Tag Archives | Trethewey House

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!

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.

Storytime on the Porch – Maan Family

INVITED SPEAKER: MAAN FAMILY

Join us on the porch at Trethewey House Heritage Site for our third year of Storytime on the Porch! Each Thursday at 10 AM we will be hosting one or more long-time residents of the City of Abbotsford who will share their experiences, stories, and tales about growing up and living in the City. Speakers and visitors will have a chance to share and swap stories, ask questions and engage in deep, meaningful discussion in a low-key, quiet setting. Coffee and refreshments will be provided.

Our featured guests on August 23rd will be the Maan Family, owner-operators of Maan Farms Market & Estate Winery.

Storytime on the Porch – George Falk

INVITED SPEAKER: GEORGE FALK

Join us on the porch at Trethewey House Heritage Site for our Storytime on the Porch! Each Thursday at 10 AM we will be hosting one or more long-time residents of the City of Abbotsford who will share their experiences, stories, and tales about growing up and living in the City. Speakers and visitors will have a chance to share and swap stories, ask questions and engage in deep, meaningful discussion in a low-key, quiet setting. Coffee and refreshments will be provided.

George Falk came to Abbotsford with his family in 1934 and he later went on to become principal of South Poplar school.

Storytime on the Porch – Eddie Gardner

INVITED SPEAKER: EDDIE GARDNER

Join us on the porch at Trethewey House Heritage Site for our third year of Storytime on the Porch! Each Thursday at 10 AM we will be hosting one or more long-time residents of the City of Abbotsford who will share their experiences, stories, and tales about growing up and living in the City. Speakers and visitors will have a chance to share and swap stories, ask questions and engage in deep, meaningful discussion in a low-key, quiet setting. Coffee and refreshments will be provided.

Our featured guest August 2nd will be Eddie Gardner, Stó:lō Elder from the Skwah First Nation and President of the Wild Salmon Defenders Alliance.

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

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