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Nearby Festival Place – a vibrant multi-use centre for the arts – hosts over 100 professional performances and summer’s Qualico Patio Series each year. Millennium Place is a multi-purpose recreation facility located off Broadmoor Boulevard and offers activities for people of all ages. Take in the annual Great Canadian Trade Fair here on April 13-15. In July, start with the festivities of Sherwood Park's Canada Day Festival and Parade. Take in Savour Strathcona County on July 8 – the annual event is a celebration of gourmet cuisine, art and culture. The event features Strathcona County independent restaurants and food trucks who are encouraged to use local ingredients. Meet local artists/artisans who will have their creations on display and for sale. Enjoy entertainment and activities throughout the evening.

Combine shopping, entertainment and a stay at The Park Centre Hotel, a boutique 38-room hotel with walking access to Festival Place and the Sherwood Park Mall. Enjoy the Namaste Wellness and Day Spa, grab a fresh choice at the Glow Juicery and Café, or enjoy fine dining at the Sawmill Prime Rib and Steak House – all located at The Park Centre Hotel. See page 34 of our Stay (Accommodations Guide) for a complete listing of Sherwood Park Hotels.

Rural Strathcona County ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS There are eight rural Hamlets throughout Strathcona County including: Antler Lake, Hastings Lake, Josephburg, Collingwood Cove, Ardrossan, Half Moon Lake, North Cooking Lake, and South Cooking Lake. You're never too far away from urban amenities, while feeling at home amidst the beautiful parkland, lakes and wilderness throughout the county. A great event for the whole family to attend is Ardrossan's Old Fashioned Picnic & Parade on June 16. Stop at South Cooking Lake for Trail Days on August 18, and Christmas in the Country markets and family activities on December 1 across the southern part of Strathcona County.

In Sherwood Park, visit the beautifully landscaped, 27 acre Broadmoor Lake Park with summer and winter recreational activities. Just next door is the stunning Broadmoor Public Golf Course.

EAT SHOP STAY Check out the Broadmoor Public Golf Course many new shopping and dining outlets all over Sherwood Park. It boasts 10 major shopping plazas Bremner House, a designated historic resource that's over 100 located along Broadmoor Blvd., Highway 16 (Emerald Hills), years old, is located north of Highway 16 on RR 225. It is the site of Baseline Road, Sherwood Drive, and Wye Road. A few local the annual Strathcona Vintage Tractor Pull on August 25 & 26 favourites include Confetti Sweets, specializing in freshly baked with over 100 vintage tractors. The house is open to the public cookies; it's a great place to treat yourself. Be sure to visit one of the annually for this event, and during Christmas in the Heartland on fabulous farmers markets in and around Sherwood Park. November 24 & 25. Brookville Community Hall, located on Highway Wednesdays year-round you can take in the Sherwood Park 16, is the site of many activities including pyrogy suppers, dinner Farmers’ Market in the parking lot of Festival Place in the summer, and live performances, garage sales, and more. and inside the Community Centre for the winter. (See Markets & More on page 10 for more markets and details). Visit Strathcona OUTDOORS The Strathcona Wilderness Centre is a four-season County’s only Alberta cottage winery – Barr Estate Winery – where outdoor adventure centre, located 16 km east of Sherwood Park you can purchase high-quality fruit wine and see how it's made and open daily year round. Go Tipi Camping at Elk Island Retreat, during a tour of the winery. With over 10 top brands of hotels, Sherwood Park is the place to stay when travelling the area. continued on page 82...

Strathcona County’s Only Alberta Cottage Winery

Hand Crafted & Sustainably Farmed Wines available on-site and in Liquor Stores around Alberta Tours available by appointment

780-819-WINE(9463) Boutique Hotel 2016 & 2017 AHLA free wifi & continental breakfast Housekeeping Award Recipient in the heart of Sherwood Park 780-467-1234 2016 Sherwood Drive www.parkcentrehotel.com

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