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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 or after the event.

The schedule for the afternoon will be as follows:

1:00 pm – Tour of the beautiful 1840s Thompson Family Mansion
2:00 pm – Presentation by Dr. Marty Wood entitled “The Thompson Women in the Great War: 1914-1918”
3:00 pm – Studio Babette Puppet Theatre performance of “From Ruthven to Passchendaele” (read a review of the performance here!)

Scheduled activities for this event will wrap up around 4:00 pm.

Cameras are welcome (and encouraged!) and the Hollyhock Gift Shop will be open in the Thompson Family Mansion, featuring items and books related to the Canadian military for interested shoppers.

We look forward to seeing you here for our feature November event!

Mark Your Calendar

Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Tickets/RSVP: No
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to tour; talk and performance by donation
Address: 243 Haldimand Highway 54, Cayuga, Ontario, N0A 1E0
Location: the Thompson Family Mansion and the Coach House (map available at Ruthven Park entrance)