May 2- June 21 - Robert Scott: Copper Slagg, Art Gallery of Swift Current
May 9 - High Tea, Lyric Theatre, Swift Current
May 16-17 - Speedy Creek Racing: Season opener, Kinetic Park, Swift Current
May 20 - Write out loud with James Daschuk, Lyric Theatre
May 23 - Cody Snyder PBR Invitational, Credit Union i-plex, Swift Current
May 29 - Swift Current Indians baseball home opener, Mitchell Field
June 6-7 - Chaplin Shorebird Festival & Fundraiser, Chaplin
June 7 - Picnic ‘Inn’ the Park, Riverside Park, Swift Current
June 18-21 - Long Day’s Night Music Festival, Windscape Kite Field, Swift Current
June 19-20 - Summer Solstice d’ete Festival, Gravelbourg
June 20 - Windscape Kite Festival, Windscape Kite Field, Swift Current
June 25-28 - Frontier Days Fair & Rodeo
June 25-28 - Show Window of the Southwest
June 27 - Saskatoonberry Festival, Mortlach
June 27-August 22 - “Anthropods,” Art Gallery of Swift Current
July 4th - Ranch Rodeo, Maple Creek
July 7-September 7 - Southwest Open Art Exhibition, West Wing Gallery, Kinetic Park, Swift Current
July 5 - Cowboy poetry - Doc’s Town, Kinetic Park, Swift Current
July 9-12 - Chautauqua Theatre Festival, Lyric Theatre
July 15-17 - Cowtown Rodeo, Maple Creek
July 16-19 - Boomtown Days & Stampede, Shaunavon
July 19 - Antique Tractor and Classic Car display, Doc’s Town
July 21 - RCMP Musical Ride at Fort Walsh National Historic Site
July 24-26 - Sleep Under the Stars Party & Concert Weekend – Grasslands National Park
July 25-26 - DroneFest – Antelope Lake Regional Park
July 26 - 21st Annual Watermelon Festival, Mennonite Heritage Village, Swift Current
July 31 - August 2 - Herbert Stampede, Herbert
July 31 - August 1 - Frenchman River Gospel Jamboree, Shaunavon
August 13-16 - Sask Summer Star Party – Cypress Hills
August 13-17 - Fossil Fever (East Block, Grasslands National Park)
August 14-16 - Badlands Blast Weekend – Grasslands National Park (East Block)
August 14-16 - Eliminators Car Club Annual Riverside Run, Riverside Park
September 8 - October 30 - Spirit of the Boreal Forest
September 25-27 - Ranchman’s Ridin’ & Recitin’ - Kinetic Park
May 9-10: Montana Spartan Race, Flathead Lake Lodge near Bigfork. Contact: 406-758-2809
May 10: Art on Tap, Mothers Day Event, The Loft. Missoula. Contact: www.artontapmissoula.com
May 22-24: Bigfork Whitewater Festival, Swan River. Contact: http://www.bigforkwhitewaterfestival.com
May 30: Kalispell Artists and Craft Fair, Red Lion Hotel, Kalispell. Contact: 403-751-5050.
May 30: Heroes @ Home BBQ & Music Festival, Fort Missoula. Missoula. Contact: http://destinationmissoula.org
June 28: Missoula MADE Fair, Caras Park. Missoula. Contact: http://destinationmissoula.org
June 28: Free Symphony in the Park, Billings Symphony Orchestra, Pioneer Park, Billings. Contact: http://www.billingssymphony.com
June 19-20: 2nd Annual Cowtown BBQ Cook Off, Miles City Ranch Rodeo, Mosquito Festival. Miles City. Contact: 406-234-2890.
June 19-21: 26th Annual Lewis & Clark Festival, Gibson Park, Great Falls. Contact: 406-452-5661 or www.lewisandclarkfoundation.org
June 21: Last Best Solstice, Art on the River, Clark Fork Riverfront Trail, Missoula. Contact: http://www.missoulacultural.org/last-best-solstice/
June 25-28: BearPaw Round-Up PRCA Rodeo, Chinook County. Contact: http://www.chinookmontana.com
June 26-28: Whitefish Woody Weekend IV, antique and classic wooden boat show, Whitefish Lake. Contact: 406-862-5085
June 26 – 28: Annual Fort Benton Summer Celebration, Fort Benton. Contact: 406-622-2013
June 27: Monster Truck Rally, Eastern MT Fairgrounds, Miles City. Contact: 406-234-2890.
