Experience the Roaring '20s

Those Were the Days set for Aug. 11-12

Those Were The Days is set to return to the Western Development Museum on Aug. 11 and 12.

The event, which takes visitors back to the Saskatchewan that existed in the Roaring ‘20s, offers a variety of events and attractions over those two days between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

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According to a news release from the WDM, both days will begin with flapjacks that are free with admission to Those Were The Days, between 9 and 10:30 a.m.

Once inside, there will be a wide array attractions to take visitors back in time. There is a daily Parade of Power around Heritage Village, as well as rides on vintage vehicles like a 1925 McLaughlin, 1929 Buick or a 1928 fire truck. Horse drawn wagon rides will also be available.

There will be activities for the kids to enjoy including a petting zoo, face painting, sack and three-legged races and bouncy castles. For adults, there will be opportunities to test hammering and other skills at the Pioneer Competitions or baking skills at the Great Pioneer Baking Challenge. Visitors can also take part in solving the Who Dunnit? Mystery!

There will be live musical entertainment from Saskatchewan-based bands. A new attraction, on Sunday only, will be Dr. Von Houligan's Carnival of Calamities.




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