Art Gallery of Swift Current
411 Herbert St E Swift Current, SK, S9H 1M5
The Art Gallery of Swift Current is a public gallery offering exhibitions of regional, provincial and national artwork. It provides access to visual art culture and education and is a community-based resource for education with student tours and hands-on workshops, along with exhibits and studies. Art + Music are featured throughout the year.
Public Viewing Hours for the Gallery are Monday to Thursday from 1:00 to 5:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm, Friday to Saturday from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. From September through May, the Gallery is also open Sundays from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Hours are subject to change due to special events, so call ahead to avoid disappointment.
Doc’s Town Heritage Village
Kinetic Park, 17th Ave SE, Swift Current, SK
Doc’s Town is a unique opportunity to experience life on the prairies 100 years ago. The town includes a house, church, school, blacksmith, general store, professionals building, grain elevator and Tea Room. Doc’s Town is open 1 to 5 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from Father’s Day to Labour Day. Guided tours can be arranged by calling 306-773-2944.
Living Sky Casino
1401 North Service Rd E Swift Current, SK S9H 4X6
Living Sky Casino and Event Centre is Swift Current’s entertainment destination, featuring a wide variety of slot machines and live table games. Stay and play with partner hotels, and enjoy the experience of Horizons Restaurant and live shows at the Event Centre.
The Event Centre is the home for Allied Arts Council presentations, providing 576 theatre style seats for live performances, and banquet seating for 260 guests. The $35M facility is a joint development between the File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council and Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority.
227 Central Ave N Lyric Theatre Swift Current, SK
The Lyric Theatre in Swift Current was the first Vaudeville theatre constructed in Saskatchewan, and for more than a century it has been a place for people to gather to share music, drama and art. Built in 1912, the Lyric Theatre began with vaudeville productions, and over time it has seen silent movies, “talkies” and taverns. Vaudeville continues as part of the Lyric program today, along with musicals, spoken word performances, regular open stages, and new media events.
The Lyric’s program includes Open Stage, Improv Night, Write Out Loud, and the annual Chautauqua, held every summer in July, featuring 4 days of live theatre performances with actors from across the country. The Lyric Theatre is managed by the Southwest Cultural Development Group. For more information call 306-773-6292 or visit www.lyrictheatre.ca.
Corner of Central Ave & Chaplin St, Swift Current, SK
See what’s happening at Market Square, Swift Current’s events area downtown at the corner of Central Avenue and Chaplin Street. Market Square occurs every Saturday from June 18 to October 1, 2016, featuringmultiple vendors selling products alongside professional and amateur entertainers.
Mennonite Heritage Village
Adjacent to Kinetic Park, 17th Ave SE, Swift Current, SK
Ph: 306-778-2364 or 306-741-7797
The Mennonite Heritage Village, adjacent to Kinetic Park, depicts the lifestyles and customs of homestead settlers who form part of the city’s history. The village features an original homestead, church and garden. The buildings include authentic antiques and artifacts, and may be booked for tours.
The Mennonite Heritage Village season runs from the July long weekend to Labour Day Weekend. Hours of operation are from 1:00 to 5:00 pm, on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays & holidays. Visitors are invited for Faspa which is served each afternoon. During Frontier Days, the village is open from 12 noon to 8 PM and features traditional Mennonite suppers served each evening. Annual events include the Watermelon Festival in mid July and the Fall Wind-up in September. Admission is free and hours are 10 am to 3 pm. Vendors and entertainers interested in participating can apply by contacting Marlene Johnson at 306-778-1673.
Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame
Credit Union i-plex, 2001 Chaplin St. E, Swift Current, SK
Swift Current is the home of the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame. The attraction is open year round and located in the Credit Union i-plex. Regular hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The facility is also open on Swift Current Bronco game nights and during select minor hockey tournaments.
Inductees include the 1989 Swift Current Broncos team, inducted for winning the Memorial Cup; Fred Sasakamoose, who was the first First Nations player to play in the NHL; and Gordie Howe, known as Mr. Hockey, and considered one of the greatest hockey players of all time. For a complete list of inductees, visit the website at www.saskhockeyhalloffame.com. For more information, contact George Bowditch at 306-741-2532. Facility Rental Capacity: 15 – 50
SWIFT CURRENT MUSEUM
44 Robert Street West, Swift Current, SK S9H 4M9
The Museum explores the past and present connections between the people and the land of southwest Saskatchewan. The Museum offers: * Archives * Gift Shop * Public Lectures * Facility rentals and guided tours of exhibits * Self-guided tour booklets of downtown heritage buildings
Public viewing hours for the Museum are Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00pm and Saturday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 pm, September through May. It is also open Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 pm. in June, July and August. The Museum is adjacent to the Trans-Canada Highway and provides visitor services to the traveling public.
Guided tours are available for schools, community groups and visitors. To book a tour in advance, call the Museum at 306-778-2775. Facility Rental Capacity: 15 – 110</p></td>