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Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum - Events



Location:
64 Sulphur Springs Rd. (map)
Ancaster, Ontario L9G 1L8

Phone: 905-648-8144
Fax: 905-648-4857
Email: fieldcote@hamilton.ca


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Hours of Operation

Year-round:

Exhibits and archives:
Open Tuesday to Saturday
1 pm to 5 pm or by appointment.

Guests are welcome to wander through the gardens any time.

Closed Mondays, Good Friday, Canada Day (July 1), and Christmas Day through New Year’s Day.

Admission Rates

  • $3.50 Adults (18-59)
  • $3.00 Seniors (60+)
  • $3.00 Students * (13-17)
  • $2.50 Child (6-12)
  • FREE Infant (5 and under)
  • $10.00 Family **

* Student = 13-17 or with valid student ID
** Family = two adults and dependant children under 18

Events, Workshops and Exhibitions

Admission rates and scheduled events are subject to change. Please call to confirm.


Bicentennial 1812 Exhibit: Noose, Knife and Fire: The Bloody Assize


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Explore Ancaster's experience during the War of 1812 with a focus on the Bloody Assize treason trials. View giant paintings of the prosecutors and the accused, explore the evidence and judge for yourself, all against the backdrop of the re-created courtroom of the former Union Hotel. Discover the impact of the war on local farmers and residents, all from within the surroundings of an 1812 barn interior.
Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014 to Saturday, September 27, 2014 (Tuesday to Saturday)
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Films at Fieldcote - Frozen


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Enjoy movies under the stars every Friday evening in August. In case of rain the movies will be shown inside at The Ancaster Old Town Hall. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Parking is available within close proximity of Fieldcote including the area behind Ryerson United Church. See www.musicatfieldcote.com for further details and names of the movies.
Date: Friday, August 22, 2014
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Music at Fieldcote - Liona Boyd


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

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. For more information on the artists performing go to: http://www.musicatfieldcote.com/
Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Donations gratefully accepted. Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Noose, Knife & Fire: The Bloody Assize exhibit closes


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

The museum's current exhibition, Noose, Knife and Fire: The Bloody Assize will finish on Saturday, September 27, 2014
Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum. Pre-registration required.


Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at it's monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.
Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Fall Jazz Series


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Enjoy a great evening of music presented by Music at Fieldcote and Hamilton All Star Jazz at the Old Firehall Arts Centre located at 334 Wilson Street East in Ancaster.
Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $25.00 per person


Fall Jazz Series


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Enjoy a great evening of music presented by Music at Fieldcote and Hamilton All Star Jazz at the Old Firehall Arts Centre located at 334 Wilson Street East in Ancaster.
Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $25.00 per person


Fall Jazz Series


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Enjoy a great evening of music presented by Music at Fieldcote and Hamilton All Star Jazz at the Old Firehall Arts Centre located at 334 Wilson Street East in Ancaster.
Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $25.00 per person


Fall Jazz Series


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Enjoy a great evening of music presented by Music at Fieldcote and Hamilton All Star Jazz at the Old Firehall Arts Centre located at 334 Wilson Street East in Ancaster.
Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $25.00 per person.


A Forest of Christmas Trees


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Get into the holiday spirit! Decorate a Christmas tree and win a prize. Explore a magical display of Christmas trees and vote for your favourites! Prizes awarded at The Big Sing on Friday, December 12, 2014
Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 to Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Magical Evening Opening of Forest of Christmas Trees


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Please join us for a magical evening opening of our Forest of Christmas Trees exhibition. Explore the “forest” and vote for your favourite trees while enjoying hot cider, festive treats and music
Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event.


Fall Jazz Series


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Enjoy a great evening of music presented by Music at Fieldcote and Hamilton All Star Jazz at the Old Firehall Arts Centre located at 334 Wilson Street East in Ancaster.
Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $25.00 per person.


Fall Jazz Series


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Enjoy a great evening of music presented by Music at Fieldcote and Hamilton All Star Jazz at the Old Firehall Arts Centre located at 334 Wilson Street East in Ancaster.
Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $25.00 per person


Bah Humbug! The Old Fashioned Christmas and how our traditions began.


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Join us at the historic Ancaster Old Town Hall for a special tea, with festive treats and a talk about the origins of many Christmas traditions. Daryl MacTavish, Program Coordinator at Fieldcote Museum, will provide an entertaining and informative talk about "old fashioned" Christmas customs, traditions and decorations. The Ancaster Old Town Hall is located at 310 Wilson Street.
Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $5.00 per person


Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote, held on the third Thursday of every month. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.
Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


The Big Sing!


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Embrace the holiday spirit at the historic Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street, for live music, hot cider, treats and Christmas Tree Awards. Enjoy a delightful concert and carol sing-along with the Kaleidoscope Singers. Not to be missed!
Date: Friday, December 12, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $10.00 per person. $20.00 per family.