Here are some of the top events to check out in Calgary this weekend, September 11 to 13.
For a complete list of events, check out the
Calgary Buzz event calendar.
What: The festival is 10 days of music-making. Honens searches for the complete pianist, a 21st century artist, from the 10 contestants.
Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons – 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary
When: Now through Saturday, September 12, times vary
Cost: $460 festival pass, single tickets range in price
What: The 34th Annual Alberta Dance Festival will be hosting their production, The Fate of Dance.
Where: Victor Mitchell Theatre, Pumphouse Theatre – 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary
When: Friday, September 11 and Thursday, September 17 to Saturday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $30 and up; $50 for a 2-ticket pass
What: With many vendors, fantastic food trucks and live music the expanded Inglewood Night Market is a must-visit.
Where: 10 St and 9 Ave SE, Calgary
When: Friday, September 11 from 6 to 11 p.m.
What: The Art of Leadership is coming to Calgary on September 11, where five internationally renowned authors and leaders will share their own unique experiences and achievements in the world of leadership.
Where: TELUS Convention Centre – 120-9th Avenue South East, Calgary
When: Friday, September 11, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What: Hosting a rare fashion show of the Gardens 1920’s pieces from an extensive private fashion collection. Unique performances, food catered by the restaurant and more will be present.
Where: Lougheed House – 707 13 Ave SW, Calgary
When: Friday, September 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $50 to $150
What: BassBus, YYCFoodTrucks and Village Brewery have put together a traveling carnival featuring local food, beer, music, art and performers.
Where: Pumphouse Park – 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW
When: Saturday, September 12 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Cost: $20 advanced, $25 at the door and free for kids under 14
What: Run to fund the University of Calgary Students Dino cross-country and track & field teams.
Where: U of C Foothills Track
When: Saturday, September 12 at 11 a.m.
Cost: $25 to $40
What: Shop for Fall at an upscale country market that supports the Women’s Centre of Calgary. There will also be a fashion show, live music, gelato, food trucks, and more.
Where: Willow Park Village – 10816 Macleod Tr SE, Calgary
When: Saturday, September 12 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What: Explore projects that are often hidden away in basements. This event lets creativity be showcased in a fun and hands-on way.
Where: TELUS Spark – 220 St Georges Dr NE, Calgary
When: Saturday, September 12 to Sunday, September 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost: $20 for adult, $18 for Senior (65 and up), $16 Youth (13 to 17), $13 for child (3 to 12) per day. 2-day passes are also available.
What: This is the 1st annual run for Zambia. All proceeds will go to help Orphans and vulnerable children in the Kalende community of Zambia.
Where: 2404 Kensington Road NW, Calgary
When: Saturday, September 12 from 3 to 5 p.m.
Cost: $25 per person
What: These markets will be every Saturday rain or shine. They strive for quality foods and goods that are produced from local farmers, food creators and artisans.
Where: Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association – 1320 5 Ave NW, Calgary
When: now to Saturday, September 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
What: Come support the local community and stock up on healthy fruits and vegetables at low prices. Funds raised will go to support local charities.
Where: Green Space in Historical Village at Heritage Park, Calgary.
When: Saturday, September 12 and Sunday, September 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: $26 to $33 for adult, $14 to $16 for children, $19 to $23 for youth and $20 to $25 for senior
What: Children’s Wish Foundation presents this enchanted race where everyone gets to be a princess for a day to help grant wishes to children with life threatening illnesses.
Where: 200 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary
When: Sunday, September 13 at 9 a.m.
Cost: $30 for early Bird, $40 for regular and free for kids under 10
What: Have a blast watching the Monster Jam Trucks featuring the Grave Digger driven by Cam McQueen, Zombie Driven by Sean Duhon, Monster Mutt Dalmation driven by Cynthia Gauthier and many more.
Where: Stampede Grandstand, Calgary
When: Saturday September 12 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, September 13 at 1 p.m.
Cost: $25 to $65
What: The Calgary Hitmen are hosting their first-ever Western Hockey League pre-season game against the Edmonton Oil Kings.
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
When: Sunday, September 13 at 3 p.m.
Cost: $5 for adults and $2 for kids
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