Announcements

Feast at the Forge

posted Sep 4, 2017, 11:06 AM by Sally Martyn

Our annual historical re-enactment dinner will be held Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 6:30 at the Forge & Anvil Museum. The food and entertainment this year will feature 1918. The cost is $50 and tickets are selling fast. Call 519-775-2292 for tickets or more information.

Christmas Crafters Sale

posted Sep 4, 2017, 11:02 AM by Sally Martyn

Saturday, December 2 there will be a crafters sale at the Sparta Community Hall. Come out and find some unique gifts. The sale will run all day and further details will come soon.

Art Show of Connie Greger's Work

posted Feb 6, 2016, 1:53 PM by Sally Martyn   [ updated Sep 4, 2017, 10:51 AM ]

Friday, September 22 from 6:30 to 9:00, Connie will be sharing her most recent works featuring barns in the area. Her most recent works will be for sale and all the proceeds from the sale go to the Sparta & District Historical Society and the Talbot Teen Centre. Please join us and support this great local artist at the Sparta Church Museum.

War of 1812 and UEL Sign Unveiling

posted Feb 6, 2016, 1:51 PM by Sally Martyn   [ updated Sep 4, 2017, 10:56 AM ]

Our War of 1812 honouring of more veterans with plaques and a ceremony will be held on Saturday, September 23. We will start at the Sparta South Cemetery honouring two veterans of the War of 1812 and then move to the Seminary Cemetery where we will honour several new veterans as well as unveil the United Empire Loyalist Buring Ground sign. Re-enacters will help us with the ceremony. All are welcome to join us.To read all about the ones we already honoured visit the Forge & Anvil Museum.

Museums

posted Feb 6, 2016, 1:40 PM by Sally Martyn   [ updated Sep 4, 2017, 10:59 AM ]

Check out our two museums. The Forge & Anvil is open weekends from 11:00 to 4:30 and features artifacts from the Sparta area. We will have a special Canada 150 display on transportation in 1867 in Sparta. The Church Museum will look at pioneer life through the eyes of a child as well as A Woman's Work is Never Done. It is open Friday's, Saturdays, Sunday's and holidays till Thanksgiving.

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