Put on your best frock or bow tie and party like its 1891! Lougheed House is celebrating its 125th Anniversary and you’re invited. Enjoy iced tea in the Gardens, along with free tours, crafts, community booths, historical talks and performances by the Calgary Wind Symphony, the Calgary Opera, Lynn Olagundoye and Lucky Sonne. World Champion Fancy Dancer Craig First Rider performs at noon and local comedians will tickle your funny bone during the afternoon. Host Matt Masters, a local musician and community organizer, will guide you through the eclectic mix of entertainment and activities.
View our summer exhibit, Something Old, Something New: 125 Years of Wedding Fashion, featuring gowns and numerous wedding accessories from diverse cultural and historical traditions! See examples of how people went down the aisle in style from the 1880s to contemporary times.
Try a signature cocktail or beverage at the Speakeasy Lounge or indulge in culinary delights from The Restaurant at Lougheed House.
You’re only 125 years old once, so don’t miss out!
The event is occurring as part of Calgary Historic Week 2016 (July 22nd until August 2nd), which includes 11 days of walks, talks and tours celebrating the history of Calgary and region.
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707 13 Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2R 0K8
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