Events Calendar

  • Fall Jazz Series - Heavyweights Brass Band
    Old Firehall Arts Centre

    Enjoy a great evening of music presented by Music at Fieldcote and Hamilton All Star Jazz. Performance by Heavyweights Brass… More >

    Enjoy a great evening of music presented by Music at Fieldcote and Hamilton All Star Jazz. Performance by Heavyweights Brass Band
     
    $25 per person. Purchase tickets at www.hamiltonallstarjazz.org
     

    Time 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Location 334 Wilson Street East, Ancaster, L9G 2C2

    Email fieldcote@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamiltonallstarjazz.org


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  • 'Austen-Tacious' - A Regency Romp at Battlefield House Museum

    Experience the elegance and grace of the regency period as we celebrate the writings of author Jane Austen. Costumes, music,… More >

    Experience the elegance and grace of the regency period as we celebrate the writings of author Jane Austen.

    Costumes, music, dancing, readings and refreshments bring the charm of the early 19th century to life. The event will be held at the Cellar at Grandview - Nash Jackson House.

    $20/person

    For more information contact:
    Phone: 905-662-8458
    Email: battlefield@hamilton.ca
    www.hamilton.ca/battlefieldhouse

    Time 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Location 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek, L8G 1H9

    Email battlefield@hamilton.ca

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


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  • "WILD" Holiday Gala Dinner & Dance

    Meet & mingle with exotic birds, animals, and their handlers! Enjoy a festive evening of fine food and entertainment! $39.95… More >

    Meet & mingle with exotic birds, animals, and their handlers! Enjoy a festive evening of fine food and entertainment!

    $39.95 per person  (+ tax & gratuity)

    Ages 19+

    Minimum of 6 people requred for booking.
     

    Call 519-622-8144 to reserve your spot today!

    Time 5:30 pm - 1:00 am

    Location 1386 Cooper Rd., Hamilton, N1R 5S2


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  • First Day of Christmas

    Visit Dundurn for the first day of its Victorian Christmas for FREE! Join costumed interpreters at Dundurn Castle for a… More >

    Visit Dundurn for the first day of its Victorian Christmas for FREE! Join costumed interpreters at Dundurn Castle for a free visit to the lavish home of Sir Allan MacNab and his family. The Castle will be decorated by The Garden Club of Hamilton with cedar boughs, ribbons and dried flowers. Bring your family and share a Hamilton holiday tradition. Please bring a non-perishable food item to help stock the Good Shepherd's pantry!

    Free museum admission

    Time 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Location 610 York Blvd., Hamilton, L8R 3H1


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  • Victorian Christmas

    Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle. The Garden Club of Hamilton decorates the… More >

    Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle. The Garden Club of Hamilton decorates the Castle in Victorian splendor with cedar boughs, ribbons and dried flowers. Bring your family and share a Hamilton holiday tradition.

    Closed Mondays and holidays.

    Regular admission rates apply.

    Time 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Location 610 York Blvd., Hamilton, L8R 3H1


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  • Victorian Christmas at Dundurn Castle

    Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle. The Garden Club of Hamilton decorates the… More >

    Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle. The Garden Club of Hamilton decorates the Castle in Victorian splendor with cedar boughs, ribbons and dried flowers. Bring your family and share a Hamilton holiday tradition. 
    Closed Mondays
    Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Ages: All
    Cost: 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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  • Fest of Ales

    RBG's Fest-of-Ales returns to help kick off the holiday season in the best way possible - with craft beer! This… More >

    RBG's Fest-of-Ales returns to help kick off the holiday season in the best way possible - with craft beer! This year includes DJs, breweries, food stations, a cash bar for those wanting libations other than beer, and a mocktail station for our important DDs!

