Sherbrooke to Host Croft Book Tour

first_imgSherbrooke Village and Eastern Counties Regional Library willhost a reading by hometown son Clary Croft on Friday, Oct. 29, atthe Courthouse in Sherbrooke. The presentation, sponsored by Nimbus Publishing, is part of atour promoting his latest book, Nova Scotia Moments. The book features a collection of more than 400 profiles as wellas accounts of events covering more than over 500 years in theregion’s history. From Captain Kidd to Prohibition; from theorigin of “Bluenose” to the origin of the Nova Scotian Tartan;from the first automobile to the origins of our famous lobstersuppers, Clary Croft writes with enthusiasm and genuine affectionabout his native province. Mr. Croft wears many hats — entertainer, writer, historian,folklorist, and CBC radio contributor. Canadian Folkloredescribed him as an “investigator of folksong.” The annualpublication said his roles as folk singer, costumier, mediaresearcher, and a friend of Helen Creighton’s “have given him avariety of knowledge about the province.” The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. and will be followed by aquestion and answer period and some light refreshments. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. For information call Sherbrooke Village at 1-888-743-7845, or theSherbrooke Library at 902-522-2180last_img