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Robbie Burns Scottish Tea Robbie Burns Scottish Tea

Every January, the North Lanark Regional Museum is happy to host our annual Robbie Burns Scottish Tea!

Forget the winter chills, warm up with some friends, and celebrate the life of Robbie Burns with fresh scones, tea, coffee, and live music!

Tickets go on sale in January, so don't be shy to get in touch! All proceeds go towards supporting your local museum!
For more information, call 613-257-8503 or email

Annual Heritage Dinner

Annual Heritage Dinner
 Join the North Lanark Historical Society for Heritage Day in February for our  Annual Heritage Dinner! We provide the dinner, cash bar, and entertainment, so  you just need to show up for some fun!

 Every year features a new guest speaker to bring the heritage of the North  Lanark region to life, so don't miss out on this 'historic' event!

 Tickets will go on sale in January, and MUST be reserved one week in advance,  so don't forget to claim your seat!
 For more information, call 613-257-8503 or email

Spring & Fall Speaker Series
Spring & Fall Speaker Series

Whether you are readily anticipating Summer, or preparing for the cold winter months, the North Lanark Regional Museum is ready to entertain through Spring and Fall!

Every April through June and September through November, join us in celebrating the history of the North Lanark region, and learn more about the engaging stories that have built this community. Each month brings in a new speaker and a new subject, so keep in touch to know more about what you can learn this month!

Don't be left in the dark, learn more about our Speaker Series by calling 613-257-8503 or emailing

Garage & Bake Sale Garage & Bake Sale

Our Garage & Bake Sale fundraiser is a fantastic opportunity to clear out the junk from your closet!

With items being donated by local community members, and fresh baked goods made just for that day, this rain-or-shine event is one for the books! Donate your used items and give them new life for another deserving family, all while supporting your local museum!

Mark April in your calendar as Garage Sale Season at the North Lanark Regional Museum!

Call 613-257-8503 or email for more information.

Celebrating Mothers Tea
Celebrating Mother's Tea
Celebrate the mothers in your life with a pot of tea, delicious treats, and finger sandwiches at the North Lanark Regional Museum!

On mother's day weekend, treat the special women in your life at this afternoon social.

For more information, call 613-257-8503 or email

Annual General Meeting Annual General Meeting
& Special Guest Speaker

Renew your membership to the Historical Society, and have your voice heard at our
Annual General Meeting on the first Wednesday of June!

The North Lanark Historical Society believes history, heritage, culture, and quality of life are fundamental to building a sustainable, prosperous and diversified community in Mississippi Mills and we strive to be an exemplary institution in our community and at large

The Board of Directors provides strategic leadership and governance and oversees the operational and financial performance of the North Lanark Historical Society and Museum. We are looking for individuals whose skills, passion, and experience will align with our mission, vision, and mandate! Remember to renew your membership to cast your vote!

For more information, please call 613-257-8503 or email

Annual Strawberry Social
with a special performance by the Perth Citizen's Band
Annual Strawberry Social
Celebrate the start of summer with family and friends at our biggest fundraiser of the year, our Annual Strawberry Social! In late June, enjoy an afternoon full of strawbery shortcake, refreshments, and a lively performance by the Perth Citizen's Band!

Our locally grown strawberries and fresh whipped cream draw in a crowd from across the Ottawa Valley, making this the biggest fundraiser of the year! You won't want to miss this fantastic event, filled with fresh and delicious treats, refreshments, and live musical entertainment.

Tickets go on sale in June and can be purchased at the Museum by calling 613-257-8503 or emailing

Tea on the Lawn

Every Thursday afternoon is July & August, visit the North Lanark Regional Museum for an afternoon of tea and treats under the sun!
Tea on the Lawn
Rain or shine, it's tea time at the North Lanark Regional Museum from 2 PM to 4 PM all summer.

To learn more, call 613-257-8503 or email
Hope to see you there!

Teddy Bear Picnic Teddy Bear Picnic & Bake Sale

Celebrate the end of summer, and back to school at our Teddy Bear Picnic!

Bring a picnic lunch, and your favourite teddy bear friend and enjoy crafts, games, and home baked treats.

We hope to see you there! It's sure to be a bear-y fun day!

For more information, call 613-257-8503 or email

Apple Pie Fest & Classic Car Show
Apple Pie Fest
Did you know that the charming village of Appleton was originally known as Apple Tree Falls in honour of the abundance of apple trees growing along the banks of the Mississippi River? Celebrate the village's namesake by joining us for a slice of delicious apple pie and a scoop of vanilla ice cream! Check out the classic cars, and take a stroll through the Museum's collection.

This annual event is one you wont want to miss. Whether its showing off your antique cars, or just enjoying a slice of home-made apple pie, celebrate the start of fall with this delicious event!

For more information, call 613-257-8503 or email