July 4: Ice Cream Social, Conrad Mansion Museum. Contact: http://www.conradmansion.com/OldFashionedIceCreamSocial.html
July 9-12: Blaine County Fair, Chinook. http://blainecountyfair.net
July 9-12: 64th Annual North American Indian Days, Browning. Contact: http://www.blackfeetcountry.com/naid.html
July 10-12: Montana Folk Festival, Butte. Contact: http://montanafolkfestival.com
July 11: 2nd Annual Dutch Oven Cook-Off, Range Riders Museum. Miles City. Contact: 406-234-2890.
July 11: Saddles and Spurs, celebrating National Day of the Cowboy, C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls. Contact: 406-727-8787
July 18-26: Great Falls Race Meet, Horse racing. Montana ExpoPark, Great Falls. Contact: 403-727-4249.
July 23-26: The Event at Rebecca Farm, Kalispell. Contact: http://www.rebeccafarm.org
July 24-Aug. 1: Montana State Fair, Montana ExpoPark, Great Falls. Contact: 406-727-8900 or http://www.montanastatefair.com
Aug. 7-9: Huckleberry Days - 26th Annual Arts Festival, Whitefish. Contact: 406-862-3501.
Aug. 8: 34th Annual Swan Lake Huckleberry Festival, 8 am – 4 pm, Swan Lake Day Park. Contact: 406-837-2061.
Aug. 11-16: The Fair Western Montana, Fairgrounds, Missoula. Contact: http://www.missoulafairgrounds.com
Aug. 19-22: Eastern Montana Fair, Eastern MT Fairgrounds, Miles City. Contact: 406-234-2890.
Aug. 19-23: Northwest Montana Fair, Flathead County Fairgrounds, Kalispell. Contact: 406-758-5810.
Aug. 25: Glacier National Park Fee Free Day, Glacier National Park.
Aug. 28: River City Roots Fest., Caras Park, Missoula. Contact: http://rivercityrootsfestival.com
Aug. 29: Farm to Table, Miles City. Contact: 406-234-2890.
Sept. 11-13: Cowboy Mounted Shooting, Majestic Valley Arena, Kalispell. Contact: 406-755-5366.
Sept. 12: Dirty Dash 5K Mud Obstacle Run, 9 am – noon. Flying H Stables, Missoula. Contact: http://thedirtydash.com
Sept.12-13: Dragon Boat Festival, Flathead Lake, Bigfork. Contact: 406-758-2809.
Sept. 13: Germanfest, 2-6 pm, Caras Park, Missoula. Contact: http://www.missoulacultural.org/germanfest/
Sept.19: Clean Energy Fair, Caras Park, Missoula.Contact: http://montanarenewables.org/clean-energy-fair/
Sept. 24-26: Great Northwest Oktoberfest, Depot Park, Whitefish. Contact: 406-862-3501.
Sept. 26: Glacier National Park Fee Free Day, Glacier National Park.
May 4-10: Wings Over the Rockies Bird Festival, takes place in Radium, Brisco, Edgewater, Windermere, Panorama, Fairmont and Canal Flats. Contact: 888-342-2473, www.wingsovertherockies.org
May 8-10: Creston Valley Bird Festival, 9 am - 4 pm, Creston Wildlife Centre, Creston. Contact: 250-402-6905, www.crestonvalleybirds.ca
May 9: Kootenay Children’s Festival, 10 am – 4 pm, Baker Field, Cranbrook. Contact: 250-417-4061, www.cranbrookchamber.com
May 15–18: Creston Valley Blossom Festival, Creston. Contact: 250-428-2214, www.blossomfestival.ca
May 16-Oct. 12: Radium Hot Springs Glass Art Show & Sale, daily in lobby of Radium Hot Springs Pool. Contact: 250-347-9485
June 5-7: Castlegar Sun Fest, Castlegar. Contact: www.castlegarculture.com
June 6: Kootenay Krusher Mountain Bike Race, Radium Hot Springs. Contact: 1-877-647-4525
June 18-26: Sam Steele Days, Cranbrook. Contact: www.samsteeledays.org
June 20-Sept. 12: Invermere Farmers Market, downtown Invermere, every Saturday. Contact: 250-342-5138
June 26-27: Wildcat Days, Elkford. Contact: Toll Free 877-355-9453
June 26-27: Wildcat Days, Elkford. Contact: Toll Free 877-355-9453
July 5-Sept. 6: Fernie Mountain Market & Sunday Socials, Rotary Park and downtown, every Sunday from 10 am – 4 pm, Fernie. Contact: 250-423-6868. www.tourismfernie.com
