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Lunchtime Lounge - Victorian & Edwardian Christmas

Homer Watson House Foundation - Homer Watson House & Gallery

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Homer Watson House & Gallery 1754 Old Mill Road KitchenerONCanada  N2P 1H7
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Homer Watson House & Gallery 1754 Old Mill Road KitchenerONCanada  N2P 1H7

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What's Included

November 10 | 12 - 1 pm $10.00/person | Free admission for members Please join us at Homer Watson House & Gallery for the November edition of our 2016 educational Lunchtime Lounge Series! Join us as Karen Richardson, Curator of the Haldimand Country Museum, talks about the customs and traditions of Victorian and Edwardian Christmas, from decorating to preparing the festival meal. Many of our modern-day Christmas customs have their roots in Victorian Christmas traditions including Christmas cards, the Christmas cracker and the exchange of presents. Please call the Gallery at 519-748-4377 or go online to reserve your seat.

About This Organizer

Homer Watson House & Gallery, built in 1834, is the homestead of Homer Watson, Canada’s first noted landscape artist. It is one of the oldest operating galleries in Ontario. Watson’s house was also the home of the renowned Doon School of Fine Arts during the 1950’s to 60’s and drew such artists as Fred Varley and Carl Schaefer.   

 

Today, Homer Watson House & Gallery offers a variety of public and private programming to the tri-cities with the objective to enrich and educate all members of our community.  Currently, Homer Watson House & Gallery offers a series of programs catering to local schools and homeschool groups, seniors facilities and families. Public programs are also offered year-round and are available to students aged 2-102.

 

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Homer Watson House & Gallery 1754 Old Mill Road KitchenerONCanada  N2P 1H7
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