Category: Events

  • 11th Annual Teddy Bear Picnic

    Bring your favourite Teddy Bear and come on out to the Pason Centennial Arena in Okotoks on July 16th. The Teddy Bear Picnic and Family Resource Fair runs from 10am to 12:30pm tomorrow. This event is for children aged 2 to 10. What to Bring Kids—bring an adult, your own picnic or snack, and your […]

  • Gotze wonder goal crowns Germany champions

    ( 13 Jul 2014 Germany are the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ champions, lifting the Trophy for the fourth time in their history after overcoming Argentina 1-0 courtesy of an extra-time goal by Mario Gotze at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. The substitute settled a tie that was in the balance from the first minute […]

  • Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby 2014

    This year’s Chuckwagon race was won by Kurt Bensmiller, from Dewberry Alberta. Kurt was joined in his wagon on the victory lap by his Dad, veteran driver Buddy Bensmiller. This was Kurt’s first time in the winner’s circle. He takes home $100,000 and a beautiful bronze. Joining him on stage were his outriders Shawn Calf […]

  • Rodeo Finals at the Calgary Stampede

    Sunday, July 13, 2014 An exciting afternoon of rodeo under sunny skies saw big cash prizes. The winner in each event took home $100,000. Saddle Bronc 1st – Wade Sundell from Boxholm IA on Lynx Mountain for a score of 89.00 1st – Dustin Flundra from Pincher Creek AB on Stampede Warrior for a score […]

  • Roger Brooks – Community Assessment of Okotoks

    Roger Brooks, an expert in the fields of tourism, community branding, downtown development, and destination marketing, will speak about developing Okotoks’ downtown. Get a look at Okotoks through the eyes of our visitors… Okotoks landlords, businesses and property owners in the downtown core are invited to hear Roger Brooks, an expert in the fields of […]

  • Flower Festival, Christ Church Millarville

    For the 52nd year, the women of Christ Church Millarville are planning a Flower Festival at their historic log church. The tradition was inspired by a similar event in England attended by Mrs. Flo King who was a member of the Christ Church Ladies Guild. This year the Festival is on Saturday, July 19th and […]

  • Chuckwagons Prepare for Final Half Mile of Hell

    The dust has settled and the results are in after an exciting night of races on Saturday. The top 8 drivers that were racing for the top 4 places, going into last nights race were: Jason Glass, Kurt Bensmiller, Rick Fraser, Rae Croteau Jr, Jerry Bremner, Wayne Knight, Gary Gorst and Luke Tournier. The four […]

  • Wild Card Saturday Sets up for the Finals on Sunday at the Calgary Stampede Rodeo

    Saturday is the second chance for Pool A and Pool B Rodeo competitors that didn’t make the top 4 in their respective Pools. The top 2 of every event on Saturday get to compete on Sunday in the Final. Here is the line up for Sunday: Saddle Bronc Cody Wright from Milford UT Cole Elshere […]

  • Pilots and Parachutes Picnic in George Lane Memorial Park

    High River, AB: High River residents have the opportunity to meet the stars of the High River Regional Air Show including the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, CF18 Hornet Pilots and the SkyHawks parachute demonstration team at a “Pilots and Parachutes Picnic in the Park” event. The picnic will take place on Tuesday, July 22 from 5:30 […]

  • Cultural Events Receive Boost from Province

    Albertans will have 92 official celebration sites to choose among during Alberta Culture Days, September 26 to 28. Culture Days is an annual event celebrating the arts, heritage, diversity and community spirit. Events range from traditional dance shows, concerts, historical exhibits and art walks to backstage tours, school activities and culinary samplings. Events receiving provincial […]

  • Entry Deadline for the 107th Annual Priddis & Millarville

    Deadline for entering the 107th Annual Priddis & Millarville Fair is August 10, less than a month away. Half the fun of going to the Fair is seeing how many of those all-important Fair ribbons you’ve might have won from entering a wide diversity of bench classes, including baking, field grasses, photography, sheep, painting, dressed-up […]

  • Bar U Ranch Roundup of Memories

    Entertainment around the campfire Local ranchers, historians, poets and musicians will honour the cowboy way of life at the Bar U Ranch National Historic Site on Sunday, July 20th. Gather at the round-up camp for an afternoon of western entertainment featuring local ranchers, historians, poets and musicians. Savour the memories as you enjoy the crackling […]

  • Stage by Stage Routes Announced for Canada’s Largest Professional Cycling Stage Race

    EDMONTON, Alberta – The exact course routes and profiles for each stage of the Tour of Alberta, presented by ATB Financial, were announced today. The race, scheduled for September 2 – 7, 2014 will feature more than 700 kilometers of racing from Calgary to Edmonton and features a host of varying terrain. “We’ve reversed the […]

  • Parks Day 2014 ~ Two Great Places to Celebrate!

    Waterton Lakes National Park and Bar U Ranch National Historic Site (Parks Canada) is offering you two great southern Alberta places to celebrate Parks Day this year. Join us on Saturday, July 19th at Waterton Lakes National Park or Bar U Ranch National Historic Site. At Bar U Ranch, you can have a ‘dam’ good […]

  • Black Diamond Open House on Water Use and Conservation Bylaw

    Council is holding a drop-in Open House to share information on Bylaw 14-14 Water Use and Conservation. This bylaw has been given 1st Reading by Council and will be returning to the July 16th Council Agenda for further consideration. Council members will be available to discuss the bylaw with residents on Thursday July 10th from […]