Western Heritage Day
Seniors are invited to come down and enjoy the Calgary Stampede with free admission all day plus free refreshments and entertainment in the Stampede Corral. Seniors also receive free WestJet Skyrides all day and a free bingo play at the top of each hour.
Don’t miss Showbands Live! Where nearly 1,000 competitors from as far away as Australia and Taiwan compete for top honours and prize money. Competition starts at 1 p.m. The Showcase Performance is at 6 p.m. and the awards ceremony is held at 8 p.m. in the Pengrowth Saddledome.
Rodeo action continues at 1:30 p.m. today. New for 2009 Western Heritage Day, seniors can get Free Copper Section Rodeo and Evening Show tickets (limited seating). Tickets are available at the Grandstand Ticket Office starting at 10 a.m.
The Canadian National Miniature Horse show wraps up today with shows from 8 a.m. to noon at The Big Top and from 3 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. at Northern Lights. The Canadian Supreme Halter Champion will be awarded at the end of the show.
The Heebee-jeebees are new on the Coca-Cola Stage for 2009. Showtimes today at 12:45 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
The Indian Village has been part of the Calgary Stampede since 1912. Watch traditional handgames, cheer at a tipi raising contest, admire native handicrafts or learn about traditional meat cutting skills. Open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
New at the Harvest Room Café located in the Plus 15 level, BMO Centre try the Wonton King’s signature Wonton Soup.
On Stage for Tuesday July 7, 2009
Nashville North: George Fox, 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Kentucky Headhunters 9 p.m.
Coca-Cola Stage: Inward Eye 8 p.m. The Trews 9 p.m.
Saddledome Plaza Stage: Treaty 7 Native Dancers 2:30 p.m. A Band of Outriders 7 p.m.
Today’s Rodeo Results
Tonight’s GMC Rangeland Derby Race Results (available after midnight)