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Time travel couldn't be easier for you or your family. We offer year round,
award-winning special events and productions.

Check out our Community Calendar for more great events.

Hallowe'en Hijinks

Saturday October 24, 2015
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Capture the flavour of fall and celebrate Hallowe'en in our pioneer community with heritage food, crafts, and activities.  See the fortune teller and listen to ghost stories.  Hallowe'en fun for the family. Special Event fees apply, free for Season Pass holders. Presented in partnership with CN.

Stirring Up the Christmas Joy!

December 5 & 6
10:00 am - 3:30 pm

A behind the scenes look at the making and preparation for Christmas in the Village, Winter in the Woods. 
Spend two days at Pickering Museum Village, and immerse yourself in the spirit of the season.  Make and take away a traditional plum pudding and cedar swag, enjoy lunch in the 1850s inn, a talk with the PMV Costumer, and a behind-the-scenes tour and costume fitting.  Return the next day to wear a costume, share in the pre-event bustle, pose for a photograph, and stay to enjoy the popular Christmas in the Village, Winter in the Woods event, featuring first person dramatics of early settlers preparing for the holidays. 

Space is limited. Cost is $175/per person.  To purchase, visit our eStore.

Christmas in the Village, Winter in the Woods

Sunday December 6, 2015
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Visit with the inhabitants of the pioneer village as they share their holiday customs.  Enjoy Scottish Hogmanay, Welsh traditions, Victorian English Christmas celebrations, Squire Jonathan's Christmas Ball, and a walk in the woods to see how Pickering's first settlers struggled in the wilderness.   Backwoods Players presents the "Duffins Creek Sunday School Pageant" free with admission.  Special Event fees apply, free for Season Pass holders.