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Stephansson House celebrating summer with Harvest Fair and Quilt Show

The annual event will feature live music, demonstrations, artisans, quilters, and a food truck

The Stephansson House’s annual harvest fair and quilt show is back this weekend.

The end-of-summer celebration will take place Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

The afternoon includes refreshments, live music and demonstrations, as well as work from local artisans and quilters.

The demonstrations will show wool spinning, lace making and hands-on activities provided by local museums.

“Kids of all ages are invited to bring their pennies, or you can get them from us, to participate in our old-fashioned carnival games and crafts,” said Jenna Berild, lead interpreter at Stephansson House Provincial Historic Site, adding the games, such as Plinko, are unique to the attraction.

There will also be a photo booth to capture the memories and a food truck, which is new to the event this year.

Regular admission prices to Stephansson House apply, but the museum is open to visitors alongside the event.

Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for youth aged seven to 17, and $4 for seniors and students. Children under six are free.

A family pass (two adults and two youths) is also available for $14.

The Stephansson House is still looking for volunteers to help run the carnival games at the event.

Those interested can call 403-728-3929 or email stephansson.house@gov.ab.ca anytime before the event.


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