We are winding down summer... *Sigh*
Still lots to do with the fam in the final weeks of freedom before school returns!
See you there!
Okotoks Pro Rodeo
Can I get a yeehaw!? A fun weekend out with the family. All the rodeo events, kids events, the Millarville market AND a beer gardens. This year they have shuttles as well to help you get to and from the event. Details HERE.
When: Friday, Sat, Sun:
Where: Millarville Ag Grounds
LIVE and LOUD
A line-up of local rock pros will blow off the doors of the Elks Hall later this month in their latest show "LIVE and LOUD." Showcasing The Lost Pawns, Kelsey Raine, The Rocky Mountain Maniacs and Stonegate, it's shaping up to be a loud night of music.
When: Doors open at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug 27
Where: Okotoks Elks Hall
Each year in late August, Western-themed activities take over downtown Okotoks, including the main event - a chilli cook-off. Come down to taste the chili creations, or register a team and compete! Spice up your weekend with chilli sampling, children's activities, live music, and an outdoor artisan street market through our partner Okotoks Market Square. (also see if you can find the "Monty Men")
When: Saturday, Aug 27, 2022 at 11:00AM
Where: Downtown Okotoks
An awesome event that sees some pretty popular faces around town locked in jail! Fun right? Help these familiar faces make bail as it's for a great cause, United Way Okotoks. Also, it's at Hubtown with great drinks, great live music AND a silent auction. Details HERE.
When: Saturday, August 27th,
Where: Hubtown Brewery
Join Karen Peters of the Okotoks and District Historical Society for a free tour of the older sections of the Okotoks Cemetery. Meet at the cemetery.
When: Saturday, August 27 2pm to 3pm
Where: Okotoks Cemetery
The University of Korea hockey team will be in town taking on the Okotoks Bisons as well as the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Calgary Canucks. This kicks off training camps all over southern Alberta.
When: Saturday, Sunday @ 7 p.m.
Where: Okotoks Murray Arena
Nooks and Crannies Festival
The last few days to take in the Nooks and Crannies Festival! Sad to see it go but so happy to see all these neat repurposed art installations fill up the nooks and crannies of our town! When you're on your way to the Party at the Plaza make a note to look at the festival map and take in some of the art while you're downtown - if you fill out the passport you could win a prize! More Deets Here!
Live Music @ Tribal Connection
Keith "Catfish" Woodrow
Born in Montreal, Keith "Catfish" Woodrow has been playing Chicago-style blues for decades. A fantastic Lethbridge-based musician, his knowledge on the history of the blues is incredible, leading to great storytelling and heartfelt performances!
Saturday, Aug 27, 2022 at 8:00PM
Arias at the Elevators
Join the Little Lethbridge Opera Company at the Nanton Grain Elevators for an evening of various works from a selection of operas, performed in an unusual setting. The Canadian Grain Elevator Discovery Centre Society has been holding a series of musical events in these iconic towers, and the effect is magical. Tickets available through www.nantongrainelevators,com.
$50 per person/$45 member price, doors open at 7 pm, show starts at 7:30 pm. Fundraising 50/50 draw and silent auction, bar and light snack service available.
When: Saturday, Aug 27, 2022 at 7:30PM
Where: Canadian Grain Elevator Discovery Centre, Nanton