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68 things to do in Calgary this August

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Kristy Archibald Jul 31, 2018 1:27 pm 950

Welcome August aka the second half of summer here in YYC.

This month is purely for relaxing, getting out of the house, and enjoying the great outdoors while the weather still allows it.

Start and end the month with a glorious long weekend. If you’re sticking around town, there are a ton of cultural events, outdoor movie nights, and fun activities going on to get you outside.

Throughout the month enjoy the various music festivals and events happening in and around the city, along with fun local markets, foodie endeavours, and street festivals.

We have gathered 68 of the best things to check out this August in YYC so that you can make the most out of the last half of your summer.

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Get Outdoors

Head out of town for a mountain adventure

What: Adventure Hub is a bonafide collective that has joined forces to give you unforgettable adventures in the Rocky Mountains. From horseback riding to cave tours to river rafting and much more. In the mood for adventure? Take your pick.

Where: In and around Banff and Canmore

Hit up the King Eddy

What: The highly-anticipated King Eddy is finally (and permanently) re-opened. The revitalized King Edward Hotel was built way back in 1905, so to say this spot is legendary would be an understatement. Patrons can expect a regular lineup of talented musicians at this spot, along with a menu of killer grub and drinks. Don’t forget about their incredible rooftop.

When:

Monday to Wednesday: 11 am to 10 pm

Thursday and Friday: 11 am to 2 am

Saturday: 9 am to 2 am

Sunday: 9 am to 10 pm

Where: 438 9th Avenue SE

Check out Phase Two of the Kananaskis Nordic Spa

What: Looking for a quick escape from the everyday grind? This brand new spa combines the tranquil rejuvenation of a traditional Nordic Spa and the Alpine stillness of the Canadian Rockies. Opened in March, the spa has taken the last month off to add some new exciting additions to its facilities for summer. Come out for a relaxing experience and the opportunity to discover clarity in the midst of the mountains.

Where: 1 Centennial Drive, Kananaskis

Go Hiking in the Rockies

What: The view is worth the climb.

Where: Here are some of the most picturesque hiking spots in and around Banff to check out this summer.

Take a ride in Handsome Andy with Moose Trail Overland

What: Join local experts and firefighters Mike and Ryan as they show you all their favourite spots in the area and take you on a thrilling adventure in Handsome Andy, a 4×4 Ford E350. Don’t expect your typical cookie cutter tour, as these two are keen to take you off the beaten path and bring your dream of adventure to life.

Price: Varies per tour – book online

Take advantage of Calgary’s bumping patio scene

What: Take a break from the heat and have an ice-cold bevy on one of Calgary’s best patios. From rooftops to hidden gardens, there are plenty of spots to choose from that will have the vibe and ambiance you’re looking for. Check out some of Calgary’s best rooftop patios here.

Take a float down the Bow River

What: This is a tradition most of us Calgarians look forward to doing at least once during the summer. Plus, it’s the ultimate refresher when stuck in a prairie heat wave.

Tips: Make sure that you have enough life jackets for your entire group, book your raft ahead of time, park a vehicle at the beginning and the end of your route, and check weather advisories before heading out.

WhereLazy Day Raft RentalsSports RentThe Paddle Station and the Outdoor Centre at the University of Calgary

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Tour de Bowness

What: Get a taste of what the Tour de France is like at the 17th Annual Tour de Bowness. For three days you will have the opportunity to watch cyclists from various viewpoints throughout the city as they compete for a variety of titles and prizes. This event started in 2001 and is now the largest amateur bike race in the province.

Where: Various locations

When: August 4 to 6

Cost: Free to watch

Outdoor HIIT with Movement U

What: Get a tan while you work on your fitness. Spend an hour outdoors as two Movement U instructors team up to take your summer workout to the next level at Murdoch Park in Bridgeland.

When:

Sunday, August 12 with Cory and Rachel

Sunday, August 26 with Luke and Cory

Time: 12 pm

Where: Murdoch Park

Admission: Online, regular drop-in $23

Ride, Row, Refresh 

What: Sweat it out in a spin or yoga class and then reward yourself with a Wildrose brew afterward. A brew is always better when you’ve earned it, right?

When: Wednesday, August 15

Time: 7 pm

Where: Movement U 16, 14th Street NE

Tickets: Online, $23

$5 Class Week 

What: Try out a new type of dance or get back into the groove — you’re choice. This is the perfect opportunity to get your feet wet and try something new in a fun and encouraging environment.

