Cypress Hills Amphitheatre and Park Events 2019

Cypress Hills Amphitheatre and Park Events 2019

Location: Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan

Check out all of the fun events, activities and amphitheatre entertainment happening in Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan this summer: Update May 27B/2019

Cypress Hills Events 2019

Ask for the ‘Summer Programs Schedule’ for Daily Interpretive Programs

Date Happening Events        
May long WeekendSaturday & Sunday – Observatory Astronomy Program – 10:00 pm
June 22Leisure Pool Opens for the season

 11:00 am – 7:00 pm (modified hours in June – see posters)

June 22Cars in the Hills

This is a Tri Club Classic car show which is open to all makes and models of cars, pickups, and motorcycles…Held in the beautiful Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park south of Maple Creek, Saskatchewan…

Location: Leisure Pool parking lot

Time: 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Contact-Marvin Bauer 306 662 3179
Joe Hancock 306 662 7419
joseph.h@sasktel.net

June 28Secret Lives of the Forest

Learn some of the secrets that make forests so special:  join a park interpreter on this exploration of the hidden and little-known creatures that are vital for the life of a forest.
Location: Windfalls Trail (meet at Main Beach parking lot)
Location: Windfalls Trail
Time: 7:30 pm
June 29Burning Embers Campfire

Join Park Interpreters around the campfire pit for songs, stories, jokes and more.
Location: Campfire pit next to the Amphitheatre
Time: 7:30 – 8:30 pm
 JULY
July 1Canada Day Festivities

 A day to celebrate with lots of fun activities.

9:00 am to 11 am – Pancake Breakfast Hosted by Friends of Cypress Hills Inc. Community Centre

11:00 am – Bike Decorating and Face Painting – Visitor Centre

12:30 pm – Canada Day Ceremony, Games and Cake – Visitor Centre

2:30 pm – Beach Sand Sculpture Building – Main Beach

July 4Caught Red Handed

 A lively band that plays a mix of country, southern rock, and Texas song writers music like Rodney Crowell, Steve Earle & Guy Clark.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by donation
July 5 & 6Jack Humeny and Ellie Berger Music Show

 You’ll love these great folk roots and country music singers.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm. Performance by donation
July 7Conrad Sandberg & His Prairie Pals

Good old country western music. Great for the whole family.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm. Performance by donation
July 8Cheryl Eresman & Dodie Greenwald

Check out this lively country music duo

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm. Performance by donation
July 9Farmer’s Market

Produce, baked goods, crafts, honey and more.
Location: Community Centre
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
July
11
T&T&B Band

 It’s the Terry, Terry & Belinda trio back on stage. Bring the whole family to enjoy some great classic country music.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 – 9:00 pm Performance by donation
July
12
Johnson Cultural Centre Fundraising Gala

 Dinner, Live Comedy with Doug Arden, Games, Silent auction, prizes, Goose Plop Bingo & so much More!!

Location: Community Centre

Times: 5:00 pm cocktails & check out the goods, 6:00 pm Dinner,

7:30 pm Entertainment & let the games and auctions begin

Tickets $50: available at Visitor Centre or order by calling (306) 662-3629

July
13
Bio-Blitz Day

Cypress 24-hour Bio-Blitz day Sat. July 13 to 14. Download the iNaturalist app, take photos of plants and animals and upload to Sask Parks Bio Blitz 2019: Cypress Hills
July
13
Zonnis Music Performance

Adam and Andrea Zonnis are a cabaret folk duo extraordinaire that will engage and entertain an audience with their lively music.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by donation
July
14
Sask Express

 They’re Back!! Saskatchewan’s best young performers in music, singing, theatre & dance. Cypress Hills is part of the SaskExpress Tour through many provincial parks during Parks Week July 14-20.

Location: Visitor Centre lawn Time: 7:00 pm Get here early for the best spots to park and sit.
July
15
Ghost Cats of the Cypress Hills

Join a park interpreter for this educational presentation about the wild cats of the Cypress Hills forests.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 – 8:30 pm Presentation by donation
July
16
The Moon Walk

 Join a park interpreter for a walk in the silvery light of the full “Buck” Moon.

Location: Highland Trail Time: 10:00 – 11:30 pm
July
18
The Game of Life – Comes to Life

 New to game night, and new to each other, four distinct characters face unexpected surprises as they become pawns in this real-life twist on the popular board game – LIFE. The family will love this play by the Treeline Theatre.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by donation
July
19
Caught Red Handed

 A lively band that plays a mix of country, southern rock, and Texas song writers music like Rodney Crowell, Steve Earle & Guy Clark.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by donation
July
20
Canada’s Parks Day Festivities

 A day full of fun for the entire family!

