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Month of June full of family friendly events

The Town of Cochrane will be hosting a wide array of events in the month of June starting on the
The Cochrane Farmers' Market will kick off the month of June.

There will be a wide array of events in the month of June.


On June 1 is St. Andy's Rhymn and Roots with Suzie Vinnick at 8 p.m. at St. Andrew's United Church. A Saskatoon native transplanted to the Niagara Region of Ontario, Vinnick is the proud owner of a gorgeous voice, prodigious guitar and bass chops, and an engagingly candid performance style. Her career has seen triumph after triumph. Among her most recent successes: being nominated for a 2018 Canadian Folk Music Award for Producer of the Year with her co-producer, Mark Lalama. Suzie achieved finalist status in the Solo/Duo Category at the 2013 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN; received the 2012 CBC Saturday Night Blues Great Canadian Blues Award and the 2012 Sirius XM Canada Blues Artist of the Year. Suzie has won 10 Maple Blues Awards (she has been nominated for 22 so far!), won the 2011 Canadian Folk Music Award for Contemporary Vocalist of the Year and is a 3X Juno Nominee.

Suzie has toured nationally with Stuart McLean’s The Vinyl Café and the John McDermott Band, and performed for Canadian Peacekeepers in Bosnia and the Persian Gulf. She was also the voice of Tim Hortons for five years. Suzie has just released her latest album, a full-band roots and blues extravaganza entitled Shake The Love Around. Tickets for the show are priced at $35 and are available at All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Big Hill Haven Women's Shelter.


On June 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. will be the Cochrane Classic Car Club event. Members (70 members currently) bring their classic vehicles for display purposes on June 8 and 9 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Grand Central Mall parking lot adjacent to Safeway and the old Canadian Tire store.

Also on June 8 as well as June 9, the Beaupre Artists Guild Show and Sale will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. There will be paintings, fibre arts, metal art, woodcrafts and gourds. Admission is free.


Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation is celebrating community and reconciliation through a full day event that illustrates the rich history of lands and the culture of our neighbours, the Stoney Nakoda people. On June 21 (National Indigenous Peoples Day) Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation will host a day filled with free Indigenous dance, music, signing, art and sport. This event will offer hands on learning activities for children and adults alike. We hope to bring the spirit of reconciliation to life through learning, gratitude and fun. This free event will go from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.



Troy Durrell

About the Author: Troy Durrell

Troy is the Sports and Entertainment Reporter for the Cochrane Eagle.
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