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2019 Calendar of Events

 

The Leaskdale Manse is wheelchair accessible on the first floor only. The Historic Leaskdale Church, home to our luncheon teas and Gift Shop, is now wheelchair accessible on both floors thanks to the installation of our new elevator in the Summer of 2018 

 

A Harvest of Paintings – Historic Leaskdale Church

 

August 24 through September 2 – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Opening Reception August 24 @ 3:00 pm. Refreshments will be served.

Allan McGillivray unveils 50 years of paintings: local landscapes, historical scenes, buildings from our rural past. Come and meet the artist and appreciate his celebration of the rich history of our community.

 

High Tea with Lucy Maud Montgomery – Y.D.H.R. Uxbridge

 

September 8

LMMSO is partnering with York-Durham Heritage Railway to provide an enjoyable tea during an excursion from Uxbridge to Stouffville. It was at this same Uxbridge station where Maud arrived in September 1911 and from which she often took the train through Stouffville to Toronto. Tickets are priced at $58.99. For more information and to purchase tickets, please CLICK HERE 

LMM Day – Historic Leaskdale Church

 

October 26

Celebrating “25 Years and More: A History of the LMMSO” with special keynote speaker, Dr. Mary Rubio.

Our 2019 celebration includes our “Nod to Maud” Cocktail Party! This Leaskdale segment of The Book Drunkard Literary Festival, features Terry Fallis, Jessica Westmead, Farah Heron and Marissa Stapley, best-selling author of three novels which have been published around the world and translated into eight languages! To order tickets online for this event, please CLICK HERE

Maud’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Concert

 

November 23

The Historic Leaskdale Church plays host to Maud’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Concert. Celebrate local talent while anticipating a visit from Santa! Admission is by donation.

Annual Christmas Church service

 

December 8 

The Lucy Maud Montgomery Society of Ontario invites you to our annual Community Church service at the Historic Leaskdale Church.

Discover L. M. Montgomery’s Life in Leaskdale

  

 

Take a journey back in time to The Leaskdale Manse and Historic Leaskdale Church.  Discover, nestled in our scenic garden, the only full-size bronze statue of Canada’s beloved author. Gain insight into Maud’s life with a historic video before walking in her footsteps on a guided tour through the church where her husband preached and the lovingly restored manse where she lived and wrote. After a photo-op in the garden beside the statue, enjoy tea and scones in our interpretive centre before perusing the gift shop for a book or two.

 

 

Summer Season – Open everyday July thru Labour Day 10:00 – 4:00

TEA & TOURS:

Tour only: $7 per Adult, Children under 12 free

Tea & Tour: $12.00 per person

3 Course Lunch & Tour: $20.00 p/person (Groups over 12)

CONTACT US  if you would like to book a visit or have any questions regarding tours or special events at our site!

Bus Tours and Group Tours are always welcome – please call and book in advance at 905-862-0808

 

Tours are available September thru May by appointment only

Off-season Tours & Bookings, please call:

Melanie Whitfield  705-228-8155

Tess Dempster 905-852-6515

Barb Pratt  905-852-3517

Directions to the site:  

From Highway 404:  East on Bloomington Rd. to Uxbridge. North on Main St. to Leaskdale (follow the in-town signs)

From Highway 401:  North on Highway 23 (Lakeridge Rd.) to Durham Rd. 13 (Leaskdale Rd.) West to Leaskdale

 

 

I cannot remember the time when I was not writing, or when I did not mean to be an author image

 

~ Lucy Maud Montgomery

 
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