Join butcher Jamie Waldron for a hands-on workshop on how to properly break down and butcher a pig. Each participant will be working on a whole pig and take home approximately 20-25 lbs. of fresh and local organic pork.
Space is limited - Register Early!
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
To register - visit www.mingaskillbuilding.ca or call the museum at 519.846.0916
Saturday May 16 - Sourdough Bread Baking, 10:00am - 2:00pm, cost is $60.00
Sunday June 14 - Fermenting: Sauerkraut and Kimchee, 10:00am - 2:00 pm. cost is $55.00
Susan Burke, local historian and curator will lead a walking tour of the exhibit Freemasonry: Hidden in Plain Sight and discuss the culture and context of organizations like Freemasonry in Ontario. Bring your memories and memorabilia, and take part in the discussion. Registration is required, please call 519.846.0916 x 5221
Admission by donation | Light Refreshments.
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.
"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
FEATURING: Guest Speakers, Artisans, Vendors' Marketplace, Music, Dance and Traditional Food
$5.00 per person or $12.50 per family
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.
Join Richard Preiss as we learn the traditional art of bread baking. Learn how to make sourdough bread, and starter from scratch. Each participant will take home a sourdough starter culture, recipes and a fresh loaf of sourdough bread.
Time: 10:00am - 2:00 pm
To register, visit www.mingaskillbuilding.ca or call the museum at 519.846.0916 x 5221
Other dates in the series:
April 11 - The Art of Butchery - 10:00am - 2:00pm, cost: $200.00 (will take home 20 - 25lbs of local organic pork)
June 14 - Fermenting: Sauerkraut and Kimchee - 10:00am - 2:00 pm, cost $55.00
Join Val Andrews as we learn the healthy and ancient art of fermentation. Learn about the history of fermentation and learn how to do it yourself by making sauerkraut and kimchee. Participants will receive experience, a finished product, fermentation recipes, and a sample of other ferments
to Register, visit www.mingaskillbuilding.ca or call the museum at 519.846.0916, x 5221
April 11 - The Art of Butchery, 10:00am - 2:00 pm, cost is $200.00 ( includes 20 - 25lbs. of local organic pork)
May 16 - Sourdough Bread Baking, 10:00am - 2:00 pm, cost is $60.00
A celebration of the rural heritage of Wellington County!
The sights, sounds, and flavours of the harvest.
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