Tour #1 – Largo in Lanark · Lanark, Ontario· May 16

Tour #2 - Capital Concerto · Rideau Hall· May 16

Tour #3 – The Maestro · Canadian Museum of History· May 16

Tour #3 – The Maestro · Canadian Museum of History· May 16

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Free Day Classes & Tours May 16

101 · Raised Native Beadwork · Naomi Smith

This project is based on century old Northeastern Native patterns. When glass seed beads were introduced to the Native women, they were quickly embraced as a new medium for creating fine decorative and functional objects.                          

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102 · The Entrée · Jette Roy Finlay-Heath

A great opportunity for you to spend an exciting day learning a selection of traditional Danish pulled thread work stitches on a delightful coaster using linen threads. The coaster is enhanced by adding a lovely Scandinavian Hulsøm border - Holeseam border and hemmed with an exquisite picot edge.

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103 · Alexander Alligator · Lynn Payette

‘Alexander Alligator’, a (non-charted) scissors case/pin cushion is created with fabrics, metallics, flosses and beads in greens/golds. Alexander’s mouth opens to allow scissors to be ‘swallowed’ while his ‘teeth’ (beads) help him ‘eat’ the scissors.

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Tour #2 - Capital Concerto – 6 hours

As the nation’s capital, Ottawa has been home to many important figures who have guided and shaped our country. Join us for a look at two of the historic residences of some of Canada’s most influential and colourful players in the political sphere. Our day begins with a tour of Rideau Hall, the official residence of the Governor General as well as the reigning Canadian monarch during state visits.

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Tour #3 – The Maestro – 6 hours - Cancelled

Photo courtesy of NCC/CCN

Join us for a day of fun at the Canadian Museum of History, formerly the Canadian Museum of Civilization. Located in Gatineau (Quebec), across the Ottawa River from the Parliament Buildings, the Museum features the Canada Hall outlining 1,000 years of Canadian history from the Viking explorations of Newfoundland circa A.D. 1000 to life in New France to the urban development of the early twentieth century.

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