News

Sep 21

Members of the Trent Valley  Quilters Guild talk about making comfort quilts at the first Farmtown Park Fibre Fest. You can find out more about Fibre Fest and the artists who took part,

Sep 19

Stirling – The crowds came out with the sunshine as staff and volunteers at Farmtown Park helped hundreds of visitors celebrate Grandparents Day. Read More

Aug 04

You can now explore the Quinte Agricultural Hall of Fame online. The Quinte Agricultural Hall of Fame started in 2006. Each year the Quinte Agricultural Hall of Fame committee honour people who have made a major contribution to agriculture in Hastings, Prince Edward, Northumberland and Lennox and Addington counties. The 2012 ceremony is on September 15, […]

Jul 21

By Richard Turtle EMC Events -Stirling -At the local museum you won’t have the wool pulled over your eyes. Instead, with the introduction of the Fibre Fest, volunteers at Farmtown Park are hoping to shed a little light on the art of needlework, quilting, spinning and knitting. Scheduled for July 29 from 10 a.m. to […]

Jul 21

By Richard Turtle EMC News -Stirling -After a launch that came on the village’s 150th anniversary celebrations, officials at the local museum have vowed to renew a Christmas tradition. Now known as Christmas at Farmtown Park, the museum fund raiser, scheduled for late November to coincide with the annual Starlite House Tour, will feature a […]

Jul 21

By Richard Turtle EMC Events -Stirling – Farmers know what it means to rock and roll. It was an agricultural version of cruise night and a first for Farmtown Park last week when Freddy Vette arrived for an evening broadcast creating an attraction for nostalgia buffs. But instead of the polished chrome of the iconic […]

Jul 17

Fibre Fest

Discover. Enjoy. Learn. Fibre artists from all over the region will be coming to Farmtown Park on July 29 to meet and demonstrate their skills. Open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. People are invited to come and share their skills, especially with younger people and learn how to knit socks, felt with exotic fibres and […]

Jul 07

Rolling rarities arrive at local museums

EMC News Stirling: They were visiting a pair of area museums but the car collectors who embarked on a weekend junket were traveling in vehicles that were comparable to many of the exhibits. The classic car owners and members of the Durant Motors Auto Club, with a collection of more than a dozen rare examples dating […]

Jun 29

Strawberry social draws a crowd

STIRLING – Last Sunday marked the 7th annual Strawberry Social at the agricultural museum in Stirling, but this year the event took place at Farmtown Park. Board members with the Hastings County Museum of Agricultural Heritage came up with the idea to change the name of the museum last year and made the official change six weeks ago […]

Jun 29

Music and strawberries attract hundreds

EMC Events -Stirling – With its annual introduction to summer, Farmtown Park hosted a busy strawberry social last weekend, with perfect weather throughout the afternoon event. Read More »