Fort Chambly will host the Harvest Celebration
Fort Chambly – On Sunday, October 1st, Fort Chambly National Historic Site will host the Harvest Celebration, which traditionally marks the end of summer, to commemorate the end of an exceptional season.
Part of the Journées de la culture, the Harvest Celebration will feature a wide range of activities and presentations for young and old alike. Many activities will be offered throughout the day, including a presentation in the Fort’s heritage garden given by an expert on heirloom vegetable varieties, fun and educational apple- themed food workshops, as well as a squash cookie tasting activity hosted by La Corne d’abondance. All of the Fort’s harvest is given to this health and social services community organization.
In addition, visitors will be able to contribute to the interactive station located in the exhibit, Mr. Dion, a saviour of the fort!, with their stories and photos. The Harvest Celebration will also be one of the last opportunities to see the exhibit, A taste of Nouvelle-France, before a new exhibition is launched in 2018.
The Harvest Celebration is a free event hosted by Parks Canada in collaboration with the City of Chambly.
Parks Canada is encouraging visitors to plan their trips and discover new and exciting destinations in 2017 by consulting Park s Canada’s website , or downloading the NEW Parks Canada Mobile App, for a list of hidden gems and other unique and memorable ways to celebrate Canada 150.
- The Harvest Celebration will take place on Sunday, October 1st from 12 m. to 4 p.m.
- The Fort Chambly National Historic Site is open Wednesday to Sunday from 10 m. to 5 p.m. until October 9.
- Canada 150 was an exceptional season at Fort Chambly – visitation
- Free activities for the Journées de la culture will also be organized at the Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site in Montreal and the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site in Trois- Rivières.