Events

Thank you for attending this year’s Ancaster Heritage Days! And thank you for your input on our Heritage Days Survey. We’ve already started planning for next year!


Thank you – your input and comments help to plan future events!

 

 

Click here to view a map of events for this year’s Heritage Days! (And scroll down for more information of each event)

 

2016 ANCASTER HERITAGE DAYS EVENTS


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum Presents: Hands-On Nature Exhibit

Experience Hands on Nature, a traveling exhibition from the Royal Ontario Museum! Through active learning, children and adults will become more aware of their natural surroundings and how to care for our environment.
March 12-October 22
Location: Fieldcote Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Rd, Ancaster
Tickets: Regular admission rates apply
Click here for more information: www.hamilton.ca/attractions/hamilton-civic-museums/fieldcote-memorial-park-museum

 



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Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum Presents: Memories of Saint John’s: The First 200 Years Exhibit

St. John’s Anglican Church of Ancaster celebrates its 200th Anniversary in 2016. This exhibition explores two centuries worth of memories associated with this historic church.
March 12-October 22
Location: Fieldcote Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Rd, Ancaster
Tickets: Regular admission rates apply
Click here for more information: www.hamilton.ca/attractions/hamilton-civic-museums/fieldcote-memorial-park-museum

 


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Ancaster Library Presents: How-to Build a Soapbox Car for Ancaster Heritage Days

Saturday, April 23
Location: Ancaster Square, 300 Wilson St East, Ancaster
Time: 3 p.m. at the library
Registration required. Call the library at 905-648-6911

 


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum Presents: Story Contest

Children from Kindergarten to grade 2 are invited to create and submit a picture or painting that represents anything to do with Ancaster’s heritage. Children from grade 3 to 6 are invited to create and submit a short story or essay that discusses anything to do with Ancaster’s heritage.  Submissions must be received at Fieldcote Museum by May 25.  Entries will be judged with the winners receiving a prize and presentation on the KidsWorld stage on Saturday, June 11.
Current-May 25
For more information contact Daryl at Fieldcote Museum: www.hamilton.ca/attractions/hamilton-civic-museums/fieldcote-memorial-park-museum

 



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Ancaster ArtsFest & Hamilton All Star Jazz Band Presents: School Music Festival

May 24-May26
Location: Old Fire Hall, 334 Wilson St. East, Ancaster
Click here for more info: www.hamiltonallstarjazz.org

 


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Ancaster ArtsFest & Hamilton All Star Jazz Band Presents: Sinatra & Friends

June 2-4
Location: Old Fire Hall, 334 Wilson St. East, Ancaster
Showtime: 8 p.m. Doors 7 p.m.
Tickets: $26.00
Click here for more info: www.hamiltonallstarjazz.org

 


Earth Art Exhibition
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Dates: June 6 – 12, 2016
Time: This show is outdoors in the park so visitors are free to explore anytime during daylight hours
Location: Grounds of Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum
Admission: Free (outdoors only)

Fessenden Public School and Ancaster High School are pleased to present an outdoor Earth Art Exhibition on the grounds of Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum. The show will feature outdoor art works by students from select art classes ranging in age from Kindergarten to Grade 12.   Various media will be used including  natural materials (branches, logs, bark) with some mixed media pieces that incorporate both natural and art materials.  The works will be arranged on the lovely Fieldcote grounds in a variety of locations including fallen logs,  in the gardens (painted sticks) as well as tree hanging pieces (woven willow tree rain drops).

 



The Annual Ancaster Mill Race

Tuesday, June 7
Time: 7 p.m.
Registration is now open
Click here for more info: www.ancastermillrace.com

 


 

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Family Bingo Night in support of Ancaster Community Services

Fun & Prizes for a great cause!
Tuesday, June 7
Location: Under the Big Top in front of Memorial School, Wilson St. East, Ancaster
Time: 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Exchange a non-perishable food donation or toiletry for your bingo card. Great prizes to be won!

 



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Ancaster Farmer’s Market Opening Day!

Wednesday, June 8
Location: St John’s on the Green, 37 Halson St, Ancaster
Time: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Click here for more info: www.shopancasterfarmersmarket.com

 


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Ancaster FilmFest & Sinfonia Ancaster Presents: Films under the Big Top
Sinfonia Ancaster Preform and a Film Showing

Wednesday, June 8 – Casablanca
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Location: Under the Big Top in front of Memorial School, Wilson St. East, Ancaster
Time: 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Free!

