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Events


2022 CalendAr of Events

January

Winter hours: 5 days a week
Farm Hours: Mon-Frid 10-4:30
Cafe: Closed

February

Winter hours: 5 days a week
Farm Hours: Mon-Frid 10-4:30
Cafe: Closed

March

Winter hours: 5 days a week
Farm Hours: Mon-Frid 10-4:30
Cafe: Closed

April

Winter hours: 5 days a week
Farm Hours: Mon-Frid 10-4:30
Cafe: Closed

  • Alberta Food and Beverage Show in Red Deer, April 2 - Date night.  Come say hi!
  • Landscape with fruit class - Alfred Prins April 9th
  • Pruning with Alfred Prins April 30th

May

Spring hours: 7 days a week 
Farm Hours:  10 - 4:30
Cafe: 11-3:30

  • Fruit plant nursery opens May 4
  • Bootlegger cafe opens May 4th
  • Mother's Day Brunch May 8th  See FB for more details
  • Grafting class - Learn by doing. May 14

June

Spring hours: 7 days a week
Farm Hours: 10-4:30
Cafe: 11-3:30

  • Ultimate Fruit Pancake Breakfast every Sunday starting June 5, 10-2
  • Myrna Pearman bird watching at the Red Deer River! - June 5
  • New this year!  High Tea - June 9th
  • Father's Day June 19th
    Eggs Benny with brisket!
    10-2, $15.00
  • Wine tasting tours every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting June 17, 2:00
  • Hutterite Colony Tour  June 11th
  • Friday Bootlegger Brisket Starts June 17
  • Night Time Bat Walk Saturday June 18

July

Summer Hours: Sun- Thurs: 10-4:30
Farm open late on Friday and Saturday
Café hours: 11 – 4:00
Bar: 11-9:00 pm
Farm, Fresh, Fruit Cocktails - Saturday Happy Hour 6-9:00 pm $2.00 off charcuterie boards and ‘appy special.  

  • Ultimate Fruit Pancake Breakfast every Sunday 10-2:00pm
  • Wine tasting tours continue every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 2:00
  • High Tea July 7th
  • Wagon Rides Friday,  Saturday and Sunday 1:00  starting July 8
  • Bootlegger Beer and Brisket continues every Friday
  • Bird watching hiking at a local natural area with Myrna Pearman July 2
  • Night Time Bat Walk July 2 
  • Night Time Bat Walk July 16 
  • Saskatoon Days!  July 23 and 24th.

August

Summer Hours: Sun- Thurs: 10-4:30
Farm open late on Friday and Saturday 
Cafe: 11- 4:00
Bar: 11-9:00
Farm, Fresh, Fruit Cocktails - Saturday Happy Hour 6-9:00 pm $2.00 off charcuterie boards and ‘appy special.

  • Ultimate Fruit Pancake Breakfast Sundays 10-2:00 pm
  • High Tea - August 4th
  • Open Farm Days – August 13 and 14th
  • Wine tasting tours continue every Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Friday Bootlegger Brisket rages on
  • Gardeners Fall Day Aug 27

September

Fall  hours: 7 days a week
Farm Hours: 10 - 4:30
Cafe: 11-3:30

  • Ultimate Fruit Pancake Breakfast Sundays (last breakfast Sept 25) 10-2:00 PM
  • Friday Bootlegger Brisket continues.  Last Brisket Sept 23th.
  • High Tea Sept 1st
  • Wine tasting tour last one of the season! Sept 25

October

Winter hours: 5 days a week
Farm Hours: Mon-Frid 10-4:30
Cafe: Closed

November

Winter hours: 5 days a week
Farm Hours: Mon-Frid 10-4:30
Cafe: Closed

December

Winter hours: 5 days a week
Farm Hours: Mon-Frid 10-4:30
Cafe: Closed



Saskatoon Celebration July 23 & 24, 2022

10:00 am to 4:30 pm
In the Height of the Saskatoon Season
“U-PICK”
Combining Demonstration

Kids nature art activities

Wagon ride orchard tours  

Wine tasting, of course! 


