Museum & Archives Events

July 4

Demo Day... Printmaking: Lino Block Demonstration

July 4th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On July 4th at 2pm, join artist and instructor Danielle Folkerts as she demonstrates lino-block printmaking.

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July 6

Demo Day... Children’s Book Illustrating in the Gardens

July 6th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On July 6th at 2pm, join children's book author and illustrator Peggy Collins as she demonstrates multi-media illustration. Peggy will be highlighting some of the tools and techniques used for her various books.

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July 11

Demo Day... Wool Dying

July 11th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On July 11th at 2pm, join Beth Fisher as she demonstrates the art of wool dying.

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July 13

Dufflebag Theatre Performance: Rumplestiltskin

July 13th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

On July 13th at 2pm, join the 'not so famous' Dufflebag Theatre as they perform the classic tale of 'Rumplestiltskinin the gardens of Macpherson House.

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July 18

Demo Day... Building Tiffany Stained Glass

July 18th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On July 18th at 2pm, Sue Wade from Sageleaf Whimsy will demonstrate the unique “Tiffany Copper Foil” Technique. Sue will explain why Louis Tiffany  (Tiffany & Co.) needed to dream up a unique method of building glass.

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July 20

Demo Day... Introduction to Herbs

July 20th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On July 20th at 2pm, Brad Smith from Herb Haven will provide an introduction to herbs and how to use them with the SMAC method (Spiritual, Medicinal, Aromatic, Culinary).

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July 25

Demo Day... Stitch-in: Embroidery

July 25th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On July 25th at 2pm, learn about two interesting techniques.

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July 27

Demo Day... Needle Felting & Machine Knitting

July 27th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On July 27th at 2pm, learn about two interesting techniques.

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August 1

Demo Day Special... Applefun Puppetry

August 1st

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

On August 1st at 2pm, join Applefun Puppetry for 45-minutes of puppet show fun at the Allan Macpherson House in Napanee.

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August 3

Demo Day... Paper & Print Making

August 3rd

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 3rd at 2pm, witness a hands-on demonstration by Wendy Cain about the joys of paper making. Visitors will have an opportunity to create their own piece of paper to take away with them.

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August 8

Demo Day... Summer Baskets & Reed Weaving

August 8th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 8th at 2pm, meet expert Basket Maker, Naneen Tyner and watch her demonstrate her lovely art of basket making.  It’s a great opportunity to see what basket making is all about.

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August 10

Demo Day... Poly Paper Crafts

August 10th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 10th at 2pm, you can build your own simplified replica of the Macpherson House, with Low Poly Crafts, in a fun, engaging and relaxing craft.

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August 15

Demo Day... Funky Fungi

August 15th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 15th at 2pm, families can explore the fascinating world of wild mushrooms, fungi and slime molds with Jan Thornhill.

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August 17

Demo Day... Edible Container Garden Party

August 17th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 17th at 2pm, It's an Edible Container Garden Party with Shannon Baker from Bakers Gardening.

Admission is free! Demo Days take place every Tuesday and Thursday at the Macpherson House in July and August. For more information call 613-354-3027.

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August 22

Demo Day... Stitch-in: Bobbin Lace

August 22nd

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 22nd at 2pm, witness a circle of tatters in action. The Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts are bringing a variety of lace projects they are working on.

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August 24

Demo Day... Felted Fairy Tea Cups

August 24th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 24th at 2pm, watch a beautiful little fairy garden come to life inside a tea cup. The only limit is your imagination. Sculpted Needle Felting allows for a dreamy fairy setting. Kits will be available for $35 if you would like to create your own.

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August 29

Demo Day... The Art of Leaded Glass

August 29th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 29th at 2pm, learn the "old fashioned" way of building a traditional stained glass panel using channels of lead to hold the glass in place.

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August 31

Demo Day... Felting

August 31st

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Heritage arts with a twist! It's a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 31st at 2pm, Beth Fisher from Stone Spindle Farm will be felting up a storm.  Come get your hands VERY wet as you learn this amazing heritage art. She will demonstrate the craft of combining wool, soap and water to shape and make all kinds of creations.

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