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Heritage Day

Minnedosa Museum and Heritage Village
Type
Fun & Games
Address
3rd Avenue Northeast, Minnedosa, Manitoba, Canada
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When
18 August, 2024 | The event is on August 18th 2024 it starts at 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Heritage Day this year will be focused on the dedication of a plaque commemorating the Families of the Red River Metis. There will be a ceremony at the Metis flag attended by local dignitaries. Also showing off the talent of Metis Dancers and Fiddlers. A campsite showing an a typical Metis trapper .  The Manitoba Muzzle Loaders Association will be in attendance with a period style campsite for people to tour. As well there will be a demonstration of a loom, finger weaving, and fire starting using a flint and steel.

There will be activities for the children such as Critter Dipping, Birdhouse building, beanbag toss, spoon and egg race, axe throwing, and train ride around the museum site.

There will be demonstrations of rope making, butter making, spinning wheel and Blacksmithing. Local musician will be on hand for added entertainment.

Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, pop and water will be available to purchase from local volunteers. A selection of home made pies and cakes will be on sale. The local Red River Metis will have deep fried bannock (bangs) for sale along with Metis sashes sweaters and other items.

Admission to the site will be by donation with all the buildings opened for self tours or guided tours.

More information to follow as to added activities.

 

 

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Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Food and Beverages
  • Guided Tour
  • Parking
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access

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Heritage Day

Minnedosa Museum and Heritage Village

18 August, 2024 | The event is on August 18th 2024 it starts at 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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