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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 Years 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.


Fall Jazz Series - Broadsway with Heather Bambrick


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 - Tara Davidson Quartet


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


Fall Jazz Series - Tribute to Eva Cassidy featuring Candace Walkes


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


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 then wander over to the Old Town Hall for a Tea and Talk on Chrimstas traditions. (see Bah Humbug! listing for details)
Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event.


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. Visit Fieldcote before the talk for a Special Opening of our Forest of Christmas Trees exhibition (5-7pm)
Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $5.00 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: Thursday, November 20, 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.


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.


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, January 15, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Winter 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, January 24, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $25.00 per person


Winter 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, January 31, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $25.00 per person


Winter 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, February 7, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $25.00 per person


Exhibit:

Weird and Wonderful - Odd and Intriguing Artifacts from the Fieldcote Collection


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Fieldcote displays some of the more mystifying, obscure and fascinating artifacts from its collection. Have fun trying to guess what the items were used for. Prizes to be won!
Date: Saturday, February 14, 2015 to Monday, March 2, 2015 (Tuesday to Saturday)
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


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, February 19, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Winter 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, February 21, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $25.00 per person


Winter 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, February 28, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $25.00 per person


A Weird and Wonderful March Break


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Bring the family to see our current exhibit and explore some extra special objects that will mystify young and old alike. Have fun trying to guess what the items were used for.
Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 to Saturday, March 21, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


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, March 19, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Coffee & Culture at The Old Town Hall: The Weird and the Wonderful in the City Collection


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Join us at the historic Ancaster Old Town Hall for coffee, treats, and a lively discussion. Richard Barlas, Registrar for the Hamilton Civic Museums Collections, provides a fascinating glimpse into some of the odd and obscure artifacts belonging to the City of Hamilton
Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Donations gladly accepted. Free event.


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, April 16, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Doors Open Hamilton


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Celebrate Hamilton's rich history and explore its architectural gems and undiscovered treasures. Experience the exhibition, Weird and Wonderful: Odd and Intriguing Artifacts from the Fieldcote Collection.
Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015 and Sunday, May 3, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event.


Exhibit:

Student Art Show - Ancaster High School Displays Its Best


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Come delight in the amazing creative talents shown by the youth of our community!
Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015 to Saturday, May 30, 2015 (Closed Mondays)
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


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, May 21, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Second Annual Ancaster ArtsFest


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Join Hamilton All Star Jazz and partners including Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum in a week-long celebration of the performing arts in Ancaster. Festivities include a music festival from May 26 to May 29 at the Old Firehall Arts Centre featuring local school bands, Pladiators Sketch Comedy and open air concerts. Please refer to Hamilton All Star Jazz web site for details and to purchase tickets: www.hamiltonallstarjazz.org
Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 to Saturday, May 30, 2015 (Times vary according to events.)
Time: Regular admission hours apply.
Ages: All
Cost: Varies according to event. Please see website www.hamiltonallstarjazz.org


Ancaster Heritage Days


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Fieldcote will be a part of Heritage Days in beautiful downtown Ancaster. Bring the whole family!
Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 to Sunday, June 14, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $15.00 per person Pre-registration required.


Movie Night at Fieldcote


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

The Ancaster Heritage Days weekend festivities kick off with Family Movie Night. The event will also feature food trucks to enjoy throughout the evening. Bring your own chairs or blanket
Date: Friday, June 12, 2015
Time: 9:30 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Exhibit:

More Than Fifty Shades of Grey: The Art of Black and White Photography


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Between the light and the dark there are more than fifty shades of grey. Black and white photographs offer a special appeal, as they combine black and white in a continuum producing a range of “shades of grey”. This juried exhibition features a collection of outstanding monochrome photographic images by local artists.
Date: Saturday, June 13, 2015 to Saturday, October 24, 2015 (Closed Mondays)
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


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, June 18, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Music at Fieldcote


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: Friday, July 3, 2015
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.


Music at Fieldcote


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: Friday, July 10, 2015
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.


Music at Fieldcote


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: Friday, July 24, 2015
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.


Music at Fieldcote


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: Friday, July 31, 2015
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.


Music at Fieldcote


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 2, 2015
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.


Films at Fieldcote


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Enjoy movies under the stars every Friday evening in August. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Parking is available within close proximity of Fieldcote including the area behind Ryerson United Church. Visit www.musicatfieldcote.com for details and movie titles.
Date: Friday, August 7, 2015
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Music at Fieldcote


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 9, 2015
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.


Films at Fieldcote


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Enjoy movies under the stars every Friday evening in August. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Parking is available within close proximity of Fieldcote including the area behind Ryerson United Church. Visit www.musicatfieldcote.com for details and movie titles.
Date: Friday, August 14, 2015
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Music at Fieldcote


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 16, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Films at Fieldcote


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 21, 2015
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Music at Fieldcote


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 23, 2015
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.


Films at Fieldcote


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 28, 2015
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


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, October 15, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


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, November 19, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.