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October 22, 2017

Victorian Afternoon Tea

Date: Sunday October 22nd, 2017

Time: 2:30pm

The volunteers of Hutchison House Museum are hosting an elegant Victorian Tea on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 starting at 2:30pm. A light lunch of savories, sweets and tea will be served in the historic Keeping Room. Tours of the museum will be ...

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Birthday Parties

Children's Birthday Parties at Hutchison House are available for children between the ages of 6 and 11.

Cost:    $150 (Minimum of 5 children/ maximum of 10 children)
Most appropriate for children 6 to 11 years of age. Not recommended for children under 5 years.
Duration:
2 hours
Programs: 
Choose One
        1. Hearth Cooking   
       
Children dress in costume (provided by museum)
        Make Welsh cakes from scratch to bake on the hearth
        Play pioneer games in the keeping room

        2. Pioneer Craft Activities:
Kids create their very own craft to take home.
        Children dress in costume (provided by museum)
Craft Choices: Choose One
a)    Rag dolls
b)    Kaleidoscopes
c)    Finger puppets
d)    Simple old time toys: Ie. whirly gigs, thaumatropes, or wood choppers
            Play pioneer games in the keeping room
Secondary Activities: Choose One
a)    Guided tour of the museum
b)    Scottish country dancing

Food & Presents:
Following the birthday program the children will remove the costumes and get ready for food and beverages.  Parents are responsible for all of the food (except hearth baked)
Time will be given after the activities for the party to move into the Harvey Connal room for food. Gift opening may be held in the keeping room or Harvey Connal room.
Hutchison House Kitchen: 2 ovens, stove, fridge, freezer, commercial dishwasher, cutlery, plates, cups & saucers, glasses, napkins.
Parents may opt to bring party plates, etc. to fit with a theme or colour scheme of their choice.

  • Children's Birthday Parties at Hutchison House are available for children between the ages of 6 and 11

 

Parties must be booked well in advance. Contact us for more information or to book a party.

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