Friday, May 3, 2019 - 10:00pm to Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 2:00am

Meet at Long Creek Golf and Country Club's Clubhouse and watch famous Saskatchewan photographer, Colin Chatfield's presentation about night photography. Afterward, we will be shooting on the golf course and milky way at the Avonlea Badlands. All this for only $50/person. Bring a flashlight or headlamp, tripod, camera capable of long exposures, and warm 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!


Our museum was featured on a podcast by SaskScapes! Kevin Power interviews Tanner, Micah, Jaida, Cathy and Darlene about the goings on at Avonlea Heritage Museum. You can listen to it by clicking the triangular play button below:

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Bring your collectable vehicle to display and enjoy the day with friends. People's Choice awards with prizes. Beef-on-a-Bun lunch is available, live entertainment on the deck, beer garden.  Market vendors:

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 3:00pm to 8:00pm

Attend this informative workshop led by SK's premiere timelapse photographer, Notanee Bourassa. 

  • 3-5pm workshop in Avonlea Heritage Museum - Learn how to achieve timelapse photography. Notanee will explain camera methods, post processing batches and final assembly. Discussion about astro calculations.
  • 5-6pm Break for supper
  • 6-8pm Guided hike into the Avonlea Badlands to catch moonrise and sunset on the Autumnal Equinox

Only $50 per person! Book now as spaces are limited. Please use email to book as our phone will soon be disconnected until next spring. Photographers should bring:

  • Camera
  • Tripod
  • Flashlight or headlamp (preferred) with red filter (preferred)
  • Warm clothing
  • Good walking footwear
  • Backpack (recommended)
  • Notebook or laptop for taking notes (optional)
  • Intervalometer or remote trigger (optional)
  • extra battery/card (optional)

** Please note that the hike into the Avonlea Badlands is 2 kilometres roundtrip and we will have to carry our gear. But the results are worth it!

Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Hike into the Avonlea Badlands with members of the Native Plant Society of Saskatchewan. Learn about native prairie plants from these expert botanists.

Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Join us for this informative, guided 2 kilometer hike in the spectacular Avonlea Badlands. Learn about plants, animals, dinosaurs that made this their home as well as geological formations. You enter private land with permission.

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Come to the museum for our final bbq fundraiser! As always, featuring Harvest meats!

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

 Vendors: Charlene Reider-Forrest- Fresh smoked beef jerkey, various jams, more chokecherry syrup and jelly, cookies, butterhorns, cinnamon buns, bacon wrapped jalapenos and stuffed baked potatoes, wooden crafts; Charles Sudom- Canteloupe, watermelon, strawberry, spuds, cukes; 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.

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

We are serving up ice cream treats on our summer student's last day of work! $3 Waffle Cone or bowl

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Come to Avonlea Heritage Museum and experience 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 exquisite scenery! If you are able to walk 2 kilometres over uneven prairie, give us a call at 306-868-2101 or email to confirm availability.  Read more about our Avonlea Badland Tours. Also, visit vendors at our Market in the museum parking lot from 11:00am - 1:00pm. Barbecued hamburgers and hotdogs will be available.