Events Calendar

2022 Events Calendar


JANUARY
  January 13 +~^<>EOQ Cocktails 5-7pm Hotel Elkhart

January 20 *Book Club 3pm -Ruthmere
FEBRUARY
  February 16 *Gallery Talk 11am -"Servants in the Gilded Age" -Ruthmere
  February 17  *Book Club 3pm -Ruthmere
MARCH
  March 4 *Gallery Talk 11am -"Crochet, Queen Victoria, and the Irish Potato Famine" -Ruthmere
  March 17 *Book Club 3pm -Ruthmere  
  March 24  +~^<>EOQ Cocktails 5-7pm Winchester Mansion
APRIL
  April 1 Ruthmere Campus Opening Day
   April 1 *Gallery Talk 11am-"Conservationist Movement of the Early 1900s" -Ruthmere
  April 3 *Free Family Sunday & The Mousleys at Ruthmere Launch Party 1-4pm -Ruthmere Only
  April 17   Easter - Ruthmere & Havilah Beardsley House Closed
  April 21 *Book Club 3pm -Ruthmere
  April 21 +~>Spring Concert Series 7pm -Winston Choi
  April 23 Lecture: Living on Indigenous Landscapes: The Intersection of Potawatomi and Settler Histories in Northern Indiana -4pm - Havilah Beardsley House
  April 24 +#Mother and Me Tea  2-4pm – Ruthmere Game Room
MAY
  May 1 *Free Family Sunday – Founder’s Day –1-4pm -Havilah Beardsley House Only
  May 3 *Gallery Talk 11am- After Alice: The Development of Modern Children's Literature -Ruthmere
  May 5 +~>Spring Concert Series 7pm -Youmee Kim
  May 8 *Mother's Day (Free Admission for Mothers) 1-4pm
  May 19 *Book Club 3pm -Ruthmere
  May 19  +~>Spring Concert Series 7pm -Fischoff
  May 21  #Downton Abbey: A New Era Preparty & Movie - 1pm - Ruthmere & AMC Classic Elkhart 14

May 28 *Blue Star Museums through September 4, 2022 - Active duty service members and families free
  May 29 Memorial Day Observed -Receive a free flag with tour

May 30 Memorial Day - Ruthmere & Havilah Beardsley House closed
JUNE
  June 1 *Gallery Talk 11am -"Habersahery" -Havilah Beardsley House
  June 2 +~>Spring Concert Series 7pm -Liana Paniyeva
  June 4 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music

June 5 *Free Family Sunday-Flag Day 1-4pm -Ruthmere Only
  June 9   POSTPONED+#Panel Discussion: Elkhart- The River Town
  June 11 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
  June 12  +#Alice in Wonderland Tea -2-4pm at Ruthmere Game Room -Ruthmere Closed for Tours
  June 14 Flag Day -Receive a free flag with tour 
  June 16 *Special Evening One State / One Story Book Club Meeting - 6pm - Havilah Beardsley House
  June 16   Concert  5pm -Goshen College Piano Camp Recital
  June 18 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
  June 19
Juneteenth - Emancipation Day - Receive a free flag with tour

June 19 *Father's Day (Free Admission for Fathers) 1-4pm
  June 25 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music

June 30 +~^<>EOQ Cocktails: "See You in the Funny Papers Sneak Peek "5-7pm -Havilah Beardsley House
JULY
  July 1-Sept. 30   Special Exhibit- "See You in the Funny Papers: Iconic Cartoons and Comics" -Havilah Beardsley House
  July 2 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
  July 3 Independence Day observed - Receive a free flag with tour

July 4 Independence Day - Ruthmere & Havilah Beardsley House closed
  July 7  *Gallery Talk - The Nappanee 6: The Men Behind the Comics 11am -Ruthmere
  July 9 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Board Games 
  July 9    *Garden Series- How Plants & Flowers Have Been Used Historically in Pandemics 2pm -Ruthmere
  July 10 *Free Family Sunday 1-4pm -Havilah Beardsley House Only 
  July 15   >#Ruthmere Bus Trip: Historic Crossings Over Land and Sea 
  July 16  *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Board Games 
  July 21  *Book Club 3pm -Ruthmere

July 23 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Board Games
  July 23 *Ruthmere Ceramic and Pottery Fair 10am-3pm -Ruthmere

July 30 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Board Games 
AUGUST

August 5 *Gallery Talk- Please Remain Seated: The History of Bathrooms - 11am -Ruthmere

August 6 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
  August 6 Rescheduled TBA 
  August 7  *Free Family Sunday & Ice Cream Social 1-4pm - Ruthmere Only

