10 must-attend November events in Hamilton 2017

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Here are some of the top events happening in Hamilton in November 2017. For a list of all events happening in Hamilton in November visit our event calendar.


1. RBG Tea Festival

November 04, 2017 to November 05, 2017
Royal Botanical Gardens

RBG Tea Festival Hamilton

Don’t miss Royal Botanical Garden’s Second Annual Tea Festival! Warm up with a hot cup of tea and sample different varieties from around the world. From green to rooibos, oolong to herbal and everything in between, learn all about your favourite types of tea with educational presentations. Celebrate the classic hot beverage with live performances and experience its cultural origins first-hand with a traditional tea ceremony.

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ages: All Ages
Cost: ADVANCE TICKETS: 1-day: $18, 2-day $28, WALK-UP: $24/day
Location: 680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON , CA, L7T 4H4




2. Hamilton Remembers

November 11, 2017
Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra

Honour Remembrance Day and Hamilton’s history with powerful musical evening, HPO presents Mozart’s grand and spiritually cleansing Requiem, along with one of history’s most moving pieces of music to acknowledge those who have committed their lives to our country.

Time: 7:30pm
Ages: 10+
Cost: Tickets start at $19
Location: 10 MacNab Street, Hamilton, ON , CA, L8P 4Y3



3. Home For The Holidays

November 18, 2017 to December 31, 2017
Select Hamilton Civic Musems

Step back in time and celebrate the Holidays at Hamilton’s Civic Museums. Experience Christmas celebrations across 3 centuries at Battlefield House, Whitehern Museum and Dundurn Castle.



4. Diana Krall

November 23, 2017
FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place)

Turn Up The Quiet reunites Diana with Tommy LiPuma, the Grammy® Award-winning producer of many of Krall’s acclaimed albums, including All For You, The Look Of Love and Live In Paris. The new record was peerlessly engineered and mixed by long-time collaborator Al Schmitt at Capitol Studios in Hollywood, California. Themes of love and hope are to be found in her choices on this record but this is no mere escapism. “Turn Up The Quiet” is the work and play of a woman in the best days and nights of her life.

Time: 8 PM
Dinner Packages Avail, please see website.
Location: 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton, ON , CA, L8P 4Y3



5. ‘Austen-Tacious’ – A Regency Romp

November 25, 2017
Battlefield House Museum & Park

Experience the elegance and grace of the regency period as we celebrate the writings of author Jane Austen. Costumes, music, dancing, readings and refreshments bring the charm of the early 19th century to life. The event will be held at the Cellar at Grandview – Nash Jackson House.

Cost: $20/person
Location: 77 King St. W., Stoney Creek, ON , CA, L8G 5E5



6. 2017 Vanier Cup Game Day

November 25, 2017

The 53rd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup will take place on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, Ontario. The game will feature the winners of the Uteck and Mitchell Bowl national semifinals. Half-time show featuring The Trews! Kick-Off is 1:00pm.

Location: Tim Hortons Field 64 Melrose Ave N, Hamilton, ON , CA, L8L 8C1




November 25, 2017
Collective Arts Brewery

All of your holiday shopping in one place! Back for our 2nd year! Join us on Saturday, November 25th, 2017 for a variety of stocking stuffer offerings to satisfy every person on your list. New. Handmade. Experience packages. Gift certificates. All local. All thoughtful. All ready to be STUFFED! Featuring DJ Donna Lovejoy and local flavours

Tickets: $5 (kids under 12 free)
Hours: 11am to 6pm
Location: 207 Burlington Street East , Hamilton , ON , CA, L8L 4H2



8. Annual Family Day

November 26, 2017
Art Gallery of Hamilton

This annual celebration opens the doors of the AGH to families and individuals for an afternoon of art, music and fun. If you are regular visitors, this is our thanks and welcome back event. If you haven’t come to the Gallery with your family before, it is the perfect opportunity to give it a try. Our activities are creative and casual – spend ten minutes or the whole afternoon with us. Activities are most enjoyable when you all work together.

Location: 123 King St. West, Hamilton, ON , CA, L8P 4S8



9. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

November 29, 2017 to December 24, 2017
Theatre Aquarius, Dofasco Centre for the Arts

One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favourite son! The magical musical is full of unforgettable songs, including Go Go Go Joseph, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door.

Location: 190 King William St., Hamilton, ON , CA, L8R 1A8



10. Fest-of-Ales!

November 30, 2017
Royal Botanical Gardens

Fest of Ales RBG Hamilton

RBG’s Fest-of-Ales returns to help kick off the holiday season in the best way possible – with craft beer! We’re going big this year with more breweries, more food stations, two DJ’s, a cash bar for those wanting libations other than beer, and a mocktail station for our important DDs!

Time: 6 – 10 pm
Location: 680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON , CA, L7T 4H4




For a full list of all events happening in Hamilton in November visit our event calendar.

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