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DTMHC – Haunted Mill Tours

DTMHC – Haunted MillSaturday, October 19 & 26thTime: TBD The Quance mill has a dark side. Do you dare explore the interior of the sawmill and come face to face with the shadowy energy that built up over a hundred years of accidents and injury. What forces feed off the pain and survive in the blackness of the abandoned mill. Small brave groups tours will be guided through mill at designated time slots. Admission: $10 per person.

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PDHM – Not-so-Victorian Séance

PDHM – Not-so-Victorian SéanceThursday, October 24, 20247:00pm – 9:00pm Spiritualism was a popular trend in the Victorian era reflecting a widespread fascination with the afterlife as well as the enigmatic workings of emerging communication technologies like photography, the telegraph and telephone. Learn about the mysteries of Victorian spiritualism, and then partake in a modern day reading with medium Shannon Easton. $50 per person Ages 18 and up. Note: This event is not wheelchair accessible. Space is limited. Pre-registration required.

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PDHM – Tom Lewis in Concert

PDHM – Tom Lewis in ConcertFriday, May 31, 20247:00pm Coming all the way from Ireland, Tom Lewis brings SONGS AND LORE OF THE SEA – A One-Man-Show to Port Dover Harbour Museum. Having spent 24 years in the British Royal Navy, “Tom’s repertoire—from traditional shanties to songs fashioned out of his own seafaring background—recruits his audience for a voyage by turns reflective, dramatic and humorous; with songs that have become folk standards; known and sung wherever great choruses ring out.’ Not only is Lewis known for his expansive knowledge of seafaring songs and lore,...

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PDHM – Three in the Round

PDHM – Three in the Round ConcertApril 18, 20247:00pm We’ve had a little change in the line up, but a great night of music is still promised!Three In The Round – The Single Malt Sessions are back at Port Dover Harbour Museum! If traditional folk/trad is your thing, you won’t want to miss out on this event. Take three seasoned Folk/Trad musicians, put them ‘In The Round” on stage – and sit back to enjoy their very best songs/ tunes. Gwen Potter- a sought after session musician, singer and viola d’amor player from England – well versed in the folk trad stylings of the British...

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PDHM – Common Threads

PDHM – Common ThreadsFirst Thursday of Each MonthStarting January 4, 202410:00am – 11:30am Calling all fiber artists and needleworkers! Whether your hobby of choice is knitting, embroidery, cross stitch, crochet, felting, or any other handmade piece of art worked up with needles, thread, or yarn, bring your projects and join us at the museum on the first Thursday of each month for a relaxing morning of crafting and connection.  Beginners welcome. Must have your own craft supplies. Pre-registration not required. To join the discussion or to receive updates about this recurring...

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NCA – Advent Christmas Junk Journal Workshop

NCA – Advent Christmas Junk Journal WorkshopSaturday, November 23, 20241:00pm – 4:00pm In this introductory workshop to the junk journal craft you will learn how to assemble and embellish your own Christmas Advent Junk Journal. Take your keepsake journal home and fill it with your holiday memories or gift it to a friend!  Just in time for Christmas.  This workshop is perfect for beginners!  All supplies provided.  This workshop is recommended for ages 18+. $50 per person.  Pre-registration required.

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NCA – Digging Up Your Roots: Genealogy Workshop for Beginners

NCA – Digging Up Your Roots: Genealogy Workshop for BeginnersA workshop designed for individuals who want to begin their family history research but don’t know where to start. Learn how to find and navigate archival records such as vital statistic records, census records, property records and more! Norfolk County Archives will be offering two dates for this workshop:March 27, 2024 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm April 23, 2024 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm$20 per person. Pre-registration required through Eventbrite 

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NCA – 4th Annual Genealogy Symposium

NCA – 4th Annual Genealogy Symposium📅 Join us for the much-anticipated 4th Annual Genealogy Symposium at the Norfolk County Archives on September 14th, 2024. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned genealogist, this event promises enriching experiences for all.Get ready for insightful talks from guest speakers, and don’t miss our used book sale, featuring valuable ancestry research resources. For just $25 per person, your ticket includes access to all talks, exclusive swag, and light refreshments (book and vendor sales are extra).Mark your calendars as tickets go on sale starting...

