Annual General Meeting 2023

Join us for the Annual General Meeting of the Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Society! Taking place both virtually via Zoom AND in-person at the Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum on Tuesday, March 21st, from 7pm to 8pm. If you are attending the in-person meeting, consider joining us starting at 6pm for refreshments, and to meet and chat with the board and staff! The Zoom link will be sent out to members on Reports: AGM Agenda 2023 Chair of the Board of Director’s Report Read More →

Valentine’s Treat Box Fundraiser

Did you know that all of our treats and baked goods are made with 100% butter? The Rose & Kettle uses quality ingredients to produce beautiful and delicious treats for our supporters. This collection of generous, quality desserts will not disappoint the Valentine in your life! The Cole Harbour Heritage Farm is a charity organization that relies on revenue generated through fundraisers such as this, so that we may continue … Read More →

Farm Camp Program  Ages 6-10 (must be 6 years old upon start of camp) 9-4pm $200 Join us for our Farm Camp Program! We will spend every day outdoors (9am – 4pm), exploring the farmland, wetland, and forest at The Farm. Children will have the chance to participate in hands-on activities, arts and crafts, games, and even help out with animal care! Read More →

Museum Director Awarded Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal

Nominated by the Association of Nova Scotia Museum, CHRHS Executive Director Janice Kirkbright was one of 15 selected from the museum community who have made significant contributions to their communities and demonstrated exceptional qualities and outstanding service to the Province of Nova Scotia in the field of heritage. Congratulations Janice! Read More →

Farm Museum Achieves Accredited Museum Designation

Earlier this year, the Farm Museum was awarded accredited museum designation by the Association of Nova Scotia Museums. In ANSM’s words “Museums receive the Accredited Museum designation by participating in the Museum Evaluation Program and meeting eligibility requirements. In order to be considered for accreditation, museums submit a voluntary application for review. This designation demonstrates a museum’s commitment to public accountability and professional standards.” We are incredibly proud of this achievement, and so grateful to everyone who helped us to reach this goal. Read More →

3rd Annual 50/50 Online Raffle

Come one, come all! The Cole Harbour Heritage Farm’s Third Annual 50/50 Raffle has officially begun! We are once again using the RaffleBox online platform, so head on over and buy your tickets for a chance to win 50% of the money raised.  The more folks who buy tickets, the bigger the prize, so make sure you tell all of your friends Check it out here: Read More →