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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.


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 everyone who joined our lecture series this year. Next year our lecture series will focus on the various groups that settled in Niagara-on-the-Lake throughout our history.

The 2016 Lecture Series is Generously Sponsored by:

Geoffrey and Lorraine Joyner




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

January 15: Augustus Edwin John (1878-1961)
February 19: Catherine the Great (1762-96)
March 19: Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881-1938)
April 9: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky (1821-81)
May 21: Edward VIII (1894-1972)
June 18: Nicolae Ceaușescu (1918-89)
July 6: Edsel Ford (1893-1943)
August 20: James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (1882-1941)
September 17: Marguerite "Peggy" Guggenheim (1898-1979)
October 15: William Maxwell "Max" Aitken (1879-1964)
November 19: Paul Joseph Goebbels (1897-1945)

Programmes & Events

December 3rd| "Sleigh Bells in the Snow"- A 1950s Christmas in Niagara
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us for our annual Christmas event - this year with a 1950s theme! The evening will include music and readings from the era plus 1950s-inspired hors d'oeuvres and wine. Tickets are $50 per person which includes the performance, food and alcohol.

Well it might be a "Winter Wonderland" out there, because "Baby It's Cold Outside"! So don't have a "Blue Christmas", join us while we "Rock Around the Christmas Tree", waiting for "Santa Baby" this Christmas...and "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow".

Christmas songs and memories, celebrating a 1950s Christmas in Niagara
Featuring Gabrielle Jones, Peter Millard and Karen Wood, with music by Doug Mundy
Produced by Barbara Worthy.

Call today to reserve your tickets!



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