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    Baba Magda invites you to Celebrate 125 years of Ukrainian Immigration FREE ADMISSION BORSHCH COOK OFF DANCERS DEMOS MUSIC FOOD TOURS BAZAAR WORKSHOPS BEER GARDEN KIDS’ ACTIVITIES Babas & Borshch Ukrainian Festival Saturday 10-6pm & Sunday 11-5pm Catered by: “A Taste for Life” Ukrainian Кafé & Бistro by St. John’s Institute Verkhovyna Choir Dunai Dance Troupe FREE CAMPING, RV & CAR PARKING www.BabasandBorshch.com Festival Information: Hazel Anaka 780-365-2434 babasandborshch@gmail.com at the 4th Annual August 20-21, 2016 Andrew, AB 1 hour NE of Edmonton ZABAVA ~ Saturday, August 20 at 6pm “Borshch Capital of Canada” 780-895-2233 www.LamontCounty.ca Edmonton Fort Saskatchewan Sherwood Park Bruderheim Trembita Dance Band $50/person - get your Zabava tickets early! presented by... 45 45 Elk Island National Park Lamont Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village Andrew 29 Chipman 15 855 Mundare 16

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    contents Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide is your all-in-one complete Guide to areas Northeast, East & Southeast of Edmonton. Let’s GO East of Edmonton! Drive & Tour Highways 15 & 45 Let’s GO Southeast of Edmonton! Drive & Tour Highway 14 DRIVING TOURS These routes are colour coded as if you are driving from Edmonton heading East. Each Highway Driving Tour features communities, businesses, attractions and events along these major routes. East Hwy 15 & 45 52 Southeast Hwy 14 85 Let’s GO Northeast of Edmonton! Drive & Tour Highways 28 & 29 Let’s GO East of Edmonton! Drive & Tour Highway 16 Let’s GO Southeast of Edmonton! Drive & Tour Highway 13 COMMUNITY INDEX Andrew.............................60 Bawlf..............................102 Beaver County....................87 Bellis................................44 Bonnyville.........................51 Boyle................................38 Bruce...............................88 Bruderheim.......................54 Camrose...........................98 Camrose County...............102 Chauvin............................93 Chipman...........................58 Clandonald........................65 Cold Lake..........................51 County of Vermilion River......78 Daysland.........................104 Derwent............................65 Dewberry...........................65 Edgerton...........................93 Elk Point............................49 Flagstaff County................110 Forestburg.......................108 Northeast Hwy 28 & 29 35 East Hwy 16 67 Southeast Hwy 13 98 Fort Saskatchewan.............52 Gibbons............................34 Glendon............................50 Hairy Hill............................60 Hardisty..........................112 Holden..............................89 Innisfree............................77 Irma, Kinsella.....................91 Josephburg........................67 Killam.............................106 Kikino-Lac La Biche.............38 Kitscoty.............................79 Lamont.............................56 Lamont County...................54 Lavoy................................77 Lloydminster......................81 Lougheed........................112 Mallaig..............................48 Mannville..........................77 Marwayne.........................6 6 Minburn County..................76 Mundare...........................59 Vermilion Agricultural Fair Events & Entertainment Country Clay Gardens, Redwater Shopping Myrnam............................64 Newbrook..........................38 Paradise Valley...................79 Provost...........................1 13 Radway.............................37 Redwater...........................35 Round Hill.......................102 Ryley.................................88 Sedgewick.......................111 St. Paul Region...................46 Sherwood Park...................68 Smoky Lake Region.............40 Strathcona County..............67 Thorhild County .................36 Tofield...............................85 Two Hills Region..................62 Vegreville..........................70 Vilna.................................45 Viking...............................9 0 Waskatenau......................42 Wainwright........................92 Willingdon-Boian................61 5 13 Fishing on the North Saskatchewan River 24 Adventures Nook in the Woods Shopping Feature 15 Jennie’s Diner, Bonnyville Eat East of Edmonton Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village Attractions Redwater Community Golf Club Golfing Camping MORE 9 18 26 Battle River Crossing Resort & Campground 29 12 13 14 16 17 23 28 34 115 Markets & More Greenhouse Tour Unique Boutiques Quilting Tour Antique Tour Photo Contest & Prizes Fishing Accommodations Regional Map 3

