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City of Ottawa Museums

Upcoming Events

May 2018

Boxed Lunches

May 16 @ 8:00 am - September 2 @ 5:00 pm
Billings Estate National Historic Site, 2100 Cabot Street Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario K1H 6K1 Canada
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y 16 to September 2 If you’re interested in refreshments but prefer a more casual meal than our Tea on the Lawn service, boxed lunches are available and can be enjoyed while picnicking on the Museum grounds. Boxed lunches include one of the sandwiches being prepared for the day’s tea service, a dessert, a drink, and a piece of fruit. Please call ahead to avoid disappointment. Cost: $7.65 per boxed lunch (including taxes)

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Heritage Power

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cumberland Heritage Village Museum, 2940 Old Montreal Road
Cumberland, Ontario K4C 1G3 Canada
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Sunday, May 27 – 10 am to 4 pm Hosted by Vintage Iron and Traditions of Eastern Ontario, this popular event showcases the machines, tools, and techniques that made early rural life in this region possible.  Come check out exhibitor displays and demonstrations from farm equipment to steam engines. The popularization of new technologies like the refrigerator or the radio brought big changes to the home, farm, and field. We’ll take you on a journey through the major technological advancements…

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History Hikes

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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  Sundays from May 20 to September 2 – 10 am to 12 pm* Are you planning to spend some time exploring the scenic parkland, shoreline, and farmers’ fields at Pinhey’s Point? Complement your visit with a short introduction (approximately 30 minutes) to the natural heritage of the area. Every week we’ll touch on a different theme that will enhance your experience at our site. Find us on the waterfront near the dock. *Weather and schedule permitting Cost: By donation

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June 2018

History Hikes

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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  Sundays from May 20 to September 2 – 10 am to 12 pm* Are you planning to spend some time exploring the scenic parkland, shoreline, and farmers’ fields at Pinhey’s Point? Complement your visit with a short introduction (approximately 30 minutes) to the natural heritage of the area. Every week we’ll touch on a different theme that will enhance your experience at our site. Find us on the waterfront near the dock. *Weather and schedule permitting Cost: By donation

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PD Day: Baseball in Nepean

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nepean Museum, 16 Rowley Avenue
Nepean, Ontario k2G 1L9 Canada
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Friday, June 8 – 9 am to 4 pm Ages 6 to 9 When school’s out, we’re ready to play ball! We’ll learn about the history of baseball in Nepean and hear stories of some its best known local players, including Doug Frobel. Then we’ll head out to the diamond and practice our skills before giving them a try in a game. Our baseball-themed craft is sure to be a homerun! Participants should bring their own packed lunch. Cost: $25…

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Seed to Savour

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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Saturdays from June 9 to August 18 – 10 am to 4 pm Learn more about how food was produced during early years at Horaceville. Each Saturday we’ll focus on different seasonal produce, historical recipes, period-appropriate cooking and preservation methods, and more. You can even get your hands dirty in our heritage garden as our interpreters provide information while weeding, planting, and harvesting according to the season! Cost: By donation

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Makers at the Museum: A Plein Air Watercolour Workshop

June 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairfields Heritage House, 3080 Richmond Road
Nepean, Ontario k2B 7J5 Canada
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Saturday, June 9 – 12 pm to 4 pm Ages 16 and up Inspired by the paintings and life of Winnifred Sinclair Bell, join us at the museum for a watercolour workshop led by Jennifer Nicol from Jennifer’s Flying Colours. Let our beautiful grounds and gardens as well as the striking features of the 19thcentury gothic revival farmhouse serve as your backdrop while you are led step-by-step through different watercolour techniques. You will produce your very own card based on…

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History Hikes

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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  Sundays from May 20 to September 2 – 10 am to 12 pm* Are you planning to spend some time exploring the scenic parkland, shoreline, and farmers’ fields at Pinhey’s Point? Complement your visit with a short introduction (approximately 30 minutes) to the natural heritage of the area. Every week we’ll touch on a different theme that will enhance your experience at our site. Find us on the waterfront near the dock. *Weather and schedule permitting Cost: By donation

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‘Pop’ Culture

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cumberland Heritage Village Museum, 2940 Old Montreal Road
Cumberland, Ontario K4C 1G3 Canada
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Sunday, June 17 – 10 am to 4 pm Explore all things ‘pop’ culture at the museum this Father’s Day! The 1920s and 1930s saw more and more popular culture products hit the market for mass consumption. Widely accessible mass communication technologies like radio and movies meant popular culture became an influential part of people’s daily lives. Learn to dance the Charleston and the Foxtrot, print your own newspaper advertisement, and more! From silent films and the Group of Seven,…

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Settler Survival

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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Sunday, June 17 – 10 am to 4 pm Join us for some family fun this Father’s Day! Do you have what it takes to survive the ‘Ottawa Trail’?. Take up the challenge, gather your provisions, and navigate scenarios that will recreate some of the historical challenges and turns of fortune faced by early settlers like Hamnett Pinhey as they made their new homes in the Ottawa region. Cost: $6.50 single; $10.75 pair; $17.25 family

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History Hikes

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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  Sundays from May 20 to September 2 – 10 am to 12 pm* Are you planning to spend some time exploring the scenic parkland, shoreline, and farmers’ fields at Pinhey’s Point? Complement your visit with a short introduction (approximately 30 minutes) to the natural heritage of the area. Every week we’ll touch on a different theme that will enhance your experience at our site. Find us on the waterfront near the dock. *Weather and schedule permitting Cost: By donation

