4th Annual Carberry Heritage Festival Friday & Saturday, August 12 & 13, 2016
Carberry, described as ‘Manitoba’s Heritage Gem,’ has a growing population of 1670, a farm-based economy and is centrally located 42 kilometers east of Brandon on the Trans-Canada Highway and three kilometers south on Hwy #5.
169 kms from Winnipeg,
409 kms from Regina,
312 kms from Yorkton,
47 kms from Neepawa,
188 kms from Dauphin,
1166 kms from Calgary,
243 kms from Steinbach,
500 kms from Fargo,
184 kms from Winkler,
2376 kms from Toronto,
6016 kms from Carberry Tower, Scotland after which the town is named,
4rd Annual Carberry Heritage Festival August 12 & 13, 2016
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Let 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.
This project has been supported by the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage Program, Department of Canadian Heritage. The views expressed in this website do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of Canadian Heritage.
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Click on me to watch a 3 1/2 minute video report on our first heritage festival in 2013.
Carberry Plains Museum
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Classic Cars, Trucks and Machinery at the festival
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