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February 1, 2020 to February 2, 2020 Winter Frolic Winter is fun at Ross Farm Museum, this weekend join us for a sleigh ride, and enjoy a delicious cup of hot chocolate made over an open fire. Visit the farm workshop and sample some homemade ice...
February 8, 2020 to February 9, 2020 Rush Chair Seating The craft of rush chair seating came to Lunenburg County with settlers from Europe and Scotland where rushes have been used since medieval times.  Rush a tall plant with a round stem provided...
February 15, 2020 to February 16, 2020 Snowshoe Demonstration This weekend our interpreters will be demonstrating the traditional art of snowshoe making. We have snowshoes available for you to experience snowshoeing first hand. For additional information: Joan...
February 17, 2020 Heritage Day Ross Farm will be open for Heritage Day on February 17th. Take advantage of the holiday to learn some local history and enjoy a day on the farm. For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-...
February 22, 2020 to February 23, 2020 By the Light of the Candle In the early 1800s, the only source of light would have been by candle. Many families would have had to make their own candles or else go with no light at all. Come join staff in making dipped...
February 29, 2020 to March 1, 2020 Open Hearth Cooking See how our ancestors would have prepared food for the family and savor the aroma of food cooking on the open hearth. Sample some of these dishes. For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-...
March 14, 2020 to March 22, 2020 March Break Come out for March Break on the farm. Each day will have a theme relating to the farm. As always there will be lots of hands-on activities for everyone to enjoy and crafts that everyone can...
March 28, 2020 to March 29, 2020 Wonders of Maple Syrup We don’t tap a lot of trees at Ross Farm Museum, but we still have fun with maple syrup.  Sample maple syrup and pancakes in Rosebank Cottage, learn about the process of tapping trees, collecting sap...