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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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The Great Waldo PepperThursday Night at the Movies
Starting July 9, every Thursday in July and August

This summer, Thursday nights are Thursday Night at the Movies at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum! Come and enjoy supper in the Cruisers Café from 5 to 7 p.m. Movies are free and start at 7 p.m.
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Harvest Festival Harvest Festival
September 5 and 6, 2015

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 19 and 20, 2015

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 SnowdragsWetaskiwin Snow Drags
Dates tentative for 2016

The Reynolds-Alberta Museum is proud to be the Alberta location for the Straightline Snowmobile Racing Associate (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 21 and 22, 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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History RoadHistory Road - The Ultimate Car Show
Dates tentative for 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 2014. This spectacular display features rare vehicles from the Reynolds-Alberta Museum collection as well as from enthusiasts across Alberta.
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Restoration shop Museum-Quality Vehicle Restoration Workshops
February 6 to 12, 2016

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: August 26, 2015