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We celebrate Moss Kent Dickinson's birthday
on the 1st weekend in June every year!

The village of Manotick invites you to join in the celebration of the unique history of the village, its founders, and Watson's Mill -a 3-day celebration full of family fun in Manotick, in Canada's capital.
Grand Finale for Manotick's 150th Anniversary celebrations will include a mammoth parade and fireworks, an evening of entertainment with two bands, Legacy Awards, and more. Come celebrate the birthday of Manotick Village and Watson's Mill along with 50 years of community service by the Kiwanis Club of Manotick.

2010 Dickinson Days Schedule

Friday, June 4

6:30 pm
Parade - Manotick Arena to Dickinson Square
7:30 pm
Kiwanis Children's Show - Dickinson Square Tent
8 pm
"Terrifying Tales of Twilight" - Watson's Mill
8 pm
Firefighter Games - Centennial Park
9 pm
150th Fireworks - Centennial Park

Saturday, June 5

9:30am - 11 pm
Entertainment - Dickinson Square Tent

9:30 am Forever Fit - Ottawa
10 am Ottawa Police Choir
10:30 am Manotick Brass
11 am Pique Dance Studio
Noon Official Opening
1 pm Denise Smith School of Dance
2 - 4pm Kiwanis Idol
2 - 8pm 7 bands, 5530 Manotick Main St. (beside Manotick School of Music)
6 - 11 pm    150th Legacy Concert with MC: Sandy Sharkey (Bob 93.9)
9:30 pm Music by The Cooper Brothers & The Bush Pilots
Texas Barbeque, Wine, Beer for sale
Manotick Legacy Awards, honouring local notables
Tickets $25: Manotick Office Pro, Mill Street Florist & Online.
Proceeds to the 150th Committee, Miller’s Oven, Rideau Community Support Services.
7 - 11 am
Pancake Breakfast - Dickinson Square
9 am - 5 pm
Craft Market - Mill St. & Clapp Ln.
9 am
Fishing Derby - Watson's Dam
9 am- 4 pm
Doors Open Ottawa - Watson’s Mill (1859), Dickinson House (1868), Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, Minto EcoHome, St. James’ Anglican Church (1985), SunTech Greenhouses Find buildings in South Ottawa.
9 am -4 pm
Pioneer Day Displays - Watson's Mill
9 am -4 pm
Black Smith Demonstration - Watson's Mill
9 am -4 pm
Traditional Popcorn Stand - Watson's Mill
10 am & 1 pm
Milling Demonstration - Watson's Mill
2:30 pm
Tennis Tournament - Manotick Tennis Club

Sunday, June 6

10 am -4 pm
Doors Open Ottawa - (see Saturday for details)
11:30am - 3 pm
Pioneer Day Displays - Watson's Mill
1 - 3 pm
Black Smith Demonstrations - Watson's Mill
11:30 am -3 pm
Traditional Popcorn Stand - Watson's Mill
2 - 3 pm
Gossip Tours - Watson's Mill
10 am -4 pm
Used Book Sale - Carriage Shed,
5524 Dickinson St. [map]


Kiwanis Club of Manotick
Pres. Gary Coulombe
Secr. Rick Coates

Manotick Business Improvement Area

Watson’s Mill

Manotick 150th Anniversary Committee, Peter Peers

How to get to Watson's Mill & Dickinson Square

Due to road/sewer construction there may be some detours. The streets around Watson's Mill (Clapp Ln, Mill St. will be closed to cars for various outdoor events.

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