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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

Our annual lecture series is held on the 3rd Thursday of each month from March to September. Lectures start at 7:30 p.m.

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

Thank you to all of our speakers who made the 2017 Lecture Series educational and engaging. Check back in January for details on our 2018 lecture series.

The 2017 Lecture Series was Generously Sponsored by:

Geoffrey and Lorraine Joyner

BBA

FAMOUS & INFAMOUS

January - 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.

2017 Schedule

November 19: William Maxwell "Max" Aitken (1879-1964) [Part 2]

 

FIRST FRIDAYS MUSEUM EVENTS:

To find out more about the FIRST FRIDAYS events across the Niagara Region, click here!

walking tours of old town

June - September
Join our guides for a walk through town, Saturdays & Sundays at 11 am beginning at the gazebo in Queen’s Royal Park.¬† Tickets are $10 and include Museum admission.

Programmes & Events

COMMUNITY DAYS
On the third Sunday of each month we are offering a free community day in appreciation of increased funding from the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Admission is free to the galleries and the popular Famous & Infamous biography series will also be free and open to all. The final date for 2017 is November 19

November 10 | “WE’LL MEET AGAIN”
(7 pm)
Join in the singing and share in the memories with this WWII tribute featuring readings and wartime songs. Admission is by donation. General seating, first come, first served.

December 2 | THE PHOENIX SOIREE: A VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS (7:30 pm)
Our gallery will be decorated as part of the Rotary Holiday House Tour.

Enjoy a hearty stew, wine & beer, traditional shortbread and holiday cheer! Featuring music by Doug Mundy (piano) and the Lord Simcoe Singers. Tickets are $40.

 

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