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    Inspirations for great Staycations! Go and explore East Central Alberta in 2016! Our 2016 issue of the Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide showcases many new businesses and family friendly activities for you to enjoy. Our special shopping feature on “Nook in the Woods” showcases just one of the many great hidden gems from our area. Once again, you will see our Top Picks, highlighting some of the very best things to see and do in the region, many of which are featured in these sections: » Eat East of Edmonton & Culinary Trails (pgs 9-12) » Expanded Shopping Section (pgs 12-17) » Expanded Attractions (pgs 18-23) » Featured Camping (pgs 29-33) Be sure to enter our 2016 Prize Giveaways including a Big Valley Jamboree Ticket Package Giveaway. Enter your photos in the 2016 Photo Contest through facebook, twitter, or new this year, instagram! #mygoeastofedm Every year, more and more people are sharing their stories and testimonials about Go East of Edmonton – let’s hear yours. With great summer weather predicted for 2016, my family, staff and tourism operators from across the region invite you to join us and Go East of Edmonton! Kevin D. Kisilevich, Publisher Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide kevin.goeast@gmail.com Connect with Go East of Edmonton and share your stories and photos with us. Become a part of our online community. I would love to hear from you! /Go East of Edmonton /Go East of Edmonton @goeastofyeg GoEastofEdmonton.com Need help planning a trip, contact us at 1-888-632-8755. Jolene Kisilevich, Design & Digital Media Manager Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide jolenedesign@tourismsolutions.ca . Go East 2016 Big Ticket Giveaways! Over $1000 in Prizes to be won... Tickets to Concerts, Rodeos, Fair Passes, Golf Passes, Camping and much more! Enter online at www.GoEastofEdmonton.com ON THE COVER • Scenic Lea Park Bridge over the North Saskatchewan River near Marwayne • Banana Split photo by The Downtown Diner, Fort Saskatchewan • Camping at Bear Ridge Campground, Myrnam • Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village THANK YOU TO OUR CONTRIBUTORS Stan Cholak is a nature and event photographer showcasing Alberta one click at a time. To purchase prints email: ImagesbyStan@mcsnet.ca Jason Whiting Photography & Don Whiting Photography a father son duo from Lloydminster. www.donwhitingphotography.com Keith Moore Photography, Colleen Berg Photography, Davin G Photography Caroline Barlott is an award winning freelance writer and editor whose work has appeared in several magazines, including Avenue Edmonton, Canadian Geographic, Discover, Reader’s Digest, and The Tomato. Other Contributing Photographers: Rodney Sorochan, Karen Arnold, Cindy Usenik, Lorraine McNeely, Arlene Shwetz, Travel Alberta, Government of Alberta, and numerous contributors credited throughout the magazine. Go East RTO (Regional Tourism Organization) – Tourism & Community Development and Promotion. The official DMO - Destination Marketing Organization for East Central Alberta. The Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide is the official Guide to the Region. Contact: Donna Jenson, Office Administrator 780-632-7699 Mailing Address: RR #2, Tofield, AB T0B 4J0 www.GoEastofEdmonton.com 4 2016 Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide The Publisher Marketing Manager Kevin D. Kisilevich Sales / Distribution Eugene Dmytriw Communications Ellie Goertzen Published annually by Marketer www.tourismsolutions.ca Design & Digital Media Manager Jolene Kisilevich Advertising Design Wanda Magnan Editing / Writing Caroline Barlott Joe Machney Read the online Guide at www.GoEastGuide.com Subscribe Today! Call 1-888-632-8755 or go to www.GoEastofEdmonton.com to get the online edition of the Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide, plus travel news, deals and updates, contests and more. Please send editorial submissions, photos, advertising inquiries or comments to: P.O. Box 455, Vegreville, Alberta T9C 1R6 Phone 780-632-6191 1-888-632-8755 Fax 780-632-3504 jolenedesign@tourismsolutions.ca This publication is copyright by The Marketer. Reproduction in whole or in part is not allowed without written permission. We reserve the right to edit advertising and articles as necessary. Articles & events contained in the publication are compiled on the basis of information supplied and researched from various sources. Dates and information are subject to change at any time. Community populations have been accessed from the 2012 Census, unless stated otherwise. Extra care is taken to ensure copy accuracy but it is not guaranteed. PRINTED IN CANADA FOR FREE DISTRIBUTION