2:00 – 3:30 pm – family games on the Visitor Centre Lawn

7:30 pm – Take a Hike on Windfalls Trail (meet at Main Beach parking lot)

9:00 pm – Family entertainment – Visitor Centre lawn

10:15 pm – Fireworks by Paradise – Loch Leven

July
21
Burning Embers Campfire

Join Park Interpreters around the campfire pit for songs, stories, jokes and more.

Location: Campfire pit next to the Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 – 8:30 pm
July
22
Nature’s Pantry Walk

 Let the park interpreter introduce you to some of the medicinal remedies and nutritious foods found in the Cypress Hills.

Location: Highland Trail Time: 7:30 – 9:00 pm
July
23
Farmers Market

Produce, baked goods, crafts, honey and more.
Location: Community Centre
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
July
23
Cypress’ Sexiest Bird

 Bald and beautiful, with super-sniffers, this bird is known for what it eats! Park Interpreters present an enlightening story about the turkey vulture.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Presentation by donation
July
26
Saskatchewan’s Amazing Sssnakes!

Join bull snake researchers, Noah Johnson and Jenna Van Parys, on this fascinating presentation about Saskatchewan snakes – in particular, the Bull Snake.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Presentation by donation
July
27
Replacing Rudolf

Rudolf has quit the sleigh team, so Santa sends Merry Elf to the Cypress Hills to find a replacement. Learn about the Cypress Hills ungulates in this hilarious play.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 – 8:30 pm Performance by donation
July
28
Massey 44 Band

Check out this lively 4 piece band that play folk/roots, blues and country–rock as well as cover tunes in a family-friendly concert.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by donation
July
29
Secret Lives of the Forest Walk

 Learn some of the secrets that make forests so special:  join a park interpreter on this exploration of the hidden and little-known creatures that are vital for the life of a forest.

Location: Windfalls Trail (meet at Main Beach parking lot) Time: 7:30 pm
July
30
Cheryl, Craig & Kent Band

Dynamic and fun, this lively 3 piece band will make you want to dance.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by donation
July
30
A Walk with Nyx

Through stories and cool facts, a park interpreter will uncover the uneasy relationship humans have had with the night for thousands of years.

Location: Native Prairie Trail Time: 9:00 – 11:00 pm
Aug 2Country Style

Sharon Dieno and her band excite audiences with their folk and country music.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by donation
Aug 3Brenda Lee

Brenda Lee Cottrell performs as a solo artist. She is best known for performing

“The Memorable Music of the 60’s Legendary Ladies”.

Hear the great hits from country queens like Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn,

and Golden Oldie Superstars like Brenda Lee.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by Donation

Aug 4Hillbilly Hustle Relay Race

Don’t miss this fun annual event!

Teams of 5 compete on a short course of canoeing, running, cycling and swimming for best costume and race time. Minimum participant age 14 years old. Registration fee $25/team. Register by calling (306) 662-5449.

Registration for pre-registered participants 6:30 pm Race Time: 7:00 pm

Aug 5Ghost Cats of the Cypress Hills

 Join a park interpreter for this educational presentation about the wild cats of the Cypress Hills forests.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 – 8:30 pm Presentation by donation
Aug 8T&T&B Band

 It’s the Terry, Terry & Belinda trio back on stage. Bring the whole family to enjoy some great classic country music.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by donation
Aug 9Jack Humeny and Ellie Berger Music Show -You’ll love these great folk roots and country music singers.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by donation

Aug
10
Wagon Train for Children’s Wish

 Join the local Southwest Harness Club and their heavy horse and wagon teams for a scenic ride around Loch Leven for donations to the Children’s Wish Foundation of Saskatchewan.

Location – Leisure Pool Parking Lot. Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm Donation for ride
Aug
10
Dainty yet Deadly

 Who are extremely efficient killers AND sport killer fashion? Dragonflies! Join a park interpreter for this 40-minute presentation about these fascinating mosquito eaters.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by donation
Aug
11
Conrad Sandberg & His Prairie Pals  

Good old country western music. Great for the whole family.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by donation
Aug
12
Nature’s Pantry Walk

 Let the park interpreter introduce you to some of the medicinal remedies and nutritious foods found in the Cypress Hills.

