MEDIA RELEASE - For Immediate Release: 26-Jun-12 June 26th, 2012, London Ontario - Join Fanshawe Pioneer Village on Canada Day to celebrate the birth of the Dominion of Canada!
On the 1st of July, 1867, Canada became a self-governing colony within the British Empire.
Relive the past and discover the events surrounding the first Canada Day.
Historical debates, patriotic speeches, and vintage baseball are a few of
the activities that bring the past to life at this historic Dominion Day event. Feature Activities: Dominion Day Celebrations at 1:00 p.m. with cake and lemonade. Old fashioned Base Ball Game between vintage London Tecumseh and current London Tecumseh teams will begin at 1:00 pm. The Pioneer Village Café will feature BBQ ribs and chicken. Sponsored by General Dynamics Land Systems Canada Visit our new website: www.fanshawepioneervillage.ca Buy your tickets on-line at www.fanshawepioneervillage.ca -- 30 Dont miss these upcoming events Victorian Teddy Bear Picnic - Sunday, July 8th All the bears are gathering today for a Victorian Teddy Bear Picnic. Bring out your favourite stuffed friend for an afternoon of games, storytelling, a parade, and afternoon tea. Time Travelers Summer Day camps July 10 - 13 Ages 9 - 12 July 17 20 Ages 6 - 8 July 24 - 27 Ages 6 8 August 7 10 Ages 9 - 12 August 14 17 Ages 6 - 8 August 21 24 Ages 6 8 It's the ultimate summer adventure - travel back in time! Fanshawe Pioneer Village offers a new summer day camp experience for children 6 - 12 who will become part of Village life. Campers will engage in farm and household chores, become apprentices in our Print, Woodworking and Blacksmith shops, play 19th century games, create Victorian crafts and celebrate the end of their week with a proper 19th century social. The Donnelly Sideshow, a play by Jeff Culbert Tuesday to Thursday July 10 - 12 Tuesday to Friday July 17 19 Playwright: Jeff Culbert Featuring: Jeff Culbert Storytelling and songs Johnny OConnor was the boy who hid under the bed during the Donnelly murders of 1880. Now hes back, all grown up, packing a guitar and ready to set the record straight. Performance at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15.00 each, admission included. Book on-line at www.fanshawepioneervillage.ca. Advance booking is required. For more information, contact: Sheila Johnson Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org 519.457.1296 Fanshawe Pioneer Village FPVMuseum Hayley Clarke Administrative & Marketing Assistant Fanshawe Pioneer Village 2609 Fanshawe Park Rd. E. London, ON N5X 4A1 Ph: 519-457-1296 Fax: 519-457-3364 BIG ON HISTORY. BIG ON FUN!