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21975 A.D. Shadd Road
North Buxton, ON N0P1Y0
phone: 519-352-4799
email: buxtonhistoricalmuseum@gmail.com

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Updated January 2024 by Lori Gardner

HOMECOMING

2023 Homecoming Schedule

FRIDAY

Buxton History and Genealogy Conference

9:30am - 4:30pm

at the North Buxton Community Church

Program & Speakers:

  • Featured speakers include: Miriam Wright, Adam Arenson, Claudine Bonner, and Tony Burroughs.
  • Musical opening by Camryn Dudley, accompanied by Marque Smith.
  • Dramatic Presentation: Tribute to the Founders
  • Guided Coach Tour (space is limited)

REGISTER ONLINE

Registration fees are as follows (limited seats):

Conference Cost: $40

Includes lunch, door prizes,
and the company of thoroughly enjoyable people!

 

SATURDAY

Family Feud Baseball Tournament

  • Time: SATURDAY & MONDAY
  • Spectator Admission: FREE
  • Participant Cost: $125.00 per team
  • pre-registration required
  • GAME SCHEDULES to be posted

Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

hosted by Champions Classic and sponsored by Champion Products, Motor City Supplies, Elevate Recruitment & Staffing, and Alicia Weber, Sales Representative of Latitude Realty Inc.

September 2nd - 4th

  • Time: SATURDAY & MONDAY
  • Spectator Admission: FREE
  • Open to ages 16+ years
  • Participant Cost: $120.00 per team
    • includes: reversible 100th Homecoming jersey for every player,refreshments (water and Gatorade), 4 guaranteed pool play games, 1 guaranteed playoff game, prizepack for the winning team, and entry into the park on Monday
  • pre-registration required
  • GAME SCHEDULES to be posted

To register and obtain further details regarding the tournament, please visit:
https://championsclassic.ca/

Party In The Park! Pt 19

  • Time: 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. (bag check in effect)
  • Admission:¬† $10.00 (ages 13 & under free)
  • DJ Turn Up and DJ Curtis G will be spinning the tunes all night
  • Where: Park Grounds, Beer Tent

**FOOD VENDORS will be on park grounds and open from 11 a.m. - 1 a.m.



SUNDAY

North Buxton Community Church

  • 11 a.m. Worship Service, Rev. Anthony Miller

Buxton Vendor Market

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

in the Pavillions on the park grounds

Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

on the park grounds basketball court

Sunday Afternoon Service (3pm)

on the park grounds

  • Descendants of 1924 elected church leaders from 5 different families will be paying tribute to their ancestors through word and song
  • Musical Performance by the Toronto Mass Choir

"Angels Along the Way"
Historical Re-enactment (6:30pm)

sponsored by South Kent Wind,Detroit Memorial Park Association, Amherstburg Freedom Museum, and Government of Ontario

Learn more about the remarkable, true story of the "Lemmon slaves" and their eventual arrival in Buxton in 1852.

Author Visit and Book Signing featuring Al Rosenblatt

"Buxton's Got Talent"

Featuring the musical talents of Buxton's own artists and performers

FIREWORKS!

sponsored by Moir Crane Services Ltd.

In memory of Dennis Steele

MONDAY

12:30 PARADE
Admission: FREE

PARK EVENTS
Admission charged

Event hosts North Buxton Community Club, Buxton Historical Society, & Buxton Next Generation

Fairground Attractions

  • Food Vendors
  • Craft Vendors
  • Pride In "R" Ride's Car Show
  • Unveiling of 100th Homecoming Mural (immediately after parade) in front of the Museum, artist Kenny Jones
  • 30th Family Feud Baseball Championship
  • Basketball Skills Competition hosted by
    Champions Classic
  • Dance Fit with Sara (1:45pm) on the stage in the Beer Tent
  • Abraham Lincoln Re-enactment (2pm) in the Buxton Schoolhouse
  • Zoo-2-You Interactive Petting Zoo sponsored by
    Evolugen by Brookfield Renewable (2pm) on the stage in the Beer Tent
  • Community Drum Circle with Teajai Travis (3:30pm) on the stage in the Beer Tent
  • Author Visit and Book Signing featuring Craig Shreve (4pm) in the Buxton Schoolhouse
  • Face Painter sponsored by Evolugen by Brookfield
  • Free Children's Inflatables and 9-Hole Mini-Golf sponsored by Evolugen by Brookfield Renewable
  • Exhibits in Museum, Log Cabin & Schoolhouse
  • Beer Tent
  • ... and SO MUCH MORE!

Enjoy the hospitality and heritage of North Buxton...

 

2023 Homecoming Supporters & Sponsors

Dillion Consulting

Breakout Hockey

South Kent Wind

Evolugen

Bradonna Woodwork Inc

Motor City Supplies (Basketball)

Chatham-Kent Municipality

Tourism Chatham-Kent

Moir Crane Service Ltd (Fireworks)

Government of Ontario

Heritage Canada

Waste Connections

Teksavvy

Hensall Co-op

Amherstburg Freedom Museum

Latitude Realty - Alicia Weber

Impact Graphics

WFCU Credit Union

Deer Run Golf Course

Sons of Kent

Red Barn Brewing

Health House

Detroit Memorial Park

North Raleigh Fire Dept

Elevate Recruitment & Staffing

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