Several community festivals and the return of a traditional summer event to Swift Current are featuring a busy weekend in the southwest!
Boomtown Days is back!
Shaunavon is ready to celebrate the return of Boomtown Days with events happening throughout the weekend in the community. Highlights include a parade, Boomtown Cup lawnmower races and a community concert featuring the Johner Brothers.
When: Thursday, July 14 to Sunday, July 18
where: Various locations throughout Shaunavon
Cabri Daze returns
The town of Cabri is also celebrating “Cabri Daze” which will take place this weekend featuring a senior baseball game on Friday night, a parade on Saturday and a cabaret featuring Men Without Shame on Saturday night at SWT Arena.
When: Friday, July 15 to Sunday, July 17
where: Different locations throughout Cabri
Shake Lake at Lac Pelletier
Lac Pelletier Regional Park will bring back their summer party with Shake the Lake, an outdoor concert in the corral featuring Third Degree Birnz. You must be 19 years of age or older to attend.
When: Saturday, July 16, with doors opening at 9:00 p.m.
where: Lac Pelletier Regional Park (40km south of Swift Current on HWY 4 and 10km west on HWY 343)
Tickets: $ 30 from the Lac Pelletier Regional Park Clubhouse at 306-627-3419
SaskExpress at Sask Landing
SaskExpress is bringing their Olympic-themed touring show “Going for Gold” to Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park.
When: Saturday, July 16 at 7:00 pm
where: Cottonwood Beach in Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park (50km north of Swift Current on HWY 4)
Cost: Free, although park entrance fees apply.
Hammers and classic cars and blacksmith’s tractors in Doc’s Town
Doc’s Town Heritage Village will host a classic car and antique tractor display as well as a blacksmith’s hammer on Sunday afternoon. Heritage buildings will open and fresh pie will be served in the Country Pleasures Tea Room.
When: Sunday, July 17 from 1: 00-5: 00pm
where: Kinetic Exhibition Park
The Watermelon Festival is back
One of Swift Current’s traditional summer events, the Watermelon Festival returns to the Mennonite Heritage Village on Sunday with watermelon, rollkuchen and rabuz served. Attendees are asked to bring their own chairs on the lawn.
When: Sunday, July 17 from 2: 00-5: 00pm
where: Mennonite Heritage Village
Swift Current house games 57
Swift Current 57 continues on their homestand when they host the Medicine Hat Mavericks on Friday at 7:00 pm, and then the Moose Jaw Miller Express for doubleheader starting at 4:00 pm on Saturday.
When: Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16
where: Mitchell’s field
You can check out everything else happening in the southwest this weekend and send us details about an upcoming event in your community on the Swift Current Online Events Calendar!