Local Events and Activities at the Homestead
This page, Local Events and Activities, is to keep you up to date, in addition to the McNaught News blog page.
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Events for 2023
- Gala Fundraiser - Saturday, April 15th.
Silent and Live Art Auctions and the Comedian, Ken Valgardson. Doors open at 5:30. Supper at 6:30 at the Beaverlodge Community Centre. Ticks are $60 each or $420 for 8. Tickets and information from Erin at 780-518-3901. Or email@example.com.
- McNaught Open House 2023 (July 23rd) has been postponed due to the 1912 Homestead House restoration project on site.
Evening Ghost Walk - October 21, 27, 28. 6 to 10 PM at the Homestead site south of Beaverlodge on highway 722. Watch for information in the fall.
Homestead Art Programs
Art and photography workshops are planned through out the summer. Other topics that may take place are; Painting in Acrylics, Watercolor Painting, Birding & Nature appreciation, and others if there is an interest. If you or someone you know are interested in any of these please contact a board member.
McNaught 1912 Log House Project
The old log house needed a proper foundation! The Homestead Preservation Society applied to the
Alberta Heritage Preservation Partnership Program for funding assistance. We learned we will receive
approximately $25,00 toward the $62,00 cost of the project. This includes moving the house, foundation
construction, repairs and leveling the house before moving to the new foundation. It should be
completed by early, mid-October. If you would like to help to pay toward this project please contact
Peter Martin at 780-354-2864.
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