4rd Annual Carberry Heritage Festival August 12 & 13, 2016For all the latest festival information sent to you via email click on the Follow link below.August 12th, 2016Let the festivities begin! Come on out and have a little fun!
FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, August 7, 2015
Events are free unless noted.
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
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
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Two new videos of the 2015 Carberry Heritage Festival are now online. Catch glimpses of the events by clicking the picture of Tillie Harpell. Melissa Ewasiuk explains the meaning of the various parts of North West Mounted Police uniforms and … Continue reading
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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 … Continue reading
It’s hot off the press! This is the cover of the latest fundraising project by four of Carberry’s heritage organizations. The Heritage Walking Tour guide book benefits the Carberry Plains Archives, Carberry Plains Museum, Carberry Heritage Festival and The Seton … Continue reading
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