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July 27, 2017 Stave Mill in Operation Did you know New Ross once had over 120 Cooper Shops making barrels for the Annapolis Valley? To supply the cooper shops with the stock needed mills were eventually built that produced stock at a...
August 8, 2017 Rosebank Cottage Celebrates 200 Years This year the Ross home is 200 years old, so in honour of this occasion, we will be offering scheduled guided tours of the home throughout the day which will give an understanding of the actual...
August 16, 2017 The Apple Barrel Industry 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. At the cooperage shop you will...
August 23, 2017 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 26, 2017 to August 27, 2017
Antique Engine Club Members of the Gasoline engine club will be on hand with displays and demonstrations of older style farm equipment.  For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-2210 1-877-689-2210rossfarm@...
September 2, 2017 to September 4, 2017
Family Participation Days Today the day to step back in time and do some everyday hands on activities. Different activities will be scheduled each day such as wood punching, quill pen writing, taffy pull, candle dipping, cow...
September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017
Cider Days See demonstrations in cider making & apple paring. Learn about the apple barrel industry and the importance of this industry to our community. For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-...
September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017
Pumpkin Harvest It’s time to harvest the pumpkin you planted in June. For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-2210 1-877-689-2210rossfarm@novascotia.ca
September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017
World War 2 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
October 7, 2017 Witherod Basket Demonstration Members of the NS Basketry guild will be demonstrating harvest basket making from 10:0-4:00 at the museum. For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-2210 1-877-689-2210rossfarm@novascotia.ca

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