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What's on Tap this weekend

Foothills entertainment guide for first weekend of October

Hotel Room Happenings

Watch Okotoks' theatre group’s take on Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite this weekend.

Dewdney Players Theatre Group added its own unique twist to this popular play. Be sure to stay seating during intermission so you don’t miss a thing. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door. They can be purchased at or by calling 403-938-3204.

Where: RPAC in Okotoks

When: Oct. 4-5 at 7 p.m.


Acting Up

Are you looking to let off some steam? Head to downtown for the Elizabeth Street Improv drop-in session this weekend. This beginner-friendly night of instruction and improv comedy is a great place to learn more about improv and the performing arts while making new friends. The drop in fee is $7.

Where: Studio Me in Okotoks

When: Oct. 4 at 7 p.m.


A Patchwork of Art

If you love quilts, check out the Griffiths Girls Guild Group annual quilt show and tea showcasing quilts, wall hangings and patchwork projects in Black Diamond. Enjoy tea, coffee and homemade baking, including gluten free selections, a scavenger hunt and door prizes. Admission is $5.

Where: Griffiths Senior Centre in Black Diamond

When: Oct. 5 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.


Clothing Galore

Find everything you need for babies to pre-teens at the Okotoks Mom to Mom Sale. At a loonie to get in, this sale is an opportunity for parents to buy new or nearly new children’s clothing, toys, furniture and other gear with more than 85 tables.

Where: Foothills Centennial Centre in Okotoks

When: Oct. 5 from 10 a.m.


Open Doors

Head on down to the Okotoks Fire Department for its Fire Prevention Week Open House. Check out the fire tent simulating a smoke-filled room and watch vehicle extrication demonstrations at 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. There is also an opportunity to book a free home safety inspection.

Where: Okotoks Fire Station on Milligan Drive

When: Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.



Smooth Jazz

Sit back and enjoy the folk jazz talents of Longview’s Jim and Lynda McLennan. This husband and wife duo love to sign about fishing and the beauty of the foothills.

Where: Tribal Connection Market

When: Oct. 5 at 8 p.m.


Turkey and the Trimmings

Enjoy a full meal deal with the Davisburg Community Hall’s 10th annual turkey supper. Tickets cost $25 for adults and $15 for children ages six to 12. Tickets can be purchased at

Where: Davisburg Community Hall

When: Oct. 6 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Falcons Alumni Return

The St. Mary's Lightning women's and men's basketball teams will play at the Comp tonight at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. respectively against the Central Mennonite Blazers. Comp alumni Hannah Helton, Jaiden Hansen and Chayle Clark are on the Lightning squad. Former Falcons Coal Clark and Josh Pahl are on the SMU men's team.


Junior Hockey Galore

Fans of the junior game can fill their hearts content this weekend in Okotoks.

The AJHL’s Okotoks Oilers are home to the Grande Prairie Storm and Sherwood Park Crusaders, the top-ranked team in the provincial loop, on Oct. 4-5. Both games are 7 p.m. starts at Pason Centennial Arena.

The Oct. 4 slate also includes the HJHL as the Okotoks Bisons look to stay undefeated when the Strathmore Wheatland King descend upon the Murray Arena.

Puck-drop is 8 p.m.


Drop The Puck

It’s home and season opener weekend for the Foothills’ Midget AAA hockey squads.

The Rocky Mountain Raiders kick-off the Alberta Female Hockey League 2019-20 campaign versus the Calgary Fire on Oct. 5 at the Scott Seaman Sports Rink in Heritage Heights. Puck-drop is 2:30 p.m.

In Okotoks, the Bow Mark Oilers charge into their third season in the Alberta Midget Hockey League in a divisional battle with the Calgary Northstars. Puck-drop is 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 5 at Pason Centennial Arena.