Makers at the Museum
Each workshop will tie into the rich history of Fairfields Heritage House and local artisans will be on site to share their diverse skills and talents with participants.
Paint Your Own Serving Tray Workshop
Saturday, July 7 – 12 pm to 4 pm
Ages 16 and up
Customize and finish building your very own vintage wooden serving tray. This workshop will be led by Sharon from Paint Parties Ottawa who will guide you step-by-step through creating this wonderful hand crafted home décor piece. Enjoy a guided tour of Fairfields Heritage House and learn more about the Bell family’s history as successful dairy farmers. You can even take inspiration from the Bell family with a dairy-themed design for your tray! Refreshments will be provided. Registration is required and personalized stencils (with participant names) will be available to those who register early (3 or more business days in advance of the workshop).
Cost: $50 per person
Registration is required. 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”.
A minimum of 3 participants is required for the program to run.
Family Fun at Fairfields
Sunday, July 1 – 10 am to 4 pm
Celebrate Canada Day with fun and games! Bring a picnic and relax with family and friends on our beautiful grounds. Show off your Canadian history knowledge at our quiz station, create your own Canada Day t-shirt, enjoy lawn games, and more!
Cost: By donation
Take your class to Fairfields for our unique school programs. Contact the Nepean Museum for more information at 613-580-9638, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.