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UPCOMING EVENTS


Museum Hours
10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Weekdays
  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays
Open at other times by Appointment
Call:     613-257-8503
Email:  Appletonmuseum@hotmail.com
Admission by Donation. Suggested minimum $3.00/person




Jungle PA Day 500.jpg PA Day Camp


Join us on Friday, June 1st, for a Welcome to the Jungle PA Day Camp!

Children ages 5 to 10 can get creative and go wild! From making rain sticks to animal-themed yoga, this is a day you won’t want to miss!

The camp will run from 9 am to 4 pm with early drop off available at 8:30 am and late pick up available until 4:30 pm.

The cost is $25 per child.

For more information or to register, please
    call:    613-257-8503,
    or email:   Appletonmuseum@hotmail.com




Speaker Series: Soldier, Settler, Sinner

Soldier-Settler-Sinner 500.png Join us on Sunday, June 10th at 2:00pm for a presentation and book signing by Kanata author, Jane Simpson. Simpson's "Soldier, Settler, Sinner" reveals the complex life of one of her ancestors, Captain Charles MacDonald, an officer and gentleman in the Royal Marines during the Napoleonic Wars.

MacDonald cheated death in island battles in the Caribbean, outbreaks of tropical disease, mutiny, hazardous sea voyages, and a cholera outbreak in Quebec City upon arrival in the New World. Lucky to escape death as a young man, he survived and sired 17 children throughout his adventures - not all with the same woman!

Simpson's interest in her MacDonald family arose while spending summer holidays with her grandparents by the Bay of Quinte. She is a lifetime member of the Hastings County Historical Society, a member of the Marilyn Adam Genealogy Research Centre and a member of the Capital Crime Writers in Ottawa. She is the great-great-great granddaughter of Charles MacDonald.

Admission is by donation and refreshments will be provided.

For more information please
    call:    613-257-8503,
    or email:   Appletonmuseum@hotmail.com




Annual Strawberry Social

Strawberry Social 500.jpg Join us for the Annual Strawberry Social Fundraiser from 2:00 to 4:00 pm on Sunday, June 24th!

The Social is one of the Museum's largest fundraisers, drawing visitors from all over the Ottawa Valley to enjoy an afternoon of shortcake made with locally grown strawberries and topped with fresh whipped cream. Featuring live music courtesy of the Perth Citizens' Band, it's an event you don't want to miss!

While you're here, make sure to visit our summer exhibition, Buttons la Mode: How Buttons Make Fashion!

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Museum and at Baker Bob’s in Almonte.

You can also reserve your tickets by:
     calling the Museum at    613-257-8503 or
     emailing   Appletonmuseum@hotmail.com




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