13 things to do in Calgary this weekend

Dec 19 2017, 10:46 am

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are some of the top events to check out in Calgary between November 13 and 15.

For a complete list of events check out our Calgary Buzz events calendar.

ISU World Cup Speed Skating

  • What: Watch Ladies and Mens speed skating in all distances. You can buy tickets for November 14 and 15.
  • Where: Olympic Oval, Calgary
  • When: Friday November 13 to 15
  • Cost: $30 for November 14 at 12:30 p.m. and November 15 at 12 p.m.

Otafest Aurora Festival

  • What: Over two days fans of Japanese Animation will have the opportunity to meet like-minded people at this annual festival. There will be panels, presentations, anime showings, concerts, dances, celebrity and industry guest autograph sessions and other related interests.
  • Where: SAIT Polytechnic – 1301 16 Avenue NW, Calgary
  • When: Friday, November 13; Gala from 7 p.m. to midnight and Saturday, November 14; festival from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Artist Alley and Vendor Hall 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Cost: Starting at $25

Calgary Hitmen vs Kootenay Ice

  • What: The Calgary Hitmen face the Kootenay Ice.
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
  • When: Friday, November 13 at 7 p.m.
  • Cost: Varies

Jordan Suckley with Yula, Mackwa and Sundown

  • What: A beat-dropping party that features DJ Jordon Suckley, a rising star, with guests Yula, Mackwa and Sundown.
  • Where: Marquee Beer Market & Stage – 4630 Macleod Trail South, Calgary
  • When: Friday, November 13 from 9 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $15

Jubilations Dinner Theatre: Modern Family Vacation

  • What: Enjoy a dinner theatre play about a couple that decide to go on a Titanic II cruise for their anniversary, only for their family to decide to come along too. Nothing could go wrong, right?
  • Where: Jubilations – 1002 37 Street SW, Calgary
  • When: November 13 to February 14
  • Cost: $70 to $80 for adult; $48 for Students and Seniors; $34 for children

Sausage Party

  • What: Calgary Farmers’ Market is having a party to celebrate their more than 100 sausages. There will be sausage samples, cooking demos, music, contests, a sausage castle and more.
  • Where: Calgary Farmers Market- 510 77 Avenue SE
  • When: Saturday, November 14
  • Cost: Free admission

Hard Knocks Fighting Championship

  • What: Showcasing some of the best up and coming fighters in North America in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Good for kids of all ages.
  • Where: Century Casino – 1010 42 Avenue SE
  • When: Friday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m.; doors open at 5:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Starting at $10


Sight Night (8K, Other)

  • What: Run or walk to support the Alberta Sports and Recreation Association for the Blind.
  • Where: Eau Claire
  • When: Saturday, November 14 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $45 for adults; $20 for kids

Calgary Hitmen vs Tri-City Americans

  • What: The Calgary Hitmen face Tri-City Americans
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
  • When: Saturday, November 14 at 7 p.m.
  • Cost: Varies

Rouge Gen Next Gala

  • What: Get dressed up and enjoy an evening full of hors-d’oeuvres, cocktails and live entertainment at this James Bond-themed gala, where all proceeds go to Gen Next and United way programs.
  • Where: Barcelona Tavern501 8 Avenue SW
  • When: Saturday, November 14 at 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Cost: $50; $450 for 10

The Group Art Society’s Fall Show and Sale

  • What: Enjoy beautiful pieces of original art at this showcase and sale. You will get a chance to meet some of the artists too.
  • Where: St Peter’s Anglican Church – 903 75 Avenue SW, Calgary
  • When: Saturday, November 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Cost: Free refreshments, admission, and parking; donations for the Calgary Food Bank are accepted.

The Mousetrap

  • What: Written by Agatha Christie, this play follows a group of characters that are trapped together in a remote country house only to discover there’s a murderer in their midst.
  • Where: Vertigo theatre – 115 9 Avenue SE
  • When: Saturday, November 14 to Friday, December 13
  • Cost: Starts at $29

Mount Pleasent Potters’ Guild’s Fall/Winter Potter Sale

  • What: The Mount Pleasant Potters’ Guild is a non-profit organization that supports local ceramic artists. So Bring your friends and family to explore this semi-annual event full of various types of pottery from cups to vases.
  • Where: Triwood Community Hall – 2244 Chicoutimi Drive NW, Calgary
  • When: Sunday, November 15
  • Cost: Free
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