• Vegreville Farmers’ Market
Open March through December, on Fridays from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Vegreville Elk’s Hall, 5002 – 55 Ave. Shop for locally grown produce, baking, meat, eggs, jewelry, handcrafts, gift items and more.
• Country Farmers’ Market
Country Farmers’ Market open Mondays now through Oct. 25. To book a table call or email 780-674-8805 or BH_MCFM@hotmail.com.
• Spruce Grove Farmers’ Market
Saturdays (9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) until Dec. 18. Located at the Grain Elevator Site, 100 Railway Ave. (Hwy 16A, south of the tracks). Come enjoy our friendly market. Wide variety of vendors, unique handcrafted gift items and tasty homemade food. For info/tables call 780-240-5821.
• Sherwood Park Farmers’ Market
Sherwood Park Farmers’ Market runs rain or shine every Wednesday now through Oct. 6 at Festival Place. Locally produced plants, vegetables, craft and lots of home baking. For more info email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Mayerthorpe & Area Farmers’ Market
Come out to the Mayerthorpe & Area Farmers’ Market every Thursday in Mayerthorpe Diamond Centre from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more info call 780-786-2523.
• Heritage Farmers’ Market
Heritage Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays until October at Heritage Park, 50 St. and 42 Ave. in Stony Plain. Call Lisa at 780-963-2777 for info.
• Baseline Farmers’ Market
The Baseline Farmers Market is held Wednesdays from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Home Depot parking lot, now through Sept. 29. Baked goods, jams, pickles, Ukrainian food, Alberta beef, kettle corn, Kastelen sausage, hand-crafted items, and more. New vendors always welcome. Email email@example.com or call 780-760-6807 for more info.
• Barrhead Farmers’ Market (1)
Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Barrhead Neighbourhood Inn Banquet Room. Friendly market with a variety of handcrafted gift items, fresh baking and some commercial items. To book a table call 780-939-7222 or 780-785-2058.
• Barrhead Farmers’ Market (2)
Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the multipurpose room in the Agrena till Dec. 18. Free coffee and sometimes goodies. For info call 780-674-2106.
• Whitecourt Farmers’ Market
Every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Legion Hall (downtown) until Oct. 5. Christmas markets Nov. 9-23, Dec. 14, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For info call 780-674-2106 or 780-778-4366.
• Artwork with a Water Theme
Water! Water! Members of the Art Society of Strathcona County will be showcasing their “artwork with a water theme” – local art, various mediums, affordable prices – in the Loft Aft Gallery at the A. J. Ottewell Arts Centre, 590 Broadmoor Blvd. in Sherwood Park, Sept. 9 through Oct. 30. Open Thursdays 5 to 9 p.m., and Saturdays 10 to 4 p.m. The gift shop also features unique small items made by artists of the Society. Call Kay at 780-922-6324 for more info.
• Sherwood Park Square Dancing
Square Dancing begins Tuesday, Sept. 21 at Festival Place in Sherwood Park. For information phone Wayne at 780-467-1765.
• Carvel perogy supper
St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Carvel is having a perogy supper on Sept. 24 from 4-8 p.m. All are welcome! Tickets at the door. Adults $12, kids $6 and kids under five are free. Carvel Hall is located in the Hamlet of Carvel, five kilometres south of Hwy 16 on Hwy 770. For information check out http://www.stnicholasincarvel.com or phone Stephanie at 780-963-1541.
• Spruce Grove PolioPlus fundraiser
The Rotary Club of Spruce Grove, assisted by Stony Plain Rotary, will hold a PolioPlus Fundraising Gala Friday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. at Horizon Stage. Featured speaker is Danny Catt, photographer, world traveller and biologist, using his own photographs to illustrate his vision for a sustainable world, a polio-free world. Information/tickets 780-960-1517 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• East Parkland pig roast
The East Parkland CrimeWatch Association and the Junior Forest Wardens are having their 24th annual pig roast on Sept. 25 at the Clymont Hall, 51423 Highway 60, Spruce Grove. Tickets are $25. There will be a silent auction and dancing. Call Marilyn at 780-470-0006.
