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24th Annual Father’s Day Smoke & Steam Show

October 10th, 2019

Schedule of events: Saturday, June 20 3 pm- Gates open- Demonstrators to set up their show location in the historic village 5 pm- Potluck feast- Participate in a potluck dinner in the historic Village to get to know the other demonstrators Booked overnight camping on-site is permitted. To book, please contact Elizabeth King at […]

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January 10th, 2019

Aabnaabin Camp Michi Saagiig History Comes to Life Click for details

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Historic All Hallows’ Eve

December 5th, 2018

Discover the origins and traditions of Halloween. Featuring games, fortune telling, tractor and wagon rides and more, this all-ages event is sure to get you into the Halloween spirit. 

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A Folk Song History of the Peterborough Region in Words & Music

August 30th, 2018

Enjoy an evening of local music history at Lang Pioneer Village presented by Cheryl Casselman, Dr. Allan Kirby, Howard Baer and Michael O’Toole. The Peterborough area has long been considered by scholars to be one of the richest areas in North America for traditional folk songs. More than 2,500 orally-transmitted folk songs were documented in […]

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Christmas by Candlelight

December 8th, 2017

Get into the merriment of the season with a traditional Pioneer Christmas at Lang Pioneer Village Museum. Delight in the sights, sounds and smells of the holiday season!

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Historic Literary Walks of Lang: Words from the Wilderness

August 31st, 2015

Our storied past brought to life from First Nation’s oral tradition to Peterborough’s pioneer authors and poets. Experience part of the cultural history of Peterborough County during a twilight guided tour of the stories of the Michi Saagiig, Catherine Parr Traill, Susanna Moodie and others. During the walk you will hear from an Anishinaabe storyteller, as […]

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