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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

Mark Your Calendar!  
May 20 - Opening Day
May 20 to June 26 - School Programs
July 1 - Canada Day and Friends of Motherwell Concert in the Barnyard, supper and beer gardens
August 15 - Binding and Stooking featuring the Parks Canada Antique Road Show
August 29 - Symphony under the Sky at Motherwell – Our 2015 Threshing Day Grand Event & Field to Fork Festival
September 7 - Closing Day

Special Event, Program or Rental Fees May Apply


Awesome Summer Events!

Symphony under the Sky at Motherwell - Our 2015 Threshing Day Grand Event


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

Saturday, August 29
Let’s close the Motherwell Homestead’s Cultivating Victory season and open the Regina Symphony Orchestra’s 2015/16 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 at the homestead. Event goes ahead, rain or shine, so come prepared!

Canada Day Concert in the Barnyard

The traditional Friends of Motherwell’s outdoor concert, supper and beer gardens is moving to a new day! Come visit the Motherwell Homestead on Canada Day and stay for a great fun evening! See www.friendsofmotherwell.ca for tickets or more details.


Children’s Day Camps (Ages 6-12)


kids participating in day camps
©Parks Canada

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

July 2 & 3
July 7 & 8
July 14 & 15
July 21 & 22
July 28 & 29
August 4 & 5
August 11 & 12
August 18 & 19
August 25 & 26


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


Kids participating in the Little Red Hen program
© Parks Canada

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 23
July 30
August 6
August 20


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


People walking along the Stueck Nature Trail
© Parks Canada

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
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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.