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Lacombe Days 
July 27th-30th, 2017

Come experience the fun and community of Lacombe Days! There’s activities for all ages including the parade, games and activities for kids, car show, quilt show, live music and entertainment, and don’t forget to stay for the fireworks! For more information visit lacombedays.ca.

Friday Events

Music at Michener – Country Rising Stage

Michener Park | 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm | Free

Partnering with Real Country 95.5 to bring you Steve Arsenault with guest artists Alecia Aichelle, Jamie Woodfin, and Amy Metcalfe.

Beer Garden

Michener Park | 5:00 pm – Midnight

18 and over only

Barn Hunt Fun Days

Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex, Arena 1 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Free

Barn Hunt is the new and quick-growing dog sport based on the traditional roles of many breeds in ridding farms and barns of destructive vermin.

Ball Tournament

Michener Park | Red Eye | Free for Observers

Team registrations required. Will play from Friday evening straight through until Sunday.

Drive-in Movie

Lionel’s No Frills Parking Lot | 10:30 pm – Midnight | $10 per car

Come watch Suicide Squad and relax in your car! In support of Big Brothers Big Sisters

Saturday Events

Ball Tournament

Michener Park | Red Eye | Free for Observers

Team registrations required. Will play from Friday evening straight through until Sunday.

Geocache Scavenger Hunt

Throughout the City | All Day | Free

Sign in at the LMC Info Booth from 11 am to 5 pm to get the coordinates to find the prizes! Available until prizes run out.

Pancake Breakfast

Gary Moe Auto Sportsplex, Curling Rink | 7:00 am – 10:00 am | $4

Enjoy a pancake breakfast before the parade! In support of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church building fundraiser.

Barn Hunt Fun Days

Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex, Arena 1 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm | Free

Barn Hunt is the new and quick-growing dog sport based on the traditional roles of many breeds in ridding farms and barns of destructive vermin.

Lacombe Days Parade

See map for parade route | 9:30 am | Free

New route this year!

Library Book Sale

LMC – Mary C. Moore Library | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Books $1 each or $5 for a grocery bag

Show and Shine

LMC North Parking Lot | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm | Free for Visitors

Art in the Garden

Michener House Museum | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm | Free

Art in the Garden is running all day long!

Blacksmithing Demonstrations

Blacksmith Shop Museum – 5020 49 St | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm | Free

A demo of heritage blacksmithing techniques and tours of the 115-year-old shop. Cedar Shingle brandings available by donation.

Michener House Museum Tour

5036 51 Street | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm | Free

Museum tours of Lacombe’s rich history, plus outdoor games, crafts, and refreshments!

Flatiron Museum Tour

5005 50 Street | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm | By Donation

Information and self-guided tours of the Lacombe Community Memory Project. Come and learn about sharing today’s memories with future generations.

Beer Garden

Michener Park | 10:00 am – Midnight

18 and over only

Lacombe Fire Hall BBQ and Open House

Fire Hall, 5211 50 Avenue | After Parade – 3:00 pm | $5

Join the fire department after the parade to enjoy a burger or hot dog and an open house with kids games – BBQ runs until the supplies run out! Proceeds to Big Brother Big Sisters and Mother Goose Playschool.

Horse and Carriage Rides

St. Andrew’s United Church, north of LMC | After Parade – 2:00 pm | $2 per person

Come and enjoy a horse and carriage ride in downtown Lacombe!

Dr. Von Houligan’s Carnival of Calamities

Michener Park | 11:00 am – 12:30 pm | Adult $10, Child (2-12 yrs) $5, Family $25

Join Dr. Von Houligan under the big top as he performs magic, feats of balancing, juggling, fire breathing and more! Show times: 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, 4:00 pm, 6:30 pm.

Rose & Lily Show Presented by Lacombe & District Garden Club

LMC – County Room | 11:00 am – 3:30 pm | Free

Lacombe Community Market

LMC | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm | Free

Local area, home-based vendor show and sale. Vendors can contact Wendy Buyar at 403-848-1367

Diabetes Canada Dumpster Drive and Painting

Rexall Parking Lot – 5010 53 St | 11:00 am – 5:00 pm | Free

Come and donate your recyclables and graffiti the dumpster!

