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Red Coats and Black Powder

Red Coats and Black Powder Members of the recreated Upper Canada Militia and the 89th Regiment of Foot will be training at Westfield Heritage Village in Hamilton, on Sunday, April 22 from 12:30 – 4:00pm. When the Americans attacked Canada in 1812, all Canadian men between sixteen and sixty had to be ready to take…
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Take a Maple March Break at Westfield!

Take a Maple March Break at Westfield! Looking for a fun and family-friendly day out during March Break? There is nothing better than a visit to Westfield in spring where maple syrup is on tap on Wednesday March 14 and Thursday March 15 from 10AM to 4PM.   Maple syrup demonstrations and tours run throughout the…
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Savour the Sweet Taste of Spring at the Maple Syrup Festival

Savour the Sweet Taste of Spring Nothing says spring like a warm sunny day in the sugar bush at Westfield Heritage Village’s annual Maple Syrup Festival! Maple Syrup at Westfield begins on Sunday, March 4 and runs Sundays throughout March as well as Wednesday and Thursday of March Break and on Good Friday.  Come and…
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New Year, new opportunity to volunteer at Westfield!

New Year, new opportunity to volunteer at Westfield! [caption id="attachment_3789" align="alignright" width="225"] Mara Dragomir, Westfield volunteer, demonstrates butter making in the early 1800’s.[/caption] Every year volunteers at Westfield Heritage Village donate over 20,000 hours of time to connect our community to the people of the past. The over 40,000 visitors who experience the village annually…
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