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JUST IMAGINE

VISITOR & ACTIVITIES GUIDE


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MAYOR’S MESSAGE

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COLOURING PAGE

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ARTS & CULTURE

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TOP TEN ACTIVITIES

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MORE FUN TO BE HAD

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ACTIVE OKOTOKS & THE GREAT OUTDOORS

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OKOTOKS EVENTS

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SPORTS & ACTIVITIES

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COOL LITTLE TOWNS

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PLACES TO STAY

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INDULGE YOUR TASTEBUDS

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COMMUNITY FACILITIES

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SERVICE DIRECTORY

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COMMUNITY EVENTS LISTING

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HIDDEN GEMS

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APPRECIATING LOCAL TALENT

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OLDE TOWNE OKOTOKS DIRECTORY

CIRCULATION 15,000 copies of the Okotoks Visitor & Activities Guide will be distributed to various locations throughout Alberta, including the Foothills, Calgary and surrounding area, the international airport and Cross Iron Mills. The Town of Okotoks has made every effort to ensure accuracy of the information presented in this publication and assumes no responsibility for changes, errors or omissions. Copyright © 2018


MAYOR’S MESSAGE On behalf of the Town of Okotoks, we would like to welcome you to our community of arts, activities and culture! Okotoks is ideally located next to the meandering Sheep River, within easy access to the foothills and the Rocky Mountains. The setting is a perfect inspiration for the creative spirit. Our vibrant town, located just 15 minutes south of Calgary, offers residents and visitors multi-faceted activities, and invites you to experience the diversity of dining, shopping, cultural, and recreational experiences. Okotoks offers an eclectic mixture of accommodations including hotels, bed & breakfasts, and a beautiful campground along the river, so you can extend your stay! We invite you to visit our pathways and the picturesque views they offer along the Sheep River Valley. Spend a rewarding afternoon at one of our golf courses, or explore history at the museum, discover all the local art tucked into our downtown shopping district, or do it all. Book a weekend to enjoy one of our many cultural and family events such as BuskersFest, Taste of Okotoks, Art on the Lawn, Picnic at the Piano, as well as regular live music and performances in venues throughout the Downtown. Don your best Harry Potter and show off at the Wizarding World of Okotoks event. Thank you for visiting, enjoy your stay and find out what Okotoks has to offer. Mayor Wm. (Bill) Robertson & Okotoks Council

WHERE DOES YOUR IMAGINATION take you? Be part of the 2019 local art scene - show us your creative side!

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ARTS & CULTURE This year’s Visitor & Activities Guide celebrates the talented local artists who have found inspiration in this beautiful community. From music to visual and performing arts, Okotoks sparks the imagination for those who create and those who appreciate. Explore the diversity of talent at okotoksculture.ca. ROTARY PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE (RPAC) 3 Elma Street East - 403.938.3204 For live music, plays, and unique shows. Please call for rental or other inquires or email culture@okotoks.ca

COLOUR ME! Visit okotoksculture.ca for details.

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OKOTOKS MUSEUM & ARCHIVES AT HERITAGE HOUSE (OMA) 49 North Railway Street - 403.938.8969 SUMMER HOURS: MAY 21 - SEPTEMBER 9 Monday - Saturday 10 am to 5 pm Sunday & statutory holidays 12 pm to 5 pm WINTER HOURS: SEPTEMBER 9 - MAY 20 Tuesday - Saturday 10 am to 5 pm Closed Sundays, Mondays & statutory holidays. Admission to the Museum is free. Donations are accepted.

Jennifer Stables Jennifer Stables is an Okotoks-based painter, illustrator, sculptor and poet whose style combines

Virgini Senden Celebrating the bright and beautiful in the every day, OKOTOKS ART GALLERY AT THE STATION (OAG), GIFT SHOP & VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE

artist Virgini Senden’s paintings are punctuated by bold punches of colour that can be seen at the Okotoks Art Gallery. Senden, who came to Okotoks from the

loose, impressionistic painting with layers of soft lines.

53 North Railway Street - 403.938.3204

“My artwork has a nostalgic feel to it and it often

SUMMER HOURS: MAY 21 - SEPTEMBER 8

sees beauty in our surroundings. “I love to be in nature,

Monday - Saturday 10 am to 5 pm

whether I am hiking or walking my dog, I find beauty in

Sunday & statutory holidays 12 pm to 5 pm

the outdoors, it is magnificent here. I cannot go outside

features Canadian animals, birds, and scenery. I made the decision to create art that brought me joy and celebrated life, love, and childhood.” Her paintings can be found at the Okotoks Art Gallery and the Lineham

WINTER HOURS: SEPTEMBER 9 - MAY 20

House Galleries in Okotoks. Visitors can also follow her

Tuesday - Saturday 10 am to 5 pm

on Facebook or Instagram @jennydaledesigns.

Closed Sundays, Mondays & statutory holidays. Admission to the Gallery is free. Donations are accepted.

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Netherlands 10 years ago, works in acrylics and oils and

without being intrigued by the beauty surrounding us and showing itself in so many different ways.” For more information, and dates of her current exhibits, check out virgini-art.com or follow Virgini Senden on Instagram @virgini_art or Facebook virginisendenart.

