Events

Volunteer Appreciation

Mennonite Heritage Village 231 PTH 12 N, Steinbach, Manitoba

If you have volunteered at MHV this year, you are invited to attend. No formal invitations will be mailed or emailed.

An Evening With The Authors

Please plan to join us on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 for a wonderful evening of reflection and insight into the three books we will be featuring as part of our Evening With The Authors. We will begin promptly at 7 pm in the Main Auditorium. Grandma’s Garden by Marilyn Dueck is a delightful little book about

Win a Trip…and help replace the Village roof!

The Mennonite Heritage Village Canada is the home of more than 16,000 exhibits and artifacts. Our roof has been leaking and we are seeking support from the local community and interested parties from afar. We are once again hosting a raffle but the proceeds from this year’s ticket sales will help us to replace our

Voices of Conscience

Grand Opening on November 10th, with FREE Faspa meal at 5 pm.

An Evening With The Authors

MHV/Village Books & Gifts are kicking off the new year with yet another great evening of literature and reflection. Please join us on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 7 pm, with special guests, Mayor Earl Funk, Authors Andrea Thiessen, Dennis Fast, Dr. Arden Thiessen, and Ralph Friesen. The Blumenort Children's Choir will also make an

MHV Winterfest 2020

MHV is hosting its annual WINTERFEST on Saturday,  February 15, 2020, from 9 am to 5 pm! This will be a jam-packed day with lots of activities for the whole family, AND IT IS FREE ADMISSION.  Hot dogs, soup, and hot chocolate will be available for purchase, as will a Faspa Menu - buns, homemade

Stories with Sush

Jr Bear Greatest Gift https://youtu.be/XB9MUqZwDfs Goose in Boots https://youtu.be/KmTdu38rtpc Magic at the Museum https://youtu.be/XXkI21xaSKk Tomato & Housebarn https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0ukBbAACoM Hurray For Cows https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMAd-jiSQmM Links to free activity pages below... Coloring Sush Word Puzzle Jr Bear Greatest Gift Goose in Boots Jane Heinrichs Color Tomato & Housebarn Hurray for Cows    

Outdoor Grounds Open

Mennonite Heritage Village 231 PTH 12 N, Steinbach, Manitoba

Village grounds and Livery Barn Restaurant reopen on May 1, 2020

Manitoba Day

  Manitoba Day is May 12th Manitoba Day History The Manitoba Act, which created the Province of Manitoba, was given Royal Assent on May 12, 1870. This paved the way for the proclamation on July 15, 1870. On May 12, 1966 Manitoba’s official flag was dedicated and unfurled for the first time. In 1986, May

Virtual AGM 2020

Virtual AGM Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 7:30 pm   Dear MHV Members, We invite you to a special first-ever Zoom virtual AGM this Tuesday at 7:30 pm. To download the AGM Report booklet see link at the bottom of this page. It is open to the public, but please log in with your real name

Stories from the Windmill

Part One https://youtu.be/imC7uN3X5hA   Part Two https://youtu.be/XCO9cbG-UiI   Part Three https://youtu.be/qJ9bMuRUKko Part Four https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1pttNzYeNM Part Five   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOb_eVAbik4

Virtual Spring Gala Tickets

    MHV’s Virtual Spring Gala Fundraiser - June 24, 2020 7:30 pm A virtual grand-opening of “MCC 100 Years,” with special guests. Learn about MCC’s century of relief, development, and peace and see the exhibit before the public does. Tickets $25.00 To purchase virtual tickets call the MHV office at 204-326-9661 or purchase HERE 

Tractor Trek 2020

S A T U R D A Y , J U N E 13 , 2 0 20 All funds raised go to support Mennonite Heritage Village and the mental health services of Eden Health Care Services. Tax deductible receipts available. Access documents below: Registration Form 2020 Pledge Sheet    Online Payment Options: TT Pledge

Family Day Camps

  The Mennonite Heritage Village is excited to host several  "family day" events! Register your family for one of the dates below and experience what life was like as a pioneer: June 16th, 18th, 23rd, 25th or 27th To register your family email education02@mhv.ca or call 204-326-9661 ext 225

