FW: Fort St. Joseph & Sault Ste. Marie Event - July 17th-22nd, 2012 - Looking for Participants
- War of 1812 Bicentennial Kick-off Event
July 17th-22nd, 2012,
Fort St. Joseph & Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Sites,
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
LOOKING FOR: RE-ENACTORS, ARTISANS, ENTERTAINERS, HISTORICAL DISPLAYS,
I have finally been given the budget and the green light to begin the
process of booking participants for this great event. If you or your group
are available and would like to partake for the entire week or part of the
week I would love to hear from you or your group.
Algoma 1812 is looking for re-enactors, artisans, entertainers, historical
displays, merchants, etc., to join them from July 17th to July 22nd, 2012 to
help launch Algoma 1812's kick off for the War of 1812 Bicentennial.
Activities will begin at Fort St. Joseph Historic Site on St. Joseph Island
commemorating the coming together of nations in capturing the American
stronghold of Fort Mackinaw. Activities and events will then continue at
Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site in partnership with the Rotary
Club of Sault Ste Marie who will be hosting a Heritage Block in conjunction
with their summer festival. The City of Sault Ste. Marie will also be
celebrating its 100th year being incorporated.
Algoma 1812 is looking for participants to be part of this historic event
and are specifically looking for the following:
British & American Military Units, Individuals & Encampments
Fife and Drum Groups
Period Musicians, Performers and Singers
Period Demonstrators, Artisans, Entertainers and Merchants
Native & Voyageur Units, Individuals & Encampments
Artillery Crews and Cannons/Artillery Encampments
Long Boat Crews and Boats with Cannons/Naval Encampments
Voyageur Canoes & Crew
If you have a special unique 19th century talent not listed above we would
also like to hear from you!!!
All participants will be compensated in one form or another for attending
and providing wholesome education and public orientated programming.
If you are interested in attending this great bicentennial event please
submit a proposal with the following information from you or your
1. Name, Address, Postal Code, Phone Number and E-mail address
2. A description of what you have to offer in regards to talent,
exhibits, entertainment, encampments etc.
3. Any promotional materials, pictures, website addresses, flyers, CD, DVD,
promoting yourself or your group
4. How many performances, interpretations, and presentations you would
perform each day if applicable.
5. What days you would be able to attend.
6. Compensation for participating.
Please submit your proposals to David J. Brunelle at:
Email - davidbrunelle@...
Mailing - 23 Byrnes Crescent, Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada, L9M 1W4
Look forward to receiving everyone's proposals and for more information on
Algoma 1812 visit: www.algoma1812.ca
Any questions feel free to contact me anytime!
David J. Brunelle