    Time 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

    Web http://www.rbg.ca/visitorevents?cgid=3&ceid=2018&cerid=0&cdt=08/12/2016


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  • Holiday Light Show

    This Multi-Media Light, Sound and Theatrical presentation will celebrate Ontario and Canada’s Sesquicentennial in the setting of the picturesque Rock… More >

    This Multi-Media Light, Sound and Theatrical presentation will celebrate Ontario and Canada’s Sesquicentennial in the setting of the picturesque Rock Garden.

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

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


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  • Victorian Christmas Delights: Historic Cooking Workshop

    Enjoy an authentic Victorian Christmas cooking experience at Dundurn. Your culinary journey begins as you are greeted by costumed cooks… More >

    Enjoy an authentic Victorian Christmas cooking experience at Dundurn. Your culinary journey begins as you are greeted by costumed cooks who lead you below stairs to Dundurn's 19th century kitchen for a unique and entertaining experience preparing seasonal desserts! A tour of Dundurn decked out for the season is also included. 
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Ages: 14 years and older. 
    Cost: $50 per person. Pre-registration required.
     

    Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location 610 York Blvd., Hamilton, L8R 3H1

    Email dundurn@hamilton.ca

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


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  • Train Time is any Time
    Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

    Visit with the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers for a day of trains, trains & more trains running on tracks inside… More >

    Visit with the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers for a day of trains, trains & more trains running on tracks inside the 1913 Electric Pump-House.

    Cost: Adults: $7, Seniors/Youth: $6, Children: $5, Infants: Free, Family: $20

    Time 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

    Email steammus@hamilton.ca

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


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  • Lawren Harris Week in Brantford

    Happening across Brantford at various locations. Lawren Harris Week in Brantford celebrates Brantford-born Group of Seven member Lawren S. Harris,… More >

    Happening across Brantford at various locations.

    Lawren Harris Week in Brantford celebrates Brantford-born Group of Seven member Lawren S. Harris, and highlights the abundance of cultural assets in Brantford. The premiere annual celebration will include a week of free, participatory events, as well as the unveiling of a permanent piece of public art in downtown Brantford. 

    Events Listed Below:

    Lawren Harris, Machine Age Artist, with Roald Nasgaard, former Curator at the AGO - Art Gallery of Ontario - Tuesday, October 17 at 7pm Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-roaldnasgaard.eventbrite.com Paint like Lawren Harris with Paint-Club Wednesday, October 18 at 7pm Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant (Coach House) Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-paintclub.eventbrite.com/

    Paint like Lawren Harris with Paint Club - Wednesday, October 18 at 7pm Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant (Coach House) Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-paintclub.eventbrite.com/

    Lawren Harris Homes Open Houses - Thursday, October 19 at 6-8pm Lawren S. Harris Medical Clinic (150 Brant Ave.) & the private home of Johannes Huntjens (41 Dufferin St.) Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-openhouses.eventbrite.com/

    Brant Theatre Workshops presents The Art of War - Friday, October 20 at 7:30pm Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant (Coach House) Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-theartofwar.eventbrite.com/ 

    Lawren Harris Walking Tour with the Brant Historical Society - Saturday, October 21 at 10:30am Meet at the M. Chandler Heritage House at W. Ross Macdonald School Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-walkingtour.eventbrite.com/ 

    Lawren Harris Birthday Party - Sunday, October 22 at 5pm Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-birthdayparty.eventbrite.com/

    Unveiling of the Lawren Harris Public Art Piece - Monday, October 23 at 5pm Brantford Public Library Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-unveiling.eventbrite.com/


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  • Lawren Harris Week
    Various Locations

    The Lawren Harris Movement invites you to Lawren Harris Week in #Brantford from October 16-23. The week features 7 #FREE… More >

    The Lawren Harris Movement invites you to Lawren Harris Week in #Brantford from October 16-23. The week features 7 #FREE activities (listed below) that all ages will enjoy. From walking tours, to talks, to birthday celebrations, to a brand new play, you won't want to miss what we have in store!