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TOP TEN ACTIVITIES Start early as there are more than 10 activities that will make your time in Okotoks fly by. We’ve given you a few suggestions to get you started. For itineraries, visit our

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1. OKOTOKS ART GALLERY

6. BOUTIQUE-STYLE SHOPPING DOWNTOWN

Our art gallery features outstanding regional and local

Go on a treasure hunt in our downtown boutiques to

artists with distinctive and ever evolving exhibitions.

find the perfect addition for yourself or someone special.

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2. TOWN PIANO We invite you to share your musical talents on the

7. DELICIOUS AND DIVERSE DINING CHOICES Treat your tastebuds at one of our many unique eateries or cafés. There’s art to be found in our local cuisine.

piano at our Town Plaza. You can also enjoy scheduled musical and theatrical performances at the Plaza

8. PATHWAYS & RIVER FUN

during the summer.

Time to slow down and escape the car. Hike, bike,

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3. PERFORMING ARTS For more performing arts in theatre, music, comedy check the calendar of events for live performances at the Rotary Performing Arts Centre.

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and explore over 85 kms of pathways. 9. 18-HOLE MAXMAN’S MINI GOLF AT CRYSTAL RIDGE This course welcomes all ages and levels of skill or interest. Challenge friends and family to a fun game.

4. OKOTOKS MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES

Don’t worry if you don’t know a putter from a driver,

Learn about our history while you stroll through

mini golf is more luck than skill!

the museum. We are continually displaying different

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themes of our local history.

Be amazed by one of the world’s top 500 significant cultural sites.

5. DAWGS BASEBALL AT SEAMAN STADIUM Take in an exciting baseball game with our semi-professional team.

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Top activities according to TripAdvisor: Erratic, Kayben Farms, Lineham House Galleries, Golf Courses, Gift and Specialty Shops, Okotoks Art Gallery and Museum

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MORE FUN TO BE HAD…

MILLENNIUM LANES BOWLING The Millennium Lanes is a clean and bright 10 lane, 5-pin fully licensed facility where you, your family, and friends can come and spend time together while

CRYSTAL RIDGE GOLF COURSE

enjoying the sport of bowling. For more information,

A 9-hole course with two restaurants at the clubhouse.

visit millenniumlanes.com

For more information visit crystalridgegolf.com

UNEARTH YOUR FARM SPIRIT

D’ARCY RANCH GOLF COURSE

There are a number of local farms that welcome

An 18-hole course with a dining room and lounge

the urbanite with a rural heart. Food, gifts and

in the clubhouse. For more information visit

experiential fun for the whole family. Visit Kayben

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Farm, Saskatoon Farm or Chinook Honey, all within 10 minutes of Okotoks.

RIVER’S EDGE GOLF CLUB Located 3 km east of Okotoks, River’s Edge is a full 18-hole facility, with grass tee driving range, Pro Shop, licensed clubhouse and restaurant. For more information visit riversedgegolfclub.com

information call the Okotoks Museum and Archives

Paul Rasporich

at 403.938.8969

This multi-talented artist has lived in Okotoks for

CEMETERY TOURS The Okotoks and District Historical Society holds free guided tours of the Okotoks Cemetery in the summer. Dare to join a ghost tour in October. For further

15 years and was born to create. Rasporich draws, HERITAGE WALKING TOUR

paints, sculpts with a particular focus: the human form.

Throughout the summer, the Okotoks and District

“My work has always centered around the human being,

Historical Society offers free guided tours of historic

figurative, portrait.” Galleries across the Foothills carry

downtown Okotoks. Discover the interesting stories

Rasporich’s work, from Lineham Galleries in Okotoks to

about the buildings in the downtown core and the

The Lost American Gallery and Museum in Longview,

fascinating characters who lived and worked there.

and the Bluerock Gallery in Black Diamond. Rasporich’s

For further information call the Okotoks Museum

next exhibition, ‘No Clear Line,’ can be seen in

and Archives at 403.938.8969

June, 2018 at the Okotoks Art Gallery.

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ACTIVE OKOTOKS & THE GREAT OUTDOORS We offer a variety of places for athletes, families, furry friends, and anyone inbetween. Enjoy: OVER 85 KMS OF PATHWAYS 99 PARKS 49 PLAYGROUNDS 33 PLAYING FIELDS ball diamonds, soccer pitches, football & rugby

Tanya Ryan Award-winning country singer Tanya Ryan is a bright sound on the Canadian country music circuit. Ryan has

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lived in Okotoks for 10 years. This accomplished singer,

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songwriter, and bass player has a classic tone with a

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modern approach to writing and delivery and is one of the phenomenal acts visitors to Okotoks can see on

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stage. Ryan said the best part about the arts in Okotoks is that there is so much variety. “We have all sorts of amazingly talented people in this town, seriously. Between Dewdney Players, the high school productions, the music and the fine arts, it’s crazy, you can’t get bored here!” Find Tanya Ryan’s music online – on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Play – or on tanyaryan.ca where you can also find upcoming local concert dates. 12

