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January 14, 2017 to January 15, 2017
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...
January 21, 2017 to January 22, 2017
Rug Hooking Demonstration Rug hooking is both an art and a craft where rugs are made by pulling loops of yarn or fabric through a base such as burlap. The loops are pulled through the backing material by using a small hook....
January 28, 2017 to January 29, 2017
Toboggan Making Demonstration This weekend our interpreters will be demonstrating how to make a wooden toboggan. For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-2210 1-877-689-2210rossfarm@novascotia.ca
February 4, 2017 to February 5, 2017
Tatting Demonstration Visit Ross Farm Museum this weekend and chat with our interpreters as they demonstrate the beautiful art of both needle and shuttle tatting. For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-2210 1-...
February 11, 2017 to February 12, 2017
By the Light of the Candle In the early 1800's 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 18, 2017 to February 19, 2017
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 25, 2017 to February 26, 2017
Flax Demonstration This weekend staff will be on hand to inform and demonstrate the steps involved from the planting of the seed to the spinning of the fiber. For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-2210 1-...
March 4, 2017 to March 5, 2017
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 11, 2017 to March 19, 2017
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 25, 2017 to March 26, 2017
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...