What’s On

Workshops, Programs, Events, Tours & More!

Workshops & Events

There is always something going on at the Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre. We have a range of activities for people of all ages and abilities. Plan your visit, try something new, or learn more about what’s on offer.

February 3, 2023

Night @ the Museum

Kids will enjoy a fun-filled night @ the museum, while parents can enjoy a  night out. Have fun with crafts, movies and games! Pizza and snacks provided. 

AGE:  Child (5-11)

COST: $33

February 3, 2023

Groundhog Day: Hibernation & Winter Survival with Dr. Jim Staples

Ever wonder how animals survive our frigid winters? Join us for an evening talk in our historic schoolhouse with Dr. Jim Staples from the department of Biology at the University of Western Ontario. We’ll explore some remarkable strategies, emphasizing our local fauna.  
 

AGE: Adult (13+)

COST: Free, Monetary Donation Appreciated

February 15, 2023

Night with the Salem Chapel Underground Railroad Cemetery Project

Join us for a night at the museum with Rochelle Bush, Salem Chapel Trustee and Resident Historian, and Historian Dr. Adam Montgomery to discuss the Salem Chapel Underground Railroad Cemetery Project. This project will restore gravestones of African-American freedom seekers who came to St. Catharines and the surrounding area before the U.S. Civil War via the Underground Rail Road and other early Black residents who settled in the region. 
 

AGE: Adult

COST: Free, monetary dontation appreciated

February 17, 2023

Artists Studio PA DAY Camp

Get your kids out of the house in this special museum art camp. Get your hands dirty with art, play games and have fun!

AGE: Child (6-10)

COST: $33

February 18, 2023

STEAM: Rocks, Minerals, & Lava Boogers

Dig deep into geology and make some lava boogers. 

On STEAM Saturday, kids get creative and get their hands dirty with science and art!

AGE: Child (6-12)

COST: $15

February 18, 2023 - February 19, 2023

Miss Welstead Schoolhouse Tours

Miss Welstead, the 1908 school Mistress, is in! Drop by the schoolhouse for heritage games and to learn all about a 1908 school day.

AGE: All

COST: Free, Monetary Donations Appreciated

February 19, 2023

Studio Sunday: Music Masterpiece

Get creative at the museum! Join us for art-making fun. Investigate how to make art with sound and vibrations.

AGE: Child (6-12)

COST: $15

February 20, 2023

Family Day Open House

Grab the whole family and join us for a day of fun at the Town of Lincoln Museum and Cultural  Centre. Explore the exhibits, tour the schoolhouse, and get creative with crafts! 

Make two crafts for just $10!  pre-register for crafts

AGE: All

COST: $5 per craft

February 23, 2023

Night Out with Bobbi Cosby: Boat Ashore

Looking for a fun night out? Join painter Bobbi Cosby to get creative at the museum. Get creative and a enjoy a local beverage while you do!

AGE: Adult (13+)

COST: $50

February 25, 2023

Bob Ross Oil Paint Class: Winter’s Grace

Recreate an original Bob Ross masterpiece with certified Bob Ross painter Bobbi Cosby. Remember folks, there are no mistakes just happy accidents. 

AGE: (13+)

COST: $50

February 27, 2023

Stroller Time: Frosty February

Museums are for everyone! Babies, toddlers, and caregivers are invited for tours and pre-school friendly art play. Parent participation required.

 Enter at rear door. 

Recommended for ages 2-4, but all aged 0-4 are welcome

AGE: Child (0-4)

COST: $5

March 4, 2023

Historic Book Preservation

Join our museum collections experts in this hands on workshop on book preservation. Work with Jasmine to create a custom archival enclosure for your precious family bibles or book. Phase boxes are archival boxes used to protect paper objects and books. They are a custom made, four-flap enclosure that can be closed with ties or hook & loop buttons. Materials for one phase box include. Bring your own book!

AGE: Adult (13+)

COST: $35

March 9, 2023

Night Out: Linoblock printing on fabric

Learn the basics and history of textile block printing. Carve rubber stamps using a technique called “linocut carving” to create your own reusable tote bag. Enjoy a local beverages and snacks while you do. 

AGE: Adult (19+)

COST: $50

March 20, 2023

Stroller Time: March into Spring

Museums are for everyone! Babies, toddlers, and caregivers are invited for tours and pre-school friendly art play. Parent participation required.

Enter at rear door. 

Recommended for ages 2-4, but all aged 0-4 are welcome

AGE: Child (0-4)

COST: $5

March 23, 2023

Exploring the Bruce Trail with Michael McDonald

The Bruce Trail Conservancy is a protector of natural environments and gateway for connecting people to nature.  Join us for an evening talk in our historic schoolhouse withMichael McDonald is the Chief Executive Officer for the Bruce Trail Conservancy. The Bruce Trail Conservancy (BTC) is one of Ontario’s largest land trusts and the steward of Canada’s longest marked footpath. We conserve, restore and manage land along the Niagara Escarpment UNESCO World Biosphere to protect its ecosystems for the benefit of all. 

AGE: Adult

COST: Free, Monetary Donations Appreciated

March 23, 2023

Night @ the Museum

Kids will enjoy a fun-filled night @ the museum, while parents can enjoy a night out. Have fun with crafts, movies and games! Pizza and snacks provided. 

AGE: Child (5-11)

COST: $33

March 25, 2023

Bob Ross Oil Paint Class: Woodsman’s Retreat

Recreate an original Bob Ross masterpiece with certified Bob Ross painter Bobbi Cosby. Remember folks, there are no mistakes just happy accidents. 
 

AGE: Adult (13+)

COST: $50

March 25, 2023

STEAM Saturday: Waterworlds

Learn all about purifying water by making a homemade water filter! Test out your invention by filtering water from the Twenty-Mile Creek.

On STEAM Saturday, kids get creative and get their hands dirty with science and art!

AGE: Child (6-12)

COST: $15