MCC 100 Years – Exhibit

  Celebrate a century of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) with Mennonite Heritage Village’s exhibit *MCC 100 Years*. 2020 marks the centennial anniversary of MCC, a non-profit charity established in 1920 with the purpose of providing humanitarian relief to Mennonites experiencing famine, violence, and war in the former Soviet Union. Since its inception, MCC has expanded

Demonstration Days in September

Saturday Pioneer Demonstration Days.  Regular admission rates apply. Final Saturday of the 2020 Season: September 19 Join us from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon and from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm as the grounds come alive with old-time demonstrations. PORK AUCTION: 1:30 pm (Steamer Shelter) Wheel Wright Demonstration -10:00 am (by Black Smith Shop) Other

MHV Auxiliary Rollkuchen Fundraiser

MHV Auxiliary are making fresh rollkuchen from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm during the MHV Demonstration Days: August 29 * NEW - Pre-order rollkuchen by the dozen for take home. Please call 204-326-9661 by 5:00 pm the Friday before the date you want to pick up your order. Orders will be ready by 1:00 pm

Pioneer Day Junior Camp

NEW -  Just Added an additional Pioneer Day Camp July 20 - 24 (ages 5 - 12)

Thursday Nights “Rhubarb Jam”

Join us for "Wings'n Things" in the Livery Barn Restaurant from 4 pm until 7 pm, with live music "Rhubarb Jam" until 7:30 pm. Try something new or order a traditional favorite. Admission: Bring a tin for the bin or cash donation in support of our local food bank Southeast Helping Hands.   

Auxiliary Quilt Raffle

Our annual quilt raffle is a favorite fundraiser here at MHV.  Tickets are $5 each or three for $10.  You have the chance to win an amazing handcrafted quilt. Draw date: Monday August 3rd 4:00 pm at Mennonite Heritage Village Purchase your tickets online: Click here Size: 88” x 88”  value $1000.00 Lottery licence #2018M

Farm to You Harvest Fundraising Event

  You’re Invited! Mennonite Heritage Village’s Farm to You Harvest Fundraising Event Each Farm to You guest will receive a traditional Mennonite meal kit filled with local ingredients and complete with simple instructions on how to prepare the food delivered to your door. Each ticket will also include a copy of A Collected History: Mennonite

Christmas in the Village Market

Join us for our annual MHV Christmas in the Village Christmas Market being held on Saturday, October 31, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.    Admission: Bring an unwrapped toy or non-perishable food item or a cash donation in support of Steinbach's Community Christmas.  Enjoy a hot lunch and the variety of merchandise being offered by

Peace Committee Kickstarter

Join us as we raise funds to construct our new Dirk Willems Peace Garden. Click on the below link and make a difference today. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dirkwillems/the-dirk-willems-peace-garden  

Peace Sunday Online

  We are going to be broadcasting a program on Sunday, November 8th as a commemoration of Peace Sunday. Featured will be a conversation with Wilma Derksen sharing about how her Mennonite peace upbringing prepared her to deal with the murder of her daughter Candace. She will also talk about her recent book release: Dispelling the

Mennonite Village Photography

In response to the new Southern Health COVID restrictions that come into effect Monday, November 9, 2020, MHV has cancelled this event.   To purchase your copy of the new book "Mennonite Village Photography", a collaborative effort put together by the Mennonite Historic Arts Committee (MHAC); Susie Fisher, PhD, Curator Gallery in the Park; Andrea Klassen,

Mennonites at War: Virtual Tour with Tourmagination

Mennonites have a long-standing history of meeting violence with non-resistance. However, this main response to violence and war has been tested, and even discarded, at numerous points over their five hundred-year history. Join Senior Curator Andrea Klassen for a preview of Mennonite Heritage Village’s 2021 exhibit Mennonites at War, highlighting artefacts from the museum’s collection.

