2019

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Come and browse the merchandise in our Market on Main. Vendors sell their products under the shade of the big poplar at the end of Main St. in Avonlea. You never know what will be available, so check it out. Homemade hamburgers, curly fries and hotdogs will be available as a museum fundraiser. You could make a morning of it and also sign up for a hike to the Avonlea Badlands from 9:30-11:30.

July 20, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Market on Main 0713

Come and browse the merchandise in our Market on Main. Vendors sell their products under the shade of the big poplar at the end of Main St. in Avonlea. You never know what will be available, so check it out. Homemade hamburgers, curly fries and hotdogs will be available as a museum fundraiser. You could make a morning of it and also sign up for a hike to the Avonlea Badlands from 9:30-11:30.

July 13, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Steak Night at Long Creek

Join us at beautiful Long Creek Golf & Country Club for a delicious steak dinner or hamburger.

July 26, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Avonlea Badlands 0701

Here's your chance to see the Avonlea Badlands in person. This 2 kilometre hike with hoodoos, erosion, and buttes is fun for the whole family. More information here. Call the museum to book your spot! 306-868-2101 

July 1, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:30am

50/50 Raffle

We have a 50/50 raffle this summer! The prize could be up to $2500 if all the tickets are sold. You can get yours in Avonlea at the museum, Radius Credit Union, Nelson Motors, Nelson GM, Genesis Co-op and from museum directors. A winner will be drawn during our 6th Annual Show & Shine on August 10, 2019.

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Doc Dunnet Day

Who was Doc Dunnet? He was the medical doctor for Avonlea and district from 1912-1957. The museum is researching this most respectable character of our history. You can take part in the festivities during afternoon tea at 2pm, or celebrate with us at the wine & cheese at 7:30pm. We encourage you to come dressed from his era, or perhaps enter his look-a-like contest and enjoy the festivities!

July 18, 2019 - 2:00pm

Night Photography with Colin Chatfield

Meet at Avonlea Heritage Museum and watch famous Saskatchewan photographer, Colin Chatfield's presentation about night photography. Afterward, we will be hiking to the Avonlea Badlands to shoot the night sky. All this for only $50/person. Bring a flashlight or headlamp, tripod, camera capable of long exposures, and appropriate clothing. You must be able to carry your gear 2 kilometres. There are a limited number of spots, so contact the museum to book yours today. Hope to see you there!

August 31, 2019 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm

Dirt Hills Hike

This is a U-drive, 32 km roundtrip from the museum to native prairie pasture. Once there, we will hike 1.5 km roundtrip on beautiful native prairie to see the sacred Effigy of Man. Please remember to bring walking shoes, a hat, water, sunscreen and insect repellant.

June 15, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Market on Main

Come and browse the merchandise in our Market on Main. Vendors sell their products under the shade of the big poplar at the end of Main St. in Avonlea. You never know what will be available, so check it out. Hamburgers and Hotdogs will be available as a museum fundraiser. You could make a morning of it and also sign up for a hike to the Avonlea Badlands from 9:30-11:30.Vendors: (your name and products here)

June 29, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

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