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Colchester Closed Monday, August 4th for Holiday. Reduced Archives hours Saturday, Aug 2.

Colchester Closed Monday, August 4th for Holiday. Reduced Archives hours Saturday, Aug 2.

The Colchester Historeum will be closed Monday, August 4th for the Holiday. We will also have reduced Archives hours on Saturday, August 2nd of 1pm to 4pm.

Tea in the Garden, every Wednesday in July and August from 1pm to 3pm.


Tea in the Garden will be served on the north lawn each Wednesday afternoon in July and August, cost of $6 per person. If you are interested in volunteering for this event (baking, set up, serving) please contact Jessica at 895-6284.

Photo Scavenger Hunt now open for Summer 2014!


We are putting on our Photo Scavenger hunt, only this year is going to be even better! There will be some new locaions, as well as some of the old favorites. The rules are the same, you must complete each challange, and at the end put your photo’s together in a creative presentable way. Contest is open all summer, and the contest itself will end August 21. Judging and prizes will be complete on August 23. So come down to the Colchester Historeum, sign-up and get your list! Cost is $2 to participate.

Wild Blueberry Dessert Night. Friday, August 22 at 7pm. Tickets are $10 each.

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An evening dedicated to delicious wild blueberry desserts. Tickets on sale now at the Colchester Historeum.

$100 Gift Card to Molly’s Dairy Bar and Abbie’s Cafe. Draw date: Sept 25, 2014


Enter to win $100 worth of gift certificates to Molly’s Dairy Bar and Abbie’s Cafe. Tickets are available at the Colchester Historeum at $1 each or 6 tickets for $5. License No.: AGD-10408914.

I’m Moving on: the Legacy of Hank Snow. Thursday, September 25 at 7:30pm


A public lecture by author Vernon Oickle about one of Nova Scotia’s most famous exports, Hank Snow. Mr. Oickle is editor of The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin.

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