With its wide, tree-lined streets, Consort is a picturesque, friendly community nestled in a valley at the crossroads of Highways 41 and 12. It’s also the centre of a farming and ranching community – featuring mixed crops and large cattle herds – and the hometown of singer k.d. lang.
Consort is a wildlife watcher’s mecca, with a diversity of birds attracted to the area’s abundant shrubby berries and fall crops. Deer, pronghorn, moose and elk also frequent the area Consort & District Museum – Located in the old Royal Bank, built in 1921 Old Tyme Printing Press Museum – Displays artifacts from the original Consort Enterprise newspaper office, including a printing press used in the television production of Jake and the Kid.
Consort Players Dinner Theatre in April/May; Gooseberry Lake Rodeo during Father's Day Weekend in June; Pot Luck Supper & Old Fashioned Picnic at Roland School Historical Site during second Sunday in August.
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