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Moonlight & Mayhem: Haunted Walking Tour of Old Waterford

Friday, October 13 – Sunday, October 15, 2017
7:00pm & 8:30pm
$20.00 per person

Every small town has its secrets.

From Friday, October 13th to Sunday, October 15th, join a costumed guide and take a night stroll through Waterford’s downtown. Listen to the guide as they tell true stories from our town’s darker past. Who knows? You may be surprised at the deathly tales of murder and mayhem that have emerged from the quaint houses and gentle fields that surround Waterford.

Tickets will go on sale September 5th at WHAM. Pre-registration for this event is required and payment MUST be received at the time of registration to secure a spot on the tour. 

Please Note:

This tour will deal with adult content and is recommended for ages 13 and older. The tour will involve walking over uneven terrain. The tour route is approximately 1.5 km in length. Please come dressed appropriately with comfortable walking shoes and dressed for all types of weather as the tour operates under all conditions.

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Antiques & Collectibles Roadshow

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

What’s your favourite antique or family heirloom worth? Join WHAM for our first ever Antiques & Collectibles Roadshow to find out!

On Sunday, September 17th, we’ll have more than a dozen experts available to appraise your treasures. From china to jewelry to militaria (and everything in between!) – we’ve got you covered. Appraisals are $5 per item, with all proceeds benefiting the Waterford Heritage & Agricultural Museum. Appraisal tickets will be available at the door.

Don’t have anything to get appraised but still want to be part of the fun? No problem. This is a FREE event. You are welcome to stop by WHAM to watch the appraisal process or visit our fabulous partners at the Waterford Antique Market for an antiques show and trunk sale. Who knows? Maybe you’ll even find  a treasure of your own!

Offering appraisals for:

  • Artifacts (fossils, Indigenous tools)
  • China, Pottery & Porcelain
  • Collectibles & Nostalgia (royalty & celebrity memorabilia, advertising, photographs, etc.)
  • Coins (tokens, commemoratives, paper money)
  • Folk Art (carving/sculpture, mixed media)
  • Furniture
  • Glass
  • Hunting (decoys, lures, fishing rods and reels, taxidermy, etc. Sorry, no firearms!)
  • Jewelry (gold, silver, gems, pocket watches, lockets, etc.)
  • Militaria (medals, badges, small kits pieces, photographs, books. Sorry, no firearms!)
  • Silverware
  • Textiles (quilts, clothing, linens)
  • Toys

Please note: Our experts will NOT be able to appraise firearms.

This event is proudly sponsored by the Waterford Antique Market. 

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November 26th & 27th 2016, 11:00am – 3:00pm

The Waterford Heritage & Agricultural Museum is pleased to partner with the Rotary Club of Simcoe to present the 13th annual Holiday House Tour. All six stops on the tour are featured places in Waterford, including the museum which is also the designated lunch stop from 11:00am – 3:00pm both days.

Ticket information:
$20.00 tickets can be purchased at the museum and other sites throughout Norfolk County.

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MOONLIGHT & MAYHEM: HAUNTED WALKING TOUR OF OLD WATERFORD

SOLD OUT

Friday October 14 & Saturday October 15, 2016
7:00pm & 8:30pm*
$20.00 per person
(two tours will operate per night)

Join a costumed guide as you take a night stroll through downtown to hear the true stories of the dark secrets in Waterford’s past. Listen to the deathly tales of local lore that have emerged from the quaint houses and gentle fields that surround Waterford. Join us for this historically based tour to hear about the Black Donnelly’s, the massacre at Round Plains and much more.

Please Note:
This tour will deal with adult content and is recommended for ages 13 and older. The tour will involve walking over uneven terrain, please come dressed appropriately with comfortable walking shoes and dressed for all types of weather as the tour operates under all conditions. Tickets will not be held for later payment, customers will only be secured a spot upon receipt of payment. The distance of the tour is approximately 1.7 KM in length.

*pre-registration required, tickets will go on sale September 1st. Please contact WHAM for further details