O Canada! Special Birthday Fun in Annapolis Royal

Celebrate Canada's 144th Birthday in Annapolis Royal ~ fun-filled family activities for all ages!

Tentative Schedule of Events

July 1, 2011

All Day                         Family Day at the Historic Gardens with fun-filled activities for all ages, special discounts for adults, and free admission for children.

11:00 a.m.                    Opening Ceremonies at Town Hall – Join members of the Young Company to celebrate the birth of our nation with O Canada and enjoy selections from their recent hit show Grease.

12 noon – 4 p.m.         Canada Day & Parks Canada Centennial Celebrations – Fort Anne. Enjoy Parka the Beaver, Cake Cutting (2 cakes), Free Hot Dogs (Noon ’til gone), Croquet, and Free Admission t0 the Museum and New Exhibits. For more information about Canada’s Day events at Fort Anne please call 902-532-2397.

12:15 p.m.                    Junior Town Crier Auditions – Fort Anne. Come out and support our next generation of Town Criers!

1:00 p.m.                     Open Air Concert featuring Charlie Langmead – Fort Anne

2 – 4 p.m.                     Free Swim at the Swimming Pool

7 – 10:00 p.m.             Street Dance at the Lower End of St. George Street. Join the celebration of 200 Years of the Annapolis Royal Volunteer Fire Department.

10:00 p.m.                   Fireworks at Fort Anne. Fireworks and Street Dance are sponsored by the Annapolis Royal Volunteer Fire Department

July 2, 2011

10 – 4 p.m.                   Historic Gardens House & Gardens Tour
Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to visit the Historic Gardens as well as homes and private gardens in and around Annapolis Royal.
Tickets are $25.00 ($20.00 for Season Ticket Holders.)
For more information about the House & Garden Tour or Canada Day events at the Historic Gardens call 902-532-7018 or visit http://www.historicgardens.com

July 3, 2011             

9:30 p.m.                   Candlelight Graveyard Tour – Explore Nova Scotia’s oldest English graveyard by lantern light with a costumed heritage interpreter. Tour departs at 9:30 p.m. sharp, rain or shine. Meet at the parking lot of Fort Anne National Historic Site. $7 Adults, $3 Youth (ages 13-18), $1 Children (12 and under). Wear comfortable walking shows and don’t forget to bring your sense of adventure! For more information about this popular tour, sponsored by The Historical Association of Annapolis Royal, visit http://www.tourannapolisroyal.com/graveyard.html

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