Upcoming Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Koch Exhibition Opening January 14, 2-4pm

See life in the trenches of World War I through the eyes of German Typographer, Rudolf Koch. This exhibition will feature sketches of everyday life in the trenches, on loan from the Klingspor Museum in Offenbach, Germany. Opening reception is January 14th and the exhibition will run until the end of April.

Family Day February 12, 10am-2pm

Join us at the Port Moody Station Museum for this fun ‘working on the railroad’ Family Day event. Make your own conductor hat, hammer your name into the train tracks and participate in a spike hammering activity.

Trench Talk- March 18, The Flu Pandemic during the Great War, 2 pm

Ivan Sayers Fashion Show March 4, 2pm Buy your ticket now at the Museum

Enjoy a glimpse into the past with this live fashion show, produced and narrated by fashion historian Ivan Sayers. Event is by RSVP only – check back here at the Museum website or Facebook page closer to the event to find out ticket release date.

Easter Event April 1, 10am-2pm

Come with your family to this popular Easter event and enjoy many different fun Easter activities, including a marble hunt, face painting, and Easter basket making. Kids can also take a picture with the Easter bunny, try the Duck chute, and make their own bunny ears. Event runs rain or shine!

 

Vimy Ridge Commemoration April 8, 12-4pm

Join us for this event to commemorate the anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge. This event is dedicated to a part of Canada’s history which was crucial in bringing the country onto the world stage. The battle of Vimy Ridge was a turning point in the Great War.

Great War Talk: Mysteries of the War May 6 2pm

Mother’s Day Tea on the Venosta May 13

Join us for this popular Mother’s Day event. Climb aboard our 1921 passenger train car, the Venosta, and enjoy tea, fruit and baked goods. Event is by RSVP only – check back here at the Museum website or Facebook page closer to the event to find out ticket release date.

Great War Talk June 3 Army travels on its stomach 2pm

National Indigenous Peoples Day June 17, 1-5pm

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day by joining special guest Tsawaysia Spukwus (Alice Guss) in a wool weaving workshop. Make your own weaving project and learn about how the Indigenous peoples made clothing from natural resources prior to European contact.

Newfie Kitchen Party June 24, Beaumont Hamel 3pm, 4-8pm

come experience a traditional East Coast style lobster dinner, without leaving the West Coast! Enjoy a delicious lobster and potato dinner, as well as traditional maritime music and dancing. Beers from local breweries will be available for purchase. Come out and have some fun at this popular community event! Event is by RSVP only – check back here at the Museum website or Facebook page closer to the event to find out ticket release date.

Opening Exhibit, British Columbia’s War  1914-1918  with Beaumont Hamel talk- July 1 

Great War Talk: Animals in the Great War July 22

Learn about the important roles animals took in the Great War and how they were trained to do their jobs.

Great War Talk : Rare Night Attack by all Canadian Divisions-  August 26

As a continuation of the popular Great War trench reenactment series, watch this re-creation of a night attack by Canadian soldiers as it would have been done during World War I.

IOCO GHOST TOWN DAYS FESTIVAL

Ioco Ghost Walk September 22, 5-8 pm

Enjoy a tour of the Ioco townsite and learn more about the history of Ioco. Experience this historic town with a ghost walk of the townsite with a former Ioco resident. Event is by RSVP only – check back here at the Museum website or Facebook page closer to the event to find out ticket release date.

Ioco Ghost Town Day   September 23, 12-4 pm

Come down to the Ioco townsite to enjoy this very popular, annual festival. Enjoy 20+ local vendors and community organizations’ displays as well as live music and entertainment, food trucks, guided trolley tours of the townsite and more! Kids will also have a great time with many different games and activities, including pony rides. The Ioco Ghost Town Days festival is a favourite among Port Moody residents and a great way to spend time with family and friends out in the community.

Venosta Radio Show September 30, 3pm

Join us for the Venosta Radio Show as we take you back to the days before television when families would father around the radio to be entertained by stories, ads, and music. Enjoy a free behind-the-scenes look at how a 1920’s radio show was executed. Performed by the Expect Theatre. Event is by RSVP only – check back here at the Museum website or Facebook page closer to the event to find out ticket release date.

Great War Talk: The 100 Days Campaign September 29

Learn about the campaign that spanned from August 8, 1818 until the end of the Great War on November 11, 1918, that became known as ‘The Hundred Days’. The talk will be presented by historian and museum volunteer John Goheen.

Pro-D Day with Teachers  Register Now, Oct 19

 

Join us for 11 days of Remembrance- November 1-11

Events to be announced

 

Great War Talk: How we Remember, Nov 4, 2 pm

National Aboriginal Veteran’s Day November 8

Great War Talk: Armistice November 10, 6pm with Candlelight to follow 8pm

Learn about the armistice of November 11th which ended the fighting on the Western Front. 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice of Compiègne and end of the First World War.

Join us at the Port Moody Station Museum to commemorate those who fought for our country. Each guest will get a tribute candle. After the candles are it, guests will proceed to the McKnight Centennial Trench where there will be a short program in honor of Remembrance Day.

Christmas Tea on the Venosta December 9, 16

Celebrate the holidays with the Port Moody Station Museum by climbing aboard our 1920s passenger train car, the Venosta, while it is decorated for the season. Enjoy tea, hot chocolate, and delicious baked foods while listening to Christmas music and spending time with friends and family. Event is by RSVP only – check back here at the Museum website or Facebook page closer to the event to find out ticket release date.

As a non profit Museum managed by the Port Moody Heritage Society each event is a major fundraiser for us.

 All proceeds go to support the operating cost of the Port Moody Heritage Society that runs and manages the Port Moody Station Museum.

Your support ensures we can continue to offer these wonderful community events, that support heritage.

If you would like to volunteer your time, be a sponsor, become a member or make a donation, please call or email.

Thank you for your support!