Category Archives: Events

Threshing Bee 2017

I think after five years I can officially call it a tradition.  Each year, on the weekend after Labour Day, I make the trip to Saskatchewan to attend the Threshing Bee at the Sukanen Ship Pioneer Village and Museum just south … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: The Final Stop

So, this is it.  The final stop on the Central Alberta Museum Tour 2017.  Thanks to everyone who attended and a special thanks to those of you who have been following along virtually.  I really appreciate the comments.  Knowing that … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Donalda

Welcome to the penultimate stop on the Central Alberta Museum Tour of 2017 — Donalda, Alberta. Donalda represents the only real scheduling failure on the tour.  Originally planned to be our final stop, once we learned that the museum in … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Meeting Creek

We’re nearing the end of our Central Alberta Museum Tour posts with a visit to Meeting Creek. This was my second visit to Meeting Creek.  The last time I was here there was a wedding taking place and so I … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Bashaw Fire Hall Museum [and bonus Majestic Theatre]

Out of all the museums we visited during our Central Alberta Museum Tour (CAMT), this is the one I was looking forward to the most.  While my career as a volunteer firefighter was relatively short (2004 – 2008), the firefighting … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Mirror and District Museum

Time for the next stop on our journey around the museums of central Alberta.  This will likely be the shortest post because it was also one of our shortest visits. We rolled into Mirror, Alberta only to find the museum … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Alix Wagon Wheel Museum

Rolling onward, the Central Alberta Museum Tour moved to the small town of Alix and the Alix Wagon Wheel Museum. My personal history with the town of Alix was pretty limited.  Back in 1994, I worked on a road crew … Continue reading

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