Rideau Heritage Route Travel Guide 2008-2009 - English - (Page 15)

selection of entertaining festivals and special events catering to a variety of interests. With the route anchored on either end by the rich culture and heritage of urban centres Ottawa and Kingston, there is no shortage of interesting diversions along the Rideau. Many of the smaller communities along the corridor hold their own festivals and special events – the variety and scope of which are unparalleled anywhere else in Ontario. Participating in these unique celebrations is a wonderful way to experience the culture, heritage and hospitality of the region. Let a historic re-enactment or theatrical production take you back in time to when the canal was first built. Enjoy the scenic countryside as you visit local artists and artisans on one of the regions’ many studio tours. Discover why county fairs have become cultural institutions in several communities along the route. Or get out there and enjoy the frosty Canadian winter with outdoor skating and entertainment at a family-friendly winter carnival. All of this and much more awaits you along the Rideau Heritage Route! Recurring Events Music Along the Rideau Rideau Canal Museum, Smiths Falls Sunday evenings, June to August Changing of the Guard Parliament Hill, Ottawa Daily, June to August Award-Winning Sunset Ceremonies Fort Henry, Kingston Wednesday evenings, July & August Parks Canada “Ghosts & Echoes of the Rideau” Heritage Theatre Friday in Kingston & Saturday in Ottawa July & August Celebrations & 15 Diversions T hroughout the year, the Rideau Heritage Route hosts a diverse

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rideau Heritage Route Travel Guide 2008-2009 - English

Rideau Heritage Route Travel Guide 2008-2009 - English
Table of Contents
Life by the Water
Story of a Nation
History of the Canal
History Comes Alive
Historic Plaques
Tours of the Rideau
Colours & Flavours Along the Rideau
Visual Art Experiences and Shopping
Fall Colours
Maple Syrup Experiences
Flavours of the Rideau
Celebrations and Diversions
Recurring Events
Featured Events By Season
Celebrate Canada Day
Outdoor and Recreation
Golfing Along the Rideau
Overnight Mooring
Additional Recreation
Ontario Provincial Parks
A Day in the Countryside
Heritage Walking Tours
Paddling Routes
Cycling Routes
Hiking Trails
Driving Tours
Our Rideau Communities
RHRTA Partnerships

Rideau Heritage Route Travel Guide 2008-2009 - English