Get Cultured in the Foothills South & West of Calgary

By Peter Worden & Dayna Dickens Indubitably, I say!—(whilst puffing brandy-shaped pipe)—Alberta Culture Days are indeed an enlightened affair in the Foothills. OK, so our art galleries aren’t the Met, and rococo sounds like it’s an Okotoks subdivision. But lucky for us, we don’t need to be in New York, Paris or Milan to get mind-blowing documentaries, visit important heritage … Read More

Prepare to meet your maker – during Alberta Open Farm Days this weekend

The Cool Little Towns’ region south of Calgary abounds with a wealth farms, ranches and food producers, many of whom will be opening their doors and farm gates for this weekend’s Alberta Open Farm Days.  From honey, jams and pickles to fresh flowers and produce, visitors can stock their kitchens, enhance their gardens and decorate their homes with locally grown and … Read More

Who loves treasure hunting?

  Raise your hand – who loves to treasure hunt? Did you know there are some real thrift shops and consignment stores and boutiques in the Cool Little Towns region, right on Calgary’s doorstep? Check out this Map of our Cool Little Thrift Shops created in honour of National Thrift Shop Day, on Thursday August 17, 2017….and why not post … Read More