maskParticipate in Alberta Culture Days in Stony Plain from September 27-29, 2019. Celebrate arts, heritage, diversity and community spirit.

Alberta Culture Days encourages all Albertans to experience how culture contributes to a prosperous, vibrant society.

Friday, September 27

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9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.STONY PLAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY | 4613-52 AVENUE | 780.963.5440

Author Visit: Alberta author Sally Lee Baker will share some of her wacky and wonderful Alphabet series.

Saturday, September 28

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11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

STONY PLAIN & PARKLAND PIONEER MUSEUM | 5120-41 AVENUE | 780.963.1234

Harvest Festival: Enjoy an old fashioned harvest with threshing and vintage machinery in a beautiful heritage village. Pan for gold, create a pumpkin patch craft and see demonstrations of how life was lived during pioneering times. Check out the miniature machine display by the Alberta Metal Enthusiast Network.

11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.JO’S YARN GARDEN | 4812-50 AVENUE | 780.963.1559

Weaving and woolworking demonstrations: Discover the intricate art of weaving, spinning and other fiber creations as talented artisans create beauty before your eyes.

11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.mSTONY PLAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY | 4613-52 AVENUE | 780.963.5440

Bannock Making & Tipi Tales: Join Philip Campiou around the fire as you make bannock and learn more about Indigenous culture.

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.PARKLAND POTTERS’ GUILD | 4912-51 AVENUE | 780.963.9573

For the kids: Roll up a ball of clay, run it through the slap roller and then press images of leaves and sticks to create a piece of art.   

For the adults: Observe and then attempt to throw a bowl or build a hand pinched bowl. 

11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.THE BARN OWL | 4912-52 AVENUE | 780.591.2276

Make and Take: Create a family woodcraft project to take home.

11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

PARKLAND POTTERS' GUILD and MULTICULTURAL HERITAGE CENTRE

Read haiku written by local poets and discuss with the author.

11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

MULTICULTURAL HERITAGE CENTRE | 5411-51 STREET | 780.963.2777

View photography and poetry pairings by the Photography Club and Parkland Poets.

 

Sunday, September 29
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11:00–4:00 p.m.

MULTICULTURAL HERITAGE CENTRE | 5411-51 STREET | 780.963.2777

An Exploration of the Senses: See art being created before your eyes by talented local artists, hear live jazz music, touch supplies as you create a cultural craft, smell assorted spices and share recipes from diverse cultural backgrounds, taste samples of preserves made from produce grown at the Centre. 

View photography and poetry pairings by the Photography Club and Parkland Poets.

The Public Art Gallery and Museum will also be open for your enjoyment.