Celebrate fall at the Halton Region Museum’s 3rd annual Alexander Family Farm Day

On Sunday, September 8th, the Halton Region Museum will once again host Alexander Family Farm Day.  This day-long event truly offers something for everyonDSCF0308e.

Take this opportunity to learn about one of Halton’s original farming families, participate in fun-filled games and geocaching, visit the Blacksmith shop, take in musical performances from children’s performers Groovin’ Toons and Turkey Rhubarb and help create the Museum’s piece of the Quilt Trail.  

This year, raptor specialists from Conservation Halton will be on hand to present a “Nose-to-Beak” Birds of Prey show.DSCF9557

You can bring a picnic or enjoy food and beverages provided by the Rotary Club of Milton, along with a special 1812 Bicentennial ice cream cone.

Alexander Family Farm day is also an official family event of PwC Epic Tour Halton. This annual mass-participation cycling event is expected to bring 3,000 recreational cyclists to Halton Region for its inaugural event on Sunday September 8th.  With routes of 140k, 80K, 50K and a Family 10K, Epic Tour (www.epictour.ca) is an event designed for all ages and cycling abilities.

This September 8, I invite you to bring the whole family and explore Halton’s natural and cultural heritage with the Halton Region Museum. Learn more by dialing 311 or visiting www.halton.ca/farmday.  You can also join the event on Facebook.  Tickets are $5 for adults. Children 18 and under are free.

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