What to see and do
Upcoming activities, events and demonstrations
Bug Day, September 6, 2014. Feeling ANTsy about back-to-school? Bug your parents to check out Bug Day at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum! Admission to the Museum is FREE September 6, 2014 thanks to the Ottawa Field-Naturalist’s Club.
Bug Day - Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Can You Can? Pressure canning with Chef Emerie Brine of Bernardin Ltd. August 27, 2014. Registration required, $10
Can You Can? Corn Relish, pickles and tomato preserve with Chef Emerie Brine of Bernardin Ltd. August 26, 2014. Registration required, $10
Food Day Canada - August 2, 2014 – Visit the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum on this day to celebrate! Visit the animal barns and learn where your food comes from, participate in demonstration kitchen activities, or walk through the farm to see what is growing on!
Food Day Canada - Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Sheep Shearing Festival. May 17-19, 2014. It’s time for our sheep to be shorn at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum! Highlights include shearing demonstrations, border collies at work, spinning and weaving, felt-making, and much more.
Canada Agriculture and Food Museum - Sheep Shearing Festival
Easter on the Farm, April 18-21, 2014. Come and celebrate spring at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum with the rabbits, newborn lambs and newly-hatched chicks. Don’t miss the annual egg hunt, and the “signs of spring” trivia found in the barns!
A Fascinating Barnyard March Break - Foodology. March 1-16, 2014. Take in a wide variety of demonstrations from Bread Chemistry, to Eggsperiments to Taffy-ology: The Science of Maple Taffy Making. Children can get creative and keep themselves busy with a maple-themed craft.
Can you can? Holiday gifting (Nov 24 & 23) Curious about canning and preserving food? Join Chef Emerie Brine from Bernardin while he demonstrates how simple and easy it is to preserve fall harvests and turn them into great gifts.
Members Hallowe’en Parties - Oct 26-27, Children (& adults too!) are encouraged to come in costume and take part in the following special Members-only activities including Hallowe'en crafts and treats
A Barnyard Hallowe’en - Oct 26-27. Help make ghoulish treats, observe science experiments and take part in Halloween games. Costumed visitors young and old alike can join the costume parade.