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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July 2

Lunchtime Yoga in the Park & Paddle Boarding

July 2nd - August 20th

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

Escape the busyness of your day and enjoy a brain and body break in the beautiful parkland of the Macpherson House. Studio Yoga Yoga will be hosting these pop-up yoga sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout July and August from 12:10 - 12:50pm. Studio Yoga Yoga will be providing the yoga mats for these classes. No preregistration is required, and you are welcome to

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August 19

Liquid Glass Feather: A Pouring Medium Workshop

August 19th

97 Thomas St E

It’s a Special Event day at the L&A County Museum in Napanee!

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August 20

Indigenous Beaded Strawberries

August 20th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 20th at 2pm join Indigenous artists, Tina Brant & Joy Brant in a beading workshop. Strawberries are very important in Iroquois culture. It is the first fruit to appear in rowing season. It symbolizes life, health and traditionally they are celebrated to thank the creator for g

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August 21

Historical Play Day with Henrietta at Willow Castle

August 21st

1:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

For a kid focused tour day join Amber on August 21st from 1-4pm in the gardens of the Macpherson House. Children will be brought back in time to spend the afternoon with Henrietta Macpherson 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. Tours of the h

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August 22

Macramé Demonstration & Workshop

August 22nd

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee!  On August 22th at 2pm join Lisa Wolfram Fraser as she demonstrates the art of Macrame. Macramé, YES It’s Back In Vogue Again!!!

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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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