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
January 23 through March 28 – 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
(Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays only)
$30+HST per person | For groups of 4-8 participants
Waverley Place

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*

Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner at Waverley Place
February 14 – 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm seating times
$45+HST per person
Waverley Place

Candlelit romance in the parlour of Waverley Place is a wonderful way to spend your Valentine’s Day. We will be hosting an intimate three-course dinner in our Edwardian home.

*Advanced registration required*

Bookmark Cross-stitch Workshop
February 29 – 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
30+HST per person
Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre

Have you ever tried cross-stitching? We will use this easy to learn and do needle-craft to create fun bookmarks. Workshop includes all materials and light refreshments.

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!

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. Or, contact our program coordinator Amy Barron at or (905) 623-2734.

Contact Us

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