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    Events & 4 Entertainment TOP PICKS are highlighted in BLUE APRIL S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 1-3 Lloydminster Tradeshow 1, 15 Lavoy Card Parties 2 South Cooking Lake Spring Craft Sale 3 Josephburg Presents Concert - Chase Padgett 8 Provost Agri-Day & Trade Show 8 Tofield Ukrainian Easter Dinner 8 Viking Bull Bash 8 Camrose Celebrating Women Conference 8-10 Sherwood Park Trade Fair & Sale 8-10 St. Paul Smyl RV Show & Sale 8-10 Cold Lake Home & Leisure Trade Show 8, 9, 15, 16 Kitscoty "Medium Rare" Dinner Theatre 9 Two Hills Agri Day & Tradeshow 9 Cold Lake Women's Conference 9 Marwayne Professional Bull Riding 9 Lloydminster Rare & Exotic Sale 9 Ardrossan Dinner & Show 9 St. Paul Vimy Parade 9 Holden The Gallery Spring into Art 9-10 Wainwright Chamber Expo 15 Bonnyville C2 Johnny Cash Tribute 15-16 Vermilion Art Show and Sale 15-17 Vermilion Ukrainian Dance Festival 15-17 St. Paul High School Rodeo 16 Round Hill Ukrainian Night Supper 16 Cold Lake Spring Bullarama 16 Bonnyville Gardeners' Day 16 St. Paul Health & Wellness Expo 16 Sherwood Park Spring into Art Show 16 Sherwood Park Handmade Shopping Extravaganza 16 Mundare S.T.A.R.S. Evening 16 Bonnyville C2 Children's Festival 16-17 Vermilion Home Expo 16-17 Bonnyville Tangled Threads Quilt Show 22-23 St. Paul Home Business Expo 22-24 Camrose Spring Classic Pro Rodeo 22-24 Fort Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Trade Show & Sale 22-30 Mannville Quilt Show & Sale 23 LAMONT BULLARAMA SUPREME See ad page 56. 23 Vegreville Home Bus. Trade Show 23 Cold Lake Craft & Vendor Show 23 Tofield Snow Goose Chase Event 23 Derwent Spring Trade Show 23 Boscombe Country Music Concert 23-24 Sherwood Park Sport Collectible Show 24 Josephburg Presents Concert - Rodeo Riders 28 Killam Women's Conference 29-30 Edgerton "The Jungle Book" Dinner Theatre 30 TWO HILLS BULLARAMA See ad page 63. 30 Sedgewick Art Show 30-May 1 Elk Point Theatre Production of Annie 30-May 1 Vermilion Quilt Show For Regular Weekly Farmers’ Markets & Community Markets See page 12. Sporting events are posted online at GoEastofEdmonton.com Event dates are subject to change without notice. MAY S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 SPRING GO EAST GREENHOUSE & GARDENS TOUR See page 13. Dream Gardens 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 Fort Saskatchewan Dow Centre Caroline Art Show 5 Vermilion Women's Conference 5 Fort Saskatchewan Mother's Day Potluck 6 Sherwood Park Arbor Day Event 6-7 Lloydminster Mother’s Day Spring Spectacular 6-7 Fort Saskatchewan Pottery Guild Sale 6-7 Fort Saskatchewan Sheeptown Players "Murder on the Lust Boat" 6-7 Killam Community Garage Sale 7 Bruderheim Ukrainian Evening 7 Strathcona County Horse Show 7 Marwayne Community Wide Garage Sale 7 Tofield Fiddler's Jamboree 7 Camrose Musical Performance by Ginger St. James 7-8 Vermilion Year End Showcase Spectacular 8 Lavoy Mother's Day Breakfast 8 Mannville Mother's Day Brunch 13 Camrose Augustana National Youth Choir of Canada 14 Waskatenau Pryvett Ukranian Dance Concert 14 Lamont County Day for Women 14-Jun 27 Sherwood Park Salon Series/Annual Art Acquisition 16 Round Hill Spring Farmers Market 17-18 Fort Saskatchewan Peoples of the North Saskatchewan Festival 20-22 RADWAY - FESTIVAL OF STARS See ad page 37. 21 St. Paul Swap & Sale 21 Wainwright Rail Park Family Day 23 UKRAINIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE VILLAGE CELEBRATION OF SPRING See ad page 21. 23 Vegreville Regional Museum Exhibit Opens ‘100 Years Alberta Registered Nurses (CARNA)’ 26 Josephburg Farm Smarts Safety Camp 26 Lloydminster Meet the Artist 27 Lloydminster Nitro Circus 28 Bruderheim Community Garage Sale & Craft Sale 28 Forestburg Fireman's Breakfast 28 Gibbons Skatepark Grand Opening 28 Camrose Plant Sale and Swap 28 Killam Sedgewick Triathlon 28 Forestburg Town Wide Garage Sale 28 Rich Lake Family Trail Ride 28-29 Boscombe Family Fun Days 29 Vegreville Drag Races 29 JOSEPHBURG UFA COUNTRY CLASSIC LIVESTOCK SHOWS See ad page 67. 29 Camrose Fly-In Breakfast 30-Jun 24 Cold Lake Maple Flag 4 Wing Cold Lake 5

