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June 2017

Gem Historical Talk: Historical Fiction in TV

June 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Coaldale Public Library, 2014 18th St
Coaldale, Alberta
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Please note our Historical Talks have moved to the library. Join us at the Coaldale Library for a Special Presentation History Talk: Fiction based on fact in Game of Thrones. Learn how the fictitious world of Game of Thrones is rooted in actual history before the premiere of season 7. Admission is free.

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July 2017

Canada Day

July 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Gem to start out Canada Day with a Pancake Breakfast from 8-10 am at the Gem. Breakfast is by donation, all funds raised will go towards supporting the museum. BBQ burgers, ice cream floats and Canada Day cake will be happening out at the Hub Field along with games, cultural, music and dance performances ,activities and more from 11 am-2 pm, and it's free! Free swim from 2-5 pm at the pool.  

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August 2017

Heritage Day Open House

August 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Gem of the West Museum, 1306 20th Street
Coaldale, Alberta
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Bring the whole family and celebrate Heritage Day with an Open House at the museum! Free admission, drop in for refreshments, kids crafts and games, ice-cream making, and other fun activities.

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September 2017

End of the 2017 Summer Season

September 1, 2017

The last open Saturday of the season is August 26th (10am - 3pm).

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October 2017
$20

Wine and Cheese Auction – SOLD OUT

October 21, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gem of the West Museum, 1306 20th Street
Coaldale, Alberta
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The Gem of the West Museum Society is holding it's annual Wine and Cheese Auction on October 21, 2017. Doors open and Silent Auction begins 5:30, Live Auction 7pm. This is the Society's biggest fundraiser of the year, and all proceeds go towards upcoming museum projects. Tickets are $20 and include complementary wine and hors d'oeuvres, please purchase in advance at the museum.

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Art Show and Sale

October 28, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Gem of the West Arts and Culture Committee is hosting their annual Art Show and Sale on October 28th from 11am-5pm and October 29th from 1pm-4pm.  Artists: due to the short notice, tables are just $15 this year! Contact Tammy at tutortammy.trelenberg@gmail.com

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November 2017

Craft and Hobby Show

November 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gem of the West Museum, 1306 20th Street
Coaldale, Alberta
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The Gem of the West Museum Society's annual Craft and Hobby Show is November 4th from 10am - 3pm. Please call Myrna at 403-345-4521 for more information about this event. Please note: all tables have now been booked.

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December 2017

22nd annual Carol Festival

December 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us on December 1st for the museum's longest running and most popular event! The 22nd annual Carol Festival features the music of the season from local choirs, musicians, and singers. Doors open at 6:30 pm, performance begins at 7pm. Admission is by donation to the Gem of the West Museum Society.

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RCMP Artifacts Final Opportunity

December 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

December 8th will be the final opportunity to view artifacts on loan from the RCMP Historical Collections Unit in Saskatchewan, currently on display in our Canada 150 exhibit "The Early History of the RCMP in Southern Alberta".

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Holiday Closure

December 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am - January 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am

The Gem of the West Museum facility will be closed for the holiday season from December 24th through to January 1st. We will re-open 9am on January 2nd, 2018.

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