upcoming events

Evening Art at Ruthven Park Spring Workshop Series

This spring, enjoy Ruthven Park’s suite of art workshops on biweekly Wednesday evenings in the Coach House! The Evening Art at Ruthven Park Spring Workshop Series is open to everyone; no experience is necessary for participation in any of the workshops. The cost is $40.00 + HST per workshop in the Series. However, the more […]

Mansion Tours Back for March Break!

Ahead of Ruthven Park National Historic Site’s opening weekend on May 19, 2018, staff are thrilled to announce that traditional historic mansion tours will be taking place every week day afternoon during March Break (March 12 – 16 inclusive)! Tours will take place on the hour each day at 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:00 […]

February Family Fun at Ruthven Park

Ruthven Park National Historic Site is putting the focus on families for February 2018 by offering two fun events to help Haldimand County get through the last full month of winter. Mark them on your calendar today to make sure you don’t miss out! Families Go Wild at Ruthven Park on Family Day 2018 Date: […]

Christmas at Ruthven Park: Scottish Tea, Tia McGraff Concert, and Candlelight Tours

Ruthven Park staff are excited to announce the return of three wonderful Christmas programs for December 2017! They are listed in chronological order below. Scottish Tea and Tour: SOLD OUT! Date: Sunday, December 10, 2017 Time: 2:00pm Tickets/RSVP: Yes; please book and pay in advance. Cost: $14.00 adults, $12.00 seniors, $5.00 children. Address: 243 Haldimand […]

Remembrance Day At Ruthven Park

The public is invited to an afternoon Remembrance Day event at Ruthven Park with a special focus on World War One this year. All ages are welcome. Though all activities will be held indoors, we suggest visitors dress for the weather in case they would like to explore the site’s 5 km of trails before […]

Ruthven’s For The Birds Festival 2017

Ruthven Park National Historic Site’s annual birding festival returns for another year of high-flying fun and excitement! This all-ages drop-in event will offer something for everyone, and will take place rain or shine. Children’s activities and refreshments will be available throughout the event. Ruthven is proud to be part of the Haldimand Bird Observatory and […]

21st Annual Cars in the Park Vintage Car Show

Ruthven Park National Historic Site staff, the Lower Grand River Land Trust Inc., and the site’s fantastic team of volunteers are excited to announce that the annual Cars in the Park Vintage Car Show will be returning on Thanksgiving Monday 2017 for its 21st year! This event has been hit with car cruisers from throughout […]

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