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events & programmes

The Society runs a variety of events to provide entertaining and educational activities for the residents and visitors of Niagara-on-the-Lake.  From quality lectures to musical performances in the galleries, the Society works hard at being a focal point of culture in Niagara.



  • 15 Aug: Indigenous Fashion rEVOLUTION - Angela DeMontigney
    An Indigenous Canadian fashion designer of Cree-Métis heritage. Presented in partnership with Kakekalanicks Indigenous Consulting Company.
  • 19 Sep: Bring me back a t-shirt: the history of the t-shirt and its role in fashioning the tourist landscape- Sonya de Lazzer

Lectures start at 7:30 pm.
Tickets are $10 for the general public or free for Niagara Historical Society Members.
Reservations required as seating is limited

Generously Sponsored by:

Geoffrey and Lorraine Joyner


community days

On the fourth Monday of each month, we are offering a free community day in appreciation of increased funding from the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Admission is free to the galleries and the popular Famous & Infamous biography series will also be free and open to all.


January - November  |  2 pm
Join us in the gallery for a presentation by a local resident, followed by a lively discussion about the life of a famous or infamous person from the past.

26 Aug  Ted Rumble: Dusko Popov
23 Sep  Richard Merritt: William Claus
28 Oct   Linda Fritz: Vanessa Bell
25 Nov  Craig Tallman: Clementine Churchill


walking tours of old town

June - September
Join our guides for a walk through town, Saturdays & Sundays at 11 am beginning at the gazebo in Queen’s Royal Park.  Tickets are $10 and include Museum admission.


outdoor yoga in the courtyard

August 19, 26 (Mondays) | 9:30 - 10:45 am
$15 drop-in

Join Sonya Marie de Lazzer (RYT 200) for a gentle morning Hatha yoga practice; a mindful and meditative approach to opening the day, and the body, with softness.  All levels welcome. Please bring your own mat and props (props optional). Weather permitting. Space is limited.


Special Events

The Niagara Historical Society welcomes the Snowbirds on September 11, 2019 at the Niagara District Airport. Come to be spellbound by the world-famous Snowbirds as they perform amazing aerobatics. Details can be found at

September 20, 21, 27 & 28 | THEATRICAL CEMETERY TOURS
Meet the spirits of local residents buried at St. Andrew’s Church.  Tours starts at 6 pm, 7 pm and 8 pm.  Tickets are $12 and must be purchased in advance. Call 905-468-3912 to reserve your tickets.

November 11 | “WE’LL MEET AGAIN” (7 pm)
Join in the singing and share in the memories with this tribute to the First and Second World Wars. Featuring Gabrielle Jones, Peter Millard, Jenny Wright and Barbara Worthy with music by Doug Mundy and Penner Mackay. Tickets are $15.

Details to be announced.


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® Image: View of Fort George, Oil on canvass, C. Kreighoff 1823