In addition to the arts and country on display, local quilters donated 14 quilts to Sturgeon Victim Services.
The main auditorium provided residents an opportunity to view the Canadian documentary If I Should Fall, a film about the effects a soldier’s death has on family and friends. The film presentation was free with donations collected for the family of Master Corporal Byron Greff who was killed in Afghanistan Oct. 29. Twenty-three residents came out to view the film. many wiping away tears throughout the presentation.
Elsewhere in Morinville, the weekly free skate had some special visitors in the persons of Santa Claus and Bonhomme Carnaval.
FESTIVAL WEEKEND RECAP
For those who missed Saturday night’s flash mob dance routine prior to the parade, here is a YouTube video of the dance courtesy of Eva Scrimshaw.