Free

Wanted! General Store Artisans for 2021 Season

The MHV General Store located in the outdoor village, is looking for more local artisans for the 2021 season. To find out more and request an application, contact MHV today.   The General Store The General Store was common on the prairies, selling and trading a wide variety of goods from harnesses to sewing needles. 

Mennonite Heritage Village at Home

We are bringing the museum into your living room through a series of videos called Mennonite Heritage Village at Home. Each week we will be bringing you stories, songs, and whole bunch more. We are going to be offering a special show each week for just the kids. Follow the link below for all the

Free

Annual General Meeting

Once again the Annual General Meeting for the Mennonite Heritage Village will be conducted online. Everyone is invited and welcome to join the AGM, however, only members will be allowed to vote during the meeting. For verification purposes members should use their real names as their screen names. If you have any issues joining the

The Uyghur Genocide in Xinjiang, China Panel Discussion.

April is Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month. Join the virtual event in partnership with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and participate in a live discussion about the genocide committed by China’s government against the Uyghurs and other predominantly Muslim minorities in the northwestern Xinjiang region. The program will be held online via Zoom.

Free

MHV Season Opener Auxiliary Drive-Thru Perogy Fundraiser

Mennonite Heritage Village 231 PTH 12 N, Steinbach, Manitoba

Help Mennonite Heritage Village kick-off the summer season with a drive-thru perogy dinner put on by the MHV Auxiliary. Meals are $15 each.  Each meal will consist of 4 cottage cheese perogies, 2 pieces of farmer sausage, hot vegetables, coleslaw, and a dessert. This is a hearty traditional meal made with plenty of dairy, eggs,

Manitoba Day Celebration

Mennonite Heritage Village 231 PTH 12 N, Steinbach, Manitoba

  Manitoba Day is officially May 12th Manitoba Day History The Manitoba Act, which created the Province of Manitoba, was given Royal Assent on May 12, 1870. This paved the way for the proclamation on July 15, 1870. On May 12, 1966 Manitoba’s official flag was dedicated and unfurled for the first time. In 1986,

Mennonites at War Speaker Series – Hans Werner

"Hard Decisions: Mennonite Response to War" - Hans Werner Born in Saskatchewan to immigrant parents who came to Canada after World War II, Hans Werner brings a depth of knowledge to the intersection of Mennonites and War. Hans' years of instruction and leadership with the University of Winnipeg and the D.F. Plett Foundation will help

Roll Kuchen Fundraiser

Celebrate Canada Day with some fresh Roll Kuchen made by the MHV Auxiliary. At $10/dozen you can save the work and get them made for you for pick up on Canada Day. Pick up will be from noon - 4:30pm on July 1. Place your order by calling 204-326-9661.

Pioneer Day Camp Week 1

Come experience pioneer Mennonite life with a week at the Mennonite Heritage Village. Our education staff are excited to provide a fun, safe and experiential week of crafts, baking, making tools, gardening, games and much more. All the day camps run from 10am to 4pm during the week. Week 1 will host children ages 5-7.

Pioneer Day Camp Week 2

Come experience pioneer Mennonite life with a week at the Mennonite Heritage Village. Our education staff are excited to provide a fun, safe and experiential week of crafts, baking, making tools, gardening, games and much more. All the day camps run from 10am to 4pm during the week. Week 2 will host children ages 8-10.

Mennonites at War Speaker Series: Migrants

Guest Speaker: Dr. Aileen Friesen Aileen Friesen is an assistant professor and co-director for the Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg. She is also the executive director of the D. F. Plett Historical Research Foundation. Theme: Migrants Title: Revisiting the Mythologies: Russian Military Service and Mennonite Migration This session will focus

Saturday Pioneer Demonstrations

This Saturday we are offering pioneer demonstration days. Every Saturday from now until the end of August we will be having demonstrations on the grounds, waffles with vanilla sauce at the short order booth along with barrel train rides and horse drawn wagon rides. The General Store with its local artisans and candy will be