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OKOTOKS EVENTS Okotoks’ variety of events fuels the imagination. From family activities like BuskersFest and Pop up in the Park to adult-focused festivities like the new Off the Vine Wine Fest, there is something for everyone. Please check our community events listing at okotokstourism.ca for dates and times. KITE FESTIVAL PARADE & CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL

almost every event you can imagine

BUSKERSFEST CANADA DAY WEEKEND TASTE OF OKOTOKS POP UP IN THE PARK OFF THE VINE WINE FEST SHOW & SHINE CHILIFEST HARVEST FESTIVAL ROOTS AND BLUES FESTIVAL OKTOBER FOOD FEST WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER LIGHT UP OKOTOKS!

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SPORTS & ACTIVITIES OKOTOKS RECREATION CENTRE 99 Okotoks Drive Client Services: 403.938.8954 24 Hour Information Line: 403.938.5094 Website: okotoks.ca/parks-recreation PASON CENTENNIAL ARENAS 204 Community Way Client Services: 403.995.6330 Website: okotoks.ca WALKING TRACK HOURS: 7 am to 11 pm seven days per week when facility

Dewdney Players A big part of the Okotoks arts scene is Dewdney Players, the local community theatre group, who stage awardwining plays and musicals. Dewdney Players puts a wide variety of productions on the stage each year, from musicals, to drama and comedies. Each season, they present an outdoor summer

is open and no major events are scheduled. SEAMAN STADIUM AND DUVERNAY FIELDHOUSE 2111 North Railway Drive 403.262.DAWG (3294) Website: dawgsbaseball.ca Email: info@dawgsbaseball.ca CRESCENT POINT REGIONAL FIELD HOUSE 125 Field House Drive East 587.757.0338 (East of Okotoks on Highway 7 and 547 Junction) Website: cpregionalfieldhouse.com Email: info@cpregionalfieldhouse.com.

production, two to three ‘Mainstage’ shows, as well as a weekend of One-Act Plays and entry into the Alberta Drama Festival Association’s Foothills Region One-Act Play Festival. For dates of their upcoming shows go to dewdneyplayers.com

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Imagining ways to extend your stay?

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Complement your Okotoks experience by exploring the whole region where an abundance of adventures in neighbouring towns await your discovery. 1. BLACK DIAMOND Marv’s Soda Stop, Rub the Diamond for Luck,

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the Blue Rock Gallery 2. BRAGG CREEK

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Hiking & Biking Trails, Boutique Shopping, The Italian Farmhouse, The Bavarian Inn restaurant 3. HIGH RIVER Film location for Heartland, Fargo, and many more TV series and movies. Evelyn’s Café, the High River

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Bird Sanctuary 4. LONGVIEW Longview Jerky Shop, Longview Steakhouse,

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Longstock Music and Arts Festival

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5. MD OF FOOTHILLS Saskatoon Farm, Kayben Farms, Chinook Honey Farm, Millarville Race Track & Farmer’s Market, Bar U Ranch, Spruce Meadows 6. NANTON Bomber Museum, antique shopping, the Nanton Candy Store 7. OKOTOKS Check out our events and activities on pages 8 - 11 8. TURNER VALLEY Eau Claire Distillery, MotoBurrito, Chuck Wagon Café & Grill okotokstourism.ca

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PLACES TO STAY

CAMPGROUNDS

Okotoks Lion’s Campground Address: 99 Woodhaven Drive (near downtown Okotoks)

HOTELS

Phone: 403.938.4282

Best Western Plus Inn & Suites

Email: info@okotokslionscampground.com

(Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association Accredited

Website: okotokslionscampground.com

Address: 100 Southbank Road

The campground is open from May 1 – September 30

Phone: 403.995.6262

and has a total of 61 sites. 55 sites have full-service

Website: bestwestern.com

hook-ups (30 amps) and there are also six tent sites

Lakeview Inn & Suites

(15 amps power). All sites have fire pits and wood

(Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association Accredited)

is available from the office.

Address: 22 Southridge Drive

BED & BREAKFASTS

Pets are welcome up to 30 lbs (specific breeds)

Email: okotoks@lakeviewhotels.com

Harmony House Bed & Breakfast

for $2 per day.

Website: lakeviewhotels.com/hotels/okotoks

(Alberta B & B Association; B & B Association

Phone: 403.938.7400 or 1.877.355.3500

Okotoks Country Inn (Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association Accredited) Address: 59 Riverside Gate Phone: 403.938.1999 or 1.877.938.3336 Website: okotokscountryinn.ca

The Royal Duke Hotel, Eatery & Pub Address: 2 Elizabeth Street Phone: 403.938.4101 Website: royaldukehotel.com

of Calgary Accredited)

Brettyn Rose

Riverview Bed & Breakfast

who has been involved with music since she was five.

