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Harvest Tea – SOLD OUT

October 4 @ 2:00 pm
McCrae House, 108 Water Street
Guelph, Ontario N1G 1A6 Canada
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$17
Photo of a tea set up in the backyard of McCrae House. The table is set for two, with two vintage tea cups, a bowl of fruit, and scones.

The Harvest Tea is fully booked. Reservations required. Seasonal harvest tea in the backyard at McCrae House National Historic Site, with scones, cream, fresh fruit, and great company. Physical distance protocols in place. Dress for weather! $17 per person + HST paid the day of your reservation at McCrae House. Touch-free forms of payment are preferred. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and debit payments. PLEASE NOTE:  Tea is served outside, in the backyard of McCrae House. Please dress according…

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History Bites – Her Story: Trailblazers of Guelph and Wellington County

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for an online series of bite-sized conversations inspired by current exhibitions and stories from the collection. Guelph Museums curator Dawn Owen will be chatting about Her Story: Trailblazers of Guelph and Wellington County, a display highlighting the contributions of women and organizations/groups who have advanced the status of women by leading the way towards a diverse and gender inclusive community. Created in partnership with University of Guelph College of Arts, Community Engaged Scholarship Institute, Canadian Federation of University Women-…

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Military Lecture: Fighting for Citizenship

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Guelph Museums’ 2020-2021 military lecture series is going digital! Watch the live online event here: *link coming soon* Dana Weiner presents, Fighting for Citizenship: Black Union Soldiers on the Battlefield and in Politics. During the U.S. Civil War, African American men fought to join the Union ranks. Their struggle was just one operation in a much longer rights campaign that both free and enslaved people fought. Across the nation, thousands of Black men believed that they must join in the…

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Fourth Friday: Kim and Rajan Anderson

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
Free

*Tickets coming soon. Advanced registration is required.* Kick off your weekend and celebrate the Culture Days finale with a performance by Kim and Rajan Anderson. On the Fourth Friday of each month, enjoy free admission and an outdoor concert on the patio of the Civic Museum from 7 to 9 p.m. Performances start at 7 p.m. 19+ Cash bar. While admission is free, advanced registration is required. Individual and family/social circle seating will be assigned, respecting physical distancing protocols. Please book tickets together with your…

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Remembrance Day

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
McCrae House, 108 Water Street
Guelph, Ontario N1G 1A6 Canada
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Admission by donation

McCrae House will be open extended hours on Wednesday, November 11 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission by donation. 9 a.m. Moment of remembrance online via Facebook Live (@guelphmuseums)

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History Bites: Second World War Remembered

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
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Join us for a series of bite-sized conversations inspired by current exhibitions and stories from the collection. This History Bites session featuring the Second World War Remembered. History Bites is a free online event. Register in advance through Eventbrite (*link coming soon) to take part in the conversation from the comfort of home.

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History Bites: Live from the Vaults

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
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Join us for a series of bite-sized conversations inspired by current exhibitions and stories from the collection. This History Bites session featuring a deep dive into the collection vaults. History Bites is a free online event. Register in advance through Eventbrite (*link coming soon) to take part in the conversation from the comfort of home.

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History Bites: Lay of the Land

January 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
Photo of a pear with a bite taken out of it. The event title "History Bites" is in blue text to the right of the pear.

Join us for a series of bite-sized conversations inspired by current exhibitions and stories from the collection. This History Bites session featuring current exhibition, Lay of the Land. The exhibit orients visitors in time and place through an installation of maps, spanning time immemorial to present day. Lay of the Land invites all visitors to understand our complex relationship to the land, past and present, and to the place that we now call Guelph. History Bites is a free online event. Register…

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