15 things to do in Calgary this week: October 15 to 17

Oct 15 2019, 12:00 pm

We’re halfway through October already! Start your shortened work week off with Rock the Rink, Dallas Smith and Dean Brody, and these 15 Calgary events from Tuesday, October 15 to Thursday, October 17.

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

Tuesday, October 15

Calgary Flames vs Philadelphia Flyers

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What: Calgary Flames face off with Philadelphia Flyers at Scotiabank Saddledome.

When: October 15, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Triwood Farmers’ Market

What: Check out the weekly Triwood Farmers’ Market running until October 15. Grab some food and explore the various vendors, including produce, bath and body, jewelry, and more.

When: Every Tuesday until October 15, 2019
Time: 3 to 7 pm
Address: Triwood Community Association – 2244 Chicoutimi Drive NW, Calgary
Admission: Free

2019 Calgary Spanish Film Festival

What: A festival of new films from Spain as presented by the Embassy of Spain in collaboration with Globe Cinema, the European Cultural Society of Calgary and the Aula Cervantes. Watch El reino (The realm) on October 15.

When: October 15, 2019
Time: 6:45 pm
Where: Globe Cinema — 617 8th Avenue SW
Tickets: At the box office. General admission: $10; Children, students and seniors: $8

Downtown Harvest Market

What: Shop for the ripest and most delicious produce from local growers, along with art, fashion and other unique gems made right here in Alberta.

When: October 15, 2019
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Gulf Canada Square – 401 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Dinner & a Movie at Heritage Park – Invasion of the Body Snatchers

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: October 15, 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.

Wednesday, October 16

Rock The Rink

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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir/Olympics.ca

What: The cross-Canada tour stars skating legends Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir, and Patrick Chan, and aims to blend their incredible skating talent with state-of-the-art lighting, video, and interactive technology, as well as live music. Other cast members include Canadians Kaetlyn Osmond and Elvis Stojko, Olympic Medalist Carolina Kostner, US National Champion Jeremy Abbott, and Italian World Champions Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotte.

When: October 16, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Stampede Corral – Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Heritage Park Ghost Tours 2019

What: Curious Calgarians will have a chance to learn about the ghostly figures that haunt their city by taking a Heritage Park Ghost Tour this fall. Each tour is 90 minutes long, and will take attendees through the alleyways and streets of the Historical Village and verse them in various spooky stories that will make their skin crawl.

When: Every Wednesday until October 16, 2019
Time: Tours begin at 7 and 7:30 pm for adults
Where: Gasoline Alley Lobby, Heritage Park—1900 Heritage Drive SW
Tickets: Online
Length: Adult tours: three km in 90 minutes

Fluid Fest

What: Fluid Fest is a celebration of contemporary art, dance and physical performance. The festival features local, national and international artists in live performances, workshops, artist talks, and more.

When: October 15 until October 27, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations around the city
Tickets: Online


What: This powerful one-act, Canadian-born piece follows three characters through their relationships with money, greed, and righteousness, told through three interconnected monologues.

When: October 15 until November 2, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Max Bell Theatre, Arts Commons
Tickets: Online

Seconds Pottery Sale

What: Galleria Inglewood is holding its annual Seconds Pottery Sale. Pickup what the Galleria describes as “discontinued, kiln nerds or just plain ugly” pottery as discount prices.

When: August 7 to August 11, 2019
Time: 10 am to 5 pm (Monday to Saturday), 12 to 5 pm (Sunday)
Where: Galleria Inglewood – 907 9th Ave.S.E., Calgary
Admission: Free

Thursday, October 17

Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea

What: Hawthorn Dining Room & Bar will be hosting a Downton Abbey tea series until October 27. This new service aims to celebrate the release of the feature-length film. Guests can expect hand-crafted sandwiches and decadent pastries created by the talented Fairmont team.

When: Now until October 27, 2019
Time: 1 to 3 pm
Where: Hawthorn Dining Room & Bar at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel – 133 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
Reservations: Online or by phone at 403-260-1219.

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Friends Don’t Let Friends Tour Alone

What: Calgarians will have a chance to catch both Dallas Smith and Dean Brody at the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino on October 17 and 18 when they stop by YYC on their aptly-named Friends Don’t Let Friends Tour Alone tour. The two will be joined by Chad Brownlee and Mackenzie Porter.

When: October 17 and October 18, 2019
Time: Doors 6 pm, show 7 pm
Where: Grey Eagle Resort & Casino — 3777 Grey Eagle Dr, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Calgary Flames vs Detroit Red Wings

What: Calgary Flames hit the ice at Scotiabank Saddledome against Detroit Red Wings.

When: October 17, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Spruce Meadows – Oktoberfest I

What: Horses and riders are coming to the Spruce Meadows Equi-Plex for Oktoberfest I tournament. Complimentary Parking is available throughout the week in Lot #8.

When: October 17 to 20, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Spruce Meadows – 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW
Admission: Free

The Mavericks

What: Country-Latin rock’n’roll band The Mavericks bring their 30th Anniversary World Tour to MacEwan Hall on October 17.

When: October 17, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: MacEwan Hall – 402 Collegiate Blvd NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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