THE COCKBURN SOCIETY PRESENTS…

Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre 141 Orr Street, Cobourg, ON, Canada

The first Monday of August is designated as Cockburn Day in Cobourg, in honour of James Cockburn, our Father of Confederation. For the occasion, we are very pleased to welcome back THE TWO ROBS, Washburn & Franklin, chief members of The Cockburn Society.   More details to come....... You are reminded to bring a folding chair.

Free

GEORGE PARKER’S RAILWAY TALK

As acknowledged expert on all things having to do with Cobourg's historic railways, GEORGE PARKER will be sharing some of his vast knowledge.  Much of it has been gained as George researched for the amazing models which are on display in the Heritage Centre. Today’s topic is:  Dumble’s Dilemma - Getting the ore through the […]

Free

World Refugee Day with Emilio Ojeda

Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre 141 Orr Street, Cobourg, ON, Canada

On this Sunday closest to World Refugee Day we will be welcoming Emilio Ojeda as guest speaker.  Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Emilio has his own stories to share, but also has broader insights as  Settlement Councillor for Northumberland County.

Free

International Tea Party

Join us for the Second Annual Cobourg Museum Tea Party! This year we are celebrating Cobourg's Multicultural Heritage.  To purchase tickets use this link:  bit.ly/CMFTeaParty2023

$20

The Cockburn Society Presents

Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre 141 Orr Street, Cobourg, ON, Canada

On the Monday of the James Cockburn Holiday Weekend we welcome back the duo of Rob Washburn and Rob Franklin, the Cockburn Society.  With humour and insight they will once again delve into the story of our Father of Confederation. Today’s presentation:  “Mercy Coles, Miss Confederation and the Cobourg Railway Stop”.

Free

Family Day

Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre 141 Orr Street, Cobourg, ON, Canada

Today we continue our Celebration of Newcomers to our country and our county. The morning will feature  Casandra Lee, author of the children's book "Building a Home".  And in the afternoon there will be presentations by Emily Donville of Fleming College's LINC program. The day is planned with younger visitors in mind and the help […]

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Speaker – Shane Joseph

Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre 141 Orr Street, Cobourg, ON, Canada

Author and publisher Shane Joseph will be presenting at the Museum on Saturday, September 9, at 2pm. Shane is also one of the ten storytellers featured in our exhibit "Our Stories - Our Community". Positive outcomes often hide the struggles along the way, and Shane knows personally some of the stories he writes about. We […]

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