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  • Opening day

    Culture and entertainment History
    Bar U Ranch site
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

    The gates swing open at 10:00 a.m.! Take a walk through Canada’s ranching history, ride a horse drawn wagon and meet our genuine western interpreters.

  • National Indigenous Peoples Day

    Culture and entertainment History
    Four indigenous girls.
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

    For generations, many Indigenous peoples and communities have celebrated their culture and heritage on this day due to the significance of the summer solstice as the longest day of the year. Come out and enjoy visiting with our Indigenous neighbors, along with visiting our newest interpretive area showcasing a traditional Stoney Tipi and wall tent.

  • Canada Day

    Culture and entertainment Food and drink History
    A wagon pulled by horses
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

    Free admission for all! Come and celebrate Canada’s Birthday, at Canada’s Ranch! Find the perfect spot for a picnic, take in a mini wagon tour, experience the tipi encampment of the Stoney Nakoda, enjoy a hike on the Pekisko Creek Trail and visit with our animals. Loads of family fun and activities!

  • Alberta open farm day

    Culture and entertainment Food and drink History
    Young boys look at chicken coop
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

    Free Admission for all! Alberta Open Farm Days is a collaborative, province-wide event that gives Albertans an opportunity to experience the farm and understand where their food comes from. It is a backstage pass to meet the farmer, experience Ag-tourism in Alberta, and taste local foods direct from the producer.

  • Old Time Ranch Rodeo

    Culture and entertainment Food and drink History
    Cowboys in action at the Bar U Ranch rodeo arena
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

    Time-honored and traditional skills of ranching come to the rodeo arena! Cheer on your favorite ranch as teams of working cowboys competes for silver Bar U buckles and bragging rights! You’ll be entertained with events such as Broke Horse Racing, Team Sorting as well as Branding and Doctoring.

  • Rhythm of the land: binding and stooking

    History
    Horse drawn farm machinery in a field.
    Location(s): Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

    Lend a hand over the Labour Day long weekend as the Bar U begins its traditional cereal crop harvest (binding and stooking).

  • Chore Horse Competition

    Culture and entertainment History
    Heavy horses pull a hay bale.
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

    On Sunday starting at 1:00 p.m. today’s teamsters will guide their heavy horse teams around a course of skill-testing maneuvers. See how skills of days-gone-by are demonstrated by drivers from 18 to 80 years of age! Keeping horsepower history alive for all to enjoy and be inspired by.

  • Rhythm of the Land: threshing

    History
    Three men working around a threshing machine.
    Location(s): Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

    Join the Bar U harvest teams for a live demonstration as they load and transport grain to a vintage threshing machine.

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