillery Wednesday May 4th at 6:30 pm, for a spec-taco-lar evening of seriously festive and outrageously delicious cocktails. Learn to mix and of course sample 3 themed cocktails. Like what you tasted? Don’t leave empty handed, there will be buying specials too! Register for this free event here.