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    Events & Entertainment JUNE S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 2 Forestburg Pleasington Historical Society Service & Program 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 30 Fort Saskatchewan Dow Centre 110 Years of the Fire Department Art Show 3-4 Lac La Biche Willvil Walleye Tournament 3-4 Camrose Night Classic Soccer Tournament 3-4 CAMROSE JAYWALKERS JAMBOREE See page 99. 3-5 TOFIELD SODBUSTER RODEO See ad page 85. 4 Fort Saskatchewan Legacy Park 5K Fun Run/Walk 4 Andrew Town Wide Garage Sale & Farmers' Market 4 Mannville Community Garage Sale 4 ELK POINT SHOW & SHINE See page 50. 4 Lamont Town Wide Garage Sale 4 FORT SASKATCHEWAN LEGACY PARK FAMILY FESTIVAL See page 53. 4-Sep 5 Fort Saskatchewan Visit our Sheep Grazing Event 4-5 Cold Lake Rodeo 4-5 Strathcona County Garage Sale 5 Chipman Car Crafters Show & Shine 8 Marwayne Street Dance 9 LAMONT PICNIC IN THE PARK See ad page 57. 9 Gibbons Seniors Summer BBQ 9 Provost Taste of Provost 10 Fort Saskatchewan Amazing Race 10 Chauvin Show & Shine 10-12 LEA PARK PROFESSIONAL RODEO See ad page 80. 10-12 Elizabeth Settlement Chuckwagon & Chariot Races 11 HOLDEN FARMER'S DAY See ad page 89. 2016 Events & Entertainment 11 Mundare Ride for Dad 18-20 Lac La Biche Rendezvous 11 Fort Saskatchewan Storm the Fort 19 VEGREVILLE FATHER'S DAY Obstacle Course Race EVENT See ad page 70. 11 Fort Saskatchewan Kids Can Catch 19 Forestburg Diplomat Mine Fishing Event Museum Open House 11 Fort Sask. Music in the Park 11 BRUDERHEIM STREET 19 METIS CROSSING NATIONAL HOCKEY EVENT ABORIGINAL DAY CELEBRATION See page 55. See ad page 44. 11 Wainwright & Chauvin Fire n' 21 Camrose Aboriginal Days Wheels Rally Fundraiser 11 BATTLE RIVER RAILWAY 22-26 WAINWRIGHT STAMPEDE See ad page 92. HISTORIC HEISLER HOTEL TRAIN 24 Mannville Lord Mayor of London RUN See ad page 109. Tea 11 Strathcona County Rural Living 24-26 PARADISE VALLEY - 3 Days Open House CITIES FAIR & BULLARAMA 11 Strathcona Wilderness Centre See ad page 80. Nature Play Day 11 Lloydminster Summer Streetfest 24-26 NEWBROOK COMMUNITY 11 Strathcona Cnty Ride for the Cure FAIR See ad page 38. 11-12 FORESTBURG 1/8 MILE 25 Fort Saskatchewan DRAG RACES See ad page 109. Multiculturalism Day 11-12 Cadogan Rodeo 25 VEGREVILLE THE GARAGE INC 11-15 Lloydminster Arts without GRAND OPENING See ad page 75. Borders Festival 25-26 VIKING CLOVERLODGE 14 Edgerton Royal Purple Lilac Tea STAMPEDE See ad page 91. 15-16 Provost & District Old Timers Tractor Pull & Show 25-26 LEA PARK JAMBOREE 16-19 Viking Brettzky Hockey See ad page 66. Challenge 26 UKRAINIAN CULTURAL 17-18 VIKING - VIKINGS IN THE HERITAGE VILLAGE VINTAGE DAY STREET FESTIVAL See page 90. See ad page 21. 17-18 Camrose "Creative Reflections" 30 Vermilion Taste of Vermilion Quilt Show 30-JUL 1 CELEBRATE KITSCOTY 17-18 KILLAM INDOOR RODEO See page 80. Parade & Fair. See ad page 106. 30-Jul 02 SEDGEWICK 17-19 PROVOST KINSMEN CHUCKWAGON RACES SPLASH AND SMASH See page 111. See ad page 113. 17-19 Gooseberry Lake Rodeo 17-19 Saddle Lake Chuckwagon & Chariot Races 17-19 DEWBERRY CPCA CHUCKWAGON RACES See page 65. 18 RYLEY SPORTS DAY & FAMILY FAIR See ad page 88. 18 Camrose Purple Martin Festival 18 Vegreville Drag Races 18 Fort Saskatchewan Downtown Sidewalk & Community Garage Sale 18 Rich Lake Ranch Rodeo 18 FORESTBURG MUD BOG IN THE "BURG" See ad page 109. 18 Cold Lake Maple Flag Open House 18 Ardrossan Parade & Picnic and Free Community Day at Rec Complex 18 La Corey Motorcycle Ride for Dad 18 Lloydminster Show N Shine 18 Innisfree Fish Derby 18 LAMONT COMMUNITY FAIR & PEROGY FESTIVAL See ad page 57. JULY S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS are held in over 20 communities. Get details at GoEastofEdmonton.com 1 DAYSLAND CANADA DAY CELEBRATION See ad page 104. 1 Thorhild Stampede 1 LAVOY CANADA DAY See ad page 77. 1 Mannville Peter Gadsden Tea 1-3 Onion Lake Rodeo & Chuckwagon Races 1-3 HOLDEN JUNIOR CATTLE SHOW See ad page 89. 6 Prize Giveaways! Enter to win Fair Passes & Rodeo Tickets. See page 23. 1-3 VEGREVILLE PYSANKA FESTIVAL See ad page 70. 1 MUNDARE STREET FESTIVAL See page 59. 1-3 EDGERTON SPORTS DAYS See ad page 96. 1-3 VILNA COWBOY FEST See ad page 45. 1-Aug 30 Sherwood Park Paul Berhardt Art Exhibit 2 Camrose Cruisers Show & Shine, Cruise and Drive-In Movie 2 Andrew Canada Day Market 6-10 Cold Lake Geocaching Mega Event - Sails, Rails, Tails 6, 13, 20, 27 Sherwood Park Festival Place Patio Series Musical Performance 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29 Fort Saskatchewan Dow Centre Ali Crandell Art Show 7 St. Paul Museum Geocaching Event 8-9 HAIRY HILL RODEO See ad page 60. 8-10 Edgerton Horticulture Events & Livestock Shows 8-10 Goodfish Lake Rodeo 8-10 Cold Lake First Nations Treaty Days & Fireworks 8-10 BOSCOMBE HILLBILLY JAM See ad page 47. 9 Myrnam Community Garage Sale 9 Metiskow Horse Show 9 Fort Saskatchewan Cancer Ride 9 Camrose City Gardens Tour & Victorian Luncheon 9 Bonnyville Classic Car Show 9-10 Rich Lake Wildrose Rodeo 9-10 Alberta Free Fishing Weekend 9-10 Stoney Lake Stampede 10 Victoria Settlement A Frontier Christmas 10 SAVOUR STRATHCONA COUNTY See page 88. 11-16 Camrose Museum Garden Tours with Victoria Dessert 13 KINSELLA BULLARAMA See ad page 91. 13-16 Lloydminster Colonial Days Fair 15-17 BOYLE RODEO See ad page 39. 15-17 Two Hills Bike Rally 15-17 RADWAY OLD TIME FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIP See ad page 37.

