The Edgerton arena was filled to capacity for the steak supper Saturday evening, Aug. 12. Registrations for the Homecoming numbered 1070 with an estimated attendance of 1500. ECA Review / J. Webster
September 9, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of the Village of Edgerton.
The community held a Homecoming Celebration Aug. 11 – 13, 2017 starting with a Pork on a Bun supper Friday evening, an Artist Exhibition, and an open air concert with Black Board Jungle featuring Edgerton’s own Rhonda Wittnell, and fireworks.
Saturday saw High Tea served at the United Church, parade, Walk of Hero’s Theatrical Presentation at the cemetery, Show & Shine, Ribstone Brewery tours and magic shows.
Activities at the museum included demonstrations on rope building, making homemade ice cream and threshing.
The Truck/Car Show and Shine at the Museum grounds had lots of entries including a very rare Tractor/Truck (Comfortractor) and a Snow Plane, built in 1954 by Oscar Sjoquist of McLaughlin, Ab. Oscar built many other models in the 1930’s and 1940’s for winter transportation.
Six hundred and seventy steaks were barbecued for the steak supper Saturday evening followed by a sold-out theatrical production called ‘Wind of Change’.
Breakfasts, interdenominational church service, alumni ball games and rural self tours were all part of the big celebration.
Ribstone Creek Brewery
Touring the brewery
Rope making demonstration
Homemade ice cream demonstration
Children’s Magic Show