- Category: AM 1140 Blog
- Published: Thursday, 17 August 2017 11:52
- Written by Charlie Brown
Every day and or weekend is fun at the Bar U, with this years free admission to celebrate 150 you need to get there.
Longview comes to life at the Smith-Fuller Park this weekend with Longstock!
Saturday 12 - 9:30 PM
Sunday 12 - 7 PM
Smith-Fuller Centennial Park, Longview, Alberta
10th Annual Music and Arts Festival in Smith-Fuller Centennial Park in beautiful Longview, Alberta. Headliner this year is “Grammy R&B Legend Donald Ray Johnson” plus a host of other great Alberta acts representing a wide variety of musical genres. Only an hour southwest of Calgary on scenic Highway 22. Different Bands every hour Saturday August 19th from 12:00pm to 9:30pm & Sunday August 20th from noon to 7:00pm. Some of the finest artists in Alberta will be exhibiting paintings, prints, photographs, and sculpture in a 40x60ft tent. Already 40 vendors and artisans are booked for the market. Food and beer garden.
For a complete line up check out our web page - www.longstock.org or “Longstock Music and Arts Festival” on Facebook. Vendors please call Sheila Saunders @ 403-479-0184 for information or table reservations. Volunteers would be especially appreciated for setup Friday August 18 & tear down Monday August 21st at 11 AM both days. If you would like to volunteer please contact Eva @ 403-558-3967.
Admission by donation. Minimum $10This will be the 10th annual festival which originated through Eva Levesque and her crew. The idea arose while sitting around the kitchen table drinking coffee one afternoon and has grown into this amazing festival fondly called "Longstock" by its organizers. Eva diligently searches out fantastic Alberta talent for the music-fest and crafters. Rick Smith does the same with our talented Alberta artists.
There will be a Beer tent and the usual hamburger and hotdog munchies, t-shirt sales and featured artists CD's for sale. Click here to see the musicians lineup and performance times.
110th Priddis & Millarville Fair
August 19 & 20, 2017
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Admission: $5 per person per day, children 8 and under free
The 2017 Fair Schedule is now available. There is so much to see and do, all at no additional cost beyond admission. You can also shop at the famous Millarville Farmers’ Market both days.
The Priddis & Millarville Fair is one of Southern Alberta’s oldest and largest country fairs. Located at the Millarville Racetrack and co-hosted with the Millarville Farmers’ Market, the Fair is the place to come to learn about Alberta’s agricultural history, touch the animals, view the creations of local artisans, gardeners, photographers and wood workers. We have antique tractors, cars and trucks that span generations, horse riding events of all types, and contests – pie eating, rooster crowing, watermelon eating, youth talent.
With products made, baked or grown in Alberta, you can support local farmers and crafters while learning about our rich agricultural history. From field crops to honey bees and whether it is observing how livestock is graded or taking time to marvel at the great display of judged entries, there is no shortage of things to do at the Fair! Interested in home cooking & baking, arts & handicrafts, fibre arts, photography, woodworking, flowers, fruits and vegetables? Then we have something for you.
Anyone and everyone is welcome and encouraged to enter as an exhibitor at the Fair. The 2017 Priddis & Millarville Fair Book is the place to find all the exhibit classes. You can enter your exhibits online or use the entry forms in the back of the Fair Book. Entry deadline is August 11.
The Fair succeeds because of the outstanding support from our community – financial contributions, volunteer time and exhibitor participation. It takes community involvement in all 3 areas to create this spectacular country fair, filled with Western charm that generations of families look forward to each August.
For you country music fans Country Thunder rolls in to Calgary with Brad Paisley, Thomas Rhett and more, details at countrythunder.com
Enjoy your day!