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Visitors of all ages are invited to the Sunnybrook Farm Museum for a bevy of activities during the Pioneer Days Festival, Aug. 20 and 21 (Advocate file photo.)

Pioneer Days Festival to be held Aug. 20, 21 at Red Deer’s Sunnybrook Farm

Vintage tractors are all fired up for the Pioneer Days Festival at…

 

Cooper Costain, age six, and his sister Sophia, four, enjoyed feeding sheep at the Sunnybrook Farm petting zoo. The kids were on a field trip Tuesday with the Red Deer Catholic Regional School Board Home Schooling Association. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

PHOTOS: The Sunnybrook Farm petting zoo is back for the season

Kids enjoy interacting with animals at the Red Deer attraction

 

Willowdale Zion Presbyterian Church was moved onto its new foundation at Sunnybrook Farm Museum in November. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Willowdale church restoration underway at Red Deer’s Sunnybrook Museum

Church expected to be open to the public in July

 

Willowdale Zion Presbyterian Church has been moved to Sunnybrook Farm Museum. (Photo by Jeremy Moore)

WATCH: Willowdale Zion Presbyterian Church has a new home in Red Deer

Another building for Sunnybrook Farm Museum

Willowdale Zion Presbyterian Church has been moved to Sunnybrook Farm Museum. (Photo by Jeremy Moore)
Georgia Helder, 7, visited Sunnybrook Farm Museum Monday and enjoyed petting the donkey. She also checked out the turkey, goats, calves, chickens and rabbits. The museum focusing on the history of rural life in central Alberta will remain open to Aug. 27 from 9 to 5, seven days a week. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff)

PHOTO: Baby animals are back at Red Deer’s Sunnybrook Farm

The museum of rural life is now open to visitors

Georgia Helder, 7, visited Sunnybrook Farm Museum Monday and enjoyed petting the donkey. She also checked out the turkey, goats, calves, chickens and rabbits. The museum focusing on the history of rural life in central Alberta will remain open to Aug. 27 from 9 to 5, seven days a week. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff)
A garage on the north side of Sunnybrook Farm Museum was damaged during a break and enter about a week ago. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

UPDATED: Break and enter at Sunnybrook Farm Museum

1940s garage door damaged beyond repair

A garage on the north side of Sunnybrook Farm Museum was damaged during a break and enter about a week ago. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
The tractor train brings a group of children around Sunnybrook Farm Museum last sason. This year, the (Photo by Advocate staff)

Community facilities await summer opening

Red Deerians attracted to city trails

The tractor train brings a group of children around Sunnybrook Farm Museum last sason. This year, the (Photo by Advocate staff)
Carter Finlayson, Landyn Zatorski and Liam Finlayson met the horses taking visitors on wagon rides around Sunnybrook Farm Museum on Feb. 17, 2020 during Family Snow Day at the farm. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Carter Finlayson, Landyn Zatorski and Liam Finlayson met the horses taking visitors on wagon rides around Sunnybrook Farm Museum on Feb. 17, 2020 during Family Snow Day at the farm. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Gerry Kemp accepts the Golden Furrow Award on behalf of his farming family, which has been community-building since arriving here in 1882. (Contributed photo).

Central Alberta farm family has been community-building since 1882

Kemp family of Innisfail receives 2019 Golden Furrow Award

Gerry Kemp accepts the Golden Furrow Award on behalf of his farming family, which has been community-building since arriving here in 1882. (Contributed photo).
A tractor train brings a group of children around Sunnybrook Farm Museum. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Get ready for Pioneer Days Festival in Red Deer

Annual festival at Sunnybrook Farm Museum

A tractor train brings a group of children around Sunnybrook Farm Museum. (File photo by Advocate staff)
The entrance to Sunnybrook Farm Museum has been moved to the south end of the property, at 2879 Botterill Cres., where there is a new parking lot. (Photo contributed)

Sunnybrook Farm Museum welcomes spring

New south-end entrance to museum

The entrance to Sunnybrook Farm Museum has been moved to the south end of the property, at 2879 Botterill Cres., where there is a new parking lot. (Photo contributed)
Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff                                Colleen Donald and George Scott sit in the same Calder School classroom where their late fathers were students. The 1932 building was relocated to the Sunnybrook Farm Museum in Red Deer.

