What to See & Do

Adventures Guaranteed Every Day at Sherbrooke Village!

Full Schedule of Activities

June 2 to October 14 - Open Daily 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Note: These events are subject to change. 

2019 Premier Experiences To Choose From:

STEP INTO 1867” at Sherbrooke Village and choose your level of experience. You may become an “Explorer” for the day by dressing in period costume, a unique way to experience history for all ages.

Or will you become a “Discoverer”? Dress in period costume and become part of the Sherbrooke Village adventure by being immersed in the life of a local villager in 1867. Will you become the blacksmith’s, potter’s or wood turners apprentice, a farming family, or the jailer’s wife? You may be treated to a Victorian tea and participate in a stewardship to leave your mark on history here at Sherbrooke Village. Explorer and Discoverer packages take place daily from July 2- Oct 13 from 10:30 am – 3 pm. Additional fees apply. Pre-register for these unique experiences at 1-888-743-7845

Tradesman/Artisan for a Day

Interested in learning a traditional trade from yesteryear? Take part in a one-day workshop focusing on one of our original craftspeople in a fun and educational atmosphere. Learn the fine art of blacksmithing, wood turning, print pressing, or pottery from our talented professionals. Produce your very own creation to take home with you. Workshops run on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 am - 4 pm. Cost is $125 + HST per person (materials included). Class sizes are limited to four participants per day and ages range from 9 to 90. Call now and get your Hands-on History at Sherbrooke Village! Pre-register for these unique experiences at 1-888-743-7845 

Courthouse Concert Series

Concerts feature a variety of artists showcasing music from a wide range of genres. They are held Thursday evenings from July 18 to August 15 and on Friday evenings, from August 23 to October 4, offering music from a variety of genres. All concerts start at 7:00 pm at the Sherbrooke Village Courthouse, tickets $10 at the door. 

Treasure Hunts

Search for the museum’s hidden history treasures as you tour the site. The Sherbrooke Village Treasure Hunts add an element of adventure and interaction to a tour of the museum for children and families alike. Those who successfully complete their quest will be rewarded with a bounty from the treasure chest! Register at the Visitor Reception Centre to take part. Stop at the Company Store on the way out to pick up your bounty. Free with general admission. 

Artist in Residency 

Throughout the season there will be a number of artists/crafters on site painting/creating and selling their wares. If you are interested in becoming an Artist in Residence, please contact Jamie Anderson at james.anderson@novascotia.ca for more information.