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July 2019

Strawberry Social

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$12

Our own scrumptious, super-sized homemade strawberry shortcake, fresh local strawberries and real cream with lemonade (served in the farmyard; shelter provided). Live musical entertainment provided by Al Macdonald and Richard Fortier! Advanced tickets purchased through Eventbrite (Found Here) guarantee your strawberry shortcake. Walk-In tickets are also available (on a limited basis). The tickets are available for either 2pm or 3pm food service. While we ask that after your allotted hour you allow others a chance to sit and eat, you…

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August 2019

Introduction to Blacksmithing Workshop (August)

August 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$99

Tickets for the August Introduction to Blacksmith Workshop are now available! Join our blacksmith, Kevin, on August 22nd, from 9am to 4pm, and learn about the fascinating art of blacksmithing. Head over to this link on Eventbrite to get your tickets!

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FEAST! A Cole Harbour Long Table Dinner

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$69

Held in the central farmyard under our marquee tent, you will enjoy the delicious flavours of a Nova Scotia August against the backdrop of 200 years of farming heritage. This 4-course feast is sourced directly from the farm gardens and our farming partners. Included in the price of your meal is a drink ticket for a glass of local craft beer or cider (additional alcoholic beverages may be purchased). Non-alcoholic beverages plus tea and coffee included. Special guests David Bradshaw…

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October 2019

FarmFest

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come out to the Farm for a special end of season celebration of harvest traditions and activities; food preparation and preservation, textile and handcraft demonstrations, woodworking and blacksmithing along with some seasonal fun. The Rose and Kettle Tearoom will be serving traditional harvest fare and home-baked goodies.

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Harvest Dinner

October 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$35

A three-course indulgence featuring some of the Rose & Kettle's most popular fare: autumn vegetable soup & homemade biscuits, roast turkey with seasonal sides and all the trimmings, and a choice of pumpkin pie with cream or gingerbread with lemon sauce for dessert. Locally raised, free range turkey. Advance ticket purchase via Eventbrite.

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Introduction to Blacksmithing Workshop (October)

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$99

Join us at the Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum for a one day "Introduction to Blacksmithing." The workshop takes place inside our historic Blacksmith Shop, a working shop developed within one of the site's original heritage barns. The workshop gets underway at 9am. You'll start with a brief presentation by the Blacksmith (fresh coffee provided!) on the process of blacksmithing and the role of the Blacksmith in the community. Once you've completed the presentation you will head to the forge…

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Ghostly Gala

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$12

The Storytellers Circle of Halifax presents a Ghostly Gala at the Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum. Prepare for a truly spooky experience as the professional storytellers recite ghostly tales from around the very city we live. By the end of the evening, you'll be filled with the spirit of Halloween! There will be 3 stations which you'll travel through, each with its own story to tell: The Ghostly Giles House The Eerie Upper Barn The Olde Market Barn Costumes encouraged!…

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November 2019

Introduction to Blacksmithing Workshop (November)

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$99

Join us at the Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum for a one day "Introduction to Blacksmithing." The workshop takes place inside our historic Blacksmith Shop, a working shop developed within one of the site's original heritage barns. The workshop gets underway at 9am. You'll start with a brief presentation by the Blacksmith (fresh coffee provided!) on the process of blacksmithing and the role of the Blacksmith in the community. Once you've completed the presentation you will head to the forge…

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Annual Christmas Craft & Bake Sale

November 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Both heritage homes are filled with crafts and Christmas gift ideas, and a generous selection of home-baked treats are for sale at the Farm bake table (with baked goods provided by Society members and the Farm kitchen). Hot spiced cider available.

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December 2019

Giving Tuesday Cream Tea

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for our 5th Annual Giving Tuesday Cream Tea! This end of year fundraiser is now a cornerstone of our fundraising efforts, and every donor gets rewarded in return! Drop in to the Rose and Kettle Tearoom between 10am and 4pm where, for your donation of $20 or more, you will enjoy a serving of our scrumptious English Cream Tea (fresh baked scone with real cream and homemade strawberry jam with your choice of tea or coffee). And, back…

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Christmas at the Farm

December 8 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Councillor Lorelei Nicoll and The Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Society for an old fashioned Christmas at the Farm! There will be festive craft activities in the Giles House, cookie decorating in the Harris House, a toasty fire in the farmyard and carollers, Lana Grant and David Bradshaw, singing your favourite Christmas tunes. Stop by the Blacksmith Shop and meet our Blacksmith as he hand forges Christmas ornaments. Enjoy hot beverages in the Settle Barn and the Giles House throughout…

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Introduction to Blacksmithing Workshop (December)

December 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$99

Join us at the Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum for a one day "Introduction to Blacksmithing." The workshop takes place inside our historic Blacksmith Shop, a working shop developed within one of the site's original heritage barns. The workshop gets underway at 9am. You'll start with a brief presentation by the Blacksmith (fresh coffee provided!) on the process of blacksmithing and the role of the Blacksmith in the community. Once you've completed the presentation you will head to the forge…

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