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Burlington Heritage Fair

Burlington Heritage Fair

Heritage Fair 2016 celebrates Women on the Move: women in history, culture, sports, business and more, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Suffragette movement.

Come to a FREE day of seminars, interactive displays, children’s activities, and exhibits by local heritage organizations.

Saturday, February 6
10am to 3pm at Central Library

Here's what's happening...suffragettes

Official Heritage Week Launch - Centennial Hall

10am      Welcome

10.15am Burlington Town Crier, Greetings from Mayor Goldring, and presentation of Designation Heritage plaques

Heritage Speakers Series - Holland Room

FREE talks, first-come-first seated.

10.30am “When Suffragettes Won Back the Vote” with Pauline Grondin
A woman of 1916 will speak regarding the history of women’s votes in the past and their determination to embrace the notion of voting rights for women in the future.

12.30am “Women on the Move” with Denise Christopherson, CEO of YWCA Burlington
Exploring the history of the Hamilton YWCA.

2pm Mesdames of Mayhem
A talented group of writers will speak on being female crime and mystery writers in a male dominated genre.

Community Displays

Throughout the day, visit the heritage displays and watch demonstrations in Centennial Hall and the Krpan Grand Lobby:

Barracudas Female Minor Hockey Association
Bronte Creek and Friends of Bronte Creek
Burlington Carribean Connection
Burlington Historical Society
Burlington Public Library
Burlington Rug Hookers Guild
Burlington Student Theatre
Doors Open Burlington
Friends of Freeman Station
Heritage Burlington
Mesdames of Mayhem
Museums of Burlington
North Shore Publishing
Ontario Genealogical Society  Halton-Peel Branch
Pauline Grondin- Voices of the Past
Red Hat Society Burlington
UELAC  Hamilton Branch

Children’s Area

Drop by the Krpan Grand Lobby for interactive activities all day.

For more information, call 905.335.7600 ext 7862 or visit