Events & Programs





Sunday Dec 16

December 16, 2018
1:00PM - 4:00PM
Family
Come to The Rooms for some holiday family fun. Get inspiration for your Christmas shopping with some of the traditional holiday toys in our museum collection while watching wood turner David Press hand-craft wooden spin tops. Then, make your own Purity candy themed Christmas tree ornament, and don't forget to get a selfie with the Maple Leaf Bologna Big Stick!
December 16, 2018
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Theatre
The Sights Before Christmas explores the fantasy world of Bernadette Doyle, a young child who is determined to stay awake all night so she will not miss one second of Christmas magic. Written and performed by Beni Malone, featuring Susan Jarvis as Bernadette. Don't miss this thrilling romp that celebrates a child's wonder in the magic of Christmas.
December 16, 2018
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Music
Currently in its twelfth season, the Choir is comprised of Stella's Circle participants, staff, and volunteers. The choir has taken the stage for close to 120 performances, thriving under the dedicated direction of volunteer Helen Murphy. The non-audition choir increases social connections for the members and for some, it is a step towards engaging in other community activities. Singing as a group and sharing messages of social justice is empowering for the 35 plus members.

Tuesday Dec 18

December 18, 2018
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Family
Bring your tot along every Tuesday and join us for Big Fun. The program - designed for children aged 2-4 years - features stories, songs, puppets, games and crafts for tots and their guardian. Afterward, head upstairs to The Rooms Café for a complimentary tea or coffee and a chance to visit with other adults.

Wednesday Dec 19

December 19, 2018
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Art
There is a long tradition of embroidering samplers in Newfoundland and Labrador. Join Anne Rowlands as she explains just what they are, what we can learn from them and see for yourself some of the fine ?samples? from The Rooms Museum collection.

Thursday Dec 20

December 20, 2018
2:30PM - 3:30PM
Fruit cake, syrup, cookies and traditional pudding are food very connected to the holidays in Newfoundland and Labrador. Come and have your Christmas to celebrate the season. The afternoon will feature one of our favourite Christmas Land and Sea episodes, The Mummers Show, featuring the music of Simani.