The Briercrest Heritage Day

June 11 2016

The community of Briercrest came together this year to plan and organize the Briercrest Heritage Day and made it a huge success!

Many hands from several organizations in the community made the load lighter for all and enabled us to have the best Heritage Day ever!

Activities included:
  • A slo-pitch tournament (8 teams)
  • Show ‘n’ Shine vintage vehicle display
  • Beer gardens
  • Children's activities including face painting and bouncy castle
  • Book signing by an author in the Brier Rose Heritage site
  • Old Tyme music, museum tours, dry camping
  • Cowboy poetry, olden day crafts and demonstrations
  • A steak supper and dance.

There were pies - a lot of pies. And there were a lot of people enjoying the pies ( and ice cream.)

There were antique cars ......................and there were antique trucks. Use mouse to see engine.

A 1968 Ford Galaxie .................. and a 1959 Meteor Montcalm. Use mouse to see engine.

A 1974 Mercury Cougar ............... and a 1954 Nash Metropoliton. Use mouse to see interior.

    There was a black smithing demo by Larry Paysen. ..and music with the Dusty Old Farmers and Margaret Roth.

There were bouncy castles for the kids ..............and a slo-pitch baseball tournament.

A book reading by Lorine Holizki ........... and tours of the Brier Rose Heritage site. Use mouse to see interior.

Fred Cockburn sang and did some cowboy poetry to a captivated audience.    And Jim Scheller from Spring Valley showed his unique rock collection which included a mammoth tooth.

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