Events Calendar

  • Oakville Farmers' Market & Cultural Activities

    Downtown Oakville will come alive with cultural events and activities every Saturday from June to October thanks to Oakville’s Summer… More >

    Downtown Oakville will come alive with cultural events and activities every Saturday from June to October thanks to Oakville’s Summer Cultural Connection, a summer events initiative launched by the Town of Oakville and supported by a generous donation from Union Gas. One of these events includes a farmers’ market and creative cultural programming featuring town partners and local organizations on George Street every Saturday from June 3rd to October 28th, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event will celebrate Canadas 150th Birthday!

    Web http://www.oakville.ca/events/culture-farmers-market_1.html


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  • Celebrating Connections

    Throughout our gardens you will discover unique horticultural displays that celebrate our nation’s 150th anniversary while exploring multicultural, ecological, historical… More >

    Throughout our gardens you will discover unique horticultural displays that celebrate our nation’s 150th anniversary while exploring multicultural, ecological, historical and sustainable perspectives.

    Location 680 Plains Rd. W, Burlington, L7T 4H4

    Web http://www.rbg.ca/150-nature


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  • Centennial Rose Garden Refresh

    Our centennial Rose Garden is getting a facelift! Watch this exciting project as it gets underway in 2017.The refreshed Rose… More >

    Our centennial Rose Garden is getting a facelift! Watch this exciting project as it gets underway in 2017.The refreshed Rose Garden will allow RBG to interpret and promote Ontario’s innovation in sustainable gardening practices for visitors.

    Location 680 Plains Rd. W, Burlington, L7T 4H4

    Web http://www.rbg.ca/150-nature


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  • Dan Lawrie International Sculpture Collection

    The International Sculpture Collection to Royal Botanical Gardens. In 2017, new sculpture will be added to celebrate the Sesquicentennial. More >

    The International Sculpture Collection to Royal Botanical Gardens. In 2017, new sculpture will be added to celebrate the Sesquicentennial.

    Location 680 Plains Rd. W, Burlington, L7T 4H4

    Web http://www.rbg.ca/150


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  • With Glowing Hearts: Celebrating 1967

    How was the Centennial celebrated 50 years ago in Oakville? A fun and energetic recapturing of the atmosphere and spirit… More >

    How was the Centennial celebrated 50 years ago in Oakville? A fun and energetic recapturing of the atmosphere and spirit of the 1967 celebration featuring oversized photographs, 1967 paraphernalia, decade dolls, etc.

    Web http://www.oakville.ca/culturerec/canada-150.html


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  • Exhibit: MAGIC OF THEATRE - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

    With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances – Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years… More >

    With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances – Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity and passion. 
    Open 1 - 5 pm (Tuesday to Saturday)
     Adults: $3.50, Seniors/Youth: $3, Children: $2.50, Infants: Free, Family: $10
     

    Location 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster, L9G 1L8

    Email fieldcote@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/fieldcote


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  • Nature Connects Exhibit

    Building with LEGO bricks is about balance and connections, much like the biodiversity of Royal Botanical Gardens. Nature Connects takes… More >

    Building with LEGO bricks is about balance and connections, much like the biodiversity of Royal Botanical Gardens. Nature Connects takes the beauty of the natural world and puts it on display using the world’s most popular building block, creating a fun and inspiring exhibit that teaches people of all ages the importance of connecting with nature.

    Location 680 Plains Rd. W, Burlington, L7T 4H4

    Web http://www.rbg.ca/nature-connects


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  • Sidewalk Sounds

    Enjoy our historic art installation that will be displayed for Sidewalk Sounds. Display will be posted on actual addresses of… More >

    Enjoy our historic art installation that will be displayed for Sidewalk Sounds. Display will be posted on actual addresses of vintage fotos - displayed all day. Live music will start in the evening - 6-9pm. 5 different music performers and artisanal vendors, sidewalk sales of our businesses all along Concession St (between Upper Wentworth and East 33rd). Free event - ALL welcome to attend and enjoy the best of what Concession has to offer - and the fantastic views from the Mountain brow!

     

    This event will take place on May 19th, June 16th, July 21st, August 18th and September 15th. 

    Time 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

    Location 534 Concession Street, Hamilton

    Email concessionbia@gmail.com


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  • Exhibit: FROM 'THE ARK' - ANCASTER 150

    Join the Farmer family as they journey from "The Ark" of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.… More >

    Join the Farmer family as they journey from "The Ark" of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster. Explore how their world changed between 1867 to 2017 and discover key points in National History.

