Tying the Knot: Early Wedding Traditions

REGION 8: Kawarthas Northumberland 104 Lang Road, Keene, ON Lang Pioneer Village Museum
14 Aug. 2022

ABOUT THE EVENT / PROMOTION

 

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!

Featuring:

  • Horse & wagon rides
  • Lace-making demonstrations
  • Wedding display in the Keene Hotel
  • Musical performance by the Peterborough Concert Band
  • Demonstrations by the Cobourg Stitchery Group
  • Afternoon tea served in the Great Hall of the PCAHB (additional fee)
  • Create a Tussi Mussi with the Peterborough Master Gardeners
  • English country dance lessons
  • Learn about the tradition of love spoons
  • Craft for kids
  • Refreshment and sweet treats in the Keene Hotel (additional fee)
  • Bridal clothing procession at 1:30 pm on the Village Green
  • And more!

Admission: Adults- $15, Students & Seniors (60+) – $10, Youths 5 to 14 Years of Age – $7, Children Under 5 Years of Age – Free, Family Pass (includes 2 Adults and up to 4 Youths) – $40

Please Note: 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. 

Event Location

Travel back in time and experience Peterborough County’s history brough to life at Lang Pioneer Village Museum. Throughout the village, costumed interpreters will introduce you to the people, trades and events that have helped shape local history as you visit more than 30 homes and businesses from 1800 to 1910. Discover the history and culture of the Michi Saagiig Anishnaabeg at Aabnaabin Camp, a partnership project with Curve Lake First Nation and Hiawatha First Nation. Explore a working Grist Mill, discover the early technology which led to the development of the computer at the Samuel Lowry Weaver Shop, hear the sounds of history all around you – the hammer striking the anvil in the Blacksmith Shop, the ringing of the school bell, the bleating of heritage sheep, the creak of the woodstove opening and so much more. We invite you to come visit us today. It’s where history is happening!

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625 King Street East, Suite 2D, Kitchener, ON, N2G 4V4

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