FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2015
Events are free unless noted and occur on Main Street
9:00-5:00 pm Fri. & Sat. The Seton Centre, 116 Main St. open, by donation.
1:00-6:00 pm Fri., 10-6 pm Sat. Carberry Plains Museum, 520 4th Ave., open, $5/3 admission includes gingerbread house tour.
All day Fri. & Sat. Look for store windows on Main featuring heritage themed displays.
2:00-3:30 pm: Old-fashioned Strawberry Social at Drop-In Centre, 132 Main St. Sponsored by Carberry Plains Museum. $5.
3:00 pm: Walking tour of Carberry Cemetery with Muriel McPhail. Meet at cemetery 1 mile north on Fanny St.
4:00 pm: Walking Tour of Heritage District with archivist Penny Shaw. Meet at Heritage Park, 3rd & Main St.
7:00-11:00 pm: Old-time dance with fiddler Mark Morisseau & his band. Sponsored by Carberry Services for Seniors. Tickets $15, light refreshments included. Carberry Community Hall, 224 2nd Ave.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2015
Events are free unless noted and occur on Main Street.
9:00-5:00 pm: Carberry Plains Museum, 520 4th & The Seton Centre, 116 Main St. are both open, see Friday Events.
10:00 am Walking tour of Carberry Cemetery with Muriel McPhail. Meet at cemetery 1 mile north on Fanny St.
10:00-5:00 pm: Flea market, multiple dealers. At Off Beat n Antiques, 135 Main.
10:00 am: Farmer’s Market, fresh produce and goodies, next to Seton Centre, 116 Main.
10:00-5:00 pm: Buskers, artisans, crafters, stylists and performers along Main St. Please support the vendors.
All Day: Look for vintage cruisers, trucks and farm machinery on Main and at the museum.
12:00 – 2:00 pm: Free bouncy castle for the kids, next to the library
10:00 am – 4:00 pm: North West Mounted Police re-enactment display of artifacts from late 1800s plus mounted men in full red serge regalia, demos of rope making, campfire donuts, next to old Town Hall on Main.
10:00-4:00 pm: Heritage breeds of live sheep, pigs, chickens & more, plus rug hooking with Gerry Oliver at Heritage Park, 3rd & Main. Sponsored by Rare Breeds Canada.
10:00-5:00 pm: Antique quilt show, main floor, historic old Town Hall, 122 Main Street.
10:00 am Cypress Art Studio Tour Exhibition, six artists, lower level, Old Town Hall.
10:30 – 11:30 am: Pie baking contest entries to lower level, old Town Hall. Judging to follow.
10:30 am: Gang Green Roller Derby girls from Brandon demo the sport on Main Street.
11:00-3:30 pm: Horse-drawn carriage rides through the town’s historic past, century houses & churches. Great family experience! Tickets $5 at Info Tent. Leave from museum on 4th Ave.
11:00-2:00 pm: Odd Job Squad BBQ, hot dogs, drinks, prices vary, gingerbread house, 510 4th Ave.
11:00 am & 1:00 pm: Demo and tastings called Fermentation: How Foods Are Preserved the Old Way, lower level, Old Town Hall on Main.
11:30 am: Ukrainian Easter Egg Decorating in Info Tent on Main Street.
11:30-1:30 pm: Naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton’s 155th birthday party with beefalo burgers, cake, drinks & fixings at The Seton Centre. Sponsored by The Seton Centre. Prices vary.
1:00 pm: Arborist will demo pruning and caring for trees, beside Seton Centre, 116 Main.
1:00 pm: Tillie Harpelle, yodeller & guitarist performs on Main.
1:00 & 3:00 pm: Guided walking tours of Main Street Heritage District with archivist Penny Shaw. Meet at Heritage Park, 3rd & Main St.
1:30 pm: Mural painting for kids, in front of former Bank of Montreal on Main.
1:40 pm: Announcement of pie baking winners and pie auction, on Main.
2:00 pm: Vintage Fashion Show spanning 20th century with live models, music and dancers, on Main Street.
3:00 pm: North West Mounted Police Fashion Revue, on Main Street.
8:00 pm: Family Swim & Movie Night, Community Centre, 500 Stickle Ave, $5, movie starts at 10:15