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September 2016

Adult Lecture Series: Salt Box Talks Revisited – Fall 2016 Schedule

September 1, 2016 - October 1, 2016
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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This program is designed for those who would like to discover artifacts and art history, appreciate North Hills Museum and the surrounding community. Each session will include a PowerPoint presentation on a selected theme, a guided tour of the collection where applicable and delicious baked treats and refreshments. Each lecture is $10.00 per person. A great way to spend fall Tuesdays! Registration required, call 902-532-2168, or email northhillsmuseum@gmail.com Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 10 am – 12 pm or 1:30 – 3:30 pm Painting…

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Tea and Garden Party

September 11, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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Join us for an afternoon of live music, tea and wonderful treats. Free family event, donations welcome. North Hills Museum September 11 – 2 to 4 pm For more information, call 902 532-2168, or email northhillsmuseum@gmail.com.

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October 2016

Ghost Town 2016: Sinclair Inn Escape Rooms

October 1, 2016 - October 31, 2016
Sinclair Inn, 230 Lower St. George Street
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0 Canada
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You are locked into the Sinclair Inn and you have 45 minutes to work together and gather all the clues to find a key to get out, or you will be accused of murder or hanged. We offer two themed rooms that allow you to step back in time and experience the intrigue of our local history. 1 – The Armstrong Room Lawrence Armstrong (1664–1739), Lieutenant–Governor of Nova Scotia, was found dead with five stab wounds and a sword beside…

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November 2016

Victorian Christmas

November 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016
O’Dell House Museum, 136 St. George Street
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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Join us for our annual return to the late 19th century, and celebrate a very Victorian Christmas. The O’Dell House Museum will be beautifully trimmed with decorations made from the forests and gardens of Annapolis County. Our animators will be exquisitely dressed in Victorian costume. We will also feature an exhibit of vintage ornaments and Christmas post cards. Top off your visit with a glass of hot mulled cider and home-made cookies as you sing carols with friends. November 25…

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Antique Christmas Postcards

November 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016
O’Dell House Museum, 136 St. George Street
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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Visit the special exhibition space on the second floor of the O’Dell House Museum. During the Christmas season, we will be featuring an exhibition of antique Christmas postcards from 1900 to 1910 belonging to Lois Jenkins. Exhibition Hours: Tuesday to Thursday 1 – 4 pm Friday 1 – 8 pm Saturday 9 am – 5 pm Sunday & Monday - Closed

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February 2017

Fort Anne through the Centuries

February 20
O’Dell House Museum, 136 St. George Street
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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Join us for the opening of “Fort Anne through the Centuries” and celebrate Heritage Day with our guest lecturer A. D. Boutilier, who will present The Citadel on Stage. The Citadel on Stage is a lively and entertaining social history. While it is a biography of the people of Halifax during the colonial era, it is also the story of the British army and Royal navy in a garrison town, and a study of the relationship of politics, religion, economics, and…

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Fort Anne through the Centuries

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - April 15 @ 5:00 pm
O’Dell House Museum, 136 St. George Street
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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The O’Dell House Museum and Fort Anne National Historic Site invite you to this exhibition of maps, lithographs, and photos from the Fort Anne archives. This collection, at one time or another, was exhibited in the museum of the Officers’ Quarters at Fort Anne. In celebration of Fort Anne’s 100th anniversary, as Canada’s first administered national historic site, the Annapolis Heritage Society is pleased to host this collection of seldom-seen images and memorabilia. 2nd floor of the O’Dell House Museum…

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August 2017

Painting in Canada Part 1, In Celebration of Canada 150

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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$6.00

We will trace the origins of painting in Canada from the early French patronage of the church in the 17th century to the English tradition of painting images of important officials, merchants and their properties. We will explore the Canadian landscape through the eyes of 18thcentury topographical painters, and the wonderful paintings of everyday life by Krieghoff and Kane. The works of the academically trained artists will also be explored, that would lead to the foundation of different art societies and…

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North Hills Museum Annual Vintage Automobile Show

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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View cars, trucks and tractors dating from 1900 – 1980. Chat with the owners, take pictures and enjoy the museum. All are welcome at this free family event. For more information contact Brenda Keen at North Hills Museum 902-532-2168, or email northhillsmuseum@gmail.com

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Painting in Canada Part 2, In Celebration of Canada 150

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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$6.00

Our travels continue through post confederation Canada with the impressionistic style paintings by members of the Canadian Art Club, to the struggle to define nationalism as seen in the works of Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven, and contemporaries such as Emily Carr. We will also study the works of great modern painters such as Alfred Pellan, Paul Emile Borduas and Jean Paul Riopelle. The 1950s and 60s produced great abstract artists such as Jock MacDonald and Jack Bush, and…

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