When: August 27 to 30

Where: Decidedly Jazz Danceworks – 111 12th Avenue SE

Admission: $5

Rent a bike and go on a river adventure

What: Grab your squad, get yourself some wheels, and put those bike paths to good use — all while seeing the city from a different perspective.

Where: Rent bikes at these locations: Rath Bicycle and Bike and Brew

Take the Leap at WinSport

What: WinSport’s latest adrenaline-filled adventure, Free Fall, is now open. Climb up an eight-story platform, secure yourself in a bungee harness, and jump off the platform feeling a sensation similar to that of leaping out of an airplane. Any adrenaline junkies out there?

Where: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW

Admission: One jump: $25, two jumps: $35

August Markets

Grab some fresh produce at the Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers’ Market

What: Grab your weekly haul of delicious produce, eggs, baked goods, meats, preserves, florals, and more, all grown and produced on farms right here in Alberta. You can enjoy live entertainment and other fun activities happening at this quaint community farmers’ market. The market will go on rain or shine, so come prepared.

When: Every Wednesday

Time: 3 to 7 pm

Where: 1320 5th Avenue NW

Admission: FREE

East Village Junction Pop-Up Retail Park

What: In only one year, this colourful container lot has turned into a popular Calgary mainstay. Located behind the King Edward Hotel, this is a unique destination that features local retail shops, workshops, music, art, and, of course, YYC Food Trucks. You won’t want to miss out on the fun summer festivities that they have planned at this hip community gathering space this summer.

When: May 18 to September 3

Where: 430 8th Avenue SE

Admission: Free

Summer Market Presented by Southcentre + Curated 

What: Southcentre Mall and Curated market have partnered up together to bring four uniquely curated artisan markets to YYC this summer. You can look forward to shopping from many talented makers and artists, treating yourself to delicious foods from YYC Food Trucks, and enjoying live entertainment, all in the south parking lot of Southcentre Mall.

When: August 10 and 11

Time: 5 to 10 pm

Where: Southcentre Mall – 100 Anderson Road SE

Admission: FREE

YYC Free Market 

What: Give and take (leaving no trace) is the theme of this fun yearly summer market.

When: Tuesday, August 14

Time: 6 to 9 pm

Where: Container Site in Sunnyside – 1010 2nd Avenue NW

Admission: FREE

The Market on Stephen Avenue

What: Shop up to 60 vendors offering fresh food, spices, sauces, treats, art, fashion, and more. Enjoy shopping the walk.

When: Tuesday, August 14, 21 and 28

Time: 10 am to 4 pm

Where: Stephen Avenue – 1st Street SE to 2nd Street SW

Admission: FREE

Inglewood Night Market 

What: Calgary’s favourite night market is back. Check out the second market of the summer on July 13 and enjoy live entertainment on both the Main Stage and the Variety Show Stage, and delicious food truck eats, all while shopping some of Calgary’s best local makers and artists. New to the market this year is a licensed area in collaboration with Village Brewery. Be sure to grab a brew and enjoy the line-up of incredible local talent.

When: Friday, August 10

Time: 5 pm

Where: Between 9th Avenue and 10th Street SE

Admission: FREE

Festivals and Other Events

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RNDSQR Sales Centre Community Series: Movie Night

What: Vote between Moana and Despicable Me on Instagram and enjoy a family outdoor movie night. Popcorn is complimentary and Gypsy Lemonade will be there serving up delicious lemonades and other yummy treats. There is no better way to start the long weekend.

When: Thursday, August 2

Time: 7 to 10:30 pm

Where: RNDSQR Sales Centre – 2212 33th Avenue SW

Admission: Free, RSVP here

Heritage Day at Fort Calgary

What: Celebrate the best of Calgary’s multicultural heritage at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow rivers. Enjoy kids crafts, a Backfoot Ecology Session, Free Museum tours, and more at this free, family-friendly event.

When: Monday, August 6

Time: 10 am to 4 pm

Where: Fort Calgary – 750 9th Avenue SE

Admission: FREE

Heritage Day at Heritage Park

What: This is a great excuse to load up the entire family and head down to Heritage Park. There will be interactive activities, live music, a delicious BBQ, a scavenger hunt, wagon rides, a traditional First Nations encampment, and more! There will also be a citizenship ceremony where 100 people officially become Canadian citizens. That is a moment you won’t want to miss.

