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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.

In 2016, we celebrate 120 years of our collection by looking at the foundation of our Society and Museum, other early museums and the importance of collections.

JULY 21 | CECILIA MORGAN
Loving History, Loving Niagara: Janet Carnochan, 1839-1926

AUGUST 18 | MICHELLE HAMILTON
Dr. Oronhyatekha: Memory and Legacy

SEPTEMBER 15 | NICHOLAS CLEMENS
ROM Wasn’t Built in a Day

The 2016 Lecture Series is Generously Sponsored by:

Geoffrey and Lorraine Joyner

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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.

August 21: Max Aitken [Lord Beaverbrook]
September 18: J.C.R. ‘Lick’ Licklider
October 16: William Hamilton Merritt
November 20: Albert Speer [Part 2]

 

 

 

 

Programmes & Events

August 1 | THE PAST IS PRESENT
HERITAGE FESTIVAL

Historic demonstrations, heritage activities, live music and more!  Free admission from 11 am to
4 pm.
For a list of vendors and presenters please click here!

KID CURATORS SUMMER CAMP

August 15 – 19
KID CURATORS Summer Day Camp

$125/week
Reserve a spot today

Generously Sponsored by:

bba

September 10 | NIAGARA POLO

The Museum presents “The Sport of Kings” on the Commons!  Spectators can enjoy a polo match, entertainment, vendor tent, food and drink and more!  General admission is $15. Buy Tickets Here. Visit our home page for details and sponsorship opportunities.

Generously sponsored by:

Town of NOTL
- Champagne Divot Stomp provided by Peller Estate Winery

September 23, 24, 30 & October 1 THEATRICAL CEMETERY TOURS

Meet the spirits of local residents buried at St. Mark’s Church.  Tours starts at 6 pm, 7 pm and
8 pm.  Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance.

November 11 | “WE’LL MEET AGAIN”

From the troupe that brought you “Pack Up Your Troubles” comes a WWII tribute.  Join in the singing and share in the memories.  Tickets are $15; performance starts at 7 pm.

 

FIRST FRIDAYS EVENTS:

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

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