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The Society runs a variety of events to provide entertaining and educational activities for the residents and visitors of Niagara-on-the-Lake.  From quality lectures to musical performances in the galleries, the Society works hard at being a focal point of culture in Niagara.

Lectures

 

GREAT WAR LECTURE SERIES

Held on the 3rd Thursday of each month from March to October. Lectures start at 7:30 p.m.

August 20 | RICHARD MERRITT
Niagara Camp: 100 Years Later

September 17 | DAVID WEBB
"One Jam BerryAfter Another!" - The Ontario Farm Service Corps and the Farmerettes

October 15 | ANDY ROBERTSHAW
Filming War Horse the Movie
(following the Historical Society’s AGM)

Tickets are $10 for the general public or free for Niagara Historical Society Members.
Reservations required as seating is limited.

Generously Sponsored by:

Geoffrey and Lorraine Joyner

Niagara Finest Inns

 

 

FAMOUS & INFAMOUS

March - November  |  3rd Sunday at 2 pm

Join us in the gallery each month for a presentation by a local resident, followed by a lively discussion about the life of a famous or infamous person from the past.

 

 

Programmes & Events

Walking Tours of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Tours begin at the gazebo in Queen’s Royal Park.  Tickets are $10 and include admission to the Museum

AUGUST: Saturdays & Sundays
at 11 am AND 2 pm
SEPTEMBER: Saturdays & Sundays at 11 am

August 10 - 14: KID CURATORS a week-long summer camp for kids that focuses on learning about the history of our community.  REGISTRATION FOR 2015 IS FULL 

September 18, 19, 25 & 26: Theatrical Cemetery Tours - Meet the spirits of local residents buried at St. Mark’s Church.  Tours starts at 6 pm, 7 pm and 8pm.  Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance.

October 2: North Star Festival
In partnership with Bravo Niagara, join us for a Symposium featuring scholars from the Harriet Tubman Institute at York University, Brock University & Duke University

October 23 at 7 pm: Painting Churches
A reading by Jenny Phipps, Ron Ritchell and Barbara Worthy. Call the Museum for details.

November 11: Pack Up Your Troubles - A Remembrance Day performance in words and song.  Tickets are $15.  Performance starts at 7 pm.

December 5: The Phoenix Dinner – a holiday fundraiser in support of the Niagara Historical Society. Call the Museum at 905-468-3912 for details.

 

 

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® Image: View of Fort George, Oil on canvass, C. Kreighoff 1823