Sept. 14: Sussex Drive In, Sussex NB

It’s Day 257 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. Another long drive (almost six hours) through the Canadian woods brought me from Sydney, near the eastern tip of Nova Scotia, to the Sussex Drive In in Sussex, New Brunswick. A blog post by Open Air Cinema in 2009 gives us a few hints about the origin of the Sussex…

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Sept. 13: Cape Breton Drive-in Theatre, Sydney NS

It’s Day 256 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. It was another day of long hours (five of them) driving through lonely, tree-lined highways in the Canadian maritime provinces. This time, the trip was from Cambridge NS to the Cape Breton Drive-in Theatre in Sydney, near the eastern tip of Nova Scotia. As described by its now-abandoned web site…

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Sept. 12: Valley Drive In, Cambridge NS

It’s Day 255 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. These Canadian maritime islands look so small on the map, but it was another 4+ hours to drive this day, from Brackley Beach on Prince Edward Island to the Valley Drive In in Cambridge, Nova Scotia. The Valley opened around 1956, according to my reference books. Some online sources say…

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