Waterloo Region Museum is the largest community museum in Ontario. Our main gallery tells the story of Waterloo Region and our feature gallery showcases local and travelling exhibits from around the world. Waterloo Region Museum is open daily and is the entrance to Doon Heritage Village.

Waterloo Region Museum

Doon Heritage Village is a picturesque 60 acre living history village that shows visitors what life was like in Waterloo Region in 1914. The village is open seasonally from May 1 to December 23. One admission price includes entry to the Waterloo Region Museum exhibit galleries and village.

Doon Heritage Village

Joseph Schneider Haus is a dynamic community museum and local landmark in downtown Kitchener that is a National Historic Site. The 1816 Georgian frame farmhouse was built by one of the area’s first pioneers, Joseph Schneider, a Pennsylvania-German Mennonite.

Joseph Schneider Haus

McDougall Cottage, an 1858 granite and limestone labourer’s dwelling, is located in downtown Cambridge. Home for more than a century to two families of hardworking Scots, the McDougalls and the Bairds, this charming cottage boasts the most spectacular hand-painted friezes and trompe l’oeil ceilings in Ontario.

McDougall Cottage

Upcoming Events

Museum Daily Activities

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Thursday, January 1, 2015

End Date Thursday, December 31, 2015

Time Regular Hours


Daily activity schedule for May 25 to 31.

2015 Wee Quilt Challenge

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Friday, April 10, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 5, 2015

Exhibit runs April 10- July 5. Marvel at the miniature masterpieces of "Gardens and the Grand" created by gifted quilt artists from near and far. Be sure to cast a vote for your favourite!

Waterloo Wellington Children's Groundwater Festival

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Monday, May 25, 2015

End Date Friday, May 29, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

An educational event that features interactive activities, demonstrations and displays. Please note that the museum galleries are open all day and Doon Heritage Village buildings will be closed to the general public from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. during festival.

Quilting Activities

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Wednesday, May 27, 2015

End Date Sunday, May 31, 2015

Come see an array of quilts going to the New Hamburg Mennonite Central Committee Relief Sale and Quilt Auction.

Mennonite Quilting Bee

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Wednesday, May 27, 2015

End Date Sunday, May 31, 2015

Time 1 to 4 p.m.

Quilting demonstrations by the Waterloo County Quilting Guild members Wednesday to Friday.

Grand National Quilt Show Exhibit

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Wednesday, May 27, 2015

End Date Sunday, May 31, 2015

A new exhibit featuring a stunning, thought-provoking collection of quilts crafted by 62 gifted artists from across Canada.

PD Day Activities: Soil Secrets

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Friday, May 29, 2015

End Date Friday, May 29, 2015

Time 1 to 4 p.m.

Children enjoy fun games and crafts. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 per child plus HST.

PD Day Covered in Quilts

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Friday, May 29, 2015

End Date Friday, May 29, 2015

Time 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday, May 29 is a PD day and we will be offering quilt related activities all day in our Covered in Quilts theme.

Reclaimed Pallet Planter workshop with Jebb’s Reclaimed Wood Products

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, May 30, 2015

End Date Saturday, May 30, 2015

Time 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1 to 3 p.m.

Make your own planter from reclaimed wood. No experience necessary! Children can make a re-claimed wood sign while Mom or Dad makes a planter. $25 plus HST. Ages five and up.

EcoFest

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, May 30, 2015

End Date Saturday, May 30, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A FREE and fun filled day to celebrate our environment and showcase ways to reduce our footprint one step at a time.

Tots Time - Tuesdays and Thursdays

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Tuesday, June 2, 2015

End Date Thursday, June 18, 2015

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5.

Quilting Activities

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Wednesday, June 3, 2015

End Date Sunday, June 7, 2015

Costumed staff quilt bonnets and petticoats just as the Schneiders would have done in the mid-19th century. First time quilters are welcome to pull up a chair and try their hand at quilting.

Grand National Quilt Show Exhibit

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Wednesday, June 3, 2015

End Date Sunday, June 7, 2015

Time Regular hours

A new exhibit featuring a stunning, thought-provoking collection of quilts crafted by 62 gifted artists from across Canada.

Talk: Growing Roses Successfully

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Wednesday, June 3, 2015

End Date Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Time 7 p.m.

Join rose expert Roland Craig to learn all about how to grow the best roses possible. Roland has been growing roses for 16 years and has 600 varieties.

