2014 Heritage Festival of Saskatoon

The 2014 Heritage Festival of Saskatoon will celebrate the diversity of Saskatoon and area with the theme Bridge Mixture: Who Do You Think We Were? on Sunday, February 2, 2014, 12 – 5 pm at the Western Development Museum, 2610 Lorne Avenue.

Come explore the rich diversity of Saskatoon from past to present through the variety of heritage and multi-cultural themed displays & interactive exhibits throughout the museum.

Join in the opening parade! Chat with our exhibitors or get answers to your questions. Try your hand at old-time activities or brush up on your “home skills”. Play a game. Learn more about the cultural landscape of Saskatoon. Hands-on activities & demonstrations are offered throughout the afternoon. Entertainment on two stages features performances by fantastic children’s entertainers, dancers, singers, and musicians. Free Admission to the Museum and Festival.

ALSO: Archives Week, February 2-8, 2014, is an annual event showcasing the role that archives and archivists play in preserving and making available Saskatchewan’s documentary heritage. Activities in communities across the province include celebrity reading events, film nights, open houses, exhibits and more.

In Saskatoon they will be displaying, with other members of the Saskatoon Archival Community, in the Archives Pavilion at the Heritage Festival of Saskatoon, Western Development Museum on Sunday, February 2nd from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Admission is FREE!

Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 7:30 pm: Spotlight on the Past: Celebrity Readings from Archives in Saskatchewan,
– Free admission, refreshments available for purchase
– Doors open at 7:00, event starts at 7:30 pm at “The Bassment”, 202 4th Avenue North, Saskatoon
– Come discover Saskatchewan’s fascinating past – both playful and profound, featuring readers Dwayne Brenna, Amy Jo Ehman, Leisha Grebinski, Skip Kutz, Vera Pezer, and Jeff Rogstad