Public Programs

Check out all of the opportunities for entertainment, learning, and family fun at Ruthmere for the year.

Upcoming Ruthmere events

    • 29 Nov 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • Ruthmere Game Room
    • 10
    Elkhart favorite son Nicholas Roth will treat Ruthmere patrons with his annual "Black Friday Concert, " the Friday evening after Thanksgiving, what a way to celebrate the holiday!  Nicholas is Professor of piano at Drake University. Don't miss Nicholas Roth for this exceptional performance!

    Ticket pricing for the 2019 Fall Concert Series is as follows: Single concert non-members $40 per seat. Single concert Ruthmere Members $25 per seat. Season Pass for all four concerts with reserved seating is $100 per seat (available ONLY to Ruthmere Members).  Note: Non-member Fall Concert ticket price includes a 10-day trial membership. Ruthmere Fall Concerts are considered private party events.

    For more information, or to make reservations call Ruthmere at 574-264-0330 ext. 104. All concerts begin at 7pm and seating is limited on a first come, first seated basis.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  The first three concerts are on a Thursday, and the last one, a Friday.

    • 01 Dec 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Ruthmere
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    Come celebrate the holiday season at Ruthmere at our Tea with Mrs. Claus. Come hear the secrets that only the wife of the 'jolly ole' elf ', himself would know. The tables are set with our best china and linens, and our young ladies and gentlemen enjoy sweet tea, cookies and tea sandwiches made for little fingers while our grown-up guests are served an assortment of fine teas, sweets and savories. 

    Make reservations early, she will only be here one day! (She will need to get back to help the old guy!) Come in your most festive attire and bring your lists, too! Adults $25, Students $10, Members $20. Reservations required with advance purchase or call 574-264-0330 ext. 104. Ages 4 and up.   

    • 06 Dec 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Havilah Beardsley House

    This month's Gallery Talk will be about Bonneyville Mill and presented by Courtney Franke, Interpretor, on Friday, December 6th at the Havilah Beardsley House at 11am. Gallery Talks feature a twenty-minute discussion on an object/artwork within the Ruthmere collection or a person or event in local history. Gallery Talks are free and open to the public. 

    • 08 Jan 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    January's End of Quarter Cocktail party will be "New Year's Resolution: Try Something New" on Wednesday, January 8th.  Admission for members and their guests is $10 per person; Bronze Patron members and higher get complimentary admissions to each EOQ event. We encourage Business Members to attend these events as a great networking opportunity!



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Elkhart, IN 46514

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