Emancipation Day Family Picnic

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Date(s) - Monday, August 7, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lakeside Park


Bring your family and friends to Erchless Estate and celebrate an achievement in Canadian history. The annual picnic kicks off at 1 p.m. and is hosted by the Oakville Museum in partnership with the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton. The picnic, which commemorates August 1st , 1834 – the day slavery was abolished in Canada and throughout the British Empire, will include a number of fun activities, performances and music for the entire family. Come check out JUNO award winning reggae artist Sonia Collymore, The OWO Saxophone Quartet, Hope Centre Gospel Choir and Rhythmic By Nature – Interactive Drumming Circles

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