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July 2017

Canada Day

July 1, 2017 @ 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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Come and experience an 1867 rural Dominion Day celebration! Pinhey's Point has long been a destination to escape the city and enjoy leisure activities along the Ottawa River. Help us recreate this experience through participation in heritage games and activities from the period, including graces and tug of war. Cost: By Donation

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Can you dig it?

July 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until July 22, 2017

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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$6.25

Get your hands dirty like Indiana Jones while learning about archaeology at a real archeological site! Dig for artefacts in our pit, identify mysterious objects and learn hand-on techniques that archaeologists use every day! Portions of this program will be outdoors so please come dressed for the weather. Children ages 6 to 10. Registration required.​

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May 2018

History Hikes

May 20 @ 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

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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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 until August 18, 2018

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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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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Seed to Savour

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 18, 2018

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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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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