Upcoming Events at Eldon House
Share in the grand finale of the Eldon House 180th Anniversary
Vintage Baseball Game
Saturday, May 2, 2:00 p.m.
Take me out to the Ball Game! An action packed day of Vintage
Base ball is planned culminating in a match between The London
Tecumsehs and Northville Eclipse at Labatt Memorial Park in
celebration of the closing of Eldon House 180th Anniversary
Events. An exhibit of nineteenth-century sports equipment may be
viewed at Eldon House prior to the game. Brian ("Chip") Martin
will present a short history of Vintage Baseball at 12:30pm in
the Eldon House Interpretive Centre and will be selling his book
"The Tecumsehs of the International Association: Canada's
First Major League Baseball Champions" at the game (for more
information on his publication go to:
Cost: $2.00 (incl. HST) per person. For more information please
2015 SPECIAL EVENTS
Victoria Day Picnic
Monday May 18, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Meet royal guest Queen Victoria at Eldon House and enjoy
Victorian games, lemonade and cookies on Eldon House grounds and
gardens. Events will be held indoors in our Interpretive Centre
if weather is inclement.
Cost: $8.00 (incl. HST) per person.
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.
Mother's Day Tea
Sunday, May 10, 1:00 p.m.
Experience an afternoon tea and a substantial 19th century menu
as you listen to live entertainment and spend a delightful
afternoon with your mother. By reservation only. To register
please call 519.661.5169.
Cost: adults $35.00 (incl. HST) children $15.00 (incl. HST)
Kids First Day
Friday, April 17, Drop in between 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Children learn and have fun while they explore Eldon House
with a scavenger hunt and engage in a variety of activities,
games and crafts. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost: by donation.
Vintage Baseball Memorabilia
April and May in Eldon House and Interpretive Centre
View Vintage Baseball artifacts belonging to London sports
enthusiast Brian Logie. Twentieth Century baseball items
including balls, bats gloves will be on display showing the
progression of the game from its "Vintage" roots to the modern
day. Additional memorabilia on display through April in the
"London Room" Central Library 251, Dundas Street.