Scavenger Hunt

Lacombe Legion 5138 49 St | 11:30 am – 1:30 pm | Free

Kids, come for a scavenger hunt hosted by the Lacombe Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Free hot dog lunch to follow (kids only please).

Art in the Park

LMC West Parking Lot | 11:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Free

Family arts and events indoors plus painting of community dumpsters.

Inflatable Fun

Michener Park | 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm | $10 for the day

Inflatable events for all ages including an obstacle course!

Lacombe 4H Country Fair

Ag Grounds | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Free, ice cream and snacks extra

Come see the 100 year history of 4-H in Alberta while finding out about their current projects. Farm yard olympics and and ice cream social!

Chalk Mural Competition at Michener House Museum

5036 51 Street | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | $1 per Frame

A drop-in competition. Anyone may vote on the chalk mural from 1-4 and the winners will be announced shortly after 4pm. No age restrictions, nor on the number of people who may participate on a single frame.

Dr. Von Houligan’s Carnival of Calamities

Michener Park | 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm | Adult $10, Child (2-12 yrs) $5, Family $25

Join Dr. Von Houligan under the big top as he performs magic, feats of balancing, juggling, fire breathing and more! Show times: 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, 4:00 pm, 6:30 pm.

Spread the Fitness Love

Echo Energy Stage, LMC | 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm | Free

This is the perfect time to get your fitness on – see what is out there and try some new classes! 1:00 pm – Fit Body Bootcamp, 1:45 pm – Pound, 2:30 pm – Crossfit Lacombe, 3:15 pm – Dancer’s Edge (Zumba, Country Heat & Hooping), 4:00 pm – Lacombe Yoga

Guided Walking Tours

5036 51 Street | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Free

Starting at the Michener House Museum, this walking tour will explore Lacombe’s rich history, fascinating architecture, and beautiful murals.

Dr. Von Houligan’s Carnival of Calamities

Michener Park | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm | Adult $10, Child (2-12 yrs) $5, Family $25

oin Dr. Von Houligan under the big top as he performs magic, feats of balancing, juggling, fire breathing and more! Show times: 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, 4:00 pm, 6:30 pm.

Soapy’s Free BBQ

4876 – 46 Street | 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Free

Dr. Von Houligan’s Carnival of Calamities

Michener Park | 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm | Adult $10, Child (2-12 yrs) $5, Family $25

Join Dr. Von Houligan under the big top as he performs magic, feats of balancing, juggling, fire breathing and more! Show times: 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, 4:00 pm, 6:30 pm.

Music at Michener

Michener Park | 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm | Free

Live music featuring Randi Boulton with guest band Sneeker!

Fireworks

Michener Park | 11:00 pm | Free

Sunday Events

Ball Tournament

Michener Park | Red Eye | Free for Observers

Team registrations required. Will play from Friday evening straight through until Sunday.

Geocache Scavenger Hunt

Throughout the City | All Day | Free

Sign in at the LMC Info Booth from 11 am to 5 pm to get the coordinates to find the prizes! Available until prizes run out.

Pancake Breakfast

ME Global Athletic Park – 5644 56 Ave | 8:30 am – 10:15 am | Free

Hosted by Woodynook Church

Barn Hunt Fun Days

Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex, Arena 1 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm | Free

Barn Hunt is the new and quick-growing dog sport based on the traditional roles of many breeds in ridding farms and barns of destructive vermin

Beer Garden

Michener Park | 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

18 and over only

Michener House Museum Tour

5036 51 Street | 10:00 am – 5: 00 pm | Free

Museum tours of Lacombe’s rich history.

Multidenominational Church Service

ME Global Athletic Park – 5644 56 Avenue | 10:30 am – 11:00 am | Free

Gather together for a city-wide service. Hosted by the Lacombe Ministerial Association.

