Tag Archives | Free Programming

Time Adventurers’ Club: Baking in the Past

Theme: Baking in the Past

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 a day in the life on the olden days’ farm and discover the yummy treats and hard work of a historic kitchen. This series runs until the end of December and is generously funded by the Canada Post Community Foundation.

Christmas Open House

Come celebrate the Holiday Season at the Trethewey House Christmas Open House! View the historic house decorated with 1920s Christmas flair, enjoy some light refreshments, and get into the spirit of the season with some old-fashioned style and generosity – bring a donation (a non-perishable food item or cash donation) for the Food Bank in lieu of an entry fee!

Time Adventurers’ Club: Food on the Farm

Theme: Food on the Farm

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 a day in the life on the olden days’ farm and discover the yummy treats and hard work of a historic kitchen. This series runs until the end of December and is generously funded by the Canada Post Community Foundation.

Time Adventurers’ Club: Olden Days Travel

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 a day in the life on the olden days’ farm and discover the yummy treats and hard work of a historic kitchen. This series runs until the end of December and is generously funded by the Canada Post Community Foundation.

The Craft of Craftsman: An Architectural Tour of Trethewey House

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 our fall programming with this fun Culture Days event. This is a drop-in program which does not require registration.

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

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