Metis is in the Mountains Festival 2015

Metis is in the Mountains Festival 2015

Event Information
Author ahnationtalk
Start Date/Time 25th Jun Thu AM 9:00 (GMT -6)
End Date/Time 28th Jun Sun PM 5:00 (GMT -6)
Location AB
Contact Phone: 403-627-1884
Type Public
Categories

June 25-28, 2015
Music & Culture

Experience & learn about the Métis Culture.

Try your hand at throwing a tomahawk or knife, shooting a slingshot and using a bow. Experience the feeling of paddling a voyageur canoe and riding in a Red River cart. Learn the art of dancing a jig, sewing a capote or blanket bag, weaving a sash bracelet, loom beading or decorating a medicine bag.

This year’s entertainment includes:

Dallas “Fiddlin Fingerz” & Phil Boyer

Calgary Fiddler – Donna Turk

Doyle Delorme

“Wanderin” Wally Garrioch

Lorin Hansen Performance Project

Edmonton Métis Dancers

Located at the Castle River Rodeo Grounds

Admission – $18.00/person (weekend) $12.00/person day pass (Fri & Sat only)

Children 5 & under free

Camping- (un-serviced) – 15.00/unit/weekend On site concession to purchase meals

Directions:

1- From Hwy # 3, head South on Hwy 507 S
2- Turn left at township road 64 (turn is at the top of the hill just after the Castle Bridge crossing the river.) 3- Follow TWP road 64 back down into the river valley. The road ends at the Rodeo Grounds

Thursday- meet & greet day

Concerts:

Friday & Saturday Evening Dance: Saturday evening Open afternoon jam sessions Sunday – After lunch farewell

For more information or to register:

Phone: 403-627-1884 Fax: 403-627-1889

Google Website: http://mnaalocal1880.org

Mail: Box 672,

Pincher Creek, Alberta T0K 1W0

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