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Winter Hours

Apart from rentals, Cottonwood Mansion Museum will be closed for the months of January, February and March 2019. Essential repairs to the Ballroom and other parts of the building will be made during this time. We expect to reopen to the general public beginning in April. Phone messages and emails will be answered during this time. Please continue to consult our website for updates.

June 16, 2019

Annual Strawberry Social
and Father's Day Celebration

Cottonwood Mansion Museum's Strawberry Social takes place this year at the Selkirk historic site beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 16th. The Peter Banting Swingtet from Hamilton will once again provide the music. The event offers a special treat for Father's Day. There is a strawberry dessert following the concert. Admission includes a self guided tour of the Mansion.

Cost of the event is $10 for adults, $5 for children twelve and under and preschoolers are free. Tickets are available at the door and the event takes place rain or shine. In the event of rain the Social will be held indoors in the mansion. Directions to the Selkirk historic site are available at www.cottonwoodmansion.ca or by calling 905-776-2538 or emailing cottonwoodmansion@gmail.com.

For your convenience, download a handy flyer here.

July 20, 2019

10th Annual Cottonwood Mansion Museum
Daylily Sale

On Saturday, July 20th, starting at 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. or sold out, Cottonwood volunteer Mary Ann Pearson will once again offer registered hybrid daylilies for sale at Cottonwood Mansion Museum in Selkirk at $5 per one-gallon pot. There are approximately 20 varieties available in limited quantities, with names such as; Apricot Swirls, Lunar Max, Heron's Cove and Lake Effect. These are priced below market value and not generally sold at garden centers.

Daylilies are drought tolerant, easy to care for perennials requiring full to part sun. Large and small flower and double varieties in a range of colours will be offered. Mary Ann will also offer her own hybrid daylily varieties for sale, with several varieties named in honor of Cottonwood Mansion. Varieties include; Cottonwood Mansion, Laurence G. Hamilton, and Karen Marlene Young and are priced at $15 to $25 for a two-gallon pot.

All proceeds from the Daylily Sale go to benefit Cottonwood Mansion Museum. Donations of used nursery pots are gratefully accepted for next year's sale.

For more information please download yourself any of the following.

2019 Daylily Sale Flyer

Daylily Photos and Descriptions 2019

Special Daylily Hybrids 2019

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