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5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, May 3

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DH Calgary Staff May 03, 2017 1:30 am 99

Alright, you’ve made it halfway to the weekend. Now it’s time to get over the hump!

Here are a handful of things to do around Calgary today that’ll help get you one step closer to the weekend.

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy

Calling all Trekkies! Having opened on February 4, Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience will be at TELUS Spark until June 4, 2017. Upon entering the exhibit, you’ll become a Starfleet Academy cadet recruit.

  • Where: TELUS Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
  • When: Now until June 4, 2017
  • Cost: Adults $29.95

Check out some live Music on Music Mile

2016 was the year of music here in Calgary, and the music industry in our city is now booming as a result. Spend date night at one of the many venues on YYC’s Music Mile, between Inglewood and East Village, and be entertained by some of our city’s best local talent at a live show, while enjoying a few drinks with your significant other. See the list of venues and performances here!

  • Where: Music Mile – between Inglewood and East Village
  • Cost: FREE

YYC Taco Fiesta

Participating eateries will offer either individual tacos for $4 to $6, or a larger taco platter that will be anywhere from $12 to $18. YYC Taco Fiesta aims to mobilize the taco-loving community and get people into restaurants to purchase these special dishes. Partial proceeds from the taco sales (15%) will be donated to the Calgary Homeless Foundation and Kids Up Front. At the end of the festival on May 5 there will be a Cinco De Mayo bash at an unnamed surprise location – we’ll keep you updated as details come.

  • Where: Over 25 participating restaurant in Calgary and the surrounding area
  • When: Friday, April 28 to Sunday, May 7

Canmore Uncorked

Eat, drink and eat some more at this annual award winning, 12-day food festival, held in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

  • Where: Various locations in and around Canmore
  • When: May 3 -14
  • Cost: Prices may vary

Rock of Ages

Spend an evening transported back to an era of hard rock, emotional guitar solos and hair that reached exponential heights, the good ol’ 80s! This lively musical captures the beauty and innocence of small town love, while integrating the influences of classic Rock and Roll in that era. The music line-up is littered with famous songs by Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Journey, Bon Jovi and more, that will have you to singing and dancing along throughout the show!

  • Where: Stage West Calgary – 727 42 Avenue SE
  • When: April 21 to June 25 – occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • Cost: $75
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