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Heritage Event for the Weekend of: October 27, 2012

The Vankleek Hill Family History Weekend is taking place this Saturday, October 27th through to Sunday the 28th.  The Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society will be in attendance with some OGS publications and maybe an answer or two for some of your genealogical queries. Other activities to choose from include:

Antiques Appraisal at St. John Anglican Church Hall. 

  • Two Sessions:
    • Morning 10:00 am – Noon
    • Afternoon, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Appraiser: Janet Carlile, an independent, Sotheby’s-accredited antiques appraiser, best known for her tours with the Canadian Antiques Roadshow
  • Pricing: As a fundraiser in support of the Vankleek Hill Museum, $10 per item for a maximum of 3 items per person. With three items you get free entry to Sunday’s paper conservation workshop!
  • Tickets: Tickets for Janet Carlile are available at Scotiabank, Vankleek Hill or at the event door. Can’t make it to the Bank? Call the Museum to reserve: 613-678-2323.

Harold MacMillan brings ‘the Gaelic’ to life!

  • Saturday, October 27, 2012
  • Location: Musée Vankleek Hill Museum
  • Time: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Overview: Harold returns to the Vankleek Hill Museum to introduce you to the unique history of this language in our region, and to teach you familiar Gaelic phrases.

Paper & Photo Preservation Workshop

  • Date: Sunday, October 28, 2012
  • Time: 1 :30 p.m.
  • Location: Vankleek Hill Community Centre
  • Pricing: For $10, bring your paper-based treasures to learn more about care, keeping and preservation methods. 
  • Overview: Kyla Ubbink, an accredited and certified conservator who has helped restore art by Picasso and Warhol, will be at the Community Centre. This is a 90-minute workshop presentation on how to preserve your photos, albums, scrapbooks for future generations. It finishes with a question period.

Contact Info:

More information will become available as the weekend activities develop.

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