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Party like its 1812 at the Fall Rendezvous

Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site hosts their 10th Annual Fall Rendezvous
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Steve Scott and Ken Woods have been re-enactors with the Coureur De Bois for over 40 years. Sandi Wheeler/SooToday

Here's where it is and when:
This Thursday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site

Here's who's putting it on:
The Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site hosts their 10th Annual Fall Rendezvous Re-enactment festivites

Here’s why you’ll want to go:
People in authentic period dress from a variety of different groups back in that time period including a surgeon, voyageurs, the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, the Metis and Coureur De Bois make history come to life as you travel through and explore each station.

Not to mention, food, music, dancing, pioneer games, Indigenous crafts as well as cannon firing demonstrations on the hour and a candy cannon every half hour! 

You'll also want to know this:
The Fall Rendezvous is a term used during the fur trade representing the traditional last gathering and shipments before winter.

Entry is by donation.




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