Come out to the Yale Historic Site for a fun filled day of family activities! Black Powder demonstrations, live entertainment, games of chance, raffle prizes, bake sale, and a bbq! For extra fun this year we’ve added a kids section with games, a cupcake walk, face painting, candy floss and more!
Businesses and individuals are invited to sponsor a barrel for our fun filled fundraiser!
Your $200.00 sponsorship package includes…obviously a barrel!!! But…there is more…!
You get entry into the Saturday afternoon “Best Bedecked Barrel Bash” with prizes to be won for Crowd Pleaser, Best Dressed and Most and Least Likely to Succeed! Judging is by the public!
On Sunday you get two tickets to the ‘Bright Eyed and Bushy Tailed’ Barrel Breakfast at the Yale Historic Site, two tickets to Hell’s Gate Airtram for the “Bobbing Barrel Blast” where you get to toss your barrel off the bridge for it’s race to Yale. Beware of those bothersome back eddies! Finish the festivities with two tickets to our famous “Big Barrel Barbecue” at the Yale Historic Site.
Finally you have the chance to win cash prizes of $500 for first place, $300.00 for second place and $100.00 for third place! Plus gloating rights for the whole year!!!
Celebrate Canada Day at the Yale Historic Site!
Hot dog bbq, cake, raffles, games, face painting, gold panning, live entertainment and lots more! Fun for everyone!
Some of the different activities and demonstrations throughout the day could include (subject to change as the schedule is finalized):
Root splitting, coiled cedar root baskets and cutting salmon for wind-drying.
Demonstrations of various ancient Spuzzum methods of basketry using pine needle and cedar root.
Demonstrations of coiled cedar root basket starts, splitting roots, bannock and Indian ice cream.
Included Meals: Coffee and muffins at registration. Salmon bbq dinner including rice, salads, corn, bannock, and desserts.
Please bring a bagged lunch. Coffee, tea and lemonade will be provided.
Celebrate the season in our beautifully decorated historic church and share in an old fashioned candlelit Christmas Carol sing along.
Spiced cider and goodies will be served afterwards.
Visitors are encouraged to dress in period clothing.
Please bring a donation of a non-perishable item for the local food bank.
Yale Historic Site Celebrations