Tuesday, October 12, 2010

16th Annual Show & Shine Results

The 16th Annual Sherbrooke Show & Shine was held on September 11 & 12, 2010 at the ball field next to Sherbrooke Village. With over 200 vehicles and over 2700 in attendance, the event was a resounding success. The Sherbrooke Show & Shine committee would like to extend a sincere thank you to all sponsors, volunteers, participants, and spectators who took part in the weekend’s events.
The following is a list of major award winners.

Grand Prize Winner
Goss Snow Thrower valued at $1500 donated by NAPA, Antigonish, NS
John Mason, Thorburn, NS

A&W Bar Set Winner
Donated by Dale MacKeen, Aspen Holdings Ltd.
Clare Dixon, Antigonish, NS

Best in Show
Sponsored by Antigonish Evergreen Inn
Bill & Eileen Garden, Digby, NS

Best Pre-50s Vehicle
Sponsored by Kim & Robbie Horton in Memory of Bayne Hodgson
Clement MacDonald, Antigonish, NS

Best 50s Car
Sponsored by Bluewave Energy
Norman & Joanne Smith, Summerside, PEI

Best 50s Truck
Sponsored by Shoppers Drugmart
Charles Lyons, Glace Bay, NS

Best 60s Car
Sponsored by Warden David Clark
Robert Long, Thorburn, NS

Best 60s Truck
Sponsored by Sherbrooke Village Inn
Terry Peters, Marion Bridge, NS

Best 70s Car
Sponsored by Royal Bank “Sherbrooke Village 40th Anniversary Award”
Dave & Diane Sullivan, Halifax, NS

Best 70s Truck
Sponsored by Bob Allen’s Auto Sales
Jody Breen, Barrington Passage, NS

Best 80s Car
Sponsored Randy Parsons, Bickerton Construction
Darrell Hamilton, Truro, NS

Best 80s Truck
Sponsored by Ripzone - Bill & Aaron Vasil
Clifford & Charlene Parsons, Glace Bay, NS

Best Custom
Sponsored by L&E McGrath Brothers
Bill & Eileen Garden, Digby, NS

Best Special Interest
Sponsored by Robar’s Tri-Service
Lisa Carroll, Sherbrooke, NS

Best Import
Sponsored by On The Tickle Variety
Thom Dillman, Middle Musquodobit, NS

Best Original
Sponsored by Joe Costigan in Memory of Heather Costigan
Art Jackson, Sydeny Mines, NS

Best Tuner
Sponsored by Scotia Pallets
Anthony Smith, Aspen, NS

Best Local Entry
Sponsored by St. Mary’s River Lodge
Scott Fraser, Sherbrooke, NS

Longest Distance Travelled
Sponsored by Sherbrooke Garage
Jonathan MacLeod, Fort McMurray, Alberta

Oldest Vehicle
Sponsored by Antigonish Family Dentistry
Lawrance Langille, River John, NS

People’s Choice Award
Sponsored Bob Allen’s Auto Sales
Gordon Keith, Port Bickerton, NS

Sunday, June 6, 2010

16th Annual Sherbrooke Show & Shine

The 16th Annual Sherbrooke Show & Shine will take place on September 11 and 12. There will be awards and prizes, an adult dance, a cruise, dinner and poker rally, and a silent auction. There will be a kick-off concert on Friday night.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010


Once again this year, Show & Shine participants themselves will have an active role in choosing award winners. Awards will be given in the following categories:
  • Best in Show
  • Best Local Entry
  • Best Import
  • Best Custom
  • Best Original (Heather Costigan Memorial Prize)
  • Best Special Interest
  • Best Tuner
  • Best Pre-50s Vehicle
  • Best 50s Car
  • Best 50s Truck
  • Best 60s Car
  • Best 60s Truck
  • Best 70s Car
  • Best 70s Truck
  • Best 80s Car
  • Best 80s Truck

* The Antique and Classic Car Club of Canada defines historic, antique and classic vehicles as being at least 20 years old.

Awards will also be given in the following categories:

  • People’s Choice
  • Oldest Vehicle
  • Longest Distance Traveled

Event Information

Location: Sherbrooke Village is located on Hwy. 7, three hours east of Halifax and 40 minutes south of Antigonish. Step back in time and visit the living history museum next to the Show & Shine grounds.

Registration takes place on Saturday and Sunday. The Sherbrooke Show & Shine does not charge a registration fee, but does accept donations of non-perishable food items for the St. Mary’s Food Bank. These items can be left at the registration desk.

Early Registration is open from 6:00-7:30pm at the ballfield on Friday night before the concert. Register early and receive a free pass to the concert plus a chance to win an early bird prize that evening!

Admission prices for spectators will be as follows: Adults $5, Children (under 16) $3, Family (2 adults and children under 16) $15.

Wash Facilities will be available on both days.

Canteen Services will also be available on Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast will be served on site Sunday morning. Please support our community vendors.

Pets Policy: While pets are welcome at Sherbrooke Village, the Sherbrooke Show & Shine respectfully thanks spectators and participants for not bringing their pets to the event.


Kick-Off Concert: On Friday, September 10, 2010 a concert by George Brothers & Ol' Blue will be held at the Sherbrooke Village Courthouse at 7:30pm. Early registration will take place on Friday night at the ballfield from 6:00-7:30pm.

