Monday, 28 November 2011

The Niagara on the Lake - War of 1812 Bicentennial


  • The Niagara on the Lake 
  • War of 1812 Bicentennial
  • January 1, 2012  Lt. Govenor's New Year's Levee  Celebrate the first official event of the War of 1812 Bicentennial in the Naigara region in Niagara on the lake. Meet Ontario's Lt. Governor, the Honorable David Onley
  • June 8,9,10, 2012  -St. Mark's Church CHIME FESTIVAL
  • A spectacular festival for Chimes and Carillonneurs
  • St. Mark's Church, Niagara on the Lake, On
  • See:
  • June 15,16,17, 2012   -Bicentennial Grand Opening Celebrations      DECLARATION OF WAR! - Military Ball on the eve of the declaration of the War of 1812 dinner with British and American officers put on by the Niagara-on-the-Lake Historical Society and Museum. Many events planned for three days in Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • July 1st Canada Day - historic celebration
  • July 13-15, 2012 The Navy of 1812: Sailors on the Lakes
  • Naval encampment on the grounds of Navy Hall, Niagara on the Lake, with 5 tall ships (4 Brigantines and a schooner-1812 Squadron) and 22 longboats with 200 naval re-enactors. Plans call for a Longboat Processional Row Sat morning and an Assault landing exercise on Sat afternoon at Queens Royal Park featuring Defence Force marines and a "sham battle".
  • Including theatrical performances by the Loyalist Theatre.
  • "The Sailor's World in 1812" encampment features period music of "Gin Lane" and dancing demonstrations by the Fort York Regency Dancers. This is a Parks Canada/Royal Canadian Navy partnered event.
  • Contact: Victor Suthren  or phone             613-269-3609      
  • July 14, 2012 In Concert at St. Marks Church - The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge - Celebrating War and Peace over 200 Years. Come and see this World Class Choir - for details see:
  • October 12 & 13 - BATTLE OF QUEENSTON HEIGHTS - Brock's ride to Queenston Heights near Brock's Monument. Hundreds of re-enactors from the United States and Canada will be faithfully re-enacting this famous battle that helped form the Nation of Canada. 
  • October 14 - BURIAL OF BROCK - funeral procession from Queenston to Fort George, followed by the commemoration of Brock's burial in the Fort.

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