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September 2018

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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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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Coal Shaker

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cornerstone Theatre, 125 Kananaskis Way
Canmore, Alberta T1W2X2 Canada
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Join us for our annual fundraiser the Coal Shaker on October 17, 2018. Tickets available now! To purchase your ticket, click on Book Now. Enter the amount of tickets that you want to purchase, and press continue. Follow the steps as directed. Email info@cmags.org if you experience any problems.

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Halloween at the Barracks

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
NWMP Barracks, 609 8 St
Canmore, Alberta T1W2B1
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Free

The theme for our annual Halloween celebration at the Barracks this year is bats! Drop by from 10am to 1pm on Saturday, October 27, 2018 to make toilet paper roll bats, hear spooky stories, and learn a little bit about Canmore's creepy caves.

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November 2018

Global Water Futures: Darcy Lecture

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canmore Civic Centre, 902 7th Ave
Canmore, Alberta T1W 3K1 Canada
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Join us and Global Water Futures for: “Alpine Hydrogeology: The Critical Role of Groundwater in Sourcing the Headwaters of the World” Prof. Masaki Hayashi, Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary and the 2018 Darcy Lecturer Abstract: Many of us have been awed by the stunningly beautiful view of alpine lakes and streams—and they are not just beautiful. Nearly half of the world’s population relies on rivers originating in high mountains for water supply. Source areas of mountain streams have rugged topography with sparse soil…

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December 2018

Christmas Tree Decorating at the Barracks

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
NWMP Barracks, 609 8 St
Canmore, Alberta T1W2B1
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Free

Drop by the Barracks on the afternoon of December 1st from 1:00 to 3:00, dig into our bucket of craft materials, and add your creations to be proudly displayed on our Christmas tree at Canmore's third oldest building throughout the month. We'll even let you make a decoration or two for home! This event is free and family friendly. For more information, please contact programs@cmags.org.

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Member Appreciation Evening

December 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Canmore Museum, 902B 7 Avenue
Canmore, Alberta T1W0C1 Canada
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We're celebrating our members with our annual event featuring collections tours, after-hours browsing of our giftshop, festive treats, and good company! Not currently a member, but want to come along? Contact us at info@cmags.org to purchase a membership and RSVP.

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