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    Events & Entertainment 15-17 HARDISTY RODEO WEEKEND See page 112. 15-17 GIBBONS PIONEER DAYS FESTIVAL See page 34. 16 Lloydminster Show & Shine 16 FORT GEORGE AND BUCKINGHAM HOUSE BEARS AND BERRIES FESTIVAL See page 18. 16 Strathcona County Parks Day 16 ELK ISLAND NATIONAL PARK - PARKS DAY See page 23. 16-17 BOIAN ANNUAL PICNIC, BBQ & ENTERTAINMENT See ad page 61. 16-17 COLD LAKE AIR SHOW See ad page 51. 19 Sherwood Park Park Play Day 21 Wainwright Taste of Wainwright 21-24 BONNYVILLE RODEO & CHUCKWAGONS See page 52. 22-24 RADWAY POLKA FEST & PIONEER DAYS See ad page 37. 22 Czar Lake Bullarama 22-24 LAMONT SUMMER SIZZLER RODEO See ad page 56. 23 MYRNAM FAIR & FUN DAY See ad page 64. 24 Czar Barbeque Supper 28-30 VERMILION AGRICULTURE FAIR See ad page 79. 28-31 Frog Lake Chuckwagon Races 28-31 Lac La Biche Pow Wow & Fish Derby GO ENTER THE PHOTO CONTEST Send in your BEST Event Photo! See page 23. Event dates are subject to change without notice. 28-31 CAMROSE BVJ - BIG VALLEY JAMBOREE WIN BVJ TICKETS See ad page 102. 29 Vermilion Antique Tractor Pull 29-30 Lac La Biche Lakeland Country Fair & Rodeo 29-31 BRUCE STAMPEDE See ad page 88. 29-AUG 1 IRMA DAZE & SUMMERSPIEL See ad page 91. 30 Camrose Tribute to Prairie Women 30-31 Smoky Lake Stampede 30-31 MALLAIG HAYING IN THE 30'S See page 48. 31 Cold Lake Aqua Days AUGUST S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 Tofield Heritage Classic Car Show 1 Lloydminster Heritage Day 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Sherwood Park Patio Series Musical Performance 4-6 VEGREVILLE COUNTRY FAIR See ad page 70. 5-6 BOYLE WILDBERRY FESTIVAL & FARMERS’ MARKET See ad page 39. 5-6 CLANDONALD COUNTRY FAIR See ad page 65. 5-7 Metis Crossing Metis Nation of Alberta, Annual General Assembly 5-7 Saddle Lake Chuckwagon & Chariot Races 5-7 WASKATENAU FAIR DAYS See page 42. 5-8 Clear Lake Regatta 7 VEGREVILLE REGIONAL MUSEUM CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY See ad page 72. 7 UKRAINIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE VILLAGE UKRAINIAN DAY See ad page 21. 9-10 ROUND HILL & DISTRICT AG SOCIETY BENCH SHOW See ad page 102. 10 INNISFREE FAIR DAY See page 77. 12-13 Two Hills Horticultural Show 12-13 Tofield Beaverhills Showcase, Market, Quilt Show 12-13 WAINWRIGHT COME BY THE HILLS MUSIC FESTIVAL See ad page 92. 12-14 Kikino Silver Birch Rodeo 12-14 REDWATER DISCOVERY DAYS See inside back cover. 12-16 Sherwood Park Trader's Forum Trade Show 13 Glendon Derby & Mudbogs 13 ELK ISLAND NATIONAL PARK BISON FESTIVAL See page 23. 13-14 Elk Point Bench Fair & Quilt Show 13-14 TWO HILLS RODEO WEEKEND See ad page 63. 13-14 Metis Crossing Rock on the River Music Festival 14 Strathcona County Trail Ride 14 BATTLE RIVER RAILWAY GARDENS & GOURMET TRAIN RIDE See ad page 109. 14 Ranfurly Annual Fair 17 Sherwood Park Park Play Day 17-21 Lloydminster CPCA Finals 18-20 Lloydminster HOG Rally 19 FLAGSTAFF COUNTY COUNTRY ROOTS TOUR See ad page 110. 19 Fort Saskatchewan Movie Under the Stars 19-21 Plamondon Mud Bogs 19-21 Cold Lake Show & Shine 20 Mannville Fair & Parade 20 MUNDARE CHICKEN COOP QUILT SHOW & SALE See ad page 16. 20 Fort Saskatchewan Downtown Sidewalk, Community Garage Sale 20 Glendon Cruise Night 20 VILNA BOOMTOWN DAY FAIR See ad page 45. 20 South Cooking Lake Trail Days 20 Andrew Beat the Heat Special Farmers' Market 20-21 ANDREW BABAS & BORSHCH UKRAINIAN FESTIVAL See ad page 2. 20-21 Vegreville Canadian Bunnock Championships 20-21 ALBERTA OPEN FARM DAYS 20-21 Willingdon Gospel Jamboree 20-21 MUNDARE AGRI DAYS See ad page 59. 21 UKRAINIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE VILLAGE FRIENDS' UKRAINIAN MUSIC FEST See ad page 21. 21 VICTORIA SETTLEMENT THE GREAT ALBERTA POTATO DERBY See ad page 18. 21 Cold Lake Car Show 21 Sedgewick Rough Stock Rodeo 26-27 CHIPMAN NORTH OF 16 BLUES & COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL See ad page 58. 26-27 Hylo/Venice Harvest Days 26-27 VEGREVILLE VEGGFEST See ad page 70. 26-28 Bonnyville Extreme Mudfest 27-28 CAMROSE COUNTY PRAIRIE FUN DAYS & PRAIRIE CRUISELINE BUS TOUR See ad page 99. 27-28 Strathcona County Vintage Tractor Pull 27 Fort George and Buckingham House Bushcraft 1792: The Thrill of Learning to Survive 28 Lloydminster Family Fun Day 28-Sep 4 ST. PAUL RODEO WEEK See ad page 47. 29 Vegreville Drag Races Your #1 Go To Source for Events & Travel Information for all of East Central Alberta – Go East of Edmonton! 7

