This weekend is all about movement -- bike rides, car shows, dances, and parades are just some of the fun things happening around the southwest. 


8 a.m. 

Consul's 110-year celebration takes place today, kicking off bright and early with a pancake breakfast followed by a car show off Highway 13 at 10 a.m., while children can look forward to a 20-minute parade beginning at 11 a.m. There's fun planned all throughout the day for the whole family. 

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The staple Saturday summer event, Market Square, will of course be set up in the heart of downtown Swift Current. Enjoy live music today, community favourite food vendors, and of course the farmer's market under the big tent. 

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

A grand re-opening of the Southwest Saskatchewan Pride Drop-in Centre is set during Market Square today, to celebrate the non-profit's relocation to downtown. Pop in and see the new space while you're out shopping, at #201-234 1 Avenue Northeast.

12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Registration for the Lac Pelletier Show 'n Shine opens at 11 a.m. this morning, with the show getting started by noon at Darling's Beach. All makes and models are welcome to join, with the first 50 registrants receiving dash plaques. 


2 p.m.

Pride Bi-cycle Ride is free for all ages and all path-friendly wheels. Participants will meet at the Elmwood Park Playground at 2 p.m. and take a leisurely ride along the Chinook Parkway to Riverside Park. Decorating your wheels ahead of time is highly encouraged.

2 p.m.

Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, everyone is welcome to kick up their heels and have a blast at the Country Dance at Doc's Town's Airmen's Billet. All heritage buildings will be open for viewing and the Tea Room will be serving fresh pie.