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Summer Event Ideas

Summer in Canada has an added value of being a long-waited for season after heavy snow and cold in many parts of the country. When your event falls in summer, make it worthwhile and show that off. It will warm your attendees’ hearts inside out with joy and fun, in the sun. Here are some wonderful summer event ideas to spice up your function. 

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Corporate Event Cabin Setup Ideas

As with other types of events, corporate functions require adequate planning and attention to details ahead of time to produce flawless results for your organization. Doing so in a cabin has its own aura and adds some additional subtle differences. It is fun to tailor the cabin for business event and see it transforming from a wedding to a birthday to a corporate annual… Read More

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Mother’s Day Victorian Tea Party

The Old Timers Cabin will host Northern Alberta Pioneers & Descendants Association Mother’s Day Victorian Tea party on My 13, 2018. We will set up a high tea service for the guests and treat them to a photo to remember the day for year to come. There will be a Victorian setup for attendees who wish to be photographed and photos will be emailed… Read More

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OTC at Edmonton Event Awards

The Old Timers Cabin has been nominated for the Edmonton Event Awards 2017. We were a finalist, one of three, in the category of Best Event Space. It has been a great honour, even though we did not win the final award. Our team attended the awards ceremony at the Oasis Centre. Here are some of our photos.

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Valentine’s Day Wedding Inspiration

Love is all around us, all year round, not only on Valentine’s Day. We just have to stop, take a deep breath and make room in our minds and souls. Every now and then one has to look around and appreciate those lovely, loving and loved ones who share life with us. No matter what you have going wrong, love conquers all. Well, at… Read More

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Cabin Decoration Ideas

We have previously published a blog post about cabin setup ideas for weddings. Cabins are so versatile and can readily transform from one look and feel to another with simple setup alterations. This time we would like to expand on cabin decoration ideas for other private functions.

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Three Winter Wedding Ideas

Cold but cozy is a description one can relate to when thinking of winter weddings. Photos are great with white background and splashes of colour here and there, and fireplaces are magical inside for receptions and ceremonies. The entire scene is attractive to celebrate indoors and underline whatever brings warmth on your special day in the cold weather. We have three winter wedding ideas for… Read More

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Five Fall Wedding Ideas

It is legitimate to talk about fall just about now. It is, after all, on the doors with all signs pointing to the approaching warm colours and shades of leaves. Fall weddings are charming because of this very tapestry of nature. Inspiration is in the air; you just need to look. Here are five fall wedding ideas to start you off if this is… Read More

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Old Timers Cabin Renovation Complete

We are glad to announce the Old Timers Cabin renovation project has finally been completed. The contracting company is WC Blasting and the project funding authority isCanada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. Below are photos of different sides of the cabin to show the end result which we are in love with.

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Three Wedding Cocktail Recipes

There are endless possibilities for mixing drink ingredients at weddings and parties. An experienced bar tender will be one of your greatest assets on your event as good drinks make people happy and, therefore, your party a pleasurable success. Make sure you discuss your options and what ingredients you prefer to be available at the bar before hand. Below we have chosen three wedding… Read More