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LumberKits and Campfire Songs featured this year at MacLachlan Woodworking Museum

April 25, 2018 -

With workshops, LumberKits, Campfire Songs and even hatchet-throwing, the MacLachlan Woodworking Museum is your destination for hands-on learning and fun for all ages! Opening for the summer season on May 1, the museum at 2993 Highway 2 East has expanded its programming to offer more hands-on projects and more variety.

What's New

Workshops – We always offer a great line-up of workshops, and this year's is better than ever! Why not make a charcuterie board, Adirondack chair, or window box? You can also take a series of intro-to-woodworking workshops. Find our complete list of workshops in the City of Kingston's Recreation & Leisure Guide or online at www.WoodworkingMuseum.ca/whats-on/workshops.

Lumberjack – Lumberjack weekend is back and ready to get you prepared for camping season. June 1-3, take part in a variety of challenges designed to help you become an expert in all things outdoors complete with hatchet-throwing, fire-starting, and log rolling. All meals, camping, and instruction are included with registration. Find out more at www.WoodworkingMuseum.ca/whats-on/events/the-lumberjack

Children's programs – Kids enjoy hands-on learning in the relaxed atmosphere of the museum. We specialize in programs for school groups, daycares and camps. Browse our programs, check availability and book online at www.WoodworkingMuseum.ca/learn-explore/educators.

LumberKits – The best part of the experience at the museum is learning about woodworking by trying it first-hand. Our LumberKits are designed to help you make your own project and take it home and can be purchased at the museum. Our friendly staff will be in the workshop with you to help every step of the way! Find out more at www.WoodworkingMuseum.ca/learn-explore.

Events – The Campfire Music Series, Doors Open, Canada Day and many more special events make the museum a destination all summer. Visit www.WoodworkingMuseum.ca/whats-on/events for a complete list of updated events.

Come Visit

Located at  Grass Creek Park, you are welcome to bring a picnic lunch and spend the day on the museum grounds and surrounding areas. The museum is open May 1 to Sept. 2, Tuesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Late night Thursdays will run June 28 to Aug. 30, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Admission is free. A number of special events and workshops will have fees, but these are advertised in advance on our website.

The MacLachlan Woodworking Museum is located at 2993 Highway 2 E. in Kingston.

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For more information and interview requests contact Julie Fossitt, manager, cultural marketing at 613-546-4291 ext. 1143 or jfossitt@cityofkingston.ca.