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Mid-Winter Social at Discovery Harbour
February 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Harbour celebrates winter by welcoming visitors to the historic site in tandem with the Town of Penetanguishene at their 76th Annual Winterama on February 17-19, 2024 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily.
All the Activities (Saturday, Sunday and Monday – see below for specific times.)
- Jump on the tractor-pulled wagon ride
- Strap on snowshoes and stomp along the snowshoeing track*
- Feel the wind rushing in your hair, as you fly down the Kids Snow Tube Run*
- Explore historic Keating House and sample apple cider & shortbread cookies
- NEW THIS YEAR: Blacksmith Demonstration!
- Warm up with hot chocolate and a variety of snacks from the Snack Shack
- Visit local artisans and vendors in Garrison Hall
- Roast bannock over a roaring open fire
- Watch a black-powder musket firing demonstration
- Enjoy guided tours of the original establishment’s Officers’ Quarters and explore a 19th century soldiers’ encampment
- Explore the H.M.S. Tecumseth Centre and check out the real Tecumseth shipwreck and other museum displays
- Live musicians will sing your favourite songs on the outdoor stage
- Say hello to costumed characters! More info and details coming soon!
- Try to escape the Brig in our Escape Room Experience (additional charge)
*Some activities are weather dependent*
Good to Know:
- Service animals only will be permitted at this special event
- The event will run in most types of weather (sun, rain, snow, ice)
- The event will take part almost entirely outdoors, please dress for conditions