15 things to do in Calgary this week: November 12 to 14

Nov 12 2019, 5:00 am

Shortened work weeks are some of the best weeks! Check out these 15 great events in Calgaryfrom November 12 to November 14, including City and Colour, Wickfest, and more!

For more things happening around town check out our events section.

Tuesday, November 12

City and Colour

city and colour

City and Colour (Renee Rodenkirchen)

What: City and Colour is swinging by Calgary during a cross-continent tour this fall. City and Colour has seven platinum-certified albums and three gold-certified albums in Canada. His latest studio release, I Should Go Before You, hit number one on the Top 200 Soundscan and marked his third consecutive chart-topping album in the country. He’s also made some waves outside of the Canadian music scene, hitting number 16 on the US Billboard 200 Chart and worked with P!nk on a duet that debuted number one in Canada, number two in Australia, and number four in the US.

When: November 12, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome — 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Print(ed) Word Salon Series

What: Print(ed) Word is a collection of 12 handmade artist books now on permanent display at Calgary’s Central Library. Each month, a different team of authors and artists present a talk on their process of collaboration.

When: November 12, 2019
Time: 7 to 8 pm
Where: Central Library — Level 4 — Simons-Harvie Community Reading Room — 800 3 St SE, Calgary
Admission: Free

Studio Bell $10 Date Night 2019

What: Visitors will be able to explore interactive activities, Canadian music memorabilia, and much more at Studio Bell during their special $10 Date Nights.

When: November 12, 2019
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Where: Studio Bell — 850 4th Street SE, Calgary
Admission: Available online, $10

Dinner & A Movie at Heritage Park – The Breakfast Club

What: Heritage Park presents Dinner & A Movie Nights at the Selkirk Grille and the Gasoline Alley Museum. Enjoy a three-course movie-themed dinner at Selkirk Grille, then head to Gasoline Alley Museum for a big screen classic. Attendees are also welcome to only watch the movie, and a cash bar and popcorn will be available for purchase during the screening.

When: November 12, 2019
Time: 5 to 10 pm
Where: Heritage Park Historical Village – 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Price: $44/person or $8 for movie only. Reserve dinner and a movie online, tickets for movie only are available at the door.

Marda Loop Justice Film Festival

What: The Marda Loop Justice Film Festival has been sharing human rights, environmental, and socially significant documentary films since 2006. Screenings include post-show discussions with local and international artists and experts, and opportunities to interact and connect with community.

When: November 12 to November 17, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various venues
Admission: Free

Wednesday, November 13

Calgary Flames vs Dallas Stars

Calgary Flames

Johnny Gaudreau (Calgary Flames/Facebook)

What: The Calgary Flames face off with Dallas Stars at Scotiabank Saddledome on November 13.

When: November 13, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

La Bohème

What: La Bohème by Calgary Opera tells the story of a group of young artists as they scrape by in Paris’ bohemian fringes. Directed by Brenna Corner.

When: November 13, November 15, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium — 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Welcome to Night Vale: A Spy in the Desert

What: One of the most popular podcasts in the world, Welcome to Night Vale presents a live stand-alone story performance: A Spy in the Desert.

When: November 13, 2019
Time: 8 to 10 pm
Where: Bella Concert Hall — 18 Mt Royal Cir SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Art Battle Calgary

What: Artists have 20 minutes to take their canvases from blank to beautiful, battling not only the clock but each other as well. Watch the paint fly before your eyes and help vote to determine the winner. All artwork created will also be available via silent auction.

When: November 13, 2019
Times: Doors 7 pm
Where: The Rec Room Calgary – 1180 – 901 64 Avenue NE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

A Conversation with Mayor Naheed Nenshi

What: Calgary Chamber hosts A Conversation with Mayor Naheed Nenshi on November 13 at Fairmont Palliser.

When: November 13, 2019
Time: 7:30 to 9 am
Where: Fairmont Palliser – 133 9 Ave SW, Calgary
Register: Online

Thursday, November 14

Disney On Ice: Mickey’s Search Party


Mickey’s Search Party / Contributed

What: Disney On Ice features acrobatics and stunts on ice with all of your favourite Disney characters. Featuring characters and worlds from Peter PanCocoFrozenAladdinThe Little MermaidToy Story, and Moana.

When: November 14 until November 17, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Stampede Corral – 10 Corral Trail SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Art Market Art & Craft Sale

What: Art Market Art & Craft Sale features over 200 artists from across Canada at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre. There will also be an onsite cafe, live music, artisan demos and more throughout the weekend.

When: November 14 to November 17, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Calgary Telus Convention Centre 136 – 8th Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Spark After Dark

What: TELUS Spark hosts an adults-only experience the second Thursday of every month, with drinks in test tubes, music, and, new adult-programming each month. Guests can also visit the immersive dome theatre, the various Spark galleries, and more.

When: The second Thursday of every month – November 14 and December 12, 2019
Time: 5 to 10 pm
Where: Telus Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary

Fort Calgary Murder Mystery Dinner: Murder Under the Mistletoe

What: Fort Calgary’s Murder Mystery Dinners are interactive evenings with food, live entertainment, and guests trying to sold a “who done it” mystery. Interact with the actors and the other guests while enjoying a locally sourced buffet dinner. Shows are created and performed by Pegasus Performances.

When: November 14, November 21 and November 28, 2019
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Where: Fort Calgary – 750 9 Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

WickFest Opening Party – First Weekend

What: WickFest presents the travelling Team Canada Women’s Exhibit as well as Top Shot Hockey Games. Take part in activities like Skee Puck, Perfect Pass, Slap Shot Radar, and You Make the Call. There will also be a showcase by Olympian Natalie Spooner, live band and DK Yaya, the annual Dad Dancing Contest, photo booth, and more.

When: November 14, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Winsport Arena – ARENA A – Canada Olympic Road Southwest Calgary
Tickets: Online