Glitter by the River 2022

Join us June 25th from 8pm – 1am 

for a return of a Manitoba Social at it’s finest!

Live DJ, Thirsty Beaver Tavern, Tasty Drinks

all supporting The Andrew Henderson Memorial Fund

Admission is $10.

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Harvest Fest 2022

We are excited to bring back the excitement of Harvest Season!

Join us from 10am – 4pm, August 20 & 21. 

for a market with curated local artisans, demonstrations and workshops, browse our bespoke gift shop, The Stone Fort Trading Company, and enjoy a meal and drink from numerous Food Trucks and the Thirsty Beaver Tavern.

Admission is free.

We will also be raising money for our summer programming with raffle prizes.

Interested in being a vendor, food truck, or demonstrator? Email us at

Lower Fort Garry Adventurers’ Day Camp!

Come join us for one of the best summers of your life!

We are excited to be accepting registrations and welcoming back
our Adventurers!

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Picnic and Performance

June 25th, 2pm

Join us for a Jubilant Afternoon of Songs and Sunshine!

Bring your own blanket or chairs to sit on the lawn of the historic Big House at Lower Fort Garry.

Have a sip of wine and nibble on charcuterie, or enjoy a spot of tea and cookies, as you listen to singers from the Manitoba Underground Opera serenade you. You’ll enjoy operatic and musical theatre hits sung by Katherine Mayba, Karen Santos, and Jean van der Merwe.

Tickets are FREE of charge, so this is the perfect way to kick off the summer!!

Drinks and Snacks will be available for purchase from the Thirsty Beaver Tavern.

All sales will benefit charitable organizations Friends of Lower Fort Garry & Manitoba Underground Opera.

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Friends of Lower Fort Garry

Bringing New Energy to One of Canada’s Historic Treasures

The Friends of Lower Fort Garry are committed to promoting Canada’s natural and cultural heritage through awareness, educational and sensory experiences. Our passionate group of volunteers seeks out independent and collaborative partnerships with LFGNHS. We also focus on nurturing positive relationships with the community of Selkirk, the Interlake, and the greater Winnipeg area. We welcome you to explore the site and learn more about our offerings, such as the Stone Fort Trading Company gift shop, the Adventurer’s Day Camp, seasonal events, and much more.

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Your generosity provides opportunities for us to enhance the Lower Fort Garry NHS as well as to offer educational opportunities for Manitoban’s to learn, grow and explore Canadian History.

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Stone Fort Trading Online Shop

Check out the new Stone Fort Trading Co. online gift shop. We feature local Manitoban artisan goods and historical reproduction giftware.
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Our Gift Shop

The Stone Fort Trading Company strives to be your provider of unique handcrafted local goods, as well as historical reproduction gifts. We also offer one of the best selections of maps and books.

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History of LFG

Walk amongst Canada’s oldest collection of stone fur trade buildings to experience the life of the trappers and traders of the Hudson’s Bay Company at Lower Fort Garry as they lived in the 1850s.

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Do you want to get involved with the Friends of Lower Fort Garry? If you're looking to contribute to our mission, as well support your community, find out if membership or volunteering is right for you!

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