Events

BCHS SUMMER SEASON PROGRAMMING

(May 19 – October 31, 2018)

All buildings open every day, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm  

 

Note: Every Saturday in July there will be a special activity for children and families in the Children’s Museum. Contact us for further information at 450-243-6782 or joanne.bchs@gmail.com.

 

May

19 – SUMMER SEASON BEGINS. Museum opens for the Summer Season!

 

June

16 – Summer Exhibit opens: The Colour of Canvas: Brome County’s Artistic Tradition

24 – Market I

 

July

01- Dominion Day Picnic! On the grounds at 130 Lakeside, Knowlton. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Featuring: “Spot the Brome County Beaver” in the museum, special craft for kids in the Children’s Museum, horseshoes on the lawn, and our special exhibit “The Colour of Canvas: Brome County’s Artistic Tradition” featuring more than 25 paintings of Brome County’s natural beauty and built heritage. 

12 to 3 pm
Picnic on the lawn featuring sandwiches, cheese, chips, watermelon, home-made doughnuts, lemonade, and our 2018 signature adult beverage… “Potton Punch!”

12:30 to 2 pm
Ice-cream making under the tent

2 to 3 pm
Games for kids on the lawn (3 – legged race, sack race, pin-the-poop-under-the-oxen, and more!)

3 to 4 pm
151 home-made cupcakes in celebration of Canada’s birthday!

Join us on this special day; we’ll make it fun in every way!

13- Vernissage for our summer exhibit, Colour of Canvas: Brome County’s Artistic Tradition! Enjoy wine and cheese and check out this fascinating exhibit, curated by our Collections Management Summer Intern, Hannah O’Donnell, as part of her internship.

5:00 – 7:00 pm, Centennial Building

Reservations required by July 11.

Free.

22 – Market II

 

August

11 – Night at the Museum Fundraiser! 

See the Museum in a whole new light, enjoy food catered by Buzz, sip some wine, participate in our Adopt an Artifact program, and support the Museum at the same time! 

 7:00 p.m., on the Museum grounds at 130 Lakeside, Knowlton

Tickets: $50 –Individual; $90 –For a couple (Include unlimited wine, cheese, appetizers, and desert). Tickets for  go on sale July 16that the BCHS office and can be purchased in person (130 Lakeside, Knowlton) or by phone (450 243-6782).

Please note: The Museum is closed during the day for fundraiser preparations.

19 – Market III

 

September

Aug 31 – 03 – Brome Fair, Museum closed for Labour Day September 3

16 – Market IV

 

October

06 – Fall Exhibit opens: The Path to Peace

06 – 07 WWI weekend on the grounds

08 – Thanksgiving, Museum closed

31 – Final Day of the Museum Summer Season

 

November

01 – WINTER SEASON BEGINS