Archive: Activities

Heritage Fair

12-4 pm
Keillor House Museum

A Sandpiper Festival & Keillor House Museum event.

Try your hand at traditional skills, talk to artisans, watch demonstrations and shop for artisan products.  

Carding wool, spinning yarn, weaving, rug hooking, basket weaving, chair caning, sheep shearing, baking over the hearth and more.

2 pm
Join us at 2 pm for the launch of the Dorchester Historic Walking Tour Guide – Celebrating 150 years in Dorchester. Costumed guides or self-guided tour using the new guide.


Canada Day

1-3 pm
Dorchester Veteran’s Centre
4955 Main St., Dorchester

Enjoy special music & entertainment including a short play ‘Four Fathers of Confederation’. Children’s games, cake and ice cream.

Keillor House and St. James Museums tours available 10 am-12 pm and 3-5 pm.


A Celebration of Canada’s Culture 150 Years

6:00 pm
Keillor House Museum

A Shiretown Festival & Keillor House Museum Event

Free Musical & Cultural entertainment upstairs. ‘Taste of Westmorland’ sample foods from our founding cultures – downstairs, tickets at the door. Dorchester Veteran’s Centre, 4955 Main St. Dorchester.

506 379-6633