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Explore Colchester’s past and present today.
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Closed Friday April 18 and Saturday April 19 for Easter

Closed Friday April 18 and Saturday April 19 for Easter

The Colchester Historeum will be closed Friday April 18 and Saturday April 19 for Easter weekend.

Starting in January. Knit-In every 15th of the month. 1:30pm – 7:30pm


Starting in January, every 15th of the month drop by with a knitting project, learn new skills & patterns, and hang out with fellow knitters! Beginners and experts welcome.

Annual General Meeting and Public Speaker. Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:30pm.

Edited New Haven hockey days (Lyle Carter)

Our Annual General Meeting will begin at 7:30pm with speaker Lyle Carter following afterwards. Lyle will be speaking to “Reflections on an Interesting Journey.”

Plant Sale. Sunday May 4, 10:30am to 1pm


Tables of: perennials, plant roots, shrubs, transplants. Wanted: plant donations.

Intro to Gaelic. Thursday May 8, from 7pm to 8:30pm


The Gaelic Council of Nova Scotia will be hosting a short talk and language lesson at the Colchester Historeum. Learn more about the Gaels in Nova Scotia, some Gaelic conversation and maybe even sing a Gaelic song! No experience necessary. Tea and snacks served.

Public Lecture. Thursday, May 22 at 7:30pm featuring Dr. Karolyn Smardz Frost.


Public lecture by Dr. Karolyn Smardz Frost on “Before the Loyalists: Planters, Slavery and the Atlantic World”

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