Bring your lawn chairs, sunscreen and insect protection to Riding Mountain National Park this Friday, July 1st. Come to the main beach at Clear Lake for an afternoon of live music, activities for children (and adults) including face painting, button making, sidewalk drawing and much more!
Learn about the Anishinabe communities that call this area home. Get a copy of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action booklet to find out how YOU can contribute to meaningful nation-to-nation reconciliation.
Musical acts include:
Matt Cory and Cy Arthurson
Join Ian Bawa, Riding Mountain Artist in Residence. Learn from this fun, entertaining storyteller and filmmaker in the Visitor Centre theatre.
The health and safety of everybody is important. Parks Canada will be following the advice of public health experts and implementing measures for cleaning, hygiene, and physical distancing at all places open for visitation.
Entertainment gets started at 12:15pm.
Music in the park
JULY 1st, 2022 CANADA DAY
Riding Mountain National Park at Main Beach
Event Blessing by Anishinabek Elder Warren Bone 12:15pm
Michelle Amiotte 12:30pm – 1:15pm
Ojibway Spirit name Blueskywoman, Michelle has been performing music with her acoustic guitar for years, sometimes accompanied by family. Enjoy the melodic sounds of familiar cover songs. Jan Ek 1:30pm – 2:15pm
A Juno-nominated singer-songwriter, Jan’s charisma and dynamic voice add a heartfelt energy to both his creative originals and interpretations of classic artists. Matt Cory and Cy Arthurson 2:30pm – 3:15pm
Influenced by classic rock, Matt is an independent artist who has been playing guitar, writing, and recording songs for over 10 years. Enjoy his creative contribution today with bandmate, Cy Arthurson.
The Yaadies 3:30pm – 4:15pm
A young family band, the Yaadies perform mainly reggae and wish to impart love, unity, and joy with their music. Come listen to their dynamic sound and enjoy the island vibes. Other Activities
Onanole Pancake Breakfast 8:00am - 11:00am - Onanole Rec Centre Hall
Join the Onanole Rec Centre Board and Onanole Senior’s Centre for a breakfast of pancakes, sausages, juice, and coffee. Admission: Adults - $8, 6 to 12 years old - $6, 5 and under - $3
Friends of Riding Mountain 11:00am - 2:00pm
Come visit the Friends Learning Centre and pick up a Canadian flag, pin, or tattoo!
Adventures of a Filmmaker 2:00pm - 2:45pm - Riding Mountain Visitor Centre.
How does going to the gym with your South Asian dad become a short comedic movie and future feature film? Join Ian Bawa, Riding Mountain Artist in Residence for a fun and interactive presentation. Get a glimpse into the life of this entertaining storyteller and filmmaker.
Fireworks at dusk in Onanole, near the Elk
And more activities including button-making and sidewalk art! Fun for the whole family!