Events Archive

Sat, July 13 - Sun, July 14, 2019

Women’s Heritage Celebration

The Women's Heritage Celebration is an annual celebration of women’s work in the home and community, with activities for the entire family throughout the village grounds. There will be hands-on opportunities and demonstrations for visitors so check out the details below!
 

Saturday

Demonstrations (9:30am to 4:00pm)
This year’s event focuses on women as “makers” showcasing traditional and contemporary skills and creations. Women makers who practice a variety of traditional and contemporary skills will be demonstrating and working on their creations throughout the village. The majority of makers will be on-site on Saturday.

Maker Space (9:30am to 4:00pm)
A maker’s space in the Clam Factory on Saturday will give visitors a chance to learn a little bit about a lot, and maybe inspire you to pick up a new hobby, or re-kindle old interests.

Special Guest Workshops (9:30am - 11:30am, pre-registration required)
Forge Your Own Nail in a personal half hour workshop with our special guest blacksmith, Sarah Wechsler. 
There will be four 30 minute workshop slots offered between 9:30am and 11:30am
Fee: $20 per 30 minute slot. 
Please contact the Heritage Village at 902-845-1937 to book your slot. Pre-registration is required.

Forge Your Own Garden Stake in a personal one hour workshop with our special guest blacksmith, Alexa Jaffurs. 
There will be two 60 minute workshop slots offered between 9:30am and 11:30am
Fee: $40 per 60 minute slot. 
Please contact the Heritage Village at 902-845-1937 to book your slot. Pre-registration is required.
 

Sunday

Demonstrations (9:30am to 4:00pm)
The majority of makers will be on-site on Saturday, however there will be a number of activities on Sunday including traditional skills demonstrations throughout the Village grounds and select maker demonstrations in the Clam Factory. 

Sunday Ecumenical Church Service - 1:00pm
Rev. Tricia Ingram will be leading the ecumenical church service at 1 PM in the historic Clam Harbour Church here at Memory Lane. All are welcome! 
Organist Pearl Akers will be returning to play the pump organ in the Church. Come and sing along to traditional hymns from the 1940s.

Old Fashioned Tea Social - 1:30pm & 2:30pm
Seatings at 1:30 and 2:30 PM. Tickets are $10 each.
Click Here to pre-purchase your Tea Social tickets. A limited number will be available at the door on a first come, first served basis.



Please Note: Memory Lane Heritage Village has free-roaming farm animals on site and does not allow pets within the Village grounds.

 

Photo Credit: Veronica Horsman
Photos by Veronica Horsman

 

Time: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Fee: Free admission, Donations appreciated

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Menu

The standard Cookhouse menu will be available during this event. 

The Cookhouse is open from 11am to 3pm.

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