When: Monday, August 6

Time: 10 am to 5 pm

Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW

Admission: Regular admission to the park

Movies at the Meadows

What: Come out and watch a classic film under the stars for the first four Wednesday’s in August. This month you’ll be able to look forward to watching The Lion King, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Avengers: Infinity War, and Jumanji.

When: Wednesday, August 1

Time: Varies per date

Where: Spruce Meadows – 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW

Cost: $20/ carload if purchased at the door

Calgary Fringe Festival 

What: A plethora of uncensored, non-juried theatre performances happening all around the city. This iconic festival was started in Scotland in 1947 and has grown to become one of the most popular art festivals in the world. Anything goes at this one.

When: August 3 to 11

Time: Various times

Where: Various theatres around the city

CostOnline, $55 to $200

Hang out with the Pandas

What: The long wait is finally over. The Calgary Zoo has officially welcomed four pandas (two adults and two cubs), into their newly built habitat, The Panda Passage. These furry black and white friends are charming and have a ton to teach us in the five years that they will be with us before returning to China.

Where: The Calgary Zoo — 210 St. Georges Drive NE

Admission: Regular admission to the zoo

Inglewood Sunfest

What: Celebrate the best of summer in #yyc at this day-long street festival featuring over 200 vendors, food trucks, live entertainment, an old classic car show and so much more. It’ll be an affair to bring the entire family down for.

When: August 4

Time: 11 am to 6 pm

Where: Mainstreet Inglewood – 9th Avenue SE

Admission: FREE

Floating Lantern Peace Ceremony

What: Celebrate Calgarian’s collective desire for peace as you set sail to your lantern in the Olympic Plaza pool. This event is an annual international affair that aims to remember and commemorate the 200,000 people who lost their lives in the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Calgary’s even will be held in tandem with 7,500 other cities who have banded together to promote peace.

When: Saturday, August 4

Time: 8:20 to 10 pm

Where: Olympic Plaza – 228 8th Avenue SE

Cost: Free or donate $20 online to receive a custom lantern

Adults Only Night: Through the Haze (Myths and Science behind Cannabis)

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What: Cannabis is a smoking topic right know. Come out to learn all about THC, how it’s used medicinally, the social implications around the new legal changes, and why the heck cannabis gives you the munchies.

When: Thursday, August 9

Time: 6 to 10 pm

Where: Telus Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE

Tickets: Online, $26

Calgary Dragon Boat Race and Festival 

What: Compete in this traditional Chinese cultural event that stems from a 2000-year-old Chinese legend. Work with a team of up to 26 people while navigating through the waters. After the race, enjoy the all-day festival that includes a kid’s play zone, food trucks, beer gardens, live performances, and more.

When: August 10 to 12

Time:

Friday: 1 to 10 pm

Saturday and Sunday: 7 am to 10 pm

Where: North Glenmore Park – 5R7, 7305 Crowchild Trail SW

Cost: Free

Calgary Japanese Festival 

What: Come to celebrate the best of what the Japanese culture has to offer here in Calgary. This family-friendly festival features authentic cuisine, song and dance, many cultural customs, martial arts demonstrations, and more.

When: August 11

Time: 10 am to 5 pm

Where: Max Bell Centre – 1001 Barlow Trail SE

Admission: $7 at the door

The 34 Annual Marda Gras Street Festival

What: Experience Marda Loop come to life as you enjoy live music, exciting cultural performances, kids activities, loads of shopping, and delectable bites at this exciting family-friendly street festival.

When: Sunday, August 12

Time: 10 am to 5 pm

Where: Marda Loop – 33rd Avenue between 18 and 22 Street SW

Cost: Free

GlobalFest

What: Celebrate a variety of international cultures that represent Calgary’s cultural diversity and arts excellence, with a multicultural marketplace, live entertainment, and a spectacular firework show put on by a different country each night.

When: August 16 to 25

Time: 6 to 11 pm

Where: Elliston Park – 1827 68th Street SE

Cost: Online, $20

Love your Library day

What: Show some love for your local library and head over for a full schedule of stories, family programming, behind-the-scenes tours, musical performances, collaborate art, story walls, and more. Having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card.

