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2024 Events Calendar

 
JANUARY
  January 11 +<EOQ Cocktails: Cozy Cream Drinks 5-7pm -Havilah Beardsley House

January 18 *Book Club 3:30pm -Havilah Beardsley House
FEBRUARY
  February 2 *Gallery Talk 11am -"Five Medals, His Life and Times" -Havilah Beardsley House
  February 12 *Lincoln Penny Story Hour 12pm -Ruthmere Game Room
  February 15 *Book Club 3:30pm -Havilah Beardsley House
MARCH
  March 5 *Gallery Talk 11am -"The Curious History of Cursive Writing" -Ruthmere Game Room
  March 10 +#Wedding Etiquette Tea 2-4pm -Ruthmere Game Room
  March 21 *Book Club 3:30pm -Havilah Beardsley House
  March 28 +<EOQ Cocktails: Rum Running! 5-7pm -Ruthmere Game Room
APRIL
  April 2 Ruthmere Campus Opening Day
   April 3  *Gallery Talk 11am-"Refrigeration Before Refrigerators" -Ruthmere
  April 7 *Free Family Sunday 1-4pm -Ruthmere Only
 April 13 #Mini Garden Margarita Party 3-5pm -Bowly's Crystal Bar
  April 18 *Book Club 3:30pm -Havilah Beardsley House
  April 28 +#Mother and Me Tea  2-4pm –Ruthmere Game Room
MAY
  May 2 *Gallery Talk 11am -"Preserving Architectural Heritage: The National Register vs the National Trust" -Ruthmere
  May 5 *Free Family Sunday – Founder’s Day –1-4pm -Havilah Beardsley House Only
  May 9 +#Spring Concert Series 7pm -Fischoff -Ruthmere Game Room
  May 12 *Mother's Day (Free Admission for Mothers) 1-4pm
  May 16 *Book Club 3:30pm -Havilah Beardsley House
 May 19  #Ruthmere VIP Treatment- Elkhart County Symphony ¬°Fiesta Sinfonica! 3:15-7pm -Hotel Elkhart
  May 23 +#Spring Concert Series 7pm -Melivia Raharjo & Peter Stumpf -Ruthmere Game Room

May 25 *Blue Star Museums through September 1, 2024 - Active duty service members and families free
  May 26 Memorial Day Observed -Receive a free flag with tour

May 27 Memorial Day - Ruthmere & Havilah Beardsley House closed
JUNE
  June 1 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
  June 2 *Free Family Sunday- 1-4pm -Ruthmere Only*
  June 6 +#Spring Concert Series 7pm -Dominic Muzzi -Ruthmere Game Room

June 7 *Gallery Talk 11am -"Hoosier Fashion Designers" -Havilah Beardsley House
  June 8 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
 June 13 #Goshen College Piano Camp Recital-5pm -Ruthmere Game Room
  June 14 Flag Day -Receive a free flag with tour 
  June 15 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
 June 15*Greenhouse & Garden Talk: Raised Beds & Container Gardening: Solutions for Small Spaces and/or those with Limited Mobility -1pm -Ruthmere Greenhouse
  June 16 *Father's Day (Free Admission for Fathers) 1-4pm

June 19 *Juneteenth Observed -Free Flag with Tours
  June 20  +#Spring Concert Series 7pm -Daniel Maltz -Ruthmere Game Room 
  June 20

*Book Club 3:30pm - Ruthmere's Art Reference Library

  June 22 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
  June 22 *Lincoln Penny Story Hour 1pm -Ruthmere Game Room
  June 29 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
JULY
  July 2 *Gallery Talk 11am -"Ralph A. Blakelock: American Landscape Painter" -Ruthmere
  July 3 Independence Day observed - Receive a free flag with tour

July 4 Independence Day - Ruthmere & Havilah Beardsley House closed
  July 5-Sept. 27 Special Exhibit Opening Day: The Global Language of Headwear -Havilah Beardsley House
  July 6 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Board Games 
  July 7 *Free Family Sunday 1-4pm -Havilah Beardsley House
 July 11+Special Exhibit Presentation: "What Hat is That? A Collector's Journey of Discovery" 11am -Ruthmere Game Room
  July 11  +<EOQ Cocktails: The Fedora Cocktail! 5-7pm -Havilah Beardsley House
  July 13 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Board Games 
  July 13 *Ruthmere Ceramic Showcase 10am-3pm -Ruthmere
  July 18 *Book Club 3:30pm -Ruthmere's Art Reference Library

July 20 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Board Games
  July 21 +#Mousley Tea and Children's Craft Day 2-4pm

