What: Theatre Calgary’s Production of Hamlet comes to Prince’s Island Park. No need to buy tickets for the show, just arrive early to grab a seat and bring a blanket with you if you’d like. The show runs on donations, so pay what you’d like when the collection hat makes it’s way through the crowd. Find showtimes online.
Where: Prince’s Island Park – 698 Eau Claire Avenue SW
What: Indulge in a 2-hour dining experience offered Tuesday afternoons at Heritage Park. Journey back in time and savour a taste of the golden age of luxury rail travel aboard the River Forth dining car.
What: Hosted by NorthWest Comedy and Just For Laughs, comedian and award winning actress, Carol Burnett is coming to Calgary. Burnett will share clips and moments from her career as well as engage in a question and answer period with the audience.
When: Tuesday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Ave NW
Tickets: Available online from $69.50 to $125. All ages.
What: A Pop-Up Picnic is a lunch hour (Noon to 1pm) event hosted by Downtown Calgary in various locations around the downtown core. They’ll provide the tables, chairs, entertainment and all you have to do is bring your lunch and some friends. Each picnic will have a unique theme – this week’s being ‘Magic’ and will be held at a different location each week.
What: Each June, the five-day music and arts festival brings together a community of over 250 bands, comedians, filmmakers and artists as well as over 30,000 attendees in more than 35 venues, transforming the city into an arts lover’s paradise that has earned rave reviews from artists, fans and media from across the globe.
What: Visit Bridgeland Riverside Farmers’ Market for their first market of the year! Enjoy eating at local vendor stations, dance to live music and shop until you drop. For the kiddos, there are free activities set up.
Where: Bridgeland Riverside Farmers’ Market – 917 Centre Avenue NE
What: Enjoy two 20 minute shows performed by Drama students from Wagonstage Children’s Theatre. Hippo Needs a Bath is performed in the green space between the Kitamba Café and the Rhino enclosure and The Dinosaur Club, No Babies Allowed! takes place in the Prehistoric Park Amphitheatre. Shows take place Wednesday through Sunday at 11:00 am and 1:30 pm
What: Montreal’s Award-winning power trio are coming to Calgary June 24. The group recently released Relentless, a genuine blues-rock escapade featuring 10 new songs encompassing their most original and powerful work to date
Where: The Blues Can – 1429 9th Avenue SE
When: Friday, June 24 at 9 pm
Cost: $10 presale or $15 day of show. Call 403-262-2666 to make reservation
What: Singer-songwriter Josh Ritter describes Sermon on the Rocks, his eighth studio album, as “messianic oracular honky tonk”. The record is a departure from predecessor The Beast In Its Tracks and is loaded with potential hit singles like “Getting Ready to Get Down” and “See Me Around”.
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.