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Heritage Chocolate

Chocoholics Take Note: Heritage Chocolate Comes to Glanmore! Glanmore is pleased to join other National Historic Sites in Canada and the United States in a special program to interpret the the rich and colourful history of chocolate. Cocoa trees were first domesticated in South America more than 3500 years ago. The beans were roasted by the Olmec, Mayan, Toltec and Aztec peoples.  The roasted nibs were then ground by
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Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours Planning to visit Glanmore National Historic Site during the winter holidays? Here are our holiday hours: Saturday, December 20 – Open 1 to 4:30 pm Sunday, December 21 – Open 1 to 4:30 pm Monday, December 22 – CLOSED Tuesday, December 23 – Open 1 to 4:30 pm Wednesday, December 24 – CLOSED Thursday, December 25 – CLOSED Friday, December 26 – CLOSED Saturday, Dece
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Education Volunteers Needed

Education Volunteer Recruitment Event at Glanmore October 29 – 31 from 1 pm to 4:30 pm Several thousand school children visit Glanmore National Historic Site each year.  Volunteers play a vital role in ensuring these student visits are engaging, educational and fun.  Glanmore needs more Volunteer Education Facilitators to assist the museum in the delivery of upcoming school programming. Volunteer Education Facilitato
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Victorian Santa Workshop – Dec 7/14

Victorian Santa Workshop Sunday, December 7, 2014 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm Make a Victorian Santa at Glanmore National Historic Site to add old-fashioned charm to your holiday decor. This Santa will look lovely on a tabletop or mantle during the holiday season.  The design is adapted from craft instructions found in the December 1867 edition of Harper’s Bazaar magazine.  Santa’s body will be constructed from na
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Accessibility News

Accessibility News – September 6, 2014 Due to circumstances beyond our control the vertical lift at the accessible entrance to Glanmore is out of service.  Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.  We hope to have it repaired as soon as possible.
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Harvest Tea and Tour – Oct. 5/14

Harvest Tea and Tour Sunday, October 5, 2014 Two seatings: 12 noon and 2:30 pm Autumn is upon us and the Friends of Glanmore are offering a Harvest Tea and Tour, held at Glanmore National Historic Site on Sunday, October 5, 2014.  This delicious traditional afternoon tea will be served on a three-tiered tray complet with seasonal tea sandwiches, scones with pumpkin butter and tasty sweets.  Following the tea, a guide
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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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