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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.

Keep the Home Fires Burning ~ A History in Action Saturday

August 30, 2014
10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Great Britain declared war on Germany on August 8, 1914, and suddenly Canada was at war.  Pickering's boys signed up, some never to return again.  Find out what those left behind did to support their boys at the front.  From ration recipes, to local propaganda, come out and get a taste of how Pickering kept the home fires burning. 

Spirit of Rebellion

September 6, 2014
10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Every September, PMV presents its dramatic play, "A Spirit Walk:  Call to Rebellion" about Pickering's part in the 1837 Rebellion.  Come out and learn more about how this march changed government in Canada forever, and the sacrifices our community's families made for political change.  See our museum's treasured rebellion box, and learn how these amazing trinkets were handcrafted by the rebels in Toronto Jail.  Also enjoy our temporary exhibit:  "A Family Story:  The Asahel Scott Box".

A Spirit Walk

September 12, 13, 19, and 20, 2014
September 11 and 18, 2014 (students only)  Teachers, book your class now!

Join Backwoods Players for this award-winning dramatic play of the events that led to the Rebellion of 1837 and how Pickering took part.  Tickets are on sale now and cost $18.00.  View the event poster, and read more in our media release.

Hallowe'en Harvest

October 26, 2014
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.  Includes the Gas & Steam Barn at full tilt!  Enter the Pickering Museum Village Foundation's annual Rubber Duckie Race.  Fall fun for the family.

Christmas in the Village

December 7, 2014
12:00 pm to 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 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.