September 2019

Friday

September 20, 2019

Carnival Vendor Market

2:30 pm - 6:00 pm 5402 - 47 Avenue

Everyone is invited to come Eat! Play! Shop! Free admission! Bouncy castle! A few vendors! Games for the children!

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Lacombe Farmers’ Market

9:00 am - 1:00 pm 63 St

Lacombe Farmers’ Market is your one-stop-shop for all the products you seek. We’re members of the Lacombe community, and are here to offer residents the shopping experience of a lifetime with our variety of products. No matter what you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it at Lacombe Farmers’ Market. We have been in operation since 1979 and have seen many changes since then. We’re always open to the public during our business hours, so stop by and pay us a visit today!

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Saturday

September 21, 2019

Couples RanchTracker Challenge

2:00 pm - 7:00 pm 6300 Cronquist Drive

Outrun, outwit, outsmart the Ranchtracker! Experience the thrill of being a fugitive. Shortly after departure, we release the ranch tracker and the game is on. You have 2 hours to remain at large and capture all 4 flags. You are equipped with a map of the area. Stay low, move slow when you can and run hard when you get the chance. Celebrate your victory with a Ranch approved Dinner! Be the best and win a Private Date Night Package for 2.

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Book Club Jamboree

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 4818 49 Street

Are you part of a book club? Want to be? Join us for an afternoon that celebrates book clubs and book lovers from all over Central Alberta. Share book club tips and favourite picks over wine and sweet treats. Enjoy bookish games, prizes, and a panel discussion with book club pros! BOOK your spot by calling RDPL at 403-346-4576, Ext: 1503. Space is limited, so sign up today. Hosted by Red Deer Public Library and the Red Deer Arts Council.

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MAGSaturday: How Will You Slice It? Tree Slice Drawings

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 4525 47A ST

We have gathered up a bunch of wooden treasures for this project. You can choose between a slice of a tree or an angled piece. There are enough pieces in total to cover everyone, but the quantities of each are limited, so this is FCFS! Drop in family art making! MAGnificent Saturdays welcomes all ages and abilities to participate in a fun art project every week! Work with a local artist to get your project going or on your own with a set of customized instructions. We supply the artist, materials, the studio and the instructions – you supply the imagination! This is a wonderful opportunity for learning, creating and exploring new materials! -Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) -Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. -Drop-in… no registration required -Ages 3 & under are free -Create art with your kids! -Saturday afternoons from 1:00 – 4:00 pm -Programs offered all year round -Activities take approx. 20-45 minutes to complete For more program information, call 403-309-8405 or email museum@reddeer.ca.

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Wednesday

September 25, 2019

MiniMAG: Otter Love Sculptures

9:30 am - 11:00 am 4525 47A ST

We all love Mama otters with their babies rising on their bellies; so we figure you might too. Today you will be making adorable otter sculptures that you won’t want to miss out on! Program runs: Every Wednesday morning from 9:30 – 11 am. This program runs September to June every year. Cost: -$2/child for those with family or grandparent memberships -$3/child for those without a family or grandparent membership. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities of all kids. For more program information, call 403-309-8405 or email museum@reddeer.ca.

