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St. Patrick’s Day Meal to Go

Deadline to Order: Friday March 12, 2021 Date to Pick up: Wednesday March 17, 2021 from 11am to 4pm Experience a taste of Ireland from the comfort of your own home with a delicious take home meal for St. Patrick’s Day. Enjoy a meal of Corned Beef and Colcannon with roasted carrots and Irish Soda … Read more

Virtual Hogmanay

For the first time in over 30 years Hogmanay is being held virtually this year because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Unfortuneatly because of the current lockdown we were not able to film our first footer and some of our dancers as originally intended. In its place we have some interesting history and remberances of past … Read more

Hogmanay Meals now Robbie Burns Day

Deadline to Order: December 18, 2020 Pick-Up CHANGE: January 25, 2021 between 10am and 4pm One of the biggest changes to the Hutchison House event line up is our popular annual Hogmanay event. Unfortunately no amount of adjusting this event could make it viable to run in 2021 with the current pandemic and social distancing requirements. … Read more

Victorian Christmas

Date: December 12, 2020 Registered Time slots: 11am-3pm Cost: $5 Come and enjoy a tour of the museum as it is decorated for the holiday season and learn how the Hutchison family would have celebrated this time of year. There will be timed entry with a maximum of 6 people (of the same household)per 20 … Read more

Christmas Market and Snowflake Tea and Dessert

Dates: Saturday November 28 and Sunday November 29, 2020 Christmas Market only: 10am to 12pm Cost: No Admission for Market only Snowflake Tea and Dessert Sittings: 1pm and 2:30pm Cost: $10 The Christmas Season is upson us, and Hutchison House Museum volunteers will host their annual Christmas Market on Saturday November 28 and Sunday November 29 … Read more

Harvest Tea and Dessert

Date: Thursday October 22, 2020 Sittings: 12pm, 1pm, 2pm Cost: $5 Hutchison House Museum will host a Harvest Tea and Dessert on Thursday October 22 with sittings at 12pm, 1pm and 2pm. Enjoy a taste of fall with a delicious piece of apple buckle, topped with a dollop of whip cream. Tea, iced Tea or … Read more

Haunted Halloween for Kids

Dates: Friday October 30 from 6-9pm and Saturday October 31 from 10am-4pm Cost:$5 While things will look a little different this year, the month of October would not be complete without the Halloween tradition. Look out for young ghostly ghouls and goblins on Friday October 30th from 6-9pm and Saturday October 31 from 10am-4pm, when … Read more

Musician of Extraordinary Merit: Joseph Churchill Arlidge in Peterborough

Speaker Series: Mr. Robert Arlidge. Musician and teacher Bob Arlidge will describe the fascinating circumstances and work of his great grandfather who, after first immigrating to Toronto from London, spent two active years in Peterborough, 1891-92. Here he played a leading role in the musical life of the community. Hired as organist for St. Paul’s … Read more

Scottish Tea in a Bag

For anyone interested in the Scottish Teas and were not able to visit this summer, staff and volunteers have put together ‘Scottish Tea in a Bag’ that can be purchased from the museum for $15 each.

Reopening Update

Update on reopening of the Peterborough Historical Society & Hutchison House Museum The Government of Ontario has moved to Stage 3 of the relaxation of the COVID-19 lockdown for the Peterborough area. Although this allows some increase in the number of people allowed to gather, the PHS and Hutchison House Museum will continue to plan … Read more