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    SEPTEMBER S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30 Fort Saskatchewan Dow Centre Pleinly Friends Art Show 1-Oct 31 Sherwood Park Art Exhibit 2-4 Kehewin Chuckwagon Races 3 Glendon Pyrogy Festival 3-4 Kikino Triathlon 3-4 Elk Island National Park Star Party 3-5 Ryley & Tofield Ry-Tof Slo-Pitch Tournament 4 Round Hill Threshing Day, Show & Shine 5 Fort Saskatchewan Sheep Leaving Parade 10 Bonnyville Harvest Fair & Country Market 10 Edgerton Agricultural Society Trail Ride & Steak Supper 10 Fort Saskatchewan Alberta Ninja Challenge 10 Vegreville Drag Races 10 Gibbons Town Wide Garage Sale 11 UKRAINIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE VILLAGE HARVEST OF THE PAST & HARVEST FOOD FESTIVAL See ad page 21. 14-15, 30 Sherwood Park Concerts at Festival Place 17 Marwayne Community Wide Garage Sale 17 Fort Saskatchewan Downtown Fall Festival 17 Metiskow Trail Ride 24 Camrose Open Door Harvest Gala 24 Lloydminster Rare & Exotic Animal Sale 24 Wainwright Scarecrow Festival 24-25 Sherwood Park Touch of Talent Craft Show 25 STRATHCONA COUNTY WILDERNESS CENTRE FALL OPEN HOUSE See ad page 68. 25-30 Camrose Scarecrow Festival 30-Oct 01 Sherwood Park Navrati Cultural Event 30 Camrose Resort Casino Hotel California Concert 30-Oct 2 ALBERTA CULTURE DAYS OCTOBER S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 Camrose Centennial Museum Machinery and Old Fashioned Day 1 SMOKY LAKE PUMPKIN FESTIVAL See page 42. 1 Sherwood Park Live Music for Charity at Festival Place 1 Vermilion ART in the Park 1 Fort Saskatchewan Cultural Explosion 2 Tofield Flys Pink 6 Boyle Special Farmers' Market 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 Fort Saskatchewan Dow Centre Dennis Coughlin Art Show 7 Sedgewick Pie Sale 7 Provost Pumpkin Festival 7, 14-15, 20, 28 Sherwood Park Concerts at Festival Place 8 ANDREW GARLIC FESTIVAL & SPECIAL FARMERS' MARKET See ad page 60. 15 Fort Saskatchewan Active Living Expo 15 Mannville Supper & Dance 15 Cold Lake Fall Bullarama 21-22 Lloydminster Bull Riders Canada Finals 21-23 Camrose Battle River Canine Show 23 Marwayne Ag Fair 24 Round Hill Halloween Farmers’ Market 24-30 Wainwright Haunted House 28 Camrose Resort Casino The Essential Tribute to Heart 28 Camrose Halloween Ghost Walk 29 Newbrook Harvest Supper 30 BATTLE RIVER RAILWAY OCTOBERFEST TRAIN See ad page 109. Over 500 events plus updates and new events added monthly online at www.GoEastofEdmonton.com NOVEMBER S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 1 Lloydminster Harvest Feastival 1-Dec 31 Sherwood Park Richard Borowoski Art Exhibit 3-5, 18-19, 25 Sherwood Park Concerts at Festival Place 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 Fort Saskatchewan Dow Centre Suzanne Royale Art Show 4 Camrose White Elephant Christmas Gift Sale & Tea 5 Bonnyville Craft Show 5 Camrose Empower Women in Business Conference Nov 11 Across the Region Remembrance Day Services 11-13 Lloydminster Mistletoe Magic 18 Fort Saskatchewan Winter Festival 18-20 LLOYDMINSTER - CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR & GUN SHOW See ad page 83. 18-20 Lac La Biche Festival of Trees 19 Vegreville Home Bus. Trade Show 19 Holden Christmas Market 19 Fort Saskatchewan Christmas Pudding and Tea 19 Cold Lake Craft Show 19 Sedgewick Craft & Bake Sale 19 Sherwood Park Celebration of Lights 19 Gibbons Christmas Craft Sale 20 Boyle Special Farmers' Market 24-27 Wainwright Jingle & Mingle 24 -27 Camrose Christmas Craft Sale 24-26 Vermilion Festival of Trees 25 Cold Lake Tree Lighting 25 Vermilion SAVOR! 