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What's on Tap this weekend

Entertainment guide for the long weekend in the Foothills

Off to the Market

Take a trip north of Okotoks on Highway 2A and see what local vendors have in store at the Okotoks Farmers' Market today.

The market features a variety of foods, crafts, clothing and jewelry. There is no cost to enter.

Where: Okotoks Farmers' Market off of Highway 2A (watch for the signs)

When: Aug. 30 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Views of the West

Tonight is the last opportunity to view the exhibit Refocus Foothills: Western Art of Southern Alberta’s Cowboy Trail in downtown Okotoks.

This exhibition explores western art produced in the Foothills, which features traditional, popular subject matter of western art emerged from settler responses to place and landscape.

Where: Okotoks Art Gallery

When: Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Quick Thinking

Learn to think on the spot at Friday Nite Improv Jam in downtown Okotoks tonight.

This weekly drop-in event is a beginner-friendly night offering instruction in improv. It’s a place to find a new hobby, make new friends and learn more about improv and the performing arts. The cost is $5.

Where: Studio Me in Okotoks

When: Aug. 30 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Fresh from the garden

What better time to check out the local produce at the Millarville Farmers' Market than at the end of summer.

In addition to freshly-plucked fruits and veggies, the market offers a plethora of baking, crafts, clothing and art, as well as a concession serving hot and cold food. Admission is $3.

Where: Millarville Race Track

When: Aug. 31 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Telling Stories

Enjoy the sounds of swampy storytelling by the Mitch Belot Duo in a local coffee shop to keep your weekend going.

Tribal Connection Market features a different singer each week. To learn more about the band go to Check out Tribal Connection Market on Facebook.

Where: Tribal Connection Market

When: Aug. 31 at 8 p.m.