July 27 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Board Games 
AUGUST

August 3 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music 

August 4 *Free Family Sunday, Ice Cream Social & Christiana Neighborhood Day 1-4pm - Ruthmere Only
  August 7 *Gallery Talk 11am -"The Melodeon and Making Music in the Home" -Ruthmere
 August 8 #Lecture 6pm- "The Fabric of Faiths: How Headwear Makes Religion Real" -Ruthmere

August 10 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
  August 15 *Book Club 3:30pm -Ruthmere's Art Reference Library

August 17 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
  August 17  Christiana Neighborhood Day (Rain Date) 12-3pm -Ruthmere
  August 24 *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
  August 31  *Coffee on the Piazza 10am-12pm - Coffee and Music
SEPTEMBER
  September 1 *Free Family Sunday 1-4pm - Havilah Beardsley House Only

September 2 Labor Day - Ruthmere and Havilah Beardsley House closed
  September 3 #Tuesday's Teas @ 2  2pm -Ruthmere 
  September 5

*Gallery Talk 11am -"The Lincoln Highway- Not Just a Blue Line" -Ruthmere

  September 10

#Tuesday's Teas @ 2  2pm -Ruthmere 

  September 11  *Patriot Day Observed - Receive a free flag with tour - Veterans Admitted Free
  September 17  #Tuesday's Teas @ 2  2pm -Ruthmere 
 September 18*Lincoln Penny Story Hour 11am & 12pm -Ruthmere Game Room
  September 19  *Book Club 3:30pm -Ruthmere's Art Reference Library
  September 21 #Robert B. Beardsley Piano Prize Finals Competition - 12pm  -Ruthmere Game Room - Ruthmere Closed for Tours; Havilah Beardsley House Open
  September 24 #Tuesday's Teas @ 2 2pm -Ruthmere 
  September 26 +<EOQ Cocktails: Bourbon Dreams 5-7pm -Ruthmere
  September 27 Closing Day of Special Exhibit: The Global Language of Headwear -Havilah Beardsley House
OCTOBER

October 1 #Tuesday's Teas @ 2  2pm -Ruthmere
  October 4 *Gallery Talk 11am -"Introduction to Birding" -Ruthmere

October 6 *Free Family Sunday 1-4pm -Ruthmere Museum Only
  October 8

#Tuesday's Teas @ 2  2pm -Ruthmere

 October 12 +#Murder Mystery Dinner - TBA
  October 15  #Tuesday's Teas @ 2  2pm -Ruthmere
 October 16 +#Heart City Heritage Series: Great Landmarks of Indiana 6pm -Havilah Beardsley House

October 17 +#Fall Concert Series 7pm -Winner of Beardsley Piano Prize Competition -Ruthmere Game Room
  October 17 *Book Club 3:30pm -Havilah Beardsley House
 October 19  #Murder Mystery Dinner 7-10pm -Ruthmere Game Room
  October 22

#Tuesday's Teas @ 2  2pm -Ruthmere

  October 24 +#Fall Concert Series 7pm -Clare Longendyke -Ruthmere Game Room
NOVEMBER

November 3 *Free Family Sunday 1-4pm -Havilah Beardsley House Only 
  November 5 *Gallery Talk 11am -"Overbeck Pottery" -Ruthmere
  November 10 *Veteran's Day Observed -Receive a free flag with each tour -Veterans Admitted Free

November 14 +#Fall Concert Series 7pm -Franklin Larey -Ruthmere Game Room
  November 18 *Lincoln Penny Story Hour 
  November 21 *Book Club 3:30pm - Havilah Beardsley House

November 28-29 Ruthmere Museum and Havilah Beardsley House Tours Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
  November 29 +#Fall Concert Series 7pm -Nicholas Roth -Game Room
 
November 30- December 29 Ruthmere Museums Campus Holiday Tours Begin
DECEMBER

December 1-23 Ruthmere Museums Campus Holiday Tours 
  December 4 *Gallery Talk 11am -"Toys in the Attic" -Ruthmere
  December 8 +#Tea with Mrs. Claus 2-4pm -Ruthmere Game Room -Ruthmere Closed for Tours
  December 15 +#Tea with Mrs. Claus 2-4pm -Ruthmere Game Room -Ruthmere Closed for Tours
  December 19 *Book Club 3:30pm - Havilah Beardsley House

December 24-26 Ruthmere Museum and Havilah Beardsley House Closed for Christmas Holiday
  December 27-29 Holiday Tours Resume

December 30 Ruthmere Museums Campus Closed for Tours, re-opening for Tours in 2025 on April 1

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