Pinhey's Point Historic Site an 88-acre historic site and estate located on the scenic shores of the Ottawa River. About 20 - 30 minute drive from Kanata, it is a place where you can go pack a picnic or even have a BBQ if you like. They also run a variety of events through June/July/August such as:
Solstice Paddle - June 2009
Celebrate the longest Day of the year and the beginning of summer with a paddle on the Ottawa River. Experience the natural and historical landscape as you navigate along the shore.. Bring your own picnic, park BBQ’s are available on a first come first serve basis.
Sunday, June 21 at6:30 pm.
Cost: $6 per person; $10 for two, $15 per family (max 2 adults). Registration is required. Call 613-832-4347 for information and registration.
Craft Beertasting - July 2009
Geoffrey Skegg’s, a renowned spirits connoisseur, will guide this hands-on evening of beer tasting. Local microbrewery beer will be paired with small food portions. Learn about the history of 19Th century home based brewing while also learning about the art of ‘tasting”.
Friday, July 10 from 7 to 9:30 pm.
Cost $30 per person, Ages 19 and up. Reservations are required. Call 613-247-4830 for information and registration.
Archaeology Club: Preserving our Past - August 2009
This weekly series provides budding archaeologists with hands-on activities that teach the basic principles of archaeology. Join us on the grounds and in the museum for an up close look at the skills and techniques used to unearth the past!
Saturday, August 22 from 1 to 3 pm.
Cost: $6 per person; $10 for two, $15 per family (max 2 adults).Registration is required. Call 613-832-4347 for more information.
These are just a few of the events that are happening from June-August 2009. You can check out the other events at Pinhey's Point Historic Site .
Pinhey's Point is a unique heritage site located on the scenic shores of the Ottawa River. It is charming location to hold an outdoor wedding ceremony or reception and is available for company picnics and family reunions.
For more information, please call 613-247-4830, ext. 221
Though the day was cloudy and then rainy we will still had a great time and the dogs loved he freedom of being able o run their little hearts out.
Holly after a good run around, unfortunately Gadget didn't want his pic taken, he is so stubborn.
Holly sees something and can' get at it.
Beautiful garden's on the grounds.