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October 2019

Halloween Around the World

October 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,
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Many of our Halloween traditions come from the British Isles, but have you ever wondered how similar holidays are marked around the world? Join folklorist Kate Butler for a trip around the world to take in the sights, sounds and perhaps even tastes of these holidays which are the cousins of our Halloween traditions. Suitable for all ages.

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Beginners Playwrights’ Workshop

October 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,
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Learn to write for the stage this autumn! In this 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. $100 for eight sessions - no…

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Haliburton Village Ghost Walk

October 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rails End Gallery, York Street
Haliburton, Ontario Canada
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Join Kate Butler annd Amy Brohm as they share spooky tales from the history of Haliburton Village! Meet at the Rails End Gallery and feel free to come in costume if you like.

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November 2019

Ancestor Roadshow

November 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,
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Presented in partnership with the Haliburton Highlands Genealogy Group! Bring your family history questions and talented local researcher, Adele Espina, will show you how to research the answers!

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Day of the Dead Celebration

November 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,
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Join us to celebrate and learn about the Mexican tradition of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)! 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,…

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Beginners Playwrights’ Workshop

November 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,
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Learn to write for the stage this autumn! In this 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. $100 for eight sessions - no…

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Playwrights Showcase

November 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,
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Presented in partnership with Rural Rogues Productions! Enjoy an afternoon of staged readings of brand-new work written by local emerging playwrights who have taken part in our Autumn 2019 playwrights' course. Come on out to support local talent and the sharing of local stories rooted in our history, culture and landscape. Admission by donation.

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December 2019

Ancestor Roadshow

December 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,
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Presented in partnership with the Haliburton Highlands Genealogy Group! Bring your family history questions and talented local researcher, Adele Espina, will show you how to research the answers!

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Jolly Jog and Retro Christmas

December 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,
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Presented in partnership with Dysart Recreation, this fun event was formerly known as the Ugly Sweater Run. Jingle all the way and catch the holiday spirit! All ages, family and dog friendly. Materials to embellish your sweater will be available prior to the run/walk. Refreshments will be available after the run/walk. After the run, kick off the festive season with crafts, treats and celebrations inspired by yesteryear! Our Retro Christmas celebration will run until 1:30. Details: 10:00 – 10:45 am…

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January 2020

A Dram to Warm the Hall

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Haliburton Highlands Museum, 66 Museum Road
Haliburton,
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Get in the spirit for Robbie Burns Day with “A Dram to Warm the Hall” an afternoon of music and tales from Scotland, presented by storytellers Susan Charters and Sophy Cooper and local piper Alan Cooper. Tickets are just $15 and are available by contacting the museum at 705-457-2760 or info@haliburtonhighlandsmuseum.com.

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