Scott Wallace of Carleton Place has over 25 years experience collecting and selling Canadian bottles, crocks and tins. Join us as Scott (of Maple Leaf Auctions) guides us through the world of general store collectibles and identifies objects in the Museum's collection.
Admission $5 at the door.
Light up the Labyrinth
Let's "Light up the Labyrinth" together - from 6:30 – 9:00 PM on Friday, September 8th, 2017. During this event, the warm glow of more than 600 candlelit luminaries will flicker along the path of Carleton Place's Community Labyrinth. Enjoy live guitar and digeridoo music by local musician Kerron Lamb.
We need your help! We are asking participants to gather at 6:30 PM at the labyrinth to prepare and place luminaries for a 7:30 PM candlelit walk.
Doors Open Carleton Place
Doors Open is a cultural phenomenon that lets communities celebrate their heritage. Visit Carleton Place the weekend of September 16 and 17 and tour eleven different historic sites all FREE OF CHARGE! Volunteers at each site will share the history of the buildings and the organizations within. This is a great opportunity to come wander in Carleton Place!!
Sites are listed on the poster - many will be offering additional activities such as guided tours, vintage sales, and refreshments! Visit our website for further details...http://www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/Events/Carleton-Place.aspx
Join us on one of our fun, informative, slightly irreverent walking tours! Explore Carleton Place in a new way, with a guided tour.
You'll learn all sorts of interesting things, meet folks from the past and come away with a new appreciation of our town.
Did we mention snacks? Our tours always end with refreshments!
Tickets are $10 each and available at the Museum.
Lake Avenue West Wander
Our Lake Avenue West walking tour returns for 2017!
Some of the biggest business titans in town once lived on Lake Avenue West. Join us as we wander and meet the Nichols, Dunhams, Schwerdtfegers, McArthurs and Lavallees. Gentlemen and gamblers, lumbermen and lawyers - discover who lived in these stately homes on Lake Avenue. Our tour begins and ends (with snacks!) at the Farmers Market.
The Confederation Tour
Explore the riverfront industries of 1867 in this walk alongside the Mississippi River. Woolen, flour and lumber mills all flourished here and were run by water power. Along the way you’ll learn about the men behind the mills and their families that stayed to settle in Carleton Place.
Tickets are $10 each and available at the Museum, 267 Edmund Street.