Medicine Hat

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

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.

“What’s that funny smell?” My son Finn asks as we sit down at the pottery wheel for a clay experience. “Know what that smell is?

Medicine Hat, Alberta is known for a lot of things — a big reserve of natural gas, the sunniest skies in Canada, a historic ceramics industry — but did you know it’s also a destination for coffee l

It had been more than two decades ago since I’d picked up a musical instrument – a stint playing a saxophone for a few semesters in junior high.

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Eight days with an eclectic lineup of jazz music happens around town at clubs, cafes and taverns and features a long list of renowned jazz artists from across Canada, the U.S., and Europe.

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Come celebrate the western way at the 130th annual Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede. Non-stop music, rodeo and entertainment.

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A uniquely colourful weekend for all ages in downtown Medicine Hat, featuring art, music, and some of the most talented chalk artists in the world.

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Get ready to feast this November 1 - 14, 2021, with Savour the Southeast, a two-week showcase of local and regional products in Medicine Hat!

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The name alone – Conquer the Ridge Half-Marathon – might sound slightly daunting. But grab a friend and it’ll feel more like fast walk in the prairies on a Saturday morning. Plus, you’ve got plenty of...