Museum Calendar

 

Upcoming Events

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Thursday, July 31, 2014 to Friday, July 31, 2015
 
SummerPleasures2014_title.jpg Summer Pleasures
Category Workshops
Start Date Wednesday August 06, 2014
End Date Wednesday August 06, 2014

Join us for a series of Wednesday afternoon events for the whole family!

July 2 - Our 60th Birthday Party! - cake and party games!

July 9 - What's the Buzz?? - pollinators in the garden

July 16 - Dog Days of Summer, "Diamonds in the Ruff", agility show

July 23 - Creepy Crawly Critters! - Guelph Lake Nature Centre presentation

July 30 - Erick Traplin, family concert in the barn

August 6 - Traditional Tea party circa 1914! Hats and gloves encouraged! ( $10.00 per person) please register.

August 13 - Candy Making Part 2: tast and make homemade candies!

August 20 - Peaches and Cream:Two of Ontario's finest August crops, what to do with Peaches and Corn!

August 27 - Papermaking - a crowd favourite back by popular demand!

All Children must be accompanied by an adult

Admission by donation, unless otherwise stated

Some events require registration

Events may be subject to change without notice.


For more information, click here
Outdoor_Concert_2014_iCal.jpg Outdoor Concerts at the Museum: McCairley and MacLean
Category Programmes
Start Date Thursday August 07, 2014
End Date Thursday August 07, 2014

Join us Thursday evenings in August at 7 pm for an outdoor concert!

Each week will highlight a different kind of music!

Week 1: August 7, McCairley and MacLean - Celtic fiddle and guitar duo

Week 2: August 14, The Moore Brothers, Youth cover band from Drayton

Week 3: August 21, Grand River Brass, classical ensemble

Week 4: August 28, Same Latitude as Rome, folk band

 

Be advised in the event of inclement weather, concerts will be held in the historic barn, with limited seating capacity.

Events are subject to change without notice, please call ahead to confirm.

Admission is by donation.


For more information, click here
SummerPleasures2014_title.jpg Summer Pleasures
Category Workshops
Start Date Wednesday August 13, 2014
End Date Wednesday August 13, 2014

Join us for a series of Wednesday afternoon events for the whole family!

July 2 - Our 60th Birthday Party! - cake and party games!

July 9 - What's the Buzz?? - pollinators in the garden

July 16 - Dog Days of Summer, "Diamonds in the Ruff", agility show

July 23 - Creepy Crawly Critters! - Guelph Lake Nature Centre presentation

July 30 - Erick Traplin, family concert in the barn

August 6 - Traditional Tea party circa 1914! Hats and gloves encouraged! ( $10.00 per person) please register.

August 13 - Candy Making Part 2: tast and make homemade candies!

August 20 - Peaches and Cream:Two of Ontario's finest August crops, what to do with Peaches and Corn!

August 27 - Papermaking - a crowd favourite back by popular demand!

All Children must be accompanied by an adult

Admission by donation, unless otherwise stated

Some events require registration

Events may be subject to change without notice.


For more information, click here
Outdoor_Concert_2014_iCal.jpg Outdoor Concerts at the Museum: The Moore Brothers
Category Programmes
Start Date Thursday August 14, 2014
End Date Thursday August 14, 2014

Join us Thursday evenings in August at 7 pm for an outdoor concert!

Each week will highlight a different kind of music!

Week 1: August 7, McCairley and MacLean - Celtic fiddle and guitar duo

Week 2: August 14, The Moore Brothers, Youth cover band from Drayton

Week 3: August 21, Grand River Brass, classical ensemble

Week 4: August 28, Same Latitude as Rome, folk band

 

Be advised in the event of inclement weather, concerts will be held in the historic barn, with limited seating capacity.

Events are subject to change without notice, please call ahead to confirm.

Admission is by donation.


For more information, click here
SummerPleasures2014_title.jpg Summer Pleasures
Category Workshops
Start Date Wednesday August 20, 2014
End Date Wednesday August 20, 2014

Join us for a series of Wednesday afternoon events for the whole family!

July 2 - Our 60th Birthday Party! - cake and party games!

July 9 - What's the Buzz?? - pollinators in the garden

July 16 - Dog Days of Summer, "Diamonds in the Ruff", agility show

July 23 - Creepy Crawly Critters! - Guelph Lake Nature Centre presentation

July 30 - Erick Traplin, family concert in the barn

August 6 - Traditional Tea party circa 1914! Hats and gloves encouraged! ( $10.00 per person) please register.

August 13 - Candy Making Part 2: tast and make homemade candies!

August 20 - Peaches and Cream:Two of Ontario's finest August crops, what to do with Peaches and Corn!

August 27 - Papermaking - a crowd favourite back by popular demand!

All Children must be accompanied by an adult

Admission by donation, unless otherwise stated

Some events require registration

Events may be subject to change without notice.


For more information, click here
Outdoor_Concert_2014_iCal.jpg Outdoor Concerts at the Museum: Grand River Brass
Category Programmes
Start Date Thursday August 21, 2014
End Date Thursday August 21, 2014

Join us Thursday evenings in August at 7 pm for an outdoor concert!

