With more than 165 years of history, this exquisite Georgian style estate was home to four generations of the Harris and Sayers families. Noted for its quiet presence in a picturesque park-like setting - Benares is filled top to bottom with original family possessions spanning 4 generations. Part of what makes Benares so unique is that more than 95% of the artifacts in the house are original to the Harris family and this home. Benares and most of its contents were donated by the three great grandchildren of Captain Harris -- Geoffrey Harris Sayers, Dora Sayers Caro and Barbara Sayers Larson. It was restored and fully furnished with Harris Family items and opened to the public as Mississauga's newest museum in 1995.
The Visitor Centre at Benares hosts an interpretive gallery about Benares Historic House and its original residents; it also includes an Exhibition Gallery with rotating exhibitions and displays.
Ring in 2020 with 30,000 of your closest friends. New Year's Eve at Celebration Square is the city's biggest New Year's celebration. We're welcoming 2020 in style with an award winning lineup of today's hottest acts.
A sparkling showcase of Indian dances including Bollywood, Kathak, Bharathanatyam, and Bhangra, Rhythm of Roots is an annual Recital of danceShala, a school for providing classes for various Indian dance styles.
Chicago-based rockers The Lovettes celebrate the great girl groups from the golden era of pop in their own show "Leaders Of The Pack" as seen on PBS' Doo-Wop Generations.
Bring your family and friends to this fun filled evening featuring Tribute Artists Tom Jones, Terri Clark, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, and Patsy Cline. It's a great Holiday Gift to enjoy during the Holiday Season!