Events

BCHS WINTER SEASON PROGRAMMING

(October 22, 2017 – May 18, 2018)

 

Centennial Building (offices, special exhibit space, boutique) open:

Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm, 2:00pm – 5:00pm

 

Children’s Museum and Centennial open:

Every Saturday: 10:00am – 4:00pm, with one special activity per month. Admission fees apply to non-members.

 

2017

November

11 –             Special Activity Day at the Children’s Museum! Teddy bear / postcard making workshop at the Children’s Museum (10am – 4pm)

 

December

01 –             Last day to see our Lawrence B. Rogers special exhibit in the Centennial Building!

09 –             Bake sale, Centennial Building, 10am opening

09 –             Special Activity Day at the Children’s Museum! Christmas craft (10am – 7pm), with free hot chocolate and cookies after 4pm for Midnight Madness

24 – 29 – Offices closed for holidays

 

2018

January

01 – 05 – Offices closed for holidays

06 –             Lecture 1: The Silent Enemy: The Spanish Flu Epidemic in the Eastern Townships, 1918 – 1920, Courthouse at 1pm

08 –             Winter Exhibit opens: Stitches in Time: The Quilt Collection of the Brome County Museum

13 –             Special Activity Day at the Children’s Museum!

13 –             Lecture 2: Canada’s Destiny: The General Election of 1891 from an Eastern Townships’ Perspective, Courthouse at 1pm

20 –             Lecture 3: The Two Solitudes: The Different Experiences of English and French residents of Drummondville during the Great Depression, Courthouse at 1pm

 

February

10 –             Special Activity Day at the Children’s Museum!

10 –             Lecture 4: A Double Anomaly: Thomas Dunn, Gabriel Christie, and Sir Henry Caldwell, the English Seigneurs of Missisquoi Bay, Courthouse at 1 pm

17 –             Lecture 5: A Hard Sell: A.C. Buchanan’s attempt to persuade British emigrants to settle in the Eastern Townships, 1827 – 1834, Courthouse at 1pm

24 –             Lecture 6: Freedom of the Press, Denied: The Silas Dickerson, Judge John Fletcher Dispute, 1826 – 1836, Courthouse at 1pm

 

March

05 – 09 March Break, Children’s Museum open 10am – 4pm

10 –             Special Activity Day at the Children’s Museum!

24 –             TBA Quilting workshop

 

April

07 –             Sugaring-Off Party on the Museum grounds!

07 –             Special Activity Day at the Children’s Museum!

07 –             Spring Exhibit opens: La crème de la crème: Creameries of Brome County

 

May

19 –             SUMMER SEASON BEGINS!

Museum opens for the Summer Season, with Croquet and lemonade on the Lawn (rain date 20th)

 

Summer programming will be announced in our Spring Newsletter