Mark Weber

Flashback Freddy performs Aug. 24 as part of the ‘Music in the Park’ series. photo submitted

Lacombe’s Flashback Freddy next up for ‘Music in the Park’

Performances kick off at 6:30 p.m. at the LMC’s Echo Stage

Flashback Freddy performs Aug. 24 as part of the ‘Music in the Park’ series. photo submitted
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Event-filled day on Aug. 27 to benefit Lacombe & District Historical Society

Highlights include a ‘farm-to-fork culinary experience’ that starts at 6 p.m.

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From left, Edwin Woodrow, president of The Lacombe and District Ag Society; Taylor Shippelt, vice president/marketing director of the Lacombe Pro Bull Riding Association; Colleen Shippelt, president of the Lacombe Pro Bull Riding Association, 2022 Event Champion Callum Miller and Dave Saretsky, director of the Lacombe And District Ag Society.
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Recent Lacombe Pro Bull Riding event was a big success

The PBR-sanctioned event took place July 30 at the Lacombe Ag Grounds

From left, Edwin Woodrow, president of The Lacombe and District Ag Society; Taylor Shippelt, vice president/marketing director of the Lacombe Pro Bull Riding Association; Colleen Shippelt, president of the Lacombe Pro Bull Riding Association, 2022 Event Champion Callum Miller and Dave Saretsky, director of the Lacombe And District Ag Society.
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Rosanna Kerekes, executive director of the Lacombe Performing Arts Centre, is excited to see the arts becoming more accessible to local residents.
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An exciting theatrical experience is coming up for local youth

Lacombe Performing Arts Centre and Cow Patti Theatre Co. are partnering on the project

Rosanna Kerekes, executive director of the Lacombe Performing Arts Centre, is excited to see the arts becoming more accessible to local residents.
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Melissa Blunden, executive director of the Lacombe Museum, is welcoming folks to newly-unveiled exhibit ‘Botany & the History of Medicine. The exhibit is on display at the Flatiron Building Museum through to Oct. 21. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express

Unique new exhibit featured at the Flatiron Building Museum

‘Botany & the History of Medicine’ runs through Oct. 21

Melissa Blunden, executive director of the Lacombe Museum, is welcoming folks to newly-unveiled exhibit ‘Botany & the History of Medicine. The exhibit is on display at the Flatiron Building Museum through to Oct. 21. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express

Squidjigger slated to perform at ‘Music in the Park’ Aug. 17

Fired-up Celtic fiddle tunes are foundational to the band’s style

’Art in the Garden’ sessions run Saturdays at the Michener House Museum. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express

Flex your creative muscles at ‘Art in the Garden’

Sessions run Saturdays at the Michener House Museum from 1 to 4 p.m.

’Art in the Garden’ sessions run Saturdays at the Michener House Museum. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express
Jeffrey Hanger, executive director of the Lacombe & District Chamber of Commerce.
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Lacombe Chamber is gearing up for its annual awards gala this October

Voting for ‘People’s Choice’ awards now available online

Jeffrey Hanger, executive director of the Lacombe & District Chamber of Commerce.
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The Tools for School campaign has been launched by Lacombe & District FCSS.
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Lacombe FCSS gears up for Tools for School campaign

Applications are available at the office or on the FCSS website

The Tools for School campaign has been launched by Lacombe & District FCSS.
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The Overdue Blues Band performs Aug. 10 as part of the Music in the Park series. Mike Taylor photo

Overdue Blues Band hits ‘Music in the Park’ Aug. 10

Performance kicks off at 6:30 p.m. at the Lacombe Memorial Centre’s Echo Stage

The Overdue Blues Band performs Aug. 10 as part of the Music in the Park series. Mike Taylor photo
Brianna Berthiaume, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters Lacombe and District, is preparing for Big Brothers Big Sisters Month in September. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express

Big Brothers Big Sisters gears up for ‘40 Mentors in 40 Days’

September is Big Brothers Big Sisters Month nationally

Brianna Berthiaume, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters Lacombe and District, is preparing for Big Brothers Big Sisters Month in September. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express
Almost 50 chairs were painted this year and raffled off through the Chairs for Charity event, with record-breaking numbers set for ticket sales and money raised. photos submitted

Nowco Home Hardware’s fourth annual ‘Chairs for Charity’ a success

The charity event raised $8,755 for the Fill a Fridge Program

Almost 50 chairs were painted this year and raffled off through the Chairs for Charity event, with record-breaking numbers set for ticket sales and money raised. photos submitted
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Alix Days Parade slated to run Aug. 13

Enjoy lots of family-fun events over the weekend

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Lacombe Museum offers a Mural Tour of the city's many downtown murals. (Photo courtesy of Lacombe & District Historical Society)

Explore Lacombe via the Historic Downtown Walking Tours

Fascinating treks through town run Friday and Saturday evenings

Lacombe Museum offers a Mural Tour of the city's many downtown murals. (Photo courtesy of Lacombe & District Historical Society)
The Lacombe 11U AA Dodgers travelled to Grande Prairie the weekend of July 23-24 for the 11U AA Provincial Championships. Cara Kemila photo

Lacombe 11U AA Dodgers win provincial championship

After six games, including a triple header, they came out on top

The Lacombe 11U AA Dodgers travelled to Grande Prairie the weekend of July 23-24 for the 11U AA Provincial Championships. Cara Kemila photo

Lacombe County on the lookout for ‘paid-on-call’ firefighters

Campaign focused mainly on the Alix, Clive, Bentley and Eckville departments

Boulton will perform Aug. 3 at the LMC's Echo Stage. (Photo courtesy of Randi Boulton)

Local singer Randi Boulton set to perform at Music in the Park Aug. 3

Performances kick off at 6:30 p.m. at the Lacombe Memorial Centre’s Echo Stage

Boulton will perform Aug. 3 at the LMC's Echo Stage. (Photo courtesy of Randi Boulton)
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Lacombe Police Service seeks public’s help in locating missing man

Lancelot Lamb, 49, has not been seen or had any meaningful contact with family since July 24

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Boulton will perform Aug. 3 at the LMC's Echo Stage. (Photo courtesy of Randi Boulton)

Local singer Randi Boulton set to perform at Music in the Park Aug. 3

Performances kick off at 6:30 p.m. at the Lacombe Memorial Centre’s Echo Stage

Boulton will perform Aug. 3 at the LMC's Echo Stage. (Photo courtesy of Randi Boulton)
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Local animal rescue pleading for bolstered support to keep pace with service demands

Saving Grace Animal Society near Alix is struggling as donations and adoptions have slowed

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