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October 2019

Introduction to Blacksmithing Workshop (October)

October 19, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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Christmas Carol Service at the Meeting House

December 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

You are invited to attend the Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Society's annual Christmas Service at The Meeting House! The service will be lead by Rev. Peter Young, with accompaniment provided by Judith Tulloch. Please join us for cookies and hot cider following the service. The service will be held at the Meeting House, 1436 Cole Harbour Road (the top of Long Hill), on Sunday, December 15th, beginning at 2pm. Extra parking has generously been made available by the Evangel Pentecostal…

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January 2020

Robbie Burns Night

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$60.00

Our first Robbie Burns supper – a long table banquet to brighten a dark January Night! Join us on Burns Day, Saturday, January 25th, 2020 for an evening of Scottish food, drink, music and poetry.  Chef Heather Mae and our team of Robbie Burns enthusiasts has created a menu designed to highlight features of the traditional Burns Supper, adapted to today’s tastes. It is a nod to the classic flavours of Scotland, with our own gourmet touches. Tickets are $60…

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April 2020

Introduction to Blacksmithing Workshop (April 2020)

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$109

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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June 2020

Fibre Frolic (Postponed until Further Notice)

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Please note that Fibre Frolic 2020 has been postponed until further notice. An extra special day on the Farm!  Come and enjoy a celebration of all things wool and fibre.  The day includes sheep shearing demonstrations, a colourful fibre marketplace, lots of hands-on demonstrations, a children's discovery area and the Frolic Grill.  We will also have the grand opening of the museum's new wool and fibre exhibit! Admission by donation.

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November 2020

Warm up to Winter (Open Air) Market

November 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum, 471 Poplar Drive
Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia B2W 4L2 Canada
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Save the date for our Warm up to Winter (Open Air) Market! We are moving our annual Christmas craft show OUTDOORS this year! Saturday, November 21st, 11-3pm. Rain/Storm date: November 22, 11-3pm. Free admission! Free parking! Cozy outdoor warming station around a fire! Warm festive drinks and snacks available for purchase! Holiday shopping! This event will take place outdoors in the Farm Yard, providing ample space for physical distancing. We will have a variety of vendors, selling local, hand-made goods…

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