Join us for the 8th Annual Culture & Harvest Festival.

The Lacombe Culture and Harvest Festival is an annual festival that celebrates agricultural heritage and showcases the arts & culture of our lively, vibrant and diverse community.  The festival runs in conjunction with National Culture Days and Alberta Culture Days, September 27-29, 2019, and features 30+ activities and events.

A special thank you to our sponsors and program partners who make this festival possible.

It takes many individuals to assist with a festival of this size, if you are interested in volunteering during the Lacombe Culture and Harvest Festival please contact Angel or Wendy at 403-782-1046 or email info@lacombetourism.com.

WHEN & WHERE:

September 27-29th, 2019
Various Locations throughout Lacombe

ORGANIZED BY:

Angelique Hand and Wendy Buyar
Phone: (403) 782-1046

Email: info@lacombetourism.com

Festival Schedule 2019

Friday, September 27th

TIME                    EVENT

9:00am-1:00pm             Lacombe Farmer’s Market – Local area vendors selling various products-Michener Park

9:00am-5:00pm             Scarecrow Competition and Scavenger Hunt-Various Participating Businesses

1, 3 & 5pm                     Blindman Brewing – Tours and information on the art of Craft Brewing

7:00pm-9:00pm            Central Alberta Film Festival-Presentation of local 2019 Film Favourites- County Room, Lacombe Memorial Centre

7:00pm-9:00pm             Donut Dipping Demonstration- Oodles of Chocolates

8:00pm-10:00pm           Outdoor Movie Night Kraay Family Farm Outdoor movie night- Kraay Family Farm

  

  

Saturday, September 28th

TIME                    EVENT

8:00am-10:00am           Country Harvest Breakfast – Lacombe Vintage Machinery Club- Agricultural Grounds

9:00am-1:00pm            Open House & Farm Museum open for viewing-Lacombe Vintage Machinery Club, Agricultural Grounds

9:00am-4:00pm            Scarecrow Competition and Scavenger Hunt- Various Participating Businesses

10:00am-4:00pm           Michener House Museum – Self guided tours – Michener House Museum

10:00am & 1:00pm        Facility Tour of the Pentagon Farm Centre- Pentagon Farm Centre

10:00am-4:00pm           The Lacombe Market & Kids Zone with Crafts for all ages-Centennial Room, Lacombe Memorial Centre

10:00am-4:00pm           Spinning Circle – Demonstration of wool spinning & finished projects- Pavilion, Agricultural Grounds

10:00am-4:00pm           Central Alberta Woodworkers & Woodturners Exhibit & Demos- Pavilion, Agricultural Grounds

10:00am-4:00pm           Lacombe Lapidary & Handicraft Guild Displays & Demos- Pavilion, Agricultural Grounds

10:00am-4:00pm           Fused Glass Art Exhibit & Demonstrations-Pavilion, Agricultural Grounds

10:00am-4:00pm           Heritage Livestock Poultry Breeds Exhibit-Agricultural Grounds

10:00am-4:00pm            Bead/Stone Bracelet Making-Lacombe Memorial Centre

10:00am-4:00pm           Horse Drawn Wagon Rides of historic downtown Lacombe- Lacombe Memorial Centre, Parking Lot

10:00am-1:00pm           Pottery Making Demonstrations- Heart Works Studio, Downtown Lacombe

10:00am-4:00pm           Vintage Photo Booth-Take selfies in period costumes at the Michener House Museum

10:00am-4:00pm           Self Guided Mural Tour & Art Walk-Pick up information Brochure at the Flatiron Building

10:00am-4:00pm            Blacksmith Shop Museum -Demonstrations and guided tours- Blacksmith Shop Museum

10:30am                         Old Time Threshing Demonstrations- Agricultural Grounds

11:00am                         Old Time Saw Mill Demonstrations- Agricultural Grounds

11:00am-12:00pm          Magic Show with Magician Kyle Key- County Room, Lacombe Memorial Centre

11:00am-1:00pm            Musical Performances in the Fireside Lounge, Lacombe Memorial Centre

11:00am-1:00pm            Youth Drop In Dance Fun-Lacombe Performing Arts Centre

11:00am-3:00pm            Sundarata Naturals Exhibit & Demos-Healthfitters Downtown Lacombe

11:00am-4:00pm            Quilt Show and Exhibit-Lacombe Performing Arts Centre

12:00pm-3:00pm           Children’s Face Painting- Pavilion, Agricultural Grounds

1, 3 & 5:00pm                Blindman Brewing Tasting & Tours -Info on the art of Craft Brewing

1:00pm                           Facility Tour of the Pentagon Farm Centre- Pentagon Farm Centre

1:00pm                           Traditional Medicinals-Ancestral Eating, Heritage Bone Broth Making-Healthfitters

1:00pm                           Native Dancers from Maskwacis- Lacombe Memorial Centre Garden & Stage

1:00pm-4:00pm             Instrument Zoo, County Room, Lacombe Memorial Centre

2:00pm                          Exhibit Opening- The Forgotten Moccasins Photo Project by Tom Baril, LMC

2:30pm                          Indigenous Wisdom Sharing, Story Time-Lacombe Memorial Centre

4:00pm                          Standard Bred Horse Racing- The Track on 2

7:00pm                          Free Music Concert-Lacombe Performing Arts Centre

 

Sunday. September 29th

TIME                     EVENT

8:00am-10:00am           Country Harvest Breakfast – Lacombe Vintage Machinery Club- Agricultural Grounds

9:00am-1:00pm            Open House & Farm Museum open for viewing- Vintage Machinery Club, Agricultural Grounds

10:00am-4:00pm           Michener House Museum – Self guided tours – Michener House Museum

10:00am-4:00pm           Blacksmith Shop Museum -Demonstrations and guided tours- Blacksmith Shop Museum

10:00am-4:00pm           Horse Drawn Wagon Rides of historic downtown Lacombe- Lacombe Memorial Centre Parking Lot

10:00am-3:00pm           Central Alberta Woodworkers & Woodturners, Exhibit & Demos- Pavilion, Agricultural Grounds

10:00am-3:00pm           Lacombe Lapidary & Handicraft Guild Displays & Demos- Pavilion, Agricultural Grounds

10:00am-3:00pm           Fused Glass Art Exhibit and Demonstrations- Pavilion, Agricultural Grounds

10:00am-3:00pm           Spinning Circle, Demonstration of wool spinning & finished projects- Pavilion, Agricultural Grounds

11:00am-4:00pm           Mom2Mom Event – Market, Kids Crafts, Info, Resources & more-Centennial Room, Lacombe Memorial Centre

11:00am-4:00pm           Kids Bench Show Exhibits-Lacombe Memorial Centre

12:00pm-3:00pm           Children’s Face Painting- Pavilion, Agricultural Grounds

12:00pm-4:00pm          Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations-Agricultural Grounds

1:00pm-3:00pm             Musical Performances at the Fireside Lounge in the Lacombe Memorial Centre

1:00pm-5:00pm             Open Mic Karaoke Fun- County Room, Lacombe Memorial Centre

Lacombe Culture & Harvest Festival Photo Gallery