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Fort William Historical Park’s Spring on the Farm

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THUNDER BAY, ON  ---  May 30, 2014  ----  Barnyard adventure is in store for the whole family during Spring on the Farm at Fort William Historical Park, Sunday, June 1st.  
Fort William Historic ParkKids will delight in getting nose-to-nose with young farm animals including baby chicks, lambs, and goats.

Children have plenty of hands-on activities including making yarn butterflies, hand printed lambs, decorative flowers, colouring the giant wall mural in the Farm Square, playing ‘super-sized’ tic-tac-toe, feeding the animals, planting pumpkin seeds, joining in sing-a-longs, and playing in the straw pile in the Equipment Barn.

The kids can also win prizes playing carnival games including Lucky Duck Pluck and Eggs in a Basket. Everyone has a chance to win a prize in the Name the Baby Lamb Contest.
 
Visitors can take in sheep shearing happening at 11:30 am and 2:30 pm together with on-going spinning and weaving demonstrations.  Visit the Dairy Yard to do a little butter churning, and savour samples of tasty bread.  

Meet the mascots Willy and Amik, as well as some fur trade characters while touring the historic buildings.

Admission for Spring on the Farm: adult: $10.00; seniors, students, and youths: $8.00    
Children 5 and under: Free

The RV campground is also open for business. Camping Rates: $35.00, with power (plus HST); $25.00 without power (plus HST).  Event admission is in addition to camp site fees. To reserve, call Reservations at 807-473-2344.

There is a little something for everyone during Spring on the Farm, Sunday, June 1st, from 10 am to 5 pm at Fort William Historical Park.  For more information, please visit our website at www.fwhp.ca or call 473-2344.

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