31 Aug
Parks of the St. Lawrence student followed by a Fort Henry Guard drum major.

Summer’s Out for School: SLPC Students Wrapping Up the Season

Students Are a Vital Part of the Workforce Across St. Lawrence Parks Commission Parks and Attractions Morrisburg, ON — As the school bell tolls for students everywhere, St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is preparing to say goodbye to a vital part of its seasonal workforce. Each summer season, SLPC proudly welcomes more than 300 students from across Eastern Ontario to work as retail associates, groundskeepers, fishing instructors, historic interpreters and many more positions that are critical to operations at its 10 campgrounds, six beach and day-use areas, three historic sites,…

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26 Aug
Upper Canada Village interpreter driving horse wagon

Celebrating All Things Horses at Upper Canada Village

Horse Lovers Weekend runs September 3-5, 2022 with special presentation September 4: RCMP Musical Ride From Saturday, September 3 until Monday, September 5, Upper Canada Village celebrates the integral role horses have played in Canada’s history since the 1600s with its Horse Lovers Weekend. All weekend long there will be demonstrations of horse-powered jobs performed by working horses, including the opportunity for horse-drawn rides around the Village by wagon, carryall or by boat. To make it a proper celebration, there will also be music and dancing. On Sunday afternoon (Sept…

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18 Aug
Fort Henry Massed Bands at Tattoo event.

Fort Henry Ready to Strike Up the Band

Tattoo Returns This Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Fort Henry’s annual Tattoo performance returns this Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Only a limited number of tickets are still available. Where military and musical discipline intersect, the show is a precise depiction of the tattoo tradition inside the iconic limestone walls of Fort Henry National Historic Site. Brass, drums, pipes and fife played by leaders in military music from across Ontario, will fill the Fort’s Parade Square, complete with a massed band ensemble and firework grand finale….

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