Ceilidh

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Thursday, June 4, 2015

End Date Thursday, June 4, 2015

Time 7 to 9 p.m.

Join us for a casual evening of traditional music and song and Scottish hospitality. Admission by cash donation. A fabulous evening concert hosted by Allison Lupton (flute/vocals).

Celebrating Quilts – Stained Glass Demo

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, June 6, 2015

End Date Saturday, June 6, 2015

Time 1 to 4 p.m.

Join Laurie as she demonstrates the tools, techniques and materials of stained glass, while working on a colour-splashed glass quilt.

Paint the Grand

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Sunday, June 7, 2015

End Date Sunday, June 7, 2015

Time 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Take a stroll along the Grand to observe and chat with the talented artists of Paint the Grand as they create their masterpieces in support of The Friends of McDougall Cottage’s annual Musician-in-Residence program.

Seniors' Day

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Wednesday, June 10, 2015

End Date Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Anyone who is 55 years of age and older is invited to explore the museum galleries and stroll the picturesque Doon Heritage Village free of charge on Seniors' Day.

Grand National Quilt Show Exhibit

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Wednesday, June 10, 2015

End Date Sunday, June 14, 2015

A new exhibit featuring a stunning, thought-provoking collection of quilts crafted by 62 gifted artists from across Canada.

Talk: Galt 100 Years Later

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Thursday, June 11, 2015

End Date Thursday, June 11, 2015

Time 7 to 9 p.m.

Galt obtained City status on June 1, 1915. To celebrate this milestone we take a look back at what life would have been like in 1915 Galt with our in-house expert Joleen Taylor and special guest Lynn Griggs, Corporate Records Archives Technician, City of Cambridge Archives and items from their collections. $5 per person plus HST. Please call to register.

Blacksmith Hammer In

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, June 13, 2015

End Date Saturday, June 13, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Watch as blacksmith artists from the Ontario Artist Blacksmith Association demonstrate their skills and talent creating art with the tools of their trade.

Exhibit - People on the Move

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, June 13, 2015

End Date Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A lobby exhibit that tells the human stories of migrants as they move from one place to another. Presented by the Mennonite Central Committee in conjunction with World Refugee Day.

Fascinating Furniture

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, June 13, 2015

End Date Saturday, June 13, 2015

Time 10 a.m. to noon

Whether from an antique market or a downtown boutique, the furnishings in our home tell a story. Join us as Conestoga College’s Camelia Imrie talks about tables, chairs, and more.

Kids in Kilts: Faerie Houses

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Saturday, June 13, 2015

End Date Saturday, June 13, 2015

Time Drop-in between 1 and 4 p.m.

One Saturday afternoon each month, children are invited to create a fun seasonal or Scottish inspired craft. $3 per child. Ages three and up.

Fiddle Workshop

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Sunday, June 14, 2015

End Date Sunday, June 14, 2015

Time 12:30 to 3 p.m.

Learn traditional Scottish fiddle music. $25 plus HST. Call to register.

Grand National Quilt Show Exhibit

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Wednesday, June 17, 2015

End Date Sunday, June 21, 2015

A new exhibit featuring a stunning, thought-provoking collection of quilts crafted by 62 gifted artists from across Canada.

TALK: The Kitchen Herb Garden

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Wednesday, June 17, 2015

End Date Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Time 7p.m.

A kitchen herb garden is one of the easiest and most useful gardens you can grow.

Father’s Day Craft

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Friday, June 19, 2015

End Date Sunday, June 21, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Make dad the coolest Father's Day card ever! Join museum staff in the museum foyer and make a Father’s Day card for dad.

BEER! The Exhibit

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Friday, June 19, 2015

End Date Sunday, January 3, 2016

Time Regular Hours

Discover the history of brewing, and the selling and consuming of beer in Canada, with a focus on over 175 years of brewing tradition in Waterloo Region.

Let’s Clay!

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, June 20, 2015

End Date Saturday, June 20, 2015

Time 1 to 4 p.m.

Local potter and former Folk Artistin- Residence Rosemary Aicher demonstrates working on a potter’s wheel. Try it for yourself!

Father's Day Craft Beer Festival

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Sunday, June 21, 2015

End Date Sunday, June 21, 2015

Time 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sample beer from local craft breweries at this special festival that takes place in Doon Heritage Village, then visit BEER! The Exhibit in our feature exhibit gallery located in the museum.

