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Be sure to check in regularly for exciting upcoming special events and programs. Throughout the year, the museum hosts a variety of events and activities that bring history to life through demonstrations and outdoor activities the whole family can enjoy!

 

2018 Coming Events

DateDescription
March 31 to June 17 From Soldier to Civilian - Part of the Oxford Remembers Oxford's Own Project - An exhibit commemorating the service and sacrifice of those who served during the Great War.
April 22 Re-dedication of Norsworthy Monument - Part of the Oxford Remembers Oxford's Own Project - Join curator Scott Gillies and members of the community for the re-dedication of the imposing monument erected to the memory of Major Edward C. Norsworthy of the Black Watch of Canada.
April 28 Dairy Capital Cheese Festival: Join us at our display booth at the Dairy Capital Cheese Festival! 
May 10  To Russia With Love - Part of the Oxford Remembers Oxford's Own Project - Join curator Scott Gillies and Dr. Oleksa Drachewych for a lecture on the men of Ingersoll who served on the Eastern Front against the newly established Bolshevik Army during WWI.
May 5, 12, 19 & 26 Oxford County Cheese Trail's Big Cheese Days: Visit us and the many other stops along the Oxford County Cheese Trail to win great prizes and to learn more about cheese in Oxford County. 
June 10 For King & Country: Presented in partnership with the History Matters Association and the Ingersoll Community Foundation, the museum is pleased to present For King & Country. An interactive event, For King & Country invites visitors to travel back in time to France during WWI as Allied Forces attempt to regain ground in France. Learn more about Canada's soldiers and their role during the First World War and on the battlefields of Europe as you, yourself, become a soldier in the trenches. Learn all about the men and women who served during the First World War and experience life on the front lines of history. For more information or to book your class for the full day education program taking place on June 11, 2018, please contact 519-485-5510.
July 1 to October 26 Small Town Stories - An exhibit exploring the history of Ingersoll as told by its residents. 
July 2

Museum Day Camp: TBA

TBA

Ages 6 to 12 years

Cost $15.00 per child

Register at the museum.

July 4

Museum Day Camp: TBA

TBA

Ages 6 to 12 years

Cost $15.00 per child

Register at the museum.

July 6

Museum Day Camp: TBA

TBA

Ages 6 to 12 years

Cost $15.00 per child

Register at the museum.

July 13 to 15 Canterbury Folk Festival - Join us at our display booth at the Canterbury Folk Festival!
July 20 Driftwood Theatre - Join us under the stars and in Centennial Park as the talented cast and crew of Driftwood Theatre bring to life one of Shakespeare's most beloved works! Details to be announced at a later date. 
July 23 

Museum Day Camp: TBA

TBA

Ages 6 to 12 years

Cost $15.00 per child

Register at the museum.

July 25

Museum Day Camp:TBA

TBA

Ages 6 to 12 years

Cost $15.00 per child

Register at the museum.

July 27

Museum Day Camp: TBA

TBA

Ages 6 to 12 years

Cost $15.00 per child

Register at the museum.

August 8 The Final 100 Cemetery Tour - Part of the Oxford Remembers Oxford's Own Project - Mark the last 100 days of the Great War by joining curator Scott Gillies on a guided tour of the Ingersoll Rural Cemetery. Learn the stories of the men and women who served their King and Country. 

August 18 & 19 TBC

Harvest Festival: Celebrate the past during this popular annual event featuring antique tractors and cars, kids crafts, food and craft vendors, petting zoo of farm animals, amusement rides, musical entertainment for young and old, North America's oldest Town Crier Competition, lawn tractor races, and of course, old time threshing demonstrations!

October 20:

12:00 to 4:00 pm

Pumpkinfest: Free family fun, including pumpkin carving, crafts, games galore, face painting & more.
November 1 It Came from the Collection - An exhibit of weird and wonderful artifacts from the museum's collection. 
November 16 TBC Grand Opening of Santa's Festival Village: Free famiy fun, including crafts, songs, and a visit with Santa!

  

Contact Information

Curator
Tel: 519-485-5510
Tel: 519-485-0120 (Alternate)
Email: curator@ingersoll.ca

Mailing Address
Town of Ingersoll
130 Oxford St.
Ingersoll, ON
N5C 2V5

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Ingersoll, ON
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