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MOUNTAIN VIEW
ARTS SOCIETY Didsbury's Not For Profit Society of 2015!
Visit the homepage of the Mountain View Arts Society, the organization hosting the Art Show & Sale at the Didsbury Art, Travel and Trade Expo, the Mountain View Rocks rock concert, and the Mountain View Arts Festival.
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The Mountain View Arts Society is a group of volunteers in Didsbury and the surrounding region who support the arts, whether by hosting events or facilitating in the promotion of artists, musicans, writers, and dancers in Mountain View County.
ABOUT US
Contact any member of the Board of Directors if you would like to volunteer with the Society, or participate in one of our events.
CONTACT US
We invite you to buy a membership in the Society and help us promote arts, culture and heritage in Didsbury, Olds, Sundre, Carstairs, and Cremona Alberta, and their surrounding communities.
MEMBERSHIP
Coming Events include the Art Show & Sale held during the Didsbury Trade Show in April and the Mountain View Arts Festival in September. Tell us your event and we'll help promote it too.
COMING EVENTS
Website Links and Resources for those involved in the arts in Alberta.
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The Mountain View Arts Society promotes and encourages a variety of artistic
opportunities and events for the enrichment and enjoyment of the general public.
DAYS OF YORE - AUGUST 5 & 6, 2017
Two days, dozens of historical reenactors, sword fights, big cannons, and live combat!

Ver heil! Celebrate Alberta's Heritage Weekend in Didsbury with the Sons of Fenrir Vikings, Dragons Own
Medieval Combat Group, The Cannoneers, 78th Fraser Highlanders Group, Victorian Society of Alberta, Edmonton House Brigade, Yankee Valley Yankees, 10th Battalion (CEF) Commemorative Association (WWI),
and WWII First Special Service Force Reenactors!

FOLLOW DAYS OF YORE ON FACEBOOK!

Meet the Artists Coming to Days of Yore

Teresa Wyss Pottery
Hand made porcelain stoneware pottery
The forms Teresa makes are usually organic in nature, reflecting her love of the material and for a clearly "hand-made" look. Inspirations come from a love of texture and colour combinations - feel as well as sight.
Teresa Wyss Potter Teresa Wyss Potter
Rocky Mountain Maille
Handmade Chain Maille Jewellery
Chain maille is a long-standing tradition in the jewellery world. Whether you're looking for necklaces, bracelets, or earrings, Moreen has a fabuous selection for you.
Rocky Mountain Maille Rocky Mountain Maille
Khaos Theory Leather
Handmade Leather Products
Brent is a visual arts graduate who enjoys working with his hands. Projects range from full shredder costumes to Inca style moccasins. This summer, it's all about fun and quirky!
Khaos Theory Leather Khaos Theory Leather
Celtic Crafter
Handmade hats and gloves, unique jewellery, tarot and palmistry readings
Dragons, Viking bling, runes, and more. You might also find some musical instruments. Look for the dragon tent!
Celtic Crafter Celtic Crafter
In Bloom Flowers and Gifts
Fresh Flower Crowns
One of Didsbury's own! Last year, you could get a floral crown downtown; this year Tara is bringing her fresh flowers to Artisan Alley. Your kids will love it!
In Bloom Flowers and Gifts In Bloom Flowers and Gifts
Ancient Silvers
Celtic Jewellery
Didsbury artist, Ryan Sutherland, brings a collection of Celtic Jewellery in Bronze, Silver and Pewter. Art and sculptures are inspired by a a rich cultural background and part of our unique heritage.
Ancient Silvers Ancient Silvers
Sons of Fenrir
Celtic Jewellery
Besides performing on our battlefield, the Sons will bring everything from a huge variety of crafting to authentic cooking, re-creating Norse, Icelandic and Anglo-Dane history for you.
Sons of Fenrir Sons of Fenrir
FREQUENTLY
ASKED QUESTIONS

ARTISAN ALLEY
You'll shop at vendors producing and/or selling heritage arts and traditional crafts in keeping with the character of this festival.

Ancient Silvers
Celtic Crafter
In Bloom Flowers & Gifts
Khaos Theory Leather
Rocky Mountain Maille
Sons of Fenrir
Teresa Wyss Pottery

Representing 9th C Scandinavia
11th Century England
18th Century Scotland
18th Century England
19th Century Canada
20th Century Germany

Meet the Reenactors Here

Click here to view our Days of Yore poster. Then print and share with your friends and family! Designed by Emma Wassmer.
PRINT OUR POSTER

THIS IS
GONNA BE
A BLAST!!

PLAN YOUR WEEKEND!
Battle/Performance Schedule
Same Schedule both Saturday & Sunday

GRAND FINALE MELEE
A special treat Sunday afternoon!

VISIT OUR CANTEEN
Pigs in a Blanket
Beast & Yeast
Bevvies & Light Snacks

Funds raised go to support the
Mountain View Arts Society
DHS Drama Class
DHS Leadership Group
Didsbury Historical Society
Didsbury Library
Didsbury Lions Club
And other arts programs in the community.

NO DOGS ARE ALLOWED in Rosebud Park unless they
are service dogs.

FEST LOCATION
Rosebud Park
Hwy 582, East entrance to Didsbury
South side of the road
Watch for signs

The Days of Yore Festival location is at Rosebud Park on the east end of 20th Street, (Highway 582) in Didsbury.
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HOURS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

SATURDAY & SUNDAY
11 am - 6 pm
Gates open at 10:40 am

DAILY ADMISSION
13 yrs & over - $5
6 to 12 yrs old - $3
5 & Under - Free
Free Parking.

THANKS TO THESE CHAMPIONS OF THE ARTS!
Our Donors & Sponsors: Canadian Heritage, Mountain View County, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Zion Thrift Store,
Didsbury Value Drug Mart, Didsbury AG Foods, Mountain View Credit Union, Windsor Graphics
Unique Stained Glass Works, Front Porch Realty, Delree's Native Art Gallery, and Top Note Music School.

Please consider these businesses when making your purchasing decisions.

Supporting arts, culture & heritage in Carstairs, Cremona, Didsbury, Olds, Sundre and the surrounding Central Alberta communities between Red Deer and Calgary.
Logo designed by Lyle Schulz. Venues sponsored by the Town of Didsbury. Stay overnight at the Rosebud Valley Campground at the east entrance to Didsbury. The Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage Program was created to help you celebrate your community, its past and its present. Situated where the foothills of the Canadian Rockies meet the fertile plains, Mountain View County is in the heart of Alberta's Calgary - Edmonton corridor. The Alberta Foundation for the Arts provides support to arts organizations, giving them the power to inspire minds, encourage expression, foster creativity, and contribute to Alberta's economy. The Mountain View Arts Society is proud to be a Partner with Alberta's Promise.
WINDSOR GRAPHICS