Thursday, February 12, 2009

EVENTS 2009

March 2009

March 15: Blackfoot Language at Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump
11am - 3pm
No Fee

March 20th and 27th “Help for Hurried Parents”
Hosted by The Group Group Youth (GGY) Society
Two evenings of presentation, discussion, questions and answers for parents of young children, at the Baptist Church next to the Fire Hall. $10 registration per evening includes pizza, child care from infant to Grade Three, and a 1 ½ hour session for parents. Phone 403 627-4518 or email daykm@telus.net by March 17th to register.


March 20th, 21st, 22nd, 2009: Ranchland Mall Trade Show
contact Invictus for more information 403-627-2715


March 22 : Food Sampling & First Nations Cinema at Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump
10am & 1pm

Saturday, March 28, 2009 Sugar Shack - Cabane a Sucre at Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village
Welcome to the Sugar Shack, A Celebration of our
French Canadian Heritage featuring traditional food and music. This event will be open to the public. Admission includes brunch. Adults $12.00 Children (12 years and younger) $8.00
Maximum 150 tickets, sold at museum. First come first serve.


March 29: Hike to the Drive Lanes at Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump
11am - 3pm


Canadian Series Freestyle Competition @ Castle Mountain Resort
Alpenland Demo Days @ Castle Mountain Resort
Spring Festival Alpenland Demo Days @ Castle Mountain Resort

April 2009

Spring Festival Alpenland Demo Days @ Castle Mountain Resort

April 3, 2009 Friday
6:00pm
Garden Jewel – Enhancing your yard for Communities In Bloom
An evening of information tips on how to make your yard a garden jewel, and the best tree choices for our area. This will help everyone prepare for the 2009 CIB Judges. Slide show, guest speaker, door prize.
Tickets: $25.00 non-members $20.00 members. Pre-register
Instructor: Diana Calder.
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April 4, 2009
Fran's Basket Cases
@ Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village
10am-3pm Basket Making Workshop –This will be a fun and productive day of learning how to make your own woven-willow baskets. Supplies are included. $35 per person, please pre-register as the space is limited. Bring a lunch. Instructor: Francis Cyr.. For more information contact Toni.
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April 17, 2009 Friday, 6:00pm
Spring planting workshop
Tips on starting your plants from seed. When, what and how to plant and tips on the best choices for trees in our area. Tickets $25.00 pre-register.
Instructor: Diana Calder.
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May 2009

May 8th, 2009 Friday, 6:30pm to 8:30pm-

Author Talk and Book Signing

Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village

Admission is free

Featuring three books and authors.

A Hong Kong Diary Revisited - The Family Remembers -The touching diary of Lieutenant Corrigan during his time as a soldier and a P.O.W. during the 1940s. The Corrigan Sisters add the reflections of a family coping without a father, and the readjustments to him coming home.

Washing at the Creek - Author Frances Riviere was born during the Depression and raised in rural Alberta. As a memoir of her early years, is both a clear-eyed document of a hardscrabble life in the '30s and '40s and a deep exploration of family tensions, great challenges and growing strength.

The History That Almost Wasn't - Chronicles of Pincher Creeks Ill-Fated Railway History Farley Wuth details the trials and tribulations of the coming of the railways to this area from the 1890s till WWI.



May 14, 2009
(Thursday)
Makin' Magic with John Kaplan
at the Livingstone School in Lundbreck
sponsored by the Cowley Lions
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May 22
International Day for Biological Diversity
The theme this year is Biodiversity and Invasive Alien Species! Check out the website below.
http://www.cbd.int/invasive/
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May 29-30
Rocky Mountain Rally

June 2009

June 22 to September 7, 2009
Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village
Annora Brown/Gordon Crighton
Gallery Showcase
Four showings of Annora Brown "Brush Strokes and Lens Views"
by Joyce Sasse. This play will also be performed during the Waterton Wildflower Festival on Saturday June 20th 2009 in the United Church in Waterton National Park.


Waterton Wildflower Festival
June 13-21, 2009
More than two dozen educational courses on wildflowers, plants and ecosystems, art exhibits; workshops on photography and art, and evening slide shows and local entertainment.

June 19-21:
Cowboy Poetry The Gathering
For more information call: Eileen 403 627-2207


Heritage Acres Chuckwagon Cookout


July 2009

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 10:30am to 3pm
Canada Day Celebrations
Admission is free. Flag raising and flag waving, music and games, this is a day of celebration and showing your pride! Including a performance of Annora Brown-Interpreter of the Foothills.
Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village

July, 2009 10am to 6pm
Artists on Vacation in the Village
Regular admission applies. Artists enjoying our grounds and getting inspiration from the beautiful surroundings. Date to be announced, artists welcome!

July 15th to August 15th: Annora Brown/George Crighton Galley Showcase @ Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village

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Rum Runner Days & Thunder in the Valley (Crowsnest Pass)

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July 25: Pincher Creek Garden Tour
starting @
Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village
Back for another year, we tour some of the lovely gardens of the Pincher Creek area.
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July 25: Pincher Creek Show and Shine
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July 24-26, 2009
The Great Canadian Barn Dance Presents:
The Family Music Festival
Blue Grass & Classic Country Music Festival

Featuring:
Gary Fjellgaard & Valdy
Trace Bundy , Buckshot and Benny the Bear, The Abrams Brothers
Rhonda Kunkel, Anne Shields, Kayla Patrick
Great Canadian Barn Dance All Star Band


Visit The Great Canadian Barn Dance website for more.

Call Toll Free
1-866-626-3407

barndance@gcbd.ca

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August 2009

August 1-3: Antique Sale @ Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village 25 different vendors will be on site from across Alberta.

August15, 2009 Steele Scouts in The Village
@ Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village
Regular admission applies. After the parade, the Steele Scouts will be on site doing horse drills and demonstrations. Come see some of Alberta’s History come alive!

July 15th to August 15th: Annora Brown/George Crighton Galley Showcase @ Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village

August 14th, 15th and 16th: Pincher Creek Fair and Rodeo

August 15, 15, and 16th: Ranchland Mall Trade Show



Aug 22-23: Miniature Horse Chuckwagon Races, Remington Carriage Museum, Cardston


Whoop Up Days (Lethbridge)

Teddy Bear Picnic @ the PincherCreek Co-op Mall

September 2009

September 19th: Harvest Festival @ Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village A day of old fashioned fun and festivities. Including a performance of Annora Brown-Interpreter of the Foothills.

October 2009


October 31 Halloween Howl @ Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village
Safe Halloween fun for the little ones, stories, games and inside fun, as well as door to door trick or treating to our historic cabins, weather permitting.


November 2009

December 2009

Christmas Festival @ Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village

Please note that some of these events are subject to change.
Call us at 403-627-3684 if you require further information.