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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...
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...
September 24, 2016 to September 25, 2016
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
September 24, 2016 to September 25, 2016
Pumpkin Harvest It’s that time to come and harvest the pumpkin you planted in the spring. They are all ready to go so do not forget to come and pick up your pumpkin. This fall we are doing our pumpkin harvest on...
October 8, 2016 Basket Making Demonstration Member of the NS Basketry Guild will be here demonstrating witherod basket making from 10:00 - 4:00. For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-2210 1-877-689-2210rossfarm@novascotia.ca

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