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June 2022

SIFTON-COOK HERITAGE CENTRE 10TH ANNIVERSARY

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre, 141 Orr Street
Cobourg, ON K9A 0J6 Canada
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Free

On June 9, 2012, the gates of the Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre were first opened to the public.  Since then we have been open every summer to welcome guests from far and near.  It may not be a long time, but certainly worth celebrating, and that is what we will do. This Event Is Generously Sponsored By  

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SUNDAY MUSIC FROM THE PORCH

June 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre, 141 Orr Street
Cobourg, ON K9A 0J6 Canada
Free

This afternoon we welcome DAVE SEALE.  A local from his beginning, Dave was born in Cobourg General Hospital and raised north of town in Hamilton Township. Musically he has performed with The County Town Singers, The Durham Philharmonic Choir, the Oriana Singers and the Trinity United Church Chancel Choir. He is also a keyboardist/vocalist for local cover band, Toast.  During the "Covid quiet", Dave has been preparing, on keyboard and vocally, a variety of songs from the last 80 years…

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July 2022

BACON ON A BUN BRUNCH

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre, 141 Orr Street
Cobourg, ON K9A 0J6 Canada
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$5.00

Come for an early visit and enjoy breakfast, or stop in on your way to or from somewhere else. Pea meal bacon on a bun $5 and a drink for only $1 more!

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SUNDAY MUSIC FROM THE PORCH

July 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre, 141 Orr Street
Cobourg, ON K9A 0J6 Canada
Free

This Sunday afternoon we will be welcoming back to our outdoor stage a pair of musical performers, MIKE COLE and ANNE DELONG, together known as A & M Crossing. Mike and Anne are known both locally and wider afield, having performed at summer festivals and jams since 2015.  Anne plays bass with the Corktown Fiddlers and both are long-time active members of the Pineridge Bluegrass Folklore Society. You are reminded to bring a folding chair. This Event Is Generously Sponsored…

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A MAD HATTER’S TEA PARTY

July 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre, 141 Orr Street
Cobourg, ON K9A 0J6 Canada
$20.00

Tea (hot or cold) and goodies, with appropriate entertainment, will be the feature of the afternoon with the theme of Alice's Wonderland.   The tea is inspired by characters from Northumberland's own Wonderland, known as The Heinous, The Heroic and The High Flyers. Seatings are at 1pm (adults only) and 3pm (youngsters welcome). For further information, email:  MadHattersTeaParty2022@gmail.com To purchase your ticket(s) click on this link:  TeaPartyTickets Dressing UP, particularly hats, is encouraged! Generous Sponsor For This Event

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AUTHOR TALKS – An Indigenous Perspective

July 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre, 141 Orr Street
Cobourg, ON K9A 0J6 Canada
Free

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 Hummingbird Podcast, a weekly podcast about creativity, arts, literature, and life. Jessica will bring us a brief history of Métis in Ontario told through her…

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SUNDAY MUSIC FROM THE PORCH

July 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre, 141 Orr Street
Cobourg, ON K9A 0J6 Canada
Free

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 a folding chair. This Event Is Generously Sponsored By

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August 2022

THE COCKBURN SOCIETY PRESENTS…

August 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre, 141 Orr Street
Cobourg, ON K9A 0J6 Canada
Free

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

August 11 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

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 Hastings lock. You are reminded to bring a folding chair.

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SUNDAY MUSIC FROM THE PORCH

August 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre, 141 Orr Street
Cobourg, ON K9A 0J6 Canada
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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 mixture of genres of music - guaranteed something for everyone!!  Their motto is “ Let the music move you” (Please remember to bring a folding…

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