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Discover, experience and celebrate the arts during Alberta Culture Days

September 18, 2017 9:39 AM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

Red Deerians are invited to discover, experience and celebrate arts and culture during Alberta Culture Days, September 29 to October 1, 2017.

This annual three-day festival showcases the many forms of arts and culture celebrated in our community, including art shows and demonstrations, dance lessons, film presentations, live music, and kids activities. Many events are happening in Red Deer throughout the weekend, with most being family-friendly and free to attend.

“The City of Red Deer is pleased to partner with the Red Deer Arts Council to bring this exciting three-day event to Red Deer,” said Caryn Ouwehand, Special Events Programmer. “By featuring the talents of local visual and performing artists, while showcasing many cultural community groups in our city, Red Deer’s Alberta Culture Days celebration is an opportunity for citizens to celebrate diversity and make meaningful community connections.”

Join us for a Downtown celebration at the Canada 150 Art Jam on Saturday, September 30. Enjoy live entertainment on the Diversity Stage, try your hand at nature crafts and activities, visit the Red Feather Women’s Community Tipi, and explore your inner rapper at the interactive rap booth. Proudly presented by The City of Red Deer, this event is free to attend and is sure to provide entertainment for the whole family.

Canada 150 Art Jam

Saturday, September 30
City Hall Park
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

“Alberta Culture Days is our largest celebration of arts, heritage, culture and community. For the past 10 years, Albertans have come together to share what culture means to them through family-friendly, fun and inspiring events like the Canada 150 Art Jam. I encourage everyone in the Red Deer area to join the party at the end of September and experience the joy of Alberta Culture Days.” - Ricardo Miranda, Minister of Culture and Tourism

A complete list of events and locations is available at www.reddeer.ca/AlbertaCultureDays. Additional details can be found by following The City of Red Deer on Facebook and Twitter or by searching #ABCultureDays.

For more information, please contact: 

Caryn Ouwehand
Special Events Programmer
The City of Red Deer
403-348-5078

Communications & Strategic Planning
The City of Red Deer
403-342-8147

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