Upcoming Events

Talks At Guelph Civic Museum


Tours at Two

Maple Leaf Baseball team, 1874. George is in the centre, wearing the suit.

Saturdays, 2 pmTake a guided tour through our permanent galleries.
September 6, November 1: Evolution of Downtown Guelph
September 13, November 8: Personalities —William Allan, Edward Johnson, George Sleeman, James Gay and Elinor Glynn
September 20, November 15: History Highlights
September 27, November 22: Doing Business in Guelph
October 4, November 29: Building Guelph
October 11, December 6: Guelph Personalities —Frederick Stone, Beverly Robson, Charles Coughlin, Sadie Fletcher, Sister Romana
October 18, December 13: From Convent to Museum
October 25, December 20: Building Guelph



Military Lecture Series2001_22_1

Admission by donation
Offered in partnership with the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies

Thursday November 20: Mike Bechthold, Trench Strafing, Tactical Bombing and Isolating the Battlefield: The Battle of Amiens and the Royal Air Force, August 1918





Fourth Friday

Fourth Friday of the month, 5 to 9 pm, Free
Start the weekend with free concerts!

November 28: Edward Szocinski

January 23: Fiona McCairley and Bob MacLean

February 27: Celebrating Black History Month with Guelph Black Heritage Society



Family Fun


Tiny Tot Thursdayscharmaine

First Thursday of each month, 9:30 to 11:30 am
$2 per person

Drop in for organized songs, crafts, and games for children one to four years old and their caregivers.

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Paint a Saint Workshop with Debbie Thompson Wilson

Sunday, November 30, 10 am – 4:30 pm SOLD OUT

Saturday, March 14, 10 am - 4:30 pm

$50 per person +HST / Pre-Registration is required

You will “paint a saint” miniature (around 3 x 5″) based on a provided historical image using some of the same methods as medieval artists – including gilding with real gold leaf. We will be using watercolours as our medium – some watercolour experience is required.  Please see registration link for details of supplies needed.


Activities at McCrae House


Remembrance Week with the Guelph Amateur Radio Club

Saturday, November 8 to Tuesday, November 11, 1 to 5 pm

Guelph Amateur Radio Club will be on site, contacting ham radio enthusiasts around the world, acknowledging Remembrance Day and exchanging thoughts on its significance.


Thank a Veteran

Sunday, November 9 – 1:30 to 3:30 pm

Members from the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 243 will be on hand to visit and exchange stories.


Remembrance Day Activities

Tuesday, November 11, 9 am to 5 pm

Admission by donation

9:00 am           Remembrance service by Royal Canadian Legion, Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch 234

10:30 am         Remembrance assembly by John McCrae Public School students