Location: Highland Trail Time: 7:30 – 9:00 pm
Aug
13
Farmers Market
Produce, baked goods, crafts, honey and more.
Location: Community Centre
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Aug
15
The Moon Walk

 Join a park interpreter for a walk in the silvery light of the full “Dog Days” Moon.

Location: Highland Trail Time: 9:30 – 11:00 pm
Aug
16
Mare Wakefield & Nomad

 You can expect a brilliant combination of old country, folk, jazz & bluegrass from this duo with stories backing every song.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by donation
Aug
17
High Altitude Trail challenge

 Entering into its 17th year, the Cypress Hills High Altitude Trail Challenge is a family-friendly event in beautiful Cypress Hill Interprovincial Park.

Four distances; 2km, 5km, 10km and 21km

The 2km stays on the paved road that circles Loch Leven Lake, while the remaining distances take runners out onto some of the gorgeous trails throughout the park. The beginning of the race is challenging, but those three events all end with a paved trail down (yes, downhill!)

To Register: www.cypresshillstc.com/register Contact: email: cypresshillstc@gmail.com
Aug
17
Backtrack

Family friendly and upbeat. Charlene and her band will tickle your soul with their country and western music.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by donation
Aug
18
Replacing Rudolf

Rudolf has quit the sleigh team, so Santa sends Merry Elf to the Cypress Hills to find a replacement. Learn about the Cypress Hills ungulates in this hilarious play.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 – 8:30 pm Performance by donation
Aug
22
Scott Heatcoat

 Old tyme dance tunes fly from Scott’s accordion. A mix of accordion and guitar with a side of comedy, you may just want to get up and dance.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by donation
Aug
23
Replacing Rudolf

 Rudolf has quit the sleigh team, so Santa sends Merry Elf to the Cypress Hills to find a replacement. Learn about the Cypress Hills ungulates in this hilarious play.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 – 8:30 pm Performance by donation
Aug 24Slide Presentation TBA
Aug
25
Burning Embers Campfire

 Join Park Interpreters around the campfire pit for songs, stories, jokes and more.

Location: Campfire pit next to the Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 – 8:30 pm
Aug
25
A Walk with Nyx

Through stories and cool facts, a park interpreter will uncover the uneasy relationship humans have had with the night for thousands of years.

Location: Native Prairie Trail Time: 9:30 – 11:00 pm
Aug
27
The Bat Man

University of Regina professor Mark Brigham and his research students present a delightful slide presentation about these fascinating flying mammals.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm
Aug
30
Secret Lives of the Forest Walk

Learn some of the secrets that make forests so special:  join a park interpreter on this exploration of the hidden and little-known creatures that are vital for the life of a forest.

Location: Windfalls Trail (meet at Main Beach parking lot) Time: 7:30 pm
Aug 28-Sep 1Sask Summer Star Party

Celebrate the Cypress Hills Dark Sky Preserve with public star gazing activities, astronomy presentations by experts in the field and more.

Thurs. Aug 29 – Living Skies Lecture Series guest presentation: Don Hladiuk – Inspiring the Mars Generation. Location: Amphitheatre 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Regular park programming at the Observatory 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm.

Fri. Aug 30 – 11 a.m.-12:30 pm public solar viewing by the Visitor Centre;  followed by Public Star Gazing led by SSSP participants at the Observatory 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm.

Sat. Aug 31 – Public Star Gazing led by SSSP participants at the Observatory 9:00 pm – 11:00 midnight.

Sun. Sept 1 – Regular Park programming at the Observatory 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm at Observatory.

To register for professional series and information go to:

sssp.sk@sasktel.net or call Rick Huziak at 306-665-3392 or Les Dickson at 306-249-1091

Aug
31
Lisa Grace

Entertaining audiences of all ages using a variety of genres. Lisa is a professional voice coach, song-writer, and loves to tell a story through her music.

Location: Amphitheatre Time: 7:30 pm Performance by donation
Sep 1Great Vacation Treasure Hunt

The annual year end search for secret locations in the park. Winner receives a camping vacation package for 2019.

Registration at Visitor Centre 11am – 1:30 pm. The Hunt will take you all over the park so a vehicle is necessary.

Location: Visitor Centre Time: 2:00 pm race begins

Regular Daytime Activities:

Survivor Sundays, Wilderness Adventure Mondays, Art in the Park Wednesdays and T-Rex Thursdays  Phone 306-662-5449/5437 for details.