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The Annual Strawberry Social

Date: June 25th, 2017

It is that beautiful time of year once again when members of the community and tourists gather at Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village for the annual Strawberry Social event. This year the event will be held on Sunday June 25th between 11:30 and 2:30 PM at the museum which is conveniently located at 1032 Pembroke St. E, across from the Pembroke Mall.

          The event features a generous serving of locally-grown strawberries by McGregors Produce which are accompanied by ice cream and cake. Entertainers for the afternoon include local musicians Gillan Rutz, Jory Turcotte and the Pembroke Oldtime Fiddle Club. This event is also the public opening of “the Life and Legacy of Sir Arthur Currie” Exhibit, on display from June 20th to September 9th. There will also be heritage demonstrations which include blacksmithing, spinning, weaving etc.  The Pembroke Antique Car Club will be displaying their historic vehicles for the public as well.  Overall, it will be a great day with plenty of entertainment for the whole family!

          Admission is $10.00 per person. Ottawa Valley Historical Society members are $8.00 per person along with children under 9 who will be able to attend for $4.00 per person. Tickets can be purchased in advance from the museum office or at the event. Parking will be available at the museum, in our back field via Alfred Street, and also at the Pembroke Mall.

          So, get the word out to family and friends: on Sunday June 25th, The Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village will be the place to be! The Strawberry Social will be serving up history, entertainment and of course delicious, strawberries! If you have any further questions feel free to contact the museum at 613-735-0517, check out our website, or find us on Facebook.

          The Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village is the largest Museum in Renfrew County with more than 10,000 artifacts among its collection.  Located in Pembroke, the Museum is owned and operated by the Ottawa Valley Historical Society and is funding by the municipalities of Pembroke and Laurentian Valley.


1032 Pembroke St East
Pembroke, Ontario, Canada


Angela Siebarth