A few people danced to the music at the Valemount Museum during Canada Day celebrations. /LAURA KEIL
MLA Shirley Bond and McBride Mayor Gene Runtz cut into the cake during McBride’s Canada Day celebrations. Attendees were treated to games, visiting and food. /ANDREA ARNOLD
Kohl and Luke show off their facepaint at the Blue River July 1st gathering. A parade featuring old cars, trucks, kids on bikes, a side by side and emergency vehicles started the party. Throughout the day there were games, races, trivia contests, a sand castle building competition, and face painting. To close off the evening the attendees were treated to music on the lake. /

The Dunster Ice Cream social scooped up over 300 serving of dessert this year. The sweet July long weekend annual tradition was started 44 years ago by Bonnie Culp. /ANDREA ARNOLD