25 Fort Saskatchewan Downtown Holiday Light Up Celebration 25 Camrose Midnight Madness 25 Cold Lake Santa Parade 25-26 Bonnyville Comedy Nights 25-26 Wainwright Snowball Craft & Trade Fair 25-27 Camrose Festival of Trees 26 LAMONT COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS LIGHT UP See ad page 57. 26 Forestburg Christmas Market 26 Cold Lake Festival of Peace 26 Bruderheim Christmas Celebrations 26-27 STRATHCONA COUNTY / JOSEPHBURG CHRISTMAS IN THE HEARTLAND See page 67. 26-27 Fort Saskatchewan Christmas Marketplace 26-27 Fort Saskatchewan Horse Drawn Carriage Rides with Santa 27 Andrew Special Christmas Farmers' Market 29 Vermilion Special Christmas Farmers’ Market DECEMBER S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1- 31 Fort Saskatchewan Enchanted Forest 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30 Fort Saskatchewan Dow Centre Dennis Stelmack Art Show 1-4 Bonnyville Festival of Trees 2 Waskatenau Christmas Light-up 2 Killam Parade of Lights 2-3 Redwater Kris Kringle/Festival of Trees & Christmas Craft & Bake Sale Moonlight & Mistletoe Party 2-3 Fort Saskatchewan Pottery Guild Sale 2-4 Sherwood Park Concerts at Festival Place 3 Camrose Sahakarini Norsemen Inn 3 Camrose Cookie Walk, Tea & Christmas White Elephant Sale 3 Mannville Christmas Extravaganza 3 Killam Christmas Trade Fair 3 Strathcona County Christmas in the Country 3 Mundare Christmas Extravaganza 3-4, 10-11 Fort Saskatchewan Milk & Cookies with Santa 3, 10 LLOYDMINSTER - CHRISTMAS MARKETS See ad page 82. 4 Paradise Valley Community Christmas 4 RYLEY WINTER FESTIVAL LIGHT UP See ad page 88. 4 Metiskow Farmers’ Christmas Market 4 Lac La Biche Christmas At The Mission 5 Round Hill Christmas Farmers’ Market 10 BATTLE RIVER RAILWAY CHRISTMAS TRAIN RIDE TO ALLIANCE SANTA DAZE See ad page 109. 10 Irma Santa Day 10 Cherry Grove Big Buck Night 11 Forestburg Walter Jahns Singers Christmas Concert 13 Waskatenau Christmas Concert 16-30 Sherwood Park Anne of Green Gables the Musical 18 Forestburg Sharing of Christmas Goodies 18-20 Gibbons Hometown Christmas Weekend 18 Cold Lake Skate with Santa 31 Sherwood Park New Year's Eve Festival Event dates are subject to change without notice. 8 2016 Events & Entertainment 2017 Events Online at www.GoEastofEdmonton.com

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    We invite you to explore and experience the culinary trails, events and food culture of East Central Alberta. TOP PICKS Culinary Tours & Events Taste of Provost - June 9 Lamont Perogy Festival - June 28 Taste of Vermilion - June 30 Pysanka Festival - Vegreville July 1-3 Savour Strathcona County - July 10 Bears & Berries Festival - July 16 Ft. George & Buckingham House Taste of Wainwright - July 21 Bison Festival - Elk Island National Park Aug 13 Garden & Gourmet - Battle River Railway Aug 14 Country Roots Tour - Flagstaff Region Aug 19 Babas & Borshch Ukrainian Festival - Aug 20-21 Andrew, Lamont County Alberta Open Farm Days - Aug 20-21 Great Alberta Potato Derby - Aug 21 Victoria Settlement Prairie Fun Days - Camrose County Aug 27-28 Harvest of the Past & Food Festival - Sept 11 Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village Smoky Lake Pumpkin Festival - Oct 1 Andrew Garlic Festival - Oct 8 UCHV I Photo by Lincoln Ho Eat East is helping to grow emerging and existing culinary events, enhancing and promoting producers and connecting events and tours in our region. Eat East of Edmonton was initiated in 2014 by GO EAST RTO Regional Tourism Organization 780-632-7699 Babas & Borshch Ukrainian Festival & Sippin’ East Alberta Check out some of the great new Craft Beers and Moonshine brewing East of Edmonton. Fort Saskatchewan – Two Sergeants Brewing and Taphouse Pub now open downtown since December 2015. Enjoy a Patrolman’s ESB, a Bangalore Torpedo IPA or a Passion’d Ale Begian Wit. www.TwoSergeantsBrewing.ca Lac Lac Biche – Fat Unicorn Brewing Open since May 2015. Enjoy a Dirty Blonde or a Naughty Amber Ale. ww.fubrew.com Vegreville – Red Cup Distillery is a new craft distillery using local grain, malt and prairie moonshine recipes in a custom made copper pot still. “Wheatshine” will be available in 2016. www.RedCupDistillery.ca Camrose – Norsemen Brewing Co. has