Colonel By Day - Monday August 6, 2012 - 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Venue: Bytown Museum/ Ottawa Locks
Hosted by the Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa (CHOO/COPO) in partnership with the Bytown Museum
Again this year, Colonel By Day is the finale to the Rideau Canal Festival. Colonel By Day celebrates the accomplishments of Lt. Colonel John By and the workers in constructing the Rideau Canal and founding of Bytown; our present day Ottawa!
Join CHOO/COPO and the Bytown Museum to commemorate Colonel By with a FREE fun-filled day of heritage. This year’s programming will feature live musical performances, traditional dancing, heritage craft demonstrations, face-painting, costume characters, beautiful scenic heritage photo-ops, games for children and FREE admission to the Bytown Museum.