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SUMMER EVENTS 2014 MAY 1-31:

“Spring Garden Show”

AUG. 1-30:

LISA STEFURA & JANEL PADBERG, CROOKED POT GALLERY

MARIAN MAJEAU AND FRIENDS, CROOKED POT GALLERY

MAY 24:

Horticultural Plant Sale

AUG. 2:

HERITAGE PARK PAVILION, 9AM-1PM

MAY 31JUNE 1:

Farmers’ Days Rodeo & Exhibition SATURDAY: PANCAKE BREAKFAST 7AM-10AM, PARADE: 11AM

JUNE 3-28: “Vase a Vase”

JUNE 13-14: County Quilters Guild Quilt Show STONY PLAIN & PARKLAND PIONEER MUSEUM, OPENS AT 10AM DAILY

JUNE 14:

12th Annual Show & Shine Car Show

AUG. 9:

JUNE 20:

Aboriginal Day Celebration

AUG. 21:

Canada Day Celebration VARIOUS LOCATIONS, 10AM-3PM

JULY 1:

Art Walk ROTARY PARK, 11AM-5PM

JULY 2-31:

AUG. 23:

SEPT. 13:

JAN HAINES & BARB WATCHMAN, CROOKED POT GALLERY, 11AM-3PM

JULY 6:

Great White North Triathlon ALLAN BEACH RESORT/STONY PLAIN, START TIME 8AM

MULTICULTURAL HERITAGE CENTRE, TOUR AT 1, 2 OR 3PM

JULY 25-27: Canada’s Wild Outdoor Expo HERITAGE PARK

JULY 26:

History-On-The-Go Horse & Wagon Mural Tours MULTICULTURAL HERITAGE CENTRE, TOUR AT 9, 10 OR 11AM

Stony Plain Cowboy Gathering Outdoor Movie

History-On-The-Go Horse & Wagon Mural Tours

Community Street Market

STONY PLAIN LIBRARY

SEPT. 26:

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Stars & Stories with Philip Campiou & the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada STONY PLAIN LIBRARY & BROWN STREET PARK

SEPT. 27:

Harvest Festival STONY PLAIN & PARKLAND PIONEER MUSEUM, 11AM-4PM

SEPT. 27:

Cultural Storytelling Showcase STONY PLAIN LIBRARY

SEPT. 27:

The Multi’s 40th Birthday Bash THE BARN

SEPT. 27:

Parkland Potters’ Guild Open House CROOKED POT GALLERY

HERITAGE PARK PAVILION

History-On-The-Go Horse & Wagon Mural Tours

Visitor Information Centre (Stony Plain and District Chamber of Commerce) 4815-44 Ave info@stonyplainchamber.ca 780-963-4545

SEPT. 26-28: ALBERTA CULTURE DAYS EVENTS WILL INCLUDE: SEPT. 26: African Folk Tales with Tololwa Molle, Author

JULY 11-13: Summer Fun Festival JULY 12:

Stony Plain is crafting experiences from traditions that are connected, real and make you feel good. Be it a musician on a street corner, a splash of colour in our murals, or galleries that showcase the work of renowned local and international visual artists, Stony Plain is life lived to the fullest.

DOWNTOWN STONY PLAIN, 9AM-3PM

“A Touch of Colour”

Opening reception for “A Touch of Colour”

Our Visitor Information Centre has all of the information on local attractions and events to help you plan your summer.

MULTICULTURAL HERITAGE CENTRE, TOUR AT 9, 10 OR 11AM

JAN HAINES & BARB WATCHMAN, CROOKED POT GALLERY

JULY 5:

LIVE OUT LOUD

HERITAGE PARK, OPENS AT 8PM, MOVIE AT 9PM

HERITAGE PARK, 9AM-3PM

JULY 1:

Looking for more to do?

HERITAGE PARK PAVILION

Community Street Market DOWNTOWN STONY PLAIN, 9AM-3PM

History-On-The-Go Horse & Wagon Mural Tours MULTICULTURAL HERITAGE CENTRE, TOUR AT 9, 10 OR 11AM

KHAOS KUSTOMS, 10AM-3PM

JUNE 14:

Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Festival HERITAGE PARK

AUG. 9:

HOLLY ROLLS, CROOKED POT GALLERY

Opening reception for “What’s your Handle?” LISA STEFURA & JANEL PADBERG, 11AM-3PM, CROOKED POT GALLERY

AUG. 1-3:

SUMMER EXPERIENCES & EVENTS

“What’s your Handle?”

