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North Hills Museum

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5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
902-532-2168

July 2017

Jazz Café

July 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
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$20

An evening of Jazz at North Hills Museum with “Idle Threats” on Wednesday July 26th at 7:00pm. Idle Threats are one of the Annapolis Valley’s busiest bands, playing everything from classic soul to rocking blues but on this special night they will be showcasing their talents with traditional jazz and groovy instrumental music. Sweet treats will be available created by Paula Buxton of Leo’s Café. Tickets $20.00 per person, advance sales only, please call North Hills Museum at 902-532-2168 or…

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August 2017

Adult Lecture Series Salt Box Talks Revisited “Painting in Canada Part 1, In Celebration of Canada 150”

August 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
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$6

We will trace the origins of painting in Canada from the early French patronage of the church in the 17th century to the English tradition of painting images of important officials, merchants and their properties. We will explore the Canadian landscape through the eyes of 18th century topographical painters, and the wonderful paintings of everyday life by Krieghoff and Kane. The works of the academically trained artists will also be explored, that would lead to the foundation of different art…

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Annual Vintage Automobile Show

August 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
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View cars, trucks and tractors dating from 1900 – 1980. Chat with the owners, take pictures and enjoy the museum. All are welcome at this free family event. For more information please call Brenda Keen at 902-532-2168.

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Adult Lecture Series Salt Box Talks Revisited “Painting in Canada Part 2, In Celebration of Canada 150”

August 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
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$6

Our travels continue through post confederation Canada with the impressionistic style paintings by members of the Canadian Art Club, to the struggle to define nationalism as seen in the works of Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven, and contemporaries such as Emily Carr. We will also study the works of great modern painters such as Alfred Pellan, Paul Emile Borduas and Jean Paul Riopelle. The 1950s and 60s produced great abstract artists such as Jock MacDonald and Jack Bush,…

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Adult Lecture Series Salt Box Talks Revisited “Framed – The Art Around the Painting”

August 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
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$6

Learn about the history and function of frames in the golden age of frame making between the 14th and 19th centuries in Europe. Discover the stylistic differences in the ornamentation of frames; often as fascinating as that of the paintings themselves. Mr. Patterson’s collection of art is surrounded by some wonderful examples. This program is designed for those who would like to discover and appreciate North Hills Museum and the surrounding community. The session will include a power-point presentation, a…

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Adult Lecture Series Salt Box Talks Revisited “Keeping up with the Stuarts”

August 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
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$6

Join us as we travel through the English furniture styles that were popular during the Stuart period from the beginning of the reign of James I in 1603 to the end of Queen Anne’s reign in 1714. We will examine the sturdy oak construction of the Jacobean style that was prevalent from James I to Charles I; the austere designs of the Puritans; the influence of the French and Dutch in the Carolean style while Charles II was in exile;…

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September 2017

Tea & Garden Party and 50th Anniversary of the Annapolis Heritage Society

September 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
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Free

A free family event. Everyone welcome. Come out and enjoy an afternoon of music, tea and treats.

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October 2017

Salt Box Talks: 50 Years of Heritage Preservation in Annapolis Royal

October 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 3, 2017 at 1:30 pm

North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
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$10.00

In the summer of 1967 six intrepid people embarked on an adventure, the end of which is still not in sight (fortunately!). The town of Annapolis Royal was in a slow but apparently inexorable decline for its heyday as a bustling seaport and county seat. A number of its 18th and 19th century buildings were threatened; a number had already been demolished. In an effort to halt, even reverse, the trend, Historic Restoration Enterprises, the forerunner of the Annapolis Heritage…

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Fibre Fun at North Hills Museum

October 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
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Bring a portable project and join us at North Hills between the hours of 2 and 4. Come for the entire time or just for a little while. This is an informal, fun opportunity to get together with other SOFAAR members and share ideas and inspiration.

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Salt Box Talks: Nova Scotia Architecture 

October 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 17, 2017 at 1:30 pm

North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
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$10.00

  Nova Scotia is a treasure chest of many varieties of architecture beginning in the French Colonial period of the 17th century, to the late 18th century Dutch and Georgian styles of the Loyalists found along the Atlantic Coast. The locally built vernacular to the grandeur of Neo Classical and Victorian designs, not to mention the Revival architecture, provide only a sample of the different styles of architecture that we will be exploring in this Salt Box Talk. Registration required,…

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July 2018

Salt Box Talk Revisited

July 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
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Presented by Paul Paquette “Instruments of Illumination – The History of Stained Glass”. A survey of the history of stained glass from the Mesopotamians (C.3000 B) to the hobbyists of today. Accompanied with examples from both the religious and the secular, from around the world to those found within our own community. We will also examine the process of manufacturing glass and the various methods used to create this timeless art form. To register please call North Hills Museum at…

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September 2018

Tea and Garden Party

September 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
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The annual North Hills Tea and Garden Party. An elegant affair and a favorite of all, is a free family event. Everyone is welcome to join us for an afternoon of music, tea and treats.

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July 2019

The Silver at North Hills – Salt box Talk Lecture Series

July 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
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$6.00

Join us as we investigate fine Georgian silver collection at North Hills from candle sticks to chafing dishes. Find out how it is made, cared for and identifies with hallmarks. We will also identify styles of major Canadian silversmiths of the 18th and 19th centuries and their contribution to the craft as well as an appreciation of both liturgical and presentation silver. Cost $6.00 per lecture - To reserve a space, please call Dawn at (902) 532- 2168 or email…

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The History of Nova Scotia Architecture – Salt box Talk Lecture Series

July 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
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$6.00

Nova Scotia is a treasure chest of many varieties or architecture beginning in the French colonial Period of the 17th century, to the late 18th century Dutch and Georgian styles of the loyalists found along the Atlantic Coast. The locally built vernacular to the grandeur of Neo Classical and Victorian designs, not to mention Revival architecture, provide only sample of the different styles of architecture we will be exploring during this lecture. Cost $6.00 per lecture - To reserve a…

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September 2019

Tea & Garden Party at North Hills

September 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia Canada
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Join us for an afternoon of live music, tea and wonderful treats. Free family event, donation welcome.

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