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Dickinson Days is an annual festival in the historic village of Manotick Ontario, held on the first weekend in June. In 1985 it began as a birthday celebration for Moss Kent Dickinson, the founder of Manotick, mayor of Ottawa, and builder of Watson's Mill, and has developed into a weekend festival with a parade, fireworks, entertainment, live music performances, wagon rides, meals, booths, farmers market, activities for kids, rock bands, tours at Watson's Mill & Dickinson House, Doors Open Ottawa. Free fun for the whole family in the historic village of Manotick - in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada's capital!

Organizers of Dickinson Days:

Kiwanis Club of Manotick
Secretary: Rick Coates
Organizes parade, craft market, entertainment, tent

Watson’s Mill
Manager: Peggy Smyth
Organizes Pioneer Day, tours of Watson's Mill & Dickinson House, Carriage House book sale

La Piazza restaurant, 5530 Manotick Main St.
Organizes Rock for Roger's House

City of Ottawa
Organizes Doors Open Ottawa

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Manotick Directory owner Pat Drummond promoted Dickinson Days as a community service from 2003 to 2017.

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