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5 things to do in Calgary today: Friday, July 7

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DH Calgary Staff Jul 07, 2017 3:22 am 219

Happy Friday Calgary!

If you’re looking for Stampede events, click here, but this is your non-stampede guide to Calgary events today.

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EV Junction Pop-Up Retail Park

New to the East Village this summer, this Pop-Up retail park offers Calgarians a place to shop, eat and play. Be sure to check out all 12 retailers located in 12 x 12 shipping containers, along with food trucks, live music and more! Every Thursday through Sunday from June 1 – October 1 you can expect food truck eats, music, performances, art and much much more!

  • Where: EV Junction – 439 8 Avenue SE
  • When: July 6 to 9
  • Cost: FREE

Take a float down the Bow River

  • What: The ultimate refresher in the midst of a prairie heat wave!
  • Tips: Make sure that you have enough life jackets for your entire group, book your raft ahead of time, park a vehicle at the beginning and the end of your route and check weather advisories before heading out.
  • Where: Lazy Day Raft Rentals, Sports Rent, The Paddle Station and the Outdoor Centre at the University of Calgary

As you like it – Shakespeare by the Bow

Theatre Calgary is bringing As you like it outside starting Tuesday, June 20, as it begins its annual outdoor performances of Shakespeare by the Bow. Performances are pay-what-you-will and non-ticketed, so you can just turn up with a blanket and picnic and settle in; the suggested donation is $20 per adult.

  • Where: Prince’s Island Park – 698 Eau Claire Avenue SW
  • When: June 20 to August 217, every day except Monday’s, performances at 7 pm, with an extra 2pm matinee on Sundays.
  • Cost: Free

Utopia Factory

UTOPIA is a research and exhibition project that aims to engage in a larger discussion on how our communities are formed, while also encouraging a dialogue on topics such as Nationalism, state-making, inclusion etc. Be sure t o check it out soon, as it ends in July!

  • Where: 117 8 Avenue SW
  • When: March – July
  • Cost: FREE

Calgary Night Market

Spend your Friday or Saturday evening shopping your favourite local makers, while munching on delicious eats and listening live entertainment.

  • When: July 7 and 8 from 5-11pm
  • Where: South Centre Mall Parking Lot – 100 Anderson Road SE
  • Cost: FREE

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