    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
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    Lawren Harris: Machine Age Artist, with Roald Nasgaard, former Curator at the AGO - Art Gallery of Ontario
    Tuesday, October 17 at 7pm
    Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts
    Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-roaldnasgaard.eventbrite.com/
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    Paint like Lawren Harris with Paint-Club
    Wednesday, October 18 at 7pm
    Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant (Coach House)
    Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-paintclub.eventbrite.com/
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    Lawren Harris Homes Open Houses
    Thursday, October 19 at 6-8pm
    Lawren S. Harris Medical Clinic (150 Brant Ave.) & the private home of Johannes Huntjens (41 Dufferin St.)
    Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-openhouses.eventbrite.com/
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    Brant Theatre Workshops presents The Art of War
    Friday, October 20 at 7:30pm
    Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant (Coach House)
    Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-theartofwar.eventbrite.com/
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    Lawren Harris Walking Tour with the Brant Historical Society
    Saturday, October 21 at 10:30am
    Meet at the M. Chandler Heritage House at W. Ross Macdonald School
    Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-walkingtour.eventbrite.com/
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    Lawren Harris Birthday Party
    Sunday, October 22 at 5pm
    Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant
    Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-birthdayparty.eventbrite.com/
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    Unveiling of the Lawren Harris Public Art Piece
    Monday, October 23 at 5pm
    Brantford Public Library
    Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-unveiling.eventbrite.com/
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    About the Lawren Harris Movement
    The Lawren Harris Movement is a group of inspired citizens and culture organization members working to elevate the role of arts and culture in our community. Members of the Movement include Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, City of Brantford Arts & Culture, Dave Levac, Brant Theatre Workshops, Brant Historical Society, Paint-Club, and a number of Brantford’s creative citizens. The goal of the Movement is to elevate the profile of the abundance of cultural assets in Brantford through the a Lawren Harris Week with local celebrations annually, as well as a legacy piece of public art in downtown Brantford.

    THANK YOU!
    The Lawren Harris Movement thanks the Province of Ontario, City of Brantford, Brant Community Foundation, The Crew / Real Estate and Murky Productions for the generous support of Lawren Harris Week.

    Location Various Locations, Brantford

    Email partnerships@glenhyrst.ca

    Web http://www.lawrenharris.ca


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  • Fall Festival at Terra Cotta

    Celebrate local food, drink and entertainment at Terra Cotta Conservation Area’s Fall Festival. This festival takes place Saturdays in October. Enjoy… More >

    Celebrate local food, drink and entertainment at Terra Cotta Conservation Area’s Fall Festival. This festival takes place Saturdays in October.

    Enjoy a variety of delicious food from local food trucks, take in live music or sample craft beer at our beer garden. Visit our marketplace and shop with over a dozen local vendors each week.

    Special activities for the kids include a bouncy castle, hay bale play area, giant family games, pumpkin painting and face painting.

    Explore the trails by foot or take a wagon ride through the forest.  This fall is the perfect time to explore the outdoors and get inspired by nature.

    This festival has something fun for everyone!  All ages welcome.

    PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

    Saturday, October 7

    Saturday, October 14

    Saturday, October 21

    Please note: no ATM available onsite.

    Location 14452 Winston Churchill Blvd., Halton Hills, L0P 1N0

    Web http://www.creditvalleyca.ca/enjoy-the-outdoors/conservation-areas/terra-cotta-conservation-area/


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  • Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm Gain insight into the lives of… More >

    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
    12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

    The effects of the First World War were so far-reaching they impacted the lives of every Hamiltonian. Follow the course of Hamilton’s involvement from the initial ‘call to arms’ to the post-war period through treasures from the collections of The Hamilton Military Museum including letters, photos and personal items owned by Hamiltonians, and experience the war Through Their Eyes

    Cost: Family: $11.50, Adults: $4, Seniors: $3.50, Youth: $3.50, Children: $3, Infants: Free

    For more information contact:
    Phone: 905-546-2872
    Email: military@hamilton.ca
    www.hamilton.ca/militarymuseum

     

    Time 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Location 610 York Blvd., Hamilton, L8R 3H1

