Museum & Archives Events

August 21

Caricatures with Tim Nimigan

August 21st

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Join Tim Nimigan in the gardens of the Allan Macpherson House in Napanee to watch and learn how to draw caricatures. You can also get a caricature done of yourself by Tim Nimigan for $10. A free activity will also be available, bring a picture that you would like to draw and learn the steps to turn it into a caricature.  

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August 23

Stained Glass Demonstration

August 23rd

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Sue from Sage Leaf Whimsy will be at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee on August 23rd at 2pm. She'll demonstrate some non-traditional methods of using the materials of stained glass construction and the odd material that doesn't appear in traditional stained glass work.

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August 28

"In the Garden" Story Telling & Illustrating

August 28th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Join Peggy Collins in the Macpherson House gardens for an afternoon of stories and illustrating.  Peggy will be reading her book “In The Garden”.  She will also be teaching everyone the art of illustrating, with activities suitable for children of all ages.  Bring your favorite teddy for story time and inspiration for your own story.

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August 29

Historical Play Day at the Macpherson House

August 29th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

It's a Historical Play Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee. On August 29th at 2pm, join staff in the gardens and go back in time to spend the afternoon with Henrietta at Willow Castle.  Dress up in historical clothing, play games, and do crafts from the 1800’s.  Amber will also read an excerpt from the Secret of Willow Castle in the garden. 

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August 30

Sword in the Stone & Thorbolt

August 30th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Join Blades of Glory and participate in an audience friendly story telling of “The Sword in the Stone” and “Thorbolt”.  Blades of Glory will be presenting two stories: "Sword in the Stone" and "Thorbolt".  Two presenters will be dressed in costume and will use volunteers, costumes and props to help them tell these stories to a mesmerized audience.

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September 8

Dance, Art & Tattoos

September 8th

11:00 am

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

In conjunction with “My Story, My Tattoo” a featured travelling exhibit this summer, the L&A County Museum invites you to celebrate the culture of tattoos with a special program of art, dance, and tattoos.

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