Category Archives: Summer

Teddy Bear Picnic

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Ameliasburgh was host to a whole host of Teddy Bears on Saturday, August 22nd, accompanied by their excited children. Between 40 and 50 youngsters enjoyed face-painting,a bear-themed craft, an interactive story, games, the Teddy Bear hospital (for minor repairs) and snacks.Children were invited to bring their stuffy and enjoy the activities, and organizer Nancy Wood […]

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Al Purdy Picnic

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Al Purdy once referred to the doorknob of his A-Frame cottage as “a handle I hold onto the sky with” and that spirit and sensibility again manifested itself at the third annual Al Purdy Picnic, held July 18, 2015. Several well’known Canadian poets, including Robert Priest, Carolyn Smart and Adam Sol, along with current writer-in-residence, […]

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New Gardens at Ameliasburgh Town Hall

The Ameliasburgh Garden Club is very pleased with the new gardens at the Ameliasburgh Town Hall. Planted in memory of Drew McCandish, a good friend of the Ameliasburgh Garden Club and a well-known horticulturalist in Prince Edward County who passed away last Fall, the gardens add much to the front of the Town Hall. Designed […]

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Attention Local Artisans!

Rent a table/space as part of the Purdy Picnic on Saturday, July 18th, 12 noon – 4p.m. Ameliasburgh, the Al Purdy branch library. $10/table or space. To reserve contact Barbara Sweet: bsweet@peclibrary.org

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Let Them Eat Cake!

The theme for this year’s “Taste the Heritage” was Let Them Eat Cake, and sweet it was, indeed. Held Sun, June 7 at the Ameliasburgh Heritage Village, it was a great day. 67 people came to wander the Village grounds and enjoy samples of cake.In the Welcome building, samples of Rhubarb cordial and homemade Ginger […]

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Ameliasburgh Heritage Day

The grounds of the Ameliasburgh Historical Museum and Pioneer Village were a busy place on Sunday, Aug 31st. Volunteers pitched in to provide visitors with the opportunity to make their own butter and enjoy it on fresh-roasted corn or popcorn, to see the operating 1910 Golden Corliss steam engine, see how rope is made, see […]

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