A festive day celebrating the coastal villages of the Eastern Shore. Come see remote controlled model boats in action on the Dufferin Pond. Enjoy a free freshly made donut from our vintage Belshaw Donut Robot, then explore the Village with some traditional 1940s games and races with the kids, or try panning for gold.
10 AM Doors Open, Donuts Await
Solar Powered Museum – Grand Unveiling
Join us in the Hosking Store at 11:30am for the grand unveiling and the results of our campaign to make Memory Lane Heritage Village the first 100% solar powered museum in Nova Scotia (and possibly Canada)
Outside the Store
Enjoy a fresh-made donut from the vintage donut robot
In the Cookhouse
10am-3pm (See menu below)
Meal tickets can be purchased in the Hosking Store.
On the Grounds (All day, when bell rings)
Sunday School Games/Traditional Relays on the Playing Field
(three legged race, potato sack, scavenger hunt)
(will happen whenever the school bell rings and enough children assemble)
In the Garage
Lachlan the Magician will perform throughout the day.
Be prepared to be amazed at his slight-of-hand.
10:45 AM, 11:45 AM, 12:45 PM, 1:45 PM
In the Clam Factory
Model Boat Display by the Maritime Ship Modelers Guild
By the Boat Shop
Make your own paper boat
Sail a balloon and rubber band boat, available for purchase from the Hosking Store
On the Dufferin Pond
Remote controlled model boats will sail on the pond all day
In the Schoolhouse
Write a love letter to Canada on a vintage typewriter
Create your own flag
‘What’s it’ Artifact Game
Outside the Barn
Learn how to wringer wash
See the machines working
Hunt for minerals in the rock pile
Gold panning demonstrations (10:30, 11:45 AM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM)
See the Shingle Mill and Blacksmith in action
Please Note: Memory Lane Heritage Village has free-roaming farm animals on site and does not allow pets within the Village grounds.
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Fee: Free admission, Donations appreciated
Our Special Dominion Day Menu ($18)
Corn Beef & Cabbage Dinner, Brown Bread, Sponge Cake with Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce and Whipped Cream
Beverages (lemonade, ice tea, tea & coffee)
Regular Cookhouse Chow ($11)
Tomato Vegetable Soup, Baked Beans, Brown Bread, Gingerbread & Rhubarb Sauce
Meal tickets can be purchased in the Hosking Store on the day of the event.