Anyone looking to explore and discover Richmond Hill’s heritage should consider going to the 11th annual Doors Open Richmond Hill event.
In all, 15 cultural, historical and religious sites will be open to the public throughout Richmond Hill on Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 pm, rain or shine.
Doors Open Richmond Hill provides the key to exploring 36 communities across the province.
At the Doors Open event, each stop will feature a different experience the whole family can enjoy. There are tours, activities and demonstrations of weaving, spinning, pottery making and quilting. Children’s activities include Indigenous games, pottery mending and bug and scavenger hunts – all free!
Attendees can view art exhibits at Mill Pond Gallery and Boynton House, try their hand at lawn bowling at the Lawn Bowling Club, learn more about the history of local teams in Richmond Hill at the Sports Hall of Fame, learn about the City’s heritage district and see the Richmond Hill Hindu Temple, the largest Hindu Temple in North America and much more!
There are three new sites to be explored this year, including Lake St. George Field Centre, Swan Lake Centre for Conservation and Innovation and the iconic Richmond Hill David Dunlap Observatory.