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September 30 2022 - The Waterford Heritage and Agricultural Museum is excited to present this special event for the museum as we host the Friends of the Fiddlers Green on Friday, September 30th at 7 p.m.

Enjoy a night of great original and traditional songs, fiddles, guitars, bagpipes, mandolins, vocal harmonies and lots of funny stuff!

This totally uncategorizable collection has been together, with a few personnel changes, since their inauguration at Toronto's Fiddler's Green coffeehouse in 1971. Nobody, not even the Friends themselves, can predict what might happen during one of their concerts, but it always includes humour, powerful vocal harmony, great musicianship, social commentary and an irresistible urge to dance.

Tickets on Eventbrite for $30 (+ processing fees) or in-person at WHAM.

https://bit.ly/3D7CtYk

June 25, 2022

At the Waterford and Heritage Agricultural Museum

Something isn't right here. That book is out of place. There is a card in the display case, but no item behind it. There are antiques in the incorrect place; and artefacts that are standing wrong side up. Clearly, the Waterford Heritage and Agricultural Museum needs your help. As curators of other nearby museums, you are called to the WHAM after hours in order to help figure out what is causing these disturbances.

Once inside, you are greeted by one of the exhibits who has come to life. They are happy to show you around and share tales about the other exhibits. As you hear stories from their lives, it becomes clear that one of them is the culprit behind these disturbances. The question is, which one? Succeed and you will find yourself promoted. Fail, and you may find yourself trapped behind glass forever.

The Waterford Heritage & Agricultural Museum is excited to host, Live History, a Governor General’s Award nominated theatre company that specializes in bringing local history to life. Immerse yourself in this theatrical experience and try to uncover just who is messing around with WHAM’s exhibits!

Show Times on Saturday June 25 at 3 pm, 6 pm and 8 pm

$20 advance Eventbrite tickets / $25 at the door

Click here to purchase tickets

Join us on Saturday June 25th as Live History Theatre Group hosts their Historic Magic Workshop at the Waterford Heritage and Agricultural Museum. Kids can learn the tricks and skills in historic magic making in this 1 hour workshop.

Live History is a Governor General’s Award nominated theatre group that brings local history to life in immersive theatre-based performances. Live History tours internationally, having performed in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Bermuda, England, Wales and Ireland.

Saturday June 25th - 1 pm

$10 (+ processing fee) per child

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WHAM’s famous Easter Eggstravaganza makes a much anticipated return with an outdoor hunt for over 5,000 chocolate eggs PLUS a chance to win great prize packages. Doors open at 10:30am with the hunt starting at 11:00am. Admission is $5/child (12 years and under).  Don’t forget to bring your own basket!

If raining, an indoor museum scavenger challenge will offered with each participant receiving a take-home chocolate egg pack and tickets to win not one but 5 fabulous prize packages.

Sponsored by the Waterford Chamber of Commerce.

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