Wednesdays (through Oct. 5.)
AIRDRIE FARMERS MARKET
The Plainsmen Arena
Airdrie’s favourite Wednesday activity runs through Oct. 5. 3:30-7 p.m.
Celebrate ‘the best of Airdrie’ featuring vendor booths from local not-for-profit organizations, community groups and businesses as well as local entertainment acts and musicians. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
ART OF THE HARVEST
Airdrie Agricultural Society Site
This is a free family event put on by the Airdrie and District Agricultural Society. Visitors can watch the farmers bring in the harvest using only horses and old-time machinery. New this year are tractor pulls where you can watch antique tractors compete. Food trucks, kids games, wagon rides and live music are also part of this fun day. Located at 265232 Range Road 14, Rocky View County. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
LIGHT UP THE NIGHT CARNIVAL
The Airdrie Health Foundation is excited to announce the return of this highly anticipated gala in support of health care in Airdrie. This year’s theme is Light Up the Night – Carnival. The night will host a sit-down dinner, entertainment, a live and silent auction and much more. The night will end with a live concert from local band Flaysher. Early-bird tickets are on sale now until Sept. 2. Visit airdriehealthfoundation.com/gala2022
Funds raised will go to support Airdrie’s highest priority health care needs. Clinics supported are Airdrie Urgent Care, Addictions & Rural Mental Health, Home Care, Public Health, Speech and Audiology.
Car Boot and Flea Market
Nose Creek Valley Museum
This is a fundraiser for the museum and a great way to find a bargain!
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
NATIONAL DAY FOR TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION | ORANGE SHIRT DAY
The day honours the lost children and survivors of residential schools, and their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools is a vital component of the reconciliation process. Visit CircleConnectionsforReconciliation.com to learn more about plans in Airdrie.
FALL FARMERS MARKET
Crossfield Community Centre Parking Lot
Just in time for Thanksgiving!
Enjoy great produce and Thanksgiving supplies. The market has you covered for baking, vegetables/fruits, meat, spirits and gifts from amazing local artisans. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Food trucks on site for picnic lunches or take home.
The City of Airdrie is bringing the community back together in support of mental wellness and thanking our essential services, first responders, and local businesses with a free, one-day Homecoming Festival.
The family-friendly, tailgating event will include motivational wellness presentations, football games, children and youth activities, fireworks, and a drive-in, outdoor movie! An evening concert at Ed Eggerer Athletic Park with Canadian music artists Scarlett Butler, The Blake Reid Band, Lisa Brokop, Julian Austin and Kyle McKearney will be an exciting highlight to the day.
Residents can find more details about the festival and the schedule of events as they become available at airdrie.ca/homecoming