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Fieldcote will be a part of Heritage Days in beautiful downtown Ancaster. Bring the whole family!  Please visit the exhibit Poetry in Stitches, featuring textile works inspired by poetry.

Catch a ride on a miniature train, operated by the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers! Various model engines will be running on the miniature railroad track at the museum. Make sure to head to the Pumphouse to learn about Hamilton’s first Waterworks, built in 1859. Light refreshments will be sold at the “Keefer Café” in the museum gift shop. Free event, museum admission by donation.

For more information please follow the link on the "learn more" section.

Catch a ride on a miniature train, operated by the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers! Various model engines will be running on the miniature railroad track at the museum. Make sure to head to the Pumphouse to learn about Hamilton’s first Waterworks, built in 1859. Light refreshments will be sold at the “Keefer Café” in the museum gift shop. Free event, museum admission by donation.

For more information please follow the link on the "learn more" section.

Visit Dundurn Park for a fantastic fun-filled afternoon that promises enjoyment for all ages! Step into the history of Decoration Day dating back to 1890 and join us to commemorate this annual tradition with free family-friendly activities. Get up close to authentic military vehicles, meet soldiers dressed in period uniforms, explore captivating displays, partake in hands-on activities and enjoy historic presentations. Don't miss out on this afternoon of laughter, learning, and unforgettable experiences with a perfect blend of history and family fun!

JOIN US FOR OUR 26TH ANNUAL SOARING SPIRIT FESTIVAL & POW WOW, HONOURING ALL OUR RELATIONS AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY!

Featuring dancers, drummers, vendors, food & live music at this all nations family event. Free attendance.

Join us on the land at Creekside and celebrate with the traditional Indigenous singers and musicians for a day of music and dancing. Explore the patchwork of meadow and forest in Battlefield Park and visit the art and food fair for unique cuisine and one-of-a-kind objects created by local Indigenous chefs and artists.

Presented by Branches Of Native Development, with thanks to The City of Hamilton Civic Museums – and our volunteers, vendors, guests & participants!

JOIN US FOR OUR 26TH ANNUAL SOARING SPIRIT FESTIVAL & POW WOW, HONOURING ALL OUR RELATIONS AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY!

Featuring dancers, drummers, vendors, food & live music at this all nations family event. Free attendance.

Join us on the land at Creekside and celebrate with the traditional Indigenous singers and musicians for a day of music and dancing. Explore the patchwork of meadow and forest in Battlefield Park and visit the art and food fair for unique cuisine and one-of-a-kind objects created by local Indigenous chefs and artists.

Presented by Branches Of Native Development, with thanks to The City of Hamilton Civic Museums – and our volunteers, vendors, guests & participants!

Young ones are invited to drop in for free nature-based activities in Sophia’s Garden, a new child-focused interactive space located in Dundurn’s Historic Kitchen Garden. This area of the garden was inspired by The Diary of Sophia MacNab. Sophia describes growing a small plot of fruits and vegetables with her younger sister at Dundurn in 1846. This new garden features plants selected to inspire kids to touch, smell and interact with nature. Join Hamilton Children’s Museum staff to explore plants, animals, insects and engage in hands-on activities.

This program is weather dependent and will be cancelled if there is audible thunder, heavy rain, or if temperatures are above 40 degrees Celsius.

For more information please follow the link on the "learn more" section.

Young ones are invited to drop in for free nature-based activities in Sophia’s Garden, a new child-focused interactive space located in Dundurn’s Historic Kitchen Garden. This area of the garden was inspired by The Diary of Sophia MacNab. Sophia describes growing a small plot of fruits and vegetables with her younger sister at Dundurn in 1846. This new garden features plants selected to inspire kids to touch, smell and interact with nature. Join Hamilton Children’s Museum staff to explore plants, animals, insects and engage in hands-on activities.

This program is weather dependent and will be cancelled if there is audible thunder, heavy rain, or if temperatures are above 40 degrees Celsius.

For more information please follow the link on the "learn more" section.

Young ones are invited to drop in for free nature-based activities in Sophia’s Garden, a new child-focused interactive space located in Dundurn’s Historic Kitchen Garden. This area of the garden was inspired by The Diary of Sophia MacNab. Sophia describes growing a small plot of fruits and vegetables with her younger sister at Dundurn in 1846. This new garden features plants selected to inspire kids to touch, smell and interact with nature. Join Hamilton Children’s Museum staff to explore plants, animals, insects and engage in hands-on activities.

This program is weather dependent and will be cancelled if there is audible thunder, heavy rain, or if temperatures are above 40 degrees Celsius.

For more information please follow the link on the "learn more" section.

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