    Cost: Adults: $4.50, Seniors/Youth: $3, Children: $2.50, Family: $10

    1 to 5 pm (Tuesday to Saturday)
     
    This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaboration between the Hamilton Community Foundation, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.

    Location 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster, L9G 1L8

    Email fieldcote@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/fieldcote


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  • Exhibition: Liss Platt: a CONSTANT decade
    McMaster Museum of Art

    4 May – 19 August 2017 Liss Platt:  a CONSTANT decade A retrospective of Liss Platt's photographic and video series… More >

    4 May – 19 August 2017

    Liss Platt:  a CONSTANT decade

    A retrospective of Liss Platt's photographic and video series Constant. Platt is a mid-career media artist and Associate Professor in the Department of Communications & Multimedia at McMaster.

    **Liss Platt’s Artist Talk and Reception: June 4, 2 - 4 pm at b Contemporary, 226 James St North, Hamilton. An MMA in the Community Event.

    McMaster Museum of Art

    University Avenue, McMaster University

    1280 Main St. W. (enter campus via Sterling St.)

    Hamilton L8S 4L6

    voluntary admission $2

    hours: Tue/Wed/Fri 11am-5pm, Thurs 11am-7 pm, Sat 12-5 pm

    T: 905 525 9140 x23081

    museum@mcmaster.ca

    website: http://museum.mcmaster.ca

    Location 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8S 4L6

    Email museum@mcmaster.ca

    Web http://museum.mcmaster.ca


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  • Free Friday Family Films at Fieldcote - MONSTERS INC.

    Enjoy family movies under the stars every Friday evening in August. We invite you to bring a lawn chair or… More >

    Enjoy family movies under the stars every Friday evening in August. We invite you to bring a lawn chair or blanket, your own snacks and refreshments. Films will start around 9 pm and music will preceed the film.

    Limited parking available on site. Additional parking is available within close proximity of Fieldcote including the area behind Ryerson United Church.

    This is a free outdoor event. Donations of canned goods or other non-perishable items greatly accepted.

    In case of rain, films will be held at the Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East.

    About the film: Rated G. 92 minutes. Monsters, Inc. is a factory which sends monsters around the world to scare kids who are trying to sleep. It's nothing personal, in fact the screams are used to power Monstropolis where the monsters live. This job isn't easy for the monsters, who believe children are toxic.

    Sponsored by Ancaster Film Fest.

    For more information contact:
    Phone: 905-648-8144
    Email: fieldcote@hamilton.ca
    www.musicatfieldcote.com

    Location 64 Sulphur Springs Rd., Ancaster, L9G 1L8


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  • Exhibition: Simon Glass: The Ten Commandments / Prohibited Weapons and The Thirteen Attributes of God
    McMaster Museum of Art

    Simon Glass: The Ten Commandments / Prohibited Weapons and The Thirteen Attributes of God 17 August – 2 December 2017… More >

    Simon Glass:

    The Ten Commandments / Prohibited Weapons and The Thirteen Attributes of God

    17 August – 2 December 2017

    An exhibition of Simon Glass’s photo-hybrid series from the collections of McMaster Museum of Art and the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Simon Glass is an artist and educator based in Toronto. In his artistic practice, archival and original photographic imagery is combined with mystical, biblical and liturgical Hebrew.
    Artist Talk:  Thursday September 28, 12:30 – 1:20 pm

    Time 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Location 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8S 4L6

    Email museum@mcmaster.ca


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  • Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days
    Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

    Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a… More >

    Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a FREE guided tour of the museum. 
    Sundays:
    July 23rd
    August 13th
    September 10th
     
    Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Ages: All
    Cost: Free event and museum admission.

    Time 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

    Email steammus@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/steammuseum


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  • Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn Castle

    Dundurn's historic Kitchen Garden catered to the nutritional needs and aesthetic desires of the MacNab family 150 years ago. Enjoy… More >

    Dundurn's historic Kitchen Garden catered to the nutritional needs and aesthetic desires of the MacNab family 150 years ago. Enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff. The tour promises to be a pleasure for the mind and the senses.

    FREE outdoor event 

    Saturdays and Sundays, 12:30 to 1:30 AND 2:00 to 3:00

    Regular admission rates apply to the Museum. Cost: Adults: $11.50, Seniors/Youth: $9.50, Children: $6, Infants: Free, Family: $30

    Location 610 York Blvd., Hamilton, L8R 3H1

    Email dundurn@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/dundurn


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  • O Canada Summer Camp
    Ireland House Museum

    Join us this summer to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada and Ontario! Four of our five weeks will focus… More >

    Join us this summer to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada and Ontario! Four of our five weeks will focus on 1867 and provide campers a fun, hands-on opportunity to step back in time to experience life at the founding of our country and province. Our last week will cover the last 150 years of Canadian history, featuring highlights from around the country!

