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A great way to explore the city of Okotoks is by taking in the culture through various attractions. The Okotoks Art Gallery is a great place to start. It’s an art gallery reflecting the town’s dynamic energy and creativity. Since Okotoks is a progressive town with an importance on the vibrant art scene, it’s a popular attraction.

The popular gallery features exhibitions, a gift shop and a Visitor Information Centre for those new to the area. If you’re ready to experience the art scene of Okotoks, check out Okotoks Art Gallery at 53rd North Railway Street.

About Okotoks Art Gallery

The Okotoks Art Gallery is located in the historic 1929 CPR Railway Station. Inside, the gallery features two gallery space containing exhibitions, an area serving

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Olde Towne Okotoks provides a number or unique businesses, events and so much more. From the boutique shopping to the incredible festivals, this is a very lively place to be. Here's what you will discover when you visit Olde Towne Okotoks.

Shops

Plenty of unique shops are found throughout this area. Many are located on Elizabeth, Elma, North Railway or McRae streets. Some of the top choices include:

  • Okotoks Art Gallery - 53 North Railway Street
  • I've Been Framed - 4 McRae Street
  • Coco Rouge - 48 North Railway Street
  • On Tap Oil & vinegar - 22 McRae Street
  • Rhoda's Elegance - 49 Elizabeth Street
  • Monkey Mountain Toys & Games - 30 McRae Street
  • Tribal Connection Market - 41 McRae Street
  • And Many More!

Whether you are

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The Okotoks Dawns Baseball team provides plenty of fun and entertainment every easy. They play at Seaman Stadium in the WMBL. The team has even been the champions four times including 2004, 2007, 2008 and 2009. Here's what you can expect from this baseball team.

Seaman Stadium

The stadium has a capacity for 3,000 fans and provides a natural grass surface. It was constructed in 2007 and provides a full service minor league level stadium with a 45-foot by 30toof scoreboard. Duvernay Fieldhouse was added to the complex in 2009 to give the team a full size, indoor place for training. It includes a full Filed Turf Infield, six batting cages, four movable mounds and two permanent mounds.

History

The Dawgs started playing in 1995 as a no-profit

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Found about 35 minutes to the south of Calgary, The Millarville Racing & Agricultural Society provides something a bit different. It's a great place for family events, such as the seasonal Millarville Farmers Market. The facility provides plenty more than just a farmers market, however.

Facilities

The Millarville Racing & Agricultural Society provides plenty of facilities for rent for your event. Choose from:

  • The Millarville Racetrack Hall - Holds up to 200 people and works well for receptions
  • The Riding Arena - For members, local clubs and those looking to rent for equine activities. It's 185-feet by 85-feet.
  • Concession Building - Used for MRAS events and provides public washrooms
  • Campground - Used often in conjunction with
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The owners of Spruce Meadows believe in providing a facility that possesses a one-of-a-kind experience for individuals. This is accomplished by offering a gathering place to meet friends and enjoy horse racing at its best. Spruce Meadows is much more than just a horse track. It is a place for holding events. This facility is known world wide for their show jumping endeavours.

Tournaments

This year alone, beginning in Febuary and running through the Okotoberfest tournament, there will be an amazing $6 million award money given. Horsemen from all around come to participate in the tournaments held at Spruce Meadows.

Upcoming tournaments include:

  • Nationals from June 3rd to June 7th – Those attending can enjoy shopping, art walk, pony rides,
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Alberta’s portion of the Rockey Mountains provides a varied landscape, which includes wooded areas and grassy plains. The climate is typically mild, and a large number of animals can be found in this area. Possessing these factors, early settlers from the 1880s were drawn to this area. It was perfect for cattle to graze upon.

Neighbouring towns are linked by The Cowboy Trail. This is a paved trail that runs from Cardston to Mayethorpe. Those who live in the area still possess the characteristics that early settlers had. You will learn about the history, view art, taste food, be greeted to stay overnight, and generally meet friendly folks who enjoy the area they live in.

As you travel along, you will get a glimpse of real cowboys rounding up

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Proudly serving the Okotoks area, Crystal Ridge Family Golfing is much more than just a golf course. It is a priority to the owners and staff to continually reach out to the community. With pleasure, they provide a golf centre that is ideal for the whole family. Crystal Ridge Family Golfing makes it easy to enjoy a day playing golf.

The course and surrounding areas of the facility are cared for by Countryside Landscapes and Garden Center. The grounds are stunning, and provide a peaceful backdrop for a relaxing day out. Crystal Ridge has been recognized as an award winning golf course.

This course offers 9 holes, but provides 8 tee boxes per hole. This allows players to be challenged, and improve their golfing skills. Those who enjoy playing 18

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Come on down to the Saskatoon Farm. There is loads to see, and fun activities to get involved in. You can enjoy a leisurely stroll or pick your own berries. There is nothing like getting outdoors and enjoying mother nature.

Picking Berries

Enjoy delicious berries grown on a 50 acre plot, and ready to be picked. Picking begins in the middle of July to the first week of August. For those just entering the picking plot, there is a $2 fee, as no one can walk by without having a taste of these delicious berries.

Pails are supplied for picking, and it cost $14 per 4 litre ice cream pail, which is approximately 5 pounds. Also, there is pre-picked berries available for $20 per 4 litre ice cream pail. While the berry picking season is occurring, the

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The Okotoks Family Resource Centre is designed to give back to the community by joining together with a variety of services. It is based on bringing families and individuals closer, while structuring a society then is healthy.

In addition, this centre allows better access to services within the community. In 2000, the Okotoks Family Resource Centre opened, and continues to serve all of Okotoks including Black Dimond, Turner Valley and the Municipal District of Foothills.

Offerings

It is OFRC goal to give assistance and design programs to help with parenting, child development, financial stress, family support, poverty, emotional stresses and mental health problems. There are a variety of programs designed to help you with daily life.

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Kayben Farms has been serving the Okotoks area since 1998. They provide a variety of offerings which includes trees, fruits, landscaping services for residential and commercial. It is a place that many turn to for their landscaping and gardening needs. There is even a café, which is open seasonally. Here are some of the offerings that you will find at Kayben Farms in Okotoks.

Trees

There are a variety of trees that are offered, including Colorado spruce, pine and deciduous. You will also find a large selection of fruit trees, ornamentals, and shrubs. Each year, the selections at Kayben Farms increases in their offerings.

Trees are not only beautiful, they are an investment that will bring value to your property. When you have a question,

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