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Montgomery’s Inn Event Calendar 2019

Recurring Events & Activities

Market Days at Montgomery’s Inn

The market runs every Wednesday, all year, 2 to 6 p.m.
The outdoor Summer Market continues until November 2019. Our unique Farmers’ Market supports local vendors, farmers and producers. It provides a valuable community resource that champions high quality, fresh, healthy local food, including fresh-baked bread from the Inn’s wood-fired oven, local and organic produce, meat, cheese ready-to-eat meals and snacks. Be sure to visit the Inn for food tastings and other activities. Tours are free of charge during Market Days!. Visit our Market page for news and updates.

Teatime at the Inn

Every Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Experience our delicious seasonal menu with a sweet and savoury combo plate with a pot of tea.

Montgomery’s Inn Art Exhibition Series

Winter 2019

  • Community Room (December): “Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol” by Dave Rheaume. The Inn is excited to announce that the annual Christmas Carol exhibit is back! Enjoy this ten-painting series of Dickens’s Victorian Christmas during our holiday events.
  • Briarly Room (To December 27): “Canada’s Canvas” by Katherine Suydam Brown (pictured below). This exhibit shows the diversity and beauty of the Canadian countryside, from the barren north to the romantic and rustic east, the rural peace of central Canada and the vast expanse of the Prairies.

Thirsty Thursdays

Thursdays, January 30, February 27 & March 26 (no event in December), 7 to 10 p.m.
In partnership with the INNovators, the last Thursday of every month is Thirsty Thursday tavern night at the Inn. Enjoy a glass of beer or wine in our restored 1847 barroom or outside on our patio with food and live traditional music by Nicole Craig (August 29).
Admission: Admission: Pay What You Can. Cash bar. Handmade pie: $5. Cash

Fret Not Ukulele Night

Thursdays, January 2, February 6, March 5, 6 to 9 p.m.
On the first Thursday of every month, join us for a fun evening of music and song as Doctor of Music Chris Wilson guides us through ukulele instruction with new and old tunes. Perfect for all skill levels. Bring your own ukulele, some spares available but they go fast! First hour is a chord workshop.
Admission: 7 to 9 p.m.: $15. (6 p.m. chord workshop: Free).

Upcoming Special Events & Activities

A Christmas Carol at Montgomery’s Inn

Tuesday to Sunday, December 17 to 22
7 p.m. (Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun evenings), 8 p.m. (Wed evenings), 2 p.m. (Sat & Sun weekend matinees)
Dickens’ holiday classic A Christmas Carol returns to Montgomery’s Inn. Gather with friends and family as five talented actors armed with a trunk full of storytelling treasures bring to life the timeless tale of greed, ghosts and salvation. Embark on a dramatic journey that will see you travel from Ebenezer Scrooge’s cold bedroom to Fezziwig’s joyful party, the Cratchit’s meagre table and ultimately to a Christmas morning fresh with snow. This charming one-hour performance will warm the hearts of Tiny Tims and Scrooges alike. Enjoy cookies and cider after the performance and take in the exhibition of David Rheaume’s Christmas Carol pictures in the Community Room.
Admission: $25 + HST (adults). $10 + HST (children). Tickets are available online. Advance tickets are required.

Holiday Market

Wednesday, December 18, 2 to 7 p.m.
Join the vendors of the farmers’ market along with special local artisans in this special edition of the Inn’s Wednesday market. Shop for unique gifts while cozying up in front of the Inn’s fireplace, sip mulled cider and buy a gingerbread man from the winter witch!
Admission: Free.

Twelfth Night Christmas Party

Sunday, January 5 , 2 to 11 p.m.
Danceweavers presents a unique immersive event that transports guests into the world of Dickens’s beloved novel A Christmas Carol to experience ancient holiday traditions dating back to Scrooge’s youth and even further: wassail, Twelfth Cake, roasted chestnuts, carolling, seasonal games, fiddle music and dancing at historic Montgomery’s Inn.
Admission: $70 (general, full event). $50 (youth, students & seniors, full event). $40 (event without dancing). Tickets are available through Danceweavers.

Queen Charlotte’s Birthday Ball

Saturday, January 18, 5:30 to 11:30 p.m.
Historical Twist presents this annual recreation of a ball that was organized by the officers of the Garrison at York (Fort York) in January 1817, including a Georgian dinner served by liveried servants.
Admission: $85. Tickets are available through Historical Twist. 519-939-8116.