Homestead Special Events

We offer a variety of special events all year. Learn more below.  Call us for more information.

Edwardian High Tea

Enjoy a fancy afternoon at The Exchange Café with period music and a yummy array of tea sandwiches, scones and desserts. Cost is $40.00 per person.

  • Sunday, April 7 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This event sells out quickly so be sure to call us to reserve your spot early.

Eliza Bell's Mother's Day Brunch

Enjoy a traditional buffet brunch and tour of Eliza Bell's 1870s home. Call us early to make reservations. Limited seating available.

  • Sunday, May 12 at 10:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m.

May is Museum Month (Open House)

Join us for a free tour of the Homestead as we celebrate May is Museum month.

  • Saturday, May 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

24th annual Barn Sale

You'll find a ton of great bargains at this sale! Proceeds from the sale will benefit our annual special events. We accept donations. Call us for more information.

  • Saturday, May 25 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Summer Serenade with the Brantford Memorial Concert Band

An evening of exceptional live music with director Paul Nicholson conducting Brantford's brillian concert band. Bring your own lawn chair and blanket. Admission is by donation. 

  • Saturday, June 22 at 7:00 p.m.

Bell Summer Theatre Festival

The Bell family's front verandah will provide the stage for Brant Theatre Workshops 11th season at the Homestead. You'll want to see all three productions-Puss in Boots, Titanic and Generation. Bring your favourite lawn chair and/or blanket for these pay-what-you-can performances. For specific dates and showtimes visit

  • Sundays June 29 to August 18