FREE, FUN & DYNAMIC ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES!
Saturday June 29, 2013 and Sunday June 30, 2013
Interactive theatrical interpretation of the War of 1812 in 18 Minutes 12 Seconds
- THE WHARF: where folklore gets interactive – an immersion theatre experience bringing the 1813 wharf to life
FILM & PERFORMANCE
- Inside the Hamilton Waterfront Trust Centre theatre, viewers enjoyed films, Shipwreck documentaries, 1812 movie trailers, artist talks, and heritage storytelling that edified and entertained! Click here for a full schedule.
- Hamilton & Scourge documentary, artist talks, and historical storytelling by Pauline Grondin in the Hamilton Waterfront Trust Centre indoor theatre
- Art Battle 60: Twelve artists competed in a live painting exhibition; the audience voted to decide who represented Hamilton at the Art Battle National Championship at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
- Craft Fair with a nautical and heritage twist (Friday – Sunday)
- Nautical landscape printmaking activity led by Centre
- Flotilla Parade instrument making led by Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts
Bicentennial Quilt Show telling War of 1812 stories
- Matthew Walker’s Sound Cannon installation.
- Heritage natural dye demonstration by textile artist Thea Haines
- The Amazing 1812 Race Game led by historical interpreters on a giant 1812 map
- Six Nations Legacy Consortium display of historical Six Nations artifacts
- Parks Canada’s 1812 on Tour Exhibit, showcasing key figures in 1812 history
- Naval history came alive in the Naval Encampment featuring a Ship Carpenter, Firearms display, Doctor, Chandlery and a Coopersmith
- Confederation Marine Modelers of Hamilton model boat display
- A display of reproduction historical longboats
- International Guild of Knot Tyers demonstrating knot tying techniques
- HMCS STAR Royal Canadian Naval Reserve Display
- Rowing demonstration by Leander Rowing Club
- Outreach by community groups including the Missionary of the Seafarers and the Hamilton Power & Sail Squadron