Phone: 1.866.995.0461 Email: mail@harmonyhousebb.ca

(Alberta B & B Association; B & B Association of Calgary Accredited) Address: 10 minutes east of Okotoks on Highway 2 Phone: 403.938.5862 or 1.866.938.2069 Website: riverviewbnb.ca

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Check-out Time: 12 noon

Website: harmonyhousebb.ca

Address: 15 Westridge Crescent

Email: reservations@riverviewbnb.ca

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Check-in Time: 1 pm to dark

Brettyn Rose is an Okotoks-based singer-songwriter, Rose is a musical powerhouse with a folk meets pop sound. She has released her debut album, writes her own songs, and belts them out with a powerful, soulful voice. “I love singing at any community event such as schools, sports teams, festivals, etc. Okotoks has so much to offer for events and entertainment. You get

The Stone Gate Inn Bed & Breakfast

to see some of the same faces around town and soon

Address: 20179 De Winton Riding Club Road

you all feel like good friends.” For more information

Phone: 403.938.3965 or 1.855.938.3965

about Brettyn Rose, check out brettynrose.com or follow

Email: stay@thestonegateinn.com

her on social media @brettynrosemusic for her next

Website: thestonegateinn.com

performance date.

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Have a tasty treat in mind?

INDULGE YOUR TASTE BUDS Feeling hungry? We’ve got a number of amazing and unique eateries spread throughout town. For inspiration, and to help narrow down your choice, here are some top picks based on TripAdvisor: PHO HOAI CHACHA JOHN’S HEARTLAND CAFÉ PLAKA GREEK TAVERNA SWEETGRASS DELI & EATERY THE CANADIAN BREWHOUSE ORIGINAL JOE’S SASKATOON FARM YOKOZUNA SUSHI & GRILL SAIGON SUN THE GEORGE TRADITIONAL HOUSE BROWNS SOCIALHOUSE BROWN SUGAR BAKE SHOP BISTRO PROVENCE Discover some of Okotoks other taste-tempting eateries: Big Rock Inn, D’Arcy Ranch Golf Club, Almira’s Mediterranean Grill, Mr. Spuds, The British Chippy, 94 Take the Cake Bakery, Big Dipper Ice Cream Shop, Crystal Ridge Golf Course. For more selection go to okotokstourism.ca

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COMMUNITY FACILITIES FOOTHILLS CENTENNIAL CENTRE 4, 204 Community Way 403.938.2907 Website: foothillscentennialcentre.com Email: footcomm@telus.net OKOTOKS PUBLIC LIBRARY 7 Riverside Drive West 403.938.2220 HOURS: Monday - Thursday 9:30 am to 8:30 pm Friday & Saturday 10 am to 5 pm

Lee Kvern Okotoks-based Lee Kvern is an award-winning author of short stories and novels who has written fiction

Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm Closed all statutory holidays and Sundays in July/August. Website: okotokslibrary.ca OKOTOKS HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTRE 11 Cimarron Common 403.995.2600

for the past 30 years. Her work has been published in

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magazines across Canada, online and produced for CBC

8 am to 10 pm daily

Radio. “What I love best about fiction is that as a writer I

Website: albertahealthservices.ca

can take real life situations and meld them with another story and get a completely different outcome, often redemptive, which in life is not always the case. I am enormously interested in people and what makes them tick.” Lee Kvern’s books can be found at the Lineham Gallery and Home Ground Coffee in Okotoks. They are also available for e-readers in most formats. For more information, check out leekvern.com.

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SERVICE DIRECTORY

For an up-to-date list of services, visit our

CAR RENTALS

HOSPITALS AND CLINICS (CLOSE TO OKOTOKS)

LOCAL RADIO AND NEWS

Enterprise Rent-A-Car: Northgate Circle - 403.938.8677

Okotoks Health and Wellness Centre: 11 Cimarron Common - 403.995.2600 Urgent Care Hours: 8am to 10pm

The Eagle 100.9 FM: Current hits, news and local information Stream live at: okotoksonline.com

High River: 560 9 Ave. W - 403.652.2200 24-Hour Emergency Services

Okotoks Western Wheel and Okotokian: Available free at local news stands - westernwheel.com

Black Diamond: Oilfields Hospital: 717 Government Rd. - 403.933.2222 24-Hour Emergency Services

Okotoks Living Magazine: Available free at local news stands - sourcemediagroup.ca

Calgary: South Health Campus: 4448 Front St. SE - 403.956.1111 24-Hour Emergency Services

SHOPPING

Discount Car & Truck Rentals: 197 Stockton Ave. - 403.310.2277

DRUGSTORES/PHARMACIES AND GROCERIES

Business Directory at okotoksventure.ca

Costco: 201, 104 Southbank Blvd. - 403.995.5159

GENERAL

Okotoks Home Care Pharmacy: 74 Elizabeth St. - 403.995.1080

Town of Okotoks: 5 Elizabeth St. - 403.938.4404

Pharmasave: 2, 100 Milligan Dr. - 403.982.7663

Visitor Information/Okotoks Art Gallery at the Station: 53 North Railway St. - 403.938.3204

Rexall: 300 Village Ave. - 403.938.8585 (Canada Post on-site)

