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Upcoming Events

Museum and Village Daily Activities

Start Date Tuesday, September 30, 2014

End Date Friday, October 31, 2014

Museum and village activities for all ages are offered every day. Activities for October 20 to 26 schedule-for-october-20-to-26.pdf

Tots Time - Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, September 30, 2014

End Date Thursday, December 11, 2014

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us for Tots Time on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. This program offers hands-on fun learning for children ages 2 to 5. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

TALKS Speaker Series

Start Date Monday, October 27, 2014

End Date Monday, October 27, 2014

Time 1:30 p.m.

Ken McLaughlin: "Innovation is in the Waterloo Genome."

Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony

Start Date Tuesday, October 28, 2014

End Date Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Time 2:30 p.m.

The Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony comes to Waterloo Region Museum. Experience our galleries then enjoy a special symphony concert!

Halloween Party

Start Date Friday, October 31, 2014

End Date Friday, October 31, 2014

Time 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Wear your scariest costume to a Halloween Party and be ready to have some fun!

Workshop: Christmas Decoration Hot Chocolate Ornament

Start Date Saturday, November 1, 2014

End Date Saturday, November 1, 2014

Time 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Whip up a sweet mug of hot chocolate for your holiday tree.

Forgotten Food Symposium

Start Date Saturday, November 1, 2014

End Date Saturday, November 1, 2014

Time CANCELLED

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.

Afternoon Tea and Unmentionables!

Start Date Sunday, November 2, 2014

End Date Sunday, November 2, 2014

Time 2 to 4 p.m.

Join the Friends of the Waterloo Region Museum for an afternoon tea followed by a fascinating presentation on Unmentionables: A Fun look at Ladies Underwear 1890 to 1925.

TALKS Speaker Series

Start Date Monday, November 3, 2014

End Date Monday, November 3, 2014

Time 1:30 p.m.

Frank Reid: Nothing says Peacekeeping like a Blue Beret

PD Day Fun!

Start Date Friday, November 7, 2014

End Date Friday, November 7, 2014

Time Village 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. & Museum 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Looking for a fun way to spend a day off from school?

Mysteries in the Attic

Start Date Saturday, November 8, 2014

End Date Saturday, November 8, 2014

Time 1 to 4 p.m.

Our curatorial team will try to help you solve your artifact mystery.

Workshop: Layered Jar Recipes

Start Date Saturday, November 8, 2014

End Date Saturday, November 8, 2014

Time 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Bring the entire family for this hands-on workshop where you will learn how to make layered recipes.

Dinner with Friends at the Stone Crock Restaurant

Start Date Saturday, November 8, 2014

End Date Saturday, November 8, 2014

Time Reception 5:30 p.m. Dinner 6:30 p.m.

A Fundraising Dinner with proceeds benefiting the Friends of Waterloo Region Museum.

KWS Kinderconcert

Start Date Saturday, November 8, 2014

End Date Saturday, November 8, 2014

Time 10:30 a.m.

The Waterloo Region Museum in partnership with the K-W Symphony brings you the first in the fall/winter Kinderconcert Series: Music from Around the World.

TALKS Speaker Series

Start Date Monday, November 10, 2014

End Date Monday, November 10, 2014

Time 1:30 p.m.

Geoff Hayes: Waterloo county in 1914‎: turning back the clock.

Workshop: Chocolate Lovers

Start Date Saturday, November 15, 2014

End Date Saturday, November 15, 2014

Time 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Looking for something fun to give the teacher, the bus driver or even your friends, then we have the perfect workshop for your family.

TALKS Speaker Series

Start Date Monday, November 17, 2014

End Date Monday, November 17, 2014

Time 1:30 p.m.

Jane Britton: “A Sweet Little Nest”: Progress and Change in the Waterloo Region after World War Two, a Photographic Essay.

Afternoon Tea and Unmentionables!

Start Date Tuesday, November 18, 2014

End Date Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Time 2 to 4 p.m.

Join the Friends of the Waterloo Region Museum for an afternoon tea followed by a fascinating presentation on Unmentionables: A Fun look at Ladies Underwear 1890 to 1925.

Homeschooler Village Christmas

Start Date Friday, November 21, 2014

End Date Friday, November 21, 2014

Time 9:30 a..m. to 2 p.m.

