What: Nine scripts were selected for this year’s festival out of 100 which were submitted. Through the Suncor Stage One Festival, Lunchbox Theatre has become Canada’s leading development source and producer of one-act plays. At the end of each season, Lunchbox Theatre holds a series of staged readings of new works and invites audience members to give feedback during a discussion period.
What: See some of the most trendsetting and common wedding dresses in Alberta from the last 125 years. The exhibition features collections from the Museum of the Highwood, the Red Deer Museum, the Royal Alberta Museum, the Lougheed House Conservation Society, as well as numerous private collections.
What: Montreal trio Plants and Animals have been around since 2008, and have gained quite the following in the last few years. With a recently released new album, the band is back in Calgary this month.
What: A night of exploration and fun for adults only! There’s about 100 Watts per square meter of solar energy striking the planet every day. Fine out what you could do with that power if you could harvest just a fraction of it, while sipping on some wine.
What: Haultain Park is gearing up to host a convoy of Calgary’s most beloved food trucks, when Picnic in Vic Park returns to the city for another year. Running over three consecutive days there will be 15 plus food trucks, live music from BassBus, giveaways, cold beer from Village Brewery, and a stack of things to see and do.
When: Friday, June 17 to Sunday, June 19, from 11 am to 7 pm (all three days)
What: Neighbour Day is an opportunity for neighbours to come together in the form of a front yard barbecue, garden party, picnic, clean-up or afternoon tea in a local park to celebrate our strong community spirit in Calgary.
What: The second annual YYC Lobsterfest is coming to town June 18 and 19 at Market on Macleod. Treat your dad or yourself to one fresh lobster, plus a side dish, and your own personal bib (adults need them too for lobster). A cash bar will be set up for purchasing beer and wine with proceeds from the event going to the Calgary Firefighters Burn Unit.
What: Participants will start in the town of Banff, then make their way through a series of incredible natural, wildlife, pass by the serene Vermilion Lakes and journey along the stunning Bow Valley Parkway. Choose between a Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K run all finishing in Banff’s downtown Central Park.