Celebrate Canada 150th a St. Andrews Rectory!
Celebrate Canada 150th a St. Andrews Rectory!

Join the St. Andrews Rectory to Celebrate Canada’s big birthday!  Come explore Canada’s early history with stories about the Red River Settlement. Enjoy the music performance of Old Tyme Music and stay for the Kids Activities, BBQ, Birthday Cake and Tours.

Family Activities

Try your hand at log sawing!
Try your hand at log sawing!

St. Andrews Heritage Centre has a variety of programs for people of all ages.

Family Nights take place Wednesdays in July and August from 6:30 – 7:30 PM.  Activities offered are crafts like soap making, and rope making that would have been tasks in the 1800’s. A $5.00 or $3.00 charge on Wednesday evenings will be applied to cover costs.

Thursday Kids Days are offered in July and August from 1:00 – 4:00 PM.  A game or craft with an educational component will be taught.  These activities are free, for a full listing of programs visit the Thursday Kids Activity page.

Sunday Afternoon Heritage Chats

These special guest lecturers will be at the Rectory Sundays in July and August. All sessions begin at 1:00.

On July 16th come to the St. Andrews Rectory National Historic Site to learn about Indigenous culture, singing, and drumming from the Fire Heart Women’s Traditional Drumming Group.  They promote healing, friendship and community engagement through their music.

Fire Heart Women Traditional Drumming Group
Fire Heart Women Traditional Drumming Group


On July 30th, we welcome Ruth Christie who will speak about her ancestor Joseph Monkman and how he helped Dr. John Christian Shultz escape Louis Riel and the Red River Resistance.

On August 13th, Karrie Burzuik will speak about Red River Stone Mason Duncan McRae.  McRae worked on many structures including St. Andrews on the Red, Upper Fort Garry’s Stone Gate, St. Peters Church, Miss Davis School and many more!

On August 20th Lindsey Mitton from Manitoba Parks will be at the Rectory.  She will be speaking about the Kennedy’s of St. Andrews, including arctic explorer Captain William Kennedy.