Okotoks Recreation Centre: 24-hour information line - 403.938.5094

Save-On-Foods: 100 Southbank Blvd. - 587.757.8966

Okotoks & District Chamber of Commerce: 14 McRae St. - 403.938.2848 - www.okotokschamber.ca RCMP: 98 Woodhaven Dr. - 403.938.7046 for emergencies call 911 Municipal Enforcement: 98 Woodhaven Dr. 403.995.6302 - for general inquiries Fire Services: 132 Milligan Dr. - 403.938.4066 for emergencies call 911 Highway Information – Volker Stevin: 1.888.877.6237 (VS ROADS) - www.volkerstevin.ca

No Frills: 9 Sandstone Gate - 403.938.8080

Safeway: 610 Big Rock Lane - 403.938.9351 Shopper’s Drug Mart:171, 31 Southridge Dr. - 403.995.3798 (Canada Post on-site) Sobeys: 700, 201 Southridge Dr. - 403.995.4123 (Canada Post on-site)

Canada Diagnostic Centres: 141, 31 Southridge Dr. - 403.995.2727 (to book appointment: 403.212.5855) Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8am to 6pm Friday: 8am to 5pm; Saturday: 8am to 4pm

Alternate Cabs: 403.828.8294

SPECIALTY AND ORGANIC FOODS

Better Than Home Coin Laundry: 27 McRae St. - 403.938.7788

Cowboy Taxi: 403.590.1779

Christopher’s Fine Dry Cleaning Ltd: 117, 235 Milligan Dr. - 403.995.2992

Okotoks Taxi: 403.922.1919

Bulk Barn: 313, 105 Southbank Blvd. - 403.938.1380 Harvest Moon Natural Foods: 305, 201 Southridge Dr. - 403.938.8119 Supper Studio: 88 Elizabeth Street - 403-800-2093 Hirsche Fraser Meats Ltd: 4, 34 Southridge Dr. - 403.995.1909

189, 31 Southridge Dr. - 403.938.8215

Alberta Treasury Branch: 131, 31 Southridge Dr. - 403.938.7232

M & M Meat Shops: 300, 201 Southridge Dr. - 403.938.0373

BMO: 401, 200 Southridge Dr. - 403.995.4975 CIBC: 300 Village Lane - 403.938.4474

Nutter’s Bulk & Natural Food Market, Ltd: 900 Village Lane - 403.938.1740

First Calgary Savings: 141, 71 Riverside Dr. W - 403.736.4930

Okotoks Natural Foods: 201, 200 Southridge Dr. - 403.938.0808

Scotiabank: 500, 201 Southridge Dr. - 403.938.4712 Servus Credit Union, Ltd: 131, 71 Riverside Dr. W - 403.938.8610 TD Canada Trust: 160, 28 Southridge Dr. - 403.995.3183 Western Financial Group: 207, 200 Southridge Dr. - 403.938.0777

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LAUNDRY SERVICES

BANKS

RBC: 300, 100 Southbank Blvd.- 403.939.0906

Okotoks has several splendid shopping areas: Downtown Okotoks Shopping District (Elizabeth, Elma, McRae & North Railway Streets), Westmount, Cornerstone, Southridge & Northridge Drives, Drake Landing, Southbank Business Park, Okotoks Business Park, and the North Gateway. Each area offers a wide variety of shops and services.

Walmart: 500, 201 Southridge Dr. - 403.995.1375

Foothills Cleaners Ltd: 121, 71 Riverside Dr. W - 403.938.4445

RBC: 144 Elizabeth St. - 403.938.4416

SunCountry 99.7 FM: Stream live at highriveronline.com

Mom’s Taxi: 403.512.4733 Town Taxi: 403.975.2233

VETERINARY CLINICS AgriFarm Health Centre Inc: 72 N. Railway St. W - 403.995.1409 Animal Care Centre: 144 Crescent Rd. W - 403.938.0350 At Home Veterinary Services: 403.990.3736 Big Rock Animal Clinic: 47 McRae St. - 403.938.4171 Elizabeth Street Pet Hospital: 2, 74 Elizabeth St. - 403.982.8387 Foothills Animal Hospital Ltd: 6, 34 Southridge Dr. 403.938.3791 Okotoks Animal Clinic Ltd: 1km north of Okotoks on Highway 2A - 403.938.4096 (24 hrs) SAVE (Southern Alberta Veterinary Emergency): 322233 15th St. E - 403.995.3270

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COMMUNITY EVENT LISTINGS Our community events bring visitors and residents from all over the region to Okotoks. From Kite Day Festival in April to Skate with Santa in December, the variety of organized activities offers entertainment and fun for everyone. Check our website regularly to discover what’s planned and to schedule the next adventure with your family or friends. Visit okotokstourism.ca for exact dates, times and event information (Please note that event dates are subject to change). JANUARY Old Fashioned Outdoor Skating Party

APRIL Okotoks & District Chamber of Commerce Trade & Lifestyle Show Kite Festival MAY Picnic at the Piano JUNE Rotary Soap Box Derby Senior’s Week Tea Okotoks Parade & Children’s Festival

