Growing up in the East Kootenays, I spent my share of time at the local tourist attractions. I spent many nights on class sleepovers in the old Northwest Mounted Police Barracks at Fort Steele, and even performed in a few school plays at the old Wildhorse Theatre.
It was potentially a dumb idea. After taking a tour around the Medalta Museum we walked into the artist’s studio and there in front of us was a pottery wheel. To most people it’s an awkward looking contraption.
Please state your purpose for visiting the United States. Ferris Fest. Excuse me? The Ferris Bueller festival? It’s a three-day event in Chicago.
One of the cornerstones of Medicine Hat’s pottery industry was Medalta Potteries, whose facilities still stand in Medicine Hat’s Historic Clay District – one of Canada’s National Historic Sites in Alberta.
One of the best things about going to a music festival (well, any type of festival) is that it is the perfect time to festersize. Fes-ter-size is defined as the act of excessive movement (also known as exercise) when at a festival.
The home of Debbie and Brian Hamilton is quiet and serene - a peaceful retreat that’s country living at its finest. But it’s the warm, friendly smiles and the sense of adventure of our hosts that makes Hamilton House the perfect retreat after all the festival seeking we’ve done.
Word on the streets is that zombies are known to eat much more than brains for brunch. Get your morning fill of festivals here.