Looking for something to do this week? Here are some of the top events to check out in Calgary.
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Calgary Buzz events calendar.
What: Meet Dr. Sylvia Earle, a true pioneer of underwater exploration—and dive with her to some of the deepest places on the planet.
Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons – 205 8th Avenue SE
When: Monday, October 26 at 7 p.m.
Cost: $29 to $69
What: Guided by Wayne Meikle, a friend of Fish Creek and retired Park Planner volunteer; the tour is great for all ages, but be warned – it may prove too scary for younger children.
Where: Bow Valley Ranch – 15975 Bow Bottom Trail SE
When: Wednesday, October 28 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
What: Spend an evening with the team at Willow Park Wines and Spirits having some fun pairing traditional Halloween candies with beers, wines and spirits.
Where: Willow Park Wines and Spirits – 10801 Bonaventure Dr SE
When: Wednesday, October 28 at 7 p.m.
What: Can you imagine what the home of the future will look like? Well at TELUS Spark there is a concept home where you can experience cutting edge technology of the future.
Where: TELUS Spark – 220 St George’s Dr NE
When: Now until Thursday, October 29 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
What: Exclusively featuring wines from some of the most haunted places in France, it’s sure to give you some unimaginable horrors.
Where: Truvé Wines – 104-422 11 Avenue South West, Calgary
When: Thursday, October 29 from 6 to 8 p.m.
What: The Calgary Flames face the Montreal Canadiens.
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
When: Friday, October 30 at 7 p.m.
What: The Rocky Horror Picture Show is one of the most legendary and beloved interactive cinema experiences in the world.
Where: Rotary Performing Arts Centre – 3 Elma Street East, Okotoks
When: Friday, October 30 at 9 p.m.
What: The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel opened up in 1888 and has had many visitors since then – some of whom have never left.
When: Friday, October 23 to Friday, October 30
Where: Fairmont Banff Springs – 405 Spray Avenue, Banff
Cost: Starting from $399
What: ScreamFest is one of Canada’s largest and scariest Halloween events. Experience up to 8 haunted houses, carnival games and more.
Where: The Grandstand Building, Stampede Park – 20 Roundup Way SE
When: Thursday, October 29 to Saturday, October 31 from 7 p.m. to midnight
Cost: $25 for adult. Recommended for ages 13 and over.
What: Ever wanted to go to a corn maze when its dark outside? Well bring a flashlight and come to Freaky Fridays and Flashlight Nights and find your way through the various corn mazes.
Where: Cobb’s Corn Maze and Family Fun Park – 1500 84 St NE
When: Friday, October 30 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Cost: $13 for adults, $12 for children , and free for children 3 and under
What: Come see authentic Chinese lanterns that will light up the zoo. There will also be authentic Chinese, Japanese and Indian entertainment and programs.
Where: Calgary Zoo – 1300 Zoo Road NE, Calgary
When: Now through until Sunday, November 1; 7 to 10 p.m. (Thursday to Saturday) and 6 to 9 p.m. (Sunday)
Cost: $24 for adults and $18 for children
What: An autumn outing to this pumpkin patch is the perfect way to get into the fall season. There will be fun haunted houses, corn mazes, a petting farm, shootin’ Gallery and more.
Where: Prairie Gardens – 56311 Lily Lake Road, Bon Accord
When: Weekends; now through until Sunday, November 1 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost: Starting at $10
What: A play based on the Salem witch trials about a lurking evil in the Salem Massachusetts community.
Where: Max Bell Theatre – 205 8 Ave SE
When: Now through until Sunday, November 8; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2 and 8 p.m., Sundays at 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $45 to $93 for adults
what: Grim Manor, Calgary’s newest Halloween attraction, is a haunted house with a backstory that will leave you with goosebumps.
Where: Sunridge Mall – 2525 36 Ave NE
When: Now through until Saturday, October 31; Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in October from 7 to 11 p.m.
What: Over the course of 11 days this festival will be celebrating the organ by hosting concerts, a Silent Movie with live organ accompaniment, a master class, “Pedals, Pipes and a Pitcher!” workshop, organ crawl and worship Service.
Where: Various venues
When: Now through until Tuesday, November 3
Cost: Varies; most events are free
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