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What’s happening at the City Museums in September?

September 5, 2019
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The City of Ottawa museums are celebrating the end of summer while embracing fall. There is still a lot of fun to be had before longer nights set in.

There is a Country Barn Dance at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum on Saturday, September 7 from 5:30 to 11 pm. Have one last summer party before harvesting starts. This adults-only event will feature a roast dinner, cash bar and lots of dancing. There will be live music and calling by Le Grand Portage and tunes by DJ Hokum. Grab you ticket now using barcode 1513189! Tickets are $40 each.

People dancing

Harvest is in full swing at Pinhey’s Point Historic Site. Celebrate Horaceville Harvest on Sunday September 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 10 am to 4 pm and learn how Ottawans used to prepare for fall and winter. Discover traditional methods of food preservation with a new theme each week:

  • Sunday, September 8 – Pickling
  • Sunday, September 15 – Seed saving
  • Sunday, September 22 – Carrot Jam
  • Sunday September 29 - Garlic

Admission is by donation.

A young women works during the harvest at Horaceville

Fairfields Heritage House is celebrating the harvest on Sunday September 15 from 10 am to 4 pm. Learn about local harvest traditions and enjoy a petting zoo from Big Sky Ranch!

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