Celebrate the Small Arms Ltd. workers and the local community who supported WWII on the home front! The Small Arms Society (SAS) is hosting a "back to the 40's" event, to celebrate the 14,000 women and men who worked at the Small Arms Ltd. site from 1940-1946. Over two-thirds of the workforce were women who played a vital role in supporting the Canadian military efforts during WWII.
Dress-up in your 1940's finest or as a Small Arms Ltd. factory worker.
Enjoy a 1940's cafe experience at the Brant Street Cafe with tea, refreshments, homemade baked goodies and more.
Music and dancing were a big part of the social life in the 1940's. Enjoy re-enactments, big band music, dancing, swing dance lessons, singing and more.
Learn about the history of the Small Arms Inspection Building and site along with Victory Bond celebrations and activities of 1944. Exhibits and artifacts will be on display in collaboration with Centennial College - Museum and Culture Management program.
Free Parking: Onsite parking adjacent to the Small Arms Inspection Building (south of Lakeshore Road at Dixie Road). Additional parking in the lot on the north west corner of Dixie and Lakeshore Roads.
Accessible parking is available. Please let the parking attendant know your requirements.
Join us as we transform the Square Amphitheatre into a live children's theatre every Tuesday night in August. From Rock the Arts Puppets to Beauty and the Beast, watch and be dazzled as your favourite children stories are brought to life!
Whether you're a musician, spoken word artist, comedian or dazzling performer, the stage is yours! Share your craft or enjoy the great talent Mississauga has to offer at open mic nights on the Square, every Wednesday in August.
Canadian Celtic rock group Screeched Inn began over a decade ago as a trio. With a focus on tight three part harmony and audience interaction, they perfected their sound through classic rock, top 40, and country genres.
Drop by the Bradley Museum to learn more about our Heritage Kitchen Garden, representing the foods early settlers grew in Upper Canada in the 1830s. On the last Sunday of the month, Museum Interpreters are on site to lead curated garden tours and demonstrations in Bradley House kitchen.