Festival Pictures 2015

 4th  Annual Carberry Heritage Festival Friday & Saturday, August 12 & 13, 2016 

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Marj Kempthorne of the Carberry Plains Museum sports a fine bonnet at the strawberry social.

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Vendors setting up with classic cars down the street.

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Volunteer Lance setting up Info Tent

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Contrasting classics!

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Barbara Huck from Heartland Publishing

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Val Andrey of the Carberry Plains Archives helping out at the farmer’s market

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North West Mounted Police re-enactment camp getting set up

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Preparing the batter for campfire donuts at NWMP camp

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Boys dressed in period garb from 1870s and one in red serge NWMP jacket

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Plymouth Fury

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Communities in Bloom silent auction

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A glimpse at the old school room in Carberry Plains Museum

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More vendors than ever at festival flea market in front of Off Beat & Antiques

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Cover of the new Carberry heritage Walking Tour guide book that went on sale at the festival. It’s a fundraiser for Carberry Plains Archives, Carberry Plains Museum, Carberry Heritage Festival and The Seton Centre

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Carberry Canine Club display and sale of home made doggie treats

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Father Shane and Ty at the handwriting analysis machine vintage 1968

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Helpful volunteers ready for business at Info Tent in the middle of Main

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Brooke Webber of CKLQ Radio in Brandon reported live from the festival.

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Gang Green Roller Derby girls warm up for their demonstration

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Gang Green in action

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Gang Green crew and festival President Cathy Drayson

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1947 Dodge

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1932 Plymouth

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Thunderbird

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Spinning wool

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Free dos on Main

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Odd Jobs Squad BBQ at gingerbread house

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 Tillie Harpell sang and yodeled up a storm on Main

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Chris Saborowski, arborist with Bee EZ Tree Service in Brandon, gives a workshop

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A view of the parlour inside the gingerbread

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Pigs in the Rare Breeds Canada display

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Garden Whimsies – one of many unique vendors at the festival

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Reta Samborowski doing fermentation workshop in foreground; Chris Reid conducting Easter egg decorating in background

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One of the pieces in the Cypress Art Studio Tour Exhibition

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Carriage ride picking up passengers at gingerbread house

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Shannon busking on Main

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Kelly Garnett, tour guide at Carberry Plains Museum

This is a series of retro outfits spanning the 20th century by Vintage Costume Company of Brandon, one of Saturday’s highlights.

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 That completes the 20th century fashion show.

Let’s go a little further back.

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 Melissa Ewasiuk of the North West Mounted Police re-enactment troupe sports a look typical of women in the late 1800s.

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 When the North West Mounted Police began their western trek on July 8, 1874 leaving Fort Dufferin, now Emerson, they would have looked very much like these gents. Each piece of their uniform was explained by Melissa as was the significance of everything the horse wore.

 CARBERRY HERITAGE FEST PICS 054After another successful heritage festival, the sun sets at the end of Third Avenue bracketed by two church steeples, Anglican on the left, United on the right.

Thanks to everyone who attended our festival. Please come back next year.

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One Response to Festival Pictures 2015

  1. Donna says:

    Sorry we missed it.Hats off to All the people who put on the festival.

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