Canyon Ski Resort has snow tubing! The snow tube park has some of the best views of the Red Deer River Valley and the City of Red Deer! Enjoy this beautiful backdrop as you fly down the 6 groomed runs day or night! Enjoy hot chocolate or cold beer in front of the fire or a warm meal from the upper village kitchen! Glow tubing is on Friday nights from 5:30-7:30 pm.
Website: www.canyonski.ca Where: 38433, Range Rd 264A, Red Deer County, AB T4E 0Z1 Cost: Snowtubing is $25 for 2 hours
The Red Deer Sports & Outdoor Show is this weekend at Westerner Park. You can browse and buy your products; from hunting and fishing lodge vacations, houseboat rentals, camping, white water rafting, RV's, boats, ATV's, scuba diving, hunting and fishing accessories, taxidermy, outdoor art, and golfing.
When: Friday, March 3 (4-9 pm) Saturday, March 4 (9 am – 6 pm) Sunday, March 5 (10 am – 4 pm) Where: Westerner Park Cost: Adults: $15 Age 11-17: $10 Age 10 and under: Free
It's Almost Spring Craft Show and Market will be on Saturday, March 4 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Baymont Inn. The show is full of amazing and unique vendors ready to showcase, and its free admission and free parking.
When: Saturday, March 4, 2023 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Where: Baymont Inn and Suites, 4311 49 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 5Y7 Cost: Free
Bull Skit Comedy and the Dirrty show have been doing comedy together for the past 8 years. Now to celebrate each other and of course International Women’s Day, they bring the best of the best sketches they have created together to hit the stage once more. The big lip energy show will feature all things feminine.
When: Friday, March 3, 2023 and Saturday, March 4, 2023 Where: Scott Block Theatre Cost: Tickets are $30
In a special celebration of International Women's Day, Red Deer Symphony Orchestra is featuring some of the inspiring women that have made their mark on the Classical music scene. Be inspired by award-winning Canadian composer Jocelyn Morlock's "Solace," and "Suite for Strings" by British composer, suffragette, and general difference-maker Ethel Smyth. RDSO will also be joined by one of Red Deer’s own talented young women in a performance of a virtuosic masterpiece.
When: Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 7:30 pm Website: www.rdso.ca Where: RDP Arts Centre, 100 College Blvd, Red Deer, AB Cost: General tickets: $65.40 Senior: $54.90 Youth: $44.40
Gasoline Alley Farmers’ Market is a vibrant indoor market open year-round in Red Deer County that celebrates local producers, artisans, and farmers from Alberta. They are open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, they welcome you to meet local bakers, makers, growers, brewers, and crafters.
When: Fridays and Saturdays 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, and Sundays, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Website: www.gasolinealleymarket.ca Where: 558 Laura Avenue, Red Deer County, Alberta Cost: FREE
Each month the Red Deer Public Library hosts a special storytime for all ages as they welcome a special guest from the Red Deer community. Enjoy stories and crafts, and learn about what our guests do in our wonderful city! This month's special guest is Dieulita Datus Hall with UBUNTU – Mobilizing Central Alberta!
When: Saturday, March 4 (11:00 am-12:00 pm) Where: Downtown Branch, 4818 49 Street Red Deer AB T4N 1T9 Cost: Free
As the days get longer and warmer, we aren't the only ones getting ready for spring. The trees that have spent the winter dormant are preparing everything needed for the flowers and fruits that we look forward to all winter. Along the 1km trail listen and learn to the heart beat of the forest as it prepares for summer. End the walk by making fresh maple candy to celebrate such a sweet day.
When: Saturday, March 4 (1:00 -2:30 pm) Where: Kerry Wood Nature Centre Cost: $5+GST/family. Pre-registration is required.
The weather looks good for the weekend so get out and experience some fun winter activities Red Deer has to offer. Head to Bower Ponds to go tobogganing down the hill or try out skating. Warm up with hot chocolate in the pavilion. The hours for the rentals and café are Monday -Friday 4:30-9:00 pm. Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm.
Website: www.bowerponds.ca Where: 4715 Fountain Drive Red Deer, AB T4N 6W4 Cost: Free to skate, rentals are additional fee
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