Canada Day / Dominion Day

Monday, July 1, 2019

10 am to 4pm

The best place to celebrate Canada's 152nd birthday
is at the Lacombe Museums.
Enjoy a day of free family-friendly activities at the Michener House Museum
and the Blacksmith Shop Museum to celebrate the sights, sounds, and
smells of your local history!

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Vintage Family Pictures

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Step back to 1910 in Ben Cameron's Photo Studio and dress up in historical costumes to have your professional family portrait taken at the Michener House Museum.
$10/photo

Petting Zoo from Tranquility Greenhouses

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Pet your way to happiness in the gardens of the Michener House Museum with the cutest farm animals courtesy of Tranquility Greenhouses in Clive, AB!

 

Strawberry Social with Oodles of Chocolate

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We have partnered with Oodles of Chocolate to bring an old fashioned strawberry social to the Michener House Museum! Enjoy homemade shortcake, fresh strawberries, and your choice of homemade whipped cream or ice cream! All proceeds go towards the Lacombe Museums school programming.
$4 a plate 

Guided Walking Tours

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Explore the history of Lacombe's downtown on a guided tour featuring historic buildings and lots of murals!
Tours leave from the Michener House Museum at 11am & 3pm and last about 1 hour.

Food Truck Alley

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Looking for lunch? Look no further than the Blacksmith Shop Museum! Starting at noon, food trucks will be set up in the parking lot beside the shop for you to enjoy.

Upcoming Events

See our 2019 Summer Season calendar of events, including workshops, drop in programs and special events (Canada Day, Historic Places Day, Lacombe Days, Open Farms Days, and so much more) below!

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Additional Activities at the Lacombe Museums

Michener House Museum
Blacksmith Shop Museum
  • Museum Tours
  • Canada Day Crafts
  • Old Fashioned Carnival Games
  • Museum Tours
  • Live Blacksmithing Demos
  • Cedar Shingle Branding - $5