Saturday, December 8 from 9 am to 1 pm
You’re invited to Fairfields Heritage House as we celebrate the season with a morning of family fun! Explore Christmas traditions throughout the years with a holiday craft and a delightful assortment of both indoor and outdoor activities (don’t forget to dress warmly!). This program is perfect for kids and is sure to bring cheer to the whole family. Christmas goodies and hot chocolate will be served.
Cost: $17.25 family; $6.50 single; $10.75 pair
This is a drop-in style program; registration is not required.
Fairfields Victorian Christmas
Saturday, December 8 from 5 pm to 8 pm
Step back in time at Fairfields Heritage House at this adult only program exploring Victorian Christmas traditions. Enjoy traditional food and drink, performances by the Dickens Carolers, and get creative with a seasonal craft. Did you know that the social and cultural impact of the Victorian era can still be seen in the ways many of us celebrate the season? Discover the origins of familiar holiday practices from Christmas trees to mincemeat pies – and even where the practice of adding expensive liquors to eggnog came from. Our striking 19th century Gothic Revival farmhouse is the perfect setting for making cherished memories with family and friends.
Cost: $22.60 per person. Space is limited. Advance registration is recommended.
Please note that alcohol will be served at this program. Guests may be asked for ID to verify age. Ticket price includes one drink. Cash bar will also be available.
You can register for this program using the City of Ottawa’s online registration system. Enter the program barcode in the box labelled “Search for programs by barcode”. Click “Add” and log in to complete registration. If you do not already have an account, click “Create new family account”.
Makers at the Museum
Authentic Wreath Making Workshop
Tuesday, November 27 – 5 pm to 8pm
Ages 16 and up
*Registration is now closed.
Create a one-of-a-kind holiday wreath that is sure to add a festive touch to your home or bring joy to a family member or friend as the perfect handmade gift. A professional florist will guide you through the process of building a traditional wreath with fresh materials from Greenbank Flowers and Gifts in Nepean. Whether a beginner or an experienced DIYer, our 19th century Gothic Revival farm house is the perfect setting to inspire holiday creativity and cheer. Light refreshments will be served.
Cost: $70 per person (supplies included)
Take your class to Fairfields for our unique school programs. Contact the Nepean Museum for more information at 613-580-9638, or email@example.com.
Food and drink
Fairfields Heritage House is the perfect picnic location. Visitors are also welcome to bring their own snacks or meals and enjoy them in the park. To preserve the artefacts in the museum, no eating is permitted in the exhibition spaces.