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WHAM – Car Boot Sales

WHAM –  Car Boot Sales2nd Saturday of the Month June 8, July 13 & August 108:00am – 12:00pm Calling all treasure hunters! Start you Saturday morning thrifting at WHAM with this old-fashion English style flea market. Vendors selling antiques, collectables and “good junque” will be setup on the museum grounds. Admission is free. Cancelled if raining.  Be a vendor! Load up your car and sell your junque from the trunk at the Waterford Heritage & Agricultural Museum’s CAR BOOT SALES. This old-fashioned, English styled flea market will be running on the East parking...

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WHAM – Agricultural Hall of Fame

WHAM – Agricultural Hall of FameSaturday, September 15, 20242:00pm – 4:00pm The Agricultural Hall of Fame at WHAM honours and celebrates Norfolk County’s outstanding contributions to agriculture and promotes the importance of these achievements. Join us as we formally recognize the 2024 recipients and unveil the new exhibit highlighting their accomplishments. To see a full list of past inductees, click here: Inductees

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WHAM – Farmerettes At War

WHAM – Farmerettes At WarNovember (Date TBD) Learn about the forgotten history of the young women who answered the call by working on the farms in Ontario – including Waterford – during the Second World War. Join author Bonnie Sitter as she shares her research and documentary highlights from Ontario Skins and Peach Fuzz: Memories of Ontario Farmerettes. Admission by donation. 

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WHAM – Holiday Starlight Shopping

WHAM – Holiday Starlight ShoppingNovember 2024 (Dates TBD) Kick off your holiday shopping by visiting Bowlby Bros. & Co., the museum’s famous gift shop. Featuring home and garden products, unique seasonal ornaments and fabulous stocking stuffers. The museum will be open extended hours to join other vendors in Waterford for a night of holiday splendor.

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DTMHC – Norfolk County Community Days

DTMHC – Norfolk Community DaysSaturday, June 15, 202412:00pm – 3:00pm The Delhi museum is once again participating in Norfolk Community Days! This year, we’re hosting a Csiga Noodle Bee. Hungarian women would traditionally meet every week in February to work together making Csiga noodles for themselves and the neighbourhood. We want to recreate this community spirit and gathering with a traditional Csiga work bee. Join us as we mix, knead, roll, and form this iconic noodle together as a group. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome. Aprons and take-home containers...

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DTMHC – Quance Sawmill Tours

DTMHC – Quance Sawmill ToursSummer 2024Dates & Cost TBD The Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre is very excited to announce that the Quance sawmill will be open for guided tours this summer! The mills, originally owned and operated in the 1830s by Henry Sovereen, grandson of Delhi founder Frederick Sovereen, were purchased by the Quance family in 1874 and operated until 1970. There were two sawmills and one grist mill that served as a welcome enterprise to the citizens of Delhi and the surrounding area. The original sawmill burnt in 1913, but was quickly rebuilt with new...

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PDHM – Pumpkin Painting Party

PDHM Pumpkin Painting PartyOctober 19, 2024 Ages 3-10$6 per child Calling all witches and wizards, ghosts and goblins – this one’s for the kids! Paint your own pie pumpkin, take part in a Costume Parade around Riverfront Park (weather dependent), and then get your groove on in a museum dance party. Don’t forget to grab your treat bag! Programs at 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm and 1:00pm. Pre-registration required.

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PDHM – 2023 Annual Fun Car Rally

PDHM – 2024 Annual Fun Car RallySeptember 28 $25 per car Buckle up! Our 7th Annual Fun Car Rally is returning for 2024. During this fun family event, support the Port Dover Harbour Museum while cruising Norfolk’s scenic country roads! Drivers, navigators and friends will travel on a secret route, while answering questions about what they see along the way. See you at the finish line! New this year; experienced rally participants can skip orientation and get started right away! Winners will be announced the same day. 10:00-11:00am: Registration in person at Port Dover Harbour Museum 11:00am:...

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PDHM – Arbor Dog Races

PDHM Arbor Dog RacesArbor Dog RacesJune 15 11:00am-3:00pm Generously sponsored by The Arbor Calling all Dashing Dachshunds! Bring your four-legged best friend and join us in Riverfront Park for the Second Annual Arbor Dog Races! Weenies will race to claim the prize of fastest hot dog around. Are your dogs a little taller? Don’t worry, we’ll have Heinz 57 race or two for everyone else. Enter our Costume contest and parade your pup to the pier. Don’t forget to test out your pet’s agility. 11:00am: Costume Contest on the ALMIDART Dock – $2/dog to enter (open to all breeds) 11:30am: Costume...

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