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Dominion Day

The Pickwick Picnic – A Special Celebration for Canada 150

Queen Victoria and Charles Dickens are coming to Chatham on Canada Day to celebrate its 150th Birthday!  Join the festivities on the lawns of the Milner House and the C-K Museum for an unforgettable Pickwick Picnic.

Horse-drawn carriage tours through parts of old Chatham and a box lunch featuring British and Canadian delicacies will delight the palate and the heart. Meet Queen Victoria and Charles Dickens, who, after visiting Canada in 1842, described the Nation as, “full of hope and promise”. Both a storyteller and magician promise to weave the magic of the moment with tricks and truth.

The C-K Dickens Fellowship and Chatham-Kent Museum plan to sell 150 tickets to this unique event that “connects past and present, and celebrates a great country ‘still full of hope and promise’,” says John Jordan, Chair of the C-K Dickens Fellowship.  Deanna Provost-Bullard, Coordinator, C-K Museum Programs, invites, “Everyone, no matter what age, to make this one of a kind party part of your history.”

Reserve your Pickwick Picnic on July 1st starting at 12 p.m. at the Milner House, across from Tecumseh Park on William St. Food and all events are included for a ticket of $25.00 per adult/ $20.00 for 12 and under.

Menu:

  • A "pint a" Canada Dry
  • Magwitch Mini Pork Pie
  • Oliver Twist Sticks and Cheese
  • Artful Dodger Sandwich
  • Betsy Totwood's Trifle and Tea Table
  • Pickwick Picnic Tickets are available at:
    1. www.chatham-kent.ca/recconnect
    2. By telephone at 519.360.1998
    3. In person at your local Municipal Centre


    Buy tickets to the Dominion Day Pickwick Picnic held at the Chatham-Kent Museum and Milner Heritage House.
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    Contact Information
    Milner Heritage House
    75 William Street North
    N7L 2A4
    Phone:
    519.360.1998
    Fax:
    519.354.4170
    Contact Information
     
    Milner Heritage House
    75 William Street North
    N7L 2A4
    Phone:
    519.360.1998
    Fax:
    519.354.4170
    Contact Information
    Milner Heritage House
    75 William Street North
    N7L 2A4
    Phone:
    519.360.1998
    Fax:
    519.354.4170
    Contact Information
    Milner Heritage House
    75 William Street North
    N7L 2A4
    Phone:
    519.360.1998
    Fax:
    519.354.4170


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    Last updated:
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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