Join the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery (MAG) on Friday, September 29, and Saturday, September 30 to observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day. This event is a collaborative effort with the participation of Shining Mountains, Métis Local 492, Urban Aboriginal Voices Society, Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre, and the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery (MAG). All are welcome to join us at this free event. Click the link below for the full schedule.
Website: www.reddeermuseum.com When: Friday, September 29 (1-4 pm) & Saturday, September 30 (11am – 4 pm) Where: Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery (4525 47A Ave, Red Deer, AB)
Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping showdown as the Red Deer Rebels go head-to-head with the Medicine Hat Tigers! Enjoy an unforgettable evening of hockey action that promises thrilling moments, nail-biting goals, and passionate fandom. With doors opening at 6:00pm and the puck dropping at 7:00pm, you'll have plenty of time to soak in the pre-game excitement. Whether you're a die-hard hockey enthusiast or just looking for a fantastic night out with friends and family, this game is the perfect opportunity to come together, cheer on our Rebels, and create lasting memories.
It's the last weekend to take part in the Epic Quest with Mickey the Beaver and Francis the Pig, two cherished icons of Red Deer, and embark on an exciting adventure that’s suitable for everyone, as part of the Alberta Culture Days festivities! Throughout the entire month of September, engage in the Downtown Red Deer Scavenger Hunt at your own leisure, with some truly amazing prizes being given out. Scan all the QR codes concealed at important landmarks spread across Downtown Red Deer for your chance to win!
Drop in for some fun family activities, stories, crafts, door prizes, and a tour of their newest Red Deer Public location in the City of Red Deer's Collicutt Centre! Browse the in-branch collection, or let them teach you how to place a hold for pickup at the Collicutt Branch.
Website: www.rdpl.org When: Friday, September 29 (10am – 2 pm) Where: Collicutt Centre, 3031 30th Avenue, Red Deer, AB, Canada
Visit the Premier Sports Card Convention at Westerner Park this weekend, where collectors and sports enthusiasts come together to celebrate these beloved items. Discover a wealth of sports history, from hockey to basketball, and uncover treasures to fuel your passion! The event schedule is as follows: Friday, September 29 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Saturday, September 30 | 9:30 am - 6:00 pm, and Sunday, October 1 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of sports card collecting.
Website: www.westernerpark.ca When: Friday, September 29 – Sunday, October 1, 2023 Where: Westerner Park (4847A 19 St, Red Deer)
Experience the enchanting Capstone community with a free outdoor cabaret-style concert featuring the talented artist, Mike Szabo. Join them on Friday, September 29 from 7:00 - 9:30 pm in the square. Mike's heartfelt songs are sure to resonate, and you can savor local food truck treats. Don't miss this unforgettable night at Capstone Cabaret!
Visit Kraay Family Farm and bask in the beauty of autumn's colors. With over 40 attractions and amenities, there's non-stop fun for the whole family. From the farmyard and corn maze to the jumping pillow and mini golf, there's something for everyone. Don't forget to explore the pumpkin patch where you can select your perfect pumpkin or capture a memorable picture amidst the pumpkins. The patch is a scenic delight with an abundance of pumpkins waiting to be picked, so make sure you don't miss out!
Website: www.kraayfamilyfarm.com When: Monday – Saturday (10 am – 9pm) Where: Kraay Family Farm (Site 6 Box 9 Range Road 1, Lacombe, AB)
8. THE MARKET AT RED DEER
The Market at Red Deer happens every Saturday until Thanksgiving weekend at its new location, Red Deer Polytechnic. Get ready to immerse yourself in this vibrant market filled with farm-fresh produce and an extensive selection of goods, services, and entertainment.
When: Saturday, September 30, 2023 (8:00 am – 12:30 pm) Where: Red Deer Polytechnic (100 College Boulevard, Red Deer, AB)
Take advantage of the crisp fall weather by going for a walk and experiencing the beauty of nature. Red Deer boasts one of the best trail systems in Alberta, offering more than 110 kilometers of easily accessible, paved paths for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. These trails connect you to lovely green spaces and park attractions. Along your journey, you'll encounter the stunning natural scenery that's perfect for capturing beautiful photos and creating lasting memories of the fall season.
Explore the Gasoline Alley Farmers' Market this upcoming weekend for a delightful experience that's perfect for gearing up for the autumn season and Thanksgiving. Immerse yourself in a vibrant atmosphere filled with an array of local vendors offering seasonal produce, artisanal crafts, and a variety of delightful treats.
Website: www.gasolinealleymarket.ca When: Friday & Saturday (9 am – 5 pm) | Sunday (10 am – 4 pm) Where: Gasoline Alley Farmers’ Market (558 Laura Ave, Red Deer County, AB)