Everything is coming together for a busy weekend in the region, with all of Saturday’s events in Swift Current part of the city’s “Come Together” celebration. 

Sidewalk sale

Sidewalk Days continues downtown 

Many businesses in downtown Swift Current are putting on sidewalk sales and other special events on Friday and Saturday, and Market Square will be a part of it on Saturday with its regular features, including vendors, the farmer’s market and live entertainment. 

When: Continues to Saturday, August 20 

Where: Downtown Swift Current 

A play at first base

Swift Current hosts 13U Westerns 

The Swift Current 13U 57’s will host seven other teams from four provinces this weekend for the Baseball Canada 13U National Western Championship. 

When: Continues to Sunday, August 21 

Where: Ford Field and Kiwanis Diamond on 19 Ave NE 

Cost: Free 

Saskatchewan Open Disc Golf Poster

Saskatchewan Open Disc Golf Tournament 

Swift Current’s new disc golf course will host the Saskatchewan Open tournament with professional, amateur and junior players taking part. 

When: Saturday, August 20 & Sunday, August 21 

Where: Riverside Park and Highland Coulee 

Cost: Free 

Riverside beer fest

Riverside Beer Festival 

In conjunction with the disc golf tournament, Lucky Charlies Pub & Pool and Nightjar Diner Co. are hosting the Riverside Beer Festival featuring several local Saskatchewan breweries and local food vendors. All ages are welcome to attend. 

When: Friday, August 19 to Sunday, August 21 

Where: Riverside Park beach volleyball courts 

Classic cars

Eliminators Car Club Riverside Run 

The Eliminators Car Club will hold their 42nd annual Riverside Run show ‘n’ shine with a wide variety of classic cars and other special interest vehicles on display. 

When: Saturday, August 20 from 12:00 noon to 4:00pm 

Where: Elmwood Park 

Cost: Free 

Motorcycle rally

Rusty Cage Fun Run returns 

Motorcycle enthusiasts will be taking part in the Rusty Cage Fun Run to raise money for local charities while honouring their fellow fallen riders 

When: Saturday, August 20 

Where: Buffalo Brew Pub 

Food trucks

Food Truck Wars 

A wide variety of food trucks will compete to fill your stomach for Food Truck wars at Kinetic Park this weekend. 

When: Friday, August 19 and Saturday, August 20 

Where: Kinetic Exhibition Park 

Takin it to the Streets Concert Poster

Takin’ it to the Streets Concert 

The annual Takin’ it to the Streets concert presented by Bumper to Bumper and Armstrong Implements will be going country this year with Duane Steele, Karissa Hoffart and Gord Bamford performing a high-energy outdoor concert. 

When: Saturday, August 20 at 7:00pm 

Where: Kinetic Exhibition Park grandstand 

Cost: $20 for adults and free for kids 17 and under 

Celebrate Maple Creek Poster

Celebrate Maple Creek 

The town of Maple Creek will be having a big community celebration of their own on this weeked with Celebrate Maple Creek, formerly Taste of Maple Creek, with events including a fly-in breakfast, classic car show, kids’ activities, live music and more! 

When: Friday, August 19 and Saturday, August 20 

Where: Jasper Street and other locations in Maple Creek 

Cast of a Shakespeare play

Great Southwest Shakespeare Festival wraps up 

It’s your last chance to take in the Great Southwest Shakespeare Festival with a final performance of As You Like It on Friday night. 

When: Friday, August 19 at 7:00pm 

Where: Under the big tent at Riverside Park 

Tickets: Available at Pharmasave or online. 

Drive-in Fun Run poster

Drive-in Fun Run in Kyle 

The Kyle and District Recreation Board is hosting the first-ever Drive-In Fun Run with classic cars lining Centre Street before the fun moves to the Clearwater Drive-in for a special screening of the 1978 drive-in classic Grease (rated PG). 

When: Friday, August 19 with the car show from 4:00 to 7:30 and the movie starting at 9:00pm. 

Where: 200-block of Centre Street in Kyle and the Clearwater Drive-in (3km north of Kyle on HWY 4 and 1km east on HWY 342) 

You can check out everything else that’s happening in the southwest this weekend and send us details about an upcoming event in your community on the Events Calendar on Swift Current Online