What: Rupi Kaur is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Milk and Honey. She will be presenting her second collection of poetry, “The Sun and Her Flowers” at one of the many events during Wordfest in collaboration with Chapters Indigo. You won’t be able to get a copy of the book at this event, but you’ll get a taste of what is to come very shortly!
When: Tuesday, October 17
Time: 7 pm
Where: Bella Concert Hall (Mount Royal University) – 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
What: Ever wonder what it would be like to explore the Zoo after the gates close? Now is your chance, sans the kids! At this month’s Adult Only Night celebrate Oktoberfest, just like they would in Munich. Sip on locally brewed beer while listening to live music, playing adult games and more!
What: The wait is finally over! Granary Road Farmers Market is finally open. Come explore their Active Learning Park, while munching on delicious eats from The Loft Lounge and checking out the fantastic local vendors in the Public Market!
What: Enjoy a spectacular evening reliving the journey of famous figure skating routines from the past to present with pianist, Tommy Banks and host Jamie Salé, World Champion, and Olympic gold medalist.
What: Dress up in your best Halloween Costume (that allows you to move) and come on down to the annual run and walk in support of life-diabetes research. Last year they raised $110,000 – let’s make this year even better!
What: Celebrate fall in the most appropriate way possible! Every weekend in October you will have the opportunity explore the patch and pick out the perfect pumpkin to bring home, along with the Petting Zoo, Corn Maze, Fun Farm and more. Don’t miss The Great Pumpkin Explosion, where a pumpkin filled with candy is exploded daily!
When: Every Saturday and Sunday in October
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Calgary Corn Maze and Fun Farm – 284022 Township Road 224
What: Join the Calgary Farmers Market and Calgary Food Tours as they bring to you a very special Sunday brunch. You will have the opportunity to listen to 10 various Alberta ranchers as they explain what it takes to bring their products to the market, sample their produce and leave feeling inspired to fill your shopping bag with fresh goodies.
When: Every Sunday
Where: 510 – 77 Street SE – off Blackfoot Trail and close to Heritage Drive SE
What: It’s larch season! Grab your cameras and hiking gear and enjoy the picturesque fall views from the top of a mountain. If you haven’t checked out Larch Valley and Sentinel Pass then you must move it to the top of your bucket list. Be sure to be prepared to expect all sorts of weather patterns throughout the day.
What: There is no better way to welcome fall then heading out to one of Calgary’s many corn mazes and enjoying a fun-filled farm adventure. Don’t forget to check out the Kangaroo Petting Zoo new to Cobb’s Adventure Park and Corn Maze!