Harvest of the Past

Celebrate Alberta’s agricultural roots with a traditional harvest at the Ukrainian Village. See the Village one last time and witness an old-fashioned threshing bee complete with vintage farm equipment. Other historical activities include flower and herb drying, feather stripping, making kapusta (sour cabbage), grinding wheat, quilting, and canning of produce from the museum’s gardens.


Schedule of Activities


11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. & 4 p.m.Threshing Bee - threshing begins at the top of every hour
11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Historical Village activities:
 Horse drawn wagon rides
 Machinery "petting zoo"
 Sickle and scythe cutting, bundle tying
 Zhorna (flour mill) grinding
 Onion and garlic braiding
 Flailing and winnowing
 Drying flowers and herbs
 Fanning mill
 Horseshoeing demonstrations
 Kapusta making
 Feather stripping
 Wool carding
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Children's Activities - Face painting, crafts & games, kid's pedal tractors
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.History Brought to Life Art Exhibit - view more than 60 original paintings of the Ukrainian Village, presented by Edmonton Art Club, Elk Island Art Club and Leduc Art Club
1 p.m."Baba's Plant Medicines" presented by Robert Rogers
2 p.m. & 3 p.m.Chef Alan Roote (NAIT) demonstrates how to make lemon cheese

All Day Activities

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.Village Market
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.Gift Shop
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.Exhibitor Showcase featuring:
 Andrew Garlic Festival
 Bison Centre of Alberta
 Edmonton Weavers Guild
 Innotech Alberta
 Northern Alberta Wood Carver's Association 
 St. Andrew's Ukrainian Language Classes for Adults
10 a .m. - 5 p.m.Feature Exhibit - Painting to Remember: A Collection of works by Peter Shostak

Musical Entertainment

Culinary Activities

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.Ukrainian food at the Kalyna Kitchen 
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.Sweets n' Treats


Program and activities subject to change without notice.

Regular site admission applies on event days.

Sorry, no pets allowed.