Gateway Gazette

Nanton Round Up Days – August Long Weekend

Avro_Canada_CF-100_'Canuck'FRIDAY, JULY 31
•July 31-Aug 2: Round-Up Days Slo-Pitch Ball Tourney.
•9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Bomber Command Museum of Canada (Hwy2S & 17 St.) ongoing displays, bombercommandmuseum.ca
•10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Cdn Grain Elevator Discovery Centre tours & displays (orange elevator on 19 Ave.), canadiangrainelevatordiscoverycentre.com
•10a.m.; Antique & Art Walk of Alberta shops, galleries and attractions open, www.antiquewalk.com

SATURDAY, AUGUST 1
•7 a.m registration.: 4th Annual George Wright Fun Run at Centennial Park; 10k run or walk 7:30am start; 5k run or walk 8:30am start, flat $45 to enter or collect pledges.
•8 -10 a.m.: Free Auditorium Hotel Pancake Breakfast (parking lot behind hotel, 20 St & Hwy 2N) featuring live music!
•9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Bomber Command Museum of Canada (Hwy2S & 17 St.) ongoing displays, bombercommandmuseum.ca
•9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Nanton United Church Farmer’s Market & annual Angel Food Cake Sale (22 St&Hwy2S).
•10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Cdn Grain Elevator Discovery Centre tours & displays (orange elevator on 19 Ave.), canadiangrainelevatordiscoverycentre.com
•10a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Antique & Art Walk of Alberta shops, galleries and attractions open, www.antiquewalk.com
•11 a.m. start: Canadian Girls Rodeo Association, Nanton Agri-Park, (Hwy 533E)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 2
•8 – 10 a.m.: Free Nanton Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast at Nanton Community Centre Parking Lot sponsored by Raffin Transit Mix, K5 Concrete Pumping and G&JD Construction.
•9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Bomber Command Museum of Canada (Hwy2S & 17 St.) ongoing displays, bombercommandmuseum.ca
•10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Canadian Grain Elevator Discovery Centre tours & displays (orange elevator on 19 Ave.), canadiangrainelevatordiscoverycentre.com
•10 a.m. start: Canadian Girls Rodeo Association, Nanton Agri-Park (Hwy 533E)
•11 a.m.: Interdenominational church service, Centennial Park near the Bomber. BYOC – Bring Your Own Chair
•11 a.m.: Antique & Art Walk of Alberta shops, galleries and attractions open, www.antiquewalk.com
•1p.m. – 3 p.m.: Nanton Chili Cook-off, downtown Nanton, $1 per spoon goes to fireworks fund.
•3 p.m.: Bomber Girls Pin-Up Contest, Bomber Command Museum; contact Jennifer at 403-874-7328
• At dusk (9:45pm or so): 26th annual Fireworks Display at Lion’s Grove Park (Hwy 2S across from Humpty’s/Flying J) – sponsored by local businesses, service clubs and YOU!

MONDAY, AUGUST 3
•7 – 9 a.m.: Free Nanton Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast at Nanton Community Centre parking lot sponsored by Raffin Transit Mix, K5 Concrete Pumping and G&JD Construction.
•9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Bomber Command Museum of Canada (Hwy 2 S & 17 St.), ongoing displays, bombercommandmuseum.ca
•10 a.m.: Nanton Round-Up Days Parade sponsored by Nanton Boosters. Judging starts at 9 a.m. at J.T. Foster school grounds, (24 St & 22 St.), Theme: Authentic Alberta; Parade Marshall: Chris Koch nantonboosters.com
•10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Cdn Grain Elevator Discovery Centre tours & displays (orange elevator on 19 Ave.), canadiangrainelevatordiscoverycentre.com
•11a.m.: Antique & Art Walk of Alberta shops and attractions open, www.antiquewalk.com
•11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: 7th Annual Nanton Children Society Children’s Festival, FREE entry! Centennial Park by Bomber Command Museum, hot dogs will be available for purchase. Petting zoo, games, facepainting, etc., sponsored by Nanton ATB, Nanton Promoters and Town of Nanton.
•1 p.m. – Nanton Promoters Duck Race – Mosquito Creek bridge on Hwy 533 east of Nanton near campground
•3 p.m.: Nanton Nite Rodeo Finals at Nanton Agri-Park, (Hwy 533E), nantonniterodeo.com

Nanton Nite Rodeo

Related Articles

Leave a Reply