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DTMHC – Christmas Card Printmaking Workshop

DTMHC – Christmas Card Printmaking WorkshopSaturday, December 7, 2024Noon – 3:00pm Get into the festive spirit and learn how to do relief printing. Create your own linocut holiday card. All supplies and materials will be provided. $45 per person. Pre-registration required.

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DTMHC – Haunted Mill Tours

DTMHC – Haunted MillSaturday, October 19 & 26thTime: TBD The Quance mill has a dark side. Do you dare explore the interior of the sawmill and come face to face with the shadowy energy that built up over a hundred years of accidents and injury. What forces feed off the pain and survive in the blackness of the abandoned mill. Small brave groups tours will be guided through mill at designated time slots. Admission: $10 per person.

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DTMHC – Day of the Dead Art Workshop

DTMHC – Day of the Dead Art WorkshopSaturday, November 2, 20241:00pm – 3:00pm At the beginning of November each year, Dia de los Muerto takes place to remember loved ones who have died and honour their memory by welcoming their spirits back into the homes of relatives. Celebrate Day of the Dead by painting your own calavera or sugar skulls. All supplies and materials will be provided. $25 per person. Pre-registration required.

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DTMHC – Pysanky – Ukrainian Easter Egg Painting

DTMHC – Pysanky – Ukrainian Easter Egg PaintingSaturday, March 30, 2024Noon – 3:00pm From Pre-Christian times the egg symbolized hope, happiness, and protection. The hand decorating in the Ukrainian tradition is an art that has been handed down through generations. Join us this Easter and discover the beauty of Pysanky. No previous experience necessary. All supplies and materials will be provided. $25 per person. Pre-registration required. Call the museum at 519-426-5870 x.8213 or Eventbrite bit.ly/42OKSum

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DTMHC – Tobacco Kilns of Norfolk County

DTMHC – Tobacco Kilns of Norfolk CountyRuns May – October, 2024Exact dates TBD Scattered across Norfolk County are tobacco kilns, remnants of a once vibrant industry. Larry Monczka’s stunning photographs capture the beauty of these gently decaying buildings while documenting the architectural artifacts that were synonymous with the history of the region.

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DTMHC – Feeding the Gangs: Culinary Arts on the Farm

DTMHC – Feeding the Gangs: Culinary Arts on the FarmRuns March 23 – December 31, 2024 The young men on the farm worked up a great appetite harvesting tobacco. Sometimes feeding 20 young men daily takes planning, skill, and strength. Hear their stories through Shirley Glendinning and the Canadian Tobacco Grower magazine and learn about their essential contribution to the industry. The exhibition will also display a different monthly recipe highlighting their culinary expertise.

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DTMHC – Summer Camp

DTMHC – Summer CampJuly & AugustDaily 9:00am – 4:00pm Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre’s Summer Camp registration opens on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Registration can be done either in person at the museum or online via Norfolk County’s ENCORE system. Click here to be taken to ENCORE. Camp runs from Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm with the exception of holidays. Register for a single day or for a whole week. Our camp is designed for children ages 5-10. Children must be 5 years old on the first day that they attend our camp. Proof of age WILL be required at...

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DTMHC – Youth Volunteer Mentorship Program

DTMHC – Youth Volunteer and Mentorship ProgramOrientation DaySaturday, June 1, 202410:00am – 12:30pm Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre will be launching a Youth Volunteer and Mentorship Program in 2024! Youth volunteers can offer something unique to our programs, whether you have a special talent or interest or just enjoy working with kids. The Youth Volunteer and Mentorship Program is offered to youth ages 13 and older. Volunteering is a great way to begin to build a resume, earn school volunteer hours, make new friends, and develop leadership skills. Before they can...

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DTMHC – Norfolk County Community Days

DTMHC – Norfolk Community DaysSaturday, June 15, 202412:00pm – 3:00pm The Delhi museum is once again participating in Norfolk Community Days! This year, we’re hosting a Csiga Noodle Bee. Hungarian women would traditionally meet every week in February to work together making Csiga noodles for themselves and the neighbourhood. We want to recreate this community spirit and gathering with a traditional Csiga work bee. Join us as we mix, knead, roll, and form this iconic noodle together as a group. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome. Aprons and take-home containers...

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DTMHC – Quance Sawmill Tours

DTMHC – Quance Sawmill ToursSummer 2024Dates & Cost TBD The Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre is very excited to announce that the Quance sawmill will be open for guided tours this summer! The mills, originally owned and operated in the 1830s by Henry Sovereen, grandson of Delhi founder Frederick Sovereen, were purchased by the Quance family in 1874 and operated until 1970. There were two sawmills and one grist mill that served as a welcome enterprise to the citizens of Delhi and the surrounding area. The original sawmill burnt in 1913, but was quickly rebuilt with new...

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DTMHC – A Child’s Journey to Norfolk: Our Living Heritage

DTMHC – A Child’s Journey to Norfolk: Our Living HeritageProgram Offered: Tuesdays from 9:30am to 11:30am or 1:00pm to 3:00pm Program Duration: 2 hours Maximum Group Size: 36 Ratio: 1 adult per 5 children. Due to space limitations, we request that schools do not exceed this ratio. Cost: $5.85/student (Teachers and Chaperones Free) Payment: The program can be paid for on the day of delivery. We accept payment by cash, credit cards, debit or cheque (made payable to Norfolk County). Program Description: A Child’s Journey to Norfolk: Our Living Heritage is a grade 6 curriculum based program...

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