Events & Rentals

*2020 events tba*

(Listed below are 2019 events)

June 22- July 6

Bottle Drive

Help us raise money by donating your bottles! They can be dropped off to the museum during operating hours.

June 27 6pm

Garden Party

Live music, food, & games - fun for the whole family! Opening of Hillsborough Homecoming Days at 6:30pm. Ticket prices listed at event.

June 28 11am

Superhero & Princess Tea

All ages welcome, costumes encouraged. Snack & refreshments provided. Tickets are $5 per person.

June 28 7pm

Show & Tell

Bring an interesting or historical object and share its story.

Hosted by Lois Snider. 

July 1 9:30-5

Canada Day

Celebrate Canada's birthday with free cake, tours, & refreshments. Learn about Canadian Confederation.

July 13 2pm

Plant Nite

Make your own custom terrarium. Registration ends June 29. All materials provided. $60 per person.

July 20 2pm

Butter Making

Learn how to make your own butter. You will make 3/4 of a cup of butter. All materials provided. $15 per person.

August 3

Duck Derby

Adopt a duck & watch the live stream of their race of social media. $5 per duck. Race winner prize is 10% of sales. 

August 5 2pm

New Brunswick Day

Villager scavenger hunt with teams of 2-4. Prize for winning team. $5 per person.

August 17 2pm

Soap Making

This workshop is hosted by Up Hill Farms Soapery. All materials provided. $40 per person.

August 31 2pm

Ice Cream Social

Join us for our end of summer celebration with a make your own sundae bar. $5 per person.

Fall TBA

Chili Lunch

Lunch includes a bowl of chili, a roll or biscuit, refreshments and apple crisp. Takeout available. $8 per meal.

We encourage taking photos. Use #steeveshousemuseum on your social media posts. 

Donations are always welcome at events.

More events and specific dates and times TBA

Hosting an event and need a location?
Rent the Steeves House Museum!
See below for details and contact us to reserve your space.

Rent our Facilities


Our 'Egypt Room' is available for rent for $75/day or $15/hour.

For an additional $25/day or $5/hour you can rent also our grounds.


The Egypt Room is 17 x 33 ft and is wheelchair accessible. 


Our grounds are quite large with a back and a side yard. 


Our facilities are perfect for weddings, receptions, parties, fundraising events, wedding and baby showers, meetings, club activities, and more.


For re-occurring events, like meetings and club activities, contact us for deals.


Your rental will include:

  • Use of the Egypt Room, the 2 washrooms, & the kitchen

  • Use of tables & chairs (setup by us upon request)

  • Use of dishes & cutlery

  • Tea & coffee service

  • Clean up of room and dishes by us

You will be responsible for decorating and taking down decorations - please use tape or sticky-tac for your wall decorations (no thumb tacks or nails). 48-hours will be required for a full refund in the event of cancellation

Wedding Packages

  • All day use of Egypt Room, kitchen 3 washrooms, grounds, and access to the rest of the house.

  • Use of tables & chairs (setup upon request)

  • Use of dishes & cutlery

  • Tea & coffee service

  • Clean up of room and dishes by us

  • Removal of objects from the Egypt Room by us

  • Rearranging of objects in the house by us

  • Aid from the Administrator

  • If summer, aid from summer employees

  • All of this for $225 or $300 for 2 or 3 days to allow for set-up and clean-up.


We are partnered with Cheers Catering. If you would like catering for your wedding please contact them for a quote.

Photography packages available upon request.

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