2016

Avonlea Badlands Tour

Come down to Avonlea Heritage Museum and experience a 2 kilometre hike in the Badlands of Avonlea. This guided tour will teach you about the natural history of the area, recent fossil discoveries, and the animals and plants around you. Not to mention the beautiful scenery!

If you would like to make a day of it, join us for the Dirt Hills Archaeological Tour in the afternoon as well.

September 3, 2016 - 9:30am

Dirt Hills Archeological Tour

Attend this u-drive guided tour (about 60 kilometres roundtrip) to archaeological sites on private land in the Avonlea area. First, we visit the Ridgway Man Effigy to learn about stone formations and local history there. The tour continues to the Dirt Hills to see the Claybank Ceremonial Circle. Visitors learn about celestial alignments on the solstices and learn how this circle is like Stonehenge. We thank local landowners for allowing us to visit these sites. High clearance vehicles recommended. Meet at the museum.

September 3, 2016 - 1:30pm

Avonlea Badlands Shadows Tour

Attend this evening guided tour to the Avonlea Badlands and see what all the fuss is about. You must be able to walk 2 kilometers. Meet at museum.

September 9, 2016 - 6:00pm

Fall Supper

Come to the Avonlea Community Hall for some delicious home cooking.

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October 30, 2016 - 5:00pm

Hamburger Hotdog Day

Come down for burgers and hotdogs! Sponsored by Watson Seeds Ltd.

September 9, 2016 - 11:30am

Geology Presentation

TO BE RESCHEDULED Please stay tuned...

Geology ROCKS! Tks Emma! Attend this presentation by Dr. Don Kent and members of the University of Regina's Geology Dept. to learn more about the geology in this area.

August 30, 2016 - 4:00pm

Avonlea Badlands

Explore the fabulous Avonlea Badlands, a geological wonder that continues to inspire hikers, photographers and naturalists. Now we offer scheduled tours on Saturday mornings, evening shadow tours, early morning with a focus on birds, and nighttime photography tours. Learn more about these tours.

June 28, 2016 - 9:00am

Museum Bridge Tournament

Our bridge tournament is held at the Friendly Neighbours, 206 Main St. Call Bernice for details 306-868-2156.

June 11, 2016 - 9:30am

Dirt Hills Solstice Tour

**  CANCELLED - due to poor weather conditions **

June 21, 2016 - 7:30pm

Arrowheads to Wheatfields Recognize Avonlea Lions

Arrowheads to Wheatfields

a celebration of our pioneers

Saturday, July 23, 2016

 

Join us as we recognize the Avonlea Lions club and help show appreciation for their 50 years of service in our community.

  • walk down memory lane
  • music by Dalrymples
  • beer garden
  • visit with friends and neighbours
  • browse the Avonlea Market
  • BBQ lunch
  • kids games
  • Visit Tootsie the Clown
  • Badland tour
July 23, 2016 - 11:00am

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