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Life of fur traders comes alive at Pine Fort Days

A weekend event at Spruce Woods provincial park will show off how coureur-de-bois fur traders lived and camped.

Pine Fort Days, which will run from Aug. 1517 this year, has a daily rendezvous camp, as well as special interpretive events.

People are invited to join the voyageurs for an evening candlelit tour as well as the canoe brigade arrival.

They can also bring a mug for hot chocolate for the opening evening’s campfire, which will feature some traditional bannock.

Also planned is a Runner of the Woods fashion show.

The weekend will finish up with a closing campfire.

» Brandon Sun

Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition August 6, 2014

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A weekend event at Spruce Woods provincial park will show off how coureur-de-bois fur traders lived and camped.

Pine Fort Days, which will run from Aug. 1517 this year, has a daily rendezvous camp, as well as special interpretive events.

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A weekend event at Spruce Woods provincial park will show off how coureur-de-bois fur traders lived and camped.

Pine Fort Days, which will run from Aug. 1517 this year, has a daily rendezvous camp, as well as special interpretive events.

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