2017

Milky Way PhotoTour at Avonlea Badlands Jul 22

Take advantage of this near dark sky location with very little light pollution to photograph the stars. This is a guided tour to the Avonlea Badlands in the dark. Bring a flashlight or head lamp (preferred), tripod, and camera capable of long exposures. You must be able to carry your gear 2km over uneven terrain. Tour lasts about 2 hours. Call 306-868-2101 to confirm availablility.

July 22, 2017 - 11:30pm to July 23, 2017 - 1:30am

Chris Attrell Beginner Photo Class

We are excited to have famous SK photographer, Chris Attrell, teaching photography for beginners at the museum! Only $35 for 90 minutes! Limited number of spots. See Saskphotos.ca and his Facebook page! Call the museum at 306-868-2101 to register or email info@avonleamuseum.ca

July 7, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

Dirt Hills Solstice Tour

Learn some local history at archaeological sites on this tour in the rolling Dirt Hills near Avonlea. U-drive this guided, 60 km roundtrip from the museum (high-clearance vehicle recommended). Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the prairie at the Man Effigy while stunning views from the Claybank Ceremonial Circle leave you breathless. Visitors learn about celestial alignments at summer and winter solstices and how this large stone circle is like Stonehenge.

June 18, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

Market Day & BBQ Jun 24

You never know what you’ll find at our street fair/trade show/farmers market. BBQ lunch available.  If you would like to set up a table and sell your products, let us know by the Thursday before and we will add you to the list of vendors.

June 24, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm

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 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 are introduced to recently discovered celestial alignments on the summer and winter solstice and learn how this circle is like Stonehenge. Combine this with the tour to the Avonlea Badlands in the morning.

July 8, 2017 - 1:00pm

Badland Shadows Tour

Enjoy this picturesque landscape with rich evening light and cooler temperatures. Volunteer guides lead you to favourite locations in the Avonlea Badlands. You must be able to walk 2km over uneven terrain. Call 306-868-2101 to confirm availablility.

June 6, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Friends of the Museum Tea

Calling all friends of the museum! Join us for tea, coffee and goodies this afternoon. We will be showing a video of a barn dance from one of George and Vera Donison's anniversary - were you there?

August 24, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Avonlea Badlands Tour

RESCHEDULED TO: JULY 16, AT 7:00PM-9:00PM Come down to Avonlea Heritage Museum and experience the Badlands of Avonlea. The guided tours 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! You must be able to walk 2 km over uneven terrain. Call 306-868-2101 or info@avonleamuseum.ca to confirm availability.

July 16, 2017 -
2:30pm to 4:30pm

Avonlea Badlands Tour

Come down to Avonlea Heritage Museum and experience the Badlands of Avonlea. The guided tours 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! You must be able to walk 2 km over uneven terrain. Call 306-868-2101 or info@avonleamuseum.ca to confirm availability.

August 26, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:30am

Avonlea Badlands Tour

Come down to Avonlea Heritage Museum and experience the Badlands of Avonlea. The guided tours 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! You must be able to walk 2 km over uneven terrain. Call 306-868-2101 or info@avonleamuseum.ca to confirm availability.

August 19, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:30am

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