This Week on the Plains – Oct 22nd to 28th, 2012

This Week on the Plains – Oct 22nd to 28th, 2012

PRESS RELEASE – For immediate release

THIS WEEK ON THE PLAINS
OCTOBER, MONDAY 22 TO SUNDAY 28

JOAN OF ARC GARDEN DECORATION
Mysterious decorations and tombstones will recall the history of the Plains of Abraham in the garden of the heroine Joan of Arc. Highly intriguing legends and tales await you in an atmosphere reminiscent of the past. Discover who was executed on the Buttes-à-Nepveu, or find the meaning of the word Credo inscribed on the white stone – Joan of Arc Garden.
Through November 4. Daily. Free.

HAUNTED TOWER AND FANTASTIC RALLY
The amazing labyrinth set on the roof of the Martello tower, and the self-guided game show in the garden. The tower’s soldiers, the witches, famous Joan of Arc and even Harry Potter, will welcome you in a tower transformed into a spacecraft, a treasure island and an unusual farm. Laughter and fright guaranteed! – Martello Tower 2 and Joan of Arc Garden.
October 27 and 28, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
$2/person, 5 years old and over.

GHOULISH WALK*
This extremely gloomy, interactive walking tour will let you discover the Plains from a ghoulish perspective. You will be accompanied by La Corriveau or Officer James Murray as you relive, under the lantern light, the gloomy tales of the park: the strange phenomena, the Quebec City gaol hangings, the military discipline and punishments, and more – Martello Tower 2 and park.
October 25, 26, 27 and 31: 6:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
$15/person, 13 years old and over.

BEWITCHING TOUR*
A family tour to let you outsmart the mysteries disturbing the park, including the magic spells and incantations. Famous Abraham Martin or his wife Marguerite will guide you through the haunted tower decors and the Joan of Arc Garden. An entertaining course designed for all ages! – Martello Tower 2 and Joan of Arc Garden.
October 26, 27 and 28: 5:00 p.m.
$8/5-12 years old, $10/ adult.

*Reservation required.

UPCOMING  ACTIVITY

CHAMBERS GANG TRIAL*
The animated, interactive presentation of a 19th century trial on the actual site of the criminals’ incarceration: An unprecedented opportunity to visit the dungeon and be allowed into the hearing room where Charles Chambers and his gang, the « Cap-Rouge Bandits », are tried. We welcome you to the actual place where the crime occurred, the chapelle de la Congrégation, and you will then be led to Morrin Centre where you can exchange with the protagonists to finally learn about the fate of the Chambers Gang – chapelle de la Congrégation and Morrin Centre.
November 1, 2 and 3, 7:30 p.m.
$20/person, 13 years old and over.

*Reservation required.

The Joan of Arc Garden and the Martello Tower 2 are located at the corner of Taché and Wilfrid-Laurier streets.
The Morrin Centre is located at 44, Chaussée des Écossais, and the chapelle de la Congrégation at 20, Dauphine Street.

Information and Reservation   

Collaboration:
Discovery Pavilion of the Plains of Abraham
835, Wilfrid-Laurier Avenue, level 0, Quebec
Tel: (418) 649-6157

www.theplainsofabraham.ca

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