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War of 1812 Bicentennial Events

It’s the anniversary of the War of 1812 and there is everything from re enactments and Pow wows to homemade pie and bbqs happening in Ontario! If you’re looking for something fun to enjoy this July, try these events! Also, see a few more in the July issue of More of Our Canada.

Thanks to David Brunelle for the great photos!

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July 1-8

July 1-8

CANADA DAY 1812
July 1, 2012
Midland, ON

War of 1812 Naval, Military & Native Encampment & Demonstrations, Surgeon, Dr. Quimby’s Medicine Show & More!

www.1812bicentennial.com

For more contact David Brunelle, Project Director, [email protected] or 705-716-7124.

CANADA DAY 1812
July 1, 2012
Fort Malden, Amherstburg, ON

1812 Re enactments, Pow-Wow, Children’s Activity Centre & Live Entertainment.

www.1812ontario.ca

For more contact Kyra Knapp, Project Facilitator, at [email protected] or 519-784-1851.

MUSEUM TEA DAY
July 8, 2012
St. Joseph Island, ON

Enjoy Tea & Homemade Pie, Kids Games, Live Entertainment, BBQ, Story Telling & more!

www.algoma1812.ca

For more contact Kelly Fisher, Co-Chair Algoma 1812, at [email protected] or 705-759-5443.

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July 10 - 14

July 10 – 14

KITCHEN GARDEN’S OF OUR EARLY SETTLERS
July 10, 2012
Haldimand County Museum, Cayuga, ON

Explore what Kitchen Gardens of the Past – Would have Grown in the Era of the War of 1812.

www.haldimandmuseums.ca

 

SARAH HARMER – ON COMMON GROUND
July 14, 2012
Fort York, Toronto, ON

A Concert to Celebrate the War of 1812 Bicentennial & 200 Years of Peace!

www.toronto.ca/1812

For more contact Sandra Shaule, Museum Administrator at [email protected] or 416-392-8231.

TECUMSEH – DINNER THEATRE
July 14, 2012
Tecumseh, ON

Come on a special bus excursion to Chillicothe, Ohio; the birthplace to the great Shawnee leader, Tecumseh and experience this spectacular outdoor drama.

www.1812ontario.ca

For more contact Kyra Knapp, Project Facilitator, at [email protected] or 519-784-1851.

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July 17 - 22

July 17 – 22

FIRST MILITARY VICOTYR OF WAR OF 1812
July 17, 2012
Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site, ON

Relive the First Military Maneuver in the War of 1812. The Day Unfolds with a Sunrise Ceremony, Musket & Cannon Demonstrations, Music & More.

www.parkscanada.ca/fortstjoseph

TALL SHIP WELCOME
July 18, 2012
Richards Landing, ON

Walk up the Gangway to See what Life was Like on a 19th Century Tall Ship. Mix & Mingle with 1812 Re-enactors & Enjoy Small Town Hospitality

www.algoma1812.ca

For more contact Kelly Fisher, Co-Chair Algoma 1812, at [email protected] or 705-759-5443.

WAR OF 1812 FESTIVAL
July 20-22, 2012
Colchester Harbour, ON

1812 Re-enactor Camps, Ship to Shore Gun Battles with the Tall Ship St. Lawrence II., Kids Activities, Vendors, Live Entertainment & Public Cruises

www.1812ontario.ca

For more contact Kyra Knapp, Project Facilitator, at [email protected] or 519-784-1851.

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July 21 - 28

July 21 – 28

Bi-NATIONAL PEACE GARDEN UNVEILLING
July 21-22, 2012
Essex, ON

Peace garden unveiling and ship excursions from Colchester Marina.

www.1812ontario.ca

For more contact Kyra Knapp, Project Facilitator, at [email protected] or 519-784-1851.

BROCK’S SAIL AWAY
July 27-28, 2012
Leamington, ON

Cruise to Pelee Island, 1812 Re-enactors, Voyageur Canoe Demonstrations& First Nations Evening Activities & Drumming.

www.1812ontario.ca

 

WAR OF 1812 WEEKEND
July 28, 2012
Innisfil, ON

War of 1812 Naval, Military Encampment & Demonstrations, Surgeon, Candy Cannon Duelling & More!

www.innisfil.ca/celebrate-lake-simcoe-0

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July 28 - 29

July 28 – 29

GENERAL BROCK’S GALA
July 28, 2012
Leamington, ON

Come in Costume and Enjoy Food & Entertainment Themed Around the War of 1812.   A Carvery and all the Trimmings & Live Music will be part of the Officer’s Mess.

www.1812ontario.ca 

EXPLORE THE SHORES 1812
July 28-29, 2012
Essex, ON

The Tall Ships are back in Colchester so come & Explore them all centered around a War of 1812 theme.

www.1812ontario.ca

For more contact Kyra Knapp, Project Facilitator, at [email protected] or 519-784-1851.

FOR OTHER EVENTS

Visit www.discover1812.com

www.celebrate1812.com

www.westerncorridor1812.com