Museum & Archives Events

June 29

Our Feathered Friends: Canadian Museum of Nature Travelling Exhibition

June 29th - September 6th

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

Watch The Museum take flight this summer! Birds are found almost everywhere: from the Arctic to the Antarctic, in jungles and cities, from oceans to deserts. They range in size from the Ostrich to the tiny Bee Hummingbird. Many are brightly coloured, but others are muted or dull. Most can fly, but some cannot. Some travel thousands of kilometres as they migrate north and south.

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August 27

Sneak Peak Book Preview and Activities with Peggy Collins

August 27th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee!  On August 27th at 2pm join local author and illustrator Peggy Collins, and elementary teacher Sherri Richards and her service dog Stanley, for a preview of Peggy's latest book, which will be published by Pajama Press in spring 2020.

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August 29

Ice Cream Social

August 29th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

On August 29th at 2pm join Museum staff and Ellena’s Cafe for a year-end celebration of another wonderful summer at the Macpherson House. We invite you to a traditional Ice Cream Social and pie baking competition. You can bring in your homemade dish and our panel of judges will do a taste test to pick a winner.

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September 7

Early Ontario Research with Janice Nickerson

September 7th

2:00 pm

97 Thomas St E

So you traced your family's history back to an ancestor who lived in Ontario (or its predecessors, Canada West and Upper Canada) before civil registration. Now what? This lecture provides an overview of the six key record groups for pre-civil registration research, what information you can expect to find, and where you will find it.

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September 26

Erick Turnbull-LIVE at the Museum

September 26th

7:00 pm

97 Thomas St E

You’re invited to a great night of music at the Lennox and Addington County Museum in Napanee. On Thursday, September 26th at 7pm, join folk musician Erick Turnbull for a performance Live at the Museum.

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September 28

Culture Days – “Taking Care of Heirlooms” Conservation Workshop with Fiona Graham

September 28th

10:00 am

97 Thomas St E

In celebration of Culture Days, we are inviting you to bring in your heirlooms on September 28th from 10am - 1pm and receive advice from conservation expert Fiona Graham on safe handling and storage. Guests will also be able to receive an inside the vault tour through the Archives. 

Admission is free! For more information, call 613-354-3027.

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