Oakville Residence & Conference Centre
QEP Community & Cultural Centre


Oakville Museum
Oakville Museum

Day 1: Friday, October 27, 2017


QEPCCC will be hosting a free kick off event featuring local author Karolyn Smardz Frost.

Day 2: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Join is for a Unique Walking Tour

Explore Oakville's ties to the Underground Railroad and discover stories of early Black settlers in our community.


"The Underground Railroad: Next Stop Freedom!"

An innovative multimedia presentation that celebrates the heritage of Black Canadians in our community.

Freedom, Opportunity and Family: Oakville’s Black History
Visitors will discover the story of Branson Johnson, a freeborn African-American, who arrived in Oakville with his family in 1855.

Community Drumming Circle
Find your rhythm and uplift your spirit with a collective celebration of the power of the drum.