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Reynolds-Alberta Museum

Reynolds-Alberta Museum - Special Events


The Fabulous Fifties
May 18, 2013 to October 14, 2014

“The Fabulous Fifties” exhibit gives you a chance to get up close and personal with the automobile culture of the 1950s.

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Thursday MoviesThursday Night at the Movies
Every Thursday night beginning July 3

Every Thursday night beginning July 3, the museum will feature a family-friendly “Fabulous Fifties Movie”. Come early and join the fun pre-movie family activity from 5 p.m.- 7 p.m., then proceed to the main theatre to see the movie. The movie begins at 7 p.m. and is free with paid admission! The movies are: Vertigo (July 3), Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (July 10), African Queen (July 17), North by Northwest ( July 24), Singin’ in the Rain (July 31), High Noon ( August 7), Rebel Without a Cause ( August 14) and Forbidden Planet (Aug 21).
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Harvest Festival Harvest Festival
August 30 and August 31, 2014

The farm machinery is humming and the ovens are hot, so bring the whole family and celebrate the historic sights, sounds and smells of bringing in the harvest! Plowing, threshing and binding are just a few of the fieldwork demonstrations, along with other displays, such as stooking, grinding grain, flailing, and winnowing.
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Metal Art Show and Sale

Metal Art Show and Sale
September 20th and 21st, 2014

This Metal Art Show and Sale provides artists with an opportunity to display and/or sell their work. The show will feature artists who work primarily with metals. The art will include:

  • unique pieces composed primarily of carbon steel, stainless steel or Damascus steel
  • pieces created from recycled steel machinery
  • decorative yet functional tools (knives, etc.)
  • novel toys and other whimsical items made primarily from steel

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Wetaskiwin Snowdrags

SSRA Choko Pro Racing Series - Western Canadian Championships
February 7 - 8, 2015

The Reynolds-Alberta Museum is proud to be the Alberta location for the Straightline Snowmobile Racing Association (SSRA) Choko Pro Racing Series – Western Canadian Championships. Racers from across western Canada will compete for thousands of dollars in cash in one of the largest competitions of the year. The museum will be open on February 7 and 8, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Racers can register on race day between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., with races starting at noon.

For more information, visit www.racessra.com or contact Brad Enns, Director of Operations at 306-220-3051.

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Restoration shop Museum-Quality Vehicle Restoration Workshops
February 7 to 13, 2015

Want to use museum-quality techniques on your next vehicle restoration project? Register for one or a number of these one-day workshops, taught by restoration experts.
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History RoadHistory Road - The Ultimate Car Show
June 13 and 14, 2015

Join us as we highlight the best of more than a century of automotive history. Take in the stunning chronological lineup of cars from 1900 to 2014. This spectacular display features rare vehicles from the Reynolds-Alberta Museum collection as well as from enthusiasts across Alberta.
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Programs are subject to change.

Explore Wetaskiwin: golf, picnic at By-the-Lake Park, hike, bike, shop for antiques, take an historic walking tour, visit Wetaskiwin and District Heritage Museum and Alberta Central Railway Museum … then round it all off with great dining and accommodations.

Information: www.wetaskiwin.ca
or 1-800-989-6899