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July 2018

Historical Mine Tour with Gerry Stephenson

July 21 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Canmore Museum, 902B 7 Avenue
Canmore, Alberta T1W0C1 Canada
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This is the Canmore Museum’s most popular perennial experience, led by renowned local storyteller and historian, Gerry Stephenson. Take a guided summer stroll through Canmore’s coal mining past. Former head mine engineer Gerry Stephenson will tour guests to No. 1 and No. 2 mines (Canmore’s most productive) and reclaimed former strip mine – Quarry Lake. The tour will shed light on the life of a coal miner, the challenges of coal mining in Canmore, and how Gerry has used up…

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August 2018

Historical Mine Tour with Gerry Stephenson

August 4 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Canmore Museum, 902B 7 Avenue
Canmore, Alberta T1W0C1 Canada
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This is the Canmore Museum’s most popular perennial experience, led by renowned local storyteller and historian, Gerry Stephenson. Take a guided summer stroll through Canmore’s coal mining past. Former head mine engineer Gerry Stephenson will tour guests to No. 1 and No. 2 mines (Canmore’s most productive) and reclaimed former strip mine – Quarry Lake. The tour will shed light on the life of a coal miner, the challenges of coal mining in Canmore, and how Gerry has used up…

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September 2018

Historical Mine Tour with Gerry Stephenson

September 1 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Canmore Museum, 902B 7 Avenue
Canmore, Alberta T1W0C1 Canada
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This is the Canmore Museum’s most popular perennial experience, led by renowned local storyteller and historian, Gerry Stephenson. Take a guided summer stroll through Canmore’s coal mining past. Former head mine engineer Gerry Stephenson will tour guests to No. 1 and No. 2 mines (Canmore’s most productive) and reclaimed former strip mine – Quarry Lake. The tour will shed light on the life of a coal miner, the challenges of coal mining in Canmore, and how Gerry has used up…

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Finding Our Way Through History: Street Signs and Canmore’s Past

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtsPlace, 950 8 Ave
Canmore, Alberta T1W2T1 Canada
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Free

Presented by Amy Herr, Collections Assistant, Canmore Museum Ever looked at a street sign in Canmore and wondered where the sometimes-unusual name came from? Streets such as Marra’s Way and Casale Place are more than just names – they have roots in our history as a community. Come and learn about Canmore’s past through the place names of our town and the families they remember.

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Historical Mine Tour with Gerry Stephenson

September 8 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Canmore Museum, 902B 7 Avenue
Canmore, Alberta T1W0C1 Canada
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This is the Canmore Museum’s most popular perennial experience, led by renowned local storyteller and historian, Gerry Stephenson. Take a guided summer stroll through Canmore’s coal mining past. Former head mine engineer Gerry Stephenson will tour guests to No. 1 and No. 2 mines (Canmore’s most productive) and reclaimed former strip mine – Quarry Lake. The tour will shed light on the life of a coal miner, the challenges of coal mining in Canmore, and how Gerry has used up…

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Historical Mine Tour with Gerry Stephenson – BIKE EDITION!

September 15 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Canmore Museum, 902B 7 Avenue
Canmore, Alberta T1W0C1 Canada
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This is the Canmore Museum’s most popular perennial experience, led by renowned local storyteller and historian, Gerry Stephenson. Take a guided summer stroll through Canmore’s coal mining past. Former head mine engineer Gerry Stephenson will tour guests to No. 1 and No. 2 mines (Canmore’s most productive) and reclaimed former strip mine – Quarry Lake. The tour will shed light on the life of a coal miner, the challenges of coal mining in Canmore, and how Gerry has used up…

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Craft Night at Mercato

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mountain Mercato, 102-817 8 St
Canmore, Alberta T1W2B3 Canada
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Free

Kick-off our Alberta Culture Days event series by joining us for a craft night at Mountain Mercato Café. We'll be spending the evening creating fabulous homemade award ribbons. Take yours home for a small donation, or leave it with us to be used as the awards for our Historic Bake-Off on September 29, 2018 at the North-West Mounted Police Barracks!

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Outdoor Movie Night at the Barracks

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NWMP Barracks, 609 8 St
Canmore, Alberta T1W2B1
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Free

Join us in celebrating Alberta Culture Days with an outdoor movie beneath the stars on the lawn of the Historic North-West Mounted Police Barracks on Canmore's Main Street. Bring a lawn chair, warm blanket, or both, and settle down for a fantastic evening of watching a Mountie Classic - Renfrew and the Royal Mounted! The feature film starts at 7:30pm.

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Historic Bake Off at the Barracks!

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
NWMP Barracks, 609 8 St
Canmore, Alberta T1W2B1
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Free

In celebration of Alberta Culture Days, we're hosting a historic bake-off at the Barracks staring recipes from the 1930s Canmore Times Newspaper, your beautiful baking, and local judges! Want to enter?  All you have to do is pick your favorite recipe from the options below and email collections.assistant@cmags.org with your choice to enter. Then, simply prepare your tasty baked goods and present them at the NWMP Barracks at 2:00pm on September 29 for the Bake-Off. Want to sample?  Join us…

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October 2018

Rock and Fossil Open House

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Canmore Museum, 902B 7 Avenue
Canmore, Alberta T1W0C1 Canada
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Join us for our annual Rock and Fossil Clinic at the Canmore Civic Centre on October 13, 2018 from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The event features free museum admission at the Canmore Museum along with the Canadian Rockies Earth Science Resource Centre, fascinating displays of meteorites, fossils, dinosaur bones and more, and interactive activities for the whole family! Speaker Schedule 10:30-11:30 am - Dr. Donald Henderson from the Royal Tyrrell Museum presents:  Feathered Dinosaurs- How We Got Feathers on “Reptiles” Dr.…

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