Museum Week

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  As we head into Museum Week April 23-29, 2018 we made you a list of museums with charm you need to visit in the Tri-Region area.  Our five local museums will take you back to the past with historic sites, artifacts, archives, and hands on experiences.  Several of our museums have food, markets and exciting year round events.  Find …

Stony Plain Outdoor Piano

Ways to take in Public Art around the Tri-Region

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If you want to know just how vibrant and engaged a community is, oftentimes the first place to watch tends to be their art scene. The Tri-Region’s love for public art is vibrant and thriving. Here’s a look at some fantastic examples of places in the Tri-Region where you can check out some great public art. Allied Arts Council of …

Legacy Street - Stony Plain and Pioneer Museum

4 ways to discover heritage in the Tri-Region

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Hey history fanatics! If you’re in need of a new museum fix, you should consider the Tri-Region for a dose of some education. A lot of the museums in the Tri-Region emphasize the hands-on experience; learning in non-stuffy environments – meaning lots of reasons for a daytrip. So let’s talk museums – which ones in the Tri-Region should you visit? …

Music to Our Ears: Where to Enjoy Music in the Tri-Region

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Summer isn’t quite the same without music. From annual festivals to free outdoor concerts to unique venues – there’s so many exhilarating ways to enjoy music just west of Edmonton. Here’s your guide to music in the Tri-Region… Summer Sessions Do you love listening to free music? We thought so. Enjoy a unique free concert every Wednesday night from June …

Allied Arts Council of Spruce Grove

Your Guide to Tri-Region Art & Culture

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It’s no surprise the Tri-Region is a mecca of culture and arts – paying tribute to its history and the people who live and work here. Unique experiences can be found in art galleries and theatres and we’ve got an abundance of those. If you’re looking to put your ‘patron of the arts’ hat on, we’ve got you covered. Here’s …

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Tri-Region: Bursting at the Seams with Art & Culture

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The Tri-Region is bursting at the seams with art and culture! If you’re interested in taking art classes, showing your work or want to enjoy the amazing talent of local artists, the Tri-Region has a little something for everyone’s interests and taste. Spend a leisurely afternoon strolling the streets of the historic downtown of Stony Plain or learn something new with an …

Take a Hike! Enjoy the Fall Colours in the Tri-Region

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Every autumn Alberta explodes with colour as deciduous trees turn from a deep green to vibrant reds and yellows. The event attracts people from all over the province to travel and take in the gorgeous fall foliage of Alberta’s countryside. Alberta’s Tri-Region is home to numerous trail systems and parks for leaf peepers to enjoy the crisp fall air and …

Tri-Region U-Picks

You Pick where U-Pick

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Are you looking to teach your kids where their food comes from?  Why not take them out to pick their own at one of these awesome locations? Happy Acres U-Pick #1 – 52225 Range Road 273, Parkland County, AB 780.968.0099 | happyacresupick.ca | Facebook Happy Acres U-Pick has been locally owned and operated by the Veroba family for over 9 …

Summer Festivals in Stony Plain

Summer Festivals in Stony Plain

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Stony Plain plays host to a number of summer festivals each year. With Heritage Park conveniently located along the west side of Stony Plain, there is always something to discover. Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Society Festival Facebook | Twitter | Instagram The Blueberry Bluegrass festival is known as “Canada’s largest bluegrass festival”! (Pictured above) When:  July 31 – August …

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Discover Culture in Tri-Region

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The Tri-Region is full of extraordinary culture and history.  Take a stroll through another era in one of the many museums, shop in beautiful downtowns, and visit one-of-a-kind local artisans.  Enjoy being your own tour guide and make a day of it.  You will be surprised what you can discover in this gorgeous area of Alberta! Stony Plain Historic Downtown …

Cowboys and carnivals

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Cowboy poetry and good old-fashioned fun This month, two of our favourite Tri-region celebrations kick-off: Stony Plain’s annual Cowboy Gathering and brings together poets, musicians and artists in honour of cowboy culture and art. And Spruce Grove’s Grain Elevator Park is the scene for the Farm and Heritage Carnival – where kids can play games, ride ponies and eat corn on the …

Special days at the museums

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Banjos, wagon tours and pancake breakfast The Tri-region, west of Edmonton has three museums that celebrate the region’s pioneer history and warm country culture. Here are three extra-special days to visit our historic sites this summer. Image from Blueberry Bluegrass on Facebook. A weekend of bluegrass Stony Plain has thrown Western Canada’s largest bluegrass party for 29 years. This year, …

Farmer’s Days in Stony Plain

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Rodeo, parade and midway, May 30–June 1 Stony’s biggest annual event, the Farmer’s Days Rodeo and Ex is coming up from May 30 to June 1 this year. Eat pancakes, shop the market, watch the parade, ride the midway and cheer on the barrel racers – then kick back in the saloon. Sound like a plan? Here’s everything you’ll need …

Five Mom’s Day ideas

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Show Mom some love this Sunday Hey family – just a reminder that Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 11. Here are five ways to spend time with your mom in the Tri-region, west of Edmonton. Image: Tropical butterfly house at Devonian Botanic Garden on Facebook. Tea in the garden The Devonian Botanic Garden hosts a fancy Mother’s Day tea …

Historic Stony Plain

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Make history in Stony Plain Stroll charming main street, treasure hunt at an antique fair, take a horse-drawn wagon mural tour and have homemade pie twice in one day. Image: Bismarck Hotel (now Stony Hotel) circa 1910 from Multicultural Heritage Centre on Facebook Downtown main street Old-style street lamps, leafy green trees and old red brick buildings line the charming …