Blacksmithing Demonstrations

Blacksmith Shop Museum – 5020 49 St | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm | Free

A demo of heritage blacksmithing techniques and tours of the 115-year-old shop. Cedar Shingle brandings available by donation.

Flatiron Museum Tour

5005 50 Street | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm | By Donation

Information and self-guided tours of the Lacombe Community Memory Project. Come and learn about sharing today’s memories with future generations.

Mac’s Free BBQ

Mac’s Store – 5001 – 52 Street | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm | Free

Central Alberta Draft Horse Pulling Club Horse Pull

Ag Grounds | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm | $5 (includes bottle of water)

Diabetes Canada Dumpster Drive and Painting

Rexall Parking Lot – 5010 53 St | 11:00 am – 5:00 pm | Free

Come and donate your recyclables and graffiti the dumpster!

Lacombe Community Market

LMC | 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Local area, home-based vendor show and sale. Vendors can contact Wendy Buyar at 403-848-1367

Kita No Taiko Japanese Drummers

LMC | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Free

Presented by The Rikubetsu Friendship Society of Lacombe. Their name means “Drums of the North.” Drummers from different cultural backgrounds share a love of drumming in this exciting and interesting musical performance.

Old Fashioned Penny Carnival

LMC – Front Lawn | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Free

Fun and games for ages 4 – 10

 

Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social

Morrison House Cafe, Back Lawn – 5331 51 Ave | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Free

Enjoy backyard games, bowls of ice cream and socializing. In case of rain, event will be held inside.

Locavore Lacombe

Lacombe Research and Development Centre | 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm | $35 in advance, $40 at the door

Come enjoy tastings of local produce prepared by professional chefs. Get your tickets at Mary C. Moore Library or by clicking on the link on the home page!

Lacombe Research and Development Centre Open House

Lacombe Research and Development Centre | 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Free

Come and see what the Lacombe Research and Development Centre is all about with an interactive open house! Explore the Passport to Research for your chance to win a door prize.

Children’s Movie

Best Western Banquet Room | 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm | Free

“Sing” will be playing. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver over 16 yr of age. Movie and popcorn are free but there is a $1.00 charge for beverage. Bring your blanket to sit on the floor.

Drevan Din BBQ Benefit

Wolf Creek Community Church | 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join the community for a BBQ, Silent Auction & Bouncy castles to raise money for a local family!

 

 

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2017 Events Listing Lacombe Days

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PARADE 2017 (July 29, 2017)

Everybody loves a parade, both young and young at heart. If you would like to enter the parade, get more information on our Festival Parade held Saturday morning, or for any other parade related inquiries please contact the Parade Coordinator. It costs nothing to enter! You can download our 2017 parade-entry-form and Waiver here or check out the NEW lacombe-days_parade-route if you just want to know where to relax and watch the excitement go by!

Lacombe Days reserves the right to disallow any images or materials. It is in the interest of the board to allow any organization to take part in the parade but will maintain a neutral, family-friendly atmosphere.

Volunteer!

We all know that many hands make light work! If you would like to volunteer in any  way to help make Lacombe Days a great success, please feel free to contact us or view our complete list of volunteer opportunities.

Sponsor!

We cannot make Lacombe Days happen without the generous support of our sponsors! If you are a business, group or individual and would like to help with a financial contribution, please see our Sponsorship Page.

Need more information?

If you would like more information or make comments to the organizing committee, please feel to contact us here! For Parade related inquires please contact the Parade Coordinator

New Vision and Growth Plan for Lacombe Days

Lacombe has a unique and valuable opportunity to create a special children’s festival that will engage visitors, increase revenue, and showcase Lacombe’s historic downtown. 

Imagine Lacombe’s Downtown fully animated with street performers, live stages, workshops, vendors, food and fun. Imagine the future of Lacombe Days!

Learn more about the vision for Lacombe Days through the Lacombe Days Tourism Event Growth Plan Presentation and Document.