The Art of the Picturesque
Fenelon Museum, Friday April 27, 2012, 9:30 to 3:00
Join watercolour instructor Len Harfield as he demonstrates art in the style of Anne Langton. At this workshop you will have the opportunity to try to copy one of Anne's works or create a new masterpiece. Bring your own lunch. Participants may bring their own sketching and watercolour supplies or puchase materials from the instructor. Pre-registration with the Fenelon Museum strongly recommended.
Fenelon Museum, Sunday July 1, 2012, 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Visit Maryboro Lodge for a traditional strawberry social on Canada Day. Enjoy homemade strawberry shortcake and the beverage of your choice for $5.
Wood Notes Wild
St. James Anglican Church, 19 Bond Street East, Saturday July 7, 2012, 7:00 pm
Barbara Dunn-Prosser presents a dramatic and musical show with sketches based on Anne Langton's experiences in the backwoods. Admission $15, tickets available at the Fenelon Museum or St. James Anglican Church.
Anne Langton's British Empire Teas
Fenelon Museum, Wednesdays in July and August, 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Spend the afternoon and enjoy a cup of tea or old-fashioned lemonade and scones. With new themes, activities and refreshments each week, savour the diverse flavours of the British Empire for $5.
Anne Langton, Gentlewoman Artist and Pioneer Settler: The Fenelon Years
St. James Anglican Church, 19 Bond Street East, Friday August 17, 2012, 7:00 pm
Barbara Williams, the foremost authority on the life of Anne Langton and editor of the most recent edition of A Gentlewoman in Upper Canada recounts Anne's life in the backwoods. Free admission.
Family History Day
Fenelon Museum, Saturday August 18, 2012, 10:00 to 3:00
"A Day in the Life of Anne Langton" featuring heritage demonstrations, historic arts and crafts and visit with local historians and genealogists. Free admission.
1837 Church Service
St. James Anglican Church, 19 Bond Street East, Sunday August 19, 2012, 11:00 am
Join parishoners of St. James Anglican Church for a service in the manner of that of the Langton era.
Royal Canadian Legion, 23 Veterans' Way, Saturday August 18, 2012, 6:00 pm
With pioneer recipes the Heritage Dinner allows visitors the opportunity to sample the tastes of Upper Canada.
Evening of Local History
Coboconk Legion, Saturday August 25, 2012
Hear informative presentations on local history including Barb Chynoweth speaking about Sam Bryant. Contact Barb Curry (705) 454-1878 for tickets.
Historic Waterway Cruise
Water Street Docks, Saturday September 8, 2012, 2:00 pm departure
Departing from the public dock on Water Street, Fenelon Falls, this interpretive cruise will take guests to see the old gentry estates on Sturgeon Lake, with commentary by local historians. Tickets $25 available at the Fenelon Museum.
Fenelon Falls and Sturgeon Point, Sunday September 9, 2012, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Visit historic sites in Fenelon Falls and Sturgeon Point. This year's sites are Maryboro Lodge, the Sturgeon Point Union Church, the Sturgeon Point Golf Clubhouse, the Fenelon Falls Railway Bridge, the Blue Oak, the Fenelon Falls Banker's House, the Lockmaster's Cabin, the Station Gallery, Sweet Bottoms Cafe, St. James Anglican Church and Old St. James. Meet at the Fenelon Museum for details of the tour.