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August 3, 2015

Daily programs, Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park.  In addition to self guided tours, a variety of daily programs are available.  These include: golf cart tours, children's programs, birding tours, and ranching programs.  Admission to the park is free. The park is located 4 kms from Cochrane.  Access is on Glenbow Road off Hwy 1A. www.grpf.ca

Saturday mornings, Cochrane Farmers' Market, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm, Historic Cochrane Ranche Site, Junction of Hwy 1A & Hwy 22 (www.cochrane-environment.org)


Sundays 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Bearspaw Farmers' Market, Bearspaw Lions Clubhouse, 25240 Nagway Road, Beside Hwy 1A just west of Calgary city limits (www.bearspawlions.com)
Walking tours of Historic Downtown Cochrane available weekends by request at the Visitor Information Centre. #2, 209 Second Ave West, Cochrane. For more information or to book a tour, call: 403-851-2960

 

July 27-August 2, 2015: ATB Financial Classic. A Candian PGA Event. Links of GlenEagles. Event purse of $175,000. (http://www.pgatour.com/canada/en_us.html)
August 2015:Historic Calgary Week is pleased to present programs in Cochrane. (www.chinookcountry.org)
August 1, 2015: Cochrane Ranche Day Festival, at the Cochrane Ranche Historic Site, Junction of Hwy 1A and Hwy 22. Join us for a free celebration. (Call 403-851-2535) or contact Town Recreation at recreation@cochrane.ca.


• 9:00 am- 3:00 pm: extended Farmers Market (CEAC’s biggest and longest market of the year!), Buskers
• 1:00 pm-3:00 pm: Special art show at Stockmen's Memorial Foundation Bert Sheppard Library and Archives in the Cochrane RancheHouse, 101 RancheHouse Road, 403-932-3782, www.smflibrary.ca 
• Program at the Cochrane Historical Musuem at the Cochrane Ranche to be announced.

 

August 7-9, 2015: Ticket to Ride at Calaway Park, Enter to win a weekend getaway at a High Country Properties Vacation Rental. Western Canada's Largest Outdoor Amusement Park,  245033 Range Road 33, Calgary, Located just off Hwy #1 at exit 169/ Springbank Road.(403-685-6102 www.calawaypark.com)


August 8 and 9, 2015: Provincial BMX Races at the Cochrane BMX Track. (www.cochranebmx.com)


August 8 and 9, 2015: Dressage Schooling Show, Cochrane Agricultural Society Grounds (northwest corner of Hwys 1A and 22).  Spectators Welcome. (www.cochraneagsociety.com)


August 9, 2015: Pace & Chase Event, Coch rane Agricultural Society Grounds (northwest corner of Hwys 1A and 22).  Spectators Welcome. (www.cochraneagsociety.com)


August 14-16, 2015: Ticket to Ride at Calaway Park, Enter to win a weekend getaway at a High Country Properties Vacation Rental. Western Canada's Largest Outdoor Amusement Park,  245033 Range Road 33, Calgary, Located just off Hwy #1 at exit 169/ Springbank Road.(403-685-6102 www.calawaypark.com)


August 15, 2015: Pony Club Rally, Cochrane Agricultural Society Grounds (northwest corner of Hwys 1A and 22).  Spectators Welcome. (www.cochraneagsociety.com)

 

August 15, 2015 (or rain date of August 22): SpringHill Annual Charity Show & Shine.  Classic Car Show.  SpringHill RV Park, Junction of Hwys 22 and 567, 7 km north of Cochrane.  Registration: 10:00 am -12:00 pm.  Show & Shine: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.  Charity BBQ: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.  Live Music, 50/50 Draw, 50 door prizes. All proceeds benefit the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation. (www.springhillrvpark.com)


August 21, 22, 23 2015:Cochrane Fall Fair, Cochrane Ag Society Grounds  (northwest corner of Hwys 1A and 22). GET IN ON THE EXCITEMENT AT THE FAIR! Fun filled family event with something for everyone! MIDWAY RIDES, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT & MUSIC at the EXCEL HOMES SPECIAL EVENT ZONE, mini- chuck wagon races, TEAM ROPING JACKPOT,equestrian events such as reining and vaulting, EXTREME COWBOY ALBERTA RACES, petting zoo, pony rides, rabbit agility races, BEARSPAW OLD TYME BENCH EXHIBITION, wagon rides, TRADE SHOW, and more! Proudly brought to you by the Cochrane & District Agricultural Society. $5 per person, kids 10 and under free! (www.cochranefair.com or www.cochraneagsociety.com)


August 22, 2015: The Sears Great Canadian Run will pass through Cochrane. The Run is a long distance running relay in which teams of up to 20 people and individual runners will embark on an epic 100-kilometre journey. All funds raised from The Sears Great Canadian Run will be donated to The Sears Canada Charitable Foundation, which supports the Children?s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa and the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, the Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta, as well as national pediatric oncology research. Fight to End Kids Cancer. Challenge yourself and your friends to run over 100km in one day. (www.therun.ca)


August 2015: 7th Annual Trophy Shoot Outdoor 3D at Dragon Flight Archery.  Register at dragonflight@nucleus.com or (403-637-0266).  From  Hwy #22 turn west on Burnt Timber Road for 13.2 km then south at RR 5.5 for 1.8 km.  Turn left at the Dragon Flight sign. (www.dragonflightarchery.com)