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Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site

Special Events

Threshing Day
Threshing Day. Pitch in with the fieldwork or kick back and relax as you enjoy a day of music, entertainment and games.
© Parks Canada

Awesome Summer Events!

Binding, Stooking, Petting Zoo, Kids Fun &
Codie Prevost Concert!

Saturday, August 16
Horses, fun, food and music are bountiful with our Binding and Stooking event and kids activities. Celebrate 30 years of the Friends of the Motherwell Homestead! Don’t miss their supper, beer gardens & Codie Prevost concert.

Field to Fork Festival - Parks Day 

July 19
Don’t miss this unforgettable (and tasty) celebration of food – homestead style! A festival promoting the heritage traditions and culture of food.

Mark Your Calendar! 


Program / Event

May 21

Opening Day

May 21 to June 27

School Programs

July 1

Canada Day – Free Admission

July 19

Field to Fork Festival - Parks Day

August 16 

Binding, Stooking, Petting Zoo, Kids Fun & Friends of the Motherwell Codie Prevost Concert, Beer Gardens, Supper & 30th Anniversary Celebration

August 30

Threshing Day – New day of the week!

September 1

Closing Day

Special Event, Program or Rental Fees May Apply

Children’s Day Camps (Ages 6-12)

Two fun-filled days your kids will love! Reserve your spot today.

July 2 & 3
July 8 & 9
July 15 & 16
July 22 & 23
July 29 & 30
August 5 & 6
August 12 & 13
August 19 & 20
August 26 & 27

NEW in 2014! Little Red Hen (Children Ages 1-6)

Do you have a little red hen aged 1 to 6 that likes to help out around the kitchen? Why don’t you and your little hens scratch around with our hired hands for a mid-day bread baking experience and learn what it takes to make a loaf of bread from start to finish. Space is limited!

July 24
July 31
August 7
August 21

Self-Guided Experiences

We are a self-guided National Historic Site. Be sure to check out the new and exciting ways to discover Motherwell Homestead.

Self-Guided Experience Booklet

Explore Motherwell Homestead at your own pace with this booklet and map, including optional activities.

Pitchin’ In - Explora Tour

Would you like to be a hired hand? Discover the important role they play in the success of the homestead. This fun program uses Explora technology on a GPS-driven hand-held device.

Xplorers for Kids!

Do your kids like to Xplore? They can have FUN doing activities and collecting COOL souvenirs at Fort Battleford and with Parks Canada in Saskatchewan. Go to the Visitor Centre and ask to become a Parks Canada Xplorer. Free with entry.

Off the Beaten Path

Take a stroll on the Stueck Nature Walk trail then taste the delicious flavours from the Off the Beaten Path Café and gift shop.

*The Friends of the Motherwell Homestead Inc. is a volunteer, not-for-profit and charitable organization committed to working with Parks Canada to enhance public awareness, appreciation and enjoyment for visitors.

Binding and Stooking Binding and Stooking
© Parks Canada
Threshing of the grain using old threshing machine
Threshing of the grain using old threshing machine
© Parks Canada

Contact Motherwell Homestead NHSC for more information on all activities at (306) 333-2116 or by email.