Saturday, September 1, 2018 11:00 am to Monday, September 3, 2018 6:00 pm

Make your last long weekend of summer extra fun, with lots of free activities for the whole family. Step back in time, with a visit to the Estate cottages. Learn to play traditional instruments, take part in an environmental art workshop, learn about Algonquin culture and enjoy a photography exhibition!


Noon to 3:30 pm: Photography exhibition

  • View photos of the Estate by a local photographer

Noon to 4 pm: Environmental art

  • Take part in an art workshop: Help make a giant communal artwork using natural materials

Noon to 4 pm: Algonquin artists

Saturday, September 1, 2018

  • Learn Algonquin words through illustrations
  • Algonquin musician Keith Whiteduck

Sunday, September 2, 2018

  • Learn Algonquin words through illustrations
  • Sampling of Algonquin food

Monday, September 3, 2018

  • Powwow-style dance demonstration
  • Songs/audio of Algonquin artists

12:30 pm to 3:30 pm: Folk music

  • Live folk music with violins and guitars by Quebec musicians
  • Workshop on traditional instruments

Ongoing activities (11 am to 6 pm)

  • Tour of the cottages (museums)
  • Picturesque gardens, heritage ruins and nature trails
  • Interactive colouring wall
  • Selfie Station
  • Kids’ Corner

Activities are free, but regular vehicle access fees apply.

Please note that the parkways in Gatineau Park are closed to vehicles on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

The Estate is a featured attraction on the “Chemins d’eau” tourist route, an initiative of Outaouais Tourism.