Events at the St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre 

Morningstar Mill Opening - Saturday, May 17

Morningstar Mill

Visit this working grist mill built in 1872, and the home of the Morningstar family. The mill provides a rare glimpse back in time to when moving water was used to mechanically grind grain into flour. For more information, visit the Morningstar Mill page.

aMUSE: Collected - Saturday, May 24 at Mahtay Cafe

The second series is just getting underway. Visit the aMUSE event page for more information.

Canada Day Celebration - Tuesday, July 1

Join in the fun at the Museum’s Dominion Day Picnic! Try your hand at bean-bag toss, tug-of-war or croquet and meet some historic “characters” from St. Catharines’ past.

Dog's Day of Summer - Saturday, Aug. 9

Dogs and their owners are welcomed to the grounds of the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre to explore special displays while enjoying food truck fare and a pet product marketplace. For more details, visit the Dog's Day of Summer page.

Guided Spirit Walks at Victoria Lawn Cemetery - Sept. 5, 6, 12, 13

Discover unknown stories of St. Catharines and her residents during the First World War in these guided spirit walks through Victoria Lawn Cemetery. Reservations can be made by contacting the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre.

Doing Your Bit: WWI from St. Catharines to the Western Front, Exhibition Opening - Saturday, Sept. 27

Join us for the opening of this exhibition celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the First World War and discover the wartime experiences of St. Catharines residents at home and at the front. "Doing Your Bit" will be on display through 2018.

Mitten Tree Campaign Kick-Off - Saturday, Nov. 15

Help local families in need with donations of winter clothing to the St. Catharines Museum’s Mitten Tree through Jan. 4, 2014. We’ll kickoff this donation drive with a “knit and natter” gathering at the Museum for novice and experienced knitters alike. Feeling more adventurous? Help us “yarn bomb” the Museum galleries! All donations will help local families through Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold and Out of the Cold.

Holiday Programming - Dec. 22, 23, 27-30 and Jan. 2

Spend your holidays with the St. Catharines Museum! Explore the Museum’s galleries and participate in crafts and activities for the whole family!

For more information on any of our events, please contact

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