Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

July 31, 2008 09:46 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Summer Concerts at Rideau Hall

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 31, 2008) - The public is invited to attend this year's summer concerts on the grounds of Rideau Hall. The concerts are free.

Sunday, August 3, 2008

1 p.m.

Band of the Ceremonial Guard

4 p.m.

True North Brass and the Rideau Lakes Brass Quintet (In collaboration with the 2008 Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival)

Rideau Hall Tours and Activities

The grounds of Rideau Hall are open from until October 15, daily, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and from October 16 to March 31, daily, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Walk through Canada's history at Rideau Hall, the historic residence and workplace of the governor general. Visit the ceremonial rooms where Canadians are honoured and dignitaries welcomed.

Relief of the Sentries is performed every hour on the hour, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily, until August 24.

All tours and Rideau Hall activities are free of charge. Rideau Hall is located at 1 Sussex Drive in Ottawa. More information about tours, activities, and the Summer Concert Series is available at

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