At the Park, history changes daily.

With live performances, demonstrations and guided tours, no two days at Heritage Park are ever the same. Every day costumed interpreters entertain and educate guests about the social, economic and cultural affairs of Western Canada’s early development. Check the activities listing below to see when you can churn your own butter, train with the North West Mounted Police or try your hand at traditional Blackfoot dancing.

Browse below to see what's happening for the week of: September 25th, 2016

Gasoline Alley Activities

All day - Try one of our new activities for adults and children, while you explore the many marvelous inventions and collections in Gasoline Alley Museum!

Gasoline Alley Activities

All day - Try one of our new activities for adults and children, while you explore the many marvelous inventions and collections in Gasoline Alley Museum!

Gasoline Alley Activities

All day - Try one of our new activities for adults and children, while you explore the many marvelous inventions and collections in Gasoline Alley Museum!

Gasoline Alley Activities

All day - Try one of our new activities for adults and children, while you explore the many marvelous inventions and collections in Gasoline Alley Museum!

 

Gasoline Alley Activities

All day - Try one of our new activities for adults and children, while you explore the many marvelous inventions and collections in Gasoline Alley Museum!

Bannock Making

Discover how bannock was made, the Metis fur trader way!

1:00pm in the Hudson's Bay Company Fur Trading Fort

Labour Days in Gasoline Alley

Visit the Family Gallery to learn all about Unions through crafts and displays. Celebrate the labours of all workers as you try the following activities all day in Gasoline Alley Museum.

Nuts and Bolts - Try your hand as an assembly line worker. How many nuts can you apply in a race against the clock?
Events & Inventions - Can you match the invention or the person to the event in history?
Case of the Missing U’s - Put on your detective hat to solve the case of the Missing U’s.

Jane's Story

Discover what life was like for Jane Howse, wife of the famous Sam Livingston and mother to their 14 children.

All day in the Livingston House

Become A Voyageur

Are you ready to tackle the callenges of a real Voyageur? Learn all about the frontier trading lifestyle.

2:00pm and 4:00pm in the Hudson’s Bay Fur Trading Fort

Butter Making

Learn how butter was made in 1910 and help make some with our interpreters. Enjoy pioneer games and stories all day.

11:30am and 3:30pm in the Nightingale Colony House

Farming in 1910

Stop by and find out how equipment was used to till the land in the early days!

10:00am - 3:00pm in the Farm Implement Shed

Street Theatre - Banking on the News

Bob Edwards, proprietor for the Calgary Eye Opener, is in town and gets pinned unknowlingly for a bank robbery in Banking on the News.

Scene 1: 10:30am & 2:00pm - Strathmore Standard

Scene 2: 11:00am & 2:30pm - Traders Bank of Munson

Scene 3: 11:30am & 3:30pm - Town Hall

Scene 4: 12:00pm & 4:00pm - Atlas Lumber Company

Heartbeat of the Blackfoot

Listen to the beat of the drum and learn about songs and dances of the Blackfoot First Nations.

1:30pm and 3:00pm in the First Nations Encampment

Woodstove Cuisine

Fill your senses with the sweet aroma of home baking on a wood fired stove.

11:00am - 2:00pm in the Livingston House, Burnside Ranch House & Rectory

S.S. Moyie Commentary Cruise

Learn the history behind the S.S. Moyie & more during a narrated cruise around the Glenmore Reservoir!

12:20pm & 2:05pm aboard the S.S. Moyie

Saturday Sing-Along

Listen or join in singing some popular music from 1910.

2:45pm - 3:15pm in the Thorpe House

Labour Days in Gasoline Alley

Visit the Family Gallery to learn all about Unions through crafts and displays. Celebrate the labours of all workers as you try the following activities all day in Gasoline Alley Museum.

Nuts and Bolts - Try your hand as an assembly line worker. How many nuts can you apply in a race against the clock?
Events & Inventions - Can you match the invention or the person to the event in history?
Case of the Missing U’s - Put on your detective hat to solve the case of the Missing U’s.

Jane's Story

Discover what life was like for Jane Howse, wife of the famous Sam Livingston and mother to their 14 children.

All day in the Livingston House

Butter Making

Try making butter the 1910 way! Enjoy pioneer games and stories all day and butter making at set times.

11:30am and 3:30pm at the Nightingale Colony House

World Teacher's Day

In olden days, a student would show their appreciation by giving an apple to their teacher.

In celebration of World Teacher’s Day on Oct.5, teachers and representatives from the Alberta Teachers Association will be handing out free apples to the public today to thank them for their ongoing support of public education in Alberta.  Get yours while supplies last!

All day in Weedon School

 

Aboriginal Games

Learn how life skills were taught to First Nations children as you play some traditional Native games.

1:30pm and 3:00pm in the First Nations Encampment

Wood Stove Cuisine

Fill your senses with the sweet aroma of home baking on a wood fired stove.

11:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Livingston House, Burnside Ranch House & Rectory

S.S. Moyie Commentary Cruise

Learn the history behind the S.S. Moyie & more during a narrated cruise around the Glenmore Reservoir!

12:20pm & 2:05pm aboard the S.S. Moyie

Patrol with the RNWMP

Go on patrol with a RNWMP Constable. Discover fun facts and learn how they helped shape the west.

1:00pm at the Banff RNWMP Barracks

The Shofar and the High Holidays

Join special guest Rabbi Chaim Safren as he speaks about shofar’s – the rams horn used in High Holy Day services. Learn it’s significance, how it’s produced and watch a demonstration of its use.

2:30pm - 3:0pm in the Montefiore Institute

Become a Voyageur

Are you ready to tackle the challenges of a real Voyageur? Learn about the tasks and rewards at the Hudson’s Bay Fur Trading Fort.

2:00pm and 4:00pm in the Hudson’s Bay Fur Trading Fort

Famous 5 House Tour

Tour this beautiful representation of Nellie McClung's home and hear stories of the Famous 5 Canadian women.

11:30am in the Famous 5 Centre of Canadian Women

Street Theatre- Banking on the News

Bob Edwards, proprietor for the Calgary Eye Opener, is in town and gets pinned unknowlingly for a bank robbery in Banking on the News.

Scene 1: 10:30am & 2:30pm - Strathmore Standard

Scene 2: 11:00am & 2:30pm - Traders Bank of Munson

Scene 3: 11:30am & 3:30pm - Town Hall

Scene 4: 12:00pm & 4:00pm - Atlas Lumber Company

 

A New Years Treat

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, with the traditional taste of apples and honey while you learn about the history and tradition of this High Holiday.

1:00pm - 4:00pm in the Montefiore Institute

Gasoline Alley

Gasoline Alley

Open Daily
10:00am - 5:00pm
 

Historical Village

Historical Village

Open Weekends Only
10:00am - 5:00pm
 

 

Haskayne Mercantile Block

Gift Shops

Open Daily
10:00am - 6:00pm
 

Railway Cafe

Railway Cafe

Open Daily
9:30am - 5:00pm
 

Selkirk Grille

Selkirk Grille

Open Daily for lunch.
Open Tues - Sun for lunch & dinner.

 


Heritage Park Historical Village

Heritage Park Historical Village

1900 Heritage Dr. S.W.
Calgary, Alberta
T2V 2X3
Canada

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