Tomorrow is Ugly Christmas Sweater Day – are you ready??

Raise your hand – who loves to treasure hunt? Did you know there are some great thrift shops, 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, in August….and repurposed for National Ugly Christmas Sweater day 2018 … Read More

City sidewalks, busy sidewalks…. not in our Cool Little Towns!

The Christmas season starts early in our Cool Little Towns, flooding our senses with sweetness of fresh baked goodies, fluffy handmade scarves and the freshness of fresh cut pine. A variety of local markets and festive events are popping up everywhere you look. Local arts and crafts markets are a chance to turn gift giving into treasure hunting. You can … 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