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December 2018

Christmas Tree Decorating at the Barracks

December 1, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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Historic Canmore Building Challenge

December 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mountain Mercato, 102-817 8 St
Canmore, Alberta T1W2B3 Canada
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$5

Join us in celebrating the night before winter solstice at Mountain Mercato Cafe with a Lego® building contest. We'll have ten images from Canmore's past to choose from, and give you two hours and a bucket or two of bricks to attempt to recreate them. Teams of up to 4 people are allowed! Space for this event is limited and tickets are required. Tickets are $5, or free for museum members. They can be purchased by calling 403-678-2462 or visiting…

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February 2019

Barracks Movie Night 2.0

February 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
NWMP Barracks, 609 8 St
Canmore, Alberta T1W2B1
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Join us for our second movie night at the historic North-West Mounted Police Barracks, where we'll be showing the 1938 classic Renfrew of the Royal Mounted: On the Great White Trail! This fantastic movie features handsome singing mounties, adorable dogs, and all that classic crime and action drama. Show up in your best comfortable clothes and/or jammies, with a yoga mat or something equally squishy to sit on, and we'll supply the movie, popcorn, and hot chocolate to watch with.…

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April 2019

Spring Rock Hunt

April 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
NWMP Barracks, 609 8 St
Canmore, Alberta T1W2B1
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Join us for our annual favorite spring rock hunt at the Barracks! Find your favorite piece of local limestone and shale hidden in our yard, and decorate it to bring back as your new favorite spring decoration or pet rock. This year's free and family friendly event will run from 10:00-12:00 at the North-West Mounted Police Barracks (609 Main St, Canmore). Hope to see you out and rock hunting with us! The North-West Mounted Police Commemorative Association will also be…

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May 2019

Science Odyssey

May 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Canmore Museum, 902B 7 Avenue
Canmore, Alberta T1W0C1 Canada
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  Canmore's Science Odyssey is an annual event celebrating the mountains held as part of a national campaign that celebrates Canadian achievements in science, technology, engineering, and math. During the event, we host a variety of interactive exhibitors, displays, and guest speakers at two locations in downtown Canmore: the Canmore Museum (902 7th Ave) and the Canadian Rockies Earth Science Resource Centre (Unit 111, 829 10 Street). On May 10, Grade 7 classes from the Bow Valley are invited to…

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June 2019

“Bison are Back” Exhibit Opening

June 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Canmore Museum, 902B 7 Avenue
Canmore, Alberta T1W0C1 Canada
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Free

"Bison are Back" Exhibit Opening June 6, 7pm, Canmore Museum Join us in welcoming bison back to the Bow Valley and into our museum with an evening including a guest talk on bison ecology from Biosphere Institute's Karen Messenger, the opportunity to view Biosphere's Bison Edukit, light refreshments, and free museum admission to view our brand new "Bison are Back" museum exhibit.

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July 2019

Miners Day Parade

July 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Canmore Civic Centre, 902 7th Ave
Canmore, Alberta T1W 3K1 Canada
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Join us in commemorating the 40th year since the closing of the last Canmore Mine. Details to be announced. Video from 2018 Parade.

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Paint in the Park

July 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - July 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
NWMP Barracks, 609 8 St
Canmore, Alberta T1W2B1
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  Vecova is teaming up with the Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre’s Art in the Park market to host a series of Paint in the Park sessions in support of persons with disabilities! On Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28, join as at the North West Mounted Police Barracks for a series of facilitated paint sessions by local artists and Vecova clients. After your session, browse through the Art in the Park market to view art and goods from…

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October 2019

Rock and Fossil

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Canmore Civic Centre, 902 7th Ave
Canmore, Alberta T1W 3K1 Canada
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Free

Join us for our annual Rock and Fossil Clinic at the Canmore Civic Centre on October 5, 2019 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, the Alberta Birds of Prey, fascinating displays of meteorites, fossils, dinosaur bones and more, and interactive activities for the whole family! Speakers: Parks Canada on the Burgess Shale Partners and Sponsors - Panago Pizza, Canadian Rockies Earth Sciences Resource…

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