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Friday

September 27, 2019

Red Deer Culture Days

9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Over a dozen community groups help coordinate Red Deer Culture Days events and they are excited to put on this year’s event, happening all over town and all weekend long! From concerts and pop-up art galleries, to market festivals and barn raisings, the many teams have been working hard to organize a great weekend of fun for everyone! Come out and join us! September 27 – 29, 2019! FRIDAY Senior’s Breakfast with Art Exhibition, 8:30am – 1pm at the Golden Circle Live Music at The Hub on Ross, 1 – 3 pm Multicultural Art, Fashion, Music, Movin’ & Munchies at The Hub on Ross, 4 – 6 pm “With Love” Visual Art Exhibition at Artribute Art School, 212-4836 Ross St (Old Court House), 5 pm – 8 pm Welcome to our World, Maple Room at Central Alberta Refugee Effort, 5000 Gaetz Avenue 11am – 3pm SATURDAY Culture Services Venue, 5205 48 Avenue : Indigenous Culture and Urban Aboriginal Voices Peace Camp, Gary W Harris Celebration Plaza, 11am-4pm Pop-Up Art Gallery Show & Sale, 11 am – 4 pm (organized by the Red Deer Arts Council & Central Alberta Retired Teachers’ Association) Kids’ Art Activity! – 11 am – 4 pm Celebration of Dance & Culture – 11 am – 3 pm (organized by Country Pride Dance Club and Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society) Bard in a Box by Prime Stock Theatre, 3pm – 4pm Cronquist House Venue: Meet the Brontë Sisters Literary Tea Party, 1 pm – 4 pm (organized by Red Deer Public Library, Prime Stock Theatre, Central Alberta Refugee Effort, & Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society) The Tweed Ride & Interactive Sessions around town – starts at the Red Deer Public Library, Downtown Branch, 11 am Downtown Red Deer Venues: Family Fun Storytime – Red Deer Public Library, Downtown Branch 1 pm, All ages International Artists around Downtown Red Deer: Visit our diverse spaces where our immigrant artists will be found in every corner of Red Deer, sharing their artistic talents at several local businesses around town. -Ahad Armin, a wonderful musician from Iran will be playing traditional folk music on the tambour, at Chronicles Café on September 28th from1pm – 2pm. -Hassan Tahir from Iraq will be playing classical music on the lute at Sunworks from 11.30am – 1pm on September 28th -Elena Rousseau from Romania will be reading her poetry at the Red Deer Public Library, downtown from 2pm – 3pm Film presentations by Motion Picture Arts at the Welikoklad Event Centre, 4922 49 Street, 1pm – 3pm Selected Works from the Red Deer College Permanent Art Collection – Welikoklad Event Centre, 1 – 3pm Interactive Community Street Art – 11am – 4pm, 4916 50 St, formerly the Red Boar Smokery on Ross Street. Volunteer Central asks, “What does community mean to you?” Museum & Heritage Square Venue: Norwegian Laft Hus Open House, Heritage Square, 4402 47 Avenue, 10 am – 4 pm MAGnificent Saturday Presents: Picasso Monsters – Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, 4525 47 A Avenue, 1 pm – 4 pm Your Rare Opportunity to Tour Behind the Scenes – Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, 4525 47 A Avenue, 1 pm – 4 pm Central Alberta Theatre presents CATena! a preview of the upcoming season – Memorial Centre, 4214 58 Street, Doors open at 5pm, Tours start at 6pm, Show starts at 7:30pm SUNDAY Garlic City Market Festival – Piper Creek Restoration Agriculture Project, 40th Avenue Our Partners: Red Deer College Arts Centre & Red Deer College, Red Deer’s Public and Catholic Schools, Red Deer Public Library, City of Red Deer Culture Services Division, Central Alberta Retired Teachers Association, Red Deer Visual Artists, Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society, Central Alberta Immigrant Women’s Association, Central Alberta Refugee Effort (CARE), The Hub on Ross, Dance Committee led by Country Pride Dance Club, ReThink Red Deer, Red Deer Downtown Business Association, Red Deer Symphony Orchestra, Central Alberta Film Festival Society, Prime Stock Theatre, Norwegian Laft Hus, Central Alberta Theatre, Red Deer Native Friendship Society, Artribute Art School, Urban Aboriginal Voices, Association Canadienne-française de l’Alberta, and Volunteer Central.

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Lacombe Farmers’ Market

9:00 am - 1:00 pm 63 St

Lacombe Farmers’ Market is your one-stop-shop for all the products you seek. We’re members of the Lacombe community, and are here to offer residents the shopping experience of a lifetime with our variety of products. No matter what you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it at Lacombe Farmers’ Market. We have been in operation since 1979 and have seen many changes since then. We’re always open to the public during our business hours, so stop by and pay us a visit today!

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Lacombe Culture & Harvest Festival in Celebration of Alberta Culture Days

12:00 am - 12:00 am

The Lacombe Culture and Harvest Festival is an annual festival that celebrates agricultural heritage and showcases the arts & culture of our lively, vibrant and diverse community. The festival runs in conjunction with National Culture Days and Alberta Culture Days, and features 30+ activities and events. Check out the Signature Events tab for a full schedule! 

