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August 2018

Matsqui Village Walking Tour

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Matsqui Community Hall, 33676 St. Olaf Avenue
Abbotsford, British Columbia V4X 1T6 Canada

Meet us in the parking lot of the Matsqui Community Hall (33676 St. Olaf Avenue) at 10 AM for a guided walking tour of historic Matsqui Village! Attendees will have a chance to learn about the creation of Matsqui Village, to hear stories about the region’s Scandinavian roots and to discuss and discover Matsqui’s built heritage.

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September 2018

Time Adventurers’ Club: Old-Fashioned Laundry Day

September 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Fraser Valley Regional Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way
Abbotsford, British Columbia V2T 6N4 Canada
Free
Time Adventurers' Club

Theme: Old-Fashioned Laundry Day Join the Heritage Abbotsford Society and the Fraser Valley Regional Library this Fall for our Time Adventurers' Club series! Aimed at children aged 2-5, this free program will give kids the opportunity to grow their literacy skills and expand their curiosity through fun stories and activities centered around what life was like in the past. Learn about mangles and washtubs on old-fashioned laundry day; travel the rivers, rails, and trails in the time before cars; explore…

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The Craft of Craftsman: An Architectural Tour of Trethewey House

September 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Trethewey House Heritage Site, 2313 Ware Street
Abbotsford, British Columbia V2S 3C6 Canada
Free

From Vancouver Craftsman and Traditional Craftsman to Craftsman Bungalow, BC’s west coast has always been at the forefront of Craftsman home design. Heritage Abbotsford Society invites you to come celebrate The Craft of Craftsman with an architectural tour of Abbotsford’s premier Craftsman home, Trethewey House! Whether you’re interested in local history in general, or Craftsman architecture specifically, this is the house tour for you. Get off the beaten museum track and check out this heritage home as we kick off…

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Morris & Co. Wallpaper Painting Workshop

September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Trethewey House Heritage Site, 2313 Ware Street
Abbotsford, British Columbia V2S 3C6 Canada
$20
Morris & Co. Wallpaper Painting Workshop

Do you love Trethewey House and turn-of-the-century Craftsman style? Now you can recreate a piece of Arts & Crafts to take home with you with our Morris & Co. paint-your-own wallpaper workshop! Come and learn more about the Craftsman design movement and create your own work of art to admire at the same time. This workshop is recommended for teens and adults and is designed to complement our Craft of Craftsman architectural tour of Trethewey House. The event runs from…

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October 2018

Time Adventurers’ Club: Olden Days Travel

October 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Fraser Valley Regional Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way
Abbotsford, British Columbia V2T 6N4 Canada
Free
Time Adventurers' Club

Theme: Olden Days Travel Join the Heritage Abbotsford Society and the Fraser Valley Regional Library this Fall for our Time Adventurers’ Club series! Aimed at children aged 2-5, this free program will give kids the opportunity to grow their literacy skills and expand their curiosity through fun stories and activities centered around what life was like in the past. Learn about mangles and washtubs on old-fashioned laundry day; travel the rivers, rails, and trails in the time before cars; explore…

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Heritage Site Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
(Closed for lunch 12pm-1pm)

Trethewey House Tours:
Monday-Friday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm