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June 22, 2019 to June 23, 2019 The Village Blacksmith In the spring of 1817, Daniel McKay became the first blacksmith in Sherbrooke (New Ross). The blacksmith shop, with its collection of tools, played an important role in this settlement. This weekend...
July 1, 2019 Happy Birthday Canada Come out and celebrate the coming together of this great country that we live in, at Ross Farm Museum. There is something for the whole family to enjoy. See the animals, go on a wagon ride, or relax...
July 6, 2019 to July 7, 2019 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 13, 2019 to July 14, 2019 Stave Mill in Operation At Ross Farm today hear the roar of the saws and the smell of the freshly cut spruce and balsam fir as the mill produces barrel staves and heads for our cooperage shop. For additional information:...
July 17, 2019 From the Old Grindstone Staff will be on hand today to demonstrate tool sharpening techniques using a grindstone. They will show what tools can be sharpened using the grindstone, and the proper way to use this device.   For...
July 27, 2019 to July 28, 2019 A Handful of Straw Making hats by braiding natural fibres is considered an art by some, but at one time, it was simply a fact of life.  When labourers were out all day under the hot sun, protection was a necessity. ...
August 3, 2019 to August 4, 2019 I Remember the One Room School In the early days, children attended a small one-room schoolhouse. Students were not divided into rooms by grade level, due to there only being one room, they had to learn their lessons together. Now...
August 7, 2019 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, 2019 New Ross Birthday Today is 203rd Birthday of the settlement of New Ross. Birthday cake will be served in Rosebank Cottage.   For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-2210 1-877-689-2210rossfarm@novascotia.ca
August 10, 2019 to August 11, 2019 Yellow Birch Hats Today staff will demonstrate hat making using strips of wood known as "sheens" stripped from freshly-gathered yellow-birch logs. For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-2210 1-877-689-...

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