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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.

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 5:30-7:30 pm on September 28th and tickets include materials and refreshments.

Please note: registration is required and ends September 21st. Space is limited. Reserve your spot today!

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

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