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St. Patrick’s Day Take Home Meal

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 and colcannon with roasted carrots and Irish soda bread, followed by a scrumptious Irish apple cake with custard for dessert. Meals are $25 each. Pre-order your meal by Monday, March 13th at … Read more

March Break For Kids

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 12:30 p.m. on March 10th, 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12.  Please make sure to bring a … Read more

Hogmanay

Hogmanay Meal to go order deadline: December 28, 2022 Hogmanay Meal to go pick up: January 1, 2023 12pm to 2pm. One of the biggest changes to the Hutchison House event line up is our popular annual Hogmanay event. Unfortunately despite several options presented, a variety of factors, including ongoing road construction, will once again … Read more

Playing with Fire: The 1918 Explosion at the British Chemical Company, Trenton

Speaker series: A Documentary and Commentary by Sean Scally, filmmaker Sean Scally’s documentary film, Playing with Fire, recounts the story of the horrific explosion of the British Chemical Company’s munitions plant in Trenton in October 1918. This little-known story is replete with terror, heroism and intrigue but with less devastating consequences than the better-known Halifax … Read more

Speaker Series: The Evolution of the Garage: The Effects of Technology on the Built Landscape

Speaker series: Jennifer Guerin The automobile’s impact on society and the economy has been pervasive. Think of the petroleum industry, urban and suburban development, highway infrastructure, rural connectivity, leisure, recreation, travel, tourism. Domestic architecture and landscape have not escaped the automobile’s transformative power. Jennifer Guerin, Heritage Researcher for the City of Peterborough, examines the hitherto … Read more

Peach Tea

Back by popular demand, Hutchison House will host the 30th annual Peach Tea on Thursday, August 18th   from noon to 4pm.  Enjoy the feeling of an old time summer social, as you indulge in an afternoon of home-baked scones served with fresh peaches and whipped cream or ice cream, topped with blueberries.  Tea, iced tea, … Read more