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Saturday, April 25, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

In celebration of National Volunteer Month, Norfolk County Heritage & Culture cordially invites you to our third annual Volunteer Drive on Saturday, April 25, 2020.  This will be a fun, interactive and FREE bus tour through the county, with stops at each of the museums in Waterford, Delhi, and Port Dover, as well as the Norfolk County Archives & Eva Brook Donly Museum and the Norfolk Arts Centre in Simcoe.

Volunteers are an essential and valuable resource to our organization. We have a wide range of opportunities available, everything from gardening to exhibit construction to working with our collections.  We want to match your needs and interests to ours and ensure that your volunteer experience is rewarding!

Stops at our sites will allow you to experience firsthand the work we do in our communities.  If you are interested in learning more about us or becoming a member of our volunteer team then jump on board our Volunteer Drive.

This event is FREE, but pre-registration is required to secure a spot on the bus. To register, please visit: [Eventbrite link coming soon!]

Saturday, September 12, 2020

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Townsend Township Barn
Townsend Township Barn

This self-guided driving tour through Waterford and Townsend highlights the vanishing built agricultural history of our countryside. The tour will begin at the Waterford Heritage & Agricultural Museum where participants will be able to view the museum and pick up route maps, then continue on to 6 historic barns in the area.

This event is currently in development. When we have more details, ticket prices, etc. we will happily share that information here, so please check back later for more details.

Please note: Our museum is wheelchair accessible and has public and accessible washrooms. The other stops along the tour are NOT wheelchair accessible and washroom facilities will not be available.

This a fundraising event in partnership with the Waterford & Townsend Historical Society.

November 19-22, 2020


It has been 25 years since the first Lantern Tour lamp was lit in Waterford. For 15 seasons costumed actors brought history to life and you were part of it. It is Christmas Eve in the Village of Waterford and the year is 1900. The snow is falling, bells ring in the distance while families gather to mark an evening of celebration. You are there, in the homes, a silent witness to the lives that unfold. A simpler and gentler time. Now the flame glows once more...

Lantern Tour November 2020.

Check back often as further details are coming soon!

All proceeds from Lantern Tour 2020 support the Waterford Heritage & Agricultural Museum and the forthcoming Waterford Skateboard Park, which will be located next to the Museum on Nichol Street.