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   2017 Special Events 

Smiths Falls Heritage House Museum
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11 Old Sly’s Road, Box 695, Smiths Falls, ON  K7A 4T6
(613) 283-6311
E-mail:heritagehouse@smithsfalls.ca, Website: www.smithsfalls.ca/heritagehouse
Facebook page : www.facebook.com/HeritageHouseMuseum
Twitter: @museum_SF

 

January 26, 2017 - Smiths Falls and District Historical Society

Annual General Meeting and Program –  At Home in Tay Valley with Kay Rogers

The meeting will be hosted at the Smiths Falls Heritage House Museum at 7:00 p.m, door opens at 6:30.  Admission is $5.00 per person with free entry for those who are members of the Historical Society. The revamped Historical Society has monthly meetings that focus on local achievements and events that draw on the experiences and memories of those who attend. Call 613-283-6311 for more information.  Everyone is Welcome!

 

February 16, 2017 : Lushes with Brushes - Paint Night 

Beat the winter blues with another fun-filled Paint Night with local artist, Jenine McCann! Jenine will be guiding participants in the steps to produce a beautiful painting, so no previous experience is required. In fact, we encourage those new to painting! The cost is $40/ person including painting supplies and refreshments. Time: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Pre-registration is required as this is a 19+ event. Register by calling 613-283-6311, emailing heritagehouse@smithsfalls.ca.

 

February 23 2017 - Smiths Falls and District Historical Society –  Uncovering the Past with Metal Detectors

Join the Historical Society as they welcome Jasper resident, Ward Hewitt.  Ward will be sharing his captivating hobby of metal detecting, sharing some pointers and many of his exciting findings.  The meeting will be hosted at the Smiths Falls Heritage House Museum at 7:00 p.m, door opens at 6:30.  Admission is $5.00 per person with free entry for those who are members of the Historical Society. The Historical Society has monthly meetings that focus on local achievements and events that draw on the experiences and memories of those who attend. Call 613-283-6311 for more information.  Everyone is Welcome!

 

March 12, 2017 : Irish Stew Family Luncheon

11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Join the museum for a tasty lunch while you enjoy the uplifting sounds of traditional Irish music. Celebrate Irish culture as we lead up to St. Patrick’s Day and kick off our Ottawa Valley Irish Exhibition.  Sample locally made Irish stew with Irish soda bread baked fresh in our brick bake oven.  Stay tuned for more details. 

 

March 12 - May 28, 2017 : May the Road Rise up to Meet You - A History of the Ottawa Valley Irish

The Heritage House Museum welcomes you to discover the heritage of Ottawa Valley's Irish Settlers.  Our region has had a rich history of Irish cultural influence steming from waves of immigration including the Peter Robinson Settler's, the Potato Famine, and Coolattin Estates.  Learn about the Irish labourers who helped to build the Rideau Canal. For information please call: 613-283-6311 or email: heritagehouse@smithsfalls.ca.

 

March 16, 2017 : Lushes with Brushes - Paint Night 

Beat the winter blues with another fun-filled Paint Night with local artist, Jenine McCann! Jenine will be guiding participants in the steps to produce a beautiful painting, so no previous experience is required. In fact, we encourage those new to painting! The cost is $40/ person including painting supplies and refreshments. Time: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Pre-registration is required as this is a 19+ event. Register by calling 613-283-6311, emailing heritagehouse@smithsfalls.ca.

 

March 23, 2017 - The Forwardness of Spring with Claudia Smith

Join the Historical Society as they welcome local writer, Claudia Smith, as she discusses rural road conditions and travelling in days gone by, through the "Forwardness of Spring" and the "Backwardness of Winter."  A local historian, Claudia will share some of her favourite stories of these road weary seasons.  The meeting will be hosted at the Smiths Falls Heritage House Museum at 7:00 p.m, door opens at 6:30.  Admission is $5.00 per person with free entry for those who are members of the Historical Society. The Historical Society has monthly meetings that focus on local achievements and events that draw on the experiences and memories of those who attend. Call 613-283-6311 for more information.  Everyone is Welcome!