Winterfest – Dinner in Your Hands

Winterfest “Dinner in Your Hands!” With special guest cook Ethel Chynoweth at Huronia Museum. Ethel is a Midland resident who is very
involved in her community but when summertime comes, she is often on the Powwow trail cooking up, crafting and dancing up a storm.
Come and join us at the Huronia Museum for dinner and artisans sale from 5pm – 8pm. Enjoy homemade Scone Tacos and Corn Soup, visit the new exhibits and shop with local artists and artisans. $10 per ticket available in advance at Huronia Museum. (Remaining tickets available the evening of the event for $13.00)

Dinner in your hands

Winterfest Activities at Huronia Museum

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The Huronia Museum partners with the Huronia Foundation for the Arts for Winterfest

This year we will be holding an event on the Friday evening of Winterfest from 5pm to 8pm.  You can come out and enjoy homemade shepherd’s pie, bread and a tart while viewing the members of the HFA art show and enjoying the sounds of local musicians from the Good Vibes Coffee House.  Tickets can be purchased in advance  at Huronia Museum before  Wednesday, January 30th for  $8.00 or at door on February 1st for $10.00.

We will also be open all day Saturday, February 2nd free of charge, with a number of events running throughout the day.

Saturday morning at 11am bring your tots to meet story teller Mr. B and his TV guest star Fred.

Don’t forget to register your children for the Little People Art Contest from 10 to 11am.  This is a children’s art exhibit with a people’s choice prize awarded to the favourite picture as voted by Winterfest visitors throughout the day.  Each entry will be matted and exhibited at Huronia Museum on the Saturday of Winterfest.  For any young ones wishing to take part in the competition please draw us a picture and  submit it at Huronia Museum no later than 11am on Saturday, February 2nd.  All pictures will the be mounted in a pre-sized 4” x 6”  mat and hung for viewing. All pictures should be submitted  with a 1.5 inch clear border on all sides to ensure that it fits in out pre-cut mats.  The cost is $2.00 per entry and everyone can take their picture home in the mat at the end of the day.  To make it easier you can use this Drawing Template to ensure you get just the right size.

Homemade beans and bread will be available to purchase.   Little People people’s choice award is at 3:20pm.   Enjoy the local talent singer songwriter Marg Raynor from 2 to 3pm.  People’s choice award for guest artist is at 3:30pm.  Door prize at 3pm For more information, call Lu at 705-534-3971 or Gillian at 705-526-2844.

Huronia Museum Winterfest Schedule of Events


5pm to 8pm         Huronia Foundation for the Art members art show, fine music by members of the Good Vibes Coffee House and dinner on the move  at the Huronia Museum.  Advanced purchase by Wednesday 30th is $8.00 and at door $10.00


10am to 11am    Delivery deadline for the Little People Art Contest.  $2.00 per entry at the Huronia Museum

11am to 12pm    Meet Mr. B and his TV guest Fred at the Huronia Museum

11am to 3pm      Lunch with home baked beans and bread at the HuroniaMuseum

2pm to 3pm      Singer Songwriters Marg Raynor  at the Huronia Museum

3:20pm                Little People People’s choice awards presentation at 3:10pm at Huronia Museum

3:30pm               Adult Art Exhibiter’s people’s choice awards presentation at Huronia Museum

3:40pm               Door Prize at the HuroniaMuseum

Winterfest 2011 at Huronia Museum

This weekend (February 4 & 5) is Winterfest in Midland.  The Huronia Museum will be open, free of charge! Drop on by and see all of our regular exhibits, plus our current special exhibit, Bringing Home the Valour, a collection of military medals spanning 200 years of Canadian history.  See it before it’s gone.

But that’s not all!

On Saturday, Feb. 5, the museum will be hosting the Huronia Foundation for the Arts Art Show and Sale from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  There will be literary readings, live music, baked beans and, of course, lots of art!  For more information about the art show, visit the Huronia Foundation for the Arts website, here.

So come on by, warm up and enjoy a weekend of art and history at the Huronia Museum.  FOR FREE!