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A Taste of Autumn – Wine & Beer Tasting and Silent Auction Fundraiser

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The Friends of Fish Creek presents
A Taste of Autumn – Wine & Beer Tasting and Silent Auction Fundraiser

Friday, September 28, 2018 6:30 – 9:30 pm

Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club, 12501 14 Street SW

Overlooking the beautiful Votier’s Flats area and Fish Creek Valley

Sample beer and wine from local producers, bid on amazing silent auction items, and show your support for Fish Creek Provincial Park at A Taste of Autumn!

Featuring Keynote Speaker Harry Sanders, Calgary based Historian, Historical Consultant, Freelance Writer, Public Speaker, and former Calgary Historian Laureate.

I really enjoyed the Taste of Autumn event sponsored by the Friends of Fish Creek. I would like to thank the Friends for making this fundraiser possible. What a great evening! I was very impressed with the silent auction items as well as the wine and beer tastings. The food also was also excellent. – Ron Deshayes, Friends member and volunteer

Tickets only $75 and you will receive a tax receipt for $35.

Must 18 years of age or older to purchase WestJet or Taste of Autumn tickets.

WestJet Gift of Flight Raffle Tickets available at the Cookhouse at the Bow Valley Ranch or at A Taste of Autumn on September 28.

Raffle tickets can be purchased at A Taste of Autumn using cash or cheque only, please.

Buy Fundraiser Tickets – Eventbrite

WestJet Tickets available at the Friends office

Get your WestJet Gift of Flight Raffle tickets for a chance to win one roundtrip flight for two guests to any regularly scheduled and marketed WestJet destination*! On sale now! (*Maximum potential retail value: $2,900. No cash value. Black out dates and restrictions apply.)

WestJet Raffle Tickets can only be purchased in Alberta.

Raffle Terms and Conditions

Your WestJet raffle tickets will be emailed to you.

Check out this amazing list of Silent Auction Items before coming down to bid

Gift Certificates, Tickets and Vouchers

  • Mexican Vacation in Cabo
  • In-home Kitchen Renovation Consultation
  • Golf Package at Canyon Meadows
  • Method Fitness Package
  • Fish Tales Fly Shop Fly Fishing
  • Brown-Lowery Tour
  • Hitmen Hockey Tickets
  • Guided Minibus Tour of Fish Creek
  • Mani and Pedi at SunSational Day Spa
  • Calaway Park, 4 One-Day Tickets
  • Yoga Passes at the Holistic Institute
  • TELUS Spark Passes
  • Canmore Nordic Centre, 4 Tickets
  • Oxford Learning Package
  • Vex Performance Synthetic Oil Change and t-shirt
  • Fortius Rehabilitation Therapy
  • McKenzie Meadows Golf Package
  • Avenida Pet Clinic Consultation

    Gift Baskets

  • Soffritto Gift Basket
  • Zero Issue Gift Basket
  • Wild Rose Brewery Gift Basket
  • Chinook Arch Meadery Gift Basket
Books, Clothing and Household Goods

  • Bird Gazebo and Seed
  • Tiber River Foot Lotion and Body Butter
  • Handmade Bird Feeder and Bird Seed
  • Calgary Stampede Sweaters
  • Saje Essential Oils
  • Under Armour Bag, Hat and Head Bands
  • Autumn in Fish Creek, toques by Michelle Hoare
  • Camelback
  • Pick Up Pad
  • Wooden Car, Fire Truck and Semi, Hand Crafted by Larry Newel
  • Church Mouse, Hand Crafted by Helen Newel
  • Various Seasonal Placemats and Napkins, Hand Crafted by Helen Newel
  • Receiving Blankets, by Helen Newel
  • Bird Feeder and Bird House, Hand made by the Venturers Society
  • Colouring it Forward, Diana Frost
  • Books for Teenagers, by Irma Goosen

Art and Photography

  • Carmangay Anglican Church, photo by Robin Read
  • Cat Creek Falls, photo by Robin Read
  • Wild Pacific Trail, photo by Robin Read
  • 3 Sisters Mountain Sculpture by Dave Johnson and Del O’Brien
  • House and Tree, by Warren Kimble
  • Autumn Colour, painting by Jim Pescott
  • Painted Rain Barrel
  • Art Supplies, donated by Kensington Art Supply
  • Blackfoot Crossing, painting by Sylvia Prochownik
  • Environmental Learning Centre, painting by Sylvia Prochownik
  • Kingbirds, Capture Nature photo by Tony LePrieur
  • Glennfield Greens, Capture Nature photo by Alexis Peters
  • Hull’s Wood Fog, Capture Nature photo by Ward Sanderson
  • Autumn Colours, photo by Steve Bulman
  • Bald Eagle, photo by Mike Kelly
  • Night Heron, photo by Ken Pride

…and Much More!

August 16 Media Release

Photo courtesy of William Pagie

SixCorners      Field Stone                          Spirit Hills                    Wild Rose Brewery

Photos from A Taste of Autumn 2017

Autumn Evening

Autumn evening in Fish Creek

Kevin Van Tighem Small

Keynote Speaker Kevin Van Tighem


Original art up for auction

Desert Table

Some of the tasty deserts

Event volunteer

Event volunteer

A Taste of Autumn

Event overview – Meadow Muse Pavilion

Chinook Arch

Chinook Arch Meadery

Six Corners Brew Works

Six Corners Brew Works

Tool Shed

Tool Shed Brewing Company

Taste of Autumn Guests

A Taste of Autumn Guests

Bid Signs Small

Certificates up for auction


Friends staff with Graham Sucha MLA

Event Details

September 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Cost: $75