Events Calendar

  • Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn Castle
    Dundurn National Historic Site

    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. 
    Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Ages: All
    Cost: Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.

    Location 610 York Blvd., Hamilton, L8R 3H1

    Email dundurn@hamilton.ca

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


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  • The Heights: A War of 1812 Tour of Dundurn National Historic Site

    Dundurn Castle is built on the history of the War of 1812. Burlington Heights, where Dundurn now stands, was occupied… More >

    Dundurn Castle is built on the history of the War of 1812. Burlington Heights, where Dundurn now stands, was occupied by the British military from 1813 until 1815. Your journey will begin at The Hamilton Military Museum to uncover the history surrounding the property. Discover evidence of military fortifications as the tour takes you outdoors into Dundurn Park. The guided tour will end with a look inside Dundurn Castle focusing on the 1812 architectural features that Sir Allan MacNab later incorporated into his well-known home.  NOTE: This tour contains outdoor components; please come dressed for the weather and for walking on uneven terrain. 

    $20 per person. Pre-registration is required

    Time 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Location 610 York Blvd., Hamilton, L8R 3H1

    Email dundurn@hamilton.ca

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


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  • Air Force Day

    Meet current members of the Royal Canadian Air Force, see their aircraft up close on the ground and learn the… More >

    Meet current members of the Royal Canadian Air Force, see their aircraft up close on the ground and learn the many roles performed by Canada’s air force today. From helicopters, trainers and transports to the CF-18 Hornet plus the collection of vintage military aircraft from the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, visitors will have a chance to view over 60 aircraft. Weather date: Sunday July 9, 2017. Admission: Adult (age 16+) $20, Child (age 6-15) $15. Price includes HST.

    Location 9280 Airport Rd., Mount Hope, L0R 1W0

    Web https://www.hamilton.ca/attractions/festivals-events/canada-150-events-listing


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  • Full Moon Beach Social & Glow Paddle

    Once a month we host a VIP Full Moon Social Beach Party & GLOW Paddle under the stars to celebrate… More >

    Once a month we host a VIP Full Moon Social Beach Party & GLOW Paddle under the stars to celebrate the Summer season and life in general .

    We will meet on the beach just as the sun is starting to wane. Comfortable muskoka chairs & lanterns wait for guests to arrive and settle in. After the initial meet & greet we get geared up for some fun and easy BEACH GAMES. These vary but are easy and simple enough that everyone can participate and have fun. Sweet prizes are included for the winners.

    When the sun finally sets, its time to get on the water!! ( For those that reserved rentals or have own equipment) Everyone gets geared up with GLOW GEAR and proper safety equipment & then it’s time to paddle out into the lake with all our glowy wonder. Please note we have staff to help you get into the water and the paddle is GUIDED. The full moon provides a good amount of light and it’s an absolutely MAGICAL Summer experience. FOR THIS SPECIAL SOUND OF MUSIC GLOW PADDLE, WE WILL MAKE OUR WAY TO A SPECIAL SPOT TO TAKE IN WHATEVER WONDERFUL LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCE IS HAPPENING AT THAT TIME. You may paddle, sit and socialize in the water or a little of both. We offer both stand up paddle board packages AND paddleboats for those wanting a more stable ride.

    FOLLOW LINK TO PURCHASE TICKETS OR YOU MAY EMAIL US TO REQUEST AN ONLINE INVOICE. Clicking attend without purchasing tickets DOES NOT reserve your spot.

    $27.oo Moonlight Social- Bring your own Equipment* +tax
    $ 5.00 PDF rental +tax

    PDF’s must be worn. If you bring your own SUP, we can rent you a PDF if needed. All participants must sign a waiver prior to participating. ** We will always have an inclement weather day, within 2 days. Check individual events for 2nd date. Up to date info will be posted on our social feeds. No refunds due to weather, you may attend next event  

    Time 7:30 pm - 12:00 am

    Location 1084 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, L7S1A2


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  • Music at Fieldcote

    Enjoy a memorable performance every Sunday evening during the months of July & August.  A variety of talented musicians will… More >

    Enjoy a memorable performance every Sunday evening during the months of July & August.  A variety of talented musicians will be performing at the band shell on the grounds of Fieldcote Museum. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and find a spot to be entertained.

    Free outdoor event. 
     
    Performance by Gino Quillico with Boris Brott and the National Academy Orchestra

    Time 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

    Email fieldcote@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.musicatfieldcote.com/


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  • Full Moon Beach Yoga

     pre set RAIN DATE or you may attend the next gathering as below. COST $20.75 plus HST ($23.45) Please follow… More >

     pre set RAIN DATE or you may attend the next gathering as below. COST $20.75 plus HST ($23.45) Please follow link to purchase your tickets. Limited Tickets at the Door. <p data-mce-style="text-align: center;" georgia,="" "bitstream="" charter",="" serif;="" color:="" rgb(68,="" 68,="" 68);="" line-height:="" 1.5;="" font-size:="" 16px;="" margin-bottom:="" 24px;="" text-align:="" center;"="">  

    Time 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

    Location 1084 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, L7S1A2


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  • Peace By Piece: Stitching Together Canadian Stories Launch Event
    The Cotton Factory

    Join us on July 10th for the public launch of the Peace by Piece: Stitching Together Canadians Stories - Quilt… More >

    Join us on July 10th for the public launch of the Peace by Piece: Stitching Together Canadians Stories - Quilt of Belonging Exhibit. Enjoy live entertaiment and a presentation of the Quilt of Belonging by the coordinator as well as the quilt itself.

    Time 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location 270 Sherman Ave N, Hamilton, L8L 3Z4

    Email angelica.smith@theheartofontario.com


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  • Peace By Piece: Stitching Together Canadian Stories

    Celebrate Canada's 150th and share the stories that make Canada special with the Quilt of Belonging exhibit. In addition to… More >

    Celebrate Canada's 150th and share the stories that make Canada special with the Quilt of Belonging exhibit. In addition to the Quilt of Belonging this five week exhibit will showcase interactive programs, talks, workshops, displays, concerts and much more. Stay tuned for more information.

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  • Who is Halton?

    "Who is Halton" is a self guided exhibit commemorating the 200th anniversary of the founding of Halton County in 1816.… More >

    "Who is Halton" is a self guided exhibit commemorating the 200th anniversary of the founding of Halton County in 1816. The exhibit explores the history and culture of the area that has become Halton Region by focusing on the personal stories of its residents, from First Nations and early settlers, its namesake Major William Halton to long-time residents and recent arrivals. This exhibit will Reside at the Cotton Factory. 

    Location 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton, L8L 6N4

    Web http://www.halton.ca/discovering_halton/heritage_services/


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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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  • 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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