Thursday, 2 February 2017

Early Spring Predicted!

Maple Syrup Time Is Around The Corner!


Local ground hogs have predicted that we will have an early spring and Westfield is getting ready. The sap buckets have been washed, the evaporator is put back together and our volunteers are ready to tap the trees as soon as the weather warms up during the day. Westfield's Maple Syrup Festival will be in full swing each Sunday in March on March 5, 12, 19, 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We will also be open during March Break on Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

St. George Lions Members preparing yummy sausage on the grill.

The St. George Lions will be serving their famous $1.00 pancakes. A large pancake is a $1.00, 2 sausage is a $1.00, a slice of ham is a $1.00... well you get the picture. What a bargain!
Admission for an adult is $11.00, a senior 65+ is $10.00, a youth (6-17 yrs) is $6.50 and a child 5 and under is free. New for 2017- Family Rate is $30.00 for 2 adult and 2 youth admissions. The Nature's Reward card is also accepted. Tickets are available to purchase at the door for this event.

Friday, 6 January 2017

Westfield Introduces New Education Programs

Learn about the past... in an immersive, multisensory environment that makes history come alive through hands-on activities and memorable experiences. Each year Westfield welcomes over 12, 000 school children from a number of local school boards including Hamilton, Waterloo, Wellington, and Halton. Westfield offers both half day and full day programs from Monday to Friday 10:00 to 2:00 p.m. If you would like to book your class for one of our programs please call 519-621-8851.

A number of new programs have been added including A Frozen Land. This program is offered during the winter months of December, January and February. Experience the joys and trials of winter in early Canada. Try your hand at traditional pioneer games and crafts, experience life in a one room schoolhouse, learn about Victorian strategies for keeping healthy and cozy up to the fire in the D'Aubigny Inn to learn about winter travel.
Two other new programs include Secrets of the Pioneer Forest and Make Your Own Film. For more information check out the Education Page of this blog.