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September 2018

Explore the Marsh: Birding Tour

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Admission by donation

Come and explore the marsh with Ducks Unlimited at the Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum! Birding Tour: learn about the many birds that populate wetlands and marshes in Cole Harbour.

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October 2018

Free Time and You Workshop: Preparing a Garden for Winter – Fall Gardening Tasks

October 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

 

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Harvest Dinner 2018

October 7 @ 6:30 pm - October 8 @ 8:30 pm
Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum, 471 Poplar Drive
Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia B2W 4L2 Canada
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$30./adult and $15./child under 12 Sunday, Oct. 7th & Monday, Oct. 8th, 6:30 p.m A three course indulgence featuring some of the Rose & Kettle’s most popular fare: autumn vegetable soup & homemade biscuits, locally raised free-range roast turkey with seasonal sides and all the trimmings and choice of pumpkin pie with cream or gingerbread with lemon sauce for dessert. Advance reservation & ticket purchase required. Tickets may be purchased here.

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Harvest Weekend

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - October 14 @ 4:00 pm
Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum, 471 Poplar Drive
Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia B2W 4L2 Canada
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Come out to the Farm for a special two-day 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 will be serving candied apples, pumpkin scones, and apple cider! Admission by donation to support the Farm. Saturday, Oct.13th & Sunday Oct. 14th, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m each day.

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Introduction to Blacksmithing Workshop

October 18 @ 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 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum, 471 Poplar Drive
Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia B2W 4L2 Canada

  The Storytellers Circle of Halifax presents the 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 not leave without the spirit of Halloween! There will be 3 stations which you'll move between, each with its own story to tell: The Ghostly Giles House The Spooky Settle Barn The Olde Loft Costumes encouraged!…

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November 2018

Introduction to Blacksmithing Workshop

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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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Blacksmithing Workshop (November)

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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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Pickling Party Workshop

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum, 471 Poplar Drive
Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia B2W 4L2 Canada
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Interested in learning about canning and fermenting techniques? Join us at the Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum for a free, hands-on pickling and fermenting workshop from 10am-12pm on November 17th. Registration required. Please register by emailing Emma at hello@coleharbourfarmmuseum.ca or 902-434-0222. Limited spots available.

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Christmas Craft and Bake Sale

November 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

On November 25th from 11am to 3pm, The Harris and Giles House will be filled with holiday gifts and crafts. The Farm Museum's bake table will feature scrumptious treats from CHRHS members as well as the farm kitchen. All crafts are locally handmade by the vendor. Scones, fresh from the oven, available all day! Free Admission, hot spiced cider available. All vendor tables are currently occupied. Thank you for your interest! For more information, contact: hello@coleharbourfarmmuseum.ca

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Giving Tuesday Cream Tea Fundraiser

November 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum, 471 Poplar Drive
Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia B2W 4L2 Canada
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Join us for our 4th Annual Giving Tuesday Cream Tea! In exchange for your donation of $10 or more, enjoy a serving of our scrumptious English Cream Tea (fresh baked scones with homemade strawberry jam, fresh cream and tea or coffee).

The first 10 donations of $100 or more will go home with a fresh baked Rose & Kettle fruit pie! All proceeds support the Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Society and Farm Museum.

No reservations required, drop in anytime between 10am and 4pm.

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December 2018

Christmas at the Farm

December 9 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum, 471 Poplar Drive
Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia B2W 4L2 Canada
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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 Settle Barn, cookie decorating in the Harris House, a toasty fire in the farmyard and carolers, Lana Grant and David Bradshaw, singing your favorite Christmas tunes. Stop by the Blacksmith Shop and meet our Blacksmith as he hand forges Christmas ornaments. Enjoy hot beverages in the Giles and Harris House throughout the evening,…

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