Haldimand County Museum & Archives Hosting Family Heirloom Preservation Workshop, St. Patrick’s Celebrations And More This March

This March at Haldimand County Museum and Archives, residents and visitors are invited to celebrate all things Irish, learn how to take care of their family heirlooms and discover how Haldimand County lived through a number of natural disasters.

All events run from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Haldimand County Museums & Archives in Cayuga (8 Echo Street). Registration can be completed online for paid events or at any Haldimand County Office using the code provided.

March 6 – Adult Workshop: Preserving Your Family Heirlooms

At this hands-on workshop, participants will learn how to take care of precious family heirlooms. Museum staff will provide instruction on how to care for precious documents, photos or objects and stop the damage caused by common environmental threats. Pre-registration is required for this program; the cost is $10/person includes handouts and light refreshments. Code: 8099

March 13 – Tea & Talk: Irish Celebrations

At this very Irish afternoon, participants will celebrate the wearing of green, learn about Irish culture and explore its superstitions with museum staff. Homemade scones and other Irish treats will be served. Pre-registration is required for this program; the cost is $10/person. Code: 8414

March 20 – Heritage Series: Flood, Fire, and Fury

At this informative talk, museum staff will highlight some of the major disasters that have had an impact on Haldimand County including floods, fires, snow storms and other significant weather events. Pre-registration is required for this event; the cost is $5/person. Code: 8093

For more information on museum programs and events, contact the museum at 905-772-5880 or email museum.archives@haldimandcounty.on.ca