Fiddle music lovers are going to have a great time at this edition of Tuesday Night at the Museum. On March 20th at 7pm, Mary Kennedy of The Irish Trio presents the History of Fiddle Music in Canada.
Fiddle music has always been a part of Canada's history. Mary's show allows listeners to time travel through Canada's fiddle history with Scottish, Irish, east Coast, French, Ottawa Valley and Metis fiddle tunes with such favourites as Maple Sugar and St. Anne's Reel. The show begins with the fiddle arriving in Canada in the 1680's with Jesuit Priests in Quebec and concludes with Don Messer and the Islander's and how fiddle music has developed to date. Attendees will experiences the jigs, reels and hornpipes played in homes and at dances from long ago.
This event is proudly presented by the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives. Tickets are $3 each and are available at the door. 'Tuesday Night at the Museum' is a monthly programming feature at museum, a series covering a wide array of themed programming presented by experts on their respective subjects. For more information, please visit www.CountyMuseum.ca or call 613-354-3027.