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Alberta Culture Days

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Discover, experience and celebrate the arts during Alberta Culture Days. Free events are happening in Red Deer throughout the weekend, September 27-29, 2019. There are art exhibitions, theatre performances, a dance showcase, film presentations, behind the scenes tours, a literary tea party and more! For more information: Alberta Culture Days  and  Red Deer Arts Council   Alberta Culture Days in Red Deer is proudly presented by these partners: Urban Aboriginal Voices Society Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer Arts Council Norwegian Laft Hus Society and Museum Central Alberta Refugee Effort – C.A.R.E. Red Deer Public Library Red Deer College Volunteer Central ReThink Red Deer Prime Stock Theatre Country Pride Dance Club Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society Artribute Art School Red Deer Symphony Orchestra Red Deer Public Schools Central Alberta Immigrant Women’s Association Central Alberta Retired Teachers’ Association – CARTA Downtown Red Deer The City of Red Deer

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Saturday

September 28, 2019

Behind Closed Doors: Collections Tours

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 4525 47A ST

Part of Alberta Culture Days | September 28, 2019 | 1:00-4:00 pm Have you ever wanted to see behind the scenes in a museum? Join us for a tour of the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery’s (MAG) collections! You will get a peek at what types of objects (old and recent) are in the collections, with a focus on our art collection. Drop in anytime between 1-4pm; tours will occur throughout the afternoon. Free to attend. Looking for more Culture Days programming? Try your hand at Picasso Monsters at MAGnificent Saturdays for free!

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Red Deer Culture Days

9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Over a dozen community groups help coordinate Red Deer Culture Days events and they are excited to put on this year’s event, happening all over town and all weekend long! From concerts and pop-up art galleries, to market festivals and barn raisings, the many teams have been working hard to organize a great weekend of fun for everyone! Come out and join us! September 27 – 29, 2019! FRIDAY Senior’s Breakfast with Art Exhibition, 8:30am – 1pm at the Golden Circle Live Music at The Hub on Ross, 1 – 3 pm Multicultural Art, Fashion, Music, Movin’ & Munchies at The Hub on Ross, 4 – 6 pm “With Love” Visual Art Exhibition at Artribute Art School, 212-4836 Ross St (Old Court House), 5 pm – 8 pm Welcome to our World, Maple Room at Central Alberta Refugee Effort, 5000 Gaetz Avenue 11am – 3pm SATURDAY Culture Services Venue, 5205 48 Avenue : Indigenous Culture and Urban Aboriginal Voices Peace Camp, Gary W Harris Celebration Plaza, 11am-4pm Pop-Up Art Gallery Show & Sale, 11 am – 4 pm (organized by the Red Deer Arts Council & Central Alberta Retired Teachers’ Association) Kids’ Art Activity! – 11 am – 4 pm Celebration of Dance & Culture – 11 am – 3 pm (organized by Country Pride Dance Club and Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society) Bard in a Box by Prime Stock Theatre, 3pm – 4pm Cronquist House Venue: Meet the Brontë Sisters Literary Tea Party, 1 pm – 4 pm (organized by Red Deer Public Library, Prime Stock Theatre, Central Alberta Refugee Effort, & Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society) The Tweed Ride & Interactive Sessions around town – starts at the Red Deer Public Library, Downtown Branch, 11 am Downtown Red Deer Venues: Family Fun Storytime – Red Deer Public Library, Downtown Branch 1 pm, All ages International Artists around Downtown Red Deer: Visit our diverse spaces where our immigrant artists will be found in every corner of Red Deer, sharing their artistic talents at several local businesses around town. -Ahad Armin, a wonderful musician from Iran will be playing traditional folk music on the tambour, at Chronicles Café on September 28th from1pm – 2pm. -Hassan Tahir from Iraq will be playing classical music on the lute at Sunworks from 11.30am – 1pm on September 28th -Elena Rousseau from Romania will be reading her poetry at the Red Deer Public Library, downtown from 2pm – 3pm Film presentations by Motion Picture Arts at the Welikoklad Event Centre, 4922 49 Street, 1pm – 3pm Selected Works from the Red Deer College Permanent Art Collection – Welikoklad Event Centre, 1 – 3pm Interactive Community Street Art – 11am – 4pm, 4916 50 St, formerly the Red Boar Smokery on Ross Street. Volunteer Central asks, “What does community mean to you?” Museum & Heritage Square Venue: Norwegian Laft Hus Open House, Heritage Square, 4402 47 Avenue, 10 am – 4 pm MAGnificent Saturday Presents: Picasso Monsters – Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, 4525 47 A Avenue, 1 pm – 4 pm Your Rare Opportunity to Tour Behind the Scenes – Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, 4525 47 A Avenue, 1 pm – 4 pm Central Alberta Theatre presents CATena! a preview of the upcoming season – Memorial Centre, 4214 58 Street, Doors open at 5pm, Tours start at 6pm, Show starts at 7:30pm SUNDAY Garlic City Market Festival – Piper Creek Restoration Agriculture Project, 40th Avenue Our Partners: Red Deer College Arts Centre & Red Deer College, Red Deer’s Public and Catholic Schools, Red Deer Public Library, City of Red Deer Culture Services Division, Central Alberta Retired Teachers Association, Red Deer Visual Artists, Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society, Central Alberta Immigrant Women’s Association, Central Alberta Refugee Effort (CARE), The Hub on Ross, Dance Committee led by Country Pride Dance Club, ReThink Red Deer, Red Deer Downtown Business Association, Red Deer Symphony Orchestra, Central Alberta Film Festival Society, Prime Stock Theatre, Norwegian Laft Hus, Central Alberta Theatre, Red Deer Native Friendship Society, Artribute Art School, Urban Aboriginal Voices, Association Canadienne-française de l’Alberta, and Volunteer Central.

