Activities

2019 Coldwater Canadiana Museum Events

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Monday, May 6 — Annual General Meeting – 10 a.m. at the museum.

Election of board members. All are welcome!

Mother's Day TeaSaturday, May 11 — Mother’s Day Treat – 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Enjoy a Light Lunch followed by our famous Devon Tea with freshly baked biscuits, in the cozy Fireplace Room. $20 pp includes lunch & tea plus heritage craft demonstrations, new seasonal exhibits and surprises. Limited Seating. Reservations and pre-purchased tickets by May 8 through our website coldwatermuseum.com

Plant Sale
Saturday, June 1 — Annual Yard and Plant Sale – 9 a.m. to noon

Lots to choose from; all proceeds support museum operations and programs.

Tea Time Talks

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Wednesday June 5, 12, 19, 26 — Tea Time Talks – 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

4 different historic ceramic/glass topics. Devon Tea served at 2 p.m., $10 pp.

Wednesday, June 12 — Book Signing: Peter Davis

Meet and Greet the author of The Witch of Waubaushene and The Infernal Journals. Time tba.

Saturday, June 22 & Sunday, June 23 — Coldwater and Area Studio Tour – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

4 artists in our heritage buildings. BBQ lunch available.

Wednesdays in July & August — Devon Tea – 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Enjoy an authentic Devon Tea served on fine vintage china in the 1830s Woodrow cabin. Tea is also available on other days during museum hours. Air conditioned. $10 pp.

Heritage Day
Sunday, July 21 — Heritage Day – 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Music, craft demonstrations, book signing, outdoor church service, silent auction, lucky draws, working steam engine, bbq lunch, vendors, lots of family fun; new: Children’s Play House, refurbished Postal Station, 2 seasonal exhibits: Bees, Goats and Gossip-Celebrating the Rural Spirit of The Owl Pen, and Coldwater-A Place of Memories. Admission by donation.
Saturday, August 10 — Coldwater Steampunk Festival – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The largest Steampunk event in Canada – not to be missed! Events & activities at the museum and in Coldwater.

Heritage Craft FestivalThursday, August 22 — 2nd Annual Heritage Craft Festival – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Vintage Hats theme – bring or wear one! Bring a lawn chair and personal fibre craft project to work on. Socialize and share with other crafters. Enjoy refreshments; lunch with dessert available $20 pp. Special displays, free lucky draws and silent auction. Tickets available at The Purple Sock in Coldwater or at the museum.