Community Events Listing
Consort Crop Watch
July 21, 2017
CARA Consort Site
Join us for a free pre-harvest crop walk! See what varieties are withstanding the heat this year as well as crop scouting and disease management tips. Neil Whatley, AF Crop Specialist and Keith Gabert, Canola Council Agronomist will be there. And you can see the regional variety trial of peas, canola, and triticale. Directions to the site: Drive West on Highway 12 for 9 km and turn South onto RR 7-1. The trials are on the East side of the Range Road. To register, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 403-664-3777.
Yesteryear's 20th Annual Old Time Music Jamboree
July 21-23, 2017
Hanna Community Center
Friday & Saturday - 10:00am-11:00pm
Sunday - 10:00am-4:00pm
Join us for our 20th year celebration! Three days of fine, old time music and dancing with a variety of old time bands! Lunch and refreshments will be available, free RV parking on site (no hook-ups), and all proceeds will go to local charities. There's also a Gospel hour on Sunday from 10:00am to 11:00am. For info, call 780-574-1009 or 403-854-2112.
Drumheller & District Humane Society Adoption Drive
July 22, 2017
The Drumheller Humane Society is full to capacity with cats, kittens, and bunnies! All animals will have a lowered adoption fee of $50.00 on this date. Please spread the word!
Cereal Sports Days
July 28-30, 2017
Cereal Sports Grounds
Let's play ball! Bring the family out for a weekend of games, raffle prizes, a dance, and a concession. All teams will be entered into a houseboat draw and one team will be heading out for a house boating experience in the Shushwaps! Games going on all weekend but there's a maximum of 16 teams allowed and spots will fill fast. You can call Tamara at 403-664-7117 to enter. More details here. If you would like to volunteer, please contact the Cereal Athletic Assocation.
Verdant Valley Draft Horse Competition
July 29, 2017
Verdance Valley Community Centre (15kms East of Drumheller on Hwy 576, paved)
A day filled with antique auto and machinery displays and exhibits. Admission is free for the pony driving competition and chore horse competition. If you'd like a beef on a bun supper with live music, cost is $15.00 for adults and $7.00 for youth. There will be a concession on site. You can bring the kids too! Lots of fun activities for them including bouncy castles. For more information, call Elson at 403-823-9820.
14th Annual Metis Hivernant Days
August 4-6, 2017
Big Valley Jubilee Hall on Main Street
Discover Metis history and culture with us for the weekend! There's hotels to stay in, camping spots, train rides and restaurants. You can see the trappers camp and display vendors offering Traditional Aboriginal crafts. This is a family event, no alcohol is allowed. For more information, call Marlene at 403-815-6720 or click here for the full weekend schedule.
August 4-7, 2017
Strathmore Stampede Grounds
Get ready for some good ol' fashioned stampede action! World Professional Chuckwagon races, Canadian Pro Rodeo, and home of Running with the Bulls. Other activities include Superdogs, beer gardens, kids zone, live entertainment, Friday Line Dancing, Saturday Cabaret, and more. You can get your tickets by calling 403-934-5811 or click here.
Hanna's 4th Annual Cruise Night & Drive-In Theatre
August 11, 2017
Hanna Roundup Centre
Car Lineup - 6:00pm
Fall Fair Parade - 7:00pm
Gates - 9:00pm
Drive-In Movie - 9:30pm
This is our fourth year holding this event, and it keeps getting better every year. Come check it out! After the parade, we'll cruise down Main Street. Gates open at 9pm for the drive in movie, and this year, you can see the classic movie "Grease" with Olivia Newton John and John Travolta. All proceeds go to the Hanna Youth club. This event is weather permitting, family friendly, and NO alcohol is allowed. For more info, contact email@example.com.
28th Annual Ride for STARS
August 13, 2017
TL Bar Ranch - Along Red Deer River near Tolman Bridge
This is the longest running volunteer fundraiser for STARS. Event includes a trail ride, poker rally, silent auction, raffle, pancake breakfast, Goouch's gang lunch, country cookers BBQ beef supper, "ducks 'n' dogs" show, and so much more. All proceeds go to STARS.
Blackfoot Crossing Cancer Event
August 26, 2017
Come join us for our 3rd annual cancer fundraiser ride. Whether you're on horseback, wagon or by foot, we will take you along the Bow River including the site of Treaty 7 which was signed in 1877. A group lunch will be provided along with a silent auction to follow. Cost is $25.00 for riders and wagon rides, $80.00 for a family of 4, $120.00 for a family of more than 4 people, $20.00 for walkers, and $10.00 for the meal only. To date, this ride has raised just over $4200.00 in support of the Alberta Cancer Foundation. For more info, click here.
Rough Stock Rodeo
August 27, 2017
Sedgewick Rodeo Grounds
Come check out our rodeo! There's a trade show going on, a car show until 2, mud safety ATV training course for ages 8-16, mutton bustin', bouncy houses, face painting, kids tractor pull, beer gardens, and a concession on site.
DVAHS & DCHS Classes of 1969-1975 Reunion
September 16, 2017
Dinosaur Trail Golf & CC
Start - 4:00pm
Supper - 6:00pm
Deadline to register is August 25th. Please contact Holly Guterson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hope to see you there!
Diabetes the Basics
September 26, 2017
Drumheller Health Centre
This is a free educational workshop for those with Type 2 Diabetes, prediabetes, or at risk of developing diabetes. Registration is required as date and time are subject to change. Please call 1-877-314-6997.
Ignite Your Spark Youth Fair
September 27, 2017
Badlands Community Facility
Over 800 students in grades 5-12 from schools in Carbon, Delia, Drumheller, Morrin, and Wheatland Crossing will be attending to experience spark opportunities by connecting with an adult spark champion. Sparks are the hidden flames in youth that light their potential fire and tap into their true passions.
Compassionate Communities - "How We Can Help Our Grieving Children"
October 17, 2017
Norseman Inn in Camrose, AB
Save the date! This is a Symposium addressing Child and Family Grief Keynote Speaker Dr. Jody Carrington. Topics include stressors associated with grief and bereavement, signs and symptoms of grief, communication and responses to grieving children, supports for parents and children when both are grieving, and coping with traumatic loss. Sponsored by the Hospice Society of Camrose and District. More information to come.