July 12-18: 2015 Canadian National Hang Gliding Championships, Mount 7 Launch Site and Golden Eco Ranch, Golden. Contact: http://www.tourismgolden.com
July 25: Kootenay Festival, Castlegar. Contact: Toll Free 877-355-9453. Contact: www.kootenayfestival.com
Aug. 2: Columbia Valley Tour of the Arts, a walking tour in Invermere. Contact: 250-342-4423
Aug. 22-23: Invermere Music Fest, outdoor waterfront music festival on shores of Lake Windermere. Contact: 250-342-4423, www.invermeremusicfest.com
Sept. 11-12: Creston Valley Fall Fair, Creston. Contact: 250-428-2920, www.crestonvalleyfallfair.com
Sept. 18-20: Axis Mundi Harvest, celebration of music and culture, Revelstoke. Contact: 888-214-6599
Sept. 19-20: Six in the Stix Mountain Bike Festival, Cranbrook. Contact: 250-427-0021, www.RMEvents.com
May 11 - Joel Plaskett, Esplanade
May 12 - Gerry Dee Stand-up Comedy Tour, Esplanade
May 14 - Market at Medalta - runs every Thursday from 4:30-8:30 p.m.
May 14 - Los Lonely Boys, Esplanade
May 16 - Medicine Hat Farmers’ Market, runs every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
May 23 - Country Gospel Jamboree
May 24 - 4H Cactus Country District Horse Show
June 5-7 - Spectrum Festival
June 7 - Conquer the Coulee
June 11-14 - WPCA Chuckwagon Races
June 12-14 - Redcliff Days
June 21 - Bow Island Children’s Festival
June 21-28 - JazzFest
July 1 - Canada Day/Sandfly Festival
July 2 - Artwalk: Roving Art Reception
July 18 - Chili Cook-off
July 17-18 - Medicine Hat All-Breed Horse Show
July 22-25 - 128th Annual Exhibition & Stampede
July 22 - Summer Stampede Trade Show
July 22 - Trooper, Kim Mitchell and Prism, Stampede Night Show
July 23 - Dallas Smith - Stampede Night Show
July 24 - Ranch Horse Competition & Sale
July 25 - Martina McBride - Stampede Night Show
August 14-16 - Chalk Art Festival, Downtown Medicine Hat
August 15 - Hilda Mug Bog
August 28-29 - Downtown Car Show
September 8 - Queen - ‘It’s a Kinda Magic’ tribute
September 24 - Tragically Hip, Events Centre
September 25 - Artwalk: Roving Art Reception
May 14-17 14th Annual Haven Agencies Invitational Baseball Tournament featuring the Vauxhall Academy of Baseball Jets at Jets Stadium in Vauxhall. Call Les McTavish at 403-654-4606 or 403-382-8869 for more information.
June 6 - Taber Relay for Life at St. Patrick’s School from noon until midnight. An event of fun and fellowship in the fight against cancer. For more information, call Scott Paterson at 403-317-4658.
June 27 - Summer Craft Show, Raymond Seniors Centre. Contact Pam Stringam at 403-752-4806 or 403-715-4138.
July 1 - Vauxhall Canada Day celebrations rival those of towns much larger with various activities starting off with a morning pancake breakfast. Call Vauxhall town office at 403-654-2174 for more information.
July 2 - Sept. 24 - Farmer’s Market starts July 2 and goes every Thursday over the summer at the Taber Agri-Plex which features numerous vendors in the lobby and bar are from 5- 7 p.m. Call 403-223-9539 for more details or log onto www.taberagplex.com.
July 3-5 - Outdoor Taber Pro Rodeo with performances at 6 p.m. on the Friday and Saturday with a Sunday performance at 2 p.m. on the outdoor rodeo grounds situated one-and-a-half miles north of Highway 3 on Highway 864 (M.D. Park Road). Call 403-223-9583 for more information.
July 27 - Mud Nutz Mud Bog, Temple Hill Motorcycle Park, Raymond. Contact Rich Johnson at 403-330-3424 or visit http://www.chinookmudracing.com/#!raymond-mud-bog/c18r5.
