Family fun at Fred Light Museum Friday, followed by parade

Friday, Aug. 9, will mark Old Fashioned Family Fun Day at the Fred Light Museum.

The event happens at the museum from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. that day. The museum is located at 11- 20th Street in Battleford.

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Organizers are promising a “fun day full of food and activities,” according to their Facebook page.

Included will be horse and wagon rides, the Vintage Auto Club, music and entertainment, Larry the Balloon Man, a fish pond, gunny sack races, a three-legged race, a nail-pounding activity, a blacksmith demo, a lathe demo, rope making, face painting, a scavenger hunt and tug of war.

It also includes a barbecue hosted by the Historic Battleford Lions, vendor tables, as well as a silent auction.   

The event takes place the same day as the Battleford Parade, which happens Friday evening at 7 p.m. Once again the parade route will start and finish at St. Vital School.

The town reminds participants that items must not be thrown from floats/vehicles. Items may be handed out – not thrown – by walkers along the parade route.

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