     

    July 10 – 14: July 17 – 21: July 24 – 28: House and Farm August 14 – 18: Entertainment August 21 – 25: 150 Years in 5 Days

    Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Cost: $175.00 per week, or $40.00 per day

    Age: 5 - 12 years Extended hours available upon request from 8:00 am – 9:00 am and 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. The cost is $6.00 per session. Museum members receive 25% off the camp registration fee! Extended hours are excluded. Some activities will take place outdoors, so please dress your campers for the weather.

     

    To register, please visit www.museumsofburlington.ca, or call 905-332-9888.

    Location 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, L7P 5A8

    Email MuseumEducation@burlington.ca

    Web https://museumsofburlington.ca/ireland-house/education/camps


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  • Wednesdays at Whitehern Historic House & Garden
    Whitehern Historic House & Garden

    Bring your lunch and enjoy the stunning historic garden setting and all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade while listening to live music.… More >

    Bring your lunch and enjoy the stunning historic garden setting and all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade while listening to live music. Limited tables and chairs provided. 
     
    $1.00 for tea or lemonade. Free outdoor event.
    Regular admission rates apply to the museum.
     
    Concert Listing:
    July 19: Doug Feaver, Eclectic Folk & Blues
    July 26: Mountain Road Irish Band
    August 2:  Ragwax, 1920’ & 30’s Style
    August 9: Henry Strong Duo, Jazz Standards
    August 16: Aubrey Wilson Quartet, 1930’s Jazz Standards
    August 23: Mike & Jill Daley, 1920’s Guitar & Violin Duo
    August 30: Ruth Sutherland, Celtic Harp

    Time 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Location 41 Jackson St. West, Hamilton, L8P 1L3

    Email whitehern@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/whitehern


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  • From Far and Wide: Tales from a Suitcase

    Using the museum’s suitcase & costume collection, as well as archival documentation, we will tell stories of immigration from over… More >

    Using the museum’s suitcase & costume collection, as well as archival documentation, we will tell stories of immigration from over 150 years as a collective history of becoming Canadian.

    Web http://www.oakville.ca/culturerec/canada-150.html


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  • Daily Family Programs at Bronte Creek

    Now that summer is here what to do to keep the kids entertained?  Make Bronte Creek Provincial Park part of… More >

    Now that summer is here what to do to keep the kids entertained?  Make Bronte Creek Provincial Park part of your weekly schedule!  Each day there will be a variety of nature, cultural and outdoor recreation skill based programs to expand the learning of all family members.  Guided walks, children's programs, toddler time, evening programs and special events.  more details will be posted http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek  round out your park day with a picnic and a dip in the pool.  Like it so much why not book a campsite?

    Time Every year

    Location 1219 Burloak Dr., Oakville, L6M 4J7

    Web http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek


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  • HUGE outdoor pool OPEN for the summer!

    Bronte Creek Provincial Park's HUGE, 1.8 acre outdoor swiming pool (manmade lake) will open for the season annually July 1… More >

    Bronte Creek Provincial Park's HUGE, 1.8 acre outdoor swiming pool (manmade lake) will open for the season annually July 1 - Labour day.  

    Daily Hours of operation:  11:00am - 6:00pm (weather permitting).

    Additional fee per person apply after park entry.

    http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek

    Time Every year

    Location 1219 Burloak Dr., Oakville, L6M 4J7

    Web http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek


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  • Ancaster Farmer's Market (Wednesdays)
    Ancaster Farmers' Market

    The Ancaster Farmers Market’s is a local favourite in the heart of Ancaster Village, that strives to provide farmers a… More >

    The Ancaster Farmers Market’s is a local favourite in the heart of Ancaster Village, that strives to provide farmers a local sales outlet and the community with access to fresh, local, naturally grown produce within walking or riding distance of many Ancaster neighbourhoods. Our location in the Ancaster village allows for a many to bike or walk to our Market and stay to enjoy the local food, music and community that has been created at this weekly event. The Ancaster Farmer's Market runs every Wednesday 3-7 from Mid June o Mid October. Fruits, vegetables, maple syrup, meat, flowers, salad dressing, wine, hard cider, baked goods, chocolates,  bread, quesadillas, ice-cream, eggs, pot pies, sweet corn, apples, berries, pasta sauce and strudel are all available from our local vendors. Come get a made to order dinner at the market!

    Time Every Wednesday 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Location 37 Halson St, Ancaster, L9G 2B9

    Web http://shopancasterfarmersmarket.com/


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