Upcoming Events

Unless stated otherwise all meetings are held at 6:45pm at the Woodstock Museum, NHS,
466 Dundas Street, and are open to the public.

2019 Events:

Wednesday, January 30, 2019:

Annual General Meeting – please join us in voting in our new board members.
The speaker tonight will be a joint presentation featuring Jack Hedges, Dr. Elaine Becker and Jim Groulx, who will be discussing the Canada Company.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019:  No meeting

Sunday, March 3, 2019: Woodstock Rec & Leisure Fair

Please visit our booth at this year’s Rec & Leisure Fair from 1-4pm at Cowan Park.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019:

Don Wilson will talk about Bernadette Smith, Woodstock’s first female mayor.

Saturday, April 13, 2019: Historic Tour & Tea

Wednesday April 24, 2019:

Come join us for Jim Groulx’s presentation on “The Roaring Twenties, The Jazz Age”, with information about the daily living changes in the twenties and the jazz era at that time, featuring some songs from that era.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019:

Wayne Currah, from the Plattsville & District Heritage Society, will be discussing the various displays of quilts and other items that they have showcased throughout the years. His talk will include some books that the PDHS have published.

Grand Day Out! Saturday, June 22, 2019:

This year’s event includes a guided tour of Mountain Oak Cheese,  beginning at 10am. The tour costs $7.00 per person and the tour fee will be paid to the Society organizer the day of the event. After the tour there will be some time to browse and shop before heading for lunch at Trail’s Edge Tavern in Plattsville. After lunch we will all head over to the Chesterfield United Church to see the Plattsville & District Heritage Society historic display of 50’s & 60’s memorabilia.

RSVP is required to for the Grand Day Out. You can RSVP by adding your name to the sign-up sheet in the Resource Centre or email the Society at info@oxhs.ca.  If you email the Society be sure to include your full name, email address and phone number.

RSVP closes on Wednesday, June 19th.

Final information about the event, including meeting places and maps, will be emailed to participants on either Thursday, June 20th or Friday, June 21st.

Art in Victoria Park – Saturday, July 20, 2019:

Once again the City of Woodstock is hosting Art in Victoria Park, a day of celebration of Art, Culture, Heritage and Music from 2-9pm.

Come and visit the Society’s booth at this event, from 2-6pm, to learn about local history and to purchase publications by local authors.  The Society is looking for volunteers to help out at the booth. If you wish to volunteer email the Society at info@oxhs.ca.