Come and explore how various cultural groups celebrated Christmas in rural Waterloo County in 1914.

Workshop: Evergreen Wreaths

Start Date Saturday, November 22, 2014

End Date Saturday, November 22, 2014

Time 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1 to 3 p.m.

Make your own evergreen wreath to start the holiday season! A wreath is great for hanging outside to welcome guests to your home.

TALKS Speaker Series

Start Date Monday, November 24, 2014

End Date Monday, November 24, 2014

Time 1:30 p.m.

Jonathan Walford- Street Style

Workshop: Seasonal Table Centre Piece

Start Date Saturday, November 29, 2014

End Date Saturday, November 29, 2014

Time 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Create and arrange a sensational seasonal table centre piece that will be the focus of your Christmas décor!

TALKS Speaker Series

Start Date Monday, December 1, 2014

End Date Monday, December 1, 2014

Time 1:30 p.m.

Karl Kessler – Overtime: Vanishing Trades and Traditions

Christmas Gift Shop Sale

Start Date Monday, December 1, 2014

End Date Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Time 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Great gift-giving ideas, old-fashioned wood toys and vintage Christmas ornaments in the Christmas Gift Shop Sale.

Doon By Lantern Light Tours

Start Date Friday, December 5, 2014

End Date Friday, December 5, 2014

Time Sold Out

Step back in time to experience the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas in the early 20th century. 7 p.m. 8:30 p.m. are both sold out

Doon By Lantern Light Tours

Start Date Saturday, December 6, 2014

End Date Saturday, December 6, 2014

Time only 8:30 p.m. availble

Step back in time to experience the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas in the early 20th century. 7 p.m. Sold Out - only 8:30 p.m. available.

Volunteer Recognition Day & Country Christmas

Start Date Sunday, December 7, 2014

End Date Sunday, December 7, 2014

Time Village open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Museum Galleries open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

It's a special Country Christmas event to recognize the wonderful work and time volunteers contribute to the Region of Waterloo - our way of saying thank you!

TALKS Speaker Series

Start Date Monday, December 8, 2014

End Date Monday, December 8, 2014

Time 1:30 p.m.

Kevin Thomas – It was the best of times; it was the worst of times: Life in 1914

Doon By Lantern Light Tours

Start Date Friday, December 12, 2014

End Date Friday, December 12, 2014

Time SOLD OUT

Step back in time to experience the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas in the early 20th century. Both tours are sold out.

Doon By Lantern Light Tours

Start Date Saturday, December 13, 2014

End Date Saturday, December 13, 2014

Time SOLD OUT

Step back in time to experience the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas in the early 20th century. Both tours are sold out.

Country Christmas

Start Date Sunday, December 14, 2014

End Date Sunday, December 14, 2014

Time Village open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Museum Galleries open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Enjoy a Christmas in the country from the last turn of the century. A great way to celebrate this holiday season!

Doon By Lantern Light Tours

Start Date Friday, December 19, 2014

End Date Friday, December 19, 2014

Time Only 8:30 p.m. avaialble

Step back in time to experience the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas in the early 20th century. 7 p.m. Sold Out - only 8:30 p.m. available.

Starry Night - SOLD OUT

Start Date Saturday, December 20, 2014

End Date Saturday, December 20, 2014

Time 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

SOLD OUT! The Friends of the Waterloo Region Museum's annual Christmas extravaganza! Enjoy the sights, sounds and flavours of a Christmas past as you see the village in its finest lamp-lit beauty.

Country Christmas

Start Date Sunday, December 21, 2014

End Date Sunday, December 21, 2014

Time Village open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Museum Galleries open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Enjoy a Christmas in the country from the last turn of the century. A great way to celebrate this holiday season!

Boxing Week Gift Shop Sale

Start Date Saturday, December 27, 2014

End Date Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Time Mon. to Fri. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sat. & Sun. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

HUGE SAVINGS on unique items, old-fashioned wood toys and vintage Christmas ornaments during our Boxing Week Gift Shop Sale! Save up to 50% off on select items!

Happy Holiday Family Fun Days

Start Date Saturday, December 27, 2014

End Date Sunday, January 4, 2015

Time Mon. to Fri. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sat. & Sun. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Visit Waterloo Region Museum for family fun over the holidays!