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Reynolds-Alberta Museum

Reynolds-Alberta Museum - Special Events

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Restoration shopThe McLaughlin Story
May 20, 2017 to October 9, 2018

The museum is celebrating Canada’s 150th with a new exhibition about a truly Canadian success story. Discover how this McLaughlin family of risk takers helped shape Canada’s auto industry. See beautifully restored and as-found McLaughlins and McLaughlin-Buicks, take part in family fun activities, and much more. The carriage manufacturing side of “The McLaughlin Story” can be explored at the Remington Carriage Museum in Cardston.

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Harvest FestivalThe Hagerty Driving Experience
July 22, 2017

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 22th!

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Harvest FestivalMotorcycle "Ride to Reynolds"
August 19, 2017

Reynolds-Alberta Museum and Honda Canada Inc. invite all motorcycle enthusiasts to take a Motorcycle Ride to Reynolds! All brands, dealership clubs, riding clubs, riding club members 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 FestivalHarvest Festival
September 2 and 3, 2017

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 16 and 17, 2017

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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Metal Art Show and SaleReynolds-Alberta Museum 25th Anniversary Celebrations
September 30, 2017


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Metal Art Show and SaleAre You Afraid of the Dark? Halloween Haunting at the Museum (18+) October 28, 8 pm to 11 pm
October 28, 2017, 8 pm to 11 pm

The Crazed Doll Maker is on the prowl. So beware and take care - her chosen “doll” parts will horrify you. When the lights go out, the dolls will rise …. to greet you. Who is behind this gruesome craft - solve the mystery and you may get out alive! Tickets on sale starting September 18. 

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Metal Art Show and SaleSpirits of Christmas
November 16, 2017, 7 pm

“Spirits of Christmas” is an exquisite wine and spirits tasting event to be held in the Great Hall at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum on Thursday, November 16 starting at 7 p.m. (18+) Wine and spirit representatives will be happy to showcase their products, and offer suggestions, as you begin preparing for your own holiday entertaining. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity for family, friends and colleagues to gather and celebrate the season.

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Restoration shopMuseum-Quality Vehicle Restoration Workshops
Feb 7 - 9 and Feb 12 – 16, 2018

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
Dates TBA

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 2017. This spectacular display features rare vehicles from the Reynolds-Alberta Museum collection as well as from Alberta enthusiasts.

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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.

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Last reviewed/revised: January 26, 2018