The Vintage Catwalk

You’re Invited to our Exhibition Opening!  The Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society is proud to promote an event with our partners at the Oshawa Historical Society. https://oshawahistoricalsociety.org/ Join the Oshawa Museum on June 14 as we officially open our 2019 feature exhibit: The Vintage Catwalk, in partnership with The Costume

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Blocks and Blooms 2021

Coming in June of 2021! The much anticipated tour of historic properties and magnificent gardens will take place in June 2021. Tour at your own pace the picturesque village of Millbrook: visit distinctive gardens and heritage properties, and enjoy the beauty and artistry of new and heirloom quilts on display.

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The buildings are gone; but the stories about and from the prison live on.  

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Dr. Mark Peck

Dr. Mark Peck, ROM’s Bird Man – special guest speaker at our AGM is the head ornithologist with the Royal Ontario Museum and an avid natural history photographer, Thursday, May 23, 7-9pm, Fireside Lounge, Centennial Place, 2 Centennial Lane, Millbrook. All welcome. Free for members, by donation for guests. Refreshments.

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Antiques Road Show

Curious about Curios, Keen on Collectibles: When: Thursday, April 25, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Where: Centennial Place, Millbrook, in the Fireside Lounge. Coffee, tea & light refreshments. Free for members, by donation for guests The Millbrook & Cavan Historical Society invites you to bring one or two of your favourite antique keepsakes

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The Times, They Were A-Changin’

“The times, they were a-changin’” – a local look back at the 1970s & ‘80s, Friday, March 22, 7-9pm, Legion Hall, 9 King St.E., Millbrook. All welcome. Free for members, by donation for guests. Refreshments. Cash Bar.

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Food, Glorious Food

“Food, Glorious Food” – making it through the winter thanks to root cellars, preserving, pickling and the ice house, Thursday, January 24, 2-4pm.  Join us in the Common Room of Millbrook Manor, 2 Manor Drive, at our annual Manor Tea.   There is always lively discussion! All welcome. Free for members,

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Ancestry Workshops

In collaboration with the Cavan Monaghan Library, monthly workshops to teach the basics of navigating the genealogy program Ancestry (Library Edition) will be offered every third Thursday of the month, starting September 20, 1:00-2:00 p.m., at the Millbrook Branch in the Old Millbrook School.  This is a free program.  Your

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Movie Night: Black Watch Snipers

Tuesday, November 6, 6:30pm This November marks the centenary of the signing of the Armistice to end “the war to end all wars”.  The Historical Society is partnering with the Cavan Monaghan Library to show the docu-drama ‘Black Watch Snipers’, about a Canadian sniper platoon in WW2.   Former Millbrook resident

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Armistice Reception

Saturday, November 10, 2-4pm In collaboration with the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 402, the Historical Society invites the community to the Legion Hall, King Street, Millbrook, to learn about and share stories about the contributions, the war efforts and the sacrifices made in the wars and conflicts of the past

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