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9 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, April 15

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DH Calgary Staff Apr 14, 2018 7:00 pm 172

One last ride.

With one day left in the weekend, you’ve got to do your absolute best to cram as much fun, excitement, and whimsy into this Sunday as you possibly can.

Luckily enough, we’ve put together a list of great things to check out throughout the entire day through.

Best of luck!

Check out Calgary’s Newest Ice Creamery

  • What: XO is located in the heart of one of Calgary’s newest communities, Auburn Bay. Paying tribute to the old fashioned ice cream parlours and mom-and-pop shops, they have aimed to create an ice cream experience with flavours that are both nostalgic and creative, sparking memories across generations – past, present, and future!
  • Where: 808, 100 Auburn Meadows Drive SE

Head to the new Kananaskis Nordic Spa

  • What: Looking for a quick escape from the every day grind? This brand new spa combines the tranquil rejuvenation of a traditional Nordic Spa and the Alpine stillness of the Canadian Rockies. This spa is meant to provide relaxation and give you the opportunity to discover clarity in the midst of the mountains. Why not make a weekend out of it!
  • Where: 1 Centennial Drive, Kananaskis

Supertrain 2018

  • What: Canada’s largest model train show is back for another year! This year’s event features 70,000 sq. ft. of operating layout, exhibitions, railroad artists, hobby shops, model manufactures, demonstrations, a Thomas Play Area, ride-on trains, and so much more!
  • When: April 14 to 15
  • Time: 9 am to 5 pm
  • Where: Genesis Centre – 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE
  • Tickets: Online, $14 to $22

Aggie Days 

  • What: Find out where your food comes from, meet real farm animals, and enjoy an entire day of educational farm fun. See a list of this year’s exhibitors here!
  • When: April 14 to 15
  • Time: 10 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Nutrien West Event Centre – 2500 Stampede Trail SE
  • Admission: FREE

The Calgary Women’s Show

  • What: Grab the ladies and head to the BMO Centre for another year of The Calgary Women’s Show, aka the ultimate girls’ day out! This year’s show will feature a fashion show, PowHERtalks panel, shopping spree giveaway, over 300 exhibitors, and non-stop entertainment.
  • When: April 14 to 15
  • Time:
    • Saturday: 10 am to 6 pm
    • Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm
  • Where: The BMO Centre – 20 Roundup Way SW
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Free fitness classes at the CORE: Yoga 

  • What: For the month of March get re-balanced and start your Sunday off right with a free bootcamp class curtesy of Caron Anderson at the CORE. Time to get your summer bod started!
  • When: Every Sunday in April
  • Time: 11 am
  • Where: Dome Tower – 333, 7th Avenue SW
  • Cost: FREE

Whales Tohora

  • What: Coming all the way from the National Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, this exciting exhibition has been travelling North America for the last 10 years and Calgary marks it’s final destination. Excite your senses with this unique cultural experience that will show you everything you need to know about the king of the ocean; the whale. The exhibit shows everything from life-size whale skeletons to the evolution of these creatures and understanding how they communicate. There is so much to know about these beautiful beings.
  • When: January 20 to June 20
  • Where: Telus Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
  • Tickets: Online, $26

Frida Kahlo: Her Photos

  • What: Get inspired as you stroll through beautiful photographs taken by the famous and fascinating Frida Kahlo. There are more than 240 pieces that were kept in her home, ‘The Blue House,” for over 50 years under her estate. Visitors will have the opportunity to better understand the woman behind the artist; her origins, her roots, her friendships and romantic relationships, her fragile health, her political tendencies, and her special relationship with photography. This is the first time this exhibition has ever been presented in Canada!
  • When: February 3 to May 21, 2018
  • Where: The Glenbow Museum – 130 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
  • Admission: Regular admission

Experience the new and improved Brewster Banff Gondola

  • What: Head to the summit for a beautiful snowy view above the treetops and a birds-eye view of six different mountain ranges, while sipping on coffee or a refreshing glass of wine.
  • Where: 100 Mountain Avenue, Banff
  • Tickets: Adult $62, child $31
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