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Why Attend a Wedding Open House

It is never too early to start planning your big day. There are so many details related to different fields of expertise and interest. From flowers and table centrepieces, to caterers and bartenders, from colours and themes, to photography and videography–it’s all on your plate. If you said yes, then read why you need to attend at least one wedding open house or bridal… Read More

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Father’s Day Pioneer Lunch

This year, we had the pleasure of hosting NAPDA’s Father’s Day Pioneer Lunch at Old Timers Cabin and celebrating the association’s 124th anniversary. Many families from the community and NAPDA members attended and enjoyed the buffalo stew meal while conversing and listening to live music. On one side of the hall, there was a historical display of pioneer photos and documents, which attendees viewed… Read More

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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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Cabin Setup for Corporate Events

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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Easy Easter Decorations

We love Easter for many reasons but mainly it brings the smell of spring. Yes, there is snow in Edmonton in March but that is part of the anticipation. Beautiful. We got to think positive and decorations are one of the best ways to inspire positivity. Check out these lovely ideas for easy Easter decorations. 

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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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Corporate Event Planning Tips

With so much on the agenda already, company event planners can save lots of time by following some planning tips. Here are five corporate event planning tips to help you on you plan your next meeting, conference or business party. 

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Five Event Garland Tips

Using garlands at your event is one easy way to express your theme. Garlands can transform the look of your space and help say what the event is all about. The greatest thing about them is that you can either buy them from party supply stores or make them yourself. We have for you here five event garland tips if you opt to do it yourself. 

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Cabin Decoration

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.