Bread and Ballads: Tastes, Tales and Tunes of 1812
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum
Visit the Fieldcote grounds for a delightful afternoon listening to songs and stories of 1812 as played by the nationally-renowned Ian Bell of Muddy York and enjoy a sampling of our version of some rustic soldier’s fare. Wander through the museum exhibit on the Bloody Assize of 1812 and watch our volunteer quilters as they demonstrate their sewing skills on our Bloody Assize commemorative quilt. More »
THE NIAGARA 1812 BICENTENNIAL LEGACY COUNCIL WITH THE CITY OF HAMILTON CULTURE DIVISION, THE GRIMSBY 1812 BICENTENNIAL COMMITTEE AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM SIX NATIONS IS HOSTING A SYMPOSIUM ON:
Creating 1812: Commemoration, National Identity & Role of the Arts
An examination of the impact of the War of 1812 on shaping Canadian /American /First Nations identity and how the Arts can contribute to our understanding of that impact. More »
Feb 20th at 7 pm at the Discovery Centre an evening with award winning author LAWRENCE HILL who wrote the Book of Negroes which is being so widely read. The author will read from his book and sign copies which are on sale. Tickets $30 includes wine and cheese. I think this will sell out fast. To order tickets phone the centre at 905 526 7356.