Carberry Heritage Festival 2014 Events

DAUPHIN OCTOBER PICTURES 124 Here’s the final line-up for the festival in Carberry. Events are free unless noted.

Friday August 8 Events  

9-5 pm Fri. & Sat. The Seton Centre, 116 Main St. open, by donation.  

1-6 pm Fri., 10-5 pm Sat. Carberry Plains Museum, 520 4th Ave., open, $5 admission includes tour inside gingerbread house.

All day Fri. & Sat. Carberry C of C contest for best heritage store window display along Main.

1:00-1:50 pm: Walking tour of Carberry Cemetery with Muriel McPhail. Meet at cemetery 1 mile north on Fanny St.

2:00-3:30 pm: Old-fashioned Strawberry Social at Drop-In Centre, 132 Main St. Sponsored by Carberry Plains Museum. $5. admission.

2:00-5:00 pm: Camp Hughes historical display in Carberry Legion, 25 Main St.

3:00-4:00 pm: Walking Tour of Main Street Heritage District with Carberry archivist Val Andrey. 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 9 Events

9:00-5:00 pm: Carberry Plains Museum, 520 4th & The Seton Centre, 116 Main St. are both open, see Friday Events.

11:00 am: Tillie Harpelle, yodeller & guitarist performs at south end of Main St.

11:00-3:00 pm: Horse-drawn carriage rides through the town’s historic past, century houses & churches. Great family experience! Adults $5, Youth under 12 $3. Meet at gingerbread house, 510 4th Ave.

11:00-3:00 pm: Kid Zone activities: clay sculpture, face painting, picnic games, much more, south end of Main St.

11:00-5:00 pm: Manitoba Muzzleloaders will display their long guns, lifestyle & provide top-of-the-hour volleys. Next to old Town Hall, 122 Main St.

11:00-5:00 pm: Flea market/antiques with seven dealers. At Offbeat n Antiques, 135 Main St.

11:00-4:00 pm: Heritage breeds of live animals and birds & wool spinning with Jerry Oliver at Heritage Park, 3rd & Main. Sponsored by Rare Breeds Canada.

11:00-5:00 pm: Antique quilt show in our historic old Town Hall, 122 Main Street.

All day: Buskers, artisans, crafters, stylists and performers along Main St. Please support our vendors.

All day: Admire the vintage vehicles & machinery parked in the CVM Cafe parking lot.

11:30-1:30: Naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton’s 154th birthday party with beefalo burgers, cake, drinks & fixings at Seton Centre. Sponsored by The Seton Centre. Prices vary.

1:00-1:50 pm: Walking tour of Carberry Cemetery with Muriel McPhail. Meet at cemetery 1 mile north on Fanny St.

1:00-4:30: Laura Reeves, botanist & wild plant harvester will demo cooking with edible wild plants including free tasting. At The Seton Centre, 116 Main St.

1:00-2:00 & 3:00-4:00 pm: Walking tours of Main Street Heritage District with Carberry archivist Val Andrey. Meet at Heritage Park, 3rd & Main St.

2:00-4:00 pm: Graham Somers with WW2 display next to Legion, 25 Main.

2:30-3:15: Don’t miss this! Christina the Crazy Hooper, as seen on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, will perform followed by a hoop workshop. South Main St.

3:30-4:15 pm: A family fun workshop about songwriting with singer/songwriter Sheena Grobb. South end of Main St.

4:15-5 pm: Morgan Keachie workshop on chiptune music using sound chips from vintage computers & games, South Main.

7:00-9:30 pm: Concert by Sheena Grobb & band. Opening act Celtic music by Becky Nikolaisen & band at Carberry Community Hall, 224 2nd Ave. Tickets: $10 for adults, $6 for youth under 12. Snack at break. Sponsored by McCain Canada.

Carberry is an hour and half west of Winnipeg on the Trans Canada Highway.

For the latest info on our next festival check out http://www.carberryheritagefestival.com

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