Tag: Giddy-Up & Go-Deo

  • Rowan House Goes to the Races

    Rowan House Goes to the Races

    Last Saturday Rowan House joined in on the fun at the Priddis and Millarville Fair. Our stick horse Betty placed 2nd in her class and Harry came in 3rd in the horse race. Many thanks to MRAS for making Rowan House their charity of choice!! (Shared by Rowan House on Facebook) Check out more photos […]

  • ACPA Trail’s End Cowboy Poetry Gathering in High River this Weekend

    ACPA Trail’s End Cowboy Poetry Gathering in High River this Weekend

    This is the 11th annual gathering of Cowboy Poets and Musicians. It all starts today at the Highwood Memorial Centre, across from the entrance of George Lane Park. You can pre-purchase tickets or get them at the door. Ticket information – 403-946-5482 or 403-649-2701 or acpatrailsend@gmail.com Don’t miss the cowboy mercantile while you are in […]

  • 13th Annual Chili Fest and Cook Off

    13th Annual Chili Fest and Cook Off

    This event is being held in conjunction with Summer Saturdays (formerly First Saturdays) so take in the Market and the entertainment, too. Western-themed activities take over Olde Towne Okotoks, including the central event: a chili cook off. Come down to taste the chili creations or register a team and compete! Compete in the Chili Fest […]

  • Bar U Ranch Rodeo 2014

    Bar U Ranch Rodeo 2014

    The dust has settled and the winners of the Bar U Old Time Ranch Rodeo have been announced. In first place was Meadow Springs Ranch, holding onto the title, and in second place was Pekisko Creek Ranch followed by Esser Livestock. The Top Hand award went to Ryley Miller. Meadow Springs Ranch will represent the […]

  • Come out to Longview for a Great Weekend of Music & Art in the Park

    August 16th and 17th, 2014 at Smith-Fuller Centennial Park Come and treat your senses to a weekend of funky and fantastic music, art and crafts in Longview. Admission is by donation and the gate receipts will be donated to local causes and other local charitable service groups still to be announced. Please donate what you […]

  • Turner Valley Pool to Celebrate 50th Birthday

    On May 30, 1964 the doors to Turner Valley’s new Pool, the Dr. Lander Memorial Swimming Pool, opened at 207 Main Street NE, Turner Valley – to the delight of the community. The Pool has continued to be the hub of summer fun in our region for over three generations. On Friday, August 8th, 2014, […]

  • Discover fresh, wholesome and local food during Open Farm Days in August

    Discover Alberta’s culinary treasures during the second annual Alberta Open Farm Days, August 23 and 24. Open Farm Days encourages Albertans to go to the source of their food – farms across Alberta. “From farm visits for the whole family, to one-of-a-kind culinary experience for foodies, Open Farm Days is a great reason for a […]

  • Taste of Okotoks is Tomorrow

    Be a part of this fun culinary event – experience all the delicious food and drink this part of the world has to offer! Perfect for foodies and anyone who likes to ‘nom nom‘! This pedestrian-friendly event is being held in conjunction with the Summer Saturdays Street Festival and boasts live music, great food, a […]

  • Marv's Soda Shop Hosting Another Classic This Weekend

    Welcome back to the 50′s at Marv’s Classic Show N Shine, browse many beautiful classic cars, meet Elvis, enjoy 1950′s live music, good food and great company! The action will be happening in Black Diamond along 1st Street SW between Centre Ave W and 2nd Ave SW. on Sunday, July 27th. To register your vehicle […]

  • Longview Celebrates 50 Years During Little New York Daze

    The crowds gathered to celebrate Longview’s 50th year of incorporation as a Village. The Dryland Sailors hosted another great breakfast to kick off Saturday’s events, starting with the parade.

  • Christ Church Millarville Blooms For the Flower Festival

    The wild flowers, peonies and arrangements both inside the church and throughout the church grounds were glorious once again this year.

  • Alberta’s Promise in the Stampede Parade

    Alberta’s Promise in the Stampede Parade

    Did you see the Little Red Wagon at the Calgary Stampede Parade? Alberta’s Promise and Big Brothers & Big Sisters (BBBS) of Calgary and Area participated in the the Calgary Stampede Parade on the morning of Friday, July 4th. The parade float, in the shape of a Red Wagon, symbolized the Alberta’s Promise commitment to […]

  • Wild Ideas for a Great Canadian Campout

    Pitch In July 19 and Help Get One Million Canadians Camping. Spice up your summer by join the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) Great Canadian Campout on Canada Parks Day July 19. “We’ve got lots of wild ideas to encourage people to get outside and enjoy nature, from cooking to stargazing and more,” says Wade Luzny, […]

  • Tips To Beat Extreme Summer Heat

    When the mercury rises, so do electricity bills in many homes. There are ways, however, to stay cool this summer and still save on energy costs. Dave Walton, the director of home ideas for Direct Energy, offers these suggestions to beat the heat and lower your energy bills: • Use ceiling fans to circulate cool […]

  • Waterton-Glacier Science and History Day in Waterton Lakes National Park

    Parks Canada and the United States National Park Service invite you to the annual Waterton-Glacier Science and History Day. This year’s event is in Waterton Lakes National Park on Tuesday, July 29, from 9:30 am until 3:30 pm at the Falls Theatre. The event is open to the public and free of charge. Science and […]