Our season starts on Saturday, May 19 — the Victoria Day wkd. — with an Open House, inviting everyone to come in and see what is new for 2018. Kids activities and prizes!
Canada Day Open House
This Canada Day — Sunday, July 1st — come in to see our NEW ‘Winter in Muskoka’ interactive display and exhibit. We’ll also have refreshments available at the museum, and FREE birthday cake.
Butter Tart Festival
Saturday, July 14th. 10 – 12 noon
The 2018 Muskoka Butter Tart Festival is adding more food-related displays this year! Admission buttons are $2. Butter tarts priced by vendors. Buttertarts are on sale from opening at 10am, so be there on time as they usually sell out by noon! Come on over for a delicious treat and learn about the history of butter tarts in Muskoka with our butter tart display spread throughout each room of the museum!
Event sponsored by Muskoka Life Magazine, in support of the Children’s Foundation of Muskoka and the Muskoka Lakes Museum
Artifact or Fiction
Thursday, August 16th at the Port Carling Community Centre, from 5 to 8pm This year’s gala fundraiser will continue the tradition of exceptional food with a convenient Muskoka location. Lamb dinner, choice salads, and delicious desserts are all part of the experience. Ticket prices TBA. To order your tickets leave a message at 705 765-5367, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Culture Days 2018
Try Time Travelling @ the Museum during the Culture Days wknd., ( Saturday, Sept 29 & Sunday, Sept 30).
Historic walking tours of Port Carling, and Port Sandfield, (July & August, by request). Choose from one of our three themed tours, and step into Port Carling’s rich cultural heritage:
- Local Architecture
- Port Carling’s Churches
- A Walk into History
Cost: $5 per person, for a minimum of five people.
Book your tour through the Museum: 705-765-5367
Thanksgiving Open House, Saturday, Oct. 6th and Sunday, October 7th.
Join us from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday and noon to 4pm Sunday for our annual Thanksgiving Open House. Come for complimentary pumpkin muffins, hot mulled cider and other refreshments, while enjoying the pioneer demonstrations, including spinning, apple-pressing, butter-churning and corn-husk doll-making.