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Victoria Settlement to celebrate the potato

Aug. 14, 2013, Alberta – The Victoria Settlement Provincial Historic Site in Alberta will celebrate the potato on Sunday, Aug. 18.

Starting at 1 p.m., a series of potato-themed competitions will take place, including a race on Alberta’s only potato racing track, a mashed potato eating contest, potato peeling and carving competitions, potato bowling, a potato-on-spoon race and a potato slinging event. Prizes will be awarded in all categories.

Admission is $8 for families (two adults and their children ages 7-17), $3 for adults, $2 for seniors and $1.50 for youth (age 7 to 17). Children six and under have free admission.

Victoria Settlement is located 10 kilometres south of Smoky Lake on Secondary Highway 855 and six kilometres east on the historic Victoria Trail.

For more information, visit victoriasettlement.org.


August 14, 2013
By Potatoes in Canada