Éducation/Art

Contenu informatif et éducatif pertinent à la Municipalité de Pontiac - Informative and educational content relevant to the Municipality of Pontiac

From vivid landscapes to vibrant history, the wild west springs alive in southern Alberta

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Katharine Fletcher

“Did you know that the Sundance Kid worked here at Bar U Ranch?” While driving a team of black Percheron horses around the National Historic Site, an hour-and-a-half south of Calgary, Dan Wilson regaled a wagonload of visitors with stories. “Whenever the Northwest Mounted Police would drop by, The Kid would disappear, saying something about a fence to fix.”

At the turn of the last century, Bar U was internationally renowned for its purebred Percheron draft horses and cattle. Today, the sprawling ranch commemorates the heritage of the Canadian ranching industry.

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Invitation. Art exhibition, opens Friday, August 29. Expo d'art, vernissage le 29 août

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Vous êtes cordialement invités à l'ouverture de l'exposition L'esprit de coopération, de la Collection d'Art Betakova-Hlavina, au centre communautaire Marcel Lavigne, 2024, route 148, Pontiac (Luskville).


You are cordially invited to the art exhibition, The Spirit of Cooperation, from the Betakova-Hlavina Art Collection until noon, September 2, at the Marcel Lavigne Community Centre, 2024 Highway 148, Pontiac (Luskville). 

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Gaining Ground: Managing On-Farm Fly Populations

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Rob Wallbridge

The persistent buzz and tickle of tiny feet on my face early this morning as the sun rose reminded me that fly season has reached our part of the country once again. Hopefully, most of you will have started your fly management activities months ago, but for those a little slow off the bat, or everyone looking for extra tips and information, let’s look at where to prioritize your investments of time and money.

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Under the Pines Music Festival 2014

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Welcome to Under the Pines Music Festival's 2014 summer concert series. General Director, Phillip Holmes and Artistic Director, Jean Desmarais are excited to return to Bristol's Coronation Hall from July 18th to July 27th, after a sold out première season in 2012. This year's summer concert series will include returning favourites such as the 100-Mile Dinner and Concert, catered by Café 349, which will open the festival on Friday, July 18th.

In addition to the rustic beauty and rich acoustics of Coronation Hall, Under the Pines is pleased to have historical St. Mary’s Church in Quyon as a venue for two concerts this year.

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