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Heritage Events for the Weekend of: October 13, 2012

This is the final weekend for Doors Open events in Ontario.  Huron closes out the year with a variety of events and historic venues you can visit.  For all the details you need to plan your day, just click on the link:

If you are looking for something to do in the Toronto area this weekend, there is a unique event happening at Toronto’s first Post Office, located at 260 Adelaide Street East.  To wit:

Quill-writing workshop and tea

The inaugural meeting of the


and the

YRS Letter-writing Club

will be held at

Toronto’s First Post Office

(260 Adelaide Street East,

phone 416 865-1833)

on Sunday, October 14th, 2012, 1 – 4 p.m.

Learn how to write letters with a quill, just as they did in the early City of York (the 1812 era). Mail your own letter at Toronto’s First Post Office museum, complete with sealing wax! Enjoy afternoon tea, explore the museum, and meet other history enthusiasts. The meeting also includes admission to this gem of a small museum as well as afternoon tea and the chance to browse in the enchanting little gift shop stocked with many unusual items, including antique inkpots.

Admission for the workshop-meeting on October 14 is $20. This event is open to the general public: you do not need to be a member of the YRS to attend. However, tickets are available by pre-registration only.

 For information on registration and access to payment options click on the link:

Enjoy your weekend!

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