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The Holidays have arrived at Region of Waterloo Museums3 min read

Nov 22, 2022 2 min

The Holidays have arrived at Region of Waterloo Museums3 min read

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Snow has started to dust the ground in the Region and our historic sites are busy putting on their holiday finery. Make the Region of Waterloo Museums part of your holiday tradition. Check out these upcoming events:

Doon Heritage Village

Lantern-Lit Stroll: Dec. 2, 3, 9, & 10

Treat your family and friends to an evening Lantern-Lit Stroll. Enjoy the sights and sounds of decorated historic homes and shops, crackling bonfires and Christmas carols. Indulge in freshly-made Christmas goodies and warm apple cider as you stroll the night away in the lantern-lit village. Register here!

Country Christmas: Dec. 4, 11 & 18

An experience like nowhere else, a 1914 Christmas in the country. Visit the decorated historic homes for unique holiday traditions, let your little ones meet Father Christmas, and enjoy a sing-along to your favourite Christmas carols. After your journey to a Christmas past, warm up in our feature gallery and experience out newest exhibit, Dibaajimowin: Stories from the past.

Starry Night: Dec. 16 & 17

The FRIENDS of Waterloo Region Museum’s annual Christmas extravaganza Starry Night is back! Stroll down the paths and wander through the decorated shops and homes to experience the unique ambiance of a 1914 holiday celebration. Enjoy sweet treats as you sip hot apple cider under the twinkling stars. The evenings’ music, food, and good cheer will surely get you and your family in the holiday spirit. Ticket holders will be placed in a draw to win a Family Gift Basket. This event is sure to sell out, so register early. Register here!

McDougall Cottage

Christmas Tea by the Grand: Dec. 10 & 11

Find some time for calm this Christmas season by joining us at the Cottage for a Christmas Tea. Enjoy McDougall Tea classics alongside a series of Christmas treats and as always our bottomless tea. Register here!

Schneider Haus National Historic Site

Wintry Candle-Lit Stroll: Dec. 10 & 17

Explore the grounds by candlelight, discover our twinkling forest, enjoy carolers singing on our front porch, peek into Santa’s workshop, and find our silly elves hidden throughout the event! Don’t miss out on making your own reindeer food and taking homemade cookies to go. Register here!

Happy Holidays from all of us at the Region of Waterloo Museums.