Author Archives: Stuart Stark

150th Anniversary Garden Party a Great Success!

Special 150th Event! Ross Bay Villa’s Grand 150th Garden Party was held on Sunday Afternoon July 19th 1 – 5pm Under splendid blue skies, hundreds of visitors were welcomed to the Villa and its gardens. Teas were served under tents and the historic apple trees, which were decorated with airy Chinese lanterns. Guests were entertained […]

AGM 2015 – Annual General Meeting Saturday June 27, 2015

NEWS New Ross Bay Society Board Elected at Annual General Meeting. The Annual General Meeting of the Ross Bay Villa Society was held at Ross Bay Villa on Saturday June 27, 2015 at 12:00 noon. The following Directors were re-elected to the Board: Simone Vogel-Horridge; Davyd McMinn; Nick Russell; Mike Hewison; Colleen Wilson; Stuart Stark; and […]

Ross Bay Villa celebrates John A. Macdonald

VICTORIA NEWS ARTICLE: Ross Bay Villa celebrates John A. Macdonald Published April 28, 2015 Sir John A. Macdonald— Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Canada’s first prime minister Sir John A. Macdonald is returning to Victoria to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of the construction of Ross Bay Villa. On Sunday (May 3), the Salon Acting Company […]

‘Father of Confederation’ raising funds for historic villa

‘Father of Confederation’ raising funds for historic villa CARLA WILSON / TIMES COLONIST 
MAY 1, 2015 10:47 PM Don’t be surprised if you see a former prime minister in town this weekend. An actor portraying Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada’s first PM, will stage a performance to help a local group raise money to buy […]

A Visit with Sir John A. Macdonald!

“A Visit with Sir John A. Macdonald” This hour long musical-theatrical event was held on Sunday afternoon, May 3, 2015. An audience of about 80 people enjoyed the presentation by the Salon Theatre Company of Kingston Ontario. Thank you to all those who visited on this great day!

Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown! Sat. Feb. 28 – Sun. Mar. 1 from 1 to 4pm

Be A Tourist in Your Own Hometown! Ross Bay Villa Historic House Museum welcomed over 100 visitors at the Open House held on Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 from 1-4 p.m. This event was held in association with the annual ‘Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown’ event, organized by Attractions Victoria. The weather was […]