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October 6, 2011

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Canada Agriculture Museum

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Canada Agriculture Museum

Celebrate the arrival of fall and take part in special harvest-themed activities at the Canada Agriculture Museum. Discover the sights and sounds of typical farm life, and take a fresh look at the foods we eat and where they come from. More and more, farms are producing energy from sources such as the sun, wind, or crops. Visit the Museum this Thanksgiving weekend and explore how energy is harvested. Participate in special demonstrations and activities, and make a unique craft! See renewable energy in action at the Museum’s newest exhibition, Energy Park: Nature at Work. A perfect family outing for the Thanksgiving long weekend!

When:

October 8 to 10, 2011
9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:

Canada Agriculture Museum
Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa

HIGHLIGHTS:

• Apple Cider Making : What happens to all of the not so perfect apples? They are ground and pressed into cider! Operate the cider press and sample your own fresh cider.

• Windmills - Wind at work: Come see one of the oldest forms of renewable energy in action! With the help of many interactives, discover as well how modern farms use this wind energy produced by windmills.

• Grain Grinding and Bread Making.

• The Corn Corner: Participate in various activities related to this crop. A quiz, popcorn, product display and colouring are some of the activities to enjoy!

General information

For more information, please visit our Visitor Information page or call 613-991-3053.

Parking is free.

Media contact:

Kelly Ray
613-998-5342

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