Note: All 2020 Events have been cancelled until further notice due to COVID-19 restrictions.  The Museum hopes to offer events in 2021!

The Museum's regular events include:

Annual Strawberry Social

June 23rd, 2019 (2021 dates to come!)

The Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village would like to invite you to our annual Strawberry Social on Sunday, June 23rd at 11:30 A.M. - 2:30 P.M. This sweet event attracts families in the community to the museum for a lovely afternoon chock-full of strawberries, ice cream, and cake, as well as various historical demonstrations and activities offered on-site. Entertainment by Amanda Dupuis and local group "The Country Classics." Tickets are $10 for adults, $4 for children under 9, or $8 if you know are a member of the Champlain Trail Museum/OVHS.

Annual Victorian Tea

July 18th, 2019 (2020 dates to come!)

The Museum's annual Victorian Tea is taking place this year on Thursday, July 18th! The tea features sandwiches, scones, and tea --of course-- along with entertainment from local musicians. There is also a raffle and silent auction!

There are two seating times, and we ask that you call ahead of time to book a time slot, as the event is quite popular. The seatings are at 11:30 A.M. or 1:00 P.M. and you can book by calling (613) 735-0517 during our regular working hours. The prices for the tea are $12.00 per person, $10.00 for members of the Ottawa Valley Historical Society and $6.00 for children under 9 years of age.

If you would like more information, please call (613) 735-0517.

We hope to see you there!

Summer Evensong Services

Every Thursday in July and August at 7:00 P.M.

Come out and worship at the Museum's Summer Evensong Services held each Thursday at 7:00 P.M. in the Summer at the Micksburg Pioneer Church. These services are multi-denominational lead by guest clergy and volunteer organizers. The schedule for the rest of the Summer of 2019 is as follows:

 July 11 - Peter Saffery 

 July 18 - Therese Narbonne 

✟ July 25 - Bruce Nienkirchen 

 August 1 - Matthew Brown and the Intermittents 

Craft Beer and Smoked Meat Tasting


On Saturday, September 7th the Museum and the Pembroke Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 488 will be hosting a Craft Beer and Smoked Meat Tasting event on the grounds of the Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village. The smoked meat will be prepared by members of the Pembroke Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 488. You must be 19 years or over to attend this event. Stay tuned for more details, COMING SOON!

Night at the Museum

The Night at the Museum event is a children's event happening Saturday, October 19th starting at 6:00 P.M. and ends at 10:00 P.M. and is for ages 5-12. There will be games, activities and we will be showing a Halloween themed movie with popcorn provided! MORE DETAILS TO COME SOON!

Christmas Tree Lighting 

November 23rd, 2019

Join us here at the Champlain Trail Museum Saturday, November 23rd for a Christmas Tree Lighting Event. This event replaces the Christmas Lamplight Tour. Running from 2:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M., this is an event for the whole family! Children can have their picture taken with Santa by the Kids Day Station, write their letters to Santa in the schoolhouse, have a hot chocolate, decorate gingerbread cookies and check out how a plum pudding is made in the pioneer home.

Christmas Market

December 1st, 2019

The Champlain Trail Museum is holding it's second annual Christmas Market on Sunday, December 1, 2019, from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. You can tour the museum and pioneer buildings and start your Christmas shopping! There will be a raffle draw, and refreshments available for purchase. Admission and parking are free. For more information please phone (613) 735-0517.

March Break

March 11th, 2019

The Champlain Trail Museum will be offering March Break programs for kids again for 2020! 2019’s camps featured Shoebox Archaeology and Prehistoric Pottery programs for ages 5-12. Keep your eyes peeled for next year’s fun and affordable March Break programs.

NOTE: Advance registration is required. Please call the museum in the new year to secure your child’s spot!