Love by the River – Date Night at Macpherson House

The Museum is kicking off its 2023 summer season with a brand new event for all those romantics out there. Hosted on the beautiful grounds of Macpherson House, Love by the River will be a night to remember. Bring your coziest picnic blanket and pick a spot for you and your loved one to enjoy a special evening by the river…

Enjoy a hand-packed charcuterie dinner from Ellena’s Cafe and sway to the sounds of Beach Guitar Works. After you’ve enjoyed the grounds, local photographer Becky Hinch will be on site to capture a special moment within the beautiful historic rooms of Macpherson House as the backdrop. Her enthusiasm and artistic eye will leave you with a photograph to remember this special evening for years to come.

Limited numbers will maximize this all-inclusive experience. Pre-registration and payment is required to attend. In the case of torrential rain, an alternate date will be determined.

  • Tickets will be available for purchase starting Tuesday, May 16th 
  • Pre-registration and payment is required to attend. Registration closes on June 27th at 12:00pm.
  • Cost $150.00/couple. Includes picnic dinner, access to Macpherson House and grounds for the evening, live music, and a digital photograph 
  • 7:00 – 9:00pm

Other Things to Note:

  • Couples are asked to bring their own picnic blankets to sit on, chairs will not be made available
  • The following options are available for those with dietary allergies or restrictions.
    • Vegetarian
    • Nut-Free
    • Gluten-Free
      • Disclaimer: Charcuterie boxes were not assembled in a nut-free or gluten-free facility, however every effort has been made to avoid contamination.
      • On the tickets and registration page, you will be prompted to select which type of box you would like
    • Couples will be emailed a digital picture book to choose their one photo from. If they would like to purchase more of their photos taken at the date night this can be done through the photographer, Becky Hinch.

Museum hours

Monday – Saturday: 10am–5pm

*closed on holiday weekend Saturdays and Mondays

Macpherson House & Park hours

Closed for the season – stay tuned for 2023 updates

Archives Hours

Monday – Friday: 10am – 12pm*, 1pm –4pm

*closed from 12pm –  1pm 

Museum and Archives daily rate

Adults (ages 13+): $3
Children (ages 12 and under): free

Museum & Archives location

97 Thomas St E, Napanee, ON K7R 4B9

Macpherson House & Park location

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee, ON K7R 1B5

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