(PAST EVENT) Laura Secord Weekend 2015

LAURA SECORD WALK 2016

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

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LAURA SECORD WALK

Laura Secord Legacy Trail
Saturday, June 18th, 2016

 

The 202nd anniversary of Laura Secord’s famous walk took place on Saturday June 20th, 2015.


HOMESTEAD HAPPENINGS

Laura Secord Homestead

29 Queenston Street
Queenston, ON L0S 1L0
Tel. (905) 262-4851

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

From opening to closing, the Laura Secord Homestead will be alive with activities to commemorate Laura’s famous walk…with free admission from 10 am to 2 pm!!
Explore the homestead.

Visit with costumed interpreters.

Enjoy the shop and snack bar.

Click here for details!



FUN AT FORT GEORGE and BROCK’S MONUMENT!

Fort George National Historic Site

51 Queen’s Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
Tel.905-468-6621

Brock’s Monument

14184 Niagara Parkway, Queenston, ON L0S 1P0
Tel. 905-468-6621

Enjoy the spectacle of costumed heritage interpreters and an authentic heritage experience. Get your Hands on some History!

LAURA SECORD DAY SPECIAL:
15% OFF ALL LAURA SECORD MERCHANDISE AT THE FORT GEORGE GIFT SHOP!


Visitors at Fort George can talk with heritage interpreters, taste food prepared over an open hearth in the Officers’ Kitchen, witness a musket demonstration and explore the reconstructed Blockhouses, Officers’ Quarters, Artificers Shop and Guard House. Through the Hands-on-History program at Fort George, you can also experience the thrill wearing a red coat and firing a musket yourself!

Brock’s Monument will be offering guided tours of the battle site at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Visitors can also climb the 235 steps to the top of Brock’s Monument, for the best view around!

The Friends of Fort George Gift Shops at Fort George and Brock’s Monument will be offering a special 15% discount on Laura Secord books for this special weekend!

For more information on Fort George and The Friends of Fort George Gift Shop, call 905-468-6621, or visit

www.friendsoffortgeorge.ca or www.pc.gc.ca/fortgeorge

MAKE AN IMPRESSION AT THE MACKENZIE!


Mackenzie House Heritage Printery and Museum

1 Queenston Street, Queenston, ON
Tel. (905) 371-0254

June 20th – 21st, 2015

Visit the Mackenzie Printery and try a hands-on period printing project with a Laura Secord theme!


MUNCH A MORSEL AT McFARLAND HOUSE

McFarland House
15927 Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
Tel. (905) 468-3322

June 20th – 21st, 2015

Visit the Conservatory Tea Room at McFarland House and try a Laura Secord Cookie, a special period recipe to celebrate our favourite Canadian heroine!



NIFF AND LAURA SECORD

Niagara Integrated Film Festival

June 20th – 21st, 2015

The Niagara Integrated Film Festival offers an amazing program of innovative and entertaining films, screened in the heart of the Niagara Wine Region. Why not combine your Secord experience with a screening?


OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANIAGARA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM

Niagara Historical Society Museum
43 Castlereagh Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake Ontario, Canada
Tel.905-468-3912

Discover the stories of our people, our community and the events that shaped our lives. Younger visitors can explore the galleries with the aid of the “Children’s Guide to the Museum”. The Museum building is fully accessible on the ground floor and in 85% of the galleries.

LAURA SECORD DAY SPECIAL:
15% OFF ALL LAURA SECORD MERCHANDISE AT THE MUSEUM GIFT SHOP!



SECORD SIPS

Ravine Vineyard Secord Sips
1366 York Rd, St. Davids, ON L0S 1P0, Canada
Tel. 905-262-8463
June 20th, 2015
Laura’s Flight
Enjoy a special wine tasting of 3 small batch Ravine wines paired with genuine Laura Secord chocolate. Chosen exclusively to celebrate our Canadian heroine, Laura Secord. $5.00 per person plus tax



WALK AND WINE

Niagara College Wine Institute
135 Taylor Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Canada
Tel: 905-641-2252 ext. 4070
Along the Laura Secord Legacy Trail
June 20th, 2015


  • Just ask for a Secord Sip and get a free wine tasting – and a bit of genuine Laura Secord Chocolate, too!
  • Learn more about Laura Secord’s and Niagara College’s connections to HRH The Prince of Wales!

ESTATE OF EXCELLENCE

Reif Estate Winery
15608 Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada L0S 1J0
Tel: 905-468-7738
June 20th – 21st, 2015


A Perfect Pairing of Canadian Icons
Enjoy and Award Winning Vidal Icewine paired with a genuine Laura Secord Chocolate.
Complimentary Tasting at Reif Estate Winery Tasting Bar June 20th in celebration of a Canadian heroine. Upon arrival simply say “I love Laura Secord!”


LAURA SECORD CHOCOLATE CREAM LIQUEUR

LCBO
20 Queen Street, Old Town, Niagara on the Lake L0S 1J0
Tel. 905-468-3321

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

During the afternoon, the LCBO will be offering free tastings of the decadent new Laura Secord Chocolate Cream Liqueur.
Drop in for a sumptuous sample!


COWS ICE CREAM

44 Queen Street
Old Town, Niagara on the Lake
Tel. 905-468-2100

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Try an udderly fantastic Laura Secord ice cream with chocolate on top.

Take a photo with the famous cow that Laura Secord didn’t take with her!


MORI GARDENS

1709 Niagara Stone Rd
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
Tel. 905-468-7863

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Plant a tree to celebrate Laura Secord Day.

20 % OFF ALL MAPLE TREES!


SECORD SMOOTHIE AT STARBUCKS
(White Oaks Resort and Spa location only)


Starbucks
at White Oaks Resort and Spa
253 Taylor Rd SS4|
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0
Tel. 1-800-263-5766

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

We’re located right along the Laura Secord Legacy Trail. Why not drop in and try a Starbucks Secord Smoothie with chocolate?

We’re proud of our connection to Laura Secord!


SPECIAL SECORD SANDWICH AT KURTZ FAMILY ORCHARDS

Kurtz Family Orchards
16006 Niagara Parkway, PO Box 457
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0
Tel. (905) 468-2937

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Come in and try our special Laura Secord Panini – with chocolate, of course!


LAURA AT YOUR LEISURE:

SELF-GUIDED SECORD TOURS

Throughout the Niagara Peninsula

Hop in the car, jump on your motorcycle, or get on your bike and follow one of the following free, self-guided, Laura Secord – themed interpretive tours, complete with directions, audio commentary, photos, and tons of background information.


Choose from any of the following tours:

Retracing Laura’s Trek – Starting at the Laura Secord Homestead in historic Queenston, this auto-based tour takes you to those destinations along the way which figured prominently in her famous 1813 trek, culminating at DeCew House.

The Loop of Laura’s Life – A tour of key destinations central to Laura Secord’s life story, from her earliest days with husband James in Queenston, through the route of her famous walk, to the various monuments celebrating her memory.

Laura Secord Grand Tour – an auto tour of Secord-related points of interest encompassing Niagara on the Lake, St. Catharines, Thorold, Chippawa and Niagara Falls.

Prepared tours can also be accessed here.


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