James ‘Jim” Dalrymple
Hasting County of Agricultural Heritage has lost a great friend as sadly Jim Dalrymple died on Saturday June 10, 2017. Jim was instrumental is setting up and running the Quinte Agricultural Wall of Fame. He had a career as an animal specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and worked willingly and tirelessly for the farming community locally, provincially and nationally. A Celebration of Jim’s Life will be held at the Keeler Centre in Colborne on Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. If desired, donations to Farmtown Park (Hastings County Museum of Agricultural Heritage) Stirling, would be appreciated by the family. You can use donation button below. Thank you.
Farmtown Park, home of the Hastings County Museum of Agricultural Heritage, celebrates rural life, and the importance of agriculture and farmers who provide us with food.
Find out more about the work of the agmuseum.
Farmtown Park is open from May 21 until September 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the last admission at 3 p.m.
- Seniors (60 and over)-$7
- Children 5 years to 12 years-$4
Seasonal passes are available. Wheelchair Accessible.
June 25 – Strawberry Social, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.- Music by Dave Bush and the River Valley Riders, hot dogs, strawberries and ice cream. Tour all nine buildings. Only $10, children 5 – 12 $5.
June 30 – Celebrate Canada’s 150th with Freddy Vette and his Rhinestone Plowboys in Heritage Village! 8 p.m. – 12 p.m. Tickets $25 per couple advance, $30 per couple at door.
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