Events Calendar

  • CANADA DAY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION WEEKEND

    Come and join a fun filled afternoon. Whats a Birthday Party without balloons, face painting and of course, cake! Friday… More >

    Come and join a fun filled afternoon. Whats a Birthday Party without balloons, face painting and of course, cake!
    Friday Join us for a delicious smore around the campfire & crafts in the games room.


    -Saturday Join us for themed activities throughout the day, ice cream social ($) and a movie under the stars with popcorn (lots of different flavours).
    -Sunday Pancake Breakfast

    Location 9301 Second Line, RR #1, Campbellville, L0P 1B0


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  • RENDEZ-VOUS 2017 TALL SHIPS REGATTA AT HAMILTON HARBOUR PIER 8

    More than 40 Tall Ships will be sailing Canadian waters to honour the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation in… More >

    More than 40 Tall Ships will be sailing Canadian waters to honour the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation in 2017. They are scheduled to stop at host ports in Ontario, Québec and the Maritimes, giving thousands of people the opportunity to admire the majestic beauty of these cathedrals of the seas. You won’t want to miss the rare opportunity to witness the spectacle of 11 Tall Ships gracing the Hamilton waterfront.

     

    Location 47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton, L8L 8K4

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/canada150


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  • Brantford’s Ontario Day 150 Celebration

    Kick-off the weekend of celebrations with a free country concert at Brantford’s Ontario Day 150 Celebration. The entertainment schedule will… More >

    Kick-off the weekend of celebrations with a free country concert at Brantford’s Ontario Day 150 Celebration. The entertainment schedule will be announced at the Ontario 150 Launch Event on May 18.

    Main Stage Entertainment & Headliner presented by OLG: The Main Stage Entertainment and Headliner will be announced on May 18.

    Campbell's Amusement Midway: The Campbell's Amusement Midway will be open from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Tickets are available for $3.00 per ticket or choose an unlimited ride bracelet for $25.00. 

    Great Canadian Eats: Come hungry! You won't go hungry with dozens of talented local food vendors and hundreds of choices available from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., presented by Rogers TV.

    Brantford's Rotary Beer Tent: The Rotary Beer Tent will be open from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for those 19 years of age and older. Please respect the Smoke-Free Ontario Legislation, which maintains that smoking shall not be permitted in the tent, or on the field area of Lion's Park.

    The Marketplace: The Shopping Marketplace, presented by Rogers TV, is open from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. From fashion to housewares and so much more, the marketplace will be your one-stop shop. Support your local merchants as you find unique items to take home.

    'Made in Ontario' Indoor Exhibit: Discover some of the most interesting Ontario-based showcases featuring exhibits from Ontario history, automobiles, manufacturing items, interesting provincial facts and more inside the arena. If you have a club or group you want to be featured FREE of charge, please submit your application for review before June 9, 2017. Email canadaday@brantford.ca or call 519-756-1500 ext. 5523 for more details.

    More information here: http://www.discoverbrantford.ca/Celebrate150/BrantfordsOntarioDay150Celebration.aspx

    Time 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm


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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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  • Canada 150 Celebration Weekend

    Families can join the Confederation Marine Modellers, the Hamilton Model Engineering Club, the Canadian Modeling Association for Meccano and Allied… More >

    Families can join the Confederation Marine Modellers, the Hamilton Model Engineering Club, the Canadian Modeling Association for Meccano and Allied Systems and the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers for a day of boats in the pond, working engine models on display and free miniature train rides.

    Time 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2


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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. 
    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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  • Canada Day Strawberry Social
    Spencer Smith Park

    Join the Museums of Burlington as we celebrate Canada’s150th birthday at Spencer Smith Park, from 11 am to 4pm. There… More >

    Join the Museums of Burlington as we celebrate Canada’s150th birthday at Spencer Smith Park, from 11 am to 4pm. There will be a variety of performances, activities and everyone’s favourite treat – fresh local strawberries and delicious ice cream. 

    Location 1400 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, L7S 1Y2

    Email valerie.amaral@burlington.ca

    Web https://museumsofburlington.com/joseph-brant/events


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  • Canada Day Military Tattoo at Dundurn Castle
    Dundurn National Historic Site

    Come and enjoy a spectacular evening of military musical celebration and experience a tradition that extends back over a century!… More >

    Come and enjoy a spectacular evening of military musical celebration and experience a tradition that extends back over a century! Feel the thrill as the Regimental Band of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry Band and the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Pipes and Drums perform out in front of Dundurn Castle. Catch a glimpse of the red coated defenders of Canada West at Ridgeway during the Fenian Raid of 1866, as the 13th Battalion Ceremonial Guard takes the field. 
     
    Time:  7 pm
    Free event.

    Time 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location 610 York Blvd., Hamilton, L8R 3H1

    Email dundurn@hamilton.ca

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


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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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  • 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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  • 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: 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)
    Regular admission rates apply
     

    Location 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster, L9G 1L8

    Email fieldcote@hamilton.ca

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


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  • The View from Here

    The Glenhyrst’s permanent collection exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of Canada by showcasing masterworks by artists from Canada. More >

    The Glenhyrst’s permanent collection exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of Canada by showcasing masterworks by artists from Canada.

    Location 20 Ava Rd., Brantford, N3T 5G9

    Web http://www.glenhyrst.ca/exhibits/future-exhibits/


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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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  • Exhibition: Ann Kipling and Takao Tanabe
    McMaster Museum of Art

    18 May – 5 August 2017 Ann Kipling and Takao Tanabe Recently donated works by two senior British Columbia-based artists… More >

    18 May – 5 August 2017

    Ann Kipling and Takao Tanabe

    Recently donated works by two senior British Columbia-based artists who have made a substantial contribution to the visual arts in Canada. 

    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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