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MAGSaturday: Picasso Monsters

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 4525 47A ST

Picasso is so much fun. No need to worry about realistic drawing; use your imagination and move and shuffle all the bits. *Today’s MAGnificent Saturdays activity is FREE to attend as part of Alberta Culture Days 2019! Drop in family art making! MAGnificent Saturdays welcomes all ages and abilities to participate in a fun art project every week! Work with a local artist to get your project going or on your own with a set of customized instructions. We supply the artist, materials, the studio and the instructions – you supply the imagination! This is a wonderful opportunity for learning, creating and exploring new materials! -Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) -Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. -Drop-in… no registration required -Ages 3 & under are free -Create art with your kids! -Saturday afternoons from 1:00 – 4:00 pm -Programs offered all year round -Activities take approx. 20-45 minutes to complete For more program information, call 403-309-8405 or email museum@reddeer.ca.

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Lacombe Culture & Harvest Festival in Celebration of Alberta Culture Days

12:00 am - 12:00 am

The Lacombe Culture and Harvest Festival is an annual festival that celebrates agricultural heritage and showcases the arts & culture of our lively, vibrant and diverse community. The festival runs in conjunction with National Culture Days and Alberta Culture Days, and features 30+ activities and events. Check out the Signature Events tab for a full schedule! 

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Family FunFest

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm 4500 Womacks St

Bring the kids down to the family event of the year! There will be plenty of activities going on to keep the young ones occupied!

