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Nov 16, 2019

 

Standard First Aid Course with CPR

November 16, 2019 from 8am to 5pm
Breton Community Centre Breton
Breton Agricultural Society
Update you first aid certification with this two day subsidized standard First Aid Course. Lunch is provided.
$60

Nov 17, 2019

 

Standard First Aid Course with CPR

November 17, 2019 from 8am to 5pm
Breton Community Centre Breton
Breton Agricultural Society
Update you first aid certification with this two day subsidized standard First Aid Course. Lunch is provided.
$60

Nov 23, 2019

 

Gibbons Annual Christmas Market & Craft Sale

November 23, 2019 from 10:30am to 3:30pm
Get an early start on your Christmas Shopping !

Great gifts for everyone on your list - Plus a few for you!!!

FREE ADMISSION

10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Gibbons Cultural centre located behind the curling rink ( 5115 - 51 St )
 

Lloyd Ex - CHRISTMAS BASH 2019

November 23, 2019 from 6pm to 2pm
In charge of planning your office Christmas Party? Leave the planning to us! We provide a gourmet menu, live entertainment, and a beautiful atmosphere - all you have to do is order your tickets and show up! It's the perfect way to celebrate the season, whether you have 2 employees or 200. Jingle the night away at Christmas Bash, THE employee Christmas Party of the year!

You don't have to be with a company to enjoy Christmas Bash! Gather your friends and neighbors, bring your significant other or come on your own to enjoy a night of delicious food, festive drinks and holiday cheer.

Christmas Bash features the culinary skills of our renowned catering staff including not one, but TWO Red Seal Chefs.

Nov 24, 2019

 

Olds Country Wonderland Market

November 24, 2019 from 10am to 3pm
Big Rock Cow Palace Event Centre - Olds Regional Exhibition 5116 54 Street, Olds, Alberta T4H 1P5
Olds Regional Exhibition
IN conjunction wih Olds Fashioned Christmas, ORE is proud to host this annual Sold Out Christmas Market. Vedor Tables include crafts, baking, artisans, home based businesses and much more.
 

Lloyd Ex - CHRISTMAS BASH 2019

November 24, 2019 from 6pm to 2pm
In charge of planning your office Christmas Party? Leave the planning to us! We provide a gourmet menu, live entertainment, and a beautiful atmosphere - all you have to do is order your tickets and show up! It's the perfect way to celebrate the season, whether you have 2 employees or 200. Jingle the night away at Christmas Bash, THE employee Christmas Party of the year!

You don't have to be with a company to enjoy Christmas Bash! Gather your friends and neighbors, bring your significant other or come on your own to enjoy a night of delicious food, festive drinks and holiday cheer.

Christmas Bash features the culinary skills of our renowned catering staff including not one, but TWO Red Seal Chefs.

Nov 25, 2019

 

DESTINATION RURAL ALBERTA

November 25, 2019 at 12am
Best Western Sunrise Inn & Suites 3101 43 Avenue Stony Plain, AB T7Z 1L1
Are you interested in agri-tourism or rural tourism ?
Are you a farmer looking for new ways to market your business?
Do you have events that you would like to grow?

Destination Rural Alberta is a two day hands-on conference for small to medium sized organizations that will give you the tools to grow your tourism business and community.

John Schallert will be speaking on day two. John is an internationally-recognized speaker and business expert specializing in teaching businesses and communities how to turn themselves into Consumer Destinations

Nov 26, 2019

 

DESTINATION RURAL ALBERTA

November 26, 2019 at 12am
Best Western Sunrise Inn & Suites 3101 43 Avenue Stony Plain, AB T7Z 1L1
Are you interested in agri-tourism or rural tourism ?
Are you a farmer looking for new ways to market your business?
Do you have events that you would like to grow?

Destination Rural Alberta is a two day hands-on conference for small to medium sized organizations that will give you the tools to grow your tourism business and community.

John Schallert will be speaking on day two. John is an internationally-recognized speaker and business expert specializing in teaching businesses and communities how to turn themselves into Consumer Destinations

Dec 1, 2019

 

Metiskow and District - Christmas Farmers market 2019

December 01, 2019 from 11am to 3pm
Metiskow Community Hall
Annual Christmas farmers market with local vendors selling their wears, baking, and crafts. We have soup & sandwich lunch & baking served at lunch for a small fee.



Metiskow community hall, Metiskow Alberta
 

Home Business Expo

December 01, 2019 from 11am to 3pm
Breton Community Centre Breton, AB
Breton Agricultural Society
Calling all local vendors and shoppers, this is a great way to show off what your home business has to offer, purchase some great locally made Christmas gifts. New this year pictures with Santa.
Cost is free and open to the public.

