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October 2018

The Playwrights’ Workshop

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,
$90.00

In this six week course, playwright and director Michael Clipperton will lead you through the entire process of writing for the stage -- from plot development and characterization to stage directions and dialogue. By the end of the course, each participant will have completed a 15 minute scene and these scenes will be showcased in a staged reading by local performers that will be open to the public. Presented in partnership with Rural Rogues Productions.

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Halloween and History at the Haliburton Highlands Museum!

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Kick off your Halloween celebrations at the Haliburton Highlands Museum! Delve into the origins of our modern Halloween celebrations with museum director Kate Butler and learn about the Celtic roots of many of our favourite customs. Halloween has its roots in Samhain, one of the Celtic “quarter days” when the barriers between this world and the spirit world were believed to be very thin. Find out why we carve jack o’lanterns, disguise ourselves and trick or treat! Following Kate’s talk,…

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History and Halloween at the Haliburton Highlands Museum

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,

Kick off your Halloween celebrations at the Haliburton Highlands Museum! Delve into the origins of our modern Halloween celebrations with museum director Kate Butler and learn about the Celtic roots of many of our favourite customs. Halloween has its roots in Samhain, one of the Celtic “quarter days” when the barriers between this world and the spirit world were believed to be very thin. Find out why we carve jack o’lanterns, disguise ourselves and trick or treat! Following Kate’s talk,…

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Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,
$15.00

Enjoy a presentation of three short plays inspired by some of Edgar Allan Poe's most famous pieces - The Raven, The Pit and the Pendulum and The Tell-Tale Heart! Presented as part of Hali Halloween - a fun and spooky celebration of all things Halloween in Haliburton!

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Hali Halloween Parade

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dysart Town Hall, 135 Maple Ave
Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0 Canada

Show off those costumes! Meet at the Dysart Municipal Office and we will parade down to Head Lake Park! Suitable for all ages! Presented as part of Hali Halloween - a fun and spooky celebration of all things Halloween in Haliburton! For more info, check out halihalloween.com!

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Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe

October 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,
$15.00

Enjoy a presentation of three short plays inspired by some of Edgar Allan Poe's most famous pieces - The Raven, The Pit and the Pendulum and The Tell-Tale Heart! Presented as part of Hali Halloween - a fun and spooky celebration of all things Halloween in Haliburton!

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November 2018

Day of the Dead

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,

Day of the Dead is an ancient Mexican tradition that honours our ancestors and departed loved ones, by creating altars with their photographs, adorned with flowers, candles, and their favorite treats. It is a time of year when the veil to the spirit world is considered -by many cultures- thin. And this act of honouring family with altars in the home, and visiting the cemetery is to show our loved ones that they are not forgotten. While, it sounds like…

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Book Launch for Marie Gage’s Book, “Luke’s Christmas Smile”

November 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,

Come join us for refreshments as we celebrate the launch of local author Marie Gage's second book, "Luke's Christmas Smile". There will be a talk by the author along with the first public reading of the book. The book has been described by Laura Mount as "a new Christmas classic". There will be books to purchase and upon request signed to that special child in your life. This is a family event so please feel free to bring the kids…

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One Hundred Years – A Special Remembrance Day Heritage Happenings

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,
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Kids aged six to twelve are invited to join us for a special program to explore the role played by Haliburton residents during WWI and the way the war affected those on the home front. This program is a great way to mark this year's centenary of the end of the First World War. The program is free of charge, but we do ask that you pre-register.

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Playwrights’ Showcase

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,
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Join us for a special staged reading of pieces written by local playwrights, as part of our second playwrights' course presented in partnership with Rural Rogues Productions. Rural Rogues is committed to developing local talent and telling stories which are rooted in our our local history, landscape and culture - don't miss out on your chance to support these budding playwrights! Admission to the reading is by donation.

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