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PA Day Camp: Make your own journal

In this workshop children will create their very own hand crafted journal. Your child will not only feel satisfaction for making their own book and personalizing it however they would like, but it will also make a great space for them to store memories. The Camp is Friday June 7, 2024 from 9:30am – 12pm  … Read more

Gentlemen’s Day Afternoon Tea

   The Volunteers of Hutchison House Museum are hosting a Gentlemen’s Day Afternoon Tea for Father’s Day on Sunday June 16th, starting at 2:00pm. A hearty lunch of delicious savories, sweets and tea will be served in the historic Keeping Room by firelight. Tickets for the event are $30 each and pre-registration is required as … Read more

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea-SOLD OUT

   The Volunteers of Hutchison House Museum are hosting an elegant Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea on Sunday May 12th, starting at 2:00pm to celebrate this special occasion. A light lunch of delicious savories, sweets and tea will be served in the historic Keeping Room by firelight. Tickets for the event are $30 each and pre-registration … Read more

Pairings-SOLD OUT

A series of exclusive evenings with local businesses, a local Bakery all held at Peterborough Historical Society owned Hutchison House.  Picture yourself in the cozy setting of Hutchison Houses’ Keeping Room for tea or coffee, while enjoying exciting topics of learning from local businesses and sampling some of Peterborough’s finest treats and sweets.  Join us … Read more

Solar Eclipse PA Day Camp

Looking for a fun activity for this upcoming PA Day Hutchison House Museum will host a solar eclipse themed Day Camp on April 8, 2024 from 9:30-12pm. Children will create a variety of eclipse themed crafts as well as decorate a pair of solar eclipse glasses that meet the international ISO 12312-2 standard and are … Read more

Speaker Series: Edith Folke: Collecting Traditional Folk Songs in Rural Ontario

This month Allan Kirby, musician, and music scholar, performs and talks about how early folk ballads from the old countries, emphasizing Ireland, were adapted for their new surroundings. These unique songs and tunes generated interest from musicologist Charles Louis Seeger Jr. (Pete Seeger’s father) a professor at UCLA. Subsequently audio recordings were made by noted … Read more

St. Patrick’s Day Pick Up Meal

Hutchison House Museum 270 Brock St. Peterborough, ON K9H 2P9 705-743-9710   www.phs-hutchisonhouse.ca St. Patrick’s Day Take Home Meal Orders due by: Monday, March 11 5pm Pick update: Friday, March 15 12pm-2pm Experience a taste of Ireland from the comfort of your own home with a delicious St. Patrick’s Day take-home meal. Enjoy corned beef … Read more

Speaker Series: Rock N’ Roll Comes to Peterborough

One of Peterborough’s original rock and roll performers, Geoff Hewitson will take us on a trip down memory lane as he speaks about the beginning of rock and roll and how it found its way to Peterborough. As a documentary filmmaker, Geoff has won two Star awards for his role as filmmaker and producer on … Read more

March Break

Looking for fun creative activities for children this March Break? Hutchison House hosts a variety of fun crafts and activities over the spring break. Day camps will run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on March 8th, 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12.  Please make sure to bring a … Read more