Dance: An adult dance featuring George Brothers & Ol' Blue will be held at the Lions Hall in Sherbrooke from 9pm-1am on Saturday night.

Cruise & Poker Rally: The Sherbrooke Show & Shine Cruise and Poker Rally will begin at 4pm on Saturday. Open to the first 50 vehicles or 100 participants. Come early to sign up!

Silent Auction: A silent auction with many fantastic items will be held on the Show & Shine grounds on both Saturday and Sunday. Bidding for all items closes on Sunday afternoon. Open to participants and spectators. Proceeds to St. Mary’s Minor Hockey.

Local Information

To make your trip to the Sherbrooke area more enjoyable, we have compiled a list of places to see, dine, sleep, and shop.

Places to See

Sherbrooke Village
522-2400; 1-888-743-7845, Sherbrooke, NS
Enjoy the sights and sounds of a horse-drawn wagon creaking down a gravel road, the smell of newly shaved wood in the woodturner's shop, and the thump of the printer's manual press or the weaver's loom. This picturesque former lumbering and shipbuilding community looks as it did 100 years ago, before gold mining transformed it into a boom town. Twenty-five buildings on their original sites await you.

Nova Scotia Lighthouse Interpretive Centre and Port Bickerton Beach Park
364-2000, Port Bickerton, NS, Route 211
Enter into the mysterious, mystical magic of our maritime lighthouses. In a light keeper's home, the Centre provides a wealth of information about the lighthouses of Nova Scotia and celebrates the place of lighthouses in our history. The light tower on top of the house offers a wonderful view of the sea and the community of Port Bickerton. Nature Trails. Part of the Port Bickerton Lighthouse Beach Park.

Goldenville Gold Mining Interpretive Centre
Goldenville, NS
This restored turn-of-the-century church now houses a gold mine interpretive center. If you believe the movies, you had to head far north to find gold in the late 1800s and early 1900s. But there were working gold mines throughout North America, including several located along Antigonish and the Eastern Shore. One of these mines is immortalized at the Goldenville Gold Mining Interpretive Centre.

St. Mary’s River Education and Interpretive Centre
522-2099; Sherbrooke, NS, 8404 Highway 7
Exhibits relate to salmon angling on the St. Mary's River. The Centre offers an excellent collection of fishing tackle, photos and memorabilia of famous anglers such as Babe Ruth.
Stonewall Leisure ParkHighway 7, Sherbrooke, NSLocated beside the St. Mary's River Education & Interpretive Centre, the Stonewall Leisure Park offers visitors, hikers, and curious tourists the chance to explore our wilderness. Walk along mossy stone walls, have a picnic, or view the river from one of three lookouts.

Baird's Tradesmen Museum - Aspen, NS

Places to Dine

What Cheer Tea Room - Sherbrooke, NS
House of Jade - Sherbrooke, NS
Lakeside Restaurant & Take-Out - Indian Harbour Lake, NS
Liscombe Lodge - Liscomb, NS
Main Street Cafe - Sherbrooke, NS
Sherbrooke Village Inn - Sherbrooke, NS
Village Coffee Grind - Sherbrooke, NS

Places to Shop

Company Store - Sherbrooke, NS
Liscombe Lodge Gift Shop - Liscomb, NS
St. Mary’s River Smokehouse - Sherbrooke, NS
Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. - Sherbrooke, NS
Highland Home Building Centre - Sherbrooke, NS
Sherbrooke Village Supermarket - Sherbrooke, NS
Bud’s KwikWay - Sherbrooke, NS
Hewitt’s Quikmart - Port Hilford, NS
Rhynold's Service & Convenience - Country Harbour, NS
Harv’s Red & White - Port Bickerton, NS
On The Tickle Variety - Port Bickerton, NS

Fuel Stops

Sherbrooke Garage - Sherbrooke, NS
Bud’s KwikWay - Sherbrooke, NS
Rhynold's Service & Convenience - Country Harbour, NS
Naufft’s General Store - Liscomb, NS
Hewitt’s Quikmart - Port Hilford, NS


Royal Bank, Sherbrooke (ATM) - Sherbrooke, NS
B&D Trophies - Port Bickerton, NS
Eastern Counties Regional Library - Sherbrooke, NS


Arm Brooke Tourist Home Rentals - 902-752-2042, C 902-328-7202
St. Mary’s River Lodge - 902-522-2177
Sherbrooke Village Inn and Cabins - 902-522-2235
Daysago B&B - 902-522-2811
Birch Hill B&B and Guest House - 902-779-2017
Cardinal House B&B - 902-522-2797
Liscombe Lodge Resort - 902-779-2307
Nimrod's Campground - 902-522-2441
St. Mary’s Riverside Campground and Cabins - 902-522-2913
Wilson's Cove Cottage Rentals - 902-752-7665

Antigonish Accommodations

Green Way Claymore - 863-1050
Maritime Inn - 863-4001
Coastal Inn - 863-3730
Welcome Inns - 863-4212
Whidden’s Campground and Cottages - 863-3736

Proceeds from the Sherbrooke Show & Shine benefit the Historic Sherbrooke Village Development Society. This event is produced in partnership with the St. Mary’s Tourism Association and Sherbrooke Village.