Strawberry Tartan Tea

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Sunday, June 21, 2015

End Date Sunday, June 21, 2015

Time 2 p.m.

Enjoy a traditional tea with sandwiches, sweets and more.

Grand National Quilt Show Exhibit

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Wednesday, June 24, 2015

End Date Sunday, June 28, 2015

A new exhibit featuring a stunning, thought-provoking collection of quilts crafted by 62 gifted artists from across Canada.

Summer Walking Tours

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Thursday, June 25, 2015

End Date Thursday, June 25, 2015

Time 6:30 p.m.

Galt’s Industrial Living Legacy Take a stroll with McDougall staffer, Joleen Taylor along both sides of the Grand River and enjoy historical residential, commercial and industrial architecture. Learn why Galt was once referred to as the “Manchester of Canada” and explore the recent flood control measures that protect our industrial heritage and parks. $10 per person plus HST. Please call to register.

Lecture with rych mills: Trek from Pennsylvania to Little Berlin

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Thursday, June 25, 2015

End Date Thursday, June 25, 2015

Time 7 p.m.

Guest Speaker rych mills takes us on a journey through the eyes of a child, exploring the trials and tribulations of the early settlers’ trek to the Grand River Valley.

Seniors' Day

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Thursday, June 25, 2015

End Date Thursday, June 25, 2015

Time 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission is free for those 55 years of age and older.

Immigration and Early Settlement

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, June 27, 2015

End Date Sunday, June 28, 2015

See what life was like for the first families to immigrate to the wilderness of Upper Canada. Demonstrations of activities associated with early settlement, including dressing timbers, fashioning shingles and tree nails, and cooking over an open fire.

Stories of Immigration with Derek Brisland

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, June 27, 2015

End Date Saturday, June 27, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Waterloo Region is rich in stories of early settlers. Storyteller Derek Brisland shares stories from that heritage, including those of the Schneider family, and others from farther afield. Musical accompaniment and immigration songs by Michael Kelly Cavan.

Canada Day Celebration

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Wednesday, July 1, 2015

End Date Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Time noon to 5 p.m.

Visit and celebrate Canada’s birthday. Enjoy refreshments.

Canada Day Celebration

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Wednesday, July 1, 2015

End Date Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Waterloo Region Museum is throwing a party to celebrate Canada Day and you're invited! Admission is FREE.

Canada Day

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Wednesday, July 1, 2015

End Date Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Celebrate Canada Day and the arrival of Joseph Schneider and his family to this area in 1807. Birthday cake at 2 p.m. Free admission!

Grand National Quilt Show Exhibit

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Wednesday, July 1, 2015

End Date Monday, August 31, 2015

A new exhibit featuring a stunning, thought-provoking collection of quilts crafted by 62 gifted artists from across Canada.

Summer at Joseph Schneider Haus

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Thursday, July 2, 2015

End Date Monday, August 31, 2015

Time Regular Hours

Step back in time and meet ‘The Schneiders’. You will find costumed staff doing seasonal chores such as gardening, pickling, preserving, baking, laundry, and special guests throughout the summer.

Ceilidh

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Thursday, July 2, 2015

End Date Thursday, July 2, 2015

Time 7 to 9 p.m.

Join us for a casual evening of traditional music and song and Scottish hospitality. Admission by cash donation.

Every Friday is Bake Day in July and August

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Friday, July 3, 2015

End Date Friday, August 28, 2015

The bake oven will be fired up every Friday all summer long. Help make yeast, bread, pies and puddings and sample a bite or two.

History Under the Trees

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, July 4, 2015

End Date Saturday, July 4, 2015

Time 1 to 4 p.m.

Enjoy an engaging presentation by rych mills of the Waterloo Historical Society in the picturesque setting of Doon Heritage Village.

Piping Down the Sun

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Sunday, July 5, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 5, 2015

Time 4 to 4:30 p.m.

Sundays in July and August. Experience this ancient Celtic tradition and bid the sun "oidhche mhath" (good night) in the traditional musical manner.

July 5 – Piper from the Cambridge and District Pipe Band.

Summer Music Series: The Haret

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Sunday, July 5, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 5, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is The Haret.

Sunday Tea and Garden Tours

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Sunday, July 5, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 30, 2015

Every Sunday in July and August the Schneiders invite you to stop by for a cup of tea and a tour of their garden.

Mid-week Tartan Tea

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Wednesday, July 8, 2015

End Date Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Time 2 p.m.

