PETERBOROUGH, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 — The Canadian Canoe Museum invites children and their families to visit this weekend for some extra-special activities in the galleries. The museum will be open all weekend long.
Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 20th
Search for Easter eggs as you explore the galleries. This one-of-a-kind adventure will take you into the nooks and crannies of our exhibits! Once you’ve collected 10, trade them in for a treat! Please bring your own basket.
Easter Monday Drop-In Craft – Monday, April 22nd
Sew a bunny sachet and bring the smell of spring into your home. Do some basic sewing, and stuff your bunny with a spring scent as part of this cute craft.
All weekend activities: Special for this weekend, children will have the opportunity to play at the water table, go “fishing,” make a dugout canoe from clay, and create their own scenes and stories on our felt magnet boards. These, in addition to our regular hands-on activities.
Tumblehome Shop: Cute and cuddly plush wilderness creatures are on sale this weekend for 15% off at our gift shop. Handmade pottery pieces by Maxwell Pottery, including kayak serving dishes and canoe dip bowls, are among our new arrivals. As well, our new featured artisan is Stephen Kitchen, whose work comes from a deep love of canoes and their stories. Stephen is a wood worker from the Durham Region and former wooden boat restorer.
For a selection of handcrafted merchandise including artwork, jewelry and pottery; and last-minute gift- giving ideas, Tumblehome Shop is open during museum hours. Admission is not required to shop, but proceeds from the store support the museum.
Hours: Regular hours, as follows:
Friday, Saturday & Monday: 10 am – 5 pm Sunday: 12 – 5 pm