Tea Room Socials at Ameliasburgh Heritage Village

Ameliasburgh Heritage Village will be hosting fruit-themed Tea Room Socials over the course of the 2019 season! June 23 – Strawberry Social July 28 – Sunday Social – Raspberry & Blueberry 12pm to 3pm August 25 – Sunday Social – Peaches 12pm to 3pm Admission is $8, and includes your museum admission and delightful desserts. […]

Lakeshore Lodge Days

At Sandbanks Provincial Park Dates: Wednesdays July 10, 24 & August 7, 21, 1 – 4 PM Location: Lakeshore Lodge Day Use Area Join us for a fun-filled afternoon as we celebrate the famous Lakeshore Lodge. Staff will be in period costumes as we re-create an old fashioned picnic from the 1890s. Hayrides (small fee), games, […]

38 Hours to Montreal: A new book by Dan Buchanan

Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 1 PM – 3 PM at Mariners’ Park Museum 2065 County Rd 13 Picton South Bay, Picton, Ontario Hosted by The County Museums – Prince Edward County, Ontario Governor General Charles Poulett Thomson is in a hurry. In response to the Rebellion of 1837-38, he has been urgently tasked by […]

Fish Fry at Rose House Museum

Saturday, August 10, 2019 – starts at 4:00 PM. Rose House Museum, 3333 County Road 8, Picton, Ontario Join supporters of Rose House Museum for a delicious fish fry, raising funds for the museum, a Loyalist-era homestead. For ticket details, contact the Museum at 613 476 5439 or at [email protected] $16 for adults, $8 for […]

History Alive Summer Camps

July 8-12 and July 15-19 August 6 & 7, August 8 & 9 We are offering kids’ summer camps at Macaulay Heritage Park, Mariners Park Museum and Ameliasburgh Heritage Village. Contact Jessica at [email protected] for a registration form.

A Pictorial History of Sandbanks

Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 1 PM – 3 PM Mariners’ Park Museum 2065 County Rd 13 Picton South Bay For years, photographer John A. Brebner has captured the flora and fauna of Sandbanks Provincial Park, documenting its rise into one of the most popular beaches and parks in Ontario. Join him for a talk […]

Graveyards and Gallows Walking Tour

Friday & Saturday Evenings in July and August starting at 6:30 pm Macaulay Heritage Park, Picton Alongside an experienced guide, explore the grounds of Macaulay Heritage Park, the historic estate of Reverend William Macaulay, who is credited with giving Picton its name. Tour the neighbouring graveyard at his former church, St. Mary Magdalene, and spot […]

Victorian Secret

June 28 – July 4 Hosted by The County Museums – Prince Edward County Join us for “Victorian Secrets,” a special preview of a Rose House Museum exhibit of Victorian undergarments, taking place at City Revival on Friday, June 28 at 10 a.m.. Male and female staff from The County Museums will appear in the […]

Forgotten Female Mariners

Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 1 PM – 3 PM Mariners’ Park Museum 2065 County Rd 13 Picton South Bay Join author Susan Gately for a discussion on women who made waves – then disappeared from memory. Gately, a New York native, is the author of several books about life on the Great Lakes. $5 […]

Picton Harbour Classic Boat Show

Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 10 AM – 4 PM Hosted by Picton Harbour Inn/Lighthouse Restaurant Location: 33 Bridge Street, Picton Free admission

Paddle into Summer

Saturday, June 22 from 2-10pm Start and Finish: The Woodyard, Outlet River Aside from being the only river within Sandbanks Provincial Park, this short waterway has a colourful history embellished with some great stories! This year the Friends of Sandbanks and the Park are pleased to sponsor the First Annual Paddle into Summer event. This […]

All the Tea in China

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Rose House Museum 3333 County Road 8, Waupoos Join Amanda Harrison for a talk about the history of tea, at historic Rose House, home to descendants of some of the first Loyalist and Hessian families in The County. Hear a presentation, learn about a new […]