• Looma Talent Show & Potluck Supper
On Saturday, Sept. 25 the Looma Talent Show & Potluck Supper will be held at Looma Hall. Doors open at 5:30 and supper is at 6:30. Entrance fee is a potluck dish. Do you have talents you’d like to share with us? Then join us. For more info call Jan at 780-417-2897 or Valerie at 780-410-1022.
• Calahoo Firefighter’s Ball/Silent Auction
On Sept. 25 at the Calahoo Arena, it’s the Calahoo Firefighter’s Ball & Silent Auction. Doors open at 6 p.m. and auction begins at 7 p.m. Dinner at 9 p.m. Silent auction closes and dance begins. Tickets $35 per person. Adults only. Tickets available at the Calahoo stores. Should you have any donations toward the silent auction, call Dianne at 780-967-3771.
• Beaumont Garage Sale
Place Beausejour 5020-52 Ave. in Beaumont, is having a garage sale on Oct. 1 from 4-8 p.m. and Oct. 2 from 9 a.m.-noon. Appliances, books, magazines, small kitchen appliances, all kinds of household items. Come and have coffee and a doughnut and browse for treasures.
• Sherwood Park Fall Garage Sale
The Strathcona Twins & More Club is having their annual fall garage sale at
The Park Church on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (1 Brower Drive, Sherwood Park). It is open to the public. Loads of toys, clothes, baby items, maternity
clothes…pretty much everything related to babies or kids. More than 30 tables of all kids stuff.
• Stained Glass Classes
Stained Glass Lessons and Workshop time will start at Telford House in Leduc on Monday, Oct. 4. Beginner lessons will run four weeks. All materials and equipment included. You will learn how to create pieces using the copper foil technique. Workshop time will allow you to work on your own projects. To register and set up a class time or for more info call Dwayne Brandly at 780-986-8664.
• Art Society Workshops
Art Society of Strathcona County presents workshops at the Ottewell Arts Centre in Sherwood Park by Doug Swinton in Oils (Oct. 29, 30 and 31). Call 780-449-0570 or 780-449 4443 for more info. Register by mailing cheque to ASSC, Box 3061, Sherwood Park T8H 2T1.
• Leduc dinner theatre
East of 60 Society is presenting dinner and an evening of mystery and suspense on Oct. 8 and 9 (prime rib) and Oct. 10 (matinee and Thanksgiving lunch). Call 587-783-3760 for tickets.
• Ardrossan United Church fundraiser
Come to an evening of T ‘n’ T, Tunes and Treasures, featuring music by the Josephburg Men’s Chorus, Belles in Harmony and Measure for Measure. Also a silent auction. Saturday, Oct. 16 at the church. Doors open at 6:15, tickets are $10. Phone Nina at 780-417-1772 for information.
• Cloverlawn artisan sale
Homespun Harvest 13th annual artisan sale at Cloverlawn Community Centre, Oct. 16, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. Located southeast of Leduc on RR 233 and Secondary Highway 616. Vendors showcase from as far away as Spruce Grove, Czar, Camrose and Edmonton. Call Edie at 780-387-4772.
• Natural fibre day
On Oct. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. come join us at Namao Hall (junction highways 28 and 37). You can see alpacas, llamas , sheep and angora goats.There will be spinning, weaving and knitting demonstrations throughout the day.Sign up and try your hand with courses in dyeing, needle felting, rug hooking or knitting! For more info call Laurie at 780-973-3532 or email@example.com.
• Leduc Chamber Home & Leisure Expo
On Oct. 22-24 at the Leduc Recreation Centre, join us as local Leduc businesses showcase their products and services in a 3-day expo. Friday 5-9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. More info at http://www.leduc-chamber.com or by calling the office at 780-986-5454.