This long weekend the annual Brigade Days festival will be taking place at Fort Langley National Historic Site, August 1st-4th. Period re-enactors from all over British Columbia and Washington will convene for four days of 1800s living, live music and the exciting Arrival of the Fur Brigades on the Fraser River.
Throughout the long weekend, dozens of men, women and children dressed in 19th century clothing will be “roughing it” in their canvas tents, cooking over the fire, and sharing their old-fashioned skills with visitors. Visit with the re-enactors and watch demonstrations of sewing, trapping, cooking and historic weapons. A highlight on Saturday August 2nd will be some good old-fashioned demonstrations such as a day-long pig roast to view, trapping techniques and historic weapons.
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