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March Break Fun at Black Creek

March Break Fun at Black Creek Pioneer Village



Saturday, March 10 2012 - Sunday, March 18 2012



Enjoy a fun-filled day of building log cabins, old-fashioned spelling bees, traditional dancing and watching how to make maple syrup like the pioneers did. Don't miss puppet and musical performances with Glen Caradus and free wagon rides around the Village.

Activities at the Village

Pioneer Play!

Kids can enjoy exploring a room full of hands-on pioneer activities such as building a log cabin, carding wool, or trying a yoke and buckets. Don't miss the giant dominoes and building blocks!

Puppets and Music with Glen Caradus! 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 3:00

Listen and join in as Glen sings fun and interactive songs and introduces his puppet creations!

FREE Horse Drawn Wagon Ride! 12:00 - 3:30

Enjoy a trip around the Village on a horse drawn wagon! *Weather Permitting

Maple Syrup. It's a Canadian Thing!
10:30, 12:00, 2:00, 3:30 (weekends - 11:30, 12:45, 2:15, 3:30)

Learn all about the history and science behind making Maple Syrup! Enjoy a dynamic presentation ending with a sample of the real deal!

Weaving Winter Warmth

Discover how many threads become one warm blanket!

Tinsmith Time

Meet the Tinsmith as he demonstrates how pioneers made neat items out of tin all by hand!

Victorian Dancing

May we have this dance? Join our costumed staff and learn a traditional Victorian Dance.

Type Time at the Print Shop

Learn all about printing while you try your hand at setting spring words in type!

Sweets for the Sweet!

See how baking was done in the 1860s and try rolling out dough!

Spinning for Spring 11:00 & 2:00 (weekends 12:00 & 2:00)

From sheep to shawl, learn everything about spinning and weaving wool through a fun story!

Seasonal Treats

Hot drinks and fresh baked cookies will be sold out of the Half Way House kitchen.

Good For What Ails You

Got a cough? A runny nose? Visit the Doctor's House and see what treatments were available in the 1860s.

Do You See What I See?

Discover the amazing world of Victorian optical toys as you peak through a kaleidoscope or learn where 3D movies come from!

School Days 11:30, 1:00, 3:00

Mind your manners! Join the School Master for an 1860s lesson or test your brain with a Spelling Bee!

Blacksmithing Fun

Watch as the sparks fly in our Blacksmith shop and try to solve his iron puzzles!

History with Horses 1:00

Meet the farmer and our horse, Ross for an up-close encounter with this gentle giant!

Pioneer Puzzle Path

Try to solve these neat riddles and puzzles as you go!

Picture Perfect

Have a seat and take your picture in our Victorian photo studio.

Gift Shop

The Gift Shop will be open to buy souvenirs, books and crafts.

All Day Pancakes

Purchase tasty Pancakes with real maple syrup in the Visitors' Centre.

Exhibit Gallery

Families can watch a short film about the history of Black Creek and visit our Conestoga Wagon!

Other buildings to see - Grain Barn, Cider Mill, Fire Hall, Mennonite, The Mill, Cooperage, Boot & Shoe and many more!

Activities subject to change





Black Creek Pioneer Village @ 1000 Murray Ross Parkway Toronto, ON