Upcoming Events at Eldon House
Canada Day Dinner
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Celebrate Canada Day at Eldon House. Gates open at 6pm with
Silent Auction on west lawn. Dinner served at 7:30pm in the
Interpretive Centre. Featuring a delicious meal by Sticky
Pudding Catering, Entertainment by Stephen Holowitz & Paul
Stevenson, and an amazing view of the Fireworks at the Forks.
$70 per person (Incl. HST). To register or purchase tickets,
call 519-661-5169 or visit Eldon House. Cash/Cheque/VISA
Behind the Ropes Tours
Saturday May 30
10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Explore rarely seen sections of Eldon House and its carriage
house to discover an astonishing variety of curiosities that
amaze and delight. Refreshments will be served following the
tour. Cost: $20.00 per person (incl. HST). Registration
required. To register please call 519-661-5169.
Sunday, June 21, 2:00 and 3:00 p.m.
Join us for our annual "Strawberry Social," celebrating the
coming of summerï¿½s harvest. Fresh fruit, whipped cream and tea
will be served on the beautiful lawn of Eldon House, weather
permitting. By reservation only. To register please call
Cost: adults $15.00 (incl. HST), children $8.00 (incl. HST)
Summer Tea Program
June 28 through August 30, Tuesday through Sunday, 2:00 to 4:00
Enjoy a "cream tea" served on the beautiful lawns of Eldon
House, overlooking the Thames River. Reservations highly
recommended. To register please call 519.661.5169.
Cost: $12.00 adults (incl. HST), children $6.00 (incl. HST)
Wednesday July 1, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a tour of Eldon House and its grounds. Special
entertainment, activities for children and adults are planned to
celebrate Canada's birthday and the 50th Anniversary of the
Milly takes a Holiday
June through August, Eldon House 2nd Floor
By viewing some of Milly Harris"s (1868-1959) documents,
including diary and photographic material, summer visitors to
Eldon House will learn how their great, great, great
grandparents escaped the heat of South Western Ontario by
escaping to "Cottage Country."
June through September, Interpretive Centre
The Victorian penchant for an elaborate tea ceremony was well
practiced by the Harris Family. Concurrent with Eldon House's
popular Tea Program, this exhibit explores the etiquette,
offerings and paraphernalia involved in "taking tea."