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Porchfest & Culture Days – Sept 27/14

Porchfest & Culture Days Saturday, September 27, 2014 Porchfest Belleville is a neighbourhood celebration of music in the East Hill of Belleville.  Musicians perform on front porches to an audience that moves from house to house.  This free family oriented event begins with an opening ceremony at 12:45 pm on the porch at Glanmore. Music at all venues starts at 1 pm until 4 pm.  Maps will be available to print fro
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Fall & Winter Hours

New Fall & Winter Hours Glanmore bids adieu to summer and returns to fall & winter hours. Beginning September 1 Glanmore is open  Tuesday to Sunday from 1 pm to 4:30 pm.  The museum is always closed Mondays and holidays.
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Volunteer Appreciation

Volunteer Appreciation Picnic held at Glanmore Glanmore Volunteers are Wonderful! Did you know that volunteers contributed approximately 4000 hours of their time to assist Glanmore National Historic Site during 2013? Without their help the museum would not be able to achieve programming, research or exhibition goals. Thank you to all who have contributed, you really are wonderful!Six of Glanmore’s volunteers re
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Summer Fun at the Museum

Summer Fun at the Museum Summer fun at the Museum invites families to explore the historic house and join our demonstrators for some old-fashioned summertime fun. Regular museum admission applies. Garden Games: Wednesday, July 9 and Wednesday, August 6, 2014 – 2:00 to 4:00 pm Play outdoor garden games such as croquet, hoops, graces and stilt walking! Ice Cream Making: Wednesday, July 23 and Wednesday, August 2o
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Belleville Kilties Uniform Now on Display

A 1906 uniform worn by a member of the world famous Belleville Kilties Band is now on display at Glanmore National Historic Site.  The uniform was donated to Glanmore’s Regional Collection by a descendant of one of the band members. Established in 1898, the Kilties were primarily a brass band with 40 members. They played locally in the summer and traveled the vaudeville circuit in the winter.  Between 1904-1910
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Museum Closed Canada Day

Happy Canada Day!   Glanmore National Historic Site will be closed on  Canada Day, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Head to Zwicks Park and join in the community festivities instead!  While at the Canada Day celebrations you can picture yourself as a Victorian lady or gentleman as you pose with Glanmore’s carnival cutouts.  Have your cameras ready for some fun photos! .
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Extended Summer Hours

Extended Summer Hours Begin June 1! The summer season has arrived!  Beginning Sunday, June 1, Glanmore National Historic Site will be open summer hours.   This is a great time to visit the museum for the first time, or bring summer guests to see Belleville’s treasured historic house.  Glanmore will be open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 4:30 pm.  Summer hours will continue until the end of August.  Visitors ca
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National Day of Honour – Flag at Half Mast

Please be advised that the flag at Glanmore is flying at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Honour. The Government of Canada has set aside this day to mark the end of our country’s military mission in Afghanistan. A national ceremony on Parliament Hill will pay tribute to the fallen, the sacrifices of the wounded, and the special burden borne by families. Canadians will be invited to honour the leg
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Fundraising Plant Sale

Fundraising Plant Sale Saturday, May 31st, 2014 – 8 am to 1 pm Don’t miss this fantastic plant sale just in time for the spring planting season.  Stop by the front lawn of Glanmore, 257 Bridge Street East, and pick up some things for the garden.  The plant sale will feature perennials, gardening books, garden accessories, and a bake sale too.   Funds raised from this sale will be used in support of museum
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National Volunteer Week

April 6th to 12th is National Volunteer Week. The staff at Glanmore National Historic Site would like to take a moment to say thanks to our wonderful volunteers for all their hard work over the past year. Volunteers contributed more than 3000 working hours to Glanmore in 2013.      They were involved in a wide variety of activities.  Here is just a few of the activities where volunteers played an integral role last y
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