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What to do in the Mountains in August

From stargazing to art classes to kayaking to comedy, here's what's going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.
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Try Stand Up Paddleboarding in Canmore

We have tips on where to get the gear and what to do once you get on the water.

25 Best Things To Do In August

Watch an outdoor movie in Kensington, visit the newly arrived lemurs at the Calgary Zoo and stuff your face at Taste of Calgary.
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This Will Convince You to Go to Revelstoke this Summer

With its striking scenery and wealth of outdoor adventure activities, Revelstoke is just as much fun in the summertime as when it’s covered in snow.

What to Expect on the Ptarmigan Cirque Hike in Kananaskis

Waterfalls and alpine meadows are on this three-hour hike in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park
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What to Expect When Kensington Turns into Harry Potter's Diagon Alley This Weekend

Owls, chocolate frog legs, butterbeer ice cream, Quidditch and some traffic headaches (there's a Golden Ticket for that).

Best Day Trips with Your Dog

Whether you’re exploring the city or heading out to the Rocky Mountains, these five adventures will please both you and your pooch.
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3 Theatre Events to Attend in Calgary This Summer

The Calgary Fringe Festival, Opera in the Village and Shakespeare by the Bow are all worth checking out.

Free Events In Calgary: Wiener Dog Races, a Bike Festival and Lots of Chili

There are numerous free (or really affordable) events happening in Calgary in the next 30 days. Here are just a few to put in your calendar.

What to Expect at the TransAlta Grandstand Show

For starters, a guy walks across a flaming high wire and two girls explain what throat singing is before amazing the crowd with a performance.

How to Make Homemade Mini-Doughnuts

You don't have to visit the Calgary Stampede midway for this tasty treat. Food writer Julie Van Rosendaal shares her mini-doughnut recipe.

Odds, Ends and Anecdotes You Might Not Know About the Calgary Stampede

Like the criteria for judging prize-winning honey, the math behind the perfect pancake and how to make your own mini-doughnuts. And, yes there are pity prizes on the midway.

Hike Here This Weekend: Old Goat Creek and Glacier

Even if you don't make it all the way to the glacier, you'll be rewarded with views of waterfalls.

Art About Cowboy Culture, Art With Pancakes and Art That Looks Like the Universe

These are just a few of the artsy events and exhibits happening in Calgary this July.

What's New at the Calgary Stampede for 2017

The world’s hottest pizza, craft beer, and $1.50 admission are all brand new additions to this year’s Calgary Stampede. Whether it’s Bollywood or hand crafted goods that you’re into, there are tons of new things to look forward to during the annual 10-day event.

Ranchman's Celebrates its 45th Anniversary in 2017 and it is Still the Best Place to Party During Stampede

A look back at its history and a look forward to all of its Stampede 2017 events.
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