August 13 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
  August 18 *Book Club 3pm -Ruthmere

August 20 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
  August 20  *Movie Screening "Seven Generation River"

-2pm -Havilah Beardsley House (ADA Accessible) or 5pm at Ruthmere

  August 27 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
SEPTEMBER
  September 1-30 Special Exhibit -"See You in the Funny Papers: Iconic Cartoons and Comics" -Havilah Beardsley House
  September 4 *Free Family Sunday 1-4pm - Havilah Beardsley House Only

September 5 Labor Day - Ruthmere and Havilah Beardsley House closed
  September 6 *Gallery Talk - Selected Women Poets, 1880-1950 -11am -Ruthmere
  September 6

Tuesday's Tea @ 2  2pm -Ruthmere 

  September 8 Ruthmere Breakfast of Champions -7:45-9am  TBA
  September 10 *Robert B. Beardsley Piano Prize Finals Competition - 12pm  -Ruthmere Game Room - Ruthmere Closed for Tours; Havilah Beardsley House Open
  September 11 *Patriot Day Observed - Receive a free flag with tour - Veterans Admitted Free
  September 13

Tuesday's Tea @ 2  2pm -Ruthmere 

  September 15 *Book Club 3pm -Ruthmere
  September 20 Tuesday's Tea @ 2  2pm -Ruthmere
 September 26*Book Club 6pm -Ruthmere
  September 27 Tuesday's Tea @ 2  2pm -Ruthmere
  September 29 +~^<>EOQ Cocktails: See You in the Funny Papers Exhibit Close-out Party  5-7pm -Havilah Beardsley House
OCTOBER

October 2 *Free Family Sunday 1-4pm -Ruthmere Museum Only
  October 4 Tuesday's Tea @ 2  2pm -Ruthmere

October 5 *Gallery Talk 11am -"Steinway Rubinstein and Ruthmere's Chance to Shine" -Ruthmere
  October 8

SOLD OUT+#Historic Graveyard Trick or Treat Tour -Grace Lawn Cemetery -6-8pm

  October 11 Tuesday's Tea @ 2  2pm -Ruthmere

October 13 +~>Fall Concert Series 7pm -Winner of Beardsley Piano Prize Competition -Ruthmere Game Room
 October 15*Garden Series - "The Roots of Gardening at Ruthmere: Firsthand Accounts"
  October 16 SOLD OUT+#Witches Brew Tea -2-4pm at Ruthmere Game Room -Ruthmere Closed for Tours
  October 18 Tuesday's Tea @ 2  2pm -Ruthmere
  October 20 *Book Club 3:30pm -Havilah Beardsley House  
 October 24*Book Club 6pm -Havilah Beardsley House 
  October 25

Tuesday's Tea @ 2  2pm -Ruthmere

  October 27 +~> Fall Concert Series 7pm - Ariadne Antipa -Ruthmere Game Room
NOVEMBER

November 3 *Gallery Talk 11am -"American Shape Note Singing" -Ruthmere
  November 6 *Free Family Sunday 1-4pm -Havilah Beardsley House Only 
  November 10 SOLD OUT+~>Fall Concert Series 7pm -Jeff Barnhart & Bob Milne -Ruthmere Game Room

November 11 *Veteran's Day Observed -Receive a free flag with each tour -Veterans Admitted Free
  November 17 *Book Club 3:30 pm - Havilah Beardsley House

November 24-25 Ruthmere Museum and Havilah Beardsley House Tours Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
  November 25 +~>Fall Concert Series 7pm -Nicholas Roth-Game Room
 
November 26- December 30 Ruthmere Museums Campus Holiday Tours Begin -"A Merry Mousley Christmas"
 November 28 *Book Club 6:00 pm - Havilah Beardsley House
DECEMBER

December 1-23 Ruthmere Museums Campus Holiday Tours -"A Merry Mousley Christmas"
  December 2  *Gallery Talk 11am -The American Department Store at the Turn of the 20th Century -Ruthmere
  December 4 SOLD OUT+#Tea with Mrs. Claus 2-4pm -Ruthmere Game Room -Ruthmere Closed for Tours
  December 15 *Book Club 3:30 pm -Havilah Beardsley House
 December 19*Book Club 6:00 pm - Havilah Beardsley House

December 24-26 Ruthmere Museum and Havilah Beardsley House Closed for Christmas Holiday
  December 27-30  Holiday Tours Resume

December 31 Ruthmere Museums Campus Closed for Tours, re-opening for Tours in 2023 on April 1

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