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It's the Labour Day weekend, and the perfect time for a trip to Nanton. Open for you to enjoy: Farmers' Market 8:30 am - 1 pm Saturday, Bomber Command Museum, Nanton Candy Store, Nanton Golf Course, Mosaic, TeaZehri and many more great little shops, including The Hive/Stuthornes, the newest business in town featuring 80 different vendors and a great place to grab a bite. #nanton #visitnanton #visit_nanton #tourfoothills #nantonlionsfarmersmarket #antiquewalk #onthewaytoeverywhere #albertasouthwest ... See MoreSee Less

An amazing opportunity right here to help out a worthy cause and get in on a fantastic event that is short-lived and very popular. This Thursday, you could be standing in a giant field of sunflowers near Nanton at the "magic hour", taking the most amazing photos or just hanging out and enjoying the experience!**OFFICIAL POST TO BID ON** The Sunflower Magic Hour Auction with Paradise Hill Farm is now live! You have until noon tomorrow to bid by commenting on this post only. Be sure to sort by All Comments to see every bid.

This auction is for the first 'magic hour' (known for its amazing light for photography) of the sunflower field season. From 7 pm to dusk you will have the entire field to yourself. Book mini sessions, enjoy the field with friends and family, wow her or him with that magical first date!

This is for August 13th only.

BID NOW AND A HUGE THANK YOU TO PARADISE HILL FARM FOR HELPING WISHES COME TRUE!

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An amazing opportunity right here to help out a worthy cause and get in on a fantastic event that is short-lived and very popular. This Thursday, you could be standing in a giant field of sunflowers near Nanton at the magic hour, taking the most amazing photos or just hanging out and enjoying the experience!

Nanton FB Live Trivia winners!

Most questions answered correctly, plus bonus points! (31): Harrison Slade

Prize: 2 x 4 Stuthornes Gift Certificate, good for four lunches for 2, including drink and dessert! Come and get it at Stuthornes: open 10-5, every day but Tuesday.

Honorable mentions:
Prize: 10 lb bag of Alberta potatoes to each, picked up at The Hive or Stuthornes sometime before August 15.

M Laura Snell (19)
Barb Curle (17)
Kayla Leavitt Ring (14)
Kye Simpson (12)
Tricia Boulton-Dave Mitchell (11)

Participation awards:

Prizes: 5 lb bag of Alberta potatoes to each, picked up at The Hive or Stuthornes sometime before August 15.

Amanda Bustard (1)

Louise Ellen Adie (3)

Sara Scott (9) Sorry, no potatoes for family members! And you’re welcome!

Darlene Goodwin (6)

Dianne Slade (3)

Checkins: no prize but thanks for checking in!
Linda Maki
Jennifer Handley
Carolyn Walker

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I loved watching you and listening to you talk! You’re the best, Henny!

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Guy and Hala Lacoste, Mila and Jack Baird, Dave and Leslie Birrell, Bill and Charlene Powlyk, Sue and Jim Moore.

#5 Livingstone Range School Division.

Wonderful multi tasking! #8 Knights and Raiders (Thanks Kye)

You have to have farm plates to burn it legally

Someone come get potatoes from our house

Farms get a deal on gas.

Under tarps with a bunch of tires on top

Mike and Linda Homes Guy and Hala Lacoste

Gasoline sold only to farms.

BlackBerry peach pie sounds wonderful!

I will be back. Have to go. This was fun! I didn't know it was a contest. BTW I have some small metal teapots -singles. Need any?

Laurie, you are so awesome!

Oh god this is for the potatoes

4? The castle? 5) Livingstone Range School Division 6) Dave and Leslie Birrell

We don’t need anymore potatoes

They are occupying so much space in our garage

Glennis Baker. Skip was Cheryl Bernard

Just to the west of the lodge. Not sure of the exact address. And there is an apartment building there now.

#11 Tom Hornecker

Red and white Hereford

Thanks for the wave mom, your hair is amazing

50.3494° N, 113.7750° W

Mr. De Paoli (sp?) and it’s called the den. Working together!!

Please start a game show mom

Yes, thank you!

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Nanton Trivia!!
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2020 Events in Nanton

JULY  

Saturdays 8:30 am-1 pm: Nanton Lions & District Farmers’ Market in the 18th Street east parking lot of Tom Hornecker Rec Centre

All July: sidewalk chalk art challenge

31: Rodeo TBA… check Nanton Ag Society Facebook page for details

31-3: Nanton Chamber of Commerce Scavenger Hunt, find details on Nanton Round-Up Days Facebook page or pick up sheets from shops around town, all weekend long

10 am – 4 pm Bomber Command Museum of Canada all weekend 

10 am – 5 pm or later Antique and Art Walk of Alberta shops open

11 am – 2 pm 65 years and up Beat the Heat NQLF Seniors’ Ice Cream Social, Centennial Park

AUGUST

Saturdays 8:30 am-1 pm: Nanton Lions & District Farmers’ Market in the 18th Street east parking lot of Tom Hornecker Rec Centre

1-3:  Nanton Round-Up Days: a long weekend of family-friendly events including:

1st, 2nd, 3rd: 10 am sing O Canada from your front porch!

1: 10 am-4 pm Vintage engine run, VIC parking lot at the MacEwan School House, Hwy 2 N at 20th St 

1: 1 – 4 pm Nanton Front Porch Challenge draw, see Facebook event for details

1: 4 – 7 pm Nanton Sidewalk Art Challenge, see Facebook event for details

1: 7 – 9 pm euroProductions Virtual Dance Party, see their Facebook page to join in the fun

2: 1 – 3 pm Nanton Chamber of Commerce live Virtual Trivial game, see Nanton Round-Up Days Facebook page to join in the fun

2: 9:30 pm (dusk) Nanton Boosters and Promoters Fireworks Display at Lions Grove Park/Boomer’s Hill, south end of town Hwy 2 S

3: 10 am Nanton Boosters Parade

3: 1 pm Nanton Promoters Duck Race, Mosquito Creek at Nanton Campground, Hwy 533 E

SEPTEMBER 

Saturdays 8:30 am-1 pm: Nanton Lions & District Farmers’ Market in the 18th Street east parking lot of Tom Hornecker Rec Centre

11: BCM Engine Run 9:30 pm (TBC)

12: BCM Engine Runs 11 am & 2 pm (TBC)

OCTOBER

12: Visitor Information Centre closes at the MacEwan School House

NOVEMBER 

28: Nanton Lights the Way & Distinctly Nanton Christmas Market






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