AUTHOR TALKS – An Indigenous Perspective

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

JESSICA OUTRAM is Cobourg's Poet Laureate.  She is a Métis writer and educator with roots in the Georgian Bay Métis Community from the Verified Métis family lines of Solomon and Berger/Beaudoin. She currently works as Principal of Indigenous Education, supporting all schools K-12 in Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board. Jessica is co-host of The […]

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SUNDAY MUSIC FROM THE PORCH

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

CANCELLED! Returning for a second tour is a trio of performers who are members of the New Ventures Band.   THE COBOURG TRIO, Linda Hudson , Joanne Hearst and Rob Hearst will be performing on two flutes and a guitar.  They play a variety of music including classical and popular tunes. You are reminded to bring […]

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THE COCKBURN SOCIETY PRESENTS…

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

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.

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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 […]

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SUNDAY MUSIC FROM THE PORCH

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

Our guest musician today will be the BUSKER BROTHERS.  Steve Shortt and Jamie Hunt are a pair of musicians who reside in Northumberland County and have been together since 2014  They are an acoustic guitar duo who have a background in community theatre, along with a love of music and performing. They play a great […]

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CIRCUS DAY

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

In honour of circus impresario, Port Hope's The Great Farini, the Circus is coming to town!   Don't expect lions and tigers, or even a BIG TOP, but do expect fun. We will be featuring Circus Dancers from Premier Dance, Young Magicians, Games of Skill & Strength, Popcorn! Come one, Come all!  Admission is FREE!!!!!

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A FARINI AFTERNOON

Lagion Hall 135 Orr Street, Cobourg, Ontario

Author Shane Peacock and musician Ian Bell wil lead us in a celebration of the greatest Canadian funambulist, William Hunt, AKA The Great Farini.  Known chiefly for his tight rope feats over Niagara Falls, Farini was also one of the world’s greatest circus performers and entrepreneurs, an inventor, explorer and author!  For most of his […]

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Bake Sale

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

Don't miss our Annual Bake Sale featuring home baked goodies - pies, cakes, cookies, etc., etc. Come early for the best selection!

AUTHOR TALKS – Booking A Murder

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

Our Friend, the History Guy, DAN BUCHANAN, is author of a number of books relating to the history of this area.  One is the detailed story of one of The Heinous, The Heroic & The High Flyers, namely Dr. William King.  Dr. King was the last person executed in Northumberland.  After he was found guilty […]

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AUTHOR TALKS – The Alderville Story

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

We are very happy to be welcoming author BRIAN BEAVER to share with us some of the stories which make up his recently released "Alderville First Nation - A History".  Our friend Rick Beaver, has this to say about it: This book is, in many ways like a canoe, a creation of above and below […]

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