When: Saturday, August 18

Time: 10 am to 2 pm

Where: Libraries city-wide

Admission: FREE

Open Farm Days

What: Come out and see the part of Alberta that not many people get to witness. Take a one-hour train excursion across Alberta and get up-close-and-personal with Alberta’s agricultural landscape.

When: Saturday, August 18

Time: 11 am to 11 pm

Where: Aspen Crossing – 1 km West #24 Mossleigh, Alberta

Tickets: $25

YYC Girl Gang Off the Clock: Patio Fun

What: Soak up the sun on one of Calgary’s best patios as you network with the city’s most ambitious boss babes, all while enjoying some chilled brews and delicious eats. This is the ultimate Sunday Funday.

When: Sunday, August 19

Time: 1 to 4 pm

Where: Brewsters Pub – 834 11th Avenue SW

Tickets: Online, $5

Expo Latino 

What: Feel the heat as Western Canada’s largest Latin Festival brings Prince’s Island Park to life. Enjoy exciting performances, sizzling dancing, exotic food, a stunning art market, and so much more. You can even enjoy a performance by Grammy Award Winning Nicaraguan Salsa singer, Luis Enrique.

When: August 17,18 and 19

Time:

Friday: 6 pm

Saturday and Sunday: 1 pm

Where: Prince’s Island Park – 698 Eau Claire Avenue SW

Tickets: Online, $11 to $38

Taber Cornfest 

What: Enjoy a corn parade, fun run, chilli cookout, exciting entertainment, live music, a show and shine, and more as you celebrate this famous Taber vegetable. The night will end off with a huge fireworks show. Find out why Taber corn really is a big ol’ deal.

When: August 23 to 25

Time: Varies per event

Where: Confederation Park – 50th Avenue and 50th Street, Taber

Admission: FREE

RNDSQR Sales Centre Community Series: Women’s Shop & Sip

What: Enjoy this outdoor shopping event featuring some of Calgary’s best clothing designers, brands, and shops. Shop edgy designs from Parts + Labour, curated high-end consignment from The Upside and Kristen’s Consignment, fabulous trends from Collins Street and unique pieces from Coco + Violet. There will be food and fancy drinks of course. Did someone say back to school shopping?

When: Saturday, August 24

Time: 4 pm until late

Where: RNDSQR Sales Centre – 2212 33rd Avenue SW

Admission: Free

Calgary Pride 

What: It’s the most colourful celebration of the year. Enjoy a week of festivities as you celebrate LOVE, equality, and happiness in YYC.

When: August 24 to September 3

Time: Varies per event

Where: Various locations

Tickets: Vary per event. See full event listings here

Country Kickback

What: Learn how the West was back in the old days. From tractor races to barn dances, you’ll be fully transported to the way things once were, long long ago.

When: August 25 and 26

Time: 10 am to 5 pm

Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW

Cost: Park admission

Summer Yoga and Movie Night on the Rooftop

What: They’re back. Sweat it out in a rooftop yoga sesh with instructor Kate W. Mak and Spud
 and then curl up as you watch a classic film on the big screen. Bring your mat along with a cozy blanket and pillow — just in case it cools down throughout the evening.

When: Friday, August 29

Time: 7:30 to 11 pm

Where: Junction 9 Yoga and Pilates – 919 9th Avenue SE

Cost: $20 drop-in fee

Food and Drink Festivities

Grab some fresh produce at the Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers’ Market

What: Grab your weekly haul of delicious produce, eggs, baked goods, meats, preserves, florals, and more, all grown and produced on farms right here in Alberta. You can enjoy live entertainment and other fun activities happening at this quaint community farmers’ market. The market will go on rain or shine, so come prepared.

When: Every Wednesday

Time: 3 to 7 pm

Where: 1320 5th Avenue NW

Admission: FREE

Taste of Calgary

What: Going on a date or just looking for something fun to do with friends? Sample some of Calgary’s best international cuisines and sip on delicious, locally made craft beers, wines, and cocktails as you enjoy the warm summer weather and listen to live outdoor music for four days in a row. Sounds like a pretty good deal to us.

