Sombra Museum Cultural Centre


Upcoming Events

Lawn Concert

Sunday, July 3, 7pm

Lord Selkirk History Faire

Saturday & Sunday, Aug 27-28  at MacDonald Park

Annual Blueberry Social

Sunday, Aug 7, 1-4pm

Harvest Tea

T.B.A, 1pm

Lecture Series

Last Tuesday of the month at 7pm.

Sept 27, 2016: Lambton OPP, Sombra Attachment

Phil Bezaire will be doing a presentation on hes career as a Lambton OPP officer when he started in1970 at the Sombra Attachment

 Oct 25, 2016: Writing For Children

Author Ann Towell will discuss her work and the process of writing for children. Her latest novel 'Grease Town' won a Nautilus Award and was short-listed for the Ruth anf Sylvia Shwartz Award. She ia a member of the Writer's Union of Canada. 

Nov 29, 2016: Bluewater Raptor Rehabilitation Center

A discussion to educate the general public as to the appreciation and usefull role of predator birds in the ecological system and reinforce their need for protection.

Feb. 28, 2017: Greg Henry

Greg Henry went from on eof the best to the top fiddler in the country when he won the 2015 Canadian Grand masters fiddling champinoship in Moncton. Greg will talk about how he got interested in fiddle music and play us some tunes.

Mar 28, 2017: Anticipation and Disappointment: WWII Return Mail

Most World War II mail reached the intended destination; however, considerable amounts of mail were returned to the sender causing despair and disappointment. this presentation by Michael Deery examines why mail was returned using actual correspondence.

Apr 25, 2017: From Dream to Reality- The Trial and Tribulations of Building a Wooden Boat

It took 26 years, but Jeff Horley built his 38-foot wooden sailboat complete with Jacuzzi tub, stained-glass windows and room for 6 to sleep. Jeff will speak on his triumphs and dilemmas while building his dream boat.