Enjoy a traditional tea with sandwiches, sweets and more.

Walking Tour Series: Mr. Schneider’s Neighbourhood

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Thursday, July 9, 2015

End Date Thursday, July 9, 2015

Time 10:30 a.m.

Join local historian rych mills for a unique tour of the neighbourhood. Pack a lunch and join us for a presentation and refreshments. Pre-registration required. $10 plus HST per person.

Kids in Kilts: Bee Mobiles

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Saturday, July 11, 2015

End Date Saturday, July 11, 2015

Time Drop-in between 1 and 4 p.m.

One Saturday afternoon each month, children are invited to create a fun seasonal or Scottish inspired craft. $3 per child. Ages three and up.

Piping Down the Sun

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Sunday, July 12, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 12, 2015

Time 4 to 4:30 p.m.

Sundays in July and August. Experience this ancient Celtic tradition and bid the sun "oidhche mhath" (good night) in the traditional musical manner.

July 12, August 2 and 30 – Jim MacPherson.

Summer Music Series: Hunters Corners

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Sunday, July 12, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 12, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is Hunters Corners.

St. Swithin’s Day Contest

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Wednesday, July 15, 2015

End Date Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Visit the Cottage and correctly guess the number of days we’ll have rain between July 15 and August 23.

TALK: “Fore!” Improving your Golf Performance

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Thursday, July 16, 2015

End Date Thursday, July 16, 2015

Time 7 p.m.

Whistle Bear Golf Club pros share tips and tricks. $5 per person plus HST. Call to register.

Storytelling Workshop with Derek Brisland

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Thursday, July 16, 2015

End Date Thursday, July 16, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

This workshop looks at the oral tradition and variations of stories. Participants can share their own stories. High School age and up. Pre-registration required. $20 plus HST per person.

Cambridge Highland Games

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Saturday, July 18, 2015

End Date Saturday, July 18, 2015

Experience competitions, Highland dancers, pipe bands, and Celtic music. Visit our booth.

How Does your Garden Grow?

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, July 18, 2015

End Date Saturday, July 18, 2015

Time 1 to 2 p.m.

Join Susan Broughton from All Things Tea as she unearths the delights of an herb garden, from remedies to supplements and teas.

Piping Down the Sun

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Sunday, July 19, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 19, 2015

Time 4 to 4:30 p.m.

Sundays in July and August. Experience this ancient Celtic tradition and bid the sun "oidhche mhath" (good night) in the traditional musical manner. July 19, August 16 and 23 – Andrew Huxley Osborne.

Summer Music Series: MacCairley and Maclean

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Sunday, July 19, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 19, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is MacCairley and Maclean.

Summer Walking Tours

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Wednesday, July 22, 2015

End Date Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Time 9 to 11 a.m.

Galt's East Hill

Join Joleen Taylor on this historical walking tour as we head to Galt’s east hill area.

Natural Remedies from Today and Yesterday

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Thursday, July 23, 2015

End Date Thursday, July 23, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join staff and local Homeopath Tracy Poizner, to uncover the hidden healing properties of the plants around us.

Workshop: Faerie Houses for the Garden

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Saturday, July 25, 2015

End Date Saturday, July 25, 2015

Time 2 to 4 p.m.

Create a miniature faerie house for your garden. $25 per person plus HST. Advance registration required. For adults and children nine and up.

Piping Down the Sun

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Sunday, July 26, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 26, 2015

Time 4 to 4:30 p.m.

Sundays in July and August. Experience this ancient Celtic tradition and bid the sun "oidhche mhath" (good night) in the traditional musical manner. July 26 and August 9 – Angus Sutherland.

Summer Walking Tours

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Sunday, July 26, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 26, 2015

Time 2 to 4 p.m.

Downtown Galt hosted by Heritage Cambridge July 26 and August 30

Step back in time as Heritage Cambridge takes you downtown in this historical walking tour that looks at the picturesque commercial district of Galt.

Summer Music Series: Mary Humphreys and Anahata

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Sunday, July 26, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 26, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is Mary Humphreys and Anahata.

Brilliantly Built

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Tuesday, July 28, 2015

End Date Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Time 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

What does recreating a Mennonite settler's cabin entail? Project manager Chris Gibson walks us through the construction of what would later be repurposed as the Schneider Haus Washhouse.

Mill Race Festival Preview Concert

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Thursday, July 30, 2015

End Date Thursday, July 30, 2015

Time 7 p.m.

