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OGDENSBURG - The annual Founder’s Weekend will take place July 19 and July 20 as part of the 54th annual Ogdensburg International Seaway Festival.

Admission is $7 for adults, $2 for children ages 7-17, under 6 free.

Here’s a look at the schedule of events:

10 a.m.: Gates Open

10:30 a.m.: Bateaux Race

11 a.m.: Water Battle Begins

11:30 a.m.: Children’s Muster

Noon: Historical and Timeless Tales with Linda Russell

12:30 p.m.: 18th Century Fishing on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River with Brian McDonald

1 p.m.: Synopsis of the French and Indian War with Jack Frost

1:30 p.m.: Land Battle Begins

2:30 p.m.: Children’s Muster

3 p.m.: Native American Culture with Rick Salazar

4 p.m.: Book Signing “The Spike Tomahawk” with Jack Vargo

4 p.m.: English Century Dance Demo

4:30 p.m.: Life at Sea in the 18th Century w/ Sarah O’Connor

5 p.m.: Gates Close

7:30 p.m.: 18th Century Ball

Colonial trades, Camp Life, Drills, Demonstrations & Exhibits throughout the weekend; Scavenger Hunt for kids.

Children 12 & under free when accompanied by a paid adult on Sunday

7:30 a.m.: Mass, Lighthouse Point with Akwesasne Choir. Bring your own chair. On-site parking for the service.

Rain Location Notre Dame Church

10 a.m.: Gates Open

11 a.m.: Water Battle Begins

11:30 a.m.: Children’s Muster

Noon: 18th Century Music with Linda Russell

12:30 p.m.: Native American Culture with Rick Salazar

1 p.m.: Synopsis of the French and Indian War with Jack Frost

1:30 p.m.: Land Battle Begins

2:30 p.m.: Gates Close

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