MHV Auxiliary Rollkuchen Sale

On Saturday, July 31st, MHV Auxiliary is selling fresh Rollkuchen by the dozen. Call 204-326-9661 to pre-order. Pick-up is 11am - 3pm on the 31st. Cost: $10/dozen

Saturday Pioneer Demonstrations

This Saturday we are offering pioneer demonstration days. Every Saturday from now until the end of August we will be having demonstrations on the grounds, waffles with vanilla sauce at the short order booth along with barrel train rides and horse drawn wagon rides. The General Store with its local artisans and candy will be

Pioneer Day Camp Week 3

Come experience pioneer Mennonite life with a week at the Mennonite Heritage Village. Our education staff are excited to provide a fun, safe and experiential week of crafts, baking, making tools, gardening, games and much more. All the day camps run from 10am to 4pm during the week. Week 3 will host children ages 7-11.

Rhubarb Jam

Rhubarb Jam is back! Bring your voice/instrument to join in the fun or just come to listen. The music begins at 6:30pm and goes until 8pm. The restaurant will be open from 5:00pm until 7:30pm. See you there.

Saturday Pioneer Demonstrations

This Saturday we are offering pioneer demonstration days. Every Saturday from now until the end of August we will be having demonstrations on the grounds, waffles with vanilla sauce at the short order booth along with barrel train rides and horse drawn wagon rides. The General Store with its local artisans and candy will be

Pioneer Day Camp Week 4

Come experience pioneer Mennonite life with a week at the Mennonite Heritage Village. Our education staff are excited to provide a fun, safe and experiential week of crafts, baking, making tools, gardening, games and much more. All the day camps run from 10am to 4pm during the week. Week 4 will host children ages 11-14.

Mennonites at War Speaker Series: Chaco War

Speaker: Ben Nobbs-Thiessen Title: On the Front Lines of the Chaco War (1932-35): Locating Mennonite Settlers Amid Twentieth Century Latin America's Largest Interstate Conflict. Description: This session will focus on telling the story of the Mennonite settlers in Paraguay as they dealt with the Chaco War. Ben Nobbs-Thiessen provides insight into the issues of peace

Rhubarb Jam

Rhubarb Jam is back! Bring your voice/instrument to join in the fun or just come to listen. The music begins at 6:30pm and goes until 8pm. The restaurant will be open from 5:00pm until 7:30pm. See you there. No museum admission necessary to attend.

Tractor Trek 2021

August 20th - Due to the rain that is expected in the next 24 hours the tractors will not be doing the planned route. Registered trekkers are still invited for breakfast at 8am and again to the banquet in the evening. Mennonite Heritage Village in partnership with Eden Health Care Services is once again holding

Saturday Pioneer Demonstrations

This Saturday we are offering pioneer demonstration days. Every Saturday from now until the end of August we will be having demonstrations on the grounds, waffles with vanilla sauce at the short order booth along with barrel train rides and horse drawn wagon rides. The General Store with its local artisans and candy will be

Rhubarb Jam

Rhubarb Jam is back! Bring your voice/instrument to join in the fun or just come to listen. The music begins at 6:30pm and goes until 8pm. The restaurant will be open from 5:00pm until 7:30pm. See you there. No museum admission necessary to attend.

Saturday Pioneer Demonstrations

This Saturday we are offering pioneer demonstration days. Every Saturday from now until the end of August we will be having demonstrations on the grounds, waffles with vanilla sauce at the short order booth along with barrel train rides and horse drawn wagon rides. The General Store with its local artisans and candy will be

Rhubarb Jam

Rhubarb Jam is cancelled for this week in order for the staff to prepare for the Summer in the City visits Fall on the Farm festival this weekend. We will be back up and running next week, Sept 9th.

MHV Auxiliary Rollkuchen Sale

On Saturday, Sept 4th, MHV Auxiliary is selling fresh Rollkuchen by the dozen. Call 204-326-9661 to pre-order. Pick-up is 11am - 3pm. Cost: $10/dozen

Rhubarb Jam

Rhubarb Jam is back! Bring your voice/instrument to join in the fun or just come to listen. The music begins at 6:30pm and goes until 8pm. The restaurant will be open from 5:00pm until 7:30pm. See you there. No museum admission necessary to attend.