3 Amazing Walks

$15.00 per Walk or 2 for $20.00,
Antique Trail Free for your enjoyment

No reservation necessary! 
Just ask at the Farm Store for your maps and goodies

Nature Trek Route Map Nature Trek Onboarding

Nature Trek

Family Friendly 45-minutes, self-guided tour.  Check in at the farm store and get your MAP.  

6 stations to "find" (Part of the enjoyment)
Pick a goodie out at the end.

Watch mason bees come and go and dig for mud.  Early in season because they go to sleep.

Listen for bats in their boxes.


Bat Walk  

Self guided - 10 stations full of interesting questions answered all about our Alberta Bats. 

Check out the Bat Cave.
45 minutes of the coolest Bat info around.
Can you find all the bat boxes on the farm?

Bat Trail Flyer The Batwalk

Antique Trail

Antique Trail

Self guided walk.  No charge for this one.  See how far modern machinery has come! This is the early days for sure.

Ultimate Pancake Breakfast

Ultimate Pancake Breakfast

There's nothing like farm fresh! Join us Sunday mornings for the Ultimate Pancake Breakfast featuring pancakes, sausages, eggs, fresh fruit toppings and whip cream! $14.00 adults and kids under 12 just $7.00
10:00 - 2:00 pm.  Rain or shine!  We have many tables outside and many tables inside.  
   
No reservations required.  Just drop in.

Starting Breakfasts June 5, 2022


Night TIme Bat Walk

3 Night Time Bat Walks - 2022

Fun, educational.   Alberta Community Bat Association biologist will have a bat talk;  watch bats leave their boxes.  Hike the D&A Gardens bat trail with a biologist.

Participate in 3 official bat counts for each evening.  Be a citizen Scientist

Supper and cocktails available for purchase .  Check out if we are running any birdwatching, butterfly chasing or dinosaur explorations the day of.  Great naturalists outing.

Offering free camping for folks with self contained camping units.  No ammenities supplied.  Pre-register please.

Schedule:

7:00 pm - Bootlegger Cafe and Farm Store open.  Snacks and supper available.  Also Our Roots Delidais Estate wine and spirits.
8:00 pm - Guided Bat Walk
9:00 to 10 pm - Bat presentation by Susan Holroyd and / or Cory Olson - Bat biologists.  You will never look at bats the same again.  Questions and answers.
10:30 pm - Move into position around bat houses for Bat counts.  

These are very popular!

$15.00 and collected at the farm.  So drop ins welcome.


Open Farm

Alberta Open Farm Days!
Welcome to D&A.  We are “Alberta Prairie Fruit”
One of the more unique agricultural operations in the province
August 13 & 14, 2022,  10:00 am to 4:30 pm

No registration necessary.  Just come on out and enjoy.

“Please book your seat for our Orchard Wagon Tour at the Farm Store when you arrive”


Bootlegger, Beer and Brisket

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Bootlegger, Beer and Brisket

Friday nights, 5-9, starting June 17th, ending Sept 23d.  Slow cooked, smoked to perfection Brisket. Roasted vegetables, fresh bread and our famous saskatoon pies. Delidais Estate Wines - including our Cherry Bootlegger wine and good, local craft beer available for purchase.  Storytelling!  Even a visit from a Bootlegger relative from the past!  Cocktails available till 9:00 pm. Reservations required.

Schedule: Arrive early for cocktails 5-6
Dinner - 6:00 to 7:00
Dessert and Story Telling - 7:30
Cocktails, beer, wine available till 9:00 pm

Offering free camping for folks with self contained camping units. No ammenities supplied. Pre-register please.

Add on a wine tasting tour and a wagon ride!  Make it a date day.



Gardener's Day Fall August 27th