Come out to Ruthven Park for a family fun event! Learn to identify the variety of insects that come out after dark on the grounds and discover what makes each of them unique. Wednesday, August 28th at 8:00 pm. Pre-registration is required, admission by donation! Call to book 905.772.0560.
Dear members and friends, The busiest and hopefully warmest season of all has arrived at Ruthven Park! Our grounds are greener than ever with all this rain as well the mansion and grounds continue to be a draw for visitors from far and wide. The Mansion is now open for guided tours 7 days a […]
Ruthven Park is a rural 1,500-acre country estate and former home of the Thompson family located in Cayuga, Ontario. The property is a unique and diverse environment consisting of archaeological, built heritage resources, cultural heritage and natural heritage landscapes, including a historic house museum and other heritage buildings, slough forests and two cemeteries. The property […]
Dear members and friends, We hope the rain has finally cleared out and that the sunshine is here to stay! We hope you’re enjoying the beautiful sun throughout Haldimand County just as much as we are. May is museum month, and May 18th happens to be International Museum Day, so we thought what better way […]
On May 11th join our bird banders in the banding station—daybreak until noon. Keeping with the 2019 International Migratory Bird Day Theme “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution” we ask that you join us from 10 am-noon to clean up the plastic garbage along the highway and the river trail. Gloves and […]
No registration required, all are welcome! Fun for the whole family, come and support your local not for profit, non-government organization.
Dear members and friends, With the snow starting to melt and the days getting longer, we’re starting to think spring is officially here! In this month’s newsletter, you’ll find a recap of past events – such as the Taste of the Irish and our March Break activities – and details about upcoming events, International Bird […]
Nestled along the banks of the winding Grand River, Caledonia is rich in stories of the past. We invite your group to explore the historic roots of Caledonia in Haldimand County. Pre-registration is required, $45 per person, please call Ruthven Park at 905.772.0560 to reserve a ticket. This is a multi-stop event which you are […]
Join us April 24 at Ruthven Park NHS for Plant 101 with Chris Di Raddo Plants are becoming more popular for gardeners due to an increase in awareness and education about our environment. Join our presenter Chris Di Raddo owner of Sassafras Farms Ecological Consulting and Restoration to learn more about his farm, native […]
Dear members and friends, Welcome to a new season! It will officially be spring tomorrow – the equinox will take place Wednesday, March 20 – and although there’s been a chill in the air, there are signs of growth and renewal throughout Ruthven Park’s beautiful picturesque landscape. Though the Mansion is still closed (until Victoria […]