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FYI: Upcoming Heritage Event at Mackenzie House

Mackenzie House marks the 175th anniversary of the Upper Canada Rebellion with the presentation of Fight and Flight! – A Rebel Evening of Music, Storytelling and a new Exhibit.

“December marks the 175th anniversary of the Upper Canadian Rebellion. This date saw the defeat of the rebels at Montgomery’s Tavern. Join us and listen to the rousing music of Canadian singer-songwriter Mike Ford and the suspenseful tale of Mackenzie’s escape from Toronto. Enjoy warm cider and baked treats.”

Pre-registration is required $22.50 plus tax.

Date: Friday, December 7, 2012

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Mackenzie House, 82 Bond Street, Toronto. (map)

Contact Info:
Phone: 416-392-6915

email: machouse@toronto.ca

Exhibit

While you are enjoying the evening of Rebel Music and Storytelling, don’t forget to check Mackenzie House’s new exhibit, Road to Rebellion:

“This new exhibit examines the personalities on both sides of the conflict: Sir Francis Bond Head’s government, determined to preserve the status quo; William Lyon Mackenzie and the Reformers, equally determined to force change. Over twenty years after the War of 1812 had ended, what defined a Canadian patriot? Was it unswerving loyalty to England – or striving for a more independent Canada?”

Included with admission.

Exhibit opens on December 7th.

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