150th Birthday Celebration
Like so many other institutions, Historic Bovaird House, [with help from Brampton Historical Society and the Brampton Heritage Board], hosted a very successful '150th Birthday Celebration' for our great country.
Visitors were encouraged to come and enjoy making full use of our beautiful, spacious grounds and gardens 'Friends of Historic Bovaird House' volunteers were decked out in period costume demonstrating everyday pioneer skills from 1867 . . . quilting, tatting, weaving, spinning, 'wash day' rituals and even blacksmithing! No birthday celebration would be complete without some form of entertainment and what would a pioneer day be without some good old fashioned country fiddling. Folks gathered 'round the old gazebo where the popular 'Dino-P-Sideroad Trio' had toes tapping as they ran through their extensive program of reels, jigs, rags and two steps. For our birthday party refreshments. Historic Bovaird House volunteers served complimentary local grown strawberries and ice cream along with glasses of frosty lemonade.
'Happy 150th Birthday Canada'
‘Loaf ‘n’ Ladle Pioneer Supper’
October 28th, 7:00 PM
Tickets: $20 [reservations required]
Tickets go on sale September 1st
With the house bathed in the warm glow of lamplights and firelight, enjoy a pioneer supper featuring simple recipes from long ago.
‘Victorian Christmas Open House & Gift Sale’
December 2nd & 3rd, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Browse our Carriage House Gift Shop and rooms throughout the house plus the Pendergast Log house for handmade gifts by local artisans. Afterwards, relax and enjoy seasonal treats with a selection of holiday gourmet teas or mugs of steaming mulled cider all served in front for the blazing yuletide fire in Mossie’s Tea Room.
PAST EVENTS FOR 2017
‘Desserts by Lamplight’
Enjoy an ambience found nowhere else in Brampton.
Old fashioned homemade desserts served in the warm glow of lamplight.
‘Mother’s Day Tea’
Celebrate Mother’s special day with tea as it should be served. Mossie’s Tea Room offers a selection of gourmet teas and pastries presented in an ambience reminiscent of a bygone era.
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