Dec 5, 2019

 

Enerplus Olde Tyme Christmas Fair and Christmas Farmers' Market

December 05, 2019 from 4pm to 9pm
Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede Grounds Farmers' Market - Cypress Centre Auditorium Fair - Pioneer Village 2055 21 Ave SEMedicine Hat
Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede
Wow! It has been 10 years already!!
Join us for free hot chocolate, free s'mores, free photos with the Jolly man himself (Santa), free tours through Pioneer Village, a huge bonfire, free hay rides, carolers, a Farmers' Christmas Market, colouring page contest, the Stampede Queen & Princess will be there too!
We will be capping the night of with fireworks to celebrate 10 years of partnership with our wonderful sponsors at Enerplus Corporation!!
Free for all to attend, you just pay for what you buy at the Farmers' Market
Parking is free
Farmers' Market - Auditorium from 4pm - 9pm
Fair - Pioneer Village from 5pm - 8pm

Dec 7, 2019

 

CHRISTMAS with COLD LAKE AG SOCIETY

December 07, 2019 from 5:30pm to 11pm
Cold Lake Agricultural Society Arena Open Map
In Charge of Planning your Office Christmas Party ? Leave it to THEM !

They Lovely people at COLD LAKE AG SOCIETY will provide a Christmas FEAST, Live entertainment and Dance. All you need to do is order your tickets and show up! You dont have to be a company to come. Celebrate the season with them and enter for a chance to win one of many amazing door prizes.

Cocktails: 5:30pm Dinner at 6pm And Entertainment 7pm - 9pm

Dance to follow

ONSITE PARKING

Check website for more info.
 

PBR Canada Pro Tour Stop

December 07, 2019 from 7:30pm to 11pm
5521-49th AveLloydminster
Lloydminster Agricultural Exhibition Association
The PBR brings, “The Toughest Sport on Dirt,” to Lloydminster this winter! Where the Top 25 bull riders in the world compete week in and week out on the televised Built Ford Tough Series. Each event is wrapped in a rock concert environment, complete with pulsating music, explosive pyrotechnics and fast-paced production. The combination of intense sports action and world-class production can’t be rivaled by any other major league sport.

Professional bull riding is a fierce, rough, and grueling sport with roots deeply imbedded in cowboy culture. It's America's original extreme sport.

Only in Lloydminster for 1 night only!
Admission - TBD
December 7 - ONE NIGHT ONLY
Free Parking

Dec 14, 2019

 

High River Ag Society CHRISTMAS MARKET

December 14, 2019 from 3pm to 9pm
High River Rodeo Grounds High River
High River Ag Society
Come along to our Christmas Market! Get in some last-minute shopping, sip some Hot Chocolate (and Baileys too!) and enjoy all the festive fun we have to offer! There will be kids activities AND a raffle. Come and support the Ag Society while getting in those last few gifts! We hope to see you all there. VENDORS CAN APPLY BY EMAILING info@highriverag.com.
$5 admission!
Kids Activites!
Festive fun and treats!

Dec 20, 2019

 

Beef Pen Show & Cowboy Christmas Tradeshow 2019

December 20, 2019 from 12pm to 1pm
Medicine Hat
This is a very UNIQUE event for everyone. Cattle producers enter their Livestock to showcase their cattle in steer jackpots Bull Show open & bred heifer shows and 4-H has team grooming, UFA steer Jackpot, Heifer shows too !

Friday is the Popular Steak Sampling.

Saturday Kicks off with a pancake breakfast & the tradeshow features all kinds of unique gifts form western wear & Tuck to quilts and cattle products.

FREE TO ATTEND

Entry Fee for Cattle Exhibitors and tradeshow vendors.
 

Beef Pen Show & Cowboy Christmas Tradeshow

December 20, 2019 from 4pm to 5pm
Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede Cypress Centre - Fieldhouse, Pavilion & Auditorium 2055 21 Ave SE Medicine Hat
Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede
Our Annual Beef Pen Show and Cowboy Christmas Tradeshow, presented by Zoetis, is heading into its’ 22nd year. Featuring commercial cattle exhibitors, purebred cattle exhibitors and 4-H classes, we host a variety of breeds for the cattle producer industry.
Friday, we feature the popular All Breed Steak Sampling at 6pm in the Auditorium, followed by the Purebred Breeders Commercial Open Heifer Show, Purebred Heifer Show and the Commercial Open Heifer Show. Saturday kicks off at 8am with a free Pancake Breakfast, sponsored by RBC Bank, which runs until 11am. The Cowboy Christmas Tradeshow opens at 9am and features Jewellery, Baking, Candles, Western Tack, Leather Gloves, Wooden Toys, and so much more. Over in the Showring we showcase the 4-H Shows and later we have Commercial Bred Heifer Show, Purebred Bull Pen Show and the Cattlemen’s Choice.

