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Upcoming Events

Museum Daily Activities

Start Date Thursday, January 1, 2015

End Date Thursday, December 31, 2015

Time Regular Hours

Daily activity schedule for April 20 to 26.

Daily activity schedule for April 27 to May 3.

Ocean Bound!

Start Date Friday, January 30, 2015

End Date Sunday, May 10, 2015

Time Regular Hours

A new exhibition called Ocean Bound! explores the science of watersheds, aquatic animals and oceans. Embark on a journey through watersheds to see how everyone’s actions on land affect our oceans. The exhibit presents fun environmental science for the whole family!

Tots Time - Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, March 24, 2015

End Date Thursday, June 18, 2015

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5.

Waterloo Region Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Start Date Sunday, April 26, 2015

End Date Sunday, April 26, 2015

Time 2 p.m.

Community members and groups are inducted into the Waterloo Region Hall of Fame

Doon Heritage Village Season Opening

Start Date Friday, May 1, 2015

End Date Friday, May 1, 2015

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

Visit our picturesque 60-acre living history village that showcases what life was like in Waterloo Region in the year 1914.

Dig In - Food Bank Day

Start Date Saturday, May 2, 2015

End Date Saturday, May 2, 2015

Time 9:30 to 5 p.m.

A fundraiser for the Food Bank of Waterloo Region. Free admission with a food or cash donation.

The Walk so Kids Can Talk

Start Date Sunday, May 3, 2015

End Date Sunday, May 3, 2015

Time Registration: 8:30 a.m.

An annual fundraising walk in support of the Kids Help Phone.

Workshop: Preparing to Garden

Start Date Saturday, May 9, 2015

End Date Saturday, May 9, 2015

Time 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Novice gardeners learn all there is to know about starting a garden.

Last Weekend of Ocean Bound

Start Date Saturday, May 9, 2015

End Date Sunday, May 10, 2015

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

This is the final weekend to visit our feature exhibit Ocean Bound!

Heritage Plant Sale

Start Date Saturday, May 16, 2015

End Date Saturday, May 16, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or while supply lasts)

The Friends of Waterloo Region Museum hold their 18th Annual Heritage Plant Sale. A selection of the flower and vegetable varieties found in the village heritage gardens will be available for purchase while supplies last.

Kitchener Hearing & Health Expo

Start Date Wednesday, May 20, 2015

End Date Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Time 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Arnold Hearing is offering a FREE Expo on everything you need to know about hearing loss, general health and wellness, & more!

Waterloo Wellington Children's Groundwater Festival

Start Date Monday, May 25, 2015

End Date Friday, May 29, 2015

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

An educational event that features interactive activities, demonstrations and displays. Regular admission rates apply to general public.

EcoFest

Start Date Saturday, May 30, 2015

End Date Saturday, May 30, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A FREE and fun filled day to celebrate our environment and showcase ways to reduce our footprint one step at a time.

Seniors' Day

Start Date Wednesday, June 10, 2015

End Date Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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

Anyone who is 55 years of age and older is invited to explore the museum galleries and stroll the picturesque Doon Heritage Village free of charge on Seniors' Day.

Blacksmith Hammer In

Start Date Saturday, June 13, 2015

End Date Saturday, June 13, 2015

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

Watch as blacksmith artists from the Ontario Artist Blacksmith Association demonstrate their skills and talent creating art with the tools of their trade.

Exhibit - People on the Move

Start Date Saturday, June 13, 2015

End Date Wednesday, June 17, 2015

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

A lobby exhibit that tells the human stories of migrants as they move from one place to another. Presented by the Mennonite Central Committee in conjunction with World Refugee Day.

BEER! The Exhibit

Start Date Friday, June 19, 2015

End Date Sunday, January 3, 2016

Time Regular Hours

Discover the history of brewing, and the selling and consuming of beer in Canada, with a focus on over 175 years of brewing tradition in Waterloo Region.

Father's Day Craft Beer Festival

Start Date Sunday, June 21, 2015

End Date Sunday, June 21, 2015

Time 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sample beer from local craft breweries at this special festival that takes place in Doon Heritage Village, then visit BEER! The Exhibit in our feature exhibit gallery located in the museum.

Canada Day Celebration

Start Date Wednesday, July 1, 2015

End Date Wednesday, July 1, 2015

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

Waterloo Region Museum is throwing a party to celebrate Canada Day and you're invited! Admission is FREE.

History Under the Trees

Start Date Saturday, July 4, 2015

End Date Saturday, July 4, 2015

Time 1 to 4 p.m.

Enjoy an engaging presentation by rych mills of the Waterloo Historical Society in the picturesque setting of Doon Heritage Village.

Summer Music Series: The Haret

Start Date Sunday, July 5, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 5, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is The Haret.

Summer Music Series: Hunters Corners

Start Date Sunday, July 12, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 12, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is Hunters Corners.

Summer Music Series: MacCairley and Maclean

Start Date Sunday, July 19, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 19, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is MacCairley and Maclean.

Summer Music Series: Mary Humphries and Anahata

Start Date Sunday, July 26, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 26, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is Mary Humphries and Anahata.

Summer Music Series: Conor Gains

Start Date Sunday, August 2, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 2, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is Conor Gains.

KidSummer

Start Date Monday, August 3, 2015

End Date Monday, August 3, 2015

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

KidSummer is a fun family day where children of all ages can have some good old fashioned fun.

Workshop: Growing and Using Herbs

Start Date Saturday, August 8, 2015

End Date Saturday, August 8, 2015

Time 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Learn about and how to plant and save herbs to use in your home.

Summer Music Series: City'N'Eastern

Start Date Sunday, August 9, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 9, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is City'N'Eastern.

Summer Music Series: Lucas Stagg

Start Date Sunday, August 16, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 16, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Summer Music Series: Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is Lucas Stagg.

4th Annual Doon Cruise-In Auto Extravaganza

Start Date Sunday, August 23, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 23, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Village is open to 5 p.m.

The Waterloo Region Museum is pleased to host the 4th annual Doon Cruise-In Auto Extravaganza in support of Epilepsy Waterloo Wellington.

Summer Music Series: Sean Pinchin

Start Date Sunday, August 30, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 30, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Summer Music Series: Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is Sean Pinchin.

Ticket On Sale Date - Doon By Lantern List Tours and Starry Night

Start Date Tuesday, September 8, 2015

End Date Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Time 9 a.m.

Purchase Doon By Lantern Light Tours and Starry Night tickets today.

Seniors' Day

Start Date Wednesday, September 9, 2015

End Date Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A FREE special day for seniors 55 years of age and older featuring garden tours, live musical entertainment and more.

Workshop: Seed Saving

Start Date Saturday, September 12, 2015

End Date Saturday, September 12, 2015

Time 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Learn the art and science of seed saving from Bob Wildfong, one of Canada's heritage gardening experts.