Posted on: 03/11/2010
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
November 8 to 14, 2010
Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.
In the Time of the Voyageurs
November 9 to 12
Sunday, November 14
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Through our Volunteer Interpreter Program, we are pleased to offer lively interactions with visitors while they explore different aspects of life as a voyageur more than 200 years ago.
November 9 to 13
10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.
Through our Volunteer Interpreter Program, we are pleased to offer interactive and fun-filled activities about horses for the whole family.
Interactive Historical Characters
November 9, 10, 12 and 13
In English and French, depending on start time
The Museum’s theatre company, Dramamuse, invites you to help bring history to life—and life to history— by interacting with historical characters within the stunning environment of Canada Hall. Watch these characters in action or talk with them as they enact the daily lives of people from Canada’s past. For more information, please visit www.historymuseum.ca/dramamusetheatre.
Canadian Children’s Museum
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)
Hansel and Gretel by Operantics!
Sunday, November 14
10 a.m. and 1 p.m. (English)
11 a.m. and 2 p.m. (English songs with French dialogue)
Children’s Museum Theatre
This opera by Engelbert Humperdinck tells the story of a brother and sister, who, lost in the forest, come across a gingerbread house and a witch! This 20-minute performance, accompanied by piano, is a delightful way to introduce children, especially those under 12 years of age, to the world of opera and one of the fairytale classics. Featuring members of the Opera Lyra Ottawa.
The Chef’s Apprentice Series
Saturday, November 13
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (English)
1 to 2 p.m. (French)
Join us for an exciting culinary journey around the world! Each time you’ll explore a different culture through authentic recipes, a real feast for the senses. These cooking experiences are as much fun to make as they are to eat, so make sure to register early! Tickets $6 per child, $5 for Museum Members; with Museum admission, available at the Museum Box Office or by calling 819 776-7000 (service charges).
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