3. Events Calender

Ashton Armoury Museum volunteers will participate/participated in the following  events:

NOTE: Administrative details including  resource requirements and timings will be notified prior to each event.

2019

January

Friend’s of the Ashton Armoury Museum Annual General Meeting, Ashton Armoury Date TBA 

 

2018

December

Friends Christmas Gathering, Ashton  Armoury WO’s & Sgts’ Mess,  December 9

 

November

Saanich Rememberance Day Ceremony (Vehicles) November 11

Nanaimo Cougers Military Appreciation Night (Vehicles) November 9

100 Years Remembered: Commemorating Victoria’s Military Heritage (Vehicles & Static Display) Fort Rodd Hill November 4

July

Esquimalt Naval & Military Museum Open House (Vehicles)

Fort Rodd Water Gun Wars (Vehicles)

Peacekeeper Parade (Vehicles)

BC Aviation Museum  Open House (Vehicles & Static Display)

 

June

Extended Hours Saturday Presentation:Muskets to Machine Guns: The Evolution of Military Firearms

Father’s Day Heritage Acres (Vehicles)

British Car Club Beacon Hill Park (Vehicles)

 

May

Island Farms Victoria Parade (Vehicles)

Fort McCauley Interpretive Event (Static Display)

 

April

Ashton Armoury Vimy Field Dinner (Static Display)

March

Victoria Family History Conference (Static Display)

 

January

Friend’s of the Ashton Armoury Museum Annual General Meeting, Ashton Armoury 

 

2017

December

Friends Christmas Gathering Oliver Grove Restaurant

 

November

Remembrance Day Ceremony Saanich Municipal Hall (Vehicles) November 11

Remembrance Day Ceremony Esquimalt Cenotaph (Vehicles) –

 

September

Victoria Foundation Community Day Museum Open House

CFB Esquimalt Family Fun Day (Vehicles)

Army Reserve Day Armoury Open House

August

Extended Hours Saturday Presentation: Vintage Military Vehicles: On the Road Again

July

Canada Day Parade Sidney (Vehicles)

Extended Hours Saturday Presentation: Military Firearms 1850 – 2000

Christmas in July CFB Esquimalt Museum: Vimy Ridge: Behind the Front-lines (Static Display)

 

June

BC Power Pioneers (retired BC Hydro employees and spouses) Museum Tour

Extended Hours Saturday Presentation: The Battle of Vimy Ridge: A Look Behind the Trenches 

Father’s Day Heritage Acres (Vehicles)

British Car Club Beacon Hill Park (Vehicles)

May

Esquimalt Buccaneer Days (Vehicles)

Reynolds High School Grade 10 Class Tour

Victoria Day Parade (Vehicles)

Fort Macaulay Canada 150 Event (Static Display)

April

Ashton Armoury Field Dinner Commemorating Vimy 100 (Static Display)

February

Be A Tourist in you Town , Ashton Armoury Museum

January

Friend’s of the Ashton Armoury Museum Annual General Meeting, Ashton Armoury

Wounder Warrior Kick-Off (Static Display), Patterson Subaru, Colwood

2016

December

Friends’ Christmas Dinner, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 292,

November

Museum Visit Spectrum High School Students

Remembrance Day, Saanich Municipal Hall

Victoria Royals Canadian Forces Appreciation Night (Vehicles).

 

 

October

Celebration of Life: Gary Tory

Museum Show and Sale

September

Museum Tour Commander 3 Canadian Division

 

August

UN Peacekeepers Ceremony Victoria Cenotaph

 

July

Aviation Museum Open House

Langford Legion Seniors Event

 

June 

West Shore Navy Day, Colwood

Vancouver Island Shakespeare Arts Fund Raiser

 

May 

Victoria Day Parade, Victoria

 

April 

Armoury Officers’ Mess Vimy Ridge Field Mess Dinner

 

2015 

September 

Cars, Rods and Rides – Vehicle Display,  Esquimalt

Harvest Fall Thrashing Weekend – Vehicle Display, Saanich Heritage Acres

November 

Remembrance Week – Vehicle Display, BC Legislature

 Bay Street Armoury 100th Anniversary Celebration

 

December 

Friends  of Ashton Armoury Museum Christmas Dinner,  Ashton Armoury