Programs & Events

We offer a range of programs and events at each of our locations throughout the year.  Be sure to keep your eye out for what’s currently on and what excitements are coming soon!

“Widowed at Waverley Place” Murder Mystery

Thank you for your interest, stay tuned for future programs and events!

A local wealthy businessman is found murdered during a house party. Can you solve the crime? This year’s annual mayhem event is a 1920’s murder mystery. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments served throughout the evening.

*Advanced registration required*

Mother’s Day Tea

May 10 – 11:30 am and 1:30 pm seatings available
$22+HST per person
Waverley Place (37 Silver Street)

Join us on the porch of Waverley Place historic home for a tea with the special people in your life. We will go rain or shine so please dress for the weather.

*Advanced registration required*

Imagination Station

Saturday mornings starting January 4 – 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Visit ‘ClaringTOWN’ at the Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre for story time and themed crafts. FREE drop-in family/kids program!

P.A. Day Camps

Various dates – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
$40/ per child, per day
Ages 6-12

Stuck for ideas for what to do with what to with the kids on those pesky P.A. Days? Have some fun with us!

March 13 – Medieval Madness
April 24 – Spectacular Science
June 5 – Hogwarts Harry Potter

Multi-child discount and 15% discount for Museum members available.
*Advanced registration required*

March Break Drop-In Days

March 17, 18, 19 – 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Drop into the Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre to play in ClaringTOWN, see our current exhibit, hear a story, and do some special crafts.

All ages welcome. FREE family event!

Annual Teddy Bear Picnic

June 14 – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Waverley Place (37 Silver Street)

Join us for storytime, crafts and games, visit the Teddy Bear Doctor, and play tea party with your furry friend on the porch.

*FREE family event

Strawberry Tea

June 27 – 11:30 am and 1:30 pm seatings available
$22+HST per person
Waverley Place (37 Silver Street)

A delectable afternoon tea on the veranda of Waverley Place. Strawberry themed treats will be served along with your tea.

*Advanced registration required*

Canada Day Celebrations

July 1 – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Waverly Place (37 Silver Street)

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Clarington Museums & Archives has made the difficult decision to cancel the annual Canada Day Celebrations held at Waverly Place.

Please visit our Facebook Events page for the most up-to-date information about our programs & events.

Educational Programs


The Clarington Museums & Archives is pleased to present several educational programs appropriate (and fun) for a variety of ages and subjects!

Please review our educational programs flyer to learn more.


Contact Us

PHONE: 905-623-2734
ADDRESS: 62 Temperance St. Bowmanville, ON, L1C 3A8