Celebrate Bezanson – Homecoming, Fair & Horseshow
August 26 - 27, 2017 (8:30am - 1:00pm)
Mark your calendars for Celebrate Bezanson! This Canada 150 Celebration includes the 60th Bezanson School Homecoming, Fair & Horseshow!! This event is brought to you by the Bezanson Community Groups – a partnership of 12 amazing organizations in Bezanson and sponsored by The Community Fund for Canada’s 150th & the Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta and the County of Grande Prairie No. 1.
Kick off Saturday, August 26 with a Pancake Breakfast at 8: 30-10:30 am at the Memorial Hall. $5 per person
Bling Your Bike Parade: 9 am. Details will be posted and in the Fair Book.
Opening Ceremony: 9:30 am
Historical Tours: Two tours available! Choose one or both! Two buses load at the Memorial Hall at 9:45 and 1:45. Join the Tour of the Old Bezanson Townsite & Glen Leslie Church & Cemetery with host Wanda Zenner. Or join the Tour of the Kleskun Hills Museum with hosts Kleskun Hills Museum Society. Each tour is 2 1/2 hours and the bus returns to the Bezanson Memorial Hall.
Softball Tournament: 10 am. Contact Terri at firstname.lastname@example.org to register your team or to register to be placed on a team. 50% of participants on each team must have attended Bezanson School.
Fair Bench Show: 9 am – 3 pm. Contact email@example.com or 780-538-3544 for your Fair Book. Enter your crafts, best baking, photos, veggies & more! Entries accepted Friday, August 25. Check the Fair Book for further details!
Farmers Olympics – brought to you by the local 4H Club, join the games!
Facepainting & Concession on Site
The Bouncy Boyz Inflatables: $5 per person & participate all day!!
BBQ: 5:30-7:30 pm at the Memorial Hall. $5 per person
Family Dance: 8:30-12:30 pm with Kelly McDermott & NightRyders
Kick off Sunday, August 27 with a choice of Church Services:
- Glen Leslie Church with George Malcolm at 9 am
- Bezanson Catholic Church at 9 am
- Bezanson Community Church at 10:45 am
Brunch at the Memorial Hall at 10 am-noon. $5 per person.
Horseshow: 9 am start. Enjoy exhibitors of all ages show their horses & perform! Contact Margaret at 780-831-6716 to register.
There will be NO Camping on the Bezanson Ag Grounds. Camping is available at the Old Bezanson Townsite (no water or services) for $15/night or at the Kleskun Hills Park for $25 per night (water & showers). Call the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 at 780-532-9727 to reserve & pay for your campsite.