Here is a list of weekly events for the week of Oct. 19th to Oct 25th in the Drysdale Centre at Evergreen Park.
During these times Drysdale Arena will not be open for drop-in unless otherwise specified.
Oct 19: Drop-in Barrel Racing 6-9 p.m. You may join Drop-in Barrels on your riders pass and all paperwork must be filled out prior to participating.
Oct 20: Team Roping 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Oct 21: Open
Oct 22: Hoof Beats For Hope starting at 6 p.m.
Oct 23: Team Roping 6:30-9:30 p.m
Oct 24: Clinic with Darren Bilyea 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Oct 25: Clinic with Darren Bilyea 8 a.m. -6 p.m.
Face mask are required at all times unless you are riding. Please maintain social distancing of two metres.
If you're one of the brave ones, show up at Evergreen Park on Friday at 9 p.m.
That's when Blachford Field Of Nightmares kicks off its 2020 season of scaring. It is located to the left just before the main entrance into the Park after you cross the tracks heating east from Resources Road.
The scaring will continue through September and October.
It has been approved by Alberta Health Services so all precautions will be taken to keep you as safe as possible.
Cost is $20 per person.
Scare you later!
Here is the schedule:
October 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 – 7:30 p.m.; October 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31 – 7 p.m.
the next blue moon after October 31 this year won't happen again until 2037.
That's why it is such a big deal . . . as is our Once In A Blue Moon Hot Seat Draws at Evergreen Park.
We are giving away $1,000 in cash on that night between 7-10 p.m. So grab a seat at the slots and you could be a winner! Must be in attendance to win and all AHS safety protocols will be in place.
Chances are, unlike the blue moon, there will be another appearance of the hot seat draws before 2037 ... but giving away $1,000 cash is a bit of a rare thing.
See you down the road at Evergreen Park Casino - open 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily.
Off-Track Betting 101 - Learn How To Play The Ponies goes on Wednesday, Nov. 4 starting at 7 p.m. at JDA Raceway at Evergreen Park.
Admission is free and there will be prizes and giveways.
Steak sandwiches that night are just $10 and pints of beer $5.
An experienced horse bettor will be giving a tuturial on the basics of betting and the sport of horse racing.
All in attendance will be given play money to place some bets and they will all receive $10 in real betting vouchers and a free appetizer to be used at the Breeder's Cup races shown on the screens at Evergreen Park Casino on Saturday, Nov. 7.
Let's get STOKED for the 2020-21 Winter Season by taking in the premiere movie screening of Matchstick Productions 2020 Film Huck Yeah!
It goes Saturday, Nov. 7 starting at 7 p.m. (gates open at 6:30 p.m.) at Grande Sunset Theatre in TARA Centre Parking Lot A at Evergreen Park.
Nitehawk Year-Round Adventure Park is excited to present film which is packed with the best skiers in the world charging hard and having fun in some of the most spectacular locations.
Prepare to have your mind blown as Hoji, Sam Kuch, Bobby Brown and the breakout girl posse “The Blondes,” have the time of their lives shredding and stomping.
With the global shut-down of the pandemic we are reminded how important it is to spend time outdoors with friends having fun. This film is a balance of personal action segments and location/story-based segments that not only show progressive skiing but interesting stories.
Grab some popcorn and yell “Huck Yeah!’ with the most fun ski movie of 2020.
Please be prepared to practice local mandates and guidelines in regards to COVID-19 and social distancing of six feet with anyone outside of your immediate party. Please be prepared to have on your person, a mask or face covering and hand sanitizer at all times. When you are unable to practice social distancing, please be sure to wear your mask or face covering. If you are feeling sick, or suffering any COVID-19 symptoms outlined by the CDC, please do not attend the event. Thank you for your help and cooperation to keep everyone safe and comfortable attending this event!
You can get your tickets here: http://gonitehawk.com/events/huckyeah2020moviepremiere/
The annual Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Foundation Festival of Trees in the TARA Centre at Evergreen Park will have a different look this year.
This year’s show will run for eight days instead of three – November 21st to the 29th.
Guests who wish to attend the festival in person will have to buy their tickets for a designated day and time online. There will be no tickets at the door. A virtual tour is available online for those who can’t make it to the Tara Centre.
The Festival gala on Saturday, Nov. 21 will be an away-from-the-park event where you can host guests, enjoy a great meal, listen to entertainment and bid on auction items. Join them for a Virtual “Mask”arade Gala full of entertainment and surprises that will have you and your guests on the edge of their seats. This event sells out every year! Buying your tickets this year grants you first access to ticket sales next year.
Presented by the Rotary Club of Grande Prairie, the Business Luncheon goes Wednesday, Nov. 25. This luncheon is a great way to get your office together for a motivational experience. Unstoppable Tracy Schmitt shares her memorable story perseverance & a positive attitude as motivation for all of us overcoming our own obstacles.
Having traveled the world as a past aspiring Paralympian and Humanitarian, Tracy brings her award-winning perspective and life experiences into each of her talks. She is a decorated athlete in para-skiing, world cup sailing, deep sea diving and mountain climbing.
Purchase your corporate tickets from the Foundation website, get your team together, order some food and enjoy a motivational lunch you won’t soon forget.
Presented by Pomeroy Lodging, get in the holiday spirit the online Mistletoe Mixer! Get together in groups of 4, 8, 12 or more and join the Foundation for an evening of fun with comedian and emcee Jebb Fink and the dueling piano duo Brittany & Serge who are back by popular demand. Our favorite chefs and mixologists will be Mixing Up their famous recipes and drinks and teaching the secret to their success.
Purchase your tickets from the Foundation website. Sold in groups of four to facilitate gift bags that come with your purchase.
This year the Foundation will be replacing the Christmas Pajama Party with “Gaming for Good”. The Foundation has partnered with the Alberta Esports Association (AESA) to create a fun online gaming event – Gaming for Good!
Participants will have the opportunity to play the popular Nintendo Esports’ titles Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Mario Kart 8 DX and Super Smash Bros Melee all while supporting local healthcare and our Region’s hospitals.
Check the Foundation website for more information.
Presented by KMSC Law LLP, join the Foundation for a fun pancake breakfast in your own home on Sunday, November 29! Butterfly the Clown will host the show and welcome special guests that will have your little ones captivated for a whole hour!
Performances by Le Petit Cirque and a special Singing Santa will amaze your whole family! Please don’t forget to drop-off a special teddy bear at a location to be announced to donate for children at the hospital (Please make sure all bears are new and have tags on them).
Visit the Foundation website for drop off location, tickets and more information.
Call Dawn Miller at 780-538-7583 to review your gala options, to purchase tickets or with any questions. The foundation encourages you to follow AHS social distancing protocols when hosting a group.
Visit the Foundation website at https://gphospitalfoundation.ca to order tickets or for more information.
A modified version of the Northern Spirit Light Show will be held at Evergreen Park in November and December.
Changes have been made to comply with Alberta Health Services regulations.
There will be no wagon rides, hot chocolate booths and no bonfires.
The public can view the displays from their vehicle as they drive through. Cost is $15 per vehicle no matter how many are in it.
The show opens November 19 and will turn Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday through to December 10 when it begins a daily run until New Year’s Eve, except for Christmas Day.
The winter roping program at the Drysdale Centre at Evergreen Park kicks off on October 20th and will continue Tuesdays and Fridays from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
There are some breakaway cows in the pen if anyone is looking to do that as well
An AEF is needed to ride.
For more information contact Corri Pigeau at 587-726-1083 or firstname.lastname@example.org