Every Friday. The Legion holds a Friday night BarBQ every Friday night from 6-7pm. Membership not required. We serve steak for $10.00 and burgers for $8.00 with all the fixings of potatoes, beans, salad and garlic bread. Families are welcome, 114 5th Avenue West.
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)
Every Sunday. Historic Walking Tours – Free – depart at 2 p.m. June through September. Facilitated by volunteers from the Cochrane Historical Preservation Society (CHAPS) and VIC staff volunteers. Tour is easy walking on sidewalk surfaces. Groups larger than 6- 15ppl please pre-register. Tours begin at the Cochrane Visitor Information Centre 521- 1st Street West For more information (VIC)
July 1, 2018: Canada Day Pancake Breakfast, Royal Canadian Legion, 114 5th Avenue West, featuring live country music performance Pancake Breakfast from 9:00 – 11:00 am. $3 for Adults. $2 for Children 6-12. Free for Kids 5 and under. The Canada Day Flag Raising Ceremony begins at 11:00 am, followed by live entertainment.
July 1, 2018: Empty Bowls Fundraiser, at Addie’s Creative Fabrics on Main Street, 420 1 St W. 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Fundraising for the Food Bank in Cochrane. Get a bowl and a small meal at one of our participating locations for a $20 donation. Reminding us of the hunger that is very real to many Cochranites. All Profits go to support our local food bank.
July 1, 2018: The Canada Day Community Festival at Mitford Park. Cochrane Area Events Society is hosting a jam-packed family festival to celebrate Canada’s birthday. For more details and event schedule (CAES)
July 1, 2018: Canada Day at Calaway Park, 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)
July 1, 2018: Airsoft Big Game, Capture the Flag Paintball & Airsoft. Take Hwy 1A west of Cochrane to Hwy #40 and travel 22 km north (403-932-9510 www.capturetheflag.com)
July 12, 2018: Amperage Energy Stampede Breakfast, 8:00 – 11:00 am, 307 1st Street East. 50/50 draw in support of the Kidney March campaign.
July 12, 2018: Pancake Breakfast, Boys & Girls Club of Cochrane, 111 5th Avenue West, 7:00 – 11:00 am. Donations welcome. Bring your own plate and cutlery to be entered into a draw. (www.bgccochrane.ca)
July 14, 2018: Clubhouse Art Walk – 9:30 am – 1:30 pm. Map Featuring. At the Clubhouse located at Historic Cochrane Ranche, local artists show and sell their work, giving Cochrane and area art lovers the opportunity to meet the artists and learn about their creations. Cochrane Clubhouse
July 21, 2018: Celebrate Parks Day with family activities at Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park. Family activities are free but donations are welcome! The park is located 4 kms from Cochrane. Access is on Glenbow Road off Hwy 1A. (403-851-9053 or visit www.grpf.ca)
July 19, 2018: Cochrane Street Market, on 1st Street West, 5:00 – 9:00 pm. The Cochrane Farmers’ Market in partnership with the Historic Downtown Cochrane businesses invite you to experience a unique shopping experience in our Historic Downtown. Enjoy market vendors, artisans, food trucks, music, buskers and late night shopping at local businesses. (www.cochranefarmersmarket.ca)
July 19, 2018: Cochrane and Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament, Brewster’s Kananaskis Golf Course, 12:00 – 7:00 pm. (includes golf, carts, dinner and prizing) Open to Members and Nonmembers but note only 64 are guaranteed. (Click to register)
July 21, 2018: Medieval Day at Cochrane Public Library, 405 Railway Street West, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Free admission. Pretend sword fighting and jousting for kids. Demos. Food trucks and vendors tents. Dress in Medieval garb and receive a ribbon! Fun for ALL ages! (403-932-4353)
July 21 – 22, 2018: Dressage Show, Cochrane Agricultural Society Grounds (northwest corner of Hwys 1A and 22). Spectators Welcome. (www.cochraneagsociety.com)
July 21 – 22, 2018: Extreme Cowboy Show, Cochrane Agricultural Society Grounds (northwest corner of Hwys 1A and 22). Spectators Welcome. (www.cochraneagsociety.com)
July 22, 2018: “Crazy for Corvids”, On-Site Talk 1 pm – 3 pm at the Alberta Institute of Wildlife Conservation. Ravens, crows, jays and magpies are often regarding as pest species, yet are some of the most intelligent bird species around. This on-site talk focuses on their complex social structures, problem solving abilities, and the challenges that such clever animals present for local wildlife rehabilitators! A tour of sections of the AIWC facility will follow this presentation. For more information. (Alberta Institute of Wildlife Conservation)