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Upcoming Heritage Surrey Events – Summer 2017

Upcoming Heritage Surrey Events – Summer 2017

EVENTS AT HISTORIC STEWART FARM

13723 Crescent Road, Surrey | 604-592- 6956
www.surrey.ca/stewartfarm   |  Facebook @StewartFarmBC   |  Twitter @StewartFarmBC

ABOUT Historic Stewart Farm is a picturesque site telling the story of the Stewart’s, an early Surrey pioneer family that lived on the site from 1880 to 1944.

EXHIBIT | Canada Is… On display April 22 to September 4, Friday to Sunday, 12noon to 4pm | We’re more than maple syrup and moose. We go beyond beavers and hockey sticks. Share what it means to be Canadian at this celebration of 150 years of Canuck culture.

ALL AGES, FREE EVENTS | Amazing Farm Scavenger Hunt | Bring a team of friends or family and join in this race around the Farm. From skill-testing questions to pioneer chores, see if you can beat last year’s record holders. There’s prizes and bragging rights to be won! Be sure to check-in at the welcome table by 2pm to ensure your spot. EVENT DETAILS. Saturday, August 12 | 11:00am-3:00pm

FEATURED PRE-REGISTERED PROGRAMS | Surrey 1967 (16yrs+) What happened in Surrey during the centennial year? Leaf through newspaper articles and photos with Surrey Archives staff to discover Surrey’s Canadian celebration connections. Enjoy tea and a tour of the farmhouse afterwards. $7.50 | Saturday, July 22 | 1:00pm-2:30pm | REGISTER 4534610

Heritage Sites Bus Tour (16yrs+) | Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with a guided bus tour revealing places and people who helped shape Surrey. Stops include the Peace Arch and Surrey’s 1912 Municipal Hall. $25 | Saturday, July 29 | 10:00am-2:00pm | REGISTER 4534611

EVENTS AT SURREY MUSEUM

17710 – 56A Avenue, Surrey  |  604-592-6956
www.surrey.ca/museum   |  Facebook @HeritageSurreyBC

Please note the museum will be closing for expansion on July 31, 2017 and re-opening in Fall 2018 as Museum of Surrey with a triple-sized Kids Gallery and a temporary exhibit space featuring Dinosaurs Unearthed.

EXHIBIT | Canada 150: What We Bring | On display May 23 to July 30 | Just like today, many new immigrants settled in Surrey 150 years ago. Find out what life was like for them through artifacts and images highlighting over a century of Surrey’s immigration history.

ALL AGES, FREE EVENTS | Fibre Arts & Crafts Fair | Get hands-on with real looms and spinning wheels, watch spinning, knitting and weaving demonstrations, make take-home textile crafts and more at this family-friendly, fun and interactive celebration of all things fibre. MORE INFOSaturday, July 15 | 1:00pm-4:00pm

Métis Celebration | Fly the oldest flag in Canada, try some bannock, watch a traditional finger weaver and enjoy fiddle music as we celebrate Métis heritage in Canada. MORE INFO. Saturday, July 29 | 1:00pm–4:00pm

FEATURED PRE-REGISTERED PROGRAMS | Parent and Preschool Fibre Arts (3-5yrs) | Small hands master new skills as you and your young fibre artist make felt, weave on a real loom, and create a woolly sheep to take home.  $11.75
Saturday, July 22 | 10:00am-11:30am | REGISTER 4536233

 Jewelry Maker (12yrs+) | Learn the basics of working with jewelry findings like clasps, spacers, headpins and crimps. Use your new skills to design your own necklace, earrings and bracelet. Supply fee $20. 2 sessions $32.50
Tuesday, July 25 & Wednesday, July 26 | 1:00pm–3:00pm | REGISTER 4539910

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