Museum Calendar

 

Upcoming Events

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Sunday, January 25, 2015 to Monday, January 25, 2016
 
Family Day Family Day
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Start Date Monday February 16, 2015
End Date Monday February 16, 2015

Celebrate Family Day with a visit to the Wellington County Museum and Archives!

- bring your skates, try our snowshoes (weather permitting)

- entertainment and refreshments

- we will highlight the contributions of Wellington County Military families

- get research tips on military genealogy from the Archives staff

Special Event Admission rates apply: $5.00 per person or $12.50 per family

 


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Lecture: Freemasonry in Ontario: Then and Now Lecture: Freemasonry in Ontario: Then and Now
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Start Date Sunday February 22, 2015
End Date Sunday February 22, 2015

Join us for a fascinating presentation on Sunday February 22 at 1:30 in the Aboyne Hall as Michael MacDonald, an active Freemason and researcher, member of the Heritage Lodge of Research presents: Freemasonry in Ontario, Then and Now". 

This illustrated lecture will compliment the travelling exhibit currently on display, "Freemasonry: A History Hidden in Plain Sight."  This travelling exhibit is on loan from the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre to promote the knowledge and understanding of Masonic History, and its influence upon our society today.  The exhibit will be on display from January 24 to April 26.

Refreshments to follow

Admission by donation.


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concert_keyboard.jpg Gallery Concert Series, 2014-15, 25th Season
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Start Date Sunday March 08, 2015
End Date Sunday March 08, 2015

Cantabile Ensemble

Mozart to delight and entertain!

 

All concerts take place in the Exhibit Hall, Wellington County Museum and Archives

" Come and enjoy the unique blend of personal Music in an intimate setting - where performers and audience together create the experience."

Season Tickets available for all 5 concerts, $28.00 for a membership.

Other dates:

April 26, Cuerdas Quartet, Classics from the Classical Era.

 


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March Break - We Stand on Guard for Thee.... March Break - We Stand on Guard for Thee....
Category Programmes
Start Date Monday March 16, 2015
End Date Friday March 20, 2015

Join us for a week of exploring who the Canadian Armed Forces are and what they have done for us in Wellington County, Canada and around the world!  Each day will highlight a different branch of the forces with activities, games, crafts, special guest and more!

Programme is a drop-in format, admission by donation from 1 - 4 pm.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.


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concert_keyboard.jpg Gallery Concert Series, 2014-15, 25th Season
Category Events
Start Date Sunday April 26, 2015
End Date Sunday April 26, 2015

Cuerdas Quartet

Classics from the Classical Era

All concerts take place in the Exhibit Hall, Wellington County Museum and Archives

" Come and enjoy the unique blend of personal Music in an intimate setting - where performers and audience together create the experience."

Season Tickets available for all 5 concerts, $28.00 for a membership.


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Aboriginal Heritage Festival Aboriginal Heritage Festival
Category Programmes
Start Date Thursday April 30, 2015
End Date Saturday May 02, 2015

"A Celebration of First Nations, Inuit and Metis Art and Culture"

 

April 30 - Aboriginal Heritage Festival - Secondary Student Education Day, 9:30 - 2:30 - MUST REGISTER,

               Workshops, opening and closing ceremonies, $5.00 per student

May 1 - Aboriginal Heritage Festival - Elementary Student Education Day, 9:30 - 2:30 - MUST REGISTER

              Workshops, opening and closing ceremonies, $ 5.00 per student

 

May 2 - Aboriginal Heritage Festival - Public Day - 1:00 - 5:00

               Demonstrations, guest speakers, workshops, entertainment and refreshments,

               $5.00 per person or $12.50 per family

 

 


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Canada at War: The Guelph Wellington Experience Canada at War: The Guelph Wellington Experience
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Start Date Thursday May 14, 2015
End Date Thursday May 14, 2015

Canada at War: The Guelph-Wellington Experience

Designed for grade 7-8 students, Wellington County Museum and Archives has partnered with Guelph Museums to present a day you won't forget!

Students have the opportunity to witness history come alive through a full day of military re-enactors, displays, and exhibits, each portraying a different time period or conflict, from Aboriginal Wars to current military missions overseas.  Space is limited, Bookings will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.  Half the day will be spent at the Wellington County Museum and Archives, the other half will be spent at the Guelph Armoury and John McCrae House.

Cost: $8.00 per student, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR SCHOOL GROUPS

 

The public is welcome to attend.


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Doors Open Fergus-Elora Doors Open Fergus-Elora
Category Programmes
Start Date Saturday June 20, 2015
End Date Saturday June 20, 2015

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Antique and CLassic Car Show, 1:00 - 5:00 pm Antique and CLassic Car Show, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
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Start Date Sunday August 23, 2015
End Date Sunday August 23, 2015

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Harvest Home Festival Harvest Home Festival
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Start Date Sunday September 27, 2015
End Date Sunday September 27, 2015

A celebration of the rural heritage of Wellington County!

The sights, sounds, and flavours of the harvest.


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Halloween Family Activity Day, 1:00 - 5:00 pm Halloween Family Activity Day, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
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Start Date Sunday October 18, 2015
End Date Sunday October 18, 2015

Join us for an afternoon of family fun and games....all about Halloween!

Games, crafts, entertainment and activities

Wear your costumes if you wish!

$5.00 per person or $12.50 per family


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Christmas Festival, 1:00 - 5:00 pm Christmas Festival, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
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Start Date Sunday December 13, 2015
End Date Sunday December 13, 2015

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