Showing posts with label Halloween. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Halloween. Show all posts

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Costumes and Halloween

The Library and Archives Canada has just put a virtual exhabit of Costumes and Halloween fancy dress balls that were hosted by Lady Aberdeen at Rideau Hall in Ottawa in the 1890s.

The exhabit is on Flickr at
www.flickr.com/photos/lac-bac/sets/72157631684420843

Friday, October 12, 2012

All Hallow’s Eve Returns to Old Fort Erie

The following Press Release was received from The Niagara Parks Commission -

"Niagara Falls, ON – Experience the traditions of Halloween, 1812-style, brought to life through the ghosts of Canada’s bloodiest battlefield. Staff at The Niagara Parks Commission’s (NPC) Old Fort Erie are preparing the final details for these memorable tours, which will take place October 19 - 20 and October 26 - 27 beginning at 7:30 p.m.

A fun and frightening evening is promised for visitors to the old stone fort, ending with refreshments and the annual burning of a Guy Fawkes effigy. The site of the bloodiest battlefield in the history of Canada conjures up many of its own hair-raising tales. See the Old Fort from the perspective of the spirits who still make their presence felt. The past comes to life through story-telling and the ancient traditions of Halloween

Tours start at 7:30 p.m., followed by the burning of the Guy Fawkes effigy at 8:30 p.m. This event is suitable for all ages. Be prepared and dress for any kind of weather. Reservations are required. Please call 905.871.0540 to book".

The event will held October 19 - 20 and October 26 - 27 at 7:30 p.m.

The admission is Adult $12.25, Child (ages 6-12) $7.95, Children 5 and under FREE

The location is the Old Fort Erie, 350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie, Ontario

For more information, visit www.niagaraparksheritage.com