Over 30 unique events, performances and workshops are taking place across Grande Prairie for Alberta Culture Days on September 27- 29.

The weekend-long event officially starts on Friday, September 28 at 10:00 a.m. with a Coffee Kick-Off at the Provincial Building featuring art displays and live performances. Guidebooks will be available for pick-up at the kick-off with a listing of all the events happening across the weekend.

New additions to the Alberta Culture Days lineup for 2019 include a community mural painting activity and a pop-up art show at the Grande Prairie Museum. This year also marks the 10th anniversary of the Wearable Arts Show, a hallmark event of Alberta Culture Days. A free show is being hosted on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. and a special Wearable Arts Exhibition will be on display at the Centre for Creative Arts all weekend.

The full events line-up also includes:

  • Cultural themed scavenger hunt
  • Vermicomposting workshop
  • Family coat of arms activity
  • Multicultural crafts
  • Live art demonstrations
  • Sasquatch Symposium

Residents are encouraged to pick up copies of The Alberta Culture Days Guidebooks, available at the kick-off event and all host facilities, for full event details. A full listing is also available on the Centre for Creative Arts website, and up-to-date information and contest opportunities can be found on the Alberta Culture Days | Grande Prairie Facebook page.

Background

Alberta Culture Days is a three-day festival held province-wide featuring interactive activities, artisan demonstrations, live performances, workshops and more. The festival aims to engage Albertans while celebrating the cultural diversity and creativity that makes our province unique. With multiple community groups and organizations participating in this busy weekend festival, there is sure to be something for everyone.

For more information on Alberta Culture Days events and activities happening across the province, visit www.ab.culturedays.ca.