Westerner Park

In this file photo, a group of children and adults watch a horse-drawn carriage at the Westerner Days Parade. (File photo by Advocate staff)
In this file photo, a group of children and adults watch a horse-drawn carriage at the Westerner Days Parade. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Westerner Days Fair and Exposition runs from Wednesday to next Sunday. (Photo contributed)

Westerner Days has old favourites and new thrills

Central Alberta’s largest summer celebration

Westerner Days Fair and Exposition runs from Wednesday to next Sunday. (Photo contributed)
The Flipping Amazing Pancake Breakfast will be held Saturday in the Bower Place parking lot. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
The Flipping Amazing Pancake Breakfast will be held Saturday in the Bower Place parking lot. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Westerner Park’s Dinner On Ice will be held Aug. 17. (Photo Contributed)
Westerner Park’s Dinner On Ice will be held Aug. 17. (Photo Contributed)
Legendary John Fogerty comes to Red Deer on Oct. 17. (Photo contributed)
Legendary John Fogerty comes to Red Deer on Oct. 17. (Photo contributed)
Nice Horse is coming to Westerner Days. (Contributed photo).
Nice Horse is coming to Westerner Days. (Contributed photo).
Trevor Mertes and Desperado is leading training sessions at The Mane Event at Westerner Park. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Mane Event returns for 13th year in Red Deer

Equine education and trade fair runs until Sunday at Westerner Park

Trevor Mertes and Desperado is leading training sessions at The Mane Event at Westerner Park. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
The Spring Dog Show will be held April 5-7 at Westerner Park. (Advocate file photo/AP Photo/Frank Franklin II).
The Spring Dog Show will be held April 5-7 at Westerner Park. (Advocate file photo/AP Photo/Frank Franklin II).
The crossword quilt by Debbie Becker Matthie of the Innisfail area will be shown at the Quilt Show Friday and Saturday at Westerner Park. (Contributed photo).

Lasting family treasures to be presented at Red Deer’s Quilt Show this weekend

Featured quilter is Innisfail-area’s Debbie Becker Matthie

The crossword quilt by Debbie Becker Matthie of the Innisfail area will be shown at the Quilt Show Friday and Saturday at Westerner Park. (Contributed photo).
Westerner Park names new CEO

Westerner Park names new CEO

Board of directors makes announcement

Westerner Park names new CEO
Installer Mike Johnson (left) and Wes Wiebe, owner of Counterscapes Kitchen and Bath Renovations, ready their booth for the Home and Reno Show at Westerner Park this weekend. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Installer Mike Johnson (left) and Wes Wiebe, owner of Counterscapes Kitchen and Bath Renovations, ready their booth for the Home and Reno Show at Westerner Park this weekend. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Hannah Vanderlinde (front), of Lacombe, and Nicole Verhoef, of Bowden, work to prepare Verhoef’s holstein Match for the show ring on Thursday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Hannah Vanderlinde (front), of Lacombe, and Nicole Verhoef, of Bowden, work to prepare Verhoef’s holstein Match for the show ring on Thursday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Exhibition Hall is under construction at Westerner Park. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Exhibition Hall construction on time and budget

Largest free span space in Red Deer

Exhibition Hall is under construction at Westerner Park. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Volunteers needed for Canadian Finals Rodeo

Volunteers needed for Canadian Finals Rodeo

Central Alberta rodeo fans can get more vicarious thrills by signing up…

Volunteers needed for Canadian Finals Rodeo
Westerner Park dinner showcases Central Alberta food

Westerner Park dinner showcases Central Alberta food

Long Table Dinner on Aug. 18 begins with farm and brewery tour

  • Jul 27, 2018
Westerner Park dinner showcases Central Alberta food
Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Tim McFadden and Joe Junior Tag competed in the Reining Alberta Spring Classic on Friday.
Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Tim McFadden and Joe Junior Tag competed in the Reining Alberta Spring Classic on Friday.
Trainer Glenn Stewart with his horses, before his demonstration at the Mane Event three-day show in Red Deer. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Trainer Glenn Stewart with his horses, before his demonstration at the Mane Event three-day show in Red Deer. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Jen McKee with Jeelee Joolery, of Waterloo, Ont., hangs key rings made with semi precious stones at her both at Our Best to You Spring Craft Sale that is on now at Westerner Park. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

UPDATED: Spring craft sale attracts shoppers

Over 150 artisans at Red Deer craft sale

Jen McKee with Jeelee Joolery, of Waterloo, Ont., hangs key rings made with semi precious stones at her both at Our Best to You Spring Craft Sale that is on now at Westerner Park. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
This fall the Canadian Finals Rodeo will proceed Agri-Trade Equipment Expo at Westerner Park. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer gets ready for CFR 45

A $20 to $25-million annual injection to the local economy

This fall the Canadian Finals Rodeo will proceed Agri-Trade Equipment Expo at Westerner Park. (Advocate file photo)
Interprovincial horse show coming to the Westerner

Interprovincial horse show coming to the Westerner

Red Deer to host Arabian horse competition

Interprovincial horse show coming to the Westerner