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Fall Events 2021

Guided Tours- Replanting Simcoe County (Thursdays and Saturdays, September-October)

$8.00 per person, free for Family Memberships

From deforestation to reforestation, the landscape of Simcoe County has changed immensely over the past 200 years. Join us on this in-person guided tour as we explore the Museum Tract of the Simcoe County Forests to learn the rich history of our region's forests and some of the changes being made today. This tour is weather-permitting. ​

Pre-book your tour here​​​

Guided Tours- Textile Tours (Thursdays and Saturdays, October- November)

$8 per person, free for Museum Members 

​This intimate in-person guided tour will give visitors the opportunity to take a closer look at some of the Museum's most unique textile collections and learn the stories behind some our historic textiles.

​Pre-book your tour here​​​

​Virtual Seniors’ Socials - Through the Wringer (Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 3 pm)

​In this virtual talk, we will be laying it all on the line as we reminisce about something we can all relate to – the laundry. Travel back through the ages as we trace the evolution of clothes-cleaning technology, from the washboard to the clothes wringer and beyond. ​

For more information

PA Day Camp: Medieval Times ​(Friday, October 22, 10 am to 4pm)

​Prithee, get medieval with us at the Simcoe County Museum! Make your own medieval costume and coat of arms. Hone your skills in a joust and an archery competition, then test them out to the test in an epic quest! You can even build your own catapult! ​

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A Virtual Evening of Halloween (Thursday, October 28, 7-8 pm)

​Join us for this one-night-only virtual edition of our very popular Halloween event. Learn about the history of Halloween and supernatural phenomena from right here in Simcoe County. Join Museum staff for live jack-o-lantern carving and caramel apple making. This event is free to the public but an expansion pack containing Halloween treats, craft and snack supplies and raffle tickets is available for a fee. ​​​​​

Guided Tours- Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Tours​​ (Thursdays and Saturday, November-December)

$8.00 per person, free for Family Memberships

For this unconventional in-person guided tour, visitors can make their choice of three different topics to explore, each with its own related Museum activity. 

Pre-book your tour here​​​

​Remembrance Day Lecture Series ​(November)

​Join us in November for this free, four-part virtual lecture series featuring a different guest speaker. Series is open to individuals, groups and classes. ​

​​Virtual Seniors’ Socials - Textiles Tour (Wednesday, November 3, 3pm)

​This virtual guided tour will give participants the opportunity to take a closer look at some of the Museum's most unique textile collections and learn the stories behind some our historic textiles. ​​

For more information​​

​PA Day Camp: Pajama Day ​(Friday, November 12, 10am to 4pm)​​

Put on your comfiest bedtime clothes for this fun yet cozy day camp! Snuggle into your pajamas, cuddle up with your own animal fleece pillow, compete in the bedtime relay race and make your own star light projector.​​​​​

Register Here​

Saints and Sinners​ (Thursday, November 25, 7:30-8:30 pm)

​Join us for a virtual evening of local spirits and stories. Sample locally-produced spirits and food pairings while Museum staff regale you with stories of Simcoe County's lurid past. ​

Virtual Seniors’ Socials - Deck the Halls (Wednesday, December 1, 3pm)

​Explore the evolution of Christmas traditions through the ages, from decorations to presents to food. ​​

For more information​​

Virtual Victorian Christmas​​ (Sunday, December 12)

​Join us for this virtual edition of our popular holiday event. Learn how people celebrated Christmas in Victorian times, and the Victorian origins of many modern Christmas traditions. Join costumed interpreters and entertainers as they demonstrate historical holiday treats and crafts and perform traditional Christmas songs.  ​

​Winter Break Public Programming​ (December 18-23, 2021; December 27-31, 2021; January 2-3, 2022)​​

Visit the Museum this Winter Break and join in some fun and engaging additional programming, from crafts to games to treats and more. ​​​

Winter Break Day Camps​ (December 20-23)

​This Winter Break, send the kids for a day of fun, engaging and memorable experiences at the Museum! Registration is per day. Each day features a different theme, with related crafts, snacks, games and other activities. ​​