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St. Joseph Island Gathering: A Festival of Cultural Alliances - Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site & Richards Landing, ON. - Looking for Participants

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  • David Brunelle
    Hi Everyone, I was asked to forward this information on to the list and if you are interested in attending please contact Carol Trainor event organizer
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 22, 2013
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      Hi Everyone,

      I was asked to forward this information on to the list and if
      you are interested in attending please contact Carol Trainor event organizer
      directly at stjoeadmin@... .

      Take Care!

      David J. Brunelle, OCT



      The Township of St. Joseph and Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site
      welcome you to a historical, musical, cultural and military
      extravaganzacalled Island Gathering: A Festival of Cultural Alliances.
      Over two days and at two locations, enjoy massed pipe bands, highland
      dancing, period music, British soldier re-enactments, a Metis encampment,
      Voyageur demonstrations, paddling competitions, military displays, food, fun
      and festivities all done up in 1812 style.

      Proposed Saturday, August 24, 2013

      Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site, 11 - 5 and Richards Landing
      Centennial Grounds 4 - 10

      Gathering of mass pipe bands, opening parade to Chimney and welcome with the
      cannon. Wreath laying and moment of silence following pipe parade around
      the access road. Canoes in the harbour / backdrop.

      Metis camp set up with dancing, fiddling, music. First Nations singers and
      drummers (invited) performing throughout the day.

      Highland dancers, merchandise vendors, military muster / drills, cannon
      ongoing, food booths.

      Alexander MacKenzie character portrayal by 1812 Animated.

      Talks / presentations throughout the day in the theatre: Alexander
      MacKenzie and the role of the 49th of Foot at the Fort.

      Historic Canoe contingent to paddle to the WI Park, Richards Landing.

      Move to Richards Landing in afternoon, events taking place from 4 to 10 p.m.


      - Pipe band performances, highland dancing, 1812 encampment, Metis
      dancing

      - 49th Field Regiment demonstration of current activities

      - Historic military vehicle display

      - Concert: Muddy York and O'Schraves play on small stage at 8 p.m.

      - Beer gardens and Scotch nosing

      Canoe races and demonstrations at Richards Landing WI Park.

      Overnight encampment for re-enactors, courier du bois and voyageurs.

      Sunday, August 25: Richards Landing 10 - 3: 1812 British encampment,
      military exhibits, drill and musters, voyageur and Metis demonstrations,
      period vendors and music. Food booths open.

      Carol O. Trainor, A.M.C.T.

      Clerk Administrator

      The Township of St. Joseph

      1669 Arthur Street, Box 187

      Richards Landing, Ontario

      P0R 1J0

      Ph: 705-246-2625

      Fax: 705-246-3142



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