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July 2, 2016 Making Do - Curator Talk on the Quilts of 1800-1920 Saturday, July 2nd, 1pm - 3pm Join Polly on July 2nd for a conversation about the antique quilts displayed in the Learning Centre this summer, how and why they were produced, and what we can learn...
July 3, 2016 Atlantic Spinners and Handweavers Members of the Atlantic Spinners and Weavers Guild will be demonstrating at the museum on Sunday from 10:00 - 4:00 in the Learning Centre. For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-2210 1-...
July 9, 2016 to July 10, 2016
Tatting Demonstration in Rosebank Cottage 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-...
July 9, 2016 An afternoon with Writer Christy Ann Conlin July 9th from 1:30 - 3:00 Join Christy Ann Conlin for a reading from her new novel, The Memento, a literary ghost story, published by Doubleday/Penguin Random House. Christy Ann will share her love...
July 13, 2016 The Apple Barrel Industry Barrels in Nova Scotia were very important in the shipping and storing of goods particularly for the apple industry for many years. Both mills and cooperages worked hand and hand to meet the large...
August 7, 2016 Mary Ross Tea - New Ross 200th Anniversary Today is the 200th Birthday of the settlement of New Ross. Come and join the guests at Rosebank Cottage to celebrate the past and enjoy an old-fashioned tea party from2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Visitors are...
August 10, 2016 Nothing but the Flax Today at the museum 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-...
August 17, 2016 Mill Day At Ross Farm today hear the roar of the saws and the smell of the freshly cut spruce and balsam fir as the mill produce barrel staves and heads for our cooperage shop.     For additional information...
August 27, 2016 Annual Maritime Hand Scything Competition On Saturday we will be holding a scything school for those interested in learning how to hand scythe, along with a haying demonstration. On Sunday the Hand Mowing Championship will be held, along...
September 3, 2016 to September 5, 2016
Family Participation Days Have you ever wanted to milk a cow or help in blacksmithing? Today is your chance, bring the whole family down and try your hand at the skills that your fore fathers took for granted as just part of...

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