Make History on Heritage Day at Fort Calgary

Photo: Ian Holmes @irrationalcarny

Join Fort Calgary for a day of free activities for kids of all ages. Tour the Community Garden, take in a Powwow dance showcase, make seedling paper, enjoy a new art exhibition and much more.


10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Plein Air painting sessions (with the Town of Canmore Arts Department)

10:30 AM
Tour: The Structures of Society: Construction History in Southern Alberta, by Emily Fitzowich (meet at reception desk)

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Kid's nature walk and matching game in the Community Garden

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Powwow dance showcase (with Alberta plains' First Nations dancers and singers)

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Music: Calgary Songs - From the Historical to the Hysterical, by local entertainer Paul Finkleman

3:30 PM
Tour: Blackfoot Teachings & the Ecology of Fort Calgary, by Nicole Henbrey (meet at garden entrance)

Mountie uniform try-on (with the RCMP Veterans Association)

Art Exhibition: Mountain Man: The Art of Bert Riggall (an AFA TREX exhibition)

Kids craft: Make your own recycled seed paper

For more information please contact:
Dr. Troy Patenaude, Manager Special Events & Visitor Experiences
Phone: 403-290-1875 ext 239
Cell: 403-863-9452