Mennonites at War Speaker Series: Conscientious Objectors

We have decided to shift our Mennonites at War Speaker Series screening of "The Last Objector" to be an online webinar event. Moving it to an online screening will allow for everyone to be able to participate including the many people that have connected with this series from around the world. The event begins at

Free

Rhubarb Jam

Rhubarb Jam is back! Bring your voice/instrument to join in the fun or just come to listen. The music begins at 6:30pm and goes until 8pm. The restaurant will be open from 5:00pm until 7:30pm. See you there. No museum admission necessary to attend.

An Evening with the Authors

Mennonite Heritage Village 231 PTH 12 N, Steinbach, Manitoba

Enjoy an evening with the authors of several of the new books featured at the Village Books and Gift store at the Mennonite Heritage Village. On hand will be authors Mark Reimer, MaryLou Driedger, and Andrew Unger reading from their latest books. Coffee and dainties will be provided. There will be an opportunity to meet

Free

Sauerkraut Making with MHV Auxiliary

Make your own sauerkraut together with your friends. Join the MHV Auxiliary on September 23rd at 10am. Bring your own cabbage and jar and enjoy a fun fall activity. There is no cost to attend but people are asked to register ahead of time by calling 204-326-9661 or by emailing your name and phone number

VIP Tours and Fundraiser

VIP Tours and Fundraiser on September 25th. Support the museum and get a personal presentation of the ‘Mennonites at War’ exhibit. When you book your tickets for this event you will get to pick the time that you would like to visit the museum. Senior Curator, Andrea Klassen and/or Curatorial Assistant Kara Suderman will guide

$75

Mennonites at War Speaker Series: Bruxy Cavey

Title: Enemy Love and the Gospel: Anabaptist Theology on Peace and Why it Matters Theme: Theology of Non-violence This session will focus on the development of the theology of peace within the Anabaptist tradition. The teaching of Jesus serve as the primary text for developing a peace. It was these teachings that strengthened many of

Treasures of the Archives: Recently Discovered Tsarist Maps and the Mennonites

A cartographic presentation including maps from the Russian State Military History Archives. Speaker: Brent Wiebe - Stettler, Alberta Admission is free. All those attending must show proof of vaccination. Masks are required. No evening session. The event is sponsored by the EastMenn Historical Committee and Mennonite Heritage Village.

Free

MHV Christmas Market

Get your Christmas shopping done at our annual Christmas Market. Browse through our many vendors and find that unique gift. All vendors and shoppers must show proof of vaccination to participate in the market. Admission is a tin for the bin in support of Steinbach Community Christmas. Hot lunch will be available from 11:30am -

Film Night – Volendam: A Refugee Story

The MHV Auxiliary is hosting a film night on November 25th. The film shown will be Volendam: A Refugee Story by Refuge 31 Films. Director Andrew Wall will be on hand to discuss the filming of the story. A feature documentary examining the story of the Russian Mennonite refugees who fled west with the retreating

$10

An Evening with the Authors

We are hosting another evening with the authors on Thursday, Dec. 2nd. Featured authors will be: Darlene Friesen Fehr reading from her new book of poetry and prose, This I Know: Learning from Life Experiences Bill Massey reading from his memoir, Of Pork & Potatoes Clint Toews shares from his new book, Behind the Mist:

Free
Recurring

Volunteer Appreciation Drop-In

Everyone who has contributed to the success of Mennonite Heritage Village over the past 12 months, by volunteering their time, sharing their expertise, or assisting with our programs, is invited to stop by the Village Centre  to say hello, enjoy some coffee and dainties, and share some stories with staff and other volunteers. Drop-in December

Free

Christmas Break Closure

The museum and galleries will be closed to the public from December 24, 2021 to January 10, 2022. Staff will be taking the scheduled break to rest and enjoy the holidays together safely with those we love. Day Camp will be running during this time for those that have pre-registered for it. For those wishing

