Okotoks Pro Rodeo: The Okotoks Pro Rodeo is held annually and in this year they are celebrating their 19th year. September 3 to 5 at the Okotoks Recreation Centre.

43rd Annual Cochrane Lions Club Labour Day Rodeo: Women of the West is a celebration of the women who helped settle Cochrane: homesteaders, homemakers, ranchers, entrepreneurs, outlaws, cattle drivers — pioneers, every last one of them.September 3 to 6 at the Cochrane Rodeo Grounds.

Calgary Highland Games: The skirl of the pipes, the beating of the drums are sounds that many of our ancestors proudly followed into battle in defence of their beloved Scotland. September 4 at Springbank Park for All Seasons.

BBQ on the Bow Festival: The 18th annual festival is a two-day, free, family event held on the Labour Day weekend at Eau Claire Festival Market Plaza.

Pride Calgary Weekend: The annual parade is an opportunity for people of all genders, sexual orientations, and walks of life to unite and march together. Sept. 4 and 5 at Olympic Plaza.

Heterophobia: Imagine a world where gay was the norm and “straight” was the perversion. This play examines that theory. Sept. 1 to 11 at the EPCOR?Centre .