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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Music About Banff

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Music lovers have yet another great reason to visit Banff. We are very excited this week because all weekend long at various locations there will be musicians from the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and The Banff Centre's String Quartet Competition performing at Banff Avenue Square, Heritage Square, Banff Central Park Gazebo for FREE.  So why not bring a chair or some blankets along with you relax and enjoy the pleasing sounds of the music Saturday and Sunday in Banff.


For a full schedule of where you can hear the performances and at what time click here: 



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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Stay at Douglas Fir Resort: Attend the interpretative fireside chats!



Date: August 29
Time: 8:30pm - 9:30pm

Staying at Douglas Fir Resort and Chalets this weekend? Why not walk 5 mins to the Tunnel Mountain Campground for an interpretative fireside chat with an award-winning science journalist Peter McMahon. He will be talking on wilderness astrononmy, superasteroids and where our solar system will be a century from now. You will be able to use his high-powered scopes and many other gadgets that he will bring along to the talk. All of this is for free for campers and non-campers.

Sunday, August 29: My Space Tourism for Kids 9-99
Each talk is approximately 30-40 minutes with a questions and answer period and stargazing demo.
 


































































http://www.banfflakelouise.com/events-and-festivals/events-calendar/banff-125th/great-canadian-campout2

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Friday, August 20, 2010

l000 followers on Twitter! @banffhotel

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We are very excited here @banffhotel today as we have now more than 1,000 followers on Twitter! Thank-you to all our tweeps for the wonderful RTs and Mentions we receive daily from you. Without YOU we are only on facebook. Hehehe.

Douglas Fir Resort and Chalets twitter page: http://twitter.com/banffhotel http://twitter.com/banffhotel

As mentioned on our tweets we will now promote our 1000th follower. It's @kristelxo!
Name:@kristelxo
Twitter Birthday: March 03,2009
Followers:127
Following:165
Location: Edmonton
Bio: People seem to like her because she's polite and rarely late. She likes to eat ice cream and really enjoys a nice pair of slacks.

A few quotes from her tweets include:
"I've decided to finally unlock my Twitter. Here's hoping I can behave myself..."
"Nothing brings me more enjoyment than watching The Littlest Hobo on a Saturday morning!"
"How come they don't have theme songs for TV shows anymore? Full House, Fresh Prince, Growing Pains, Perfect Strangers...LOVE!"
"I can see my cat's belly button and its freakin' me out!"
If you'd like to follower Kristel on twitter click here : http://twitter.com/kristelxo
Thanks Kristel for following @banffhotel on twitter!

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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Kids now 16 and under Stay FREE

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Douglas Fir Resort and Chalets is now offering kids 16 and under  to stay free in their parents' room. This can add up to big savings on a family vacation! Most kids stay free deals are for children under 12 staying with two paying adults. If you're planning a family vacation to Banff, be sure to take advantage of Douglas Fir Resort's new policy.

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Monday, August 16, 2010

The Banff National Park Dragon Boat Festival 2010

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Banff National Park hosted the third annual Dragon Boat Festival. The races featured boats with teams of 22 paddlers, a drummer and steers person in heats of 200 and 500 metre stints and a selection of specialty cup races.

The weekend offered an opportunity for families to watch the competition from the shores of Lake Minnewanka plus witness the lion and dragon dance performance in downtown Banff.


 

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Thursday, August 5, 2010

Hot New Event in Banff National Park

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Subaru Banff International Triathlon is coming to Banff on September 11, 2010.  This race has been recognized as one of the "Top 10 Most Anticipated Races in the World for 2010".  Although the race is now completely sold out, it will be a great one to watch from the sidelines.  What better way to spend a day than watching these amazing athletes run across the finish line on Banff Avenue.  The race begins with the swimming portion at Two Jack Lake, followed by a cycle around the scenic Minnewanka Loop then finishes with a run along the bow river and an exciting finish on famous Banff Avenue.
Check out http://www.banfflakelouise.com/featured-events2/subaru-banff-triathlon for more information.



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