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Presqu’ile Provincial Park

Calendar of Events – 2018

(please check our website for more information)

March 17 and 18: Waterfowl Weekend, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

World-class waterfowl viewing during the spring migration.  Volunteer naturalists will help you view and identify over 25 different species of ducks, geese, and swans.  Also check out displays and children’s activities in the Nature Centre.   Join The Friends for BBQ lunch fund-raiser at the Lighthouse, on Saturday and Sunday, from 11:00 am.  The Lighthouse Interpretive Centre and The Friends’ Gift Shop will be open.

May 19 and 20: Warblers and Whimbrels Weekend, starting at 6:30 am

View the elusive Whimbrels and many colourful Warblers as they migrate to their northern nesting grounds.  Enjoy guided nature walks, bird-banding, and evening programs.  Join The Friends for BBQ lunch fund-raiser at the Lighthouse, on Saturday and Sunday, from 11:00 am.  The Lighthouse Interpretive Centre and The Friends’ Gift Shop will be open.

June 2: Friends of Presqu'ile Annual General Meeting

June 9, 16, and 23: Spring walks

Guided nature walks on Saturday.  The Lighthouse Interpretive Centre and The Friends’ Gift Shop will be open weekends.

July /August:Kids ‘n Nature Summer Day Camps, for boys and girls

June 30 to September 2: Summer Interpretive Program

Programs will be posted on our website, www.friendsofpresquile.on.ca, and throughout the Park, every week.  Daily Family Programs (except Wednesdays) - guided walks, children’s programs, evening talks, and campfire sing-alongs.  Every Saturday lunchtime, The Friends will hold a BBQ, near the amphitheatre, from 11:00 am.  The Nature Centre, Lighthouse Interpretive Centre, and The Friends’ Gift Shop will be open daily.

Aug. 4-5: History Weekend, 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

Relive Presqu’ile’s storied past and take part in events.  See War of 1812-14 re-enactments.  Participate in
old-fashioned field games, children’s boat-building bee and regatta, ghost walks, a history play, and more.

September 1st and 2nd: Monarchs and Migrants Weekend, starting at 8:00 am

Bird-banding, Monarch tagging and guided nature walks celebrate this weekend of fall migration.

November 3 and 4, 7, 10 and 11: 27th Christmas at Presqu’ile Juried Arts and Crafts Show

Fine arts and crafts on sale, from 10 am to 4 pm daily, at the Nature Centre.  Visit the Tea Room at Stonehedge and enjoy our famous rum cake and hot drinks.  Meet our Signature Artists at The Lighthouse Art Gallery, 10 am to 5 pm.  The Friends’ Gift Shop will be open.  Free entry to the Park and free admission to the Show.  Free parking. 

 

 

Unless otherwise noted all events are FREE.  A valid park permit is required to enter the Park.

 

For more information, visit The Friends of Presqu’ile Park’s website at

www.friendsofpresquile.on.ca or contact Presqu’ile Provincial Park at 613 475 4324, ext 225.