been brewing since 2010. Try their ever popular Longship Ale or Erik the Red (amber ale) plus other seasonal beers. Available on-site at the Tap Room or take it home in a growler. www.norsemeninn.com. See ad page 98. Edgerton – Ribstone Creek Brewery Satisfy your taste buds with the award winning Ribstone Creek brewed in Edgerton. The brewery has five varieties: lager, an amber, a pale and a White IPA, plus a porter. www.ribstonecreekbrewery.ca Sherwood Park – Barr Estate Winery has been in operation since 2009 with two excellent varieties –“The Barb” made from rhubarb and “The Other Red” made from raspberries. www.barr.ca Two Hills – Birds & Bees Organic Winery started in 2005 as Alberta’s first and only organic winery and meadery. www.birdsandbeeswinery.com 2015 Eat East of Edmonton Culinary Tour Wine Lovers can taste the great flavours at local wineries. Where to Buy: Little Guy Liquor Store in Sherwood Park (see ad page 69), or search for them at www.liquorconnect.com; look for them at special events; or tour the breweries and wineries. See more great Sippin’ Stories online at www.albertaculinary.com and www.goeastofedmonton.com www.eateastofedmonton.com 9

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    1 2 3 EAT Highway 28 Smoky Lake – Old Fashioned Bakery Traditional Ukrainian baking. See ad page 43. Betsy’s Burger Shack Celebrating their 10th Anniversary this fall! Try the Legendary Shack Attack Burger and a shake. See ad page 43. plus Smoky Lake Inn & Restaurant and Liquor Store See ad page 43. Vilna – Crossroads Pitstop Homemade Sandwiches & Pizza . See ad page 44. plus Northern Lights Homemade Burgers. See ad page 45. Bonnyville – Jennie’s Diner The retro 1950s theme diner is the perfect place to stop to grab a bite at any time! Great tasting food that includes burgers, hot dogs, shakes, cupcakes, and more. Having a party? Place your order for a custom designed cake, made to your specifications! If you're looking for breakfast, lunch, or dinner for the whole family, this is the perfect stop. See ad page 51. Highway 16 Little Guy Liquor 9 Sherwood Park – Little Guy Liquor Go see Mike – he knows beer! Check out the Growler Bar and the great selection of craft beer. See ad page 69. plus Farm to Fork Eatery.com Creating amazing dishes from the finest local ingredients. 10 Vegreville – Train Station Authentic Ukrainian food served in a historic building. On Saturdays they invite musicians travelling through or locals to come and perform at their open mike. See ad page 73. plus these top rated restaurants on Trip Advisor – Everything Tea Shoppe Close to 400 different teas of all types. Enjoy the famous scones or a slice of delicious pie served with your choice of tea beverage. See ad page 73. plus Perry’s Pizza 2 for 1 See ad page 73. plus Boston Pizza See ad page 73. 11 Lloydminster – The Clock Tower Pasta & Burger Bar A very warm welcoming place with lots of private rooms. Their menu consists of homemade soups, pastas, and sauces served in a historic building. Meeting rooms can be booked at no extra charge with your lunch or dinner. Several rooms to choose from. See ad page 81. plus East Market Noodle House Fresh authentic Vietnamese cuisine. See ad page 81. plus Sweat Peas Home Hardware A cozy café with freshly brewed coffee and espresso beverages, a selection of teas, ice cream and floats–yum! See ad page 81. V e g re vil Jennie’s Diner le Train S ta ti o The Clock Tower Pasta & Burger Bar FEAST n 2 Westlock Waugh Bon Accord 38 Gibbons 28 Edmonton 28 A 18 Thorhild 63 Redwater Victori 45 a Trail Smoky Lake 1 28 45 Bruderheim Waskatenau Lamont Jennie’s Diner 4 Fort Chipman Saskatchewan 15 9 Sherwood 16 Park 630 Lindbrook 834 14 21 Tofield 12 855 8 Ryley Andrew # 855 Camrose 17 26 13 18 Daysland Heisler 53 29 Forestburg Mundare 856 Mom’s Ice Cream Corral Hol Strome 10 Check out the expanded Restaurant Profiles and more Culinary Trails online at www.GoEastofEdmonton.com Thirsty? Breweries & Wineries See page 9. EAT SHOP LOCAL Markets and More Farm Fresh Meats & Produce See page 12.

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