1024 Maple Avenue
Bala, Muskoka
705-762-5876 or

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Illustration is from The Anne of Green Gables Treasury, on sale at our museum

Let Bala’s Museum help you plan a “perfectly scrumptious” Anne of Green Gables birthday party.

Old-fashioned games, such as ones run during the Avonlea Sunday School Picnic, will be sure to please your guests:

Three-legged raceEgg-on-a-spoon raceEgg-on-a-spoon race requires soup spoons and hard-boiled eggs. Bala’s Museum recommends brown eggs to be authentic to Anne’s era. Don’t forget a small rope or line for the finish line. (Contestants must not hold the egg while running!)

Three-legged race requires only strips of fabric about 3 feet long to tie the contestants’ legs together. You may want 2 volunteers to hold the finish line and decide who comes 1st, 2nd and 3rd. (Photo at left shows Anne & Diana winning the 3-legged-race in the 1985 “Anne of Green Gables” TV movie).

Sack races give a whole new meaning to hopping! Inquire at the produce counter of your grocery store to see if they will save burlap bags for you. Don’t forget to cheer the contestants on.



Let Bala’s Museum help you plan a "perfectly scrumptious” Anne of Green Gables birthday party.

Anne hat with braidsAn Anne hat with braids makes a lovely photo op for the guests. Have your digital camera ready
to get shots of each girl wearing the anne hat.

Yes, we sell Anne hats @ $15.95 (curly bangs included!).



Anne PostcardsWe have inexpensive Anne postcards (75 cents each) that can be used for invitations. You may want to suggest that guests come costumed as one of Anne’s friends or classmates. A prize could be given for the best costume.



Goodie Bags
Anne pencils
Sticker paper doll
Goodie Bags are easy to fill, thanks to Bala’s Museum 1-888-579-7739.
We suggest a small Anne of Green Gables bag filled with a variety of Anne items.
(large,$2.50, small, $2.00)
Bookmarks @ $1.25.
(Anne of the Summer Fields or Kindred Spirits)
Anne pencils (left) are 45 cents a pencil.
The pencil on the right with an eraser is $1.79.
Sticker paper doll @ $2.50
Anne 3-inch character dolls
Anne erasers
Matthew’s buggy
Anne 3-inch character dolls, including Matthew, Marilla and Gilbert @
$4.95 each.
Anne erasers are $1.00 each (choice of Anne’s face or full picture of Anne).
Matthew’s buggy that brought Anne home from the station doubles as a
pencil sharpener! $4.95
Stickers @ $2.00.
( 2 sheets per pkg)

Anne of Green Gables Birthday Party Refreshments

cookie cutterYoung guests will appreciate dainty tea sandwiches, cookies, raspberry cordial and - of course! - ice cream.

Raspberry juice is an easy way to make raspberry cordial. Just add one teaspoon of lemon juice to re-constituted raspberry juice. Delicious!

Cookies in the shape of a puffed sleeved dress (we sell the cookie cutter at the right for $2.99) will be an instant hit. Bake ahead gingerbread cookies and let the guests decorate their cookies with coloured icing in an icing decorating gun.

Here is how your invitation might look!

Birthday Invitation

We happily accept Paypal, Visa and MasterCard. Contact us if you want further advice about making your Anne Birthday Party a hit. Have fun!

Bala's Museum
1024 Maple Avenue
Box 14, Bala, Muskoka
ON Canada P0C 1A0
705-762-5876 or 1-888-579-7739