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Corn Flower Festival returns for its 15th year

From Orangeville.com: One of the area’s greatest claims to fame will be celebrated at the Dufferin County Museum and Archives. On Sunday, June 2, the annual Corn Flower Festival returns for its 15th year. Between 1940 and 1980, nearly every Canadian household was home to a piece of Corn Flower glass, the creation of Amaranth […]

Corn Flower Festival returns to the museum

From the Orangeville Banner: The Dufferin County Museum & Archives’ (DCMA) annual Corn Flower Festival is returning for its 14th year. The exhibit, held June 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., will focus on showing the museum’s “stuff.” More than 600 pieces of glass will be displayed during the event, including the museum’s coloured […]

11th Corn Flower festival coming to museum

From the Orangeville Citizen: Dufferin County Museum and Archives (DCMA) will celebrate the famous Corn Flower glassware pattern at its Annual Corn Flower Festival this Sunday, June 7. Pete and Lois (Hughes) Kayser, the owners and former operators of the WJ Hughes Corn Flower Company will be on hand to answer Corn Flower questions and […]

Museum Matters

From the Orangeville Citizen: How does Dufferin celebrate its heritage? Traditionally, by involving the entire community and by celebrating all year long! The staff of the Dufferin County Museum and Archives are looking forward to 2009. Why? Because they are planning events and programs for the whole community for the whole year to celebrate their […]

Museum celebrates Corn Flower glass

From the Georgetown Independent & Free Press: Archives celebrates the famous Corn Flower glassware pattern at its annual Corn Flower Festival, this Sunday (June 8). Pete and Lois (Hughes) Kayser, the owners and former operators of the W.J. Hughes Corn Flower Company will be on hand to answer questions on Corn Flower. Meet Krista Taylor, […]

9th Annual Corn Flower Festival

It has been a loooong time since either my Dad (Brian) or I wrote, but I’m going to try to be better this year. I got some information from the Hills of Headwaters web site about the 9th Annual Corn Flower Festival: 9th Annual Corn Flower Festival Attention glassware collectors and enthusiasts – join Dufferin […]

2004 Corn Flower Festival

The annual Corn Flower Festival was held this past Sunday June 6 at the Dufferin County Museum. It is held every year on the Sunday closest to Lois Kaysers’ birthday. As you know Lois is the daughter of W. J. Hughes who developed the wonderful Corn Flower pattern. In conjunction with the festival a birthday […]