1. Canada Day

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    Canada Day

    Culture and entertainment Food and drink Nature Sports and recreation
    A crowd of people at the first of July
    Time: 01:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Location(s): Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site
    Cost: Free admission

    Free admission

    Canada Day at Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site is now a must. Celebrate this event by participating in family activities.

    2 pm to 5 pm: Inflatable games, costumed interpretation, children’s rally and face painting
    3 pm: Tasting Canada Day cake
    3:30 pm to 5:30 pm: Music and dance
    5:30 pm to 8 pm: Animation and show, kiosks of community organizations
    8 pm: Musical show (band to be confirmed)
    10 pm: Fireworks

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  2. Coteau-du-Lac nautical festival

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    Coteau-du-Lac nautical festival

    Food and drink Nature Sports and recreation
    Two young girls paddling in kayak
    Location(s): Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site
    Cost: Free

    Details to come

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  3. Learn to Camp

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    Learn to Camp

    Food and drink Nature Sports and recreation Camping and accommodation
    Two teenagers half out of their tent
    Location(s): Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site
    Cost: Free

    Ready, set, camp!
    Never camped before? Don’t know where to start? Or maybe all you need is a refresher. Parks Canada’s Learn-to Camp program is here to help.

    Learn-to Camp overnight experiences introduce you and your family to the basics of camping in Canada’s beautiful natural settings. Overnight experiences happen at safe and fun locations in national parks and at national historic sites. You’ll learn camping skills like how to set up a tent, or cook outdoors. You’ll enjoy our fun, interpretive programs along with other Parks Canada activities.

    Learn-to Camp registrations will open in May 2019.FULL!

    Approximately 100 new canadians are invited for a one-night stay and activities at La Clairière Group Campground, in collaboration with Mauricie’s SANA.

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  4. Archaeology month

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    Archaeology month

    Culture and entertainment Nature Sports and recreation
    Archeological excavations at Coteau-du-Lac
    Location(s): Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site
    Cost: Free

    Come discover our archeological circuit in the company of passionate guides and explore the remains of the Coteau du Lac's fort. Experience the life of a military garrison while enjoying the opportunity to take magnificent photos of a historic site situated right by the Saint Lawrence River!

    Travel through the centuries and discover objects found during archaeological digs in Coteau du Lac with our historical drawers! You can learn more about the different groups that visited this crossing point to traverse the formidable rapids in Coteau du Lac.

    Want to feel like a real archaeologist? Learn the basics of the job with our fun archaeological bins where you can discover how to use a trowel and a handbroom! You’ll discover unique objects found in Coteau du Lac. Pleasure guaranteed for all ages!

    A surprise awaits you – don't leave empty-handed! As an archaeological apprentice, you aren’t used to official digs, but you can still use your budding talents as an appraiser of artefacts and take home a reproduction of a relic found on the Coteau du Lac site by archaeologists!

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