Each week will highlight a different kind of music!

Week 1: August 7, McCairley and MacLean - Celtic fiddle and guitar duo

Week 2: August 14, The Moore Brothers, Youth cover band from Drayton

Week 3: August 21, Grand River Brass, classical ensemble

Week 4: August 28, Same Latitude as Rome, folk band

 

Be advised in the event of inclement weather, concerts will be held in the historic barn, with limited seating capacity.

Events are subject to change without notice, please call ahead to confirm.

Admission is by donation.


For more information, click here
Antique and Classic Car Show Antique and Classic Car Show
Category Events
Start Date Sunday August 24, 2014
End Date Sunday August 24, 2014

Rain or Shine!

 

Join us for the annual Antique and Classic Car show, Sunday August 24, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm

- Charity BBQ, Fergus M&M

- Guest Appearance by Elivs, 2:00 pm

- Bring a lawn chair, enjoy the Fergus Brass Band

- Picnic on the grounds

-Registration of cars begins at 12 noon

 

Admission $5.00 per person or $12.50 per family


For more information, click here
SummerPleasures2014_title.jpg Summer Pleasures
Category Workshops
Start Date Wednesday August 27, 2014
End Date Wednesday August 27, 2014

Join us for a series of Wednesday afternoon events for the whole family!

July 2 - Our 60th Birthday Party! - cake and party games!

July 9 - What's the Buzz?? - pollinators in the garden

July 16 - Dog Days of Summer, "Diamonds in the Ruff", agility show

July 23 - Creepy Crawly Critters! - Guelph Lake Nature Centre presentation

July 30 - Erick Traplin, family concert in the barn

August 6 - Traditional Tea party circa 1914! Hats and gloves encouraged! ( $10.00 per person) please register.

August 13 - Candy Making Part 2: tast and make homemade candies!

August 20 - Peaches and Cream:Two of Ontario's finest August crops, what to do with Peaches and Corn!

August 27 - Papermaking - a crowd favourite back by popular demand!

All Children must be accompanied by an adult

Admission by donation, unless otherwise stated

Some events require registration

Events may be subject to change without notice.


For more information, click here
Outdoor_Concert_2014_iCal.jpg OUtdoor Concerts at the Museum: Same Latitude as Rome
Category Programmes
Start Date Thursday August 28, 2014
End Date Thursday August 28, 2014

Join us Thursday evenings in August at 7 pm for an outdoor concert!

Each week will highlight a different kind of music!

Week 1: August 7, McCairley and MacLean - Celtic fiddle and guitar duo

Week 2: August 14, The Moore Brothers, Youth cover band from Drayton

Week 3: August 21, Grand River Brass, classical ensemble

Week 4: August 28, Same Latitude as Rome, folk band

 

Be advised in the event of inclement weather, concerts will be held in the historic barn, with limited seating capacity.

Events are subject to change without notice, please call ahead to confirm.

Admission is by donation.


For more information, click here
Harvest Home Festival Harvest Home Festival
Category Events
Start Date Sunday September 21, 2014
End Date Sunday September 21, 2014

Join us Sunday September 21, 1:00 to 5:00 pm for the sights, sounds and flavours of the Harvest season!

Activities include:

Induction ceremony for the Wellington County Agricultural Hall of Fame (1:00 pm)

old fashioned threshing bee

antique tractor show

square dancing

music

sheep shearing

rope making

blacksmithing

quilting, lace making and wool processing

Arthur Lions Club Chip Wagon

Pie and Coffee

Food processing demonstrations

crafts and activities for kids.

Wellington County Heritage groups, displays

Activities are ongoing all afternoon, rain or shine!


For more information, click here
Insights, a juried exhibition Insights:juried exhibition
Category Featured Exhibits
Start Date Thursday June 19, 2014
End Date Sunday August 31, 2014

This exhibition, now in its 35th year, is organised by the Elora Arts Council in association with the Wellington County Museum and Archives. Call-for-entires are available at the Arts Council website.

Works are submitted in the categories of: ceramics, glass, fibre, metal, drawing, painting, prints, sculpture, photography and mixed media (including metal, jewellery and functional art).

Open to all artists residing in the counties of Wellington, Dufferin, Grey, and Bruce, the regions of Waterloo and Halton, and the City of Guelph.

Also join us for the Jurors Walk on Sunday June 22, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Admission $5.00 per person.


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Rock Series #2_iCal.jpg Breaking Free: The Fibre Art of Lyn Barrett-Cowan
Category Featured Exhibits
Start Date Saturday June 28, 2014
End Date Sunday January 11, 2015

Lyn Barrett-Cowan is a Fergus fibre artist of extraordinary vision whose abstract quilt designs are created outside the usual conventions breaking free from the traditional quilting designs. Drawing from her own life experiences and of nature, Lyn takes us on a personal journey of exploration that will delight and intrigue viewers.


For more information, click here