Memories shared at the Calder School opening at Red Deer’s Sunnybrook Farm Museum

One-room schoolhouses were once the centre of rural life, says volunteer

Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff                                Colleen Donald and George Scott sit in the same Calder School classroom where their late fathers were students. The 1932 building was relocated to the Sunnybrook Farm Museum in Red Deer.
Sunnybrook Farm Museum volunteer Lavila Lang had help harvesting vegetables from home school students with Lighthouse Christian Academy in Sylvan Lake and Koinonia Christian School in Red Deer on Wednesday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Pioneer life at Red Deer museum

Sunnybrook Farm Museum teaches students

  • Sep 19, 2018
Sunnybrook Farm Museum volunteer Lavila Lang had help harvesting vegetables from home school students with Lighthouse Christian Academy in Sylvan Lake and Koinonia Christian School in Red Deer on Wednesday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Calder School takes shape in Red Deer

Calder School takes shape in Red Deer

Sunnybrook Farm Museum’s latest addition

Calder School takes shape in Red Deer
Dogs that detect gathered at Sunnybrook Farm Museum

Dogs that detect gathered at Sunnybrook Farm Museum

A Sporting Detection Dogs Association sanctioned event brought dogs from across the province to Red Deer

Dogs that detect gathered at Sunnybrook Farm Museum
St. Patrick’s Community School Grade 2 student Liane Cortez got a lesson in doing the laundry the homesteader way with help from interpreter Victoria Matejka at Sunnybrook Farm Museum on Tuesday.Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff

Photo: Learning laundry old school at Sunnybrook Farm

St. Patrick’s Community School students in Red Deer visit the farm

St. Patrick’s Community School Grade 2 student Liane Cortez got a lesson in doing the laundry the homesteader way with help from interpreter Victoria Matejka at Sunnybrook Farm Museum on Tuesday.Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff
Grace and Avery Prince observe the first barnyard animals of the season at Sunnybrook Farm in Red Deer. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Grace and Avery Prince observe the first barnyard animals of the season at Sunnybrook Farm in Red Deer. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Laurine Just was one of the volunteers at Sunnybrook Farm Museum on Tuesday morning pulling pies out of freezers for people who dropped by for the Ladies of Sunnybrook home-made pie sale. Money raised will go to Sunnybrook Farm Museum and its 2018 educational programs. Pies are on sale today until 6 p.m., and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the museum, located at 4701 30th St. (Photo by Susan Zielinski/Advocate staff)

Sunnybrook pies in demand

Just in time for Easter

  • Mar 20, 2018
Laurine Just was one of the volunteers at Sunnybrook Farm Museum on Tuesday morning pulling pies out of freezers for people who dropped by for the Ladies of Sunnybrook home-made pie sale. Money raised will go to Sunnybrook Farm Museum and its 2018 educational programs. Pies are on sale today until 6 p.m., and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the museum, located at 4701 30th St. (Photo by Susan Zielinski/Advocate staff)
The Ladies of Sunnybrook Farm Museum will be selling home-made pies March 20 and 21. (File photo by Advocate staff)
The Ladies of Sunnybrook Farm Museum will be selling home-made pies March 20 and 21. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Warkentin Building Movers and Sterling Crane gently moved Calder School onto its new foundation at Sunnybrook Farm Museum Wednesday morning.

Two cranes lift Calder School into place

Another historic building for Sunnybrook Farm Museum in Red Deer

Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Warkentin Building Movers and Sterling Crane gently moved Calder School onto its new foundation at Sunnybrook Farm Museum Wednesday morning.