Special Events

2022 Special Events

All events, programs and operations are subject to change. Lang Pioneer Village Museum will be closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and will make adjustments to event dates and details as necessary to adhere to current safety regulations. Lang Pioneer Village Museum operates in accordance with recommendations outlined by Public Health officials regarding COVID-19.

25th Annual Father’s Day Smoke & Steam Show

Sunday, June 19, 2022 ~ 10 am to 4 pm

Enjoy the Kawarthas’ original tractor show featuring power equipment displays, tractor games, vintage farm trucks, tractor and wagon rides, a tractor parade through the Village and more!

25th Annual Transportation Day Car & Motorcycle Show

Sunday, July 10, 2022 ~ 10 am to 4 pm

Join us in the historic village as car enthusiasts from across Ontario showcase their antique & classic cars and vintage motorcycles with over 25 trophies to be won. Enjoy historic demonstrations, a huge antique bicycle display, live music, wagon rides and more!

“Tying the Knot” – Early Wedding Traditions

Sunday, August 14, 2022 ~ 10 am to 4 pm

Join us as we delve into wedding traditions of the 19th century and learn about some of the origins of practices popularized then, and now. Slip on your old wedding gown or a bridesmaids’ frock and dress up for the celebration with us!

Village by Lantern Light

Friday & Saturday, September 16 & 17, 2022 ~ 6 pm to 9 pm

Tour the village by the soft glow of lantern light and experience the charm of Village life after dark.

Applefest

Sunday, October 2, 2022 ~ 10 am to 4 pm

Tempt your taste buds with the sweetest event of the year! Come out to Lang for a colourful fall celebration of apples and the harvest. See the Cider Mill in full operation. Enjoy wagon rides, live music, historic demonstrations, apple treats, games and so much more!

Historic All Hallows’ Eve

Friday & Saturday, October 28 & 29, 2022 ~ 6 pm to 9 pm

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

Christmas Bazaar at the Peterborough County Agricultural Building

Saturday, November 19, 2022~ 10 am to 3 pm

This Christmas market offers a fine selection of unique bits and baubles, handmade gifts, and festive decorations to satisfy all your holiday shopping needs.  

Christmas by Candlelight

Saturday & Sunday, December 3 & 4 , 2022~ 4 pm to 8 pm

Get into the merriment of the season with a traditional Pioneer Christmas. Join along in a carol sing, tour the village by wagon ride, meet Father Christmas and learn about the origins or Christmas traditions we celebrate today. On Sunday, witness a live nativity by the Keene United Church. Delighting the sights, sounds and smells of the holiday season with us!

Please note: Special activities are subject to change due to weather, materials, volunteer availability and unforeseen circumstances.

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Date/Time Event
Saturday, October 29th
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic All Hallows' Eve
Saturday, November 19th
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Christmas Bazaar at the Peterborough County Agricultural Heritage Building
Saturday, December 3rd
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Christmas by Candlelight
Sunday, December 4th
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Christmas by Candlelight
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