5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, March 5

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This March 5 features some amazing events around Calgary, with everything from a visit by Barack Obama to the chance at running up the Calgary Tower.

Make the most of this Tuesday by checking out any one of the following events!

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A Conversation with President Barack Obama in Calgary 2019

What: Barack Obama will be landing in Calgary this March for a visit to the Scotiabank Saddledome. “A Conversation with President Barack Obama” is a ticketed event that Calgarians (and visitors) will be able to attend for $104 and up, and will be taking place on March 5.

When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Time: Noon
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome — 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Tickets: Available online starting at $104

Cocktail Classes

What: Interested in upping your cocktail game? Learn the ropes from the experts at Shelter. You’ll learn everything from the comprehensive history of cocktail culture, mixology origins dating back in the 1800s and the resurgence of a craft beverage in the early 2000s. The class includes three cocktails, complimentary bar snacks, muddling, stirring, shaking, and smoking techniques. You’ll also receive your very own cocktail survival guide. Attendees must be 18+.

When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Time: 5:30 and 8:30 pm
Where: Shelter – 1210 1st Street SE
Tickets: Online, $65 per person

Calgary Tower 802 Challenge 2019

What: The 802 Challenge is back in Calgary for the third year in a row, offering Calgarians the chance to brave the 802 steps that climb up one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. Operating on Tuesdays throughout the month of March, the challenge runs from 4 to 7 pm and charges participants $10 a head for a try. Not a bad deal, seeing as usual admission to the Calgary Tower will run you $18, and that’s without the workout. Advance registration is not required, though your best pair of running shoes is definitely recommended.

When: Tuesdays, March 5, March 12, March 19, and March 26, 2019
Time: 4 to 7 pm
Where: Calgary Tower – 101 9th Avenue SW
Cost: $10

Dinner & a Movie at Heritage Park

What: You can’t beat a classic with a classic! This ain’t no typical ‘dinner and a movie,’ as Heritage Park brings it up a notch with their delicious, themed three-course dinner in the Selkirk Grille Restaurant, before presenting a timeless classic film that will truly bring you back to a wonderful time in history.

When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Time: 5 to 10 pm
Where: Heritage Park Historical Village – 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Cost: $44/person or $8 for movie only

William Prince

What: William Prince is a JUNO Award-winning singer-songwriter. Raised on the Peguis First Nation of Manitoba, Canada, William has been honing his craft since age nine when he first picked up the guitar and piano. Lead by debut single “Breathless,” 2018 saw William’s album Earthly Days being released worldwide by Glassnote Records.

When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Festival Hall – 1215 10th Avenue SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $25

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