7 things to do in Calgary today: Saturday, November 11

Nov 11 2017, 7:01 am

Spend this Saturday outside!

Attend one of Calgary’s many Remembrance Day ceremonies in the morning before checking out these other great events.

Celebrate Remembrance Day at one of the many ceremonies happening around the city

  • What: Pay your respects, remember those who fought for our country and spend a moment of silence as you celebrate this special tradition with the rest of the Calgary community.
  • When: Saturday, November 11
  • Where:
    • The Hanger Flight Museum of Calgary – 4629 McCall Way SE
    • Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 0 14 Avenue NW
    • Battalion Park – 3001 Signal Jill Drive SW
    • Field of Crosses/ Kerby Centre – 1133 7 Avenue SW
    • Canadian Pacific Headquarters – 7550 Ogden Dale Road SE
    • Central Memorial Park – 4 Street between 12 and 13 Avenue SW
    • The Miltary Museums – 4520 Crowchild Trail SW
    • Fort Calgary – 750 9 Avenue SE

Remembrance Day Service and Holiday Fair

  • What: Enjoy a special service facilitated by the RCMP Veterans Association of Calgary featuring bagpipes, bugling, reading and choral singers. Afterwards shop over 60 local artisans at their annual Holiday artisans fair and get started on your Christmas shopping, if you haven’t began already.
  • When: Saturday, November 11
  • Time: 11:30 am
  • Where: Fort Calgary – 750 9 Avenue SE
  • Admission: FREE

Rockies Run Collective

  • What: Join Lululemon every Saturday morning for a fun morning run through iconic mountain landscapes and a chance to escape the hustle and bustle of the busy town streets!
  • When: Every Saturday morning
  • Time: 9 am
  • Where: Lululemon Banff – 121 Banff Avenue, Banff
  • Admission: Free!

Dallas Smith – Side Effects Tour

  • What: You may know him from his beginnings in the band “Default.” He is now an award-winning country music artist and he’s coming to rock Calgary on his international Side Effects Tour.
  • When: Saturday, November 11
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Grey Eagle Event Centre – 3777 Grey Eagle Drive SW, Calgary
  • TicketsTicketmaster, $59-$75

Go for a free swim or skate

  • What: Some pools and rinks around Calgary are offering a free family skate or swim this Remembrance Day.
  • When: Saturday, November 11
  • Time: Varies by venue
  • Where: Various venues around Calgary
  • Admission: Free!

Calgary European Film Festival

  • What: Celebrate European cinema at the 6th edition of this exciting and worldly film festival. See films from over 18 various countries with a mix of all genres (with subtitles of course) and get more than your typical Hollywood fare at the cinema.
  • When: Sunday, November 5 to Sunday, November 12
  • Time: See the full schedule here.
  • Where: Eau Claire Cinema – 200 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary
  • TicketsOnline, $50 – $125

Flying Squirrel Neon Lights nights

  • What: Flying Squirrel, a trampoline park in northeast Calgary, hosts Neon Lights nights from 9 pm to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, where they turn the lights down low, blast the music up high, and let would-be high flyers have at it for three hours.
  • When: Friday and Saturday nights
  • Time: 9 pm to midnight
  • Where: Flying Squirrel Trampoline Park – #105, 572 Aero Drive NE, Calgary
  • Tickets: $25 per jumper
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