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Snofest Word on the Hill: Discover Your Irish Heritage – Snofest Peterborough 2019

Tuesday Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of historical storytelling as local historian Marie O’Connor takes us back to the first European settlement in this area. Learn about our city’s namesake – Peter Robinson – and the events that led 2,024 Irish tenant farmers to build a new life here in Canada. Snacks & refreshments will be served.

Register at or by calling 705-743-5180

Schedule of Events for Snofest 2019

  • Sunday, January 20: Family Day Kick Off Event from 9am – 3:45 pm at the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre
  • Monday, January 21: PJ Story Time from 6-7pm at the Peterborough Public Library
  • Tuesday, January 22:Word on the Hill: Irish Heritage talk from 2-4 pm at the Peterborough Museum & Archives
  • Wednesday, January 23: Fireside Reading & Reviews for Adults from 2-3 pm at the Peterborough Public Library
  • Thursday, January 24: Adult Art Mingle from 7-9 pm at the Art Gallery of Peterborough
  • Friday, January 25 Snofest Extravaganza from 4-6 pm at the auditorium at PACE@PCVS
  • Saturday, January 26: Family Skate from 2-4 pm at the Peterborough Memorial Centre


Tuesday Jan 22
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Peterborough Museum & Archives
Museum Drive, 300 Hunter St. E.
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 6Y5 Canada

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