When: August 10 to 13

Time: 11 am to 9 pm

Where: 200 Barclay Parade SW

Cost: Free Admission, sampling tickets are $1 purchase online in advanced

Check out Flower and Wolf

What: Take a ride with an Old Fashioned with a twist featuring Old London, Old Oaxaca, and Old Cuba at this new restaurant situated in the Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire. This eclectic foodie wonderland is both globally inspired and classically rooted in a sophisticated social space aimed to unite locals and travellers alike.

Where: 255 Barclay Parade SW

Summer Feast

What: Celebrate Calgary’s vibrant and growing food scene with this 10-day dining event happening this August. You will have the opportunity to enjoy delicious Prix fix summer menus for lunch and dinner from 18 of Calgary’s best and most diverse restaurants. It will be a foodie affair you’ll never forget — Bon Appetite.

When:  August 11 to 20

Where: See all the participating resultants here

Cost: Reserve Online, $20 to $45

The Second Annual Rosè Bebe

What: Did someone say Rose? We’re so there.

When: Friday, August 24

Time: 4 to 11 pm

Where: Royale – 730 17th Avenue SW

Tickets: Online, $75

Tea on the Verandah

What: Pinkies up. Enjoy high tea and assorted baked goods on the front porch of Heritage Park’s newest exhibit the “Famous 5″ Centre for Women.

When: Saturdays and Sundays from June 32 to September 2

Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW

Cost: Call (403) 268-8500 to reserve, Adults – $22.95 +GST, Child (Under 12) – $15.95 +GST

#Meatfest

What: Calling all meat and beer lovers. Join Brewery and the Beast for an outdoor meal featuring local brews, the highest quality of meats, and live music from The Electric Timber Co. This entire event is through the extraordinary vision of a line-up of Calgary’s finest and most notable chefs.

When: Sunday, August 19

Time: 1 pm

Where: Fort Calgary – 750 9th Avenue SE

Tickets: Online, $99.95

Concert and Performances

Steve Martin and Martin Short: An evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life

When: Saturday, August 4

Time: 7 pm

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14th Avenue NW

Tickets: Ticketmaster, $216 to $475

Michael Franti and Spearhead: Stay Human Tour

When: Friday, August 10

Time: 8 pm

Where: Grey Eagle Event Centre – 3777 Grey Eagle Drive NW

Tickets: Ticketmaster, $61 to $82

Nazareth

When: Saturday, August 8

Time: 8 pm

Where: Grey Eagle Event Centre – 3777 Grey Eagle Drive NW

Tickets: Ticketmaster, $48 to $61

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite 

When: Monday, August 20

Time: 7:30 pm

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14th Avenue NW

Tickets: Ticketmaster, $40 to $156

A Paranormal Evening with Alice Cooper 

When: Wednesday, August 22

Time: 8 pm

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14th Avenue NW

Tickets: Ticketmaster, $47 to $196

Joe Rogan: Strange Times 2018 Tour

When: Saturday, August 25

Time: 7:30 pm

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14th Avenue NW

Tickets: Ticketmaster, $76 to $87

Halsey

When: Tuesday, August 28

Time: 7 pm

Where: MacEwan Hall – 2500 University Drive NW

Tickets: Online, $55

Music Festivals

Chasing Summer Music Festival

What: Celebrate the passion of Calgarians’ love for summer in this huge two-day EDM festival. Festival attendees can expect to see big names such as Kaskade, DJ Snake, Dillon Francis, Cash Cash, Mar+In Garrix, and more.

When: August 4 to 5

Time: 1 to 11 pm

Where: Max Bell Centre Festival Ground – 1001 Barlow Trail SE

Tickets: Online, $100 to $170

Canmore Folk Fest

What: Alberta’s longest running folk music festival is back. Set to the backdrop to the majestic Canadian Rockies you can look forward to headliners such as Buffy Sainte-Marie, Carlos Del Junco and the Blue Mongrels, Cassie and Maggie, Jon Brooks, and many more performers throughout the weekend.

When: August 4 to 6

Time:

Saturday: 3:30 to 9:30 pm

Sunday and Monday: 9:30 am to 9:30 pm

Where: Centennial Park – 5th Avenue, Canmore

Cost: Online, $45 to $130

Blues Music Festival

What: Check out one full week of live outdoor blues performances and end each day off with a Twilight Blues Dance Party. Experience the art market, beer tents, food trucks, and more. Don’t forget to pick yourself up a festival souvenir. See the full list of performers here.

