Colborne Lodge holds community events and seasonal workshops that highlight its location in High Park. Call 416-392-6916 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for admission prices and hours of operation.
Saturday, April 1, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 2, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Spring is almost upon us! Get ready for the season with our Easter egg dyeing and centrepiece workshop. Learn traditional egg dying techniques using homemade natural dyes. Then, practice your sewing skills as everyone creates a personalized centrepiece to show off their Easter eggs. Do not fear if your sewing skills aren't as grand as your peers – a simple stitch is all it takes! Enjoy a customized exploration of the Howards' home and then gather for a delightful tea, including an assortment of sweet and savoury treats.
One Adult & One Youth (Age 8-13) $50.00 + HST
Additional Youth (Age 8-13) $ 17.50 + HST
Additional Adult $32.50 + HST
Youth must be accompanied by an adult and adults must be accompanied by a youth!
Sunday, April 9 (a week before Easter), 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The annual Easter Egg Hunt in High Park – on the grounds of Colborne Lodge Museum. Outdoor egg hunts for children are scheduled every 30 minutes starting at 11 am – the last hunt at 3:00 p.m. Other activities include - egg dyeing, making bunny-themed crafts, face painting, explorations of Colborne Lodge and a visit from the our friend the Bunny. Small fees apply for some activities.
Please click here for full details in order to plan your day at the High Park Easter Egg Hunt!
Sunday, October 1, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
FREE (Some small activity fees apply)
A Canada 150 community celebration of the story of High Park - a place that reflects the human and natural history of Toronto and Canada. Colborne Lodge, local artists and members of the community will join together to explore and share the story of High Park and its significance to Canada through onsite arts activation (mural, puppetry, dance, music, theatre, processions) at this year's Harvest Festival. All of your Harvest Festival favourites will still be here as well – artisans, local food, community organizations, museum friends, music, dance, pumpkin carving, apple bobbing, wagon rides – and of course our famous roast potatoes. This event is presented as part of TO Canada with Love, the City of Toronto's year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions honouring Canada's 150th birthday.
October 14 to January 15, 2018
Included with regular admission
An exhibit featuring artifacts, reproductions and images highlighting new and emerging technologies and ideas circa 1867. Explore some of the technologies in an interactive space. This exhibit is presented as part of TO Canada with Love, the City of Toronto's year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions honouring Canada's 150th birthday.