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Morning Events

Events scheduling is subject to change

On this page, we have listed the events according to time, so you can familiarize with the schedule of events. You will walk, listen to lectures and examine subjects, as well as performances, but don't forget that if any of topics particularly interests you (and we have no doubt about it), order essay to ask relevant questions, and have certain knowledge.

Time Event Description
10:00-10:30 Flint Knapping Demo Métis Elder Joe Paquette will demonstrate the traditional methods used to make stone tools including arrows and scrapers.
10:30-11:30 Forest Tour Take a guided forest walk to discover the native plants gathered for food and their medicinal qualities.
11:00-11:30 Hide Preparation Métis elder Joe Paquette will demonstrate the traditional methods used to prepare animal hides.
11:30-12:30 Mill Complex Tour Take a guided walking tour of the once thriving 19th Century Mill Complex located on the Claremont Field Centre property.
12:00-12:30 Fire Making Demo Métis elder Joe Paquette will demonstrate a number of methods used to make fire.
12:00-1:00 Musical Puppet Show Celtic musicians Ken Ramsden and Glen Caradus entertain with a lively mix of traditional songs reflecting the heritage and history of the Great Lakes region.

Afternoon Events

Time Event Description
1:00-1:30 Flint Knapping Demo Métis Elder Joe Paquette will demonstrate the traditional methods used to make stone tools including arrows and scrapers.
1:30-2:30 Wshkigamong Women's Drum Group Aboriginal musicians, the Wshkigamong Women's Drum Group will perform their unique blend of traditional Aboriginal drumming and song. Don't miss this phenomenal performance!
2:00-2:30 Hide Preparation Métis Elder Joe Paquette will demonstrate the traditional methods used to prepare animal hides.
2:30-3:30 Forest Tour Take a guided forest walk to discover the plants gathered for food and medicine by Ontario's First Nations.
3:00-3:30 Bone & Stone Tool Making Métis Elder Joe Paquette will demonstrate the traditional methods used to make ground stone and bone tools.
3:00-4:00 Musical Puppet Show Celtic musicians Ken Ramsden and Glen Caradus entertain with a lively mix of traditional songs reflecting the heritage and history of the Great Lakes region.
3:30-4:30 Mill Complex Tour Take a guided walking tour of the once thriving 19th Century Mill Complex located on the Claremont Field Centre property.
4:00-4:30 Fire Making Demo Demonstration and chance to try your hand at making fire with a fire-bow. Prep for Survivor Canada!
4:30-5:00 Flint Knapping demo Métis Elder Joe Paquette will demonstrate the traditional methods used to make stone projectile points (arrow heads).

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Where is it?


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How much?

$8 for adults (19 and over)
$6 for students
Children 4 and under are free!
max. $25 for families
$2 parking