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August 2018

Restoration and Conservation / Salt Box Lecture Series

August 14 @ 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

Restoration and Conservation: Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 7:00 – 9:00pm. Learn about the evolution of restoration and conservation in paintings and antiques. Discover some of the techniques that museums use to maintain their collections and how they may be applicable to the preservation of your own treasures.   Discussion will also include fascinating stories of conservation from the lecturer’s own experience. Instead of watching summer re-runs on television, why not revisit some of our most popular Salt Box lectures on selected…

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The Royal Academy at North Hills / Salt Box Lecture Series

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$6.00

The Royal Academy at North Hills: Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Founded by King George III in 1768, the Royal Academy of the Arts raised the position of artists through education and opportunities to exhibit their work. During the Georgian Period (1714-1830), some of the most famous members included Sir Frances Chantrey, George Chinnery, Francis Cotes, John Hoppner and George Morland, all for you to discover at North Hills Museum. Instead of watching summer re-runs on television,…

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September 2018

Tea & Garden Party at North Hills Museum

September 9 @ 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 our annual afternoon of live music, tea and treats. This is a free family event. Donations are welcome.

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Jazz Café at North Hills Museum featuring Mark Riley

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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$25.00

Mark Riley is originally from the Dartmouth area of Nova Scotia, where he started out as a gospel singer in his hometown of Loon Lake. In 1995, Mark was quickly recruited by the ECMA Award winning Nova Scotia Mass Choir, where he performed and toured Atlantic Canada as a Tenor and Soloist. A few highlights with the choir were the Jazz East Jazz Festival, several ECMA (East Coast Music Asssociation) performances, and also the Martin Luther King Tributes at the…

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Annapolis County Goes to War 1914 – 1918 / North Hills Museum Salt Box Talk

September 25
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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$10.00

September 25, 2018 Tuesday 10:00am – 12:00pm or 1:30 – 3:30pm Annapolis County Goes to War  -- 1914-1918, presented by Dr. Barry Moody This talk will examine the ways in which the people of Annapolis County responded to the call to arms following the outbreak of war between Great Britain and Germany and its allies in 1914. This complex four year period has left an indelible mark on all of Canada, and on this part of Nova Scotia as well.…

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Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Conference – Changing Tide

September 26

Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Conference September 26th to 28th Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Set in the historic Town of Annapolis Royal and in collaboration with the Association of Nova Scotia Museums this year’s Provincial Heritage Conference will focus on Heritage Stewardship and Sustainability. Themes will include dynamic discussion of the relevance of heritage in today’s challenging global environment.  Topics include community engagement and strategic planning.  The conference will conclude with a round table discussion focused on establishing a collective and unified…

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October 2018

The Silver at North Hills – Sometimes its Reputation gets Tarnished / Salt Box Talk

October 2
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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$10.00

October 2, 2018 Tuesday 10:00am – 12:00pm, or 1:30 – 3:30pm The Silver at North Hills – Sometimes its Reputation gets Tarnished, presented by Wayne Smith Join us as we investigate the fine Georgian silver collection at North Hills from candle sticks to chafing dishes. Find out how it is made, cared for, and identified with hallmarks. We will also identify the styles of major Canadian silversmiths of the 18th and 19th centuries and their contribution to the craft as well…

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Nova Scotia Architecture / North Hills Museum Salt Box Talk

October 9
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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$10.00

October 9, 2018 Tuesday 10:00am – 12:00pm, or 1:30 – 3:30pm  Nova Scotia Architecture, presented by Wayne Smith Nova Scotia is a treasure chest of many varieties of architecture beginning in the French Colonial period of the 17th century, to the late 18th century Dutch and Georgian styles of the Loyalists found along the Atlantic Coast. The locally built vernacular to the grandeur of Neo Classical and Victorian designs, not to mention the Revival architecture, provide only a sample of the…

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Irish Gaelic Immersion Weekend, Annapolis Royal

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - October 28 @ 4:00 pm
O’Dell House Museum, 136 St. George Street
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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Irish Gaelic Immersion Weekend, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada Gaeltacht Deireadh Seachtaine, Annapolis Royal, Albain Nua, Ceanada  Gleann na Gaeilge October 26-28 2018 Schedule Deireadh Fómhair 26-28 2018 Clár  Please Note: $120.00 (Early Bird fee is $90.00, Students $80.00) for Full registration including access to all Language Courses and Cultural Workshops. See breakdown for individual prices if you wish to only attend certain events, and the maximum number of people. Book early to ensure your place! Your meals, snacks, etc…

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November 2018

Victorian Christmas at the O’Dell House Museum

November 30 - December 8
O’Dell House Museum, 136 St. George Street
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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November 30 - December 8, 2018 November 30th, December 1st  7:00 – 9:00 pm / December 2nd  2:00 – 4:00 pm / December 7th & 8th  7:00 – 9:00 pm Animators will be beautifully attired in Victorian Costume, and the O’Dell House Museum will be lavishly appointed with decorations made from the forests and gardens of Annapolis County. Step back in time and enjoy a glass of hot mulled cider and homemade cookies as you sing carols with friends, while…

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