Upcoming Events at Eldon House
Summer Tea Program
June 29 through August 31, Tuesday through Sunday, 2:00 to
Tea, scones and jams with fruit and cream are served on the
beautiful lawns of Eldon House, overlooking the Thames River.
Reservations highly recommended, please call 519.661.5169. Cost:
$10.00 adults, children $6.00 taxes included.
Harris Neighborhood Walk
Saturday July 26, 10:00-11:30am
This hike will explore the environs of Londonï¿½s oldest home
: Eldon House. Adjacent to the Forks of the Thames, participants
will be lead to the oldest commercial buildings, municipal
buildings and settlement sites important to the founding of
London. This walk begins at Eldon House. Cost: 10.00 + HST per
person. To register please call 519.661.5169.
Teddy Bear Picnic
August 14, 2:00-4:00pm
Bring your favorite stuffed friend for an afternoon of fun
at Eldon House! Join us for lemonade and cookies, crafts and
games on the beautiful grounds of the museum. Childrenï¿½s music
and a magic show will entertain you and your bear, doll or
stuffie. Cost: $5.00 + HST per person. By reservation
only, please call 519.661.5169.
After the War: Amelia Ryerse & John Harris Build a Life
Amelia Ryerse and John Harris first met in April of 1815, after
the conclusion of the War of 1812. They married only two months
later. This exhibit explores John Harris' new job as a member
of the Great Lakes hydrographic survey and his and Amelia's
life in Kingston and Port Ryerse with their growing family.