Classes and Programs

Tall Ship Cruise: Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812-14 Sunday

Date:
June 8, 2014 — Sun
Time:
10:30 am-5:30 pm
Location:
Port Dalhousie East Pier, Canada
Description:

(Because of a computer conversion, we are only accepting phone, mail, or faxed registrations. Call us at 716-286-8181)

Join us for an exciting, historical daytime cruise on the Tall Ship Empire Sandy to commemorate this year's 200th anniversary of The War of 1812.  We'll sail from Port Dalhousie on Lake Ontario to the lower Niagara River and reflect upon the series of battles and skirmishes that collectively made up the infamous war which occurred between 1812 and 1814. Noted historian, professor and author Wesley Turner will provide the commentary for this unique cruise on the historic river that witnessed some of the most impacting and eventful aspects of the War of 1812. The cruise will embark from Port Dalhousie, East Pier, at 10:30 a.m. (boarding time 10:00 a.m.) and includes refreshments upon boarding, a full-course meal in the mid-afternoon, and dessert and coffee/tea. NOTES: The ship sails rain or shine. The distance covered throughout the trip is directly dependent upon current, wind and weather conditions and is at the sole discretion of the Captain of the ship. Fee includes cruise, commentary, food, applicable marine fees and tax. Cash bar is available to individuals 19 years of age and over. Maps and Boarding Passes will be mailed out the week prior to the cruise.

Cost:
$98 — (Because of a computer conversion, we are only accepting phone, mail, or faxed registrations. Call us at 716-286-8181)