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Canada Day celebrations planned in Fort Macleod, Granum

Canada Day celebrations are planned Sunday, July 1 in Fort Macleod and Granum.
Canada marks the 151st year of confederation in 2018.
Fort Macleod Lions will host a free pancake breakfast from 9-11 a.m. Sunday at Lioness Park. Donations will be accepted for the food bank.
The Canada Day celebration in Fort Macleod takes place at The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police, with free admission.
The day begins at 9 a.m. with games and crafts in the compound.
At 9:30 a.m. the play The March of the Redcoats will be performed in the Rotary Theatre.
The Southern Alberta Horse Artillery, dressed in period replica uniforms, will give a cannon and rifle demonstration in the compound at 10:30 a.m.
Official opening ceremonies take place at 11 a.m. with the raising of the Canadian flag and the inspection of the 2018 Mounted Patrol.
The first performance of the Musical Ride in 2018 takes place at 11:30 a.m., with other performances set for 2 p.m.and 3:30 p.m.
There is a barbecue in the compound at noon, with Canada Day birthday cake served in the museum’s main gallery.
Some of the area’s history will be discussed at 1 p.m. during a tour of the original fort site and the grave of legendary scout Jerry Potts. People are to gather at the front doors of the museum at 12:45 p.m.
The Southern Alberta Horse Artillery gives cannon and rifle demonstrations at 1:30 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
The Musical Ride is at 2 p.m., followed at 2:45 p.m. by another performance of The March of the Redcoats in the Rotary Theatre.
The Musical Ride is at 3:30 p.m., followed at 4:30 p.m. by a watermelon-eating contest on the lawn in front of the Blackfoot Gallery.
Granum celebration
Canada Day starts early at Granum, with breakfast served at the Drop-In Centre from 7-10 a.m.
The annual parade gets under way at 11:30 a.m., with the museum to open immediately following.
A concession opens at the Homesteader at 12 noon.
At the same time, activities begin at the park including face-painting, sand castle building, Remington Carriage rides, a performance by a hoop dancer, a duck race and more.
Magician Ben Price takes the stage at 3:15 p.m., followed by the Canada Day cake-cutting ceremony at 4 p.m.
Supper will be served beginning at 5 p.m. at the Granum Golf Club clubhouse.
The fireworks show gets under way at 11 p.m., featuring a grand finale sponsored by Scougall Motors in Fort Macleod.

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  1. debbie Says:

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