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Find out whats going on around Old Town! Tours, Dockside Market, Art shows, food, float plane tours, art and craft demonstrations, and more!  Click below to view our complete schedule.

 

Friday, August 2nd 2019

Critical Mass Kick off Bike Rally - Somba K’e Park

08/02/19

6:00 pm

Dress your bike to impress and join us for a bike rally through downtown and ending at Down to Earth Gallery.  Open to kids and adults alike!

Kick off Concert @ Down to Earth Gallery

08/02/19

6:30pm-11pm

Kick off Concert @ Down to Earth Gallery

Come and have a coffee or lemonade while enjoying the great music.

  • 6:30 pm - Ryan McCord

  • 7:30 pm - Junkyard Symphony

  • 8:30 pm - Andrea Bettger

  • 9:30 pm - George Tuccaro and The Don't Give Up Your Day Job Band

 

Sap Sucker birch syrup with Ice Cream On Site $!

Weaver and Devore Trading LTD.

08/02/19

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are celebrating our 83rd anniversary

20% off all regular priced items, everything on the second floor. Also up to 40% off on selected items.

Old Town Glassworks & Old Town Bikeworks - 3510 McDonald Drive

08/02/19

12 - 5:30pm

30 minute Power Tour and create your own northern glass. $30.

Tours start at the top of the hour.

 

Drop-in Bike safety checks and decorating. Free / by donation.

Drop-in E-bike, E-trike, and bike rentals. $15 by the half hour

Gallery of the Midnight Sun

08/02/19

12:00 to 4:00pm

12:00 to 4:00  - Making Lemonade from Lemons - Fundraiser for Roberta Hickey and Jeremy Emerson - $3.00 for Lemonade & Squares

 

1:00 to 3:00pm  - Origami Demonstration – Miki Yamada folds amazing creatures from paper including northern favourites like bears and wolves.

 

10:30-12:30pm  - Beaded Earring Workshop by Ale Ramirez-Bocaz – Make your own earrings. $10.00 fee. Call to register 873-8064. First come first serve, 6 spaces available

Air Tindi

08/02/19

2:00 - 5:00 pm

Offering 20 Minute City Tours on our Caravan on Floats.

Tickets:

Adults- $80

Children (12 and under)- $60

Children under 2 free (when accompanied with an adult)

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Air Tindi Floatbase or during the event.

For any questions, please call 867-669-8218

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Feature Event!
Critical Mass Bike Rally at Somba'Ke Park - 6pm Friday August 2nd.  Dress your bike to impress and join us for a bike rally through downtown and ending at the
Kick off Concert @ Down to Earth Gallery in Old town starting at 6:30pm!
Open to Kids and Adults alike! 
 

Saturday, August 3rd 2019

Architectural Walking Tour of Old Town - Guy Architects

08/03/19

10:00am - 12:00pm

Meet at Guy Architects 3528 McDonald Drive - Free! - Today Only!

Welcome and Info Table - Hak’s Auto Body

08/03/19

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Pick up a schedule, passport & stamp

Trash-formation with Ecology North - Bromley Storage yard on Franklin

08/03/19

11:00 - 5:00 pm

11- 5pm  Come see beautiful and strange works of art made by local Yellowknifers that have been created and upcycled from trash. Vote for your favorites. First prize for top voted piece is $200 cash sponsored by Guy Architects and Second Prize $100 Gift Card from Gallery of the Midnight Sun. Festival T-shirts for all participating artist.

Junkyard Symphony Workshop at 11:30am!

Gallery of the Midnight Sun

08/03/19

12:00 - 6:00 pm

12:00 to 4:00  - Making Lemonade from Lemons - Fundraiser for Roberta Hickey and Jeremy Emerson - $3.00 for Lemonade & Squares

 

1:00 – 4:00pm  - Jewellery Making Demonstration by Delia Cepoi who blends a rainbow of colours with her incredible designs to create one of a kind statement pieces. 

 

1:00 – 4:00pm  - Beading Demonstration by Master seamstress Dene Elder Sarah Cleary.

 

Fiddle Music by Grace Clark 1:30 to 2:15pm

CDETNO @ Gallery of the Midnight Sun parking lot

08/03/19

11am-5pm

“Bonjour! Come visit our stand where you’ll be able to play some games and learn more about your town. Pratiquez votre français avec nous!”

Tamarack Fibre Group @ Gallery of the Midnight Sun parking lot. Today Only!

08/03/19

11am - 5pm

See some of the beauty and pleasure of working with fibre: watch members of the Tamarack Fibre Group demonstrate how to create a wet-felted piece, embellish wool with embroidery and beads, make art-cards with hand-dyed fabric stamped and beaded, and generate beauty with a new take on traditional black-work embroidery.

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Down to Earth Gallery

08/03/19

11am-5pm

Starting at 11 and open all day - Glass Mosaic Project with Rosalind Mercredi. Come and contribute to some Old Town Artwork.

