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Experience the Magic of the Past during March Break Fun! At Black Creek Pioneer Village

03/02/2011

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Old time family adventures come to life this March Break at Black Creek Pioneer Village, Toronto's only outdoor living history museum that recreates an 1860s Ontario Village. The Village opens for March Break Fun! on March 12 to March 20th with special programming and activities at specially reduced admission prices.

 

There's more than 20 things to do during March Break Fun! Including:

  • Pioneer Play! Kids can enjoy exploring a room full of hands-on pioneer activities such as building a log cabin, carding wool, or trying a yoke and buckets. Try your hand at giant dominos or challenge a friend to jumbo pick-up-sticks!
  • Free Horse Drawn Wagon Ride: Enjoy a trip around the Village on a horse drawn wagon!
  • Learn about the history of Maple Syrup, take part in a Sap Bucket Discovery Hunt and enjoy samples
  • Learn how to they danced, baked, and printed in the 19th century
  • Make crafts, join an old-fashioned spelling bee and join singers Mumblypeg on the main stage for some interactive fun!

As always, visitors will be able to interact with the blacksmith, the cabinetmaker, or other historical interpreters who will guide them through Canadian history. Visitors can tour through the Village to see the Grain Barn, Cider Mill, Fire Hall, Mill, Cooperage and more! Black Creek Pioneer Village also offers a delicious Pancake Breakfast (additional fee) from 10 am-3pm daily. For a complete list of activities please visit: http://www.blackcreek.ca

  • Cost: Adults, Seniors, Students $10.00 +HST; Children 7.50 + HST
  • When: Saturday, March 12th to Sunday, March 20th
    (Open 10am - 4:30pm / 11am - 4:30pm weekends)
  • Where: Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto

 

About Black Creek Pioneer Village

Black Creek Pioneer Village is Toronto's premier outdoor living history museum. Visitors can explore heritage homes and buildings restored to re-create an 1860s Ontario village. Historic interpreters in period dress demonstrate how villagers lived, worked and played. The Village hosts learning programs and special events that highlight local heritage and culture. The tranquil setting, rural landscapes, heritage gardens and period farm animal breeds make Black Creek Pioneer Village the perfect place to break out of the modern world and journey into the past. Located in north Toronto, Black Creek Pioneer Village is owned and operated by Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA). For more information please visit www.blackcreek.ca.

 

Black Creek Pioneer Village acknowledges support from the City of Toronto, the Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Culture, The Conservation Foundation of Greater Toronto, and the public.


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Media Contact
Rowena Calpito
416-661-6600 ext 5632
Rcalpito@trca.on.ca