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Upcoming Events

The Simcoe County Museum offers special events all year round. Annual special events include drop in activities during school breaks, Wheels and Tracks and Last Blast, Family Day and Christmas, Past and Present. Be sure to check the Museum's calendar page on this website often for a complete list of upcoming Museum activities.

Tenacious & Versatile: 150 Years of the Grey and Simcoe Foresters

Lecture SeriesPhoto of Grey and Simcoe Foresters at base camp around a tent. Text states that the exhibit opened October 11, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

October 11, 7:30pm
The Grey & Simcoe Foresters, Celebrating 150 Years of History with Major John Fisher

October 18, 7:30pm
The Northwest Rebellion and the York-Simcoe Foresters -
with former MWO, Darcy Murray

November 15, 7:30pm
Telling the story of a G&S Forester of today as told by MWO Dean Henley

November 29, 7:30pm
A Canadian & Simcoe County Perspective on the WWI Battles of 1916: St. Eloi, Mt. Sorrel and The Somme with G&S Forester, Regimental Museum Associate, Steve Glover

Christmas, Past and Present

Thursday, December 8, and Friday, December 9, 2016 from 6 - 9 p.m.

Photo of table with cookies, pinecones, apple pomanders, and popcorn garland with text Christmas, Past and Present Dec. 8 -9Get into the spirit of the season and bring the whole family, to celebrate Christmas through the ages with Christmas, Past and Present.

This event will play on all of your senses with beautiful holiday music and tasty treats for everyone. Enjoy the Museum grounds by lamp light and take a ride on a horse drawn wagon. Don’t forget to check out the artisans to purchase a one-of-a-kind gift.

Once again the Simcoe County Paramedic Services will be here to collect unwrapped toys for local children, or support Barrie and District Christmas Cheer by purchasing a charming hand-made bowl from the Empty Bowls program.

Admission to the event is by donation with proceeds going to the Friends of the Simcoe County Museum. Tis the season to be jolly at this festive, fabulous Christmas event.

Vendor Application

2017 Simcoe County Heritage Fair

Simcoe County Heritage Fair Information Package

Simcoe County Heritage Fair Teacher and Student Handbook

Registration and Intent to Participate Form

To view past project photos please visit


2016 Events
Check out the 2016 Events Calendar  for more information!

For more information regarding our events please go to our Events Calendar page, e-mail or phone 705-728-3721.