Experience the exceptional entertainment offered at Bower Ponds this weekend with your family and friends! This popular recreation area is a gorgeous park full of attractions with wildlife observation opportunities, a playground area for children, a concession and patio for dining and relaxation, amphitheater shows and access to Red Deer’s trail system.
Become enchanted by live theatre at the Bard on Bower Festival! Come along with your family, bring your lawn chairs or a cozy blanket, and delight in the performance of the talented folks from the Prime Stock Theatre.
Henry IV | Friday, July 14, 2023 (7 pm – 9 pm) Henry IV | Saturday, July 15, 2023 (2 pm – 4 pm) As You Like It | Saturday, July 15, 2023 (7 pm – 9 pm) As You Like It | Sunday, July 16, 2023 (2 pm – 4 pm)
Come enjoy the Backyard BBQ at Bower Place! The event supports the Aspire Special Needs Resources Centre and offers mouthwatering burgers and drinks for attendees to enjoy. In addition to the delicious food, there is a mini market featuring unique goods from the Bower Place Shopping Centre and other vendors. Food trucks are also present, serving delectable desserts throughout the day while local musicians enhance the atmosphere.
Website: www.bowerplace.com When: Saturday, July 15, 2023 (11 am – 4 pm) Where: Bower Place West Lot – Hudson's Bay Company (4900 Molly Banister Drive, Red Deer, AB)
Take a stroll through the urban community of Capstone and enjoy an evening of shopping and entertainment. This pop-up market features over 50 one-of-a-kind artisan vendors, creators, and producers with food trucks and live entertainment. Highlighting the picturesque riverscape, this market offers a unique experience for all.
Join the community of Lacombe in this year's Lacombe Days celebrations! Kicking off with a parade, this weekend full of fun features markets, barbecues, fireworks, live entertainment, pancake breakfasts, and more! Don't miss out on this annual festival showcasing the beautiful city of Lacombe!
On display at the Flatiron Building Museum from July 14 to September 16, 2023, the Lacombe Museum presents Repurpose: Artists Showcase. Artists were asked to create or submit a finished piece, utilizing techniques from mixed media to self-portraiture and others, reflecting the 2023 theme of Repurpose.
Website: www.lacombemuseum.com When: Friday, July 14, 2023 Where: Flatiron Building Museum (5005 50 Ave, Lacombe, AB)
Indulge in a culinary journey with Smokey’s Southern BBQ food truck, offering an authentic Southern-style meal on wheels. Savour the mouthwatering aromas and flavours of the best southern BBQ you’ve ever had and embark on a tantalizing adventure through the heart and soul of Southern cuisine.
Website: www.redhartbrewing.ca When: Saturday, July 15, 2023, at 12 pm (noon) Where: Red Hart Brewing (#112 - 488 McCoy Dr, Red Deer, AB)
Join talented local artists in Capstone as they teach you the techniques of crafting unforgettable art projects. Whether you’re looking to venture into new artistic territory or enhance your existing skillset, these sessions provide the perfect opportunity. Don’t miss out on these creative art classes, available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Website: www.liveincapstone.ca When: Saturday, July 15, 2023 (11 am – 1 pm | 2 pm – 4 pm) Where: Canada 150 Square (210 - 5589 47 St, Red Deer, AB)
Indulge your senses in an unforgettable night of live music at The Velvet Olive Lounge. Featuring all sorts of genres, their talented lineup of musicians will captivate you. Immerse yourself in the vibrant ambiance, sip on cocktails, and enjoy a night out!
The Blue Hearts Friday, July 14, 2023, at 8:30 pm
Tyler Del Pino Saturday, July 15, 2023, at 8:30 pm
Experience the thrill of Standardbred Horse Racing at The Track on 2, located just west of Lacombe, with free admission and parking, and a family-friendly atmosphere. Gates open one hour prior to post time, and the races typically span 3-4 hours. Satisfy your hunger and quench your thirst with available food and beverage options (outside food and beverage not permitted) and choose between indoor air-conditioned or outdoor seating for your comfort.
Join the team at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre as they study the state of the birds in the Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary as a part of their project with Environment and Climate Change Canada. This is a free event that is completely weather-dependent, and all are welcome. Parents and guardians are required to accompany children and pre-register by 4:30 pm on July 14.
Website: www.waskasoopark.ca When: Saturday, July 15, 2023 (1 pm- 3 pm) Where: Kerry Wood Nature Centre (6300 45 Ave, Red Deer, AB)
Experience a summer of unforgettable music at the Ross Street Patio! Embrace the incredible talent of local musicians and bands as the patio serves as the perfect backdrop for a memorable experience. Enjoy these free, public events and immerse yourself in the vibrant melodies.