Waterloo Region Museum 2015 fall holiday special events and exhibits brochure

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Waterloo Region Museum has many special events and exhibits happening throughout the year. View our current brochure to learn more about the exciting new exhibits and special events taking place this season.

Transcript of Waterloo Region Museum 2015 fall holiday special events and exhibits brochure

  • ToTs Time!Tuesday, September 8 to Thursday, November 19, 10 to 11 a.m.

    Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays for hands-on activities for children ages two to five weekly themes, crafts, toys, storytime, and learning games.

    $2 per child plus HST. 10 per cent membership discount applies.

    On exhibit until January 3, 2016

    Region of Waterloo


    Discover. Explore. Play. Learn.

    Waterloo Region Museum Doon Heritage Village

    Joseph Schneider Haus McDougall Cottage


    Events and Exhibits

    Fall/Holiday 2015

    Christmas Special EventsStart a family tradition!

    Stories that connect us.

    Visit today!Waterloo Region Museum

    519-748-1914 TTY: 519-575-460810 Huron Road (just off Homer Watson Boulevard)

    Kitchener, Ontario, Canada



    Country Christmas Sundays December 6, 13, 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Enjoy a Christmas in the country from the early 20th century and take in the sights and sounds of a Christmas past. Horse-drawn wagon rides, music and Father Christmas. General admission.

    Doon By Lantern Light ToursFriday and Saturday: December 4, 5, 11, 12 and 18Tours at 7 or 8:30 p.m. each night.Step back in time and enjoy one of our longest standing traditions a guided lantern-lit tour of Doon Heritage Village, a horse-drawn wagon ride and carol singing in the church. Note: museum exhibit galleries closed. $12 plus HST

    Starry NightSaturday, December 19, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

    The Friends of Waterloo Region Museum present their annual Christmas extravaganza! Enjoy Doon Heritage Village in its finest lamp-lit beauty under the stars and get into the spirit of Christmas. $20 per adult, $10 per child plus HST

    10 per cent membership discountAdvanced registration required

    Space is limited. Call 519-748-1914.

    Dont forget to visit our gift shop!

  • November 5, 7 p.m. Dinner, beer pairings, musical entertainment and more. Call 519-570-4267 to purchase tickets

    September eventsLantern Light Tours and Starry Night tickets on sale!September 8, 9 a.m. Tots Time on Tuesdays and ThursdaysSeptember 8 to November 19, 10 to 11 a.m.Seniors Day September 9Free admission for ages 55 plus.Home School Day September 11, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. $5 per child plus HST, teaching parent free.Ask A Curator September 16Tweet us #AskACurator @WRegionMuseum Sunday Family Fun Day: Code BreakersSeptember 20 Afternoon Tea and Talk: The 1906 Berlin Cookbook September 22, 2 to 4 p.m. $20 plus HST

    October eventsSunday Family Fun Day: Harvest TimeOctober 11 Thanksgiving Day Fall HarvestOctober 12Sunday Family Fun Day: Retro Games October 25Halloween Party October 30 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. $5 per child plus HST, accompanying adult free. Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Kinderconcert October 31, 10:30 a.m. Child $11, adult $13 plus HSTCall 519-745-4711 to register.Scary Boo Family Fun Day October 31, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Special events WorkshopsVisit our website for more details or call 519-748-1914. Regular business hours/admission apply unless noted.

    Waterloo Region Museum Visit our main gallery that tells the story of Waterloo Region and our feature gallery that showcases local and travelling exhibits from around the world.

    Doon Heritage VillageExperience our picturesque 60 acre living history village that interprets life in Waterloo Region in the year 1914. Open May through December.

    Waterloo Region Hall of Fame Learn about the people and organizations that have made a difference in Waterloo Region.

    Admission One low admission price includes our feature and main exhibit galleries, Doon Heritage Village and the Waterloo Region Hall of Fame.

    Adults $10 plus HSTSeniors/students $8 plus HSTChildren (five to 12 years) $5 plus HSTChildren under five years Free Family (two adults and their dependent children) $25 plus HST

    Museum members receive a 10 per cent discount on selected special events, workshops, concessions and in our gift shop. Gift certificates available.

    Fall Museum Gallery hours open dailySeptember 8 to December 31Monday through Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.Saturday and Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.(closed December 25, 26 and January 1, 2016)

    Fall Doon Heritage Village hours seasonal September 8 to December 23 (closes for the season)Monday through Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.(closed Saturday and Sunday except for special events)

    As parking can be limited, please consider carpooling to help with parking capacity and the environment.

    November eventsPD Day at the Waterloo Region Museum November 13Teddy Bears Night at the Museum November 13, 6 to 8 p.m. $5 per child plus HST, accompanying adult free.Afternoon Christmas Tea and Talk November 17 2 to 4 p.m. $20, table of four $70 plus HST Sunday Family Fun Day: Art-rageous Fun Ink, Paper, Scissors November 15A Village Christmas for HomeschoolersNovember 20, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. $5 per child plus HST, accompanying adult free.

    December eventsCountry Christmas and Volunteer Recognition Day December 6, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Country Christmas December 13 and 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Doon By Lantern Light ToursDecember 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 7 or 8:30 p.m.Starry Night December 19, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.Village Jolly Holly Days December 21 to 23Doon Heritage Village season closing December 23Gift Shop Boxing Week Sale December 27 to 31Holiday Family Fun Days December 27 to January 3

    Advanced registration required. 10 per cent membership discount applies. Limited capacity. Non-refundable.All prices subject to HST.

    Seed Saving September 12, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. $10Focus on Knitting: Learn to Knit 101 September 19, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. $30 Autumn WreathSeptember 26, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. $25Two Day Beginner Blacksmith Workshop September 26 and October 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.$250 per person or $450 for two peopleFocus on Knitting: Learn to Knit 102 October 3, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. $30 Gifts in a Jar WorkshopOctober 24, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. $25Focus on Knitting Skills Socks October 31, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. $20Christmas OrnamentNovember 7, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. $20Chocolate Lovers November 14, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. $25Evergreen Wreath November 21, 10 a.m. to noon or 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. $25Seasonal Table Centre Piece December 5, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. $25

    An Evening with Jim BrickmanSeptember 17, 7 to 9 p.m. Women Enjoying Beer!October 22, 7 to 9 p.m.

    Photo: Sylvia Pond Photography

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    ATTENTION TEACHERS!Visit our website for more information about our educational programs.

    ONLY $15 each plus HST (includes Beer! The Exhibit)

    10 per cent membership discountAdvanced registration required


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    $70 each plus HST (includes Beer! The Exhibit)