August 27-29 - Come join us for the largest free festival in southern Alberta. Contact the Taber and District Chamber of Commerce at 403-223-2265 or log onto www.destinationtaber.com for more details of what the festival entails.
August 28 - Taber Exhibition Association Cornfest Rodeo goes all day at the Taber Agri-Plex. Call 403-223-9539 for more details or log onto www.taberagplex.com.
May 14-16 - Calgary New Music Festival
May 14-June 14 - Your Town is Our Town, photography exhibit, Lougheed House
May 16 - Regency Springtime Ball, Fairmont Palliser Hotel
May 16-18 - Heritage Park Opening Weekend
May 20-23 - Calgary International Children’s Festival
May 23-24 - Festival of Quilts, Heritage Park
May 28-June 7 - FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival
May 29-Sept. 5 - The Wizard of Oz, Rosebud Theatre
May 29-May 31 - Love Potion No. 9, Cowtown Opera Company
May 31 - MEC Bikefest
May 31 - Lilac Festival
June 6 - July 4 - FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada, 2015
June 10 - Pops in the Park, Calgary Philarmonic Orchestra, Heritage Park
June 12-27 - Suncore Energy Stage One Festival, Lunchbox Theatre
June 18 - Behind the Curtain Artist Gallery and Trade Show
June 24 - 28 - Sled Island Music Festival
June 26 - TEDxYYC, Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons
June 27 - MEC Paddlefest, Chestermere Lake
June 27 - Caprices Fine Arts Summer event
June 30 - Ranchman’s Renegades PBR Bullbustin’
July 1 - Canada Day celebrations, Heritage Park
July 3-12 - Calgary Stampede
July 6 - 33rd Annual Cowboys vs. Firefighters Charity Pole Climb
July 8 - August 26 - Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series
July 19 - Sun and Salsa Festival
July 19 - Creekfest 2015, Bow Valley Ranch, Fish Creek Provincial Park
July 18-19 - NALS 2015 Lily Show & Convention, Sheraton Cavalier Hotel
July 23 - 26 - Calgary Folk Festival
July 25 - Taste of Okotoks
July 31 - August 3 - Strathmore Stampede
July 31 - August 8 - Calgary Fringe Festival
August 1 - Inglewood Sunfest
August 3 - Heritage Day, Heritage Park
August 7-9 - Cochrane SummerFest
August 7-9 - Pioneer Acres Annual Show & Reunion, Heritage Park
August 8 - Afrikadey!
August 8, Western Rodeo, Heritage Park
August 9 - Marda Gras Street Festival
August13-15 - Calgary ReggaeFest
August 20-29 - GlobalFest
August 22 - Carifest Caribbean Festival
August 29 - Okotoks Chili Fest
August 22-23 - Country Kickback, Heritage Park
September 5 - Calgary Highland Games
September 24 - October 3 - Calgary International Festival
Until May 26: Not Just Apples & Oranges Exhibit, Galt Museum. Contact: 403-320-3954.
May 2: Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner, 6 pm, Enmax Centre. Contact: www.lethbridgesportshalloffame.ca
May 2: Southern Alberta Regional Heritage Fair, Galt Museum. Contact Belinda for more information: 403-320-4248.
May 2: 1st Annual Lethbridge Food Show, Exhibition Park South Pavillion. Noon – 10 pm. Tickets available at all Gas King locations.
May 5-6: Taste of Downtown, 5-8 pm, various downtown restaurants. Tickets required. Contact: 403-320-3954.
May 8-9: Lethbridge Arts Societies Spring Sale, 5-9 pm. Casa. Contact 403-327-2272.
May 9: Magpie Vintage Market & Electric Eye Festival, 10 am - 4 pm, ANAVETS Hall, 517-5 Ave. S. Contact: 403-849-2821.
May 9-Oct. 24: Farmers’ Markets, Exhibition Park, Saturdays 8 am – 2 pm. Contact: 403-328-4491.
May 18: Best of the Best Summer Wine & Beer Tasting, Fundraiser for Galt Museum. Tickets required. Contact: 403-320-4219.
May 23: Tailgate Party, Exhibition Park. Tickets required. Contact Myles 403-381-7862.
May 29-30: 4H Dairy Show, Exhibition Park. Contact Eric 403-308-5274.
