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July 19, 2018 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...
July 21, 2018 to July 22, 2018 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.   Admission Adult $10.00 Senior (65+) $8.00 Students (with...
July 26, 2018 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 1, 2018 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 7, 2018 New Ross Birthday Today is 202nd Birthday of the settlement of New Ross. Birthday cake will be served at Rosebank Cottage.   Admission Adult $10.00 Senior (65+) $8.00 Students (with Student Card) $7.00 Child (6-17...
August 11, 2018 to August 12, 2018 Yellow Birch Hats Today staff will demonstrate hat making using strips of wood known as "sheens" stripped from freshly-gathered yellow-birch logs. Admission Adult $10.00 Senior (65+) $8.00 Students (with Student Card...
August 18, 2018 to August 19, 2018 Spoon Making Demonstration Wooden spoons have always been a must-have utensil in most kitchens throughout time. They come in all shapes and sizes with many uses. Today staff in our farm woodworking shop will show the steps...
August 22, 2018 Nothing but the Flax 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. Admission Adult $10.00 Senior (65+) $8.00 Students (with...
August 22, 2018 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-...
September 1, 2018 to September 3, 2018 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...

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