SEPT. 28:

History-On-The-Go Horse & Wagon Mural Tours MULTICULTURAL HERITAGE CENTRE, TOUR AT 1, 2 OR 3PM

SEPT. 28:

Community Street Hockey MULTICULTURAL HERITAGE CENTRE

EVERY Stony Plain Farmers’ Market SATURDAY COMMUNITY CENTRE, 5008-51 AVE 9AM-1PM Heritage Farmers’ Market MULTICULTURAL HERITAGE CENTRE, 5411-51 ST

@TownStonyPlain 780.963.2151 info@stonyplain.com

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PRESENCE OF THE PAST

Multicultural Heritage Centre 5411-51 St 7 Days a Week, 9am-4pm multicentre.org Homesteading in a demanding land: that spirit is reflected in the Multicultural Heritage Centre. The centre is comprised of a 1920s era brick schoolhouse that features a museum, a public art gallery, historical archives and the Homesteaders’ Kitchen – famous for its delicious, home-made pies. Also on-site is the Oppertshauser House (1910). An operating general store complete with old-fashioned candy, vintage toys, jewellery, local art and crafts and Stony Plain souvenirs.

CELEBRATE CANADA’S BIRTHDAY

STEP INTO THE TIME MACHINE

INCREDIBLE, HAND-CRAFTED ART

Canada Day Celebrations

Stony Plain & Parkland Pioneer Museum

Crooked Pot Gallery and the Parkland Potters’ Guild

Heritage Park, Stony Plain & Parkland Pioneer Museum, Rotary Park and Meridian Village Mall 5100-41 Ave July 1, 10am-3pm stonyplain.com/canadaday Celebrate Canada’s birthday with your community! Celebrations will begin at Heritage Park Pavilion with the Citizenship Ceremony! A variety of fun, free family activities will be available to fill your afternoon, including: · Government of Canada Citizenship Ceremony, 10am · Kid’s Zone - face painting, balloon-twisters, games, bounce houses and more · BBQ - yummy treats to fill you up · Music and entertainment on Blueberry Stage · Show and Shine Zone · Art Walk

LARGER THAN LIFE!

Town of Stony Plain Mural Collection stonyplain.com/murals The Town of Stony Plain was one of the first communities in Canada to start a mural collection. Over two decades later, our community’s story is told on over 32 walls around the Town. Take a stroll around town using our selfguided Mural Guide or join in on one of our tours. Walking and bus tours, and horse and wagon rides venture into history while you learn about the life and times of Stony Plain from experienced guides. Book a tour through the Multicultural Heritage Centre or find the Mural Guide at stonyplain.com or the Visitor Information Centre.

5120-41 Ave Monday-Saturday, 10am-4pm Sundays, 1pm-4pm Tea House: Fridays and Saturdays, 11am-4pm pioneermuseum.ca The museum’s 6000+ artifacts each have their own story to tell about courageous, enterprising, and independent pioneers who forged a future from a fist of will. Of the 17 buildings on site, 10 are historic, including a 105-year-old log house which has been restored as The Tea House. Stay for the day and experience all of the nooks and crannies then enjoy homemade lunch including a dessert that’ll knock your socks off.

ANNUAL EVENTS Farmers’ Days Rodeo and Exhibition

Aboriginal Day facebook.com/AboriginalDayAB

stonyplain.com/farmersdays The biggest event of the year! The weekend event features a rodeo, midway with carnival games and the Kids' Korral. Other activities include the General Store; a pancake breakfast; the Rotary Parade; live entertainment; beer gardens; and a non-denominational church service on Sunday morning.

Join in and experience different cultural teachings and activities that profile Aboriginal Communities across our country. In its 15th year, this celebration brings together children and families in an event with fun competition, food, dedicated play areas, crafts, face-painting, vendors, information booths, and contemporary and traditional music, and dance.

Blueberry Bluegrass Festival

Stony Plain Cowboy Gathering

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stonyplaincowboypoetry.com

The largest bluegrass festival in Western Canada, the Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Festival is in its 29th year. There are activities running all weekend long for the whole family including on stage music, workshops, jamming, food concessions, and vendors. Come for a day or for the whole weekend!

Are you interested in our country’s western heritage? This celebration of western people, lifestyle and tradition through historical and contemporary cowboy music, storytelling and poetry will get your cowboy toes a ‘tappin. Come on down and have a listen as the Heritage Park Pavilion echoes with poems, lies and lost dreams.

CELEBRATING ART AND CREATIVITY

Alberta Culture Days September 26-28 stonyplain.com Alberta Culture Days is a province-wide celebration and Stony Plain is an official 2014 site! The community is celebrating with a series of events that include storytelling, astronomy, authors, music and all genres of art. Interactive activities will be happening at the Stony Plain Public Library, Stony Plain and Parkland Pioneer Museum, Multicultural Heritage Centre and in our Historic Downtown. Join in as we celebrate our unique blend of peoples and passions, and the importance of culture to a healthy and vibrant Stony Plain.

4912-51 Ave Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm parklandpotters.com For 35 years, 60 members of the Parkland Potters’ Guild have celebrated their love for the fine craft of pottery as original works are generated in the on-site studio. Hand-crafted inspirations, created by the Guild’s artists, are on exhibit and available for sale in the Crooked Pot Gallery. Take home a handmade, local treasure.

Visit stonyplain.com/culture for more information and for our interactive events calendar.


2014 Summer Events Guide