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  • Humbug Holidays

    Night shot of the Cooperage building decorated with white string lights.
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: Regular admission fees apply: $8.50/adult; $7.00/senior. Free admission for youth 17 and under and annual pass holders

    There’s a humbug Chief Trader at Fort Langley, and we need your help to bring the spirit of the holidays to the fort! During the month of December, visitors can come craft pairs of ornaments in the Cooperage building to help decorate the fort. One ornament is to bring home and the other is to be placed by visitors in one of the heritage buildings, without being caught by the patrolling Chief Trader!  

  • Virtual Workshop: Build Your Own Copper Star and Moon

    Culture and entertainment
    Copper star ornament on table with crafting tools
    Time: 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: $46.00 for registration and supplies

    Event description : Join our talented blacksmith for a crafting workshop and build your own copper star and moon decorations, just in time for the holiday season.

    Admission details : Tickets must be purchased in advance, prices include tax. Ticket registration begins Wednesday, November 9 at 8 a.m.

    In order to register, please email FTLtickets-billetsFTL@pc.gc.ca and include which date you are interested in, your name, number of people in your party, and phone number. You will receive a call within three business days to confirm your spot and make your payment.

    A Google Meet link will be provided to you at the time of booking.

    Special notes : Materials and tools provided, must pick up crafting kit up to a week before your virtual workshop date. For French enquiries, please email fort.langley@pc.gc.ca.

  • In-Person Workshop: Build Your Own Copper Lantern

    Time: 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: $69.25 for registration and supplies

    Event description : Join our talented blacksmith for a crafting workshop and build your own copper lantern to warm up your space with a seasonal glow this winter. 

    Admission details : Tickets must be purchased in advance, prices include tax. Ticket registration begins Wednesday, November 9 at 8 a.m.

    In order to register, please email FTLtickets-billetsFTL@pc.gc.ca and include which date you are interested in, your name, number of people in your party, and phone number. You will receive a call within three business days to confirm your spot and make your payment. 

    Special notes : Materials and tools provided. For French enquiries, please email fort.langley@pc.gc.ca.

  • Vive les voyageurs Festival

    Culture and entertainment
    Three costumed interpreters wearing Voyageur sashes, capots, and holding wooden paddles.
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: Regular admission fees apply: $8.50/adult; $7.00/senior. Free admission for youth 17 and under and annual pass holders.

    Tap your feet to the beat of French-Canadian music at Fort Langley National Historic Site’s annual Vive les Voyageurs Festival. Enliven your senses with the traditional foods, music and culture of the 19th century French-Canadian and Métis fur traders.

    Schedule :

    10:00 a.m. Site Opens
    10:30 a.m. Métis Moose Hide Coat Presentation with Ken Pruden
    11:00 a.m. Presentation of York Boat and Red River Cart with Pat Calihou
    11:30 a.m. Beaver trapping techniques with Gord MacIntosh
    12:00 p.m. Spoon and Jig Demonstration with Maurice Guibord
    12:30 p.m. Music Performance with Michael Viens and Rosie Carter
    1:00 p.m. Presentation of the York Boat and Red River Cart with Pat Calihou
    1:30 p.m. Spoon and Jig Demonstration with Maurice Guibord
    2:00 p.m. Métis Moose Hide Presentation with Ken Pruden
    2:30 p.m. Music Performance with Michael Viens and Rosie Carter 
    3:00 p.m. Spoon and Jig Demonstration with Maurice Guibord
    3:30 p.m. Métis Moose Hide Presentation with Ken Pruden 
    4:00 p.m. Beaver trapping techniques with Gord MacIntosh
    5:00 p.m. Site Closes

    Note: Enhanced school programs are also offered January 20-24 and January 27-31 2020. Book your class through our website.

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