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KNICKERS! [Nov. 2nd, 2006|09:57 am]
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I was looking through the Hamilton Community Guide, and there are a few things that stood out.

Mostly "FROM THE KNICKERS UP". It seems Dundurn is having a show on nineteenth century underthings. I'm just really amused, because I'm sitting here wearing bloomers as pajama pants. I doubt they'd aprove.

Most of the listings are for next year, and almost everything held at Dundurn has an admittance fee of $30-$50, but I've found some that are free, like the Cemetary Historical Walking Tours this November on the 18. I may be the only person interested in it, so I'm not going to suggest making a stroll through a cemetary on a guided tour to look at veteran gravesites a loli meet-up or anything, but there are some others that have cought my eye.

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS
Saturday, November 25, 2006 to Sunday, January 07, 2007, 12-4pm
Dundurn National Historic Site
Cost:$10
Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle. The Garden Club of Hamilton decorates the Castle in Victorian splendour with cedar boughs, ribbons and dried flowers. Bring your family lolis and share a Hamilton tradition.

TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Dec 2, 9 and 16 from 5pm - 9pm
Westfield Heritage Village, Flamborough
Cost: $8.50
Celebrate Christmas past from Georgian to Modern eras and feel the warmth of the season through plays, food samples, fireworks, horse and wagon rides and a visit from Saint Nick.

CHRISTMAS FAMILY EVENING TOUR
Fridays, December 22 and 29, 2006 7pm - 8pm, 8pm - 9pm
Dundurn National Historic Site
Cost: $10 Reservations required
This is a special evening tour that allows families to see Dundurns' Victorian Christmas in a one-hour evening tour.

WINTERFEST OPEN HOUSE
Saturday, January 27, 2007, 1-4pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden
FREE
Beat the freezing temperatures ans stay warm with us. Take part in a FREE visit to Whitehern and a chance to see the newly renovated Stable Building.

FROM THE KNICKERS UP
Saturday, February 3 to April 29, 2007, noon to 1pm
Dundurn National Historic Site
Cost: Regular admission rates apply
From corsets to petticoats, experience nineteenth century fashion from the inside out. On display in the gallery of Dundurn Castle everything a young lady would need to wear from the proper number of petticoats to the most fashionable dress for the 1850s.

SWEETHEART SOIREE
Wednesday, February 14, 2007, 7-9pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden
Cost: $15, pre-registration required
For Valentime's Day, enjoy a musical evening with "The Sweet Matildas" including tea and sweets and a tour of Whitehern


Heh, I'm going to stop there, I don't need to tell you all that Dundurn and Whitehern will be having things all the way through next September. It's too bad the Victorian decorating/cooking classes at Dundurn are so expensive. =( I'm such a baking fiend.

I know a lot of these are very VICTORIAN and not exactly exciting, so by all means, if anyone has any other ideas of things to do/places to go in Hamilton, post it. No one's updated since the lunch at Whitehern in the summer. =(
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