Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are some of the top events to check out in Calgary between January 22 and 24.
For a complete list of events, check out our
Calgary events calendar.
What: Build a sled out of cardboard using only tape, string, garbage bags, glue, and, of course, cardboard, then race it down the mountain to win great prizes.
Where: Mt. Norquay – in the Tube Park
When: Friday, January 22 at 6 p.m.
What: The Consulate of Japan in Mount Royal University and Calgary Japanese language Program Present two Japanese films, Brave Story and ROBO-G, at Mount Royal University.
Where: Jenkins Theatre, Mount Royal University – 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
When: Friday, January 22 at 4:10 and 6:10 p.m.
What: Calgary Hitmen play the Moose Jaw Warriors.
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
When: Friday, January 22 at 8 p.m.
What: Berlin-based DJ and producer Thomas Gold comes to Calgary.
When: Friday, January 22 at 9 p.m.
Where: The Marquee Room – 612 8th Avenue SW
Tickets: $20 – buy online
What: 130 of the world’s best skiers will be competing for the $40,000 prize over the weekend.
Where: Nakiska Ski Resort
When: Friday, January 22 and 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
What: Hear a cappella and acoustic tribute on some of the most recognized songs of New York City from performers like Billy Joel, FUN, and Carly Simon during REVV52’s Unplugged .
Where: Mount Royal University’s new Bella Concert Hall
When: Now until Saturday, January 23
Cost: $27.50, $37.50 and $100
What: Join Strategic Group and the Calgary Farmers’ Market for Project Warmth Day. They will be collecting warm clothing donations for the Project Warmth Society of Alberta. Coffee, provided by Perk n Beans and Totalitea, and Jelly Modern donuts will be given to those who donate for free!
Where: Calgary Farmers’ Market – 510 77 Avenue SE
When: Saturday, January 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What: Focused on contemporary dance works this dance troupe showcases a brand new piece developed during a performance residency at the Banff Centre.
Where: Margaret Greenham Theatre, Banff Centre – 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff
When: Saturday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m.
What: Johny Lang plays at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino.
Where: 1000, 11500 35 Street SE
When: Saturday, January 23 at 9 p.m.
Cost: Starting at $80
What: Calgary’s newest wedding event is here, and it’s not your typical wedding event. They are showcasing some of the most innovative and trend-setting wedding creatives you can find in Calgary.
Where: 1215 10 Avenue SE
When: Saturday, January 23 at 6 p.m.
What: Calgary Hitmen play the Swift Current Broncos.
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
When: Saturday, January 23 at 7 p.m.
What: The Calgary Public Library wants to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday by hosting pop up exhibits that features profiles of Canada’s most intriguing figures.
Where: Central, Fish Creek, Crowfoot and, Saddletown library locations
When: Now until January 23
What: The High Performance Rodeo is Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts, hosting theatre, music, etc. It is the largest festival of its kind in Western Canada.
Where: Various locations
When: Now until January 31
What: Tyler Klein Longmire has created a series of animated portraits of the One Yellow Rabbit performance ensemble to make an animated film. This series was inspired by Andy Warhol’s screen tests.
Where: Arts Commons, Laycraft Lounge – 225 8th Avenue SE
When: Now until Sunday, January 31; Tuesday to Saturday at 7 p.m.
What: The Banff Mountain Book and Film Festival will be showcasing the Best of the Banff Mountain Film Festival in Calgary.
Where: Roza Theatre, University of Calgary – 2500 University Drive NW
John Dutton Theatre – 616 Macleod Trail SE
When: Now until January 31
What: This three-day soup-a-thon is set to provide over 5,000 servings of soup for the Syrian families arriving in Calgary. Help welcome our new friends by making them a warm meal.
Where: Bow Valley College – 332 6 Avenue SE
When: January 24, 31, and February 7
What: Celebrating the human body in its healthy, vibrant, and optimal self. Body Worlds is one of the first showcases to provide human specimens on display.
Where: TELUS Science Centre – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
When: January 16 to May 31
Cost: $24.95 for adults (18 to 64), $22.95 for seniors (65 and over), $20.95 for youth (13 to 17), $17.95 for children (3 to 12)
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