Arts & Culture

Festival Society looking for new members

With Festival Days right around the corner June 16 to 18, the Morinville Festival Society are already looking beyond this year’s event by appealing to the public for more members. […]

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Morinville Festival Society kicks off fundraising campaign for Festival Days

The Morinville Festival Society (MFS) have kicked off their annual fundraising drive to raise money for Morinville’s popular summertime festival.

For years, the event has operated as the St. Jean Baptiste (SJB) Festival. However, this year it will simply be referred to as Festival Days. […]

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Council receives a round of asks ahead of 2017 Budget

Councillor’s were hit with asks from the Musée Morinville Museum, Morinville Community Library, and the Morinville Festival Society as part of their annual budget process during their most recent Committee of the Whole meeting. Each of the organizations made presentations detailing their budgets and the amount they were asking for from the Town. […]

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The week in photos so far

Above: A squirrel keeps his distance from a Morinville News photographer in St. Jean Baptiste Park. On Monday afternoon Morinville […]


Column: Joe Morinville

Been two weeks in a row now that I’ve got an email from the owner of this rag asking me to get my thoughts together on account of he’s going to need them for the paper. I told him he’d have to pay me double on account of it being Seniors’ Week when he asked me to write this, and I didn’t want to interrupt the festivities. […]

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SJB Festival ready to kick off summer

It’s another weekend of something for everyone June 24 to 26 as the seventh annual St. Jean Baptiste Festival kicks off summer in Morinville.

Organizers of this year’s volunteer-run community festival are pretty confident this will be the best one yet, despite a variety of changes. […]

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Festivals unite for two days of entertainment [VIDEO]

A member of the Brabec Brothers Bavarian Band performs during Friday night’s Oktoberfest celebration at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. Approximately 500 came out for the free evening of German food and culture. […]

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Country Fair provides variety of activities [VIDEO]

The Morinville Festival Society held their annual Country Fair Saturday at the Ray McDonald Sports Center. The event included a farmers’ market, bench fair and a number of activities, including a couple of sports events.

The event wrapped up Saturday night with the farm-to-table dinner and a street dance. […]

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Festival Society bringing back the Country Fair this month

The Morinville Festival Society is embracing the community’s rural roots and launching their second annual Country Fair later this month. The event takes place Aug. 22 and organizers promise a day of activity from sun up until the sun goes down. […]

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Morinville Festival Society changes mind on chair

Just one month after announcing that Morinville Festival Society Vice Chair David LeBel would step into the Chair role after Festival Chair Paul Smith steps down, the society has reversed its decision at their June 3 meeting. […]