    Email military@hamilton.ca

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


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  • Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series

    Join us for a historically-themed illustrated talk. Tuesdays:  September 12th, October 10th, November 14th and December 12th - 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm  More >

    Join us for a historically-themed illustrated talk. Tuesdays:  September 12th, October 10th, November 14th and December 12th - 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm 

    Time 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Location 77 King St. W., Hamilton, L8G 5E5


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  • Exhibition: Wine, Water, and Oil: Domestic Vessels from the Greek & Roman World
    McMaster Museum of Art

    Wine, Water, and Oil: Domestic Vessels from the Greek & Roman World Ongoing exhibition curated by Dr. Spencer Pope.   This antiquities… More >

    Wine, Water, and Oil: Domestic Vessels from the Greek & Roman World
    Ongoing exhibition curated by Dr. Spencer Pope.   This antiquities exhibition presents a picture of daily domestic life in the ancient world through objects familiar to Greek and Roman households. 

    Time 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Location 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8S 4L6

    Email museum@mcmaster.ca


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  • A Cultivating Journey: The Herman H. Levy Legacy Exhibition
    McMaster Museum of Art

     A Cultivating Journey: The Herman H. Levy Legacy 1 September – 9 December, 2017 This exhibition examines and celebrates the… More >

     A Cultivating Journey: The Herman H. Levy Legacy

    1 September – 9 December, 2017

    This exhibition examines and celebrates the collection of significant European historical and modern art donated to the McMaster Museum of Art by Hamilton businessman Herman H. Levy in 1984. Featured are paintings by Claude Monet, Gustave Caillebotte, Gustave Courbet, Camille Pissarro, Chaim Soutine, Vincent van Gogh and more.

    Ihor Holubizky | CURATOR’S TALK: Tuesday October 24, 12:30 – 1:20 pm
    Curating & Collecting: Thursday November 23, 6 – 8 pm
    A Public Talk by Tobi Bruce (Director, Collections &  Exhibitions, Art Gallery of Hamilton)

                               Ihor Holubizky  (Senior Curator, McMaster Museum of Art)

    Time 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Location 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8S 4L6

    Email museum@mcmaster.ca


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  • Indigenous People and Plant Discovery Trail

    The Indigenous People and Plants Discovery Trail will showcase Anishinabek culture’s relationship with Ontario’s native flora. The trail will be… More >

    The Indigenous People and Plants Discovery Trail will showcase Anishinabek culture’s relationship with Ontario’s native flora. The trail will be created in partnership with Anishinabek elders and traditional teachers.

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

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


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  • Stand on Guard: Sport in Canada

    An amazing look into the history of some well-known sports that Canadians enjoy that have been influenced by a number… More >

    An amazing look into the history of some well-known sports that Canadians enjoy that have been influenced by a number of factors including our four seasons and our geographic and social diversity. Learn the cultural origins and some cool facts about hockey, basketball, lacrosse, rugby, karate and cricket among other sports and Canada's role in their development.

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


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  • Exhibition: Struck by Likening: The Power & Discontents of Artworld Analogies
    McMaster Museum of Art

    Struck by Likening: The Power & Discontents of Artworld Analogies 19 August – 2 December 2017 Guest Curator:  Mark A.… More >

    Struck by Likening: The Power & Discontents of Artworld Analogies

    19 August – 2 December 2017

    Guest Curator:  Mark A. Cheetham (Professor of Art History and Senior Fellow at Massey College, University of Toronto)

    This exhibition explores commonplace declarations such as “Tom Thomson is the Van Gogh of Canada” and Norval Morrisseau is “the Picasso of the North” and the many issues raised by such comparisons. Works of art in the exhibition are drawn from the historical, modern and contemporary collection of the McMaster Museum of Art, and loans from the Art Gallery of Hamilton, the Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Museum London and the Corkin Gallery, Toronto.

    CURATOR’s TALK - Getting Some Distance on Likening:  Wednesday October 4, 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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