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Celebrate Canada’s Sesquicentennial at “Tiki-tennial”

Celebrate Canada’s Sesquicentennial at “Tiki-tennial”

The Brockville Museum’s Sarah Gervais and Natalie Wood invite you to “Tiki-tennial”, a dinner and dance event inspired the Grand Centennial Ball held at Brockville’s Tiki Club in 1967. – Submitted Photo

Brockville – “Tiki-tennial”, an event like no other, will be Brockville’s grand finale for Canada’s 150th birthday. Inspired by the Grand Centennial Ball of 1967, Tiki-tennial will be held at the Court House Lodge (formerly Brockville’s Orange Lodge) on November 4th.

This celebration includes cocktails, dinner, entertainment, and a dance. The dinner, provided by the Brockberry Grill, will be buffet-style consisting of dishes inspired by the original 1967 menu but with a modern twist. The museum’s Amy Mackie will be the emcee and will attempt to recapture the spirit of that spectacular Centennial Year.

After dinner you are invited to dance the night away downstairs as DJ Atomik plays some of the best dance tunes from the last 50 years. (Separate tickets are available if you would like to only attend the dance.). You are encouraged to dress in a style inspired by any of Canada’s fashion trends of the last 150 years. There will be prizes for those who make the biggest statement!

So why “Tiki-tennial”? Brockville’s own Junior B hockey team, part of the local sport’s scene since the mid-1960s, are called the Tikis. We also had the Tiki Club, once located at the Brockville Shopping Centre. It was a favourite spot for young people to hang out for many years. The Tiki Club was also the location of the 1967 Grand Centennial Ball.

The cost for the party package (includes welcome cocktail, dinner, and dance) is $75 (which must be purchased in advance) and dance-only tickets can be purchased for $15. Doors open at 6pm, dinner starts at 7pm, and doors open for the dance at 9pm. Tickets are available at the Brockville Museum or through Snapd Tix.

For more information about this and other Brockville Museum events, please visit our Facebook Page or webpage: http://www.brockvillemuseum.com/

The Brockville Museum is located at 5 Henry St in downtown Brockville.

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