The Hantsport Garden Club held annual Flower Shows at the Community Centre House starting in 1954. The show was usually held in August and was always well attended. Entries of flowers and vegetables were judged and prizes awarded at the 9th Annual Flower Show in 1957 were as follows: Pansies, winner, Grace Blackburn, Roses, R.W. Zinck, Sweet Peas, Jimmy Sherwood, Living Room Arrangements, Mrs. W.T. Cohoon, Gladiolus, Mrs. Ted Patton, Flowering House Plants, Annie Pearman and the prize Vegetable Collection was entered by Ted Johnston. The Women’s Institute served tea at the show which carried on through the afternoon and evening. Some of the entries were auctioned off by Alex Stevens.