DOORS OPEN COCHRANE / June 8-9, 2018

Doors open Cochrane is free, rare access to local businesses not normally open to the public.

For one weekend only, buildings in all areas of town open their doors – free of charge – to the public and provide special tours and behind-the-scenes experiences.

Doors Open is a well-established and highly successful international concept that allows people free access to buildings in order to create enthusiasm for heritage and contemporary architecture, and increase the appreciation of historic and culturally significant places and spaces.

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Check out our 2018 Participating Sites / Plan your day!

Bay 3, 123 Second Ave West

Aeron E. King, Goldsmith

A behind-the-scenes look at how jewellery is made in the traditional fashion, from designing to finished product, including a tour with a gemmologist who will answer questions on gemstones.
Main club, 111 Fifth Ave

Boys & Girls Club of Cochrane and Area

A local non-profit service provider offering out-of-school care programs, summer camps, youth programs and drop-in, youth emergency support services, a family dayhome agency and volunteer opportunities. Their mission is
4-118 First Ave W

Cafe Roubaix Bicycle Studio

Café Roubaix Bicycle Studio wants every client to roll away experiencing the same level of service and attention that European professionals demand from team mechanics, coaches and equipment providers.
359 First St E

CANCELLED: Cochrane RCMP Detachment

Due to circumstances beyond our control, Cochrane RCMP will NOT be participating in this Doors Open event. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you will visit them in
114 Second Ave W

Cochrane Coffee Traders

Cochrane Coffee Traders is a locally owned and operated micro-roasterie and coffee house in the heart of Historic Downtown Cochrane. Proudly serving Cochrane since 1991, they recently moved the
1100 Gleneagles Dr

Cochrane Family History Centre

Family History Centers (FHCs) are branches of FamilySearch and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, located all over the world. Their goal is to provide resources to
11-402 Railway St W

Cochrane Lanes

Cochrane Lanes is a family owned and operated business that is home to Cochrane’s only bowling alley and Virtual Sports Simulator. It is a hot spot for fun, birthday
20 Grande Blvd

Cochrane Protective Services Centre

Cochrane Fire Services is an essential element of a healthy and sustainable community. Staff are committed to protecting people and property, and respond to the needs of the community
Unit 1, 10 Griffin Industrial Point

Half Hitch Brewing Company

Cochrane’s family-owned and operated microbrewery! Come and see first-hand the magic of brewing beer. Enjoy a guided tour of the building, chew on some malt, smell some fresh hops
245 Second Ave E, Unit 4

Ink’d Graphics

Ink'd Graphics has created hundreds of designs and applied them as custom truck lettering, digitally printed graphics, signs, channel letters, banners, billboards, LED signs and more. Visit their studio
120 Centre Ave E

King Solomon Masonic Lodge

King Solomon Lodge has been active in Cochrane for over 100 years and are proud of the ways they have contributed to our vibrant community. The lodge building has
315 First St E

Krang Spirits

See how Krang Spirits makes their small-batch premium spirits on their hand-made German Potstill. Smell a mash fermenting, then watch the bottling process. Meet the distiller and taste a
202 Fifth Ave W

McDonald’s Restaurant

Come to McDonalds and watch kitchen and drive thru operations from a new perspective. Take a tour of the back end of the restaurant including the stockroom, walk-in cooler
Bay 6, 205 Third Ave W

Saffron Collective Studios

Founded in 2010, Saffron Collective Studios provides a place for potters and artists to create and be in community. It is a fully functioning pottery studio that offers classes
Unit 3, 69 Railway St E

Snap Dance Studios

Snap offers high-caliber, quality dance training offered by top notch instructors. Visit them and enter the draw for $50 Snap Dance Studios credit, receive a Snap water bottle, see the
800 Griffin Rd E

Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre

Cochrane’s new Jayman BUILT Aquatic Centre has been open for nearly a year — this is the first chance for the community to get a behind-the-scenes tour of operations.
205 Second Ave E (in industrial area)

Studio West Art Gallery and Bronze Foundry

A Sculpture Experience. This weekend, visitors are invited behind the scenes into the artists’ studio to see miniature to monumental works in progress, and the materials and tools used to
225 Railway St East

The Corner Coworking Inc

The Corner Coworking is the first Cochrane-based shared workspace dedicated to professionals with flexible working locations. The coworking movement is changing the way we work. It connects aspiring and inspiring
111 519 First St W

The Rustic Olive Bar

Visit Cochrane’s specialty store for extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Free tastings of olive oil and vinegar during doors open. Check out the amazing selection of infused
521 First Street West

Visitor Information Centre

Cochrane’s Visitor Information Centre is open seven days per week, year round. They welcome visitors from around the world, newcomers to town, residents and prospective residents looking for information
Bay 3, 123 Second Ave West