May 29: Lethbridge Bulls Home Opener versus Okotoks, 7:05 pm. Spitz Stadium. Contact: http://www.bullsbaseball.com
July 7-Aug. 13: Summer Cemetery Tours - Galt Museum, Contact: www.galtmuseum.com or phone 403-320-3954.
June 3-7: SOAR Emerging Artist Festival, Workshops and presentations at CASA. Contact: Allied Arts Council at 403-320-0555.
June 4-6: Quilt Canada 2015, University of Lethbridge Gym. Contact: 403-320-7247 or Toll Free: 1-877-672-8777.
June 6: Lt. Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Award, Yates Theatre. Contact: Allied Arts Council 403-320-0555.
June 6: Kidney Foundation of Canada Kidney Walk Lethbridge, 9 am – noon, Henderson Lake Horseshoe Pits. Contact: 403- 327-9002.
June 6: Rotary Lobsterfest, Exhibition Park. Tickets required. Contact Murray 403-317-4275.
June 6-Oct. 12: A Legacy of Adventure & Art Miss Edith Fanny Kirk Exhibition, Galt Museum. Official opening June 7. Contact: 403-320-3954.
June 9-13: Lethbridge Jazz Festival, Various locations. Contact: lethbridgejazz.com
June 12-13: 4H Show & Sale, Exhibition Park. Contact Herb 403-308-1450.
June 13: Nishikaze – Lethbridge’s Anime Festival, University of Lethbridge.
June 20: Lethbridge Roller Derby Guild, Exhibition Park. Contact Tracy 403-382-7797.
June 26-28: ATB Financial Lethbridge Rotary Dragon Boat Festival, Henderson Lake Park. Contact: http://lethbridgedragonfest.ca
July 1: Galt Museum Presents: Canada Day! 1-4 pm, Galt Museum. Contact: 403-320-3898.
July 1: Lethbridge Bulls Double Header versus Swift Current Indians, Spitz Stadium. Contact: http://www.bullsbaseball.com
July 3-4: Lethbridge PrideFest, CASA & Galt Gardens. Contact:
July 8 – Sept. 9: Downtown Lethbridge Farmers’ Markets, Third Avenue and 6th Street South. 10 am – 3 pm. Contact: 403-328-4491.
July 9-Sept. 3: West Side Community Church Farmers’ Markets. 3-7 pm. Located at 480 McMaster Blvd. W. Contact: 403-328-4491.
July 10-12: Street Machine Weekend. Exhibition Park & Third Avenue South. Contact 403-715-2232.
July 24-25: International Air Show, Lethbridge County Airport. Contact: 403-381-4245.
July 25: George’s Ride and Dinner Gala, Exhibition Park. Contact George 403-328-2225.
July 31 – Aug. 3: Coed World Series Slopitch Championship, Softball Valley. Contact: 403-329-0955.
Aug. 3: Southern Alberta Ethnic Association Heritage Days, Exhibition Park. Contact John 403-320-1577.
Aug. 7-9: Hot August Weekend Demolition Derby Dust Up, Exhibition Park Grandstand.
Aug. 8: House Tours & Tea, Fundraiser for Southern Alberta Art Gallery. Contact: 403-327-8770 ext. 21.
Aug. 18 – 22: Whoop-Up Days Summer Fair and Rodeo. Downtown Parade at 10 am Aug. 18. Main events at Exhibition Park; BBQ’s & Pancake Breakfasts throughout the city. Contact: 403-328-4491.
Aug. 29: Casa Open House & Registration Day for several community arts organizations. Contact: 403-327-2272.
Sept. 12: Love & Records Music Festival / Record Fair, Galt Gardens starting at 11 am. Contact: http://www.loveandrecords.ca
Sept. 17: Mayor’s Luncheon for Business and the Arts, Lethbridge Lodge Hotel & Conference Centre. Contact Allied Arts Council at 403-320-0555.
Sept. 18-20: Windy City Tattoo Festival, Exhibition Park. Contact Ash 403-327-6626.
Sept. 20 – 27: Allied Arts Council presents Lethbridge Arts Days, celebrating arts in the downtown. Contact 403-320-0555.
Sept. 20: The Word on the Street National Book & Magazine Festival, Public Library 5th Ave S. and 8th St. S. 11 am – 5 pm. Contact: http://www.thewordonthestreet.ca/wots/lethbridge
Sept. 26-28: 3D Sculpture Show in celebration of Lethbridge Arts Days, Galt Museum. Contact: 403-320-3907.