Maidstone
Bicentennial
Museum

EVENTS


April 22, 2022

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Ontario Trillium Foundation

Ontario Trillium Foundation Announcement 
April 22, 2022

It is with great pleasure that Maidstone and Area Historical Society would like to announce they have been
successful with their application to the OTF Resilient Communities Fund.  Thanks to the Government of 
Ontario and OTF, Maidstone and Area Historical Society will receive $34,300.00 to move ahead with phase 2
of the Maidstone Bicentennial  Museum renovations by building a small barn to house the agricultural artefacts
from our area.


June 4th, 2022

1000 - 1630

OLD-FASHIONED COUNTRY ENGLISH FAIR - FOIRE DE COMTÉ À L’ANGLAISE

Join us for a celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee
Joignez-nous pour une célébration du Jubilé de Platine de sa Majesté la Reine Elizabeth II

Activities include
Face painting, coconut toss, craft tent, ring toss, croquet, tearoom, bean toss, Pop-a-paint, Children’s activity handout, and an exhibit on the Platinum Jubilee and more. 

Activités:
Maquillage, lancer de noix de coco, tente à bricolages, lancer d'anneaux, croquet, salon de thé, lancer de sac-d‘haricots, Pop-a-paint, livret d'activités pour enfants, et une exposition du Jubilé de Platine et autres.

Contact Victoria
(519) 727 - 8811


June 9th, 2022

ongoing

Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee

Check out the front page article in the Essex Free Press about the "Old Fashioned Country English Fair" we hosted on June 4th.  

https://www.essexfreepress.com/post/bicentennial-museum-celebrates-queen-s-platinum-jubilee


September 24 & 25

ongoing

Essex County in the War of 1812


Essex County in the War of 1812 Encampment

September 24, 2022 - 10 am - 4 pm
September 25, 2022 - 10 am - 3 pm

Attractions:
Encampments:
stroll through period camps and see history come alive

Museum 1812 Timeline Exhibit
artwork by Peter Rindlisbacher, 1812 artefacts, Native contributions to the war

Demonstrations
historic weapons, period cooking, blacksmith, hide tanning and more

Skirmish
Black powder cannon and muskets firing

Gift Shop
salt water taffy, books, dream catchers, period toys, Jams & Jellies from Glen Farms

Music, Food and Fun

Admission - $8.00 (children 6 & under free)







Sept. 30/22

10 am - 4 pm

Truth and Reconciliation Day

Truth and Reconciliation Day 
Sept. 30, 2022
10 am - 4 pm
 
Maidstone Bicentennial Museum invites you to stop by.
The museum will have various educational 
reading materials for all ages on display from its library.

The hope is to encourage the community to take 
the time to read and learn more facts about Truth 
and Reconciliation.

Maidstone Bicentennial Museum

1093 Puce Rd. RR 3 Essex, ON N8M 2X7
(519) 727-8811

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