38th Annual Canal Days, Port Colborne

Join us this coming weekend (Sat. July 30 & Sun. July 31) for the 38th annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival in downtown Port Colborne – right at the junction o’ the Welland Canal & Lake Erie!

Port-Colborne-MuseumWe have a very special spot at the The Port Colborne Historical & Marine Museum (280 King St., at Princess St.) next to our mates, Bad Billy’s Blades and Museum attractions including Canada’s first “Steam Automobile”live music, local food (Riverside Berry Farm), Remote Control Model Boat Show, demonstrations of Blacksmithing, Woodcarving, Wool Spinning, Chair Caning, Rope Ladder-Making…do not leave without sampling the Tea & Home-style biscuits at Arabella’s Edwardian Tea Room! The 2nd Regiment Lincoln Militia (1812) will be on hand to keep the peace.

We have a grand selection o’ treasure from down the road across the seas! First Nations Medicines, Organic Herbs, Resin Incense, Semi-Precious Stones, Pewter Tankards, Handmade Clay Pipes, Animal Skulls, Pelts, Beeswax, Bones & other trinkets!

Down by the water, visit the tall ship, Empire Sandy (Canada’s largest Topsail Schooner), Fireboat Edward M. Cotter, Hamilton Harbour Queen and an assortment o’ antique watercraft! Cruises are  also available out into Lake Erie on Empire Sandy

Classic Car Show, Free Concerts (David Wilcox, Kim Mitchell, Finger 11 & more), Kite Festival, Kids Zone (with rides & games), Fireworks and much more!

Click here for Museum Directions

There is also the free West Side Shuttle that runs along King St. every 20 minutes

Pyrate Lore & Harbour Walks

Join Capt. John Swallow and QM Seika Hellbound for Pyrate Lore & Harbour Walks™. Historical tales of Pyrates (Canadian and otherwise); sunken ships, daring raids, men “put on account” with Pyrate fleets and treasures of all kinds to tempt even … read on, mate!