Revelry by the River – John Walter’s Birthday Party
August 08, 2012
Celebrate the birthday of John Walter, one of Edmonton’s earliest entrepreneurs, with an evening of free, old-fashioned fun in the river valley.
Date: Sunday August 12, 2012
Location: John Walter Museum
9180 Walterdale Hill, Kinsmen Park
Admission: Free, though donations gratefully accepted
Spend a summer evening at the John Walter Museum for a FREE event with live fiddle melodies, good old fashioned games, crafts and snacks. Costumed historical interpreters are throwing a party in honour of the late John Walter – why not pack a picnic supper and celebrate history in the river valley?
All 3 historic homes at the museum will be open to visitors, with crafts and hands-on activities to try. Come early to enjoy refreshing lemonade and delicious cupcakes.
Take a moment to learn about wood carving from the Northern Alberta Wood Carvers Association, as they display beautiful works of craftsmanship and provide demonstrations throughout the event.
Don’t miss out on this fun-filled opportunity to learn more about a piece of Edmonton’s history while enjoying a birthday party in the valley.
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