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5 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, October 8

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DH Calgary Staff Oct 08, 2017 7:00 am 123

Happy Thanksgiving Sunday!

Whether you’re hoping to work up an appetite, or work off that turkey, there’s a lot going on around town to get you up and out the door.

Autumn Pumpkin Festival 

  • 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
  • Cost: $13.95 (ages 3+)

Alzheimer Walk and Run

  • What: Walk or run and help raise money to transform the dementia story for those affected by this terrible disease!
  • When: Sunday, October 8
  • Time: 10 am to noon
  • Where: Eau Claire Market – 200 Barclay Parade SW
  • RegistrationOnline, $35

Sunday Brunch and Market Tour 

  • 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
  • Time: 10:20 am
  • Where: 510 – 77 Street SE – off Blackfoot Trail and close to Heritage Drive SE
  • TicketsOnline, $45

Go hiking in the Rockies

  • 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.

Savour 17 Ave SW: walking tour of RED mile (retail and entertainment district)

  • What: A tour guide will greet you at CIBO restaurant on 17th Avenue SW near the corner of 9th Street. From there head to Made by Marcus Micro Creamery, Ollia, Frenchie Wine Bar, Ox Bar de Tapas, and finally, finish at Anju Restaurant. Don’t worry about tabs, tax, and tips – just show up ready to walk and eat!
  • When: Saturday and Sundays from September 2 to November 26
  • Time: Noon to 3 pm
  • Where: Multiple venues, begin a Cibo, 1012 17 Ave SW
  • Cost: Buy online, $115

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