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Heritage Week - Harris Barn

Feb 17, 2018

Delta Heritage Week is a one week celebration that includes 2-days of festivals celebrating the many cultural heritage traditions in Delta. Come celebrate with us and learn about the ways that culture is expressed in Delta through arts, music, dance, and stories. More info about Heritage Week can be found here.

Join us Saturday, February 17 at Harris Barn from 10 am-5:30 pm for workshops and an evening presentation. Download the schedule here.

This event will also be at Sunbury Hall from 10 am-5:30 pm the following weekend on Saturday, February 24. Sunberry Hall event details can be found here, download the schedule here.

Should you wish to get in touch with someone regarding the event, you may contact Stephanie Haddaway, Education Coordinator,  604-952-3838. 



Presented by

10 am-4 pm

Community Booths
Try a craft activity, watch a demonstration, and participate in our community art project.

Featuring interactive community booths.

10 am-1 pm

Mountain Men
Strolling musicians play your Celtic, Bluegrass, Canadiana and folk music favourites.

Mountain Men

11 am-2 pm

Get your own heritage caricature portrait!


11 am-12 pm

Canning Workshop
Watch a live demonstration of small-batch food processing and learn how to make a great low-sugar blueberry-lemon jam with organic ingredients that will have family and friends coming back for more!​​ "Putting by" the bounty of a summer's harvest using canning methods is a time-honored part of the heritage of farming life in Delta.

Peg Keeleyside

12-1:30 pm

International Hot Dogs
Hot dogs available for sale. Use the international ingredient bar to dress your hot dog with ingredients from around the world.

Prepared by TOOB

1-1:05 pm

Dhol Drumming Warm Up Performance

South Asian Arts

1:15-2:00 pm

Dhol Drumming Workshop
Learn about Dhol drumming in this hands-on musical workshop. A Dhol is a traditional North Indian percussion instrument made from wood.

South Asian Arts


2:30-3:30 pm

Henna Workshop
Learn how to create your own beautiful henna designs.

Ramina Randhawa


4:00-5:00 pm

Samosas and Snacks
Enjoy a free snack before the evening’s special presentation.


4-6 pm

Duty, Honour & Izzat Exhibit

Steven Purewal

4:30-5:30 pm

Special Presentation:
Duty, Honour & Izzat
During the First World War Indian soldiers fought for the Crown as soldiers of the King and played a pivotal part in the campaigns on the Western Front and so share a deep heritage with Canada.

A special exhibit by the Indus Media Foundation will be available for viewing before or after the talk.

Steven Purewal, Indus Media Foundation