Tantramar Tantramar Heritage

Calendar of Events 2018

September 20-22, 2018 : Heritage Quilt Show - upstairs in the Anderson Octagonal House at the Boultenhouse Heritage Centre, in partnership with the Sackville Quilters' Guild. We will be open extended hours from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on September 20-22, but the exhibit will be in place until early October.
Saturday 22 September: Campbell Carriage Factory Tours and Blacksmithing Demonstrations - On Saturday, September 22, the Carriage Factory Museum will be open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and the forge will be running in the blacksmith shop. While you're out enjoying the Field Day at the Doncaster Farm, the parade and other events, drop by the Carriage Factory to view the new panels and exhibits that have been installed.

Sunday 23 September Fall Fundraising Dinner - "The 'Hay' Days of Tantramar", at the Music Barn, 18 Station St., Middle Sackville, 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker Colin MacKinnon will talk about the history and construction of Tantramar marsh barns. There will be musical entertainment, trivia, and a silent auction. We are seeking handmade or unique items for the auction, so if you'd like to contribute something, please contact the office at 536-2541 or tantramarheritage@gmail.com. The meal is a hip of beef dinner, with vegetables, roll, blueberry dessert, tea or coffee. Tickets are $50, which includes a $25 tax receipt. Seating is limited and you can purchase your ticket as of Friday, August 31 by contacting Karen at the office. Tickets can be purchased over the phone using a credit card or in person at the office by cash, cheque, credit or debit.

Local Mystery History - a series of heritage-themed sessions in partnership with the Tantramar Family Resource Centre, supported with funding from the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick. Join us for these free events at which we explore local true crime stories. Light refreshments will be served and a draw will be held at each event to win copies of the related books.

Wednesday, September 26, 7 p.m. - The Great Amherst Mystery (Esther Cox poltergeist haunting), read by Charlie Rhindress, Campbell Carriage Factory Museum, 19 Church St. Nice and spooky around a campfire, weather permitting.

Wednesday, October 10, 7 p.m. - The Ballad of Jacob Peck (Mercy Hall murder), read by Rev. John Perkin, Anderson Octagonal House, 29 Queens Rd., Sackville, NB.

Wednesday, October 24, 7 p.m. - Reader, Be Thou Also Ready (William Fawcett murder), read by Charlie Scobie, Anderson Octagonal House, 29 Queens Rd., Sackville, NB.

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