‘Expedition Old Town’ tours historic Yellowknife

Overlooking Old Town from the Pilot's Monument. (Supplied by Catherine Graydon)
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The Yellowknife Artist’s Cooperative is hosting their first event of the year, called Expedition Old Town.

The event is a walking tour of historic Yellowknife, guiding residents through various attractions in the Old Town area. The walk includes a bannock tasting at Bullock’s Bistro, a free-style dance session and souvenir glassmaking run by Old Town Glassworks.

The event is taking place on Saturday March 6 & Sunday March 7, with time slots available from 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.

The first time slot will be guided by Old Town celebrity guest Wayne Guy. Guy is a longtime Yellowknifer who works as an architect, designing several buildings throughout town and also  designed the Inuvik Family Center, which contains the most northernly swimming pool in the world.

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Each walk starts at the top of the hour and participants must pre-book with people in their social bubble, with a maximum of eight people per group.

The walking tours start at Old Town Glassworks at 3510 McDonald Drive.

To book your spot, email ykartistscoop@gmail.com or call Old Town Glassworks at 867-669-7654.

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