 

11-2:30 pm Pottery Wheel Demo with Ann Peters

 

12-2pm  Recycled Box Board Ornament Workshop with Cathie Harper.

 

12-4pm Sapsucker Birch syrup with ice cream $

 

11-5pm Games Area, board games, Cribbage, kids games and Bubbles

YK ARCC debuts the Art Gallery of NWT @ Johnson’s Building

08/03/19

11 - 5pm

A new mobile exhibition space made from a converted cargo trailer. 

Our first exhibition features the energetic, experimental paintings of Michael Fatt.

Public Wood Shapes Painting w/ Diane Boudreau - Johnson’s Building

08/03/19

12:00 - 5:00 pm

Join in and paint a cutout wood shape that will go up on display in Old Town.

Free!

WAMP - Northern Sights 360° VR Project @ Old cabin across from Johnson’s Building

08/03/19

12:00 am - 5:00 pm

WAMP is touring our Northern Sights 360° VR project created by northern artists and musicians.  Using VR headsets, we invite people to sit, select their experience and watch, as the magic unfolds before their eyes. Free!

Dockside Market sponsored by Event Rentals Yellowknife

08/03/19

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

We'll be featuring a great selection of local food, art, and crafts for you to explore while enjoying local music by the water

Borealis Bike Tours Unlimited - 3528 B McDonald Dr

08/03/19

45 minute fat bike tours of Old Town and many of its unique points of interest that even some local people are unaware of. $20 per person

Dancing Moose Cafe - 3505 McDonald Drive

08/03/19

Open for breakfast & lunch! Stop by to get a stamp.

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Bouncing Moose - Kids Zone @ Dancing Moose Cafe

08/03/19

11am- 5pm

 12pm -1pm    String Games with Gerri Sharpe

 1:15pm -2:15pm      Junkyard Symphony 

 2:30- 3:15pm   Cassandra Burt

 4pm- 5pm      DJ Sami and Kilo November

  

Terry Brooks will be doing magic and balloon animals. Face painter, bouncy castle, arts & crafts all weekend!

The Literacy Council Book Mobile will be there on Saturday only.

Air Tindi

08/03/19

10am-12pm & 4:30-6:00pm

20 Minute City Tours on our Caravan on Floats.

Tickets:

Adults- $80 

Children (12 and under)- $60

Children under 2 free (when accompanied with an adult)

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Air Tindi Floatbase or during the event.

For any questions, please call 867-669-8218

Old Town Cabins - Open House - Cabin #12

08/03/19

11am-5pm

Open House! Come and get your stamp!

NWT Brewing Company/The Woodyard Brewhouse and Eatery

08/03/19

Open regular Saturday hours

We will have our growler station open for growler and bottled beer offsales.  

10% off hoodies during the festival. 

Old Town Bike Works - 3510 McDonald Drive

08/03/19

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Drop-in Bike safety checks and decorating. Free / by donation.

Drop-in E-bike, E-trike, and bike rentals. $15 by the half hour

Street Stage see R&R music schedule

 

2- 4 pm  - Do it yourself tee-shirt silk screening, $10 if you bring your own tee-shirt. $20 if we provide the tee-shirt.

More info contact: info@oldtownglassworks.com, or (867) 669-7654. 

Old Town Glass Works - 3510 McDonald Drive

08/03/19

12:00pm - 5:00 pm

30 minute Power Tour and create your own northern glass. $30. Tours start at the top of the hour.

More info @ 669-7654    FB- oldtownglassworks Cell#867-445-5995

Sundog Adventures Old Town Scavenger Hunt @ 4 Lessard Drive

08/03/19

11am- 4pm

Explore Old Town, answering clues and collecting photos for a chance to win a Sundog Adventures gift certificate ($250 value).

Register and pick up your treasure hunting list at Sundog Trading Post between 11a.m.- 4 p.m., August 3 & 4 

Drop off your answer sheet before 4 p.m. on August 4.

All correctly completed answer sheets will be entered into a draw to win.

The Wildcat Cafe - 3904 Wiley rd

08/03/19

11am- 10pm

$12 fish Taco special.

A circa-1937 mining-camp log cabin.

AHMIC AIR - 3514 Wiley Road

08/03/19

1:00 - 5:00 pm

1:00-5:00pm

20 minute Floatplane Tours - $60.00 per person inclusive of all taxes.

Book ahead online at www.ahmicair.com or stop by in person to book a seat

at Ahmic Air's Back Bay Floatbase

Makerspace YK - Mad Trapper Escape Room @ Hank Koenen Park Dock

08/03/19

11am - 5pm

How fast can you outsmart and escape the Mad Trapper? Makerspace YK brings their escape room to the 13th annual Old Town Ramble & Ride Festival. Look for the Makerspace YK Tool Bus and escape the tent by solving the Trapper's clues! 

Do you have what it takes to be the fastest to escape, or will you be trapped without any hints left?   

Bullock’s Bistro - 3534 Weaver Dr

08/03/19

11:30am-9pm

Special Bison stew and fish chowder special served with fresh bread. $9.95 per serving. Passport stamp here!

