All 3 Haldimand County museums will be commemorating Remembrance Day with exhibits, events and celebrations.
November 4 – Wilson MacDonald Memorial School Museum – Exhibits and Selkirk
Remembrance Day Observance activities
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
On November 4, 2 exhibits from Wilson MacDonald Memorial School Museum –
Selkirk Home Heroes & We Will Remember Them – will be available for viewing
at Selkirk Centennial Hall as part of Selkirk’s Remembrance Day Observance
activities. Selkirk’s Remembrance Day Parade will begin at the Selkirk Fire Hall
at 11:30 a.m. and proceed to the Memorial Gates at Selkirk Park for a
ceremonial service and wreath laying (12:15 p.m.). Following the ceremony,
attendees are encouraged to visit Selkirk Centennial Hall to view the museum
exhibits and enjoy a free soup luncheon hosted by the Selkirk Lions.
November 7 – Haldimand County Museum & Archives – Tea & Talk: End of the Great War
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
On November 7, Haldimand County Museum & Archives is presenting a World
War I-themed Tea & Talk. Attendees will be treated to tea, homemade sweets
and learn about Haldimand’s military past. Museum curator Karen Richardson
will explore Haldimand’s wartime connections and what it was like for local
soldiers in the trenches. This program costs $10/person and pre-registration is
required. Registration may be completed by calling/visiting any County office or
online through LeisureLink (program code 6286).
November 8 – Edinburgh Square Heritage & Cultural Centre – Annual Harvest Lunch
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Edinburgh Square Heritage and Cultural Centre will present its annual Harvest
Lunch and Talk on Thursday, November 8. This year’s event will feature guest
speaker Marilynn Havelka (CAO, Ruthven Park National Historic Site) and a
preview of the museum’s newest exhibit, We Will Remember Them – a
photographic tribute honoring Haldimand residents who served. This program
costs $15/person and pre-registration is required. Registration may be
completed by calling/visiting any County office or online through Leisure Link
(program code 6445).