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May 7, 2016 Ross Farm Learning Centre - Grand Opening We did it, thanks to you! Please join us to celebrate the official opening of the Learning Centre at Ross Farm on Saturday, May 7th 10:00am for the ceremonial ribbon cutting, a heritage quilt exhibit...
May 8, 2016 Mother’s Day Imagine coming to a place where all you could see was trees, water and earth. This is what the settlers of Sherbrooke had to start with to build a home and life for themselves. The women had to help...
May 21, 2016 to May 22, 2016
WW2 Encampment Join us and the Atlantic Canadian World War 2 Living History Association this weekend at the museum. For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-2210 1-877-689-2210rossfarm@novascotia.ca
May 21, 2016 to May 23, 2016
Wooly Weekend Spring is here and the sheep at Ross Farm Museum have had their lambs and are ready for their annual shearing. There will be demonstrations in sheep shearing, washing & spinning wool. Learn about...
June 4, 2016 to June 5, 2016
Pumpkin Planting What better way to celebrate the start of the summer than to join the annual pumpkin planting days at Ross Farm Museum? Bring the children and let them plant a pumpkin seed, then they can return in...
June 19, 2016 Father's Day On Sunday join staff for tea & cake in Rose Bank Cottage. Free admission for Father’s. For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-2210 1-877-689-2210rossfarm@novascotia.ca
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 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...

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