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Information for Re-enactors

Registration forms are for individuals. Please complete one form for each participant and be sure to include the number of family members accompanying you. Merchants should fill out a separate merchant registration form, which may be obtained by contacting the Museum.

Registration deadline: MAY 31, 2014

Online Registration Form now available.

Please enter battle2014 in the box below and press Send.

 

Information About the Re-enactment

IMPORTANT: Report to the registration desk near the park entrance to confirm your attendance and to pick up the meal tickets for you and your family.

Event:

  • Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8 - The Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek
  • See Schedule of Events for details

The Weekend

The following will be provided for the weekend:

  • Ticket for one meal during the weekend, for those who have pre-registered.
  • Breakfast Saturday and Sunday morning, for those who have pre-registered.
  • Firewood, fire pit trays, water connections and straw on site.
  • Overnight security.

The Cast Iron Cook-Off"

Cooking Competition

The Challenge:
War of 1812 re-enactor cooks will create an unforgettable period dish from a set of staple ingredients, plus one mystery ingredient.

A distinguished panel of judges will critique their work. The winner will be awarded $100 cash, provided by the Friends of Battlefield House Museum.

The Rules:

  1. Interested parties must contact the Museum to register by Monday, June 2, 2014.
  2. Registered participants must report to the Registration desk at the Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek in order to pick up their ingredients.
  3. Once the ingredients have been picked up, participants have until 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 7 to prepare their dish.
  4. The mystery ingredient must be used in some way in the preparation of the dish.
  5. You will be allowed to use any additional ingredients that you bring with you. Meat of any kind is not allowed.
  6. At 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, participants must report to the tent beside the Nash-Jackson House with their dish.
  7. At 4:30 p.m., the judges will critique the dishes on presentation, taste and creativity and the winner will be announced.

Parking

Off-site parking is located at Green Acres School.

Map and Directions

Directions to Battlefield House Museum:
Address:  77 King Street West, Stoney Creek, Ontario Canada.

Use this map to Battlefield House Museum & Park to plan your trip to the site.

The Re-enactment site map is below.
Download a larger version for printing (pdf).

Plan Ahead

Every year the Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek is held in June.

2015 - June 5 to 7
2016 - June 3 to 5
2017 - June 2 to 4

Contact Information

Phone:905-662-8458
Web:www.battlefieldhouse.ca
Email:battlefield@hamilton.ca

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