Culture Days proclaimed

Council has proclaimed Sept. 25 to 27 Cochrane has ARTS Culture Days, when the Arts and Culture Foundation of Cochrane (ACFC) is planning to celebrate all facets of the arts practices in town.

Although their plans are currently tentative, ACFC is aiming to start the weekend with a networking event for those involved in the arts Friday evening with most of the events taking place on Saturday. Instead of a large tent, ACFC is trying to get art clubs and businesses like 4Cats and local dance studios to provide demonstrations on Sept. 26 plus a Do You Think You Have Talent show at the Cochrane Ranche stage.

The Nakoda-Cochrane Pickin’ Party is expected to return to provide musical entertainment along with other local musicians and there will be a Sunday jam session at the Bullhorn Saloon. The Cochrane Movie House will be taking part as well and people will have a chance to do some mural painting to be a part of the Canada 150 Mosaic Mural being done by communities across Canada in preparation of the nation’s 150th anniversary, which will also have a workshop during this year’s Canada Day celebrations on Jul. 1.

In addition to supplying a map of where everything is taking place, ACFC is encouraging those who take part to flag their events outside their locations so that passersby will see that something is going on and step inside.

Read the Cochrane Times article here.