Group Tours:

We welcome school classes and adult groups at the Marr. To arrange a school visit or thematic tour please email us at themarr@gmail.com.

Fall 2016 Events

A Victorian Sewing Circle – Sunday October 23 & Sunday November 20
1:00-4:00 p.m.

Come join us this fall at the Marr Residence for a Victorian Sewing Circle!

We invite you to bring your historical sewing project to spend the afternoon sewing, planning, and sharing information about historical costuming in Saskatoon.

We provide space, basic sewing equipment (straight stitch machines and pressing equipment),
light refreshment and—best of all—lively discussion and learning about historical costuming, especially with regard to the periods interpreted in the house (1880s-1920s).

Marr Residence volunteers will also be on hand to provide guided tours and information about the history of the house.

Previous Events

Summer 2016 Events

  • July 3 – Open House & Entertainment by Anna Berolay at 2:00 pm
  • July 10 – String Art Crafts
  • July 17 – Vintage Games
  • July 24 – Pioneer Cooking
  • July 31 – Rhubarb Festival, Chris Lindgren performs at 2:00 pm
  • August 7 – Quilt Display (Tentative)
  • August 14 – Bobbin Lace Craft
  • August 21 – Antique Appraisal
  • August 28 – Music in the Garden, Sons of Django perform at 2:00 pm

The Marr Residence at 326 11th St. East, is the oldest house in Saskatoon still on its original site. For more information, please email us at themarr@gmail.com

 

The Marr Residence wishes you a

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

WINTER PROGRAMS 2016

1:00 – 4:00 p.m. each date

       A Victorian Sewing Circle       

                     Sunday January 17                  

                           Sunday February 21                       

Sunday March 20

          Sunday April 17                

Our Victorian Sewing Circle  program is continuing  this winter and spring at the Marr Residence.

We invite you to bring your historical sewing project to spend the afternoon sewing, planning, and sharing information about historical costuming in Saskatoon.

We provide space, basic sewing equipment (straight stitch machines and pressing equipment), light refreshment and—best of all—lively discussion and learning about historical costuming, especially with regard to the periods interpreted in the house (1880s-1920s).

Marr Residence volunteers will also be on hand to provide guided tours and information about the history of the house.

Organized by Laura Hansen and Taran Meyer (tanitisis.com)

 

Sunday, January 3, 2016 // at the Marr Residence // 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Saskatoon Heritage Society

SHS NEW YEAR’S LEVEE 2016

Your City – Your Heritage: What’s Important to you?

Catherine Kambeitz, Saskatoon’s Heritage Coordinator, introduces the City’s new Heritage Register.

We want you to tell us which buildings and sites hold the most significance for you. Let’s Talk!

Refreshments served. All welcome. Admission: Free

Sunday, February 7, 2016 // Western Development Museum // 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Heritage Festival of Saskatoon

This year’s theme: Entertaining Saskatoon

 Heritage Festival of Saskatoon will celebrate the vibrancy of Saskatoon with the theme Entertaining Saskatoon,

12 – 5 pm at the Western Development Museum, 2610 Lorne Avenue.  We hope you will join us!

Free Admission // heritagefestivalofsaskatoon.com