Weekend events in Hamilton February 23-24, 2019

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Look no further. We’ve found a wide range of events in and around Hamilton for all ages and interests to enjoy.

Here’s what’s happening in the city this weekend.

HESC Youth Council Food Drive

When: Saturday February 23, 2019 from 9:30 am – 3 pm
Where: Mohawk College Stoney Creek
Admission: Free

MP Bob Bratina’s Constituency Youth Council is holding its annual food drive to support Hamilton Food Share.

Volunteers will help with going door-to-door to collect food, along with sorting and packaging food that has been collected. This is a great opportunity for high school students to earn volunteer hours!

If you’re interested in volunteering or donating, e-mail

Creative Heart Space Indoor Yard Sale

When: Saturday February 23, 2019 from 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Creative Heart Space
Admission: Free

Are the cold winter months interfering with your love of yard sales? Don’t worry, Creative Heart Space is hosting an indoor yard sale that is sure to tide you over until spring.

The yard sale will feature an assortment of curated goods, including housewares, small appliances, beauty products, kids stuff, and so much more. All proceeds from the yard sale will go towards funding Creative Heart Space’s free family arts program and free adult craft nights.

Ancaster Lifestyle Spring Home Show

When: Saturday February 23, 2019 from 11 am – 5 pm
Where: Ancaster Fairgrounds
Admission: Free

Whether you’re looking to remodel your home or freshen it up for spring, Ancaster Lifestyle Spring Home Show will inspire you and give you the tools you need.

Local home and lifestyle experts will be standing by with tips and tricks to help you with your next home project. The home show has everything you could possibly need for your next project, including: windows and doors, roofing, garden soil, painters, countertops, financial experts, renovators, HVAC, and much more.


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Westdale Theatre Open House

When: Saturday February 23, 2019 from 12 – 2 pm
Where: Westdale Theatre
Admission: Free

The newly renovated Westdale Theatre is inviting the Hamilton community to check out its beautiful transformation!

Come inside the theatre to see the results of the remodel, test out the new seats, and try their delicious popcorn. All are welcome to attend this free, family-friendly event.

Bach Elgar at the Movies: Metropolis

When: Saturday February 23, 2019 at  7:30 pm
Where: Melrose United Church
Admission: $15-$35

Enjoy a unforgettable classic film experience this weekend with the Bach Elgar choir.

Presented at the Melrose United Church, the Bach Elgar choir will provide live musical accompaniment to Fritz Lang’s German Expressionist masterpiece, Metropolis. If you love silent films, this presentation can’t be missed.

National Adoption Weekend

When: Saturday February 23, 2019 and Sunday February 24, 2019 from 9 am – 9 pm
Where: PetSmart Stoney Creek
Admission: Free to attend, adoption rates apply

Stop by your local PetSmart this weekend for PetSmart Charities of Canada’s first National Adoption Weekend of 2019.

Many animals across Hamilton are looking for their forever home. If you are ready to adopt a pet into your family, be sure to contact your local store for details on the types of adoptable pets that may be on-site.

Please note that adopting a pet is a commitment. Be sure you are willing and able to take care of your pet for life before adopting.

Paws for a Cause

When: Sunday February 24, 2019 from 11 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Art Aggregate
Admission: Free

Art Aggregate wants to help find forever homes for all adoptable pets. At Paws for a Cause, they have joined forces with the Burlington SPCA for their second fundraiser and open house.

There will be a pet portrait studio (for a donation), gourmet cupcakes and items for sale in their retail space. All pets are welcome but must be leashed.

February Family Fun Day

When: Sunday February 24, 2019 from 1 – 3:30 pm
Where: Art Gallery of Hamilton
Admission: $5 per family

Ever wondered what your child thinks about art? Come join the Art Gallery of Hamilton for it’s Family Fun Day and learn with your kids how to look at art carefully and think creatively.

Family Fun Day will begin with a miniature tour of the second floor exhibitions, followed by a hands-on art class. At the end of the class, your family will have a beautiful, one of a kind work of art to take home.

Seussical the Musical

When: Sunday February 24, 2019 at 2 pm
Where: Ancaster High School Theatre Auditorium
Admission: $10-$20

Theatre Ancaster’s Stage 3 Young Company delivers an explosive and exciting romp through some of Dr. Seuss’ most well-known and beloved stories!

The story of Seussical sees unlikely friends in Horton the Elephant and Jojo, the tiny Who of Whoville. Along with the mischievous help of The Cat in the Hat, these two help to remind us to stand up for what’s right and enjoy a little bit of imagination.

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Hamilton Bulldogs vs. Sudbury Wolves

When: Sunday February 24, 2019 at 2 pm
 FirstOntario Centre
Admission: $22-26, available online

The Hamilton Bulldogs are back in action this Saturday afternoon.

Facing off against the Sudbury Wolves, this’ll surely be a great match! Come on down, cheer on your home team and support hockey in Hamilton.

There’s plenty to do and see this weekend, Hamilton. Get on out there and experience something new!

What will you be doing this weekend? Are you attending any of these events? Let us know in the comments.

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