This February, Haldimand County Museum & Archives will be offering residents a chance to discover Haldimand’s link to the Underground Railroad, enjoy a Valentines Tea and more. Paid events can be registered for through Haldimand County’s online registration system. All events will be held at HCMA at 8 Echo St. in Cayuga unless otherwise noted.
February 13: Valentine Tea & Talk (1 p.m.)
This fun-filled afternoon features tea, treats and mystery! Beginning with traditional homemade scones and fresh raspberry jam, the afternoon will unveil new clues to solve a mystery based on true events surrounding missing lawyer Mr. Murdoch, who was believed to have left town with the citizens’ money. Did he really leave town, or did something dire happen to him? Pre-registration is required for this event ($10/person). Activity number: 8067.
February 18: Heritage Day in Selkirk (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Sponsored by the North Erie Shore Historical Society, this free Family Day event will feature heritage displays, entertainment, hands-on activities and other fun for all ages. Visit with museum curator Karen Richardson at the event – to be held at Selkirk Centennial Community Hall – with an exhibit about the end of the Great War. This is a free, drop-in event; registration is not required.
February 20, 21, 27 & 28: Heritage Series – Road to Freedom
Learn all about Haldimand’s Black History and its fascinating link to the Underground Railroad at this informative lecture. This program will be offered at four locations: Haldimand County Museum & Archives (Feb 20 – 1pm), Hagersville Library (Feb 21 – 1pm), Dunnville Library (Feb 27 – 1:30pm) and the Jarvis Library (Feb 28 – 1:30pm). Light refreshments will be served. Pre-registration is required for this event ($5/person).
For more information on events, programs and exhibits at HCMA, contact the museum at 905-772-5880 or e-mail: Karen Richardson. Haldimand County Museum & Archives is located at 8 Echo St in Cayuga, ON.