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22 things to do at Beakerhead today: Sunday, September 17

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DH Calgary Staff Sep 17, 2017 1:00 am 94

 

Beakernight may be over, but that doesn’t mean that the fun of Beakerhead has to be.

There’s still a few events happening this Sunday, and a lot of installations that are sticking around to end off the weekend off right.

Brix n’ Blox Lego Fan Expo

  • What: Check out everything lego from building stations, displays, themed activities, and more.
  • When: Sunday, September 17
  • Time: 11 am to 6 pm
  • Where: Chinese Cultural Centre – 197 1st Street SW
  • Admission: $5

Snakes and Ladders Tour

  • What: See the entirely of the Beakerhead Snakes and Ladders exhibits by bike.
  • When: Sunday, September 17
  • Time: 11 am to 4 pm
  • Where: ACAD/SAIT – 1407 14th Avenue NW
  • Admission: $50, available at Eventbrite

Coffee in Parts per Million

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Coffee (Shutterstock)

  • What: Learn how the change in water can change how a cup of Joe tastes.
  • When: Sunday, September 17
  • Time: 1 to 3 pm
  • Where: Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters, Simmons Building Roasting Room – 618 Confluence Way SE
  • Admission: $60, available at Eventbrite

And here’s all the events and installations that will be sticking around throughout the week:

Market Collective

  • What: A gathering to celebrate art, science, and music, with food truck, DJs, and shopping.
  • When: Friday, September 15 to Sunday, September 17
  • Time: 4 to 9 pm on Friday, 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday
  • Where: Inglewood Warehouse – 1309 17th Avenue SE
  • Admission: $5 for the weekend

Engineered Eats

  • What: 24 different bars and restaurants participating in Beakerhead experiments.
  • When: Tuesday, September 12 to Sunday, September 17
  • Where: Participating Restaurants throughout Calgary

Metamorphosis

  • What: Interactive artwork that can communicate through sensory metaphors.
  • When: September 7 to October 7
  • Time: 11 am to 6 pm Tuesday to Friday, 11 am to 5 pm on Saturdays
  • Where: Herringer Kiss Gallery – 709 11th Avenue SW
  • Admission: Free!

Bee Kingdom’s Inflatable Space Invasion

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Bee Kingdom’s Inflatable Space Invasion (Beakerhead/Facebook)

  • What: Huge space invaders blown up and ready to be gawked at.
  • When: Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 17
  • Time: 10 am to 4 pm Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday, 6 to 10 pm Thursday as well, and 1- am to 5 pm on Saturday
  • Where: Telus Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
  • Admission: $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, $16 for youth, and $13 for kids

Snakes and ladders

  • What: A journey of 14 different Beakerhead sites to visit the ups and downs of invention.
  • When: Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 17
  • Where: Throughout downtown Calgary
  • Admission: Free!

Kensington Alley

  • What: Check out the Beakerhead version of one of Calgary’s tightest squeezes.
  • When: Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 17
  • Where: Alley beside 1145 Kensington Crescent NW
  • Admission: Free!

Loop

  • What: Your own motion will activate images in this two metre wide illuminated cylinder.
  • When: Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 17
  • Where: 4th Street SW, between 20th Avenue and Elbow Drive SW
  • Admission: Free!

Love in the Age of Machines

  • What: An installation created by the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and the Alberta College of Art + Design.
  • When: Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 17
  • Where: Visible from the shared traffic corridor and C-Train platform by SAIT and ACAD
  • Admission: Free!

Impulse

  • What: 15. Giant. Interactive. Teeter-totters.
  • When: Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 17
  • Where: 6th Avenue and 6th Street SE
  • Admission: Free!

BowWave

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BowWave (Beakerhead/Facebook)

  • What: Play the Bow River with illuminated, interactive shapes cast across the gravel beach.
  • When: Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 17
  • Time: 5 to 11 pm Wednesday to Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm on Sunday
  • Where: On the banks of the Bow River east of Centre Street
  • Admission: Free!

Nest

  • What: A nest of dragons hiding behind construction barriers—keep your eye out!
  • When:Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 17
  • Where: Victoria Park – 201 10th Avenue SE
  • Admission: Free!

Nucleation

  • What: 5,00 white balloons attached to Legion No. 1—don’t worry, it won’t be floating away.
  • When: Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 17
  • Where: Legion No. 1 – 116 7th Avenue SE
  • Admission: Free!

Enoch Park

  • What: Check out the bunnies during the day, then see the amazing light shows at night.
  • When: Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 17
  • Time: Noon to 10 pm Wednesday to Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm on Sunday
  • Where: Enoch Park – 314 12th Avenue SE
  • Admission: Free!

Skybeings

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Skybeings (Beakerhead/Facebook)

  • What: Learn about the stars and the story of the Big Dipper
  • When: Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 17
  • Time: Noon to 10 pm Wednesday to Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm on Sunday
  • Where: Eighth Avenue Place – 525 8th Avenue SW
  • Admission: Free!

Mars 112

  • What: A show home on Mars in the first Martian colony.
  • When: Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 17
  • Time: Noon to 8 pm Wednesday to Friday, 10 am to 8 pm on Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm on Sunday
  • Where: Loft 112 – 535 8th Avenue SE
  • Admission:

Up Against All Odds

  • What: A game that pits you against fate at the roll of the dice.
  • When: Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 17
  • Time: Noon to 8 pm Wednesday to Friday, 10 am to 8 pm on Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm on Sunday
  • Where: McDougall Centre – 455 6th Street SW

Claw

  • What: An industrial-sized claw game that puts you in the driver seat.
  • When: Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 17
  • Time: Noon to 8 pm Wednesday to Friday, 10 am to 8 pm on Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm on Sunday
  • Where: Eau Claire Market – 200 Barclay Parade SW
  • Admission: Free!

Beaker Bar

  • What: The perfect place to taste some experimental brews during Beakerhead.
  • When: Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 17
  • Time: 4 to 9:30 pm Wednesday to Friday, noon to 11 pm Saturday, noon to 5 pm Sunday
  • Where: Fort Calgary – 750 Avenue SE
  • Admission: Free admission, beverages by token

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