AUGUST

BuskersFest

Show & Shine

Picnic at the Piano

Chili Fest

Sidewalk Saturdays

Picnic at the Piano

Junk in the Trunk Sales

Off the Vine Wine Fest Sidewalk Saturdays Junk in the Trunk Sales

FEBRUARY Winter Walk Day

SEPTEMBER

Family Day

Harvest Festival Alberta Culture Days Roots and Blues Festival Sidewalk Saturdays OCTOBER Picnic at the Piano Okotober Food Fest NOVEMBER JULY Canada Day

Light Up Okotoks! Foothills Holiday Roadshow-Christmas Market

Michela Sheedy Michela Sheedy is dedicated to writing songs that speak from the heart, pouring honesty and grit into lyrics that get straight to the point. “When I listen to songs, I don’t like fluffy lyrics. The songs that move me cut deep and hit spots that make you feel things that you don’t feel on a day-to-day basis, often times they even make you feel things that you don’t want to feel.” Try to be lucky enough to catch one of Sheedy’s performances –

Teddy Bear Picnic

DECEMBER

check her website michelasheedy.com or social media

Taste of Okotoks

Christmas Picnic at the Piano on the ice

@michelasheedy to see where she’s playing next.

Picnic at the Piano

Skate with Santa

Sidewalk Saturdays

Kid’s New Year’s Eve Party

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HIDDEN GEMS TRIBAL CONNECTION MARKET 41 McRae Street - 403.995.1898 Unique café and fair-trade items from around the world. Live music throughout the year. HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday - Saturday 9:30 am to 5:30 pm Sunday & statutory holidays 11 am to 5 pm HOME GROUND COFFEE & ROASTING HOUSE 22 N Railway Street - 403.995.9948 Local café with in-house roasted coffee and fresh sandwiches.

Tyler Langdon

HOURS OF OPERATION:

After learning to make violins at the Violin Making

Fine frozen treats.

Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 9 pm Saturday 9 am to 4 pm Sunday Closed BIG DIPPER ICE CREAM SHOP 67 McRae Street - 403.650.8443

School of America in Salt Lake City, restoration work and maintenance on violins naturally followed for

94 TAKE THE CAKE BAKERY

luthier Tyler Langdon. At his shop, Langdon Strings,

94 Elma Street - 403.757-1090

on North Railway Street in downtown Okotoks, the focus

Where cake, cupcakes and cookies are art.

is on bowed instruments (violin, viola, cello, and bass).

Specialty coffees. Baking classes offered.

“It’s really wonderful to work with similar tools to the ones used 300 years ago, it’s really a balance between architecture and art, trying to make or restore something so that it is not just beautiful looking but also musically responsive.” As well as playing with the Calgary

HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday 8 am to 5 pm Tuesday - Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Saturday & Sunday 10 am to 4 pm

Civic Symphony, and the Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra, he can also be spotted playing with his family band, The Spokeshaves.

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APPRECIATING LOCAL TALENT This book was created with the cooperation of nine local Okotoks’ artists. Their work was intregal to the design of the 2018 Okotoks Visitor and Activities Guide. Thank you to the following artists for their creativity to contributions in this guide.

BRETTYN ROSE

PAUL RASPORICH

Musician Portrait brettynrose.com | Page 21

The Wrangler (2017) paulrasporich.com | Inside Front Cover

Canada 150 Celebtrations westernwheel.com | Page 21

Artist Portrait with David paulrasporich.com | Page 11

Hockey Game National Anthem instagram:@brettynrosemusic | Page 21

Midnight Feeding (1993) paulrasporich.com | Page 11

DEWDNEY PLAYERS

TANYA RYAN

Dewdney Outdoor okotoks.com | Page 16

Musician Portrait instagram:@tanyaryanmusic | Page 12

Dewdney One Act Play okotoks.com | Page 16

CBC Calgary Food Bank Drive facebook:@tanyaryanmusic | Page 12

JENNIFER STABLES

Performing with Drew Gregory facebook:@tanyaryanmusic Page 12

Okotoks Parade (2017) shop.jennydaledesigns.com | Cover Artist Portrait jennydaledesigns.com | Page 6

Above the Bar (2016) paulrasporich.com | Page 11

Chickadee (2017) shop.jennydaledesigns.com | Page 6

TYLER LANGDON

Greenie The Wheat King (2017) shop.jennydaledesigns.com | Page 6

Cello gets new “Perfection Pegs” langdonstrings.com | Page 32

LEE KVERN Author Portrait leekvern.com | Page 26

A Very Young Violin gets a coat of finish (series) langdonstrings.com | Page 32

VIRGINI SENDEN Multicoloured Dahlia Love (2018) virgini-art.com | Page 7

MICHELA SHEEDY

Spring Blooms II (2018) virgini-art.com | Page 7

Musician Portrait facebook: @michelasheedymusic | Page 31

Last Warm Days At Lake Louise (2017) virgini-art.com | Page 7

Flames National Anthem instagram:@michelasheedy | Page 31

Artist Portrait virgini-art.com | Page 7

Performing facebook: @michelasheedymusic | Page 31

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Th-Sat 11am-5pm Extra hours in December,