Aeron E. King, Goldsmith

A behind-the-scenes look at how jewellery is made in the traditional fashion, from designing to finished product, including a tour with a gemmologist who will answer questions on gemstones.
111 Fifth Ave

Boys & Girls Club of Cochrane and Area

A local non-profit service provider offering out-of-school care programs, summer camps, youth programs and drop-in, youth emergency support services, a family dayhome agency and volunteer opportunities. Their mission is
4-118 First Ave W

Cafe Roubaix Bicycle Studio

Café Roubaix Bicycle Studio wants every client to roll away experiencing the same level of service and attention that European professionals demand from team mechanics, coaches and equipment providers.
80 Highway 1A (Historic Cochrane Ranche Site)

ClubHouse Activity Centre

The ClubHouse Activity Centre at the Cochrane Ranche Historic Site is host to many Town programs and events. Take in the ClubHouse Art Walk while you visit! Saturday June 9 ONLY,
114 Second Ave W

Cochrane Coffee Traders

Cochrane Coffee Traders is a locally owned and operated micro-roasterie and coffee house in the heart of Historic Downtown Cochrane. Proudly serving Cochrane since 1991, they recently moved the
1100 Gleneagles Dr

Cochrane Family History Centre

Family History Centers (FHCs) are branches of FamilySearch and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, located all over the world. Their goal is to provide resources to
11-402 Railway St W

Cochrane Lanes

Cochrane Lanes is a family owned and operated business that is home to Cochrane’s only bowling alley and Virtual Sports Simulator. It is a hot spot for fun, birthday
20 Grande Blvd

Cochrane Protective Services Centre

Cochrane Fire Services is an essential element of a healthy and sustainable community. Staff are committed to protecting people and property, and respond to the needs of the community
141 West Terrace Pt

Cochrane Water Treatment Plant

Enjoy a tour of the Town’s water treatment plant to see how Cochrane’s water is treated and pumped to your home, and learn about the wastewater system. They’ll be
66 Griffin Industrial Pt

CSN Cochrane Image Auto Body

Snap offers high-caliber, quality dance training offered by top notch instructors. CSN Cochrane Image Auto Body is a family owned and operated, state of the art, collision repair facility. Their
Unit 1, 10 Griffin Industrial Point

Half Hitch Brewing Company

Cochrane’s family-owned and operated microbrewery! Come and see first-hand the magic of brewing beer. Enjoy a guided tour of the building, chew on some malt, smell some fresh hops
106 – 105 First Street

Ideal Weight Management Cochrane

Ideal Weight Cochrane is dedicated to the “Ideal You.” They offer weight loss, health and anti-aging solutions for people of all ages. Find out about their weight loss programs,
245 Second Ave E, Unit 4

Ink’d Graphics

Ink'd Graphics has created hundreds of designs and applied them as custom truck lettering, digitally printed graphics, signs, channel letters, banners, billboards, LED signs and more. Visit their studio
120 Centre Ave E

King Solomon Masonic Lodge

King Solomon Lodge has been active in Cochrane for over 100 years and are proud of the ways they have contributed to our vibrant community. The lodge building has
315 First St E

Krang Spirits

See how Krang Spirits makes their small-batch premium spirits on their hand-made German Potstill. Smell a mash fermenting, then watch the bottling process. Meet the distiller and taste a
202 Fifth Ave W

McDonald’s Restaurant

Come to McDonalds and watch kitchen and drive thru operations from a new perspective. Take a tour of the back end of the restaurant including the stockroom, walk-in cooler
Bay 6, 205 Third Ave W

Saffron Collective Studios

Founded in 2010, Saffron Collective Studios provides a place for potters and artists to create and be in community. It is a fully functioning pottery studio that offers classes
Unit 3, 69 Railway St E

Snap Dance Studios

Snap offers high-caliber, quality dance training offered by top notch instructors. Visit them and enter the draw for $50 Snap Dance Studios credit, receive a Snap water bottle, see the
205 Second Ave E (in industrial area)

Studio West Art Gallery and Bronze Foundry

A Sculpture Experience. This weekend, visitors are invited behind the scenes into the artists’ studio to see miniature to monumental works in progress, and the materials and tools used to
225 Railway St East

The Corner Coworking Inc

The Corner Coworking is the first Cochrane-based shared workspace dedicated to professionals with flexible working locations. The coworking movement is changing the way we work. It connects aspiring and inspiring
111 519 First St W

The Rustic Olive Bar

Visit Cochrane’s specialty store for extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Free tastings of olive oil and vinegar during doors open. Check out the amazing selection of infused
521 First Street West

Visitor Information Centre

Cochrane’s Visitor Information Centre is open seven days per week, year round. They welcome visitors from around the world, newcomers to town, residents and prospective residents looking for information

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