La Crete Heritage Center, Alberta, Canada
La Crete Heritage Center, managed by the Agricultural Society, is located in La Crete, Alberta, Canada. The complex of La Crete Heritage Center includes La Crete Mennonite Heritage Village, which is a museum, and The Heritage Center which can be rented to guests.
La Crete Mennonite Heritage Village
Community events and agricultural initiatives are often organized by the La Crete Mennonite Heritage Village, which supports various agricultural events. Since 1991, the La Crete Agricultural Society has managed the La Crete Mennonite Heritage Village which is a museum. At the museum The La Crete Mennonite Heritage Village the visitors can see a 1910 Case steam engine, a flour mill, farm equipment and other agricultural artifacts. The museum also has a village that consists of over 15 local heritage buildings that portray the agricultural heritage in the best possible way.
The Pioneer Day
There are many fun activities that take place in the La Crete Mennonite Heritage Village on a weekly and annual basis. For example, it’s the place where the Pioneer Day takes place every year on the first Saturday in September. The Pioneer Day is a community event that includes fun activities such as: antique parade and pancake breakfast. In addition to fun activities for kids, on the Pioneer Day numerous equipment demonstrations also take place, along with the cultural food booths, which are a true delight for visitors of all ages.
Rooms and rentals in the Heritage Center
The Heritage Center can be rented to families, as well as to business delegations. There are four rooms which are at disposal for guests interested to stay at the La Crete Heritage Center. For their guests, the La Crete Heritage Center has prepared the Large Hall, which can seat over 350 guests with round tables, and the price of $700 for its rental also includes the use of kitchen. The Small Hall can be rented for the price of $450 and it can seat 80 people with round tables. Like with the rental of the Large Hall, the price for the rental of the Small Hall also includes the use of the kitchen. For its guests the La Crete Heritage Center also offers the North End room which contains a small kitchen with a kitchen island, the fridge, and the countertop stove. The size of the North End room is medium, which means it is very convenient for small meetings and showers. The number of seats in the North End room varies from 70 people in a meeting setting, to 40 people with round tables setting. The North End room is available for rental at the price of only $350. And, finally, the La Crete Heritage Centre also offers the Meeting Room, which can seat 25 people comfortably. Rental of the Meeting Room costs only $150. Another advantage is that all rentals from Monday to Thursday are offered at half-price, and the Three Hour Deal. The Three Hour Deal gives the best prices for rental of the Small Hall or the North End, provided that the rental is under three hours and the renter does the clean-up of the area afterwards.