Category: Events

  • 23rd Annual Knapweed Rodeo in Waterton Lakes National Park

    23rd Annual Knapweed Rodeo in Waterton Lakes National Park

    Parks Canada invites volunteers to the 23rd Annual Knapweed Rodeo weed pull in Waterton Lakes National Park! The 23rd Annual Knapweed Rodeo is the perfect opportunity for those who want to dig in, get their hands dirty and contribute to the protection of Waterton Lakes National Park.This volunteer event takes place on July 23, 2016 […]

  • Claresholm Cyclist Fundraising for Victims of Human Trafficking

    Claresholm Cyclist Fundraising for Victims of Human Trafficking

    By Curt Hanselmann I am once again riding in a 200km fundraising bike [yeah, as in bicycle!!] tour in support of Magdalene House Society *, a home for the recovery of victims of human trafficking. On July 23 and 24 I’ll attempt to make the ride from Sylvan Lake to Caroline and back again, just […]

  • Millarville Rodeo Celebrates 20 Years

    Millarville Rodeo Celebrates 20 Years

    July 22-24, 2016 Adults – $15 Children – $5 Help us celebrate 20 years of Rodeo at the Millarville Racetrack! Join us for an unforgettable weekend of western activities and rodeo action. 3 memorable days loaded with live music, dancing, rodeo action, family entertainment, beer garden, farmers’ market, local arts & culture, and good old […]

  • Join Parks Day Celebrations in Alberta

    Join Parks Day Celebrations in Alberta

    Alberta Parks will celebrate Canada’s Parks Day on July 16 and 17 with free family events at 28 of our provincial parks and recreation areas, from Lesser Slave Lake to Writing on Stone. Albertans are invited to try something new this summer at an Alberta Park. Activities to discover this weekend include: Glenbow Ranch Provincial […]

  • DJ Ranch ~ Summer Camps

    DJ Ranch ~ Summer Camps

    We are booking our 2016 camps – don’t miss out! Call today!

  • Parks Canada Invites Visitors to Waterton Lakes National Park for Canada’s Parks Day

    Parks Canada Invites Visitors to Waterton Lakes National Park for Canada’s Parks Day

    Waterton Park, Alberta – On Saturday, July 16, visitors are invited to celebrate Canada’s Parks Day at Waterton Lakes National Park. There are so many activities to participate in! Parks Canada is offering safe solar viewing, the opportunity to learn about the secret lives of animals with Parks Canada researchers and an interpretive program with “Digger […]

  • Parks Day at Bar U Ranch July 16

    Parks Day at Bar U Ranch July 16

    Parks Canada invites visitors to the Bar U Ranch National Historic Site for Canada’s Parks Day Pekisko, Alberta – On Saturday, July 16, visitors are invited to celebrate Canada’s Parks Day at the Bar U Ranch National Historic Site. The Bar U Ranch offers a chance to explore a unique part of Canada’s ranch history. […]

  • Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Results After the Opening Weekend

    Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Results After the Opening Weekend

    Cumulative Results By Place – DAY 3 – July, 10 2016 Place Wagon Letter Driver Canvas Total Run Time Total Penalties Total Time Payout 1 N Gary Gorst Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP 3:43.5300 0 3:43.5300 $12,200.00 2 B Kurt Bensmiller Tsuu t’ina Nation/Canderel Development/Grey Eagle Resort 3:43.8400 0 3:43.8400 $10,450.00 3 AA Vern Nolin […]

  • It’s a Super Sonic Staycation Experience…and it’s just about here!

    It’s a Super Sonic Staycation Experience…and it’s just about here!

    Wetaskiwin Wings and Wheels begins – in the air – on July 20th The gates to Alberta’s summer of excitement open in just two weeks, at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, July 20th!  Wetaskiwin Wings and Wheels is a four-day staycation adventure of supersonic summer excitement in the air, thunderous speed on the ground and a […]

  • How One Chuckwagon Driver Started the Tradition of Stampede Pancake Breakfasts

    How One Chuckwagon Driver Started the Tradition of Stampede Pancake Breakfasts

    by Bailee Billington, 2016 Calgary Stampede Princess Reply Howdy everyone! Stampede is (here), and for Queen Maggie, Princess Chelsey and me that means our schedule is getting pretty full. As you know, we’ve travelled all over the world and been to many different kinds of events during our reign. One thing that has a special place […]

  • Family Fishing Weekend is Here Again

    Family Fishing Weekend is Here Again

    On July 9 and 10, Albertans young and old are invited to take advantage of free fishing across the province – no licence required, but all other sport fishing regulations apply. Family fishing weekends are offered twice a year in Alberta – during the Family Day weekend and during National Fishing Week in the summer. […]

  • The Calgary Stampede – A 10-Gallon, White-Hat Welcome: Minister’s Statement

    The Calgary Stampede – A 10-Gallon, White-Hat Welcome: Minister’s Statement

    Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda has issued the following statement to mark this year’s Calgary Stampede: “As Minister of Culture and Tourism, I want to welcome everyone to the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, the world-famous Calgary Stampede. It’s a great time to celebrate our agriculture and rural community and western heritage. “There is […]

  • Essential Tips for a Safe Stampede

    Essential Tips for a Safe Stampede

    By Sky England, communications advisor We can’t believe that Stampede week is almost here! As you dust off your boots and shine your buckle, here are a few little tips for a safe Stampede. Taking care of yourself Travel light. Wear comfortable footwear (remember to break in those cowboy boots early!). Pace yourself. Know when and […]

  • BBQ on the Terrace at Your AGA This Month

    BBQ on the Terrace at Your AGA This Month

    Join us Friday, July 15 for a special summer BBQ on the terrace edition of Vibe, pop-up live music at your AGA Edmonton, AB (June 29, 2016) —On Friday, July 15, we’re moving the festivities outside to the third level terrace for a special summer BBQ edition of Vibe. Enjoy the long prairie night, take […]

  • Jean Statement on Eid al-Fitr

    Jean Statement on Eid al-Fitr

    EDMONTON, AB (July 6, 2016): Today, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean released the following statement to mark Eid al-Fitr: “Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Muslims throughout Alberta and across the world will celebrate the end of the fast with a time of feasting. “This Festival of Breaking the Fast begins […]