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.

To enjoy a variety of images depicting both our restoration projects and fundraisers please visit our Gallery.

Events for 2022

  • Gala PosterGala Fundraiser - Saturday, April 9th, 2022
    Postponed in 2020; This year will Feature Silent and Live Art Auctions and the Comedian, Jebb Fink. We are seeking donations; Tickets and information from Erin at 780-518-3901. or markerin@telusplanet.net.
  • McNaught Homestead Open House, Arts Festival and I.O.D.E Tea - Sunday, July 24th, 2022 1-5pm.
    Invitations to potential participants in the Annual Festival will go out in early June. We are looking for new talent to show and sell their original arts & crafts. For information and to book for this event contact Lori Dalgleish at 780-354-3328 or Box 1451, Beaverlodge, Alberta, T0H 0C0 or email at lori_dalgleish@live.ca Preparations include mowing lawns and trails, setting up tents, tables and chairs and volunteers help is always appreciated.
  • Ghost Walk in evenings - More information closer to the date.
  • Watch the web page or posters for other events
    Events such as Photo and Art Workshops.

Homestead Art Programs

Planning for the Art Programs at the homestead is underway. We are planning to have weekend workshops starting in June on a variety of topics and will be taking registration for these by May.

Beginning in June will be one called "Lets' go sketching" led by Marjorie Henn, this will introduce people to some outdoor drawing basics on site. This will run for the month of June with a "drop in " fee for each week.

Other topics we hope to sponsor are: Photography, Painting in Acrylics, Watercolor Painting, Printmaking , Pottery , Birding & Nature appreciation, Felting, Pottery, Introduction to weaving. If you or someone you know are interested in any of these please phone Marjorie Henn, 780-228- 3741 or Lori Dalgleish 780-897-2746.

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Please contact the Society
to purchase any of the
following items.

Euphemia McNaught prints,
while supplies last $225.00

The Monkman Pass
"People of the Pass" $25.00

"People of the Pass is the story
of hardy people who dared to
follow a dream."