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September 2018

L.M. Montgomery at Home in Leaskdale

Saturday, September 22 - Sunday, September 30
Leaskdale National Historic Site, 11850 Regional Road 1
Leaskdale, ON L0C1C0 Canada
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$7 – $12

Come and tour the home of Montgomery, author of Anne of Green Gables, where she lived for 15 years and wrote 11 books. Her home has been restored for tours and the church where her husband was minister has a beautiful memorial garden to visit and activities to do. After your tour, stay for tea and scones. Reservations are required for tea and scones and tours after August 30th. A great place for groups of home schooled children as well…

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Heritage Train Ride

Sunday, September 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
York-Durham Heritage Railway, Uxbridge Train Station, 19 Railway Street
Uxbridge, ON L9P 1E5 Canada
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Take a trip through time seated in one of our heated/air conditioned heritage coaches from the 1950's and enjoy our doors open baggage car. Each trip also features on-board entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. Departures: Uxbridge -10:00 am and 2:30 pm; Stouffville - 12 pm Adults: $27, Senior & Student: $25, Child: $19

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Heritage Train Ride

Sunday, September 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
York-Durham Heritage Railway, Uxbridge Train Station, 19 Railway Street
Uxbridge, ON L9P 1E5 Canada
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Take a trip through time seated in one of our heated/air conditioned heritage coaches from the 1950's and enjoy our doors open baggage car. Each trip also features on-board entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. Departures: Uxbridge -10:00 am and 2:30 pm; Stouffville - 12 pm Adults: $27, Senior & Student: $25, Child: $19

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Tea & WALK: Oshawa’s Pioneer Cemetery

Sunday, September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Oshawa Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 8S8 Canada
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$5 – $10

Our monthly Tea & Talk gets a shake up for September! Join us for a Tea & Walking Tour! Join Visitor Hosts as they shares stories from Oshawa's oldest cemetery, the Port Oshawa Pioneer Cemetery, located on Bonnie Brae Point. Bring your travel mug, fill up with your choice of tea and grab a few cookies for the walk through Lakeview Park to the cemetery. The tour meets at Guy House at 1 pm and costs $10 per person. Members…

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October 2018

Sunday FUNday – Time Capsules

Sunday, October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Oshawa Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 8S8 Canada
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Free

If you could make a time capsule, what would you put in it? What do you think the Victorians would have put in a time capsule to tell us what their life was like? Using artefacts from the Museum’s education collection choose what you would use to tell the future about the Victorian era. Visitors will get to touch and interact with artefacts over 100 years old! Cameras, household tools and implements, clothing, and examples of early lighting and laundry.…

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Pumpkinville

Saturday, October 13 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Greenwood Conservation Park, 2290 Greenwood Park
Ajax, Ontario Canada
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Free admission! This fall event has been a community favourite for years. Activities include horse-drawn wagon rides, pumpkin patch, inflatable rides, haunted house, face painting, children’s activities, live entertainment, interactive experiences and more.

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Halloween Train

Saturday, October 20 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, October 21 @ 5:00 pm EDT
York-Durham Heritage Railway, Uxbridge Train Station, 19 Railway Street
Uxbridge, ON L9P 1E5 Canada

Put on your costumes and join us for a spooktacular heritage train ride with on-board entertainment. Children will receive a treat bag upon departing the train. Children 12 and under in costume ride for only $2! (maximum of 2 children per adult) Saturday round trips departing from Uxbridge are 90 minutes long. Sunday trains depart the Uxbridge Station at 10:00 am and 2:30 pm and from Stouffville at noon. Round trips are 2 hours long.

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November 2018

Sunday FUNday – Letters to Santa

Sunday, November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Oshawa Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 8S8 Canada
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Free

Just in time for the Santa Claus Parade! Get into the Christmas spirit by writing a letter to Santa! On Sunday November 4 from 12 - 4 pm, pretend you are a Victorian child. What kinds of things would you have asked for instead of video games, skateboards or movies? Learn to write with nib pens and ink. Seal your letter with wax! Sunday FUNdays are held on the first Sunday of the month. Admission is free and allows you…

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Santa Train

Saturday, November 24 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, November 25 @ 4:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 16, 2018

York-Durham Heritage Railway, Uxbridge Train Station, 19 Railway Street
Uxbridge, ON L9P 1E5 Canada
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$25

Note- This is a recurring event. Saturdays & Sundays. Nov 24 to Dec. 16 We have received news from the North Pole that Santa will be joining us on our decorated and heated heritage train! This popular train ride is a great family holiday experience! Enjoy on-board entertainment while waiting for Santa’s arrival. The highlight of the ride is a visit from Santa with each child, big and small. Upon leaving the train, each child will also receive a gift…

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