Special Events / Activities:
Note: please call ahead to verify exact dates and times for events
Hands On Heritage:
An annual learning experience designed for the
"young-at-heart"; an opportunity to participate in rope-making, corn shelling,
knot tying, lassoing and more!
(March, or youth groups by appointment)
Museum displays of traditional Easter celebration
The Museum hosts a delicious "old-time"
community strawberry social just as local berries reach their juicy best!
(Saturday, June 26, 1:30-4:30 PM ... at the museum)
An annual Museum display as tribute to those of
our community who fought for Canada.
(October 30-31, November 6-7, 13-14)
Nostalgic memories of when Christmas was an old-time
Features a soup and sandwich luncheon
(Sunday, December 5, )
The Museum offers a continuously changing array of
displays during the year:
"Home Life" (runs through May 30)
"Doctors, Dentists, Druggists" (June 5 to July 18)
"Photography" (July 25 to August 29)
"(Village of) Staples" (September 3 to October 24)
The Museum is becoming a centre for local family records.
Visitors are invited to add to that record and to learn about their families from
our available records.
Annual Roast Beef Dinner:
Guest speaker Lt. Bob McGirr will talk about "WW II Experiences in
the Canadian Army" - (Wednesday, November 3, ... further details forthcoming)
Annual Award Dinner:
Friday, October 1, $ 25 per ticket (includes $ 10 income tax receipt)
(6:15 pm pre-meal, 7 pm meal)
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The Leamington & Mersea Historical Society will be on the road with
some of their displays:
They'll be at Ernie's TV in Kingsville May 21, 22 for
the "Victorian Days", then at the 151st Leamington Fair
where their displays can be viewed inside the gymnastics building (from the main gate go
straight ahead, the building will be between the midway and the racetrack)
Our second annual YARD SALE will be held Saturday July 17 at 27 Selkirk
Ave., Leamington 8 am-1 pm.
Our July 28 meeting will feature a 6 pm Potluck meal prior to the meeting and special
guest speakers Bill and Shirley Masters, retired photographers from Master's
Studios (Leamington). Their topic will be "Experiences in