This year at McDougall's annual preview of The Mill Race Festival of Traditional Folk Music (July 31 – August 2).

Senior's Day

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Thursday, July 30, 2015

End Date Thursday, July 30, 2015

Time 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission is free for those 55 years of age and older.

Summer Music Series: Conor Gains

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Sunday, August 2, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 2, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is Conor Gains.

KidSummer

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Monday, August 3, 2015

End Date Monday, August 3, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

KidSummer is a fun family day where children of all ages can have some good old fashioned fun.

Yoga for Golfers

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Wednesday, August 5, 2015

End Date Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Time 7 p.m.

Certified yoga instructor, Kate O’Connor, teaches techniques to help transform your game. Call to register. $22 per person plus HST.

Mid-week Tartan Tea

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Wednesday, August 5, 2015

End Date Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Time 2 p.m.

Enjoy a traditional tea with sandwiches, sweets and more.

Ceilidh

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Thursday, August 6, 2015

End Date Thursday, August 6, 2015

Time 7 to 9 p.m.

Join us for a casual evening of traditional music and song and Scottish hospitality. Admission by cash donation. A fabulous evening concert hosted by Geoff Lewis (guitar).

Heirloom Vegetables with Rose Murray

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Thursday, August 6, 2015

End Date Thursday, August 6, 2015

Time 1 p.m.

Raised on a farm near Collingwood, Rose Murray learned the art of growing, cooking and preserving food. Rose will discuss heirloom vegetables and their uses.

Workshop: Growing and Using Herbs

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, August 8, 2015

End Date Saturday, August 8, 2015

Time 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Learn about and how to plant and save herbs to use in your home.

Piping Down the Sun

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Sunday, August 9, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 9, 2015

Time 4 to 4:30 p.m.

Sundays in July and August. Experience this ancient Celtic tradition and bid the sun "oidhche mhath" (good night) in the traditional musical manner. August 9 – Angus Sutherland

Summer Music Series: City'N'Eastern

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Sunday, August 9, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 9, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is City'N'Eastern.

Bairds and the Bees

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Tuesday, August 11, 2015

End Date Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Time 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bees are an important part of our natural environment. Sample some honey treats, see beekeeping equipment and hear why these creatures need our help, when the Baird family from Belwood pay us a visit.

Walking Tour Series: Mr. Schneider’s Neighbourhood

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Thursday, August 13, 2015

End Date Thursday, August 13, 2015

Time 10:30 a.m.

Join local historian rych mills for a unique tour of the neighbourhood. Pack a lunch and join us for a presentation and refreshments. Pre-registration required. $10 plus HST per person.

Kids in Kilts: Fish Kites

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Saturday, August 15, 2015

End Date Saturday, August 15, 2015

Time Drop in between 1 and 4 p.m.

One Saturday afternoon each month, children are invited to create a fun seasonal or Scottish inspired craft. $3 per child. Ages three and up.

Harvest Time Tartan Tea

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Sunday, August 16, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 16, 2015

Time 2 p.m.

Dave’s evocative soundscapes provide a charming, musical backdrop.

Piping Down the Sun

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Sunday, August 16, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 16, 2015

Time 4 to 4:30 p.m.

Sundays in July and August. Experience this ancient Celtic tradition and bid the sun "oidhche mhath" (good night) in the traditional musical manner. August 16 and 23 – Andrew Huxley Osborne.

Summer Music Series: Lucas Stagg

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Sunday, August 16, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 16, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Summer Music Series: Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is Lucas Stagg.

Summer Walking Tours

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Thursday, August 20, 2015

End Date Thursday, August 20, 2015

Time 6:30 p.m.

Dickson Hill

Join Joleen Taylor, to discover the ever-changing architectural styles of one of Galt’s finest residential neighbourhoods.

Piping Down the Sun

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Sunday, August 23, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 23, 2015

Time 4 to 4:30 p.m.

Sundays in July and August. Experience this ancient Celtic tradition and bid the sun "oidhche mhath" (good night) in the traditional musical manner. August 23 – Andrew Huxley Osborne.

5th Annual Doon Cruise-In Auto Extravaganza

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Sunday, August 23, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 23, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Village is open to 5 p.m.

The Waterloo Region Museum is pleased to host the 4th annual Doon Cruise-In Auto Extravaganza in support of Epilepsy Waterloo Wellington.