Winter Day Camp

Experience the fun of the Mennonite Heritage Village in winter. Enjoy skating, snow-sculpting, crafts, games, snowshoeing, sleigh rides and of course plenty of hot chocolate. Ages: 6-11 Dates: January 3-5 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Cost: $90 Contact Robert Goertzen via email or call 204-326-9661. MHV Winter Day Camp Registration Form 2022

$90

An Evening with the Authors

In our next installment of "An Evening with the Authors" join some of our local authors as they read from their books. The Village Books and Gifts carried a wide variety of local and/or Mennonite writers. Three authors will present on February 23rd. George Klassen will recall the challenge to "Design a Better Hand Pump"

Free
Recurring

Winter Carnival Saturday March 5!

The Winter Carnival is back on. Come and Play! Admission is a 'tin for the bin' supporting Helping Hands Food Bank Outdoor Recreation Activities: Skating Sledding Trail Walking Scavenger Hunt Bingo Snow Carving Bonfire Bring your own snowshoes Sleigh Rides (10:30-3:30) Story time in the Semlin 10:30-noon Indoor Activities: Crokinole Tournament (sign up before 10am)

Free

The Great Easter Egg Hunt

Bring the children and join in the fun as we hunt for easter eggs and kick off the spring at the museum. Museum gates open at 10:00 and the hunt will go on until noon. Museum grounds will be open until 5:00pm.

Annual General Meeting

  Members and the general public are invited to the Annual General Meeting held in the Auditorium at the Mennonite Heritage Village. Come to hear the plans for the upcoming year at the museum. The AGM will include exciting reports and updates. There are also proposed amendments to our current by-laws to bring them up-to-date

MHV AUX – Perogy Fundraiser

Mennonite Heritage Village 231 PTH 12 N, Steinbach, Manitoba

Back by popular demand, the MHV Auxiliary will be hosting a drive-thru perogy fundraiser night! Tickets are $20 per meal, and each meal includes: - 4 Perogies - 2 Sausages - Schmauntfatt & Rhubarb sauce - Coleslaw - Brownie To order, call 204 326 9661 or fill out our online form.

‘Stories We Have Not Heard’: Listening to Métis and First Nations Stories of Settlement in Southeastern Manitoba

Come and listen to Métis and First Nations Stories of Settlement in Southeastern Manitoba. A conversation with the following panellists: Reid Bouvier: SRSS high school teacher/Red River Métis Citizen, and member of the Manitoba Métis Federation Dawnis Kennedy: Anishinaabe Law Scholar/Yellowhead Research Fellow/Member of the Roseau River Anishinaabe First Nation Joseph Wiebe: Professor of Religion

Volunteer Orientation

We are preparing for a full season of visitors at the museum. We love our volunteers and want to make sure that we are all ready and prepared for the work that needs to happen. If you would like to volunteer at the museum contact Robert Goertzen.

Manitoba Day Celebration

Manitoba Day is officially May 12th Manitoba Day History The Manitoba Act, which created the Province of Manitoba, was given Royal Assent on May 12, 1870. This paved the way for the proclamation on July 15, 1870. On May 12, 1966 Manitoba’s official flag was dedicated and unfurled for the first time. In 1986, May

Mother’s Day Buffet

Treat mom with a Mennonite feast at the Livery Barn Restaurant! Sunday, May 8th, 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Cost per Ticket: $24.95 - Adult $14.95 - 4-10 3 & Under FREE   Beverage included

Spring Gala

Mennonite Heritage Village 231 PTH 12 N, Steinbach, Manitoba

  On June 4th, experience an evening of live music, delicious food, and the unveiling of our newest exhibit, "Leaving Canada: The Mennonite Migration to Mexico". This fundraising event and associated donations will go towards the renovation of the Chortitz Housebarn. The exhibit opens at 5:00pm, dinner to follow at 6:00pm. Tickets are partially receiptible.