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Sunday

September 29, 2019

Red Deer Culture Days

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Over a dozen community groups help coordinate Red Deer Culture Days events and they are excited to put on this year’s event, happening all over town and all weekend long! From concerts and pop-up art galleries, to market festivals and barn raisings, the many teams have been working hard to organize a great weekend of fun for everyone! Come out and join us! September 27 – 29, 2019! FRIDAY Senior’s Breakfast with Art Exhibition, 8:30am – 1pm at the Golden Circle Live Music at The Hub on Ross, 1 – 3 pm Multicultural Art, Fashion, Music, Movin’ & Munchies at The Hub on Ross, 4 – 6 pm “With Love” Visual Art Exhibition at Artribute Art School, 212-4836 Ross St (Old Court House), 5 pm – 8 pm Welcome to our World, Maple Room at Central Alberta Refugee Effort, 5000 Gaetz Avenue 11am – 3pm SATURDAY Culture Services Venue, 5205 48 Avenue : Indigenous Culture and Urban Aboriginal Voices Peace Camp, Gary W Harris Celebration Plaza, 11am-4pm Pop-Up Art Gallery Show & Sale, 11 am – 4 pm (organized by the Red Deer Arts Council & Central Alberta Retired Teachers’ Association) Kids’ Art Activity! – 11 am – 4 pm Celebration of Dance & Culture – 11 am – 3 pm (organized by Country Pride Dance Club and Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society) Bard in a Box by Prime Stock Theatre, 3pm – 4pm Cronquist House Venue: Meet the Brontë Sisters Literary Tea Party, 1 pm – 4 pm (organized by Red Deer Public Library, Prime Stock Theatre, Central Alberta Refugee Effort, & Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society) The Tweed Ride & Interactive Sessions around town – starts at the Red Deer Public Library, Downtown Branch, 11 am Downtown Red Deer Venues: Family Fun Storytime – Red Deer Public Library, Downtown Branch 1 pm, All ages International Artists around Downtown Red Deer: Visit our diverse spaces where our immigrant artists will be found in every corner of Red Deer, sharing their artistic talents at several local businesses around town. -Ahad Armin, a wonderful musician from Iran will be playing traditional folk music on the tambour, at Chronicles Café on September 28th from1pm – 2pm. -Hassan Tahir from Iraq will be playing classical music on the lute at Sunworks from 11.30am – 1pm on September 28th -Elena Rousseau from Romania will be reading her poetry at the Red Deer Public Library, downtown from 2pm – 3pm Film presentations by Motion Picture Arts at the Welikoklad Event Centre, 4922 49 Street, 1pm – 3pm Selected Works from the Red Deer College Permanent Art Collection – Welikoklad Event Centre, 1 – 3pm Interactive Community Street Art – 11am – 4pm, 4916 50 St, formerly the Red Boar Smokery on Ross Street. Volunteer Central asks, “What does community mean to you?” Museum & Heritage Square Venue: Norwegian Laft Hus Open House, Heritage Square, 4402 47 Avenue, 10 am – 4 pm MAGnificent Saturday Presents: Picasso Monsters – Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, 4525 47 A Avenue, 1 pm – 4 pm Your Rare Opportunity to Tour Behind the Scenes – Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, 4525 47 A Avenue, 1 pm – 4 pm Central Alberta Theatre presents CATena! a preview of the upcoming season – Memorial Centre, 4214 58 Street, Doors open at 5pm, Tours start at 6pm, Show starts at 7:30pm SUNDAY Garlic City Market Festival – Piper Creek Restoration Agriculture Project, 40th Avenue Our Partners: Red Deer College Arts Centre & Red Deer College, Red Deer’s Public and Catholic Schools, Red Deer Public Library, City of Red Deer Culture Services Division, Central Alberta Retired Teachers Association, Red Deer Visual Artists, Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society, Central Alberta Immigrant Women’s Association, Central Alberta Refugee Effort (CARE), The Hub on Ross, Dance Committee led by Country Pride Dance Club, ReThink Red Deer, Red Deer Downtown Business Association, Red Deer Symphony Orchestra, Central Alberta Film Festival Society, Prime Stock Theatre, Norwegian Laft Hus, Central Alberta Theatre, Red Deer Native Friendship Society, Artribute Art School, Urban Aboriginal Voices, Association Canadienne-française de l’Alberta, and Volunteer Central.

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Lacombe Culture & Harvest Festival in Celebration of Alberta Culture Days

12:00 am - 12:00 am

The Lacombe Culture and Harvest Festival is an annual festival that celebrates agricultural heritage and showcases the arts & culture of our lively, vibrant and diverse community. The festival runs in conjunction with National Culture Days and Alberta Culture Days, and features 30+ activities and events. Check out the Signature Events tab for a full schedule! 

Learn More

Alberta Culture Days

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Discover, experience and celebrate the arts during Alberta Culture Days. Free events are happening in Red Deer throughout the weekend, September 27-29, 2019. There are art exhibitions, theatre performances, a dance showcase, film presentations, behind the scenes tours, a literary tea party and more! For more information: Alberta Culture Days  and  Red Deer Arts Council   Alberta Culture Days in Red Deer is proudly presented by these partners: Urban Aboriginal Voices Society Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer Arts Council Norwegian Laft Hus Society and Museum Central Alberta Refugee Effort – C.A.R.E. Red Deer Public Library Red Deer College Volunteer Central ReThink Red Deer Prime Stock Theatre Country Pride Dance Club Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society Artribute Art School Red Deer Symphony Orchestra Red Deer Public Schools Central Alberta Immigrant Women’s Association Central Alberta Retired Teachers’ Association – CARTA Downtown Red Deer The City of Red Deer

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Mom2Mom Event

11:00 am - 3:00 pm 5214 50 Ave

Shop for gently used clothes for newborns to tweens. There will also be local family focuses businesses, handmade items, 2nd hand children goods and more.

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