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Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site

Special Events

Threshing Day
Kids playing in straw after threshing demonstration.
© Parks Canada

Mark Your Calendar!  
May 22 - Opening Day
May 22 to June 26 - School Programs
July 1 - Canada Day - Free admission
August 12 - Binding and Stooking
August 26 - Symphony under the Sky Festival
September 4 - Closing Day

Special event, program or rental fees may apply


Awesome summer events!

Binding and Stooking


Binding and stooking demonstration
© Parks Canada

Saturday, August 12
Join the hired hands in the field for binding and stooking! Taste warm homemade bread with hand churned butter melting on top. Watch the hired men’s blacksmith demonstration. Hear the horses hooves clop and see a horse-drawn equipment work the fields. Explore the homestead on a wagon ride and smell the fresh-cut hay. Remember to bring your strongest muscles to help churn homemade ice cream! Romp around in tennis court and play some Victorian games. Activities to interest and excite the whole family!


Symphony under the Sky Festival


The Regina Symphony Orchestra's Symphony under the sky concert
© Regina Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, August 26
Let’s close the Motherwell Homestead’s season and open the Regina Symphony Orchestra’s 2017/18 season in grand style! Join us for a jam packed day of activities including threshing demonstrations, the Field to Fork Festival and kids activities. The highlight of the afternoon will be Regina Symphony Orchestra’s Symphony under the Sky! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a symphonic concert and a cold Bushwakker exclusive Motherwell Red Fife Witbier  at the homestead. Event goes ahead, rain or shine, so come prepared!

Special event, program or rental fees may apply