Tractor Trek 2022 – Fundraiser

Mennonite Heritage Village 231 PTH 12 N, Steinbach, Manitoba

Join us for a day of stories, food, and more! Register today using the form below, or pick one up at our reception! All proceeds for this fundraiser support both the Eden Foundation and the Mennonite Heritage Village. We hope to see you there. Registration Form Pledge Online at Canadahelps.org: CanadaHelps - Pledge Donations Or

Summer in the City

Enjoy fresh homemade waffles at the MHV booth on Steinbach’s Main Street.  More details to come!

Father’s Day Lunch Buffet

Mennonite Heritage Village 231 PTH 12 N, Steinbach, Manitoba

Treat dad to a Mennonite feast at the Livery Barn Restaurant. Cost per Ticket: $17.00 - Senior (65+) $24.95 - Adult $14.95 - 4-10 3 & Under FREE   Beverage (tea, coffee, water, or iced tea) and dessert included.

Leaving Canada Speaker Series

The spring of 1922, one hundred years ago, marked the beginning of a mass migration of nearly 8,000 Mennonites from Canada to Mexico and Paraguay. By leaving Canada and starting over in Latin America they sought to avoid assimilation and preserve their autonomy as an ethnoreligious community. From June to November, Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) is showing

Heritage Classic Car Show

The Heritage Classic Car Show returns to the Mennonite Heritage Village on July 9th. Doors open at 9:00 and the show will officially begin at 11:00. Activities of the day will include barrel train rides, muffler rapping contest, face painting, a swap meet, and awards ceremony hosted by Big Daddy Tazz. Car registration is free!

Leaving Canada Speaker Series

Format: Webinar The spring of 1922, one hundred years ago, marked the beginning of a mass migration of nearly 8,000 Mennonites from Canada to Mexico and Paraguay. By leaving Canada and starting over in Latin America they sought to avoid assimilation and preserve their autonomy as an ethnoreligious community. From June to November, with support

Pioneer Days

Mennonite Heritage Village 231 PTH 12 N, Steinbach, Manitoba

  Relive the experience of the early Manitoba Mennonites during our annual Pioneer Days festival! Enjoy traditional Mennonite food, activities for kids, live demonstrations, music, guided tours, and more!               PIONEER DAYS MENNONITE HERITAGE VILLAGE - 231 PTH 12 N Steinbach, MB Saturday, July 30 - Monday, August 1,

FULL – MHV Summer Day Camp – Week 3

Come experience pioneer Mennonite life with a week at the Mennonite Heritage Village. Our education staff are excited to provide a fun, safe and experiential week of crafts, baking, making tools, gardening, games and much more. All the day camps run from 10am to 4pm during the week. Week 2 will host children ages 7-11.

Peace Trek

  Together with the Eden Foundation, Mennonite Heritage Village is proud to be hosting our first annual Peace Trek! Help us reach our goal of $30,000 by choosing to cycle, marathon, or participate in a relay on the Peace Trail; a newly established historic route that the Mennonites took to settle in what is now

Dirk Willems Peace Garden Grand Opening

Join us at 1:30pm, August 20th, for the grand opening of the brand new Dirk Willems Peace Garden! A project of faith and passion, the Peace Committee as well as members of the Steinbach and Area Garden Club, have blessed our grounds with an incredible place to reflect and refresh.

Fall on the Farm

Fall on the Farm is an annual festival at the Mennonite Heritage Village. Step back in time and relive the life of early Mennonite settlers to Manitoba. Watch traditional demonstrations, eat tasty Mennonite food, ride the barrel train, and visit the many buildings and monuments throughout the village. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2022 Open from 9:00

All My Relations Series – Kairos Blanket Exercise

Mennonite Heritage Village 231 PTH 12 N, Steinbach, Manitoba

The Kairos Blanket Exercise (KBE) is developed in collaboration with Indigenous Knowledge Keepers and educators, and is an interactive and experiential teaching tool that explores the historic and contemporary relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in the land we now know as Canada. During this workshop, participants walk on blankets representing the land and into