The Most Beautiful Art Tour in Alberta – Join Us

September 28-30, 2018* Black Diamond, AB – Showcasing the natural and artistic beauty of southern Alberta, all within a 45 minute drive from Calgary, seven Foothills artists and art organizations on the southern outskirts of Calgary come together to host “The Most Beautiful Art Tour in Alberta”. The beautiful environment of the area has inspired many of the artists whose … Read More

A Cool Little Gift Guide of Locally Made Treasures

With literally only a few shopping days to go before Christmas, we are here to help with a few last-minute gift ideas. It is quite extraordinary; the variety of unique Made-In-The-Cool-Little-Towns gift options that can be found right here on Calgary’s Doorstep! Here are some fun ideas from the artistic to the unusual…. Who doesn’t love a little glitter and … 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