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The Municipal District of Bonnyville is home to a great lineup of events.
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Haying in the 30's is held on the August long weekend, celebrating the olden days of farming.  Take a walk around the Mallaig grounds and see what it was like to be a farmer in the 1930s. Share this page on Twitter.

Admission and camping fees are free, but all proceeds of the event goes to help people with cancer, who are going through treatment. The event is a chance for families and friends to enjoy and heritage and charity in one event. All donations go to help people with cancer.

Events throughout the weekend include, face-painting, horseshoe demos, old-fashioned farming demos and beef on a bun dinner.

Read our FestivalSeekers story and get yourself ready for Haying in the 30's.

Featured events

Opening Ceremony and Parade - Saturday

Horses, floats, candy and a parade usher in Haying in the 30's. 


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Beef on a bun - Saturday

Enjoy a free supper on Saturday night provide by the organizers of Haying in the 30's.

Old-fashioned hoedown - Saturday

After you've filled up on barbecued beef, put on your dancing shoes and head to good old hoedown. Music that you can two-step to all night is on tap for all ages. 

Interfaith service

On Sunday morning, Haying in the 30's hosts an interfaith service for anyone who would like to attend. 

Schedule of Events for 2017 TBD here is a look at last year

Saturday, July 30 2016

10 a.m. - Opening Ceremony
10:30 a.m. - Parade
10 a.m. – noon - Face Painting
11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. - Rope Making
11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Viewing Zoo
11:30 am - Noon - Plowing, Discing Mowing
11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. - Shingle Mill
Noon – 12:30 p.m. - Blacksmith
Noon – 12:30 p.m. - Cultivating, Harrowing, Side Delivery Rake, Hay Loader, Baler
Noon – 12:30 p.m. - Grain Demo
Noon – 12:30 p.m. - Wood Splitter/Planer
12:30 – 1 p.m. - Seed Drill, Stone Boat, Dump Rake, Binding, Stooking
12:30 – 1 p.m.  - Saw Mill 
1 pm – 1:30 p.m. - Plowing, Cultivating, Hay Buck & Pole, Thrashing Machine, Grain Wagon, Haul Stooks to Machine
1 – 1:30 p.m. - Well Boring
1 – 2 p.m. - Knife Maker
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. - Horse Shoeing Demo
1:30 – 2 p.m. -  Discing, Harrowing, Mowing
1:30 – 2 p.m. - Grain Demo
1:30 – 2 p.m.  Shingle Mill
1 – 2 p.m.  Kids Games 
1:30 – 2 p.m. -  Moose Calling (Trapper Cabin)
2 – 3 p.m. - Blacksmith
2 – 2:30 p.m. - Seed Drill, Stone Boat, Side Delivery Rake, Stooking. Plowing
2 – 2:30 p.m. - Saw Mill 
2 – 4 p.m. - Merry Go Round
2:30 – 3 p.m. - Discing, Binding, Hay Loader, Dump Rake
2:30 – 3 p.m. Baler
2:30 – 3 p.m. Wood Splitter/Planer
2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Face Painting
3 – 3:30 p.m. Stage Coach Demo
3 – 3:30 p.m. Road Construction Grader, 2 Horse Fresno
3 – 4 p.m. Kids Chore Games
3:30 – 4 p.m. Thrashing Machine, Grain Wagon, Haul Stooks to Machine
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Knife Maker
6 p.m. Supper – Beef on a Bun
6:30 – 7 p.m. Bazaar Draw / Auction
8 – 9 p.m. Adult Chore Games
9 p.m. Old Time Ho Down

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Sunday, July 31 2016

9 – 9:30 a.m. Interfaith
9:30 -11:30 a.m. Breakfast
10 – Noon Face Painting
10:30 – Noon Gospel Music
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Viewing Zoo
11:30 - Noon Plowing, Discing, Mowing
11:30 - Noon Shingle Mill
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Knife Maker
Noon – 12:30 p.m. Cultivating, Harrowing, Side Delivery Rake, Hay Loader, Baler
Noon – 12:30 p.m. Grain Demo
Noon – 12:30 p.m. Wood Splitter/Planer
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Blacksmith
12:30 – 1 p.m. Seed Drill, Stone Boat, Dump Rake, Binding Stooking
12:30 – 1 p.m. Saw Mill
1 – 1:30 p.m. Plowing, Cultivating, Hay Buck & Pole, Thrashing Machine, Grain Wagon, Haul Stook to Machine
1 – 1:30 p.m. Well Boring
1 – 2 p.m. Kids Games
1 – 3 p.m. Merry Go Round
1:30 – 2 p.m. Moose Calling (Trapper Cabin)
1:30 – 2 p.m. Horse Shoeing Demo
1:30 – 2 p.m. Discing, Harrowing, Mowing
1:30 – 2 p.m. Grain Demo
1:30 – 2 p.m. Shingle Mill
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Knife Maker
2 – 2:30 p.m. Seed Drill, Stone Boat, Side Delivery Rake, Stooking, Plowing
2 – 2:30 p.m. Saw Mill
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Blacksmith
2:30 – 3 p.m. Binding, Discing, Hay Loader, Dump Rake
2:30 – 3 p.m. Baler
2:30 – 3 p.m. Wood Splitter/Planer
2:30 – 4 p.m. Face Painting
3 – 3:30 p.m. Stage Coach Demo
3 – 3:30 p.m. Road Construction Grader, 2 Horse Fresno
3:30 – 4 p.m. Thrashing Machine, Grain Wagon, Haul Stooks to Machine
4:30 pm Bazaar Draw

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Take it the the lake this summer and head north, into the MD of Bonnyville and Lac La Biche. Both communities feature an abundance of beautiful lakes. Have a look at this one - the Lakeland Country Fair & Open Rodeo in Lac La Biche.

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