Weaver and Devore Trading LTD.

08/03/19

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

We are celebrating our 83rd anniversary

20% off all regular priced items, everything on the second floor.

Also up to 40% off on selected items.

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Welcome and Info Table

Hak’s Auto Body

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Pick up a schedule and passport. Collect 13 stamps on your passport to win an Old Town shopping spree worth over $3000 and other great prizes!

Featured Events!
Waterfront Market at the Government Docks from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
 

Sunday, August 4th 2019

Welcome and Info Table - Hak’s Auto Body

08/04/19

12:00 am - 4:00 pm

Pick up a schedule, passport and stamp.

Trash-formation @ Bromley Storage Yard on Franklin Ave.

08/04/19

12:00 - 4:00 pm

Come see beautiful and strange works of art made by local Yellowknifers that have been created and upcycled from trash. Vote for your favorites. 

First prize for top voted piece wins $200 cash from Guy Architects, 2nd Prize $100 Gift Card for Gallery of the Midnight Sun. Also sponsored by the City of YK

NWT Brewing Company/The Woodyard Brewhouse and Eatery

08/04/19

12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We will have our growler station open for growler and bottled beer offsales.  10% off hoodies during the festival. Passport stamps!

Gallery of the Midnight Sun

08/04/19

12:00 - 4:00 pm

12:00 to 4:00pm  - Making Lemonade from Lemons fundraiser for Roberta Hickey and Jeremy Emerson - $3.00 for Lemonade & Squares 

 

1:00 – 4:00pm   - Jewellery Making Demonstration by Delia Cepoi who blends a rainbow of colours with her incredible designs to create one of a kind statement pieces. 

 

1:00-4:00pm  - Beading Demonstration by Master seamstress Dene Elder Sarah Cleary 

 

Musical Performance by Andrea Bettger and Pat Braden 1:30 to 2:15

CDETNO @ Gallery of the Midnight Sun parking lot

08/04/19

12- 4:00pm

“Bonjour! Come visit our stand where you’ll be able to play some games and learn more about your town. Pratiquez votre français avec nous!”

Event Details here

Down to Earth Gallery

08/04/19

12:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

12:30-1:30pm Glass sundcatchers with wood hanger - With Rosalind Mercredi - $10 and 10 people max.

 

12:00- 5pm  Glass Mosaic Project – Come and contribute to some Old Town artwork with Rosalind Mercredi

 

2:00 -3pm   Allison McCreesh -  5min watercolour mini portraits

 

12- 4pm  - Sapsucker Birch Syrup with Ice cream $

 

12-4pm - Games area, boardgame, cribbage cards, kids games and so much more….l

Old Town Cabins - Open House - Cabin #12

08/04/19

12:00 - 4:00 pm

We are having a draw and open house! 

NAWAL Northern Adventures - 4702 Anderson-Thomson Blvd

08/04/19

Canoe, Kayak, Stand Up Paddle Rentals and so much more! Stop by to get your Passport Stamped.

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YK ARCC debuts the Art Gallery of NWT @ Johnson’s Building

08/04/19

12 - 4pm

A new mobile exhibition space made from a converted cargo trailer. 

Our first exhibition features the energetic, experimental paintings of Michael Fatt.

WAMP - Northern Sights 360° VR Project @ Old cabin across from Johnson’s Building

08/03/19

12:00 am - 4:00 pm

WAMP is touring our Northern Sights 360° VR project created by northern artists and musicians.  Using VR headsets, we invite people to sit, select their experience and watch, as the magic unfolds before their eyes. Free!

Public Wood Shape Painting w/ Diane Boudreau - Johnson’s Building

08/04/19

12-4pm

Join in and paint a cutout wood shape that will go up on display in Old Town.

Free!

Dockside Market sponsored by Event Rentals Yellowknife

08/04/19

12:00 - 4:00 pm

We'll be featuring a great selection of local food, art, and crafts for you to explore while enjoying local music by the water

Sundog Adventures Old Town Scavenger Hunt @ 4 Lessard Drive

08/04/19

11am - 4pm

Explore Old Town, answering clues and collecting photos for a chance to win a Sundog Adventures gift certificate ($250 value).

Register and pick up your treasure hunting list at Sundog Trading Post between 11a.m.- 4 p.m., August 3 & 4 

Drop off your answer sheet before 4 p.m. on August 4.

All correctly completed answer sheets will be entered into a draw to win.

Old Town Bike Works - 3510 McDonald Drive

08/04/19

12:00 am - 5:00 pm

Drop-in Bike safety checks and decorating. Free / by donation.

Drop-in E-bike, E-trike, and bike rentals. $15 by the half hour

Backyard main stage see R&R music schedule.

More info @ 669-7654    FB- oldtownglassworks Cell#867-445-5995

Old Town Glass Works - 3510 McDonald Drive

08/04/19

12:00 am - 5:00 pm