Programs

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Annandale National Historic Site offers programs throughout the year to help visitors of all ages learn more about the history of Tillsonburg. 

Fall programming will be held both on our lawn (weather permitting) and in our programming room. Register via your Connect2Rec Account or by calling 519-842-2294.

*Haven't created your Connect2Rec account yet or need to add family members? You'll find everything you need to know in our How to Register Guide. 


Events 

Open Air Art Show & Sale (September 11)
Come see the amazing talent of our local arts community as they set up booths showcasing their work on the lawn of the museum.

 

Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Cost: By Donation

Family Pumpkin Carving Workshop (October 30)
Learn some interesting techniques to make your Jack o’ lantern the best one in the neighborhood.  All instructions and materials supplied. One pumpkin per family. Additional pumpkins are $5.00 each.

 

Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Cost: $20.00 + tax



Children and Youth Programs

PA Day - Pebble Art Fun (September 24)
Come learn how to make your own fun piece of art using pebbles and other natural materials. All supplies and instruction included.

 

Date: Friday, September 24, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (Ages 4 to 8)

         11:00 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. (Ages 9 to 14)

Cost: $20.00 + tax

PA Day - Stencil Fun (November 12)
Come learn about how the ceilings in Annandale House were painted using stencils. Make your own stencil artwork using designs from our ceilings. 

All supplies and instruction included.

Date: Friday, November 12, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (ages 4 to 8)

         11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (ages 9 to 14)

        

Cost: $15.00 + tax



Adult Programs

Adult Pebble Art Fun (September 24)
Come learn how to make your own fun piece of art using pebbles and other natural materials. All supplies and instruction included

 

Date:  Friday, September 24, 2021

Time:  1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Cost: $20.00 + tax

 

Painted Gourd Workshop (October 6)
Just in time for Thanksgiving decorating, come learn the art of gourd painting from local artist Linda Yeoman. Participants will leave with five (5) painted small gourds to create a Thanksgiving centrepiece.  All supplies and instruction included. You can see samples on Linda’s website.

 

Date: Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Time:  1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Cost: $50.00 + tax



Tours of the Home and Pratt Gallery

Pre-booked tours of both the first floor of Annandale House and the Pratt Gallery are available Monday to Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This summer’s exhibition in the Pratt Gallery is entitled “Platinum Celebration: A 1950’s Wedding Gown Show.” This exhibit highlights 1950’s gowns from the museum's permanent collection.  The exhibition runs July 26 to September 3, 2021.

Please register online via the Connect to Rec 2.0 website or by calling us at 519-842-2294. LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE.

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