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Over a dozen community groups help coordinate Red Deer Culture Days events and they are excited to put on this year’s event, happening all over town and all weekend long! From concerts and pop-up art galleries, to market festivals and barn raisings, the many teams have been working hard to organize a great weekend of fun for everyone!

Come out and join us! September 27 – 29, 2019!

FRIDAY
Senior’s Breakfast with Art Exhibition, 8:30am – 1pm at the Golden Circle
Live Music at The Hub on Ross, 1 – 3 pm
Multicultural Art, Fashion, Music, Movin’ & Munchies at The Hub on Ross, 4 – 6 pm
“With Love” Visual Art Exhibition at Artribute Art School, 212-4836 Ross St (Old Court House), 5 pm – 8 pm
Welcome to our World, Maple Room at Central Alberta Refugee Effort, 5000 Gaetz Avenue 11am – 3pm

SATURDAY
Culture Services Venue, 5205 48 Avenue :
Indigenous Culture and Urban Aboriginal Voices Peace Camp, Gary W Harris Celebration Plaza, 11am-4pm
Pop-Up Art Gallery Show & Sale, 11 am – 4 pm (organized by the Red Deer Arts Council & Central Alberta Retired Teachers’ Association)
Kids’ Art Activity! – 11 am – 4 pm
Celebration of Dance & Culture – 11 am – 3 pm (organized by Country Pride Dance Club and Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society)
Bard in a Box by Prime Stock Theatre, 3pm – 4pm

Cronquist House Venue:
Meet the Brontë Sisters Literary Tea Party, 1 pm – 4 pm (organized by Red Deer Public Library, Prime Stock Theatre, Central Alberta Refugee Effort, & Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society)
The Tweed Ride & Interactive Sessions around town – starts at the Red Deer Public Library, Downtown Branch, 11 am

Downtown Red Deer Venues:
Family Fun Storytime – Red Deer Public Library, Downtown Branch 1 pm, All ages
International Artists around Downtown Red Deer:
Visit our diverse spaces where our immigrant artists will be found in every corner of Red Deer, sharing their artistic talents at several local businesses around town.
-Ahad Armin, a wonderful musician from Iran will be playing traditional folk music on the tambour, at Chronicles Café on September 28th from1pm – 2pm.
-Hassan Tahir from Iraq will be playing classical music on the lute at Sunworks from 11.30am – 1pm on September 28th
-Elena Rousseau from Romania will be reading her poetry at the Red Deer Public Library, downtown from 2pm – 3pm

Film presentations by Motion Picture Arts at the Welikoklad Event Centre, 4922 49 Street, 1pm – 3pm
Selected Works from the Red Deer College Permanent Art Collection – Welikoklad Event Centre, 1 – 3pm
Interactive Community Street Art – 11am – 4pm, 4916 50 St, formerly the Red Boar Smokery on Ross Street. Volunteer Central asks, “What does community mean to you?”

Museum & Heritage Square Venue:
Norwegian Laft Hus Open House, Heritage Square, 4402 47 Avenue, 10 am – 4 pm
MAGnificent Saturday Presents: Picasso Monsters – Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, 4525 47 A Avenue, 1 pm – 4 pm
Your Rare Opportunity to Tour Behind the Scenes – Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, 4525 47 A Avenue, 1 pm – 4 pm
Central Alberta Theatre presents CATena! a preview of the upcoming season – Memorial Centre, 4214 58 Street, Doors open at 5pm, Tours start at 6pm, Show starts at 7:30pm

SUNDAY
Garlic City Market Festival – Piper Creek Restoration Agriculture Project, 40th Avenue

Our Partners: Red Deer College Arts Centre & Red Deer College, Red Deer’s Public and Catholic Schools, Red Deer Public Library, City of Red Deer Culture Services Division, Central Alberta Retired Teachers Association, Red Deer Visual Artists, Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society, Central Alberta Immigrant Women’s Association, Central Alberta Refugee Effort (CARE), The Hub on Ross, Dance Committee led by Country Pride Dance Club, ReThink Red Deer, Red Deer Downtown Business Association, Red Deer Symphony Orchestra, Central Alberta Film Festival Society, Prime Stock Theatre, Norwegian Laft Hus, Central Alberta Theatre, Red Deer Native Friendship Society, Artribute Art School, Urban Aboriginal Voices, Association Canadienne-française de l’Alberta, and Volunteer Central.

Event Dates

Dates Times
September 27, 2019 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
September 28, 2019 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
September 29, 2019 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Venue Details

There are four main hubs on Saturday, but there are events happening all around Red Deer:
Friday
The HUB on Ross (4936 50 Street)
Artribute Art School (4919 49 Street Unit 203)
Central Alberta Refugee Effort’s Maple Room (5000 Gaetz Avenue)
The Golden Circle (4620 47A Avenue)

Saturday – Multiple/Various events throughout the day at these venues:
Hub 1 – City of Red Deer Culture Services (the old Central Intermediate School) 5205 48 Avenue (inside & outside)
Hub 2 – Museum & Art Gallery and Norwegian Laft Hus at Heritage Square, 4525 47A Avenue
Hub 3 – The Cronquist House, Bower Ponds, 4707 Fountain Drive
Hub 4 – Downtown: Red Deer Public Library’s Snell Auditorium, Chronicles Comics & Café, Sunworks Living, and more!

Sunday
The Piper Creek Restoration Agriculture Project, SW34-37-27W4, 40 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 2T3

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