NVDHS 1890s Garden Party

Saturday, August 13
1-4 p.m., in the park behind the Library

Get your tickets today and join us in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Newcastle Village and District Historical Society at an 1890s Garden Party, complete with 1890s prices. Dress up and compete in 1890s attire – or come as you are.

1890s Refreshments
Children’s Games
Costume Contests (men, women, children)
Music by the Orono Town Band
Displays by
the Culinary Historians of Canada, & NVDHS


1890s prices!
Adults: 25¢
Children: 10¢

Beginning on July 1, tickets can be purchased at the Historical Room in the Community Hall on Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. – noon or Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Or you can order them online and pay via e-transfer. Please use the contact form for the event and our Treasurer, Sher Leetooze will send the e-transfer email and total. Ticket pickup will be at the Historical Room or at the event.

Order tickets online

Please fill out all required fields. Child tickets are for those 12 and under. Our treasurer, Sher Leetooze, will respond with the total and the e-transfer instructions. Tickets will be available for pickup at the Historical Room at the Community Hall, 20 King Ave. W. weekdays 10-5 or on Saturdays from 9:30-noon, OR can be picked up the day of the event.

Thank you to our event sponsors and donors:

Municipality of Clarington
A Gift of Art
Clarington Museums and Archives
St. Paul’s United Church
Bowmanville Legion Br. 178
Ontario Power Generation
Robert Malone
Greg St. Amand
Newcastle Griddle
Newcastle Foodland
Buddah Belly Bakery
Culinary Historians of Canada
Newcastle Public Library
St. Francis of Assisi Church
Newcastle Baptist Church
Members of the Board of NVDHS

Looking for the recipes for the event?

(If you’re volunteering, don’t forget to contact Sher to let her know what you’ll be making…)

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