Take a step into the past this March Break at Hutchison House Museum. From Tuesday March 14th to Friday March 17th, 2017 come to the museum for hands-on activities, pioneer games and lots of fun!
Programs run from 9:30am - 12pm or 1-3:30pm and are suitable for children ages 6-12. The cost is $15 per attendant and pre-registration is required. Children are encouraged to bring their own peanut free snacks.
For more information or to register phone 705-743-9710.
2017 Woodland Fairy and Elf Week
Woodland Elves and Fairies
Tuesday, March 14, 9:30-12pm
Wednesday, March 15, 1-3:30pm
Thursday, March 16, 9:30-12pm
Friday, March 17, 1-3:30pm
Tuesday, March 14, 1-3:30pm
Wednesday, March 15, 9:30-12pm
Thursday, March 16, 1-3:30pm
Friday, March 17, 9:30-12pm
"And as the seasons come and go here's something you might like to know. There are fairies everywhere: under bushes, in the air, playing games just like you play, singing through their busy day. So listen, touch, and look around-in the air and on the ground. And if you watch all nature's things, you might just see a fairy's wing" - Author Unknown
The wee folk are coming to Hutchison House this March from Tuesday March 14 to Friday March 17. The Victorian era saw an increase in the interest in fairies and elves as settlers looked back to the folk tales of their ancestors. Fairies and elves were both good and bad, pranksters and helpful. They were the guardians of nature, woodland animals and gardens. They were helpful if you respected them, but caused problems when you didn't. Over the course of March Break children will have a variety of opportunities to create their own fairies or elves and woodland villages from a variety of recycled and natural materials.