Ancaster FilmFest & Hamilton All-Star Jazz Presents: Films under the Big Top

Thursday, June 9 – Grease Sing-A-Long
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Location: Under the Big Top in front of Memorial School, Wilson St. East, Ancaster
Time: 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Free!

 



Ancaster Community Services and Ancaster Rotary AM Presents: The 15th Annual Ancaster Community Links Golf Tournament

Thursday, June 9
Location: Flambourough Hills Golf & Country Club
Click here for more details: www.ancastercommunityservices.ca

 


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ASAC55+ (Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre) Presents: The Strawberry Social

Friday, June 10 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 11 immediately following the parade until 3:00 p.m.
Location: Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson St. East, Ancaster

Support Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre’s annual fundraising initiative!  Join us for a delicious fresh strawberry dessert and refreshments at the Ancaster Old Town Hall during the annual Ancaster Heritage Days festivities!  Our desserts are made by our wonderful volunteers and staff and include delicious fresh strawberries, shortcake, real whipped cream, coffee, tea or beverage.  Cost:   $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for children.  For more details, call the Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre at 905-546-2999.

 


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Ancaster Artsfest & Theatre Ancaster Presents: Nunsense

Friday, June 10 & Saturday, June 11

Back by Popular Demand – Theatre Ancaster presents a remount of the hilarious musical, Nunsense, at the Old Firehall. Prepare to laugh out loud at the efforts of the Little Sisters of Hoboken as they try to raise enough money to bury the four dead sisters in their freezer!

Reserved cabaret seating with bar service by Cavallo Nero.

Location: Old Fire Hall, 334 Wilson St. East, Ancaster

Showtime: 8 p.m.
Tickets: Adults $27; Senior $24 & Students $10
Click here for more info: www.theatreancaster.com

 



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Ancaster ArtsFest & Hamilton All Star Jazz Band Presents: The 905 Band

Friday, June 10
Location: Under the Big Top in front of Memorial School, Wilson St. East, Ancaster
Showtime: 8 p.m. Doors: 7 p.m.
Tickets: $10.00
Click here for more info: www.hamiltonallstarjazz.org

 


 

The Saturday of Ancaster Heritage Days

Ancaster Village on Wilson Street


Saturday, June 11

 

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Ancaster Village Market & Vendors Under the Big Top at Memorial School

10 a.m. – Effort Trust Parade along Wilson Street

11 a.m. – Soapbox Derby

12 p.m. – Dog Show

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – KidsWorld & KidsWorld Stage

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Teen Scene

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11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Main Stage Entertainment

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Annette Haas on the Main Stage

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12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Danielle Doel

1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Hamilton Junior Jazz Band on the Main Stage

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11a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Food Trucks

 


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Ancaster Library Presents: Heritage Days Booksale

Saturday, June 11
Location: Ancaster Square, 300 Wilson St East, Ancaster
Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Ancaster Library Presents: Heritage Days Green Screen

Get a green screen photo with a historic Ancaster landmark or with Scout the library fox!
Saturday, June 11
Location: Ancaster Square, 300 Wilson St East, Ancaster
Times: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 


Ancaster ArtsFest & Hamilton All Star Jazz Band Presents: Casablanca

Great music & great food — A spectacular evening
Saturday, June 11
Location: Under the Big Top in front of Memorial School, Wilson St. East, Ancaster
Showtime: 7 p.m. Doors: 6:30 p.m..
Tickets: $50.00/person or $400.00/table of 8
Click here for more info: www.hamiltonallstarjazz.org

 


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Oakrun Farm Bakery Presents: Fireworks

Saturday, June 11
Location: Morgan Firestone Arena, 385 Jerseyville Rd West, Ancaster
Time: 9:45 p.m. sharp

 


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Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum Presents: A Passion for Fashion

The periods from the late 1790’s to the 1920’s will be on display, with commentary both instructive and humorous.
Sunday, June 12
Location: Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson St. East, Ancaster
Times: 2 p.m to 4 p.m.
Tickets: $20
Click here for more information and to register: www.hamilton.ca/attractions/hamilton-civic-museums/fieldcote-memorial-park-museum


Memories of Saint John’s: The First 200 Years

The doors at St. John’s Anglican Church will be open from 1-3 p.m. for free self guided tours of the church, stained glass windows, and churchyard where many notable local historic figures are buried. There will also be a ticketed English Afternoon Tea from 3-5 p.m.
Sunday, June 12
Advanced Tickets: $25.00
Click here for more info: www.ancasteranglican.org

 


Thank you to our title sponsor – StoneRidge Insurance Brokers!
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