Ships and Sails: Wasaga Under Siege Returns in 2019

Ships and Sails

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

10:00am – 5:00pm

Visit Nancy Island Historic Site for a day of ships, sailors, cannons, and more!  Experience the life of a sailor in 1812 and discover what life was like on a ship!

Cost: $2.00 per person; kids 12 and under FREE

Activities include:

  • 1812 sailor and voyageur re-enactors
  • cannon, musket, and cutlass demonstrations
  • naval artefacts displays
  • model ship displays and speakers presentation
  • build-your-own model ship
  • voyageur canoe rides
  • rope and knot tying station
  • sea shanties and folk music
  • powder monkey run
  • grog sampling (non-alcoholic)
  • naval games and activities
  • and much more!

Parking available at Nancy Island Historic Site parking lot.  Bike Valet available at Nancy Island lot.

Food and refreshment stand will be on site during the event.

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Wasaga Beach Provincial Park
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11-22nd Street North
Wasaga Beach, ON
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Wasaga Beach Welcome Centre & Nancy Island Historic Site
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119 Mosley Street
Wasaga Beach, ON
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Wasaga Beach Nordic Ski & Trail Centre
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101 Blueberry Trail
Wasaga Beach, ON
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