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Friday, July 15th, 2011 at 1:07pm. 928 Views, 0 Comments.
There are just a few days left of the Calgary Stampede, and the city is still in all-out western mode.
Pancake breakfasts, people decked out in plaid, and the odd “Yahoo!” are just some of the things that define this annual celebration; but everyone’s got their favourite part.
Is yours the food? The rides? The Grandstand show? Or is it simply the festive mood around the city?
Head to our Facebook page and vote in our Stampede poll!
Photo: Stampede Breakfast from globaldish.ca
Friday, July 8th, 2011 at 11:21am. 1409 Views, 0 Comments.
Yahoo! It’s that time of year again; the time where we all dig out our western wear, consume an outrageous amount of pancakes, and feel an overwhelming urge to ride mechanical bulls.
It’s a good time, but it can be an expensive time. Here are five tips that will help you save money at this year’s Stampede:
1. Pack a Picnic: Sure, give the corndogs and mini doughnuts a shot, but for your main meals, opt for homemade goods. Pack a couple of sandwiches, some fruit, and some healthy snacks (like raw almonds and cheese) to keep you fueled up throughout the day. The fried treats are tasty, but they’re also hard on your body and your wallet. Don’t forget to bring a few bottles of water as well to keep you hydrated.
2. Arrive Prepared: …
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