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  • Postponing of Public Events

    FREE
    March 15, 2020 Postponing of Events at Eldon House
    Currently all special events, tours and public programming will be postponed to a later date. The follow events postponed are: April 4th - Behind the Ropes Tour April 17th - 1920's Trivia Night April 25th - London Clean and Green May 10th - Mother's Day Tea If you have any further questions and inquiries please contact Eldon House at 519-661-5169 or emial info@eldonhouse.ca
  • Behind The Ropes

    **Postponed** Behind The Ropes

    $20.00 incl. HST
    *** REGISTRATION TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE *** Saturday, April 4, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    Registration Required | Registration Policy Explore rarely seen sections of Eldon House and its carriage house to discover an astonishing variety of curiosities that will amaze and delight. Participants will be guided through “nooks and crannies” including attics and cellars by an expert Historical Interpreter. Refreshments will be served after the tour.
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  • **Postponed** 1920’s Trivia Night

    $30.00 incl. HST
    *** REGISTRATION TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE *** Friday, April 17, 7:00 p.m. (maximum 5 players per team)
    Registration Required | Registration Policy Get ready you ‘bright young things’, for a 1920’s trivia night at Eldon House! Register a team of up to five members for the chance to win prizes and accolades for your incredible 1920’s themed knowledge! We will quiz on 1920’s London, Ontario and on a broader scope.
  • **Postponed** London Clean and Green

    FREE
    Saturday, April 25, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
    Registration Required | Registration Policy Volunteer at Eldon House
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  • **Postponed** Mother’s Day Tea

    $20.00$40.00 incl. HST
    *** Registration Temporarily Unavailable *** Sunday, May 10, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m. Seating. Interpretive Centre
    Registration Required | Registration Policy Experience an afternoon tea and an abundant menu of savouries and sweets as you listen to live entertainment and spend a delightful afternoon with your mother. By reservation only.
  • **Postponed** Spring Plant Sale 2020

    FREE
    May 16, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Interpretive Centre
    Eldon House will be hosting our annual Spring Plant Sale offering various plants grown from seed in our historic greenhouse built in the 1880’s. There will be a variety of heritage plants including flowers and herbs to make a unique and traditional garden at home. Expect to see salvia, pansies, violets, geraniums, as well as tomatoes, basil, lavender and horehound.
  • Botanical Cyanotype and Beading Workshop

    $40.00 incl. HST
    Saturday, May 23, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
    Registration Required | Registration Policy Discover the Eldon House botanical collection through two prominent Victorian-era art and craft techniques. Join artists Gabriella Solti and Michelle Wilson in an exploration of the Eldon House's botanical collection through cyanotype and beading. Guests will get a close look at pressed botanical specimens dating back to the early 1800’s that were inherited by Lucy Ronalds Harris and attributed to her great-grandfather Hugh Ronalds of Brentford, England, that are now part of the Eldon House museum collection. These specimens will serve as reference material for using an age old photography method in making a solar print using the sun, water and air (cyanotype).
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  • Kids First Day

    FREE
    Friday, June 5, Drop in between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m. By Donation
    Registration Required | Registration Policy Children learn and have fun while they explore Eldon House with a scavenger hunt and engage in a variety of activities, historical games and crafts. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Strawberry Tea

    $20.00$40.00 incl. HST
    Saturday, June 20, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m. Seating
    Registration Required | Registration Policy Join us for our annual “Strawberry Social,” celebrating the coming of summer’s harvest. Tea with savouries, sweets, and strawberry shortcake will be served on the beautiful lawn of Eldon House, weather permitting.
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  • English Second Language and Custom Tours

    Canada Day Carnival

    FREE
    Wednesday, July 1, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. By Donation
    Celebrate Canada’s birthday with Eldon House! Enjoy an old fashioned carnival on the grounds with historical games, carnival food and entertainment. Tickets are available for purchase to play select games and for refreshments.
  • Lemon-Yellow Party

    $35.00 incl. HST
    Saturday, July 18, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
    Registration Required | Registration Policy This Harris family theme party tradition is being brought back from the 1920’s and everything is lemon-yellow including drinks, food and costume! Guests are invited to dress the part while they sip cocktails, taste hors d'oeuvres and dance to jazz and ragtime music on the beautiful lawns of Eldon House for this event.
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  • Summer Tea Program

    $15.00$26.00 incl. HST
    June 28 through August 30 Tuesday through Sunday 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
    Registration Required | Registration Policy Join us for afternoon tea on the beautiful lawns of Eldon House, overlooking the Thames River. It is highly recommended to purchase online tickets in advance. Cost is admission per person. Light Tea is $15.00 (incl. HST) per person and includes a scone with butter and jam, fresh fruit and a small dessert item. Full Tea is $26.00 (incl. HST) per person and includes tea sandwiches, a scone with butter and jam, fresh fruit and a variety of dessert items (36 hour advanced registration only).
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