Public Agenda

Monday, August 5, 2019

Discovery HarbourWar of 1812 Grand Encampment & Tall Ship
Open to the public, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Discovery Harbour Historic Site, Penetanguishene, ON

The historic site of Discovery Harbour will be open to the public featuring the Tall Ships HMS Tecumseth & HMS Bee and over 100 period encamped re-enactors. Historic buildings, period merchants, artisans, along with musket and cannon demonstrations taking place regularly.


Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Discovery HarbourWar of 1812 Grand Encampment & Tall Ships
Open to the public, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Discovery Harbour Historic Site, Penetanguishene, ON

The historic site of Discovery Harbour will be open to the public featuring the Tall Ships HMS Tecumseth & HMS Bee and over 200 period encamped re-enactors. Historic buildings, period merchants, artisans, along with musket and cannon demonstrations taking place regularly.


Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Discovery HarbourWar of 1812 Grand Encampment & Tall Ships
Open to the public, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Discovery Harbour Historic Site, Penetanguishene, ON

The historic site of Discovery Harbour will be open to the public featuring the Tall Ships HMS Tecumseth & HMS Bee and over 300 period encamped re-enactors. Historic buildings, period merchants, artisans, along with musket and cannon demonstrations taking place regularly.

Tay TownshipAssault on the Village, 7:00pm
Victoria Harbour, ON

This newly constructed British outpost is totally taken by surprise as American troop’s assault by land and water and total overwhelm the small defending forces. Looting and pillaging of the outpost ensues as the first part of the Americans battle campaign is a success.


Thursday, August 8, 2019

Discovery HarbourWar of 1812 Grand Encampment & Tall Ships
Open to the public, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Discovery Harbour Historic Site, Penetanguishene, ON

The historic site of Discovery Harbour will be open to the public featuring the Tall Ships HMS Tecumseth & HMS Bee and over 400 period encamped re-enactors. Historic buildings, period merchants, artisans, along with musket and cannon demonstrations taking place regularly.

Township of TinySkirmish at Balm Beach Depot, 7:00pm
Balm Beach, Tiny, ON

American scouting parties have been reported along the shorelines of Nottawasaga Bay and British troops have been dispatched to confirm the reports. British troops worst fears become a reality as the advance guard of the American army has converge on Balm Beach in an attempt to control this key supply depot. The few defending British troops and allies surrender or flee with the mayor officially surrendering the depot to the Americans.


Friday, August 9, 2019

Discovery HarbourWar of 1812 Grand Encampment & Tall Ships
Open to the public, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Discovery Harbour Historic Site, Penetanguishene, ON

The historic site of Discovery Harbour will be open to the public featuring the Tall Ships HMS Tecumseth & HMS Bee and over 500 period encamped re-enactors. Historic buildings, period merchants, artisans, along with musket and cannon demonstrations taking place regularly.

Town of MidlandAttack on the Port of Midland, 7:00pm
Midland, ON

The attack on the Port of Midland will be a demonstration of a fictional naval Tall Ship battle escalating into a full-scale marine assault landing of American forces on the shores of Midland Harbour. British troops and allies fight a retreating battle in defense of their community. After a valiant fight, overwhelming American numbers supported by Tall Ships with cannon, eventually break down the communities’ defenses with the Mayor of Midland being captured and surrendering the town to the enemy. Looting & pillaging of local merchants ensues as the Americans celebrate their victory.


Saturday, August 10, 2019

Discovery HarbourWar of 1812 Grand Encampment & Tall Ships
Open to the public, 10:00am to 10:00pm
Discovery Harbour Historic Site, Penetanguishene, ON

The historic site of Discovery Harbour will be open to the public featuring the Tall Ships HMS Tecumseth & HMS Bee and over 700 period encamped re-enactors. Historic buildings, period merchants, artisans, along with musket and cannon demonstrations taking place regularly.

Town of / Ville de PenetanguisheneParade & Pillaging of Penetanguishene, 11:00am
Penetanguishene, ON

Penetanguishene will experience an invasion of advancing American soldiers who actually pillage local businesses while British troops attempt to block their advance and attempt to defend the town at various intersections with the Mayor being captured and officially surrendering the town and the secret naval base.

Discovery HarbourSortie & Barrage, 3:00pm
Discovery Harbour Historic Site, Penetanguishene, ON

A small British force has been dispatched to gather information on the strength of the American forces that have headquartered themselves at the captured British naval base. The overconfident British forces soon discover that they have underestimated their opponents as a strong defensive position supported by artillery is unleashed at the thin red line.

Discovery HarbourSiege of Magazine Island, 7:00pm
Discovery Harbour Historic Site, Penetanguishene, ON

Saturday’s evening battle will feature British marine assault landings on the American strongholds. British re-enforcements have arrived in force with Tall Ship engage the enemy in battle and provide cannon cover as smaller vessels and canoes assault the beachheads and American defenses. See artillery duels, British and allied troops storming the beaches and rockets lighting up the sky.


Sunday, August 11, 2019

Discovery HarbourWar of 1812 Grand Encampment & Tall Ships
Open to the public, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Discovery Harbour Historic Site, Penetanguishene, ON

The historic site of Discovery Harbour will be open to the public featuring the Tall Ships HMS Tecumseth & HMS Bee and over 700 period encamped re-enactors. Historic buildings, period merchants, artisans, along with musket and cannon demonstrations taking place regularly.

Discovery HarbourAmericans Last Stand, 2:00pm
Discovery Harbour Historic Site, Penetanguishene, ON

The north garrison green will be the stage for the final assault on the Americans in a traditional 19th century land battle. Be on hand as British troop and their allies use the “cold steel” to ultimately prevail over the enemy and raise the Union Flag high into the sky in victory.