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History Hikes

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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  Sundays from May 20 to September 2 – 10 am to 12 pm* Are you planning to spend some time exploring the scenic parkland, shoreline, and farmers’ fields at Pinhey’s Point? Complement your visit with a short introduction (approximately 30 minutes) to the natural heritage of the area. Every week we’ll touch on a different theme that will enhance your experience at our site. Find us on the waterfront near the dock. *Weather and schedule permitting Cost: By donation

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July 2018

History Hikes

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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  Sundays from May 20 to September 2 – 10 am to 12 pm* Are you planning to spend some time exploring the scenic parkland, shoreline, and farmers’ fields at Pinhey’s Point? Complement your visit with a short introduction (approximately 30 minutes) to the natural heritage of the area. Every week we’ll touch on a different theme that will enhance your experience at our site. Find us on the waterfront near the dock. *Weather and schedule permitting Cost: By donation

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History Hikes

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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  Sundays from May 20 to September 2 – 10 am to 12 pm* Are you planning to spend some time exploring the scenic parkland, shoreline, and farmers’ fields at Pinhey’s Point? Complement your visit with a short introduction (approximately 30 minutes) to the natural heritage of the area. Every week we’ll touch on a different theme that will enhance your experience at our site. Find us on the waterfront near the dock. *Weather and schedule permitting Cost: By donation

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History Hikes

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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  Sundays from May 20 to September 2 – 10 am to 12 pm* Are you planning to spend some time exploring the scenic parkland, shoreline, and farmers’ fields at Pinhey’s Point? Complement your visit with a short introduction (approximately 30 minutes) to the natural heritage of the area. Every week we’ll touch on a different theme that will enhance your experience at our site. Find us on the waterfront near the dock. *Weather and schedule permitting Cost: By donation

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Your Inner Engineer: Bridge Building

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 19, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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Sunday, May 20, July 15, and August 19 – 1 pm to 4 pm Inspired by our latest exhibition, From Paddlewheels to Railways, put your engineering skills to work as you build a model bridge and test its strength. Learn more about the rise of rail and the shift from travel on the river to travel across land. This interactive program will be offered throughout the afternoon. Make sure to drop by during your visit! Cost: By donation

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History Hikes

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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  Sundays from May 20 to September 2 – 10 am to 12 pm* Are you planning to spend some time exploring the scenic parkland, shoreline, and farmers’ fields at Pinhey’s Point? Complement your visit with a short introduction (approximately 30 minutes) to the natural heritage of the area. Every week we’ll touch on a different theme that will enhance your experience at our site. Find us on the waterfront near the dock. *Weather and schedule permitting Cost: By donation

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History Hikes

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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  Sundays from May 20 to September 2 – 10 am to 12 pm* Are you planning to spend some time exploring the scenic parkland, shoreline, and farmers’ fields at Pinhey’s Point? Complement your visit with a short introduction (approximately 30 minutes) to the natural heritage of the area. Every week we’ll touch on a different theme that will enhance your experience at our site. Find us on the waterfront near the dock. *Weather and schedule permitting Cost: By donation

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August 2018

History Hikes

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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  Sundays from May 20 to September 2 – 10 am to 12 pm* Are you planning to spend some time exploring the scenic parkland, shoreline, and farmers’ fields at Pinhey’s Point? Complement your visit with a short introduction (approximately 30 minutes) to the natural heritage of the area. Every week we’ll touch on a different theme that will enhance your experience at our site. Find us on the waterfront near the dock. *Weather and schedule permitting Cost: By donation

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History Hikes

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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  Sundays from May 20 to September 2 – 10 am to 12 pm* Are you planning to spend some time exploring the scenic parkland, shoreline, and farmers’ fields at Pinhey’s Point? Complement your visit with a short introduction (approximately 30 minutes) to the natural heritage of the area. Every week we’ll touch on a different theme that will enhance your experience at our site. Find us on the waterfront near the dock. *Weather and schedule permitting Cost: By donation

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History Hikes

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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  Sundays from May 20 to September 2 – 10 am to 12 pm* Are you planning to spend some time exploring the scenic parkland, shoreline, and farmers’ fields at Pinhey’s Point? Complement your visit with a short introduction (approximately 30 minutes) to the natural heritage of the area. Every week we’ll touch on a different theme that will enhance your experience at our site. Find us on the waterfront near the dock. *Weather and schedule permitting Cost: By donation

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Your Inner Engineer: Bridge Building

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 19, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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Sunday, May 20, July 15, and August 19 – 1 pm to 4 pm Inspired by our latest exhibition, From Paddlewheels to Railways, put your engineering skills to work as you build a model bridge and test its strength. Learn more about the rise of rail and the shift from travel on the river to travel across land. This interactive program will be offered throughout the afternoon. Make sure to drop by during your visit! Cost: By donation

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History Hikes

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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  Sundays from May 20 to September 2 – 10 am to 12 pm* Are you planning to spend some time exploring the scenic parkland, shoreline, and farmers’ fields at Pinhey’s Point? Complement your visit with a short introduction (approximately 30 minutes) to the natural heritage of the area. Every week we’ll touch on a different theme that will enhance your experience at our site. Find us on the waterfront near the dock. *Weather and schedule permitting Cost: By donation

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September 2018

History Hikes

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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  Sundays from May 20 to September 2 – 10 am to 12 pm* Are you planning to spend some time exploring the scenic parkland, shoreline, and farmers’ fields at Pinhey’s Point? Complement your visit with a short introduction (approximately 30 minutes) to the natural heritage of the area. Every week we’ll touch on a different theme that will enhance your experience at our site. Find us on the waterfront near the dock. *Weather and schedule permitting Cost: By donation

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