Events

The Emigrant’s Trunk

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Historic accounts of early pioneers often reference an “emigrant’s trunk” – the physical container holding all the essentials for a long ocean voyage, the trade or agricultural tools needed for new settlement, and, that one special object that just could not be left behind. Using the theme of a settler’s trunk, this collaborative exhibit features the special objects brought to London by recent immigrants along with the stories the objects tell about a home left behind.

This exhibit is open Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Admission is by donation.

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Dickens’ Dinner - An Upper Canada Christmas Carol

Friday, November 28, 2014


Enjoy a traditional 19th century country Christmas dinner served family style and featuring local roast goose, root vegetables, squash soup, cabbage salad, pickles and for dessert; mincemeat pie or plum pudding.

After dinner, experience a unique adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

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A Visit with St. Nicholas

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Families are invited to a Visit with St. Nicholas. Enjoy a hot pancake breakfast, followed by a baked gingerbread man to decorate for dessert. Hop aboard a horse drawn wagon for a beautiful winter ride around the Village and visit a selection of buildings preparing for Christmas. Of course the day wouldn’t be complete without the visit with St. Nicholas himself, who is happy to see each child.

Saturday and Sunday sittings available at 9:30, 11:00, and 1:00 p.m. Book on-line at www.fanshawepioneervillage.ca. Advance booking is required.

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