When: July 30 to August 5

Time: Varies per day

Where: Shaw Millennium Park – 1220 9th Avenue SW

Tickets: Online, $50 to $500

2018 Southern Alberta Music Festival

What: Pull out your cowboy boots for yet another country affair at the sixth annual Southern Alberta Music Festival in support of STARS Air Ambulance. Don’t forget your chair.

When: August 10 to 12

Time: 10 am to 12 am

Where: Aspen Crossing – 1 km West #24 Mossleigh, Alberta

Tickets: Online, $80

Country Thunder 2018 

What: Are you ready to put your boots back on? Country Thunder is back with another spectacular country line-up. Some of the headliners include heartthrobs Dirks Bentley, Toby Keith, Eric Church, Dean Brody, and many more. Get ready to get your two-step on.

When: August 17 to 19

Time: all day

Where: Prairie Winds Park – 223 Castleridge Boulevard NE

Tickets: Online, $175

Honens Festival

What: Watch emerging pianists compete throughout a heavy piano competition, along with a variety of other events including a reading of ‘The Hockey Sweater’ set to live piano music. The festival will end with an afternoon musical concert in the middle of the Beltline in Central Memorial Park.

When: August 30 to September 8

Time: Ranges per event

Where: Locations vary around the city

Tickets: Online, $10 to $97

Art and Culture

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dream Coat

What: This colourful story aims to inspire and amaze. Be sure to grab a delicious meal from the buffet before the show begins. This is the perfect night out for the whole family.

When: June 1 to September 1

Time: 11 am or 5 pm

Where: Rosebud Theatre Opera House – 106 Martin Avenue, Rosebud Alberta

Tickets: Online, $54 to $84

The Importance of Being Earnest

What: Set after the all-time classic by Oscar Wilde, this witty performance aims to figure out just who ‘Ernest’ really is.

When: August 1 to 5

Time: 2 pm or 7 pm

Where: West Village Theatre – 2007 10th Avenue SW

Tickets: Online, $15 to $20

Free First Thursday

What: Explore the Glenbow at your leisure for FREE on the first Thursday of every month. They are launching some neat new exhibitions this month that you won’t want to miss out on!

When: Thursday, August 2

Time: 5 pm to close

Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9th Avenue SE

Admission: Free

Music in the Plaza

What: From folk to funk to Country to Celtic, enjoy weekly live entertainment in the Heritage Town Square every Wednesday. Each performance begins with an up-and-coming star from the Stampede Talent Search, followed by some of the best performers in the city. Come for the music, stay for dinner! See full artist lineup here.

When Wednesday evenings from July 4 to August 29

Time: 6 to 8 pm

Where: Heritage Town Square, Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive NE

Admission: Free with park admission

Shakespeare by the Bow

What: Your favourite outdoor theatre is back for yet another summer of dramatic and comedic performances. Watch as they perform a light-hearted take on the tumultuous friendship between Proteus and Valentine in Shakespeare’s ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona.”

When: June 29 to August 19

Time: Tuesday to Saturday, 7 pm; Sunday, 2 pm and 7 pm

Where: Prince’s Island Park

Admission: Pay what you can

Check out one of the many exhibitions happening at the Glenbow

What: Come out to see some seriously awesome works of art at one of Calgary’s favourite cultural centres.

Alex Janvier: Modern Indigenous Master – June 16 to September 9

One New Work Gwenessa Lam: Who Magic – June 16 to September 9

Recent Acquisitions 2018 – June 30 to December 9

The Artist’s Mirror: Self Portraits – March 10 to January 2019

Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9tth Avenue SE

Cost: Regular admission to the museum

Sporting Events

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Cheer on the Calgary Stampeders 

What: Grab your jersey and head down to McMahon Stadium for a tailgate and a chance to cheer on the Calgary Stampeders.

When:

Saturday, August 4 at 7 pm vs. The BC Lions

Saturday, August 25 at 1:30 pm vs. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Where: McMahon Stadium — 1817 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary

Tickets: Ticketmaster

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Kristy Archibald
Kristy is a creative Communications and PR strategist, freelance writer, coffee enthusiast and wine connoisseur who has a strong passion for travelling, art, style and fashion. Check out her blog (FloralandBows.com) for a taste of YYC through the lens of a refined, sassy, PR girl working on being a successful #girlboss.

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