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The King’s Birth-day Celebration

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm EDT

$14.50

An annual highlight for the British soldiers and civilians at Michilimackinac, King George III’s official birthday on June 4 was marked by toasts, dinners and salutes. Join the interpretive staff at Michilimackinac as they celebrate this most British of holidays with artillery fire, drinks and treats, and other special programs. Included with regular Colonial Michilimackinac admission. #thisismackinac

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

9:30 a.m. – Musket Firing Demonstration
10:00 a.m. – Unpack a Trade Bale Program
10:30 a.m. – Artillery Firing Demonstration
11:00 a.m. – War in the West: Michilimackinac 1779 Program
12:00 p.m. – Artillery Salute
1:00 p.m. – Michilimackinac’s Enslaved Community Program
2:00 p.m. – Patriotic Toasts and Refreshments in the Commanding Officer’s House
3:00 p.m. – Musket Firing Demonstration
3:30 p.m. – Gardens of Michilimackinac Program
4:30 p.m. – Some Tea and Loaf Sugar: Tea at the British Trader’s House
5:30 p.m. – People of the Fur Trade Program
6:00 p.m. – Regulars on the Frontier: Barracks Life Program
6:30 p.m. – Musket Firing Demonstration

Venue

Colonial Michilimackinac
Mackinaw City,
Phone:
906-847-3328
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Organizer

Mackinac State Historic Parks
Phone:
906-847-3328
Email:
mackinacparks@michigan.gov
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Ticket Description
Included with Regular Admission