Admission and parking is free
Prices to enter your livestock:
4-H Team Grooming $60.00 for a team of 3
4-H Bred Heifer Show | 4-H Open Heifer Show | 4-H Steer Jackpot - $20.00 per entry
Commercial Pen of 3 Bred Heifers - $100.00 | Commercial Pen of 3 Open Heifers - $100.00
Purebred Pen of 3 Heifers born in 2018 - $160.00 | Purebred Pen of 3 Bulls born in 2018 - $160.00
Purebred Pen of 3 Commercial Open Heifers - $100.00 | Purebred Bull born in 2018 (not in pen of 3) - $50.00 | Purebred Yearling Bull - $50.00 | Purebred Breeders additional display space $50.00
UFA Steer Jackpot - eligible to 4-H members and their steer calves born in 2019. $20.00 | Outside tie-outs - free
Schedule:
Friday, December 20 - show opens at 4pm | Breed Association Steak Sampling 6pm in the Auditorium

Dec 21, 2019

 

Beef Pen Show & Cowboy Christmas Tradeshow

December 21, 2019 from 4pm to 5pm
Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede Cypress Centre - Fieldhouse, Pavilion & Auditorium 2055 21 Ave SE Medicine Hat
Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede
Our Annual Beef Pen Show and Cowboy Christmas Tradeshow, presented by Zoetis, is heading into its’ 22nd year. Featuring commercial cattle exhibitors, purebred cattle exhibitors and 4-H classes, we host a variety of breeds for the cattle producer industry.
Friday, we feature the popular All Breed Steak Sampling at 6pm in the Auditorium, followed by the Purebred Breeders Commercial Open Heifer Show, Purebred Heifer Show and the Commercial Open Heifer Show. Saturday kicks off at 8am with a free Pancake Breakfast, sponsored by RBC Bank, which runs until 11am. The Cowboy Christmas Tradeshow opens at 9am and features Jewellery, Baking, Candles, Western Tack, Leather Gloves, Wooden Toys, and so much more. Over in the Showring we showcase the 4-H Shows and later we have Commercial Bred Heifer Show, Purebred Bull Pen Show and the Cattlemen’s Choice.

Admission and parking is free
Prices to enter your livestock:
4-H Team Grooming $60.00 for a team of 3
4-H Bred Heifer Show | 4-H Open Heifer Show | 4-H Steer Jackpot - $20.00 per entry
Commercial Pen of 3 Bred Heifers - $100.00 | Commercial Pen of 3 Open Heifers - $100.00
Purebred Pen of 3 Heifers born in 2018 - $160.00 | Purebred Pen of 3 Bulls born in 2018 - $160.00
Purebred Pen of 3 Commercial Open Heifers - $100.00 | Purebred Bull born in 2018 (not in pen of 3) - $50.00 | Purebred Yearling Bull - $50.00 | Purebred Breeders additional display space $50.00
UFA Steer Jackpot - eligible to 4-H members and their steer calves born in 2019. $20.00 | Outside tie-outs - free
Schedule:
Friday, December 20 - show opens at 4pm | Breed Association Steak Sampling 6pm in the Auditorium

Feb 12, 2020

 

Agri-Visions

February 12, 2020 from 8:30am to 4pm
5521-49th AveLloydminster
Lloydminster Agricultural Exhibition Association
A two day interactive information event that features tradeshow, keynote speakers, seminars, demonstrations, and special events for the agriculture industry. This event brings under one roof the latest information on both grain and cattle industries. Check out the Border City Seed Show, as it is part of Agri-Visions!
Full Conference - $180.00
1 Day Conference - $95.00
Single Session - $20.00

Heart of the Farm Banquet
Individual Ticket - $45.00
Corporate table of 8 - $360.00

Feb 13, 2020

 

Agri-Visions

February 13, 2020 from 8:30am to 4pm
5521-49th AveLloydminster
Lloydminster Agricultural Exhibition Association
A two day interactive information event that features tradeshow, keynote speakers, seminars, demonstrations, and special events for the agriculture industry. This event brings under one roof the latest information on both grain and cattle industries. Check out the Border City Seed Show, as it is part of Agri-Visions!
Full Conference - $180.00
1 Day Conference - $95.00
Single Session - $20.00

Heart of the Farm Banquet
Individual Ticket - $45.00
Corporate table of 8 - $360.00