M-F 9am-8pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm

Your foothills jeweller for 28 years. Unique, one of a kind heirlooms. Exclusive Canadian Maple Leaf Diamond Dealer. On site Master Goldsmith. “Your imagination is our only Limitation” M-F 10am - 6pm, Sat 10am - 5pm

Balance Everywear, a women’s activewear boutique and wellness centre, provides women a unique opportunity to treat themselves to exclusive, limited edition activewear. We provide a safe, welcoming ‘Movement Room’ for private/ partner and small group adult yoga/Pilates classes M-F 10am - 5pm, Sat 11am - 5pm

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A one of a kind shop. Featuring beautifully displayed new & vintage decor, handcrafted jewelery, candles & wonderful gifts.

A year-round artisan market featuring a wide range of locally crafted items. With an ever-changing stock, Created is your local hub for unique, handmade products.

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Experience an adventure like no other. Discover unique gifts including vintage, up-cycled, consignment, handmade, local artisans and the finest teas & soaps

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M,Tu,W, F 10am-6pm, Th 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-5pm

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403-917-1445 | 33 Elma St. www.linehamhousegalleries.com  Art   |    Artful Living   |   Antiques

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Finishing Touches is an ever-changing wonder with decorative home accents, seasonal decor & locally made furniture. Helping people one season at a time.

A charming boutique for women of style. Purveyors of eclectic apparel, footwear and jewelry

M-F 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5:30pm, Sun 12-4pm

M-F 10am-5:30pm, Sat 10am-5pm

Okotoks’ newest fine art gallery and creative event space representing local, Calgary and area artists and artisans. Group shows rotate with artists, authors and musicians providing demos and entertainment late nite Thursdays. Tu-F 12-5pm, Th 5-8pm ‘Late Night’, Sat 11am-5pm

Man of Distinction is the only mens consignment clothing store in Southern Alberta. Bringing exclusive brands and savings into one store. We carry everything from athletic to casual wear, jeans, suits, footwear and accessories. M-Sat 10am-5pm, Th 10am-7pm ‘Late Night’ @distinctionokotoks

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KINDER COTTAGE

MINT + MAPLE

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403-938-9348 | 49 Elizabeth St. Bay 16 www.homeworksinteriors.ca

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Your one stop design shop! We carry a full array of contemporary home decor and accessories, wallpaper, blinds, draperies, fabrics, furniture and so much more!

We are a locally owned secondhand maternity, kids clothing, toys and baby furniture store. We thrive to help those families in need with affordable prices.

mint + maple is a specialty shop that focuses on women and men’s clothing, accessories including handbags and jewelry, homegoods, and giftware.

A truly unique & magical place to explore! Gifts for all ages and all interests! Toys, books, crafts, science kits, board games, puzzles & much much more!

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OKOTOKS ART GALLERY

The Okotoks Art Gallery exhibits fine art & is also the Visitor Information Centre. Located beside the Okotoks Museum & Archives. M-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun and Holidays 12-5pm Winter: Tu-Sat 10am-5pm Closed Sundays, Mondays and Holidays.

Come in and sample over 70 world class oils & vinegars, imported from all over the world. Perfect for salads, bread dippers, marinades, sauces, and desserts. An easy way to make healthy, flavourful, delicious meals. M-F 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12pm-4pm

Locally owned & operated Ladies Designer Clothing Boutique. New arrivals almost daily, so you’ll discover something special! M-Sat 10am-5:30pm

Unique shopping with “Fair Trade” products from around the World. Enjoy our coffee & lattes, light lunches and even wine! M-W 9:30am-5:30pm, Th-F 9:30am-8pm Sat 9:30am-5:30pm, Sun 11am-5pm

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Rhoda’s Elegance Again is a ladies consignment store serving the foothills with designer brands at discounted prices for over 14 years. M-Sat 10am-5pm, Thur 10am-7pm @rhodasokotoks

Located in a 1906 sandstone general store, Rumpled Quilt Skins offers sewing machines, fabric, notions, thread, machine service and classes. M-F 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 12am-4pm

Classic style with an edge. Located on the historical Elma Street West. Specializing in women’s clothing, jewelry and accessories, with many lines proudly made in Canada.

We carry beautiful yarns and supplies for all your knitting and crocheting needs!

Tu-Sat 11am-5pm

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A full-service Salon & Spa in the heart of Okotoks for over 27 years. Our staff of 43 consists of Hairstylists, Estheticians and Registered Massage Therapists. Open Sunday and no tipping please! M-F 8am-9pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 8am-9pm

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403-982-4325 | 21 Railway St. www.healingelements.ca

We are your local eyecare team, dedicated to providing families with their eye health and visual needs. We offer a wide range of products to meet any style and budget. T-W 9am-6pm, Th 9am-8pm, M,Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-1pm Jul/Aug: Tu,W, F Normal Hrs Jul/Aug: Th 9am-7pm, Sat CLOSED

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Healing Elements Acupuncture provides acupuncture to help you feel better. Contact us today for a free 15 minute consultation. ‘We have a needle for that.’

