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Reynolds-Alberta Museum

Reynolds-Alberta Museum - Special Events


History RoadStan Reynolds: The Original Canadian Picker - Exhibition
Runs until October 11, 2016

Share Stan Reynolds’ passion for collecting! This new exhibition provides insight into Stan Reynolds and his love of history and preserving the past for future generations. Check out his greatest finds and take a White Glove Tour in the gallery. To see more rare, unusual and one-of-a-kind vehicles, book a Collections Storage Facility Behind-the-Scenes Tour (July 2 to August 30).
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History RoadHistory Road - The Ultimate Car Show
June 11 and 12, 2016

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 2016. This spectacular display features rare vehicles from the Reynolds-Alberta Museum collection as well as from enthusiasts across Alberta.
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Harvest FestivalSaturday Night at the Museum
June 25, 2016

Join us June 25th for a exclusive adult-only night out at the museum, hosted by @yegtweetup! The fun will begin at 7 p.m. and end at 10 p.m.

Build a Model-T, learn how to make rope, compete against your friends in our 1950s-style game show, or grab a prop, hop into the 1958 pink Buick Convertible and strike a pose in our photo booth! The evening will also include tasty appetizers, provided by our own Chef Brenden, and a wine tasting. Please bring a donation for the Wetaskiwin Food Bank. Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased online (link). Ticket price includes admission to the museum, activities, food, wine and one entry to win one of the fabulous door prizes!

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Harvest FestivalThursday Night at the Movies
July and August, 2016

“Thursday Night at the Movies” is back for July and August 2016! Make it dinner and a movie with Chef Brendan’s movie special, served up from 5:00 to 7 p.m. Movies start at 7 p.m. and are free!
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Harvest FestivalThe Hagerty Driving Experience
July 16, 2016

Hagerty Insurance is helping to build the next generation of classic car enthusiasts, and keeping the collector community strong. As part of these efforts, The Hagerty Driving Experience will be hosted at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum on Saturday, July 16th!

First introduced in 2011, The Hagerty Driving Experience has provided "behind the wheel" opportunities for more than 500 young drivers to learn how to start, operate and drive exciting manual transmission classic cars! If you or someone you know are between the ages of 15 and 25 and would like to participate as a student, we encourage you to register. Registration is limited and a valid driver’s license or permit is required. For more information or to register please visit www.hagerty.com/corporate/hobby-support/youth-programs/hagerty-driving-experience 

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Harvest Festival Motorcycle "Ride to Reynolds"
August 20, 2016

Reynolds-Alberta Museum invite all motorcycle enthusiasts to take a Motorcycle "Ride to Reynolds"! All brands, dealerships, clubs and owners from across the province are invited to join us for this day dedicated to the motorcycle. All those riding in on a motorcycle receive free admission. Special allocated parking is provided.
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Harvest Festival Harvest Festival
September 3 and 4, 2016

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 SaleMetal Art Show and Sale
September 17 and 18, 2016

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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Restoration shop Museum-Quality Vehicle Restoration Workshops
Feb 8 - 10 and Feb 13 – 17, 2017

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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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

Last reviewed/revised: May 19, 2016