1. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Enjoy a performance at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. The Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts is a 600 seat cultural facility on Yonge Street in the heart of Richmond Hill’s downtown core. Experience a wealth of top Canadian and international artists, and sensational live performances in this state-of-the-art performing arts venue.
2. Annual studio tour and sale
Visit the artists of the Richmond Hill Annual Studio Tour and Art Sale. The Annual Richmond Hill Studio Tour & Art Sale, which began in 2003, is a juried show that provides local artists the opportunity to showcase and sell their work. This event, which includes only original, hand-made art in many forms and media, such as painting, sculpture, pottery, photography, printmaking and hand-crafted jewelry, is one of the most recognized studio tours in York Region.
3. Check out The Curtain Club
Take in a play at The Curtain Club. For over 58 years, The Curtain Club has provided quality theatre at an aﬀordable price and has been recognized as a centre for developing artistic appreciation, creativity, personal growth, and friendship. The Royal Canadian Air Farce, broadcasted its ﬁrst few seasons at the theatre in the early 1970′s. Attend one or more of the five live plays the theatre produces each season.
4. Catch a band at the Mill Pond
Go to the Mill Pond and attend a free concert during the summer or walk the trails year round. The Concerts in the Park series at the Mill Pond has been one of the great joys of summer in Richmond Hill since 1975. Visitors enjoy an exciting line-up of musical talent in genres including Blues, Country, Rock and Roll, Celtic, tribute bands and children’s acts. There is much to be enjoyed at this special place, including its beautiful trails.
5. Heritage Centre housed in restored Regency style cottage
Visit the galleries or have tea at the Richmond Hill Heritage Centre. Set in picturesque Amos Wright Park, the Richmond Hill Heritage Centre is an 1840’s Regency style cottage, fully restored to reflect this historical period. The house was the original home of Amos Wright, the first Reeve of Markham Township. When planning your visit to the Heritage Centre, don’t forget your picnic basket and take the opportunity to stroll through the park. The beautiful gardens include herbs, heritage plants and of course, roses, a flower of great historical significance for Richmond Hill.
6. A rope course with a challenge
Climb your way to the top of the Eyer Ropes Challenge Course. The Eyer Homestead property, at 1045 Elgin Mills Road East, includes both a renovated heritage house (the Eyer Wideman House) and a surrounding 1.75 acre park complete with an outdoor high and low ropes challenge course, a climbing wall and more.