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June 2018

Make a Leather Shoulder Bag

June 23 @ 8:00 am - June 24 @ 5:00 pm
Canadian Canoe Museum, 910 Monaghan Road
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 5K4 Canada
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$260
Two women wearing leather shoulder bags and looking happy

/**/ Create your very own hand-crafted leather shoulder bag in this two day workshop! This fun and engaging workshop is a great introduction to a huge variety of skills like stamping, dyeing, carving and branding leather, installing hand-hammered copper rivets, making and installing wood or antler buttons, and installing buckles and clasps. You'll not only emerge with a completed and highly-functional shoulder bag, but also with the skills necessary to tackle loads of leather-craft projects like knife/axe/saw sheaths, belts, bags,…

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Lock & Paddle

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Canoes with paddles up in the lift lock

Join us at the Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic Site for our annual Lock & Paddle, in collaboration with Parks Canada and The Land Canadian Adventures. Where: Peterborough Lift Lock When: June 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 10 a.m. – Registration Opens 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Vendors 12 p.m. – Lock & Paddle! Full details for the day are available here on Parks Canada's website. Last year we filled two tubs of the Lift Lock with…

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WAITLIST – Voyageur Canoe Paddling Experience

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Peterboroug Lift Lock, 353 Hunter St E,
Peterborough, ON K9H 7B5 Canada
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$20
Voyageur Canoe and Peterborough Lift Lock

Book your seat on this Family Paddling Tour at the Peterborough Lift Lock!

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Basics of Canoeing – One Day Camp

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Peterborough Rowing Club, 3599 Nassau Mills Road
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 6Y1 Canada
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$45
Boy in green canoe

This popular one day camp is perfect for first-time paddlers, and is a great way to get to know what a day-in-the-life of camp is like!

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Paddle a Montreal Voyageur Canoe

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Peterboroug Lift Lock, 353 Hunter St E,
Peterborough, ON K9H 7B5 Canada
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$20
Large Canoe Seats

Book your seat on this Family Paddling Tour at the Peterborough Lift Lock! This fun and engaging tour is 90 minutes long and is suitable for all ages and abilities.

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MUSEUM on the move

In the future, visitors will explore the canoe’s leading role in Canada’s past, present and future alongside the world’s highest hydraulic lift lock on one of the country’s most celebrated waterways.