Programs / Events

School’s Out Movies


When school is out, join us for a movie on the big screen in the Bruce Power Theatre.  We provide the movie and popcorn! Movies begin at 10:30 a.m.  Members FREE. General admission applies.  September 29 – “Sing” Dapper Koala Buster Moon presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. An eternal […]

Dia de Muertos – Day of the Dead

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Join us for a celebration of the Day of the Dead.  This is a significant Mexican holiday where loved ones, who have passed on, are remembered with a joyous celebration of food, dance and colourful decorations.  You and your family will have a chance to sample Mexican tapas, create traditional crafts and learn Spanish songs. […]

Brews & Bites: A Guided Beer Tasting

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Experience an entertaining and informative evening with Brewers’ Peter Braul and Scott Brown of Black Bellows Brewery of Collingwood, Ontario.  They will lead you through a sampling comparing their own Belgian White and Brown Ale to other Ontario craft breweries that contrast their beers.  The evening includes a greeting brew, five tasting brews, paired appetizers […]

Halloween Hoopla

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Calling all creepy crawly crafters, ghoulish gamers and pumpkin partiers!  Come to the Museum for an afternoon of spooktacular Halloween fun and games! Ages 5 – 10 October 27 (PA Day) 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Members $5     Public $8 Pre-registration and prepayment required  

Bootlegging in the Greenock Swamp by Patrick Kelly


Discover the mysterious and unique past of the Greenock Swamp!  Join local history enthusiast Patrick Kelly, as he shares the colourful history of moonshine production during the days of prohibition in the Greenock Swamp. Proudly presented by the Bruce County Genealogical Society September 11, Doors open at 6:45 p.m. This show is full. Due to […]

Night at the Museum

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Kids ages 8 – 12 join us for an exclusive sleepover at the Museum and a night of Halloween themed fun.  Kids will play, explore, experiment, create and meet a special guest before finishing the night off with a movie in the theatre.  Costumes are encouraged! October 28, 8:00 p.m. – 8: 00 a.m. Pre-registration […]

The Halifax Harbour Explosion and War Time Songs with Vera Lynn

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As we approach the 100th anniversary of the largest non-nuclear explosion in history, join local history enthusiast Mat Johnson as he leads us through the devastating event that was the Halifax Harbour Explosion.  A 3D model representing the before and after will be on display during this lecture.  Following a short intermission with light refreshments […]

Museum Munchkins


Bring your preschooler for a fun program designed especially for them!  Play, bond and learn through music, movement, art, fitness and literacy.  Come to all eight sessions or choose from your child’s favourite activities.  Light refreshments are included.  This is a great way to meet others and develop lifelong friendships! Ages 0-4 (The program is […]

After Hours Museum Mixer: Under the Big Top


Mixing History, Art, Entertainment, Food & Drink! The After Hours Museum Mixer is unlike any other event in the area, explore the Museum after dark “Under the Big Top”!  This adult-only party features circus performances by “Look Up Theatre”, mix and mingle with friends, meet new people and enjoy an evening of music, delicious appetizers […]

Bruce County Genealogical Society Annual General Meeting and Screening of the Documentary “Bruce County, Southern Ontario’s Last Frontier”

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The Bruce County Historical Society with provide you with a special sneak peek of their Bruce County Documentary.  “Bruce County, Southern Ontario’s Last Frontier”, which has been filmed over the course of this year.  This documentary is a three-part series that will have its television debut on TVOntario in 2018. Monday, November 20, 1:00 p.m. […]