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.
GREAT WAR LECTURE SERIES
Held on the 3rd Thursday of each month from March to October. Lectures start at 7:30 p.m.
July 16 | ELIZABETH VLOSSAK
Shot at Dawn: British, French and Germandeserters in history and memory
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:
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
June through September: Historical Walking Tours of Niagara-on-the-Lake –
Saturdays & Sundays at 11 am (August tours start at 11 am AND 2 pm).
Tours begin at the gazebo in Queen’s Royal Park. Tickets are $10 and include admission to the Museum
July 20 – 24: KID CURATORS – a week-long summer camp for kids that focuses on learning about the history of our community. REGISTRATION FOR 2015 IS FULL
August 3: The Past is Present: A Heritage Festival – Historic demonstrations, music and more! Free admission from 11 am to 4 pm. Niagara Historical Museum, 43 Castlereagh Street, 905-468-3912.
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.
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.