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Moss Kent Dickinson
The village of Manotick invites you to an annual celebration of the village history on Moss Kent Dickinson's birthday on the 1st Friday and Saturday in June. Pioneer Day at the Mill and Doors Open Ottawa is this same weekend - something for everyone.

2011 Dickinson Days Schedule

Friday, June 3

4 pm – 10 pm
Midway - Manotick Arena
6:30 pm (sharp)
Parade * - Starts/ends at the Manotick Arena
8:30 pm
Family Show: Junkyard Symphony - Manotick Arena (following parade, weather permitting)
Fire Fighter Demonstration - Centennial Park baseball diamond
9:30 pm
Fireworks - Centennial Park

Saturday, June 4

6 am - 6 pm
Streets closed to cars Manotick Main (Clapp Ln to Currier St)
Mill St., Clapp Lne, Dickinson St.
7 am - 11 am
Pancake Breakfast - Dickinson Square.
9 am
Fishing Derby - Watson's Mill dam
9 am - 5 pm
Craft Market - Mill St. & Clapp Lane
10 am -4 pm
Doors Open Ottawa (Website)
Watson's Mill, Dickinson House, St. James' Anglican Church (12-4 Sunday), SunTech Greenhouses (5541 Doyle Rd)
10 am – 4 pm
Entertainment - Dickinson Square

10:00 am Ottawa Police Choir
10:30 am Manotick Brass
11:00 am Pique Dance Studio
Noon Sam Scott Memorial Pipe band
12:30 pmOfficial Opening
1:00 pm Bimini Bronzing Fashion Show
1:30 pm Denise Smith School of Dance
2:30 pm Therian Jiu - Jitsu Dojo
3:00 pm Manotick School of Music
11 am – 4 pm
Manotick Merchants - Main St. open for pedestrians only
11 am – 10 pm
Midway - Arena
9 am – 12 pm
Kids Fishing Derby - Watson's Dam
7 pm – 12 am
Live Bands & Dance - Arena
Dickinson Days Bash Live Bands & Dance
Featuring Cougar Chicks & Disco Inferno
Purchase TicketsOnline, Manotick Office Pro The French Cafe, Just imagine, Bimini Bronzing.  $15 in advance ~ $20 at the door

Sunday, June 5

10 - 4 pm
Doors Open Ottawa (Website)
See Saturday for locations.
St. James' opens at 12pm.
12 & 2 pm
Gossip Tours - Watson's Mill
1 pm
Milling Demonstrations - Watson's Mill

Annual Used Book Sale is held at the Carriage House every day all summer from 10 am to 4 pm. [map]


Kiwanis Club of Manotick
parade, vendors, entertainment, dance

Manotick Business Improvement Area
street sales, street closing

Manotick Lions

Watson’s Mill
gossip tours, mill tours, Dickinson House tours, Carriage House book sale


The Manotick Directory provides this website as a free community service to Dickinson Days, Manotick Kiwanis, and Watson's Mill.
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