Special Events


Museum Events

'A Haunted Evening at the Hastings Mill Store Museum' 

Saturday Oct. 28th, 7:00pm - 9:00pm  

Halloween fundraiser event delving into the history of our building, and co-hosted by the paranormal investigation team, Vancouver Supernatural, who will provide a closer look at the equipment and techniques used in their field. With previous sessions yielding interesting evidence in our museum, there's no telling what more there will be to find!

Refreshments served.

*Tickets are $20 with all proceeds going to museum upkeep.


'Music at the Museum: The Lazy Jacks Sea Shanty Crew with Doug the Fiddler and Friends'

Sunday Nov. 26th, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Singalong traditional early sea shanties from 1-2pm, followed by a fiddle jam session upstairs from 2-4pm. 

Refreshments served.

*Admission by donation.


'Book Launch - Emily Patterson: The Heroic Life of a Milltown Nurse'

Saturday Dec. 9th, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Together with Ronsdale Press, Native Daughter and Vancouver author, Lisa Anne Smith, hosts the official launch of her new book detailing the life and heroism of Emily Patterson, first nurse in the Vancouver region.

*More details TBA.


'Music at the Museum: Bergamasca Ensemble'

Saturday Dec. 23, 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Celebrate the holiday season at Old Hastings Mill Store Museum in fine style with the Bergamasca Renaissance and Baroque ensemble playing seasonal music on vintage and contemporary instruments.

Tea and sweets served.

*Entry by donation.