This portion of Canada Day begins at 7:00 pm with Edson Pipes and Drums, O Canada, smudge and blessing and then our first band of the evening, local recording artists “Flexbender” will get the crowd moving. “Pepperland”, a Beatles tribute band from Edmonton will follow after them and lastly, we will be delighted by “Mbira Renaissance” and Afro-fusion band also hailing from Edmonton. To add to the party, the Edson Rotary Club will be hosting a beer garden in the Galloway Station Museum with Canadian Trivia contest hosted by the Museum staff, there will be food trucks, Caricatures by Simon, and Hip Image will have their photo booth up and running to capture your memories!
Make sure to stick around for musical fireworks at 11:15!
It’s been 100 years since the historic Edmonton Police air Chase when famous Air Force and bush pilot Wop May landed on Edson’s streets and we are going to celebrate in 1919 style! There will be pioneer games and crafts, old time music and entertainment, free food and lost to do! Break out the glad rags and join in the shin dig.