conference 2019 social events

Event Schedule

May 8, 2019

Breakfast Tour of Lennox and Addington Museum and Archives

9:30am to 11:00am

Drop by and see the renovated archives space at the Lennox and Addington County Museum and Archives. Enjoy treats from Ellena's CafĂ© and a tour of the Archival collection. Tour starts at 9:30am followed by refreshments.

If you are planning to drive to this event and are willing to take others along for the ride, please add your name to our carpooling spreadsheet. If you need a ride, check the spreadsheet and add your name as a passenger if a space is available.

Cost: free. 

Meet at the Lennox and Addington Museum and Archives, 97 Thomas Street East, Napanee, Ontario [Map


Guided tour of Glanmore National Historic Site

3:00-4:30pm

Glanmore National Historic Site was built in 1882-1883 for wealthy banker J.P.C. Phillips (1842-1912) and his wife Harriet Dougall Phillips (1839-1915). The grand interior features beautiful hand-painted ceilings and ornate woodwork. Many of Glanmore’s rooms have been restored to their 1890s appearance.  They feature period room displays containing some original furnishings as well as beautiful objects from the Couldery Collection.

Cost: free.

Meet at Glanmore, 257 Bridge Street East, Belleville, Ontario. The #1 bus from the Belleville Transit Terminal stops outside the museum. [Map]

Graveyards and Gallows walking tour of historic Picton

3:00-4:30pm

Discover Picton's early history through a visit to the grounds of Rev. William Macaulay, and the town's impressive Courthouse, which was the site of an infamous double hanging in 1884.

Cost: free.

If you are planning to drive to this event and are willing to take others along for the ride, please add your name to our carpooling spreadsheet. If you need a ride, check the spreadsheet and add your name as a passenger if a space is available.

Meet at Macaulay Heritage Park, 35 Church Street, Picton, Ontario. [Map]

First Timers Reception

5:00-6:00pm

Meet fellow first-time delegates and members of the AAO Board at a reception just for you, hosted by the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County. Take the opportunity to tour this facility, which opened in 2016 inside the Belleville Public Library.

Cost: free.

Meet at the Community Archives, 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville, Ontario. The #7 bus from Loyalist goes to the Belleville Transit Terminal at 165 Pinnacle Street. From Country Inn and Suites, take the #5 or #8 bus south to downtown. The Travelodge is a 20-minute walk. [Map]

Opening Reception

6:00-8:00pm

Meet up with other delegates at the John M. Parrott Art Gallery on the third floor of the Belleville Public Library for the official opening of the 2019 AAO Conference, refreshments, and tours of the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County.

Cost: free.

Meet at the John M. Parrott Art Gallery, 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville, Ontario. The #7 bus from Loyalist goes to the Belleville Transit Terminal at 165 Pinnacle Street. From Country Inn and Suites, take the #5 or #8 bus south to downtown. The Travelodge is a 20-minute walk. [Map]

May 9, 2019

Conference Banquet

7:00-10:00pm

The Conference Banquet will be held at Henry’s Place, on the site of the former Corby’s Distillery in Corbyville, just north of Belleville. Take a tour of the Signal Brewery, built in a restored distillery building, and enjoy a delicious dinner at Henry’s Place, on the banks of the beautiful Moira River. A bus will pick up delegates from the three conference hotels.

Cost: $60 (Register)

Location: Signal Brewery and Henry's Place, 86 & 79 River Road, Corbyville


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Address: 411 Richmond Street East, Suite 200, Toronto, ON M5A 3S5

Phone: 647-343-3334 | Email: aao@aao-archivists.ca

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