Marrying old town coziness and friendliness with the best talent and most reliable hair care service in the foothills. Operating in Okotoks since 1985, this is a salon you can trust with your hair.

M 8am-10pm, 2pm-5pm Tu Th 11am-2pm, 4:30pm-9pm W 9am-12pm, 2pm-4:30pm, F 9:30am-1pm

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Environmentally Friendly Ammonia Free Salon. Our motivated and experienced team of stylists look forward to creating the perfect look for you. Walk-ins welcome. Family friendly! NEW-Manicures & Pedicures by Michelle! Open Tuesday - Saturday

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Breakfast (all day) • Lunch • Dinner Open Tuesday to Saturday, 9 AM to 8 PM

26 McRae Street, Okotoks • 403-938-1777

403-650-8443 | 67 McRae St. www.bigdipper.ca | @icecreamokotoks bigdipperokotoks@gmail.com Come visit and be pleasantly surprised by our exceptional selection, friendly service, and laid-back atmosphere. Chill out with us - where we call home and you get more for less! M-F 1pm-9pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-9pm

Lunch: M - Sat 11:30am - 2pm Sun Brunch 10am - 2:00pm Dinner: M- Th Sun 4:30pm - 10pm  Fri- Sat 4:30pm - 11pm

403-995-4454 | 1, 49 Elizabeth St. roland@sweetgrassdeli.com www.sweetgrassdeli.com

Winner of Best 2017 Breakfast & Burgers by Zomato. 2016 Best Cuisine and World’s Best Wonton by Trip Advisor. Voted 2014 Alberta’s Best Fish n Chips by Urban Spoon. 2017 specialty fish & chips by Yelp.

Enjoy our wonderful breakfast & lunch menus featuring daily specials. Homemade soups & salads, fresh sandwiches, tourtiere, meat pies, desserts & more!

Tu-Sat 9am-8pm

M-F 7am-4pm, Sat 7am-3pm

GRAND CENTRAL BAR & GRILL

BISTRO 1882

THE BRITISH CHIPPY

YUME SUSHI

403-938-0929 | 9, 49 Elizabeth St. grandcentralbar@telus.net www.grandcentralokotoks.ca

403-938-2224 | 52 North Railway St. hello@bistro1882.com www.bistro1882.com

587-757-9995 | 94 Elizabeth St. www.thebritishchippy.com

403-982-9891 | 97 Elizabeth St. www.yumesushiokotoks.com

British Style Fish & Chips using our Grandmother’s Recipes, Organic Potatoes, Wild Caught Fish and Non GMO Oil. Fully Licensed Restaurant and Take-Out. Largest outdoor patio in Okotoks! Tu-Sat 11:30am-2pm and 4:30-8pm, Sun 4:30-7pm

Come and enjoy some lip-smacking dishes made with fresh ingredients! We offer some fantastic Japanese food including sushi, sashimi, tempura, teriyaki and more! A la carte and All you can eat menu are available! M-Holidays 4:30-9pm, Tu-Sat 11:30am-9pm

Okotoks’ one stop destination spot! Daily food & drink specials, VLT gaming, pool tables & TVs. Featuring a full menu!

Homemade, European style dining in an intimate, casual atmosphere. Gluten free and Vegetarian options. Family owned and operated.  Reservations recommended.

M-Sun 10:30am-Late

Tu-Sat Lunch 11am-2:30pm, Tu-Sat Dinner 5:30pm-Close

Sun 12:00-9pm

& DINING

WINING

Big Rock Inn is a family restaurant serving delicious Chinese food over 30 years and daily buffet 7 days a week. Okotoks most established restaurant.

403-938-1777 | 26 McRae St. mrspudcafe@gmail.com

WINING

& DINING

OPEN SEASONALLY

403-938-6611 | 101 Elizabeth St. www.bigrockinn.ca


94 / TAKE THE CAKE

CONVERGE STUDIOS

587-757-1090 | 94 Elma St. www.ninetyfour.ca

Print & Web Design for Olde Towne Okotoks

Custom art cakes and baked goods! Made fresh, from scratch, daily. We’re in the heart of downtown Okotoks; 94 is a cozy, classy coffee house. A perfect place to connect.

WINING

& DINING

M 8:30am-5pm, T-F 8:30-5:30pm, Sat, Sun 10am-4pm

A highly trained network of the best creative professionals from the Okotoks & Foothills area. Specializing in Print & Web Design and providing company branding solutions. 587-896-2370 www.convergestudios.ca

IMAGINE BIG IN A SMALL TOWN

www.okotokstourism.ca

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GRAPHIC DESIGN BY AdMaki Creative: 403.949.3343 - admaki.ca Please recycle this book when you’re finished with it.

2018 Okotoks Visitor and Activities Guide  

Welcome to our community of arts, activities and culture! Okotoks is ideally located next to the meandering Sheep River, within easy access...

2018 Okotoks Visitor and Activities Guide  

Welcome to our community of arts, activities and culture! Okotoks is ideally located next to the meandering Sheep River, within easy access...

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