Museum Events

Exhibit: Elements of Decay

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 to Saturday, September 29, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join us for a compelling display of thought-provoking images by local photographer Hank Rintjema

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 to Saturday, September 29, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Let the Dream Take Flight Tea & Fashion Show

Friday, September 28, 2018
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
St. John's Anglican Church, 272 Wilson Street East, Hamilton

Join us as we celebrate Fieldcote’s 30th Anniversary with an Afternoon Tea, Fashion Show and Silent Auction. Doors open at 1:30 pm

Apple Festival

Saturday, September 29, 2018
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Join us for fall-time harvest fun in Battlefield Park.

Historic Cooking Workshop: Pumpkins and Spice - SOLD OUT

Saturday, September 29, 2018
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy a hands-on cooking workshop of some traditional pumpkin recipes and their spices.

Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Join us for a historically-themed illustrated talk.

Cost: Free for members. $2 for non-members.

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 to Saturday, October 20, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Wednesday Wigglers: October

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

The Wednesday Wiggler program provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through a balance of adult

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, October 18, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote.

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 to Saturday, October 27, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Wednesday Wigglers: October

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

The Wednesday Wiggler program provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through a balance of adult

Annual Pumpkin Walk

Thursday, October 25, 2018
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join us for slightly spooky trail walk through the grounds of Fieldcote Park, illuminated by hand-carved pumpkins both comical and creepy.

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 to Saturday, November 3, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Wednesday Wigglers: October

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

The Wednesday Wiggler program provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through a balance of adult

Paint Night Fundraiser for Fieldcote Museum

Thursday, November 1, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

Join us for a Paint Nite Fundraiser. Instructor led, you will be guided to create a 16”x20” Garden Path of Colours masterpiece!

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 to Saturday, November 10, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Wednesday Wigglers: November

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

The Wednesday Wiggler program provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through a balance of adult

Cheers to Victory!

Friday, November 9, 2018
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag” and join the celebration as we commemorate the end of the Great War!

Cheers to Victory!

Friday, November 9, 2018
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag” and join the celebration as we commemorate the end of the Great War!

Peace at Last: A Centennial Celebration

Saturday, November 10, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In commemoration of the end of the First World War and the celebrations which were held marking its end, join us for an afternoon of family-friendl

Peace at Last: A Centennial Celebration

Saturday, November 10, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In commemoration of the end of the First World War and the celebrations which were held marking its end, join us for an afternoon of family-friendl

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 to Saturday, November 17, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Join us for a historically-themed illustrated talk.

Cost: Free for members. $2 for non-members.

Wednesday Wigglers: November

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

The Wednesday Wiggler program provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through a balance of adult

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, November 15, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote.

Crack the Code

Saturday, November 17, 2018
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Do you have what it takes to be a codebreaker?

The McQuesten Family Christmas: Opening Weekend

Saturday, November 17, 2018 to Sunday, November 18, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Visit Whitehern to see the home in all its Christmas finery.

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 to Sunday, November 25, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Visit Whitehern to see the home in all its Christmas finery.

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 to Saturday, November 24, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Wednesday Wigglers: November

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

The Wednesday Wiggler program provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through a balance of adult

Christmas in the Pioneer Spirit

Saturday, November 24, 2018 to Sunday, November 25, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Gather your family together, take a break from holiday shopping and step back in time to experience the warmth, welcome & simplicity of an earl

One Day Medieval Illumination Watercolour Class

Sunday, November 25, 2018
10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

Enjoy this one-day opportunity to create your own special project using the processes of Medieval Illumination.

First Day of Christmas at Dundurn

Sunday, November 25, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Visit Dundurn for the first day of its Victorian Christmas for free.

Victorian Christmas

Sunday, November 25, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle.

Christmas in the Pioneer Spirit

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 to Sunday, December 2, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Gather your family together, take a break from holiday shopping and step back in time to experience the warmth, welcome & simplicity of an earl

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 to Sunday, December 2, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Visit Whitehern to see the home in all its Christmas finery.

Victorian Christmas

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 to Sunday, December 2, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle.

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 to Saturday, December 1, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Wednesday Wigglers: November

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

The Wednesday Wiggler program provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through a balance of adult

Historic Cooking Workshop: Victorian Christmas Delights

Saturday, December 1, 2018
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy an authentic Victorian Christmas cooking experience at Dundurn. Pre-registration is required.

Historic Cooking Workshop: Dough-Re-Me

Sunday, December 2, 2018
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Come to Dundurn for family fun and prepare tasty treats in the historic kitchen below stairs. Pre-registration is required.

Christmas in the Pioneer Spirit

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 to Sunday, December 9, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Gather your family together, take a break from holiday shopping and step back in time to experience the warmth, welcome & simplicity of an earl

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 to Sunday, December 9, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Visit Whitehern to see the home in all its Christmas finery.

Victorian Christmas

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 to Sunday, December 9, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle.

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 to Saturday, December 8, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Wednesday Wigglers: December

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

The Wednesday Wiggler program provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through a balance of adult

Historic Cooking Workshop: Delicious Desserts

Friday, December 7, 2018
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Baking for the holidays is a large part of many household traditions. Pre-registration is required.

Christmas Evening Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, December 8, 2018 to Sunday, December 9, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy a unique opportunity to see Dundurn Castle decorated for Christmas in the evening. Pre-registration is required.

Christmas in the Pioneer Spirit

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to Sunday, December 16, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Gather your family together, take a break from holiday shopping and step back in time to experience the warmth, welcome & simplicity of an earl

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to Sunday, December 16, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Visit Whitehern to see the home in all its Christmas finery.

Victorian Christmas

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to Sunday, December 16, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle.

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to Saturday, December 15, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Wednesday Wigglers: December

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

The Wednesday Wiggler program provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through a balance of adult

The Big Sing!

Friday, December 14, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

Embrace the holiday spirit at the historic Ancaster Old Town Hall and enjoy live music with hot cider and treats.

Christmas Evening Tours at Dundurn

Friday, December 14, 2018 to Sunday, December 16, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy a unique opportunity to see Dundurn Castle decorated for Christmas in the evening. Pre-registration is required.

Christmas in the Pioneer Spirit

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 to Sunday, December 23, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Gather your family together, take a break from holiday shopping and step back in time to experience the warmth, welcome & simplicity of an earl

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 to Sunday, December 23, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Visit Whitehern to see the home in all its Christmas finery.

Victorian Christmas

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 to Sunday, December 23, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle.

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 to Saturday, December 22, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Wednesday Wigglers: December

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

The Wednesday Wiggler program provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through a balance of adult

Christmas Evening Tours at Dundurn

Friday, December 21, 2018 to Sunday, December 23, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy a unique opportunity to see Dundurn Castle decorated for Christmas in the evening. Pre-registration is required.

Christmas in the Pioneer Spirit

Tuesday, December 25, 2018 to Sunday, December 30, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Gather your family together, take a break from holiday shopping and step back in time to experience the warmth, welcome & simplicity of an earl

Winter Whimsy

Thursday, December 27, 2018 to Sunday, December 30, 2018
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

School is out! Come into the Hamilton Children’s Museum for some winter fun.

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Thursday, December 27, 2018 to Sunday, December 30, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Visit Whitehern to see the home in all its Christmas finery.

Victorian Christmas

Thursday, December 27, 2018 to Sunday, December 30, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle.

Ring in the New Year

Thursday, December 27, 2018 to Saturday, December 29, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy a unique opportunity to see Dundurn Castle decorated for the holidays in the evening. Pre-registration is required.

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 to Sunday, January 6, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Visit Whitehern to see the home in all its Christmas finery.