Joseph Brant Day!
Civic Holiday Monday, August 6th
Join Isaac Brock as he retraces his famous journey to save our country.
~ 8 days ~ 167 km ~ 200 years later ~
Brock meets John Brant at Brant Day Festival, LaSalle Park, Burlington
Join Brock for a day of re-enactments, a military skirmish, native
culture interpretation, traditional artisans and much more. Don't miss the re-enactment of Brock's meeting with John Brant at Opening Ceremonies starting at 11:00 a.m.
Link to Western Corridor War 1812-14's BROCKS WALK Event:
In 2012, the public can also enjoy an incredible line-up of live musical entertainment and special performances at “John” Brant Day including Sophisticated Swing and Blue Stone Cloud Hoop dancing as well special presenters including Zig Misiak of Real People’s History, Pauline Grondin sharing the story of Laura Secord. There will also be family-fun, hands-on stations such as lacrosse trials, fair-style games, drumming workshops, animal exhibits, children’s entertainment and much more.
Community exhibitors, a summer BBQ and refreshment stand, boat rides, splash park, crafts and hands-on activities, bouncy castles and face-painting for kids, a treasure hunt adventure, artisans and vendors, the famous Joseph Brant Day Silent Auction and many, many other attractions!
Visitor shuttles will be provided between Lasalle Park and Aldershot High School.
All proceeds from this event go toward the Museums’ educational programs and preservation of the historic collection.
For more information contact Sylvia, Special Events Programmer, 905-332-9888 - email@example.com www.museumsofburlington.com
Museums of Burlington:
Joseph Brant Museum
1240 North Shore Blvd. E. Burlington ON L7S 1C5
Link to Lasalle Park: http://cms.burlington.ca/Page427.aspx
The Museums of Burlington acknowledge the financial support of the Government Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage
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