March 30, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WRITTEN IN STONE: A Look at Traditional Stone Masonry and Early Calgary Quarries
Join us on Thursday, March 30 for a free evening of learning and networking at our 4th Heritage Trades Roundtable. Meet some of the people who preserve and maintain the buildings and structures we love. From lintels to monumental buildings, develop an appreciation of traditional building methods and materials that endure.
- Early masons, stonecutters & quarries in Calgary – Marilyn Williams, Heritage Roundtables steering committee
- Bringing to life an historical quarry: the Glenbow quarry – archaeologist Shari Peyerl
- Stone masonry today, using traditional methods for repair and restoration – Shawn Thibault, Ravenstone Masonry and Conservation Inc.
- And more – brief talks on the importance of traditional mortars, restoration of Old City Hall
There will be an opportunity for discussion, and time before and after the talks to enjoy refreshments, visit display table and expand your heritage network.
Open to the public and free of charge!
Doors open at 6:30pm, presentations begin at 7:00pm