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Central Experimental Farm

Friends of the Farm – Art on the Farm

Rain Date August 18, Free to public. Artists working in various media will display and sell their original work under the trees at the Arboretum. Bldg 72 CEF Arboretum, east exit off Prince of Wales roundabout.

A tour inside the historic Dominion Observatory

A grand structure, the Dominion Observatory, commands high ground at the Central Experimental Farm near Carling Avenue. Sharon Odell explains why this building was constructed (1902-5) and how one of the astronomers, Mary Grey, saved the heritage architecture of the building and the scientific instruments it contained.