13 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, October 27

Oct 25 2019, 5:00 am

Soak up every last ounce of weekend fun this Sunday by making sure to get out into the city to check out any one of these great events!

37th Annual Bearspaw Fall and Christmas Market

What: Shop over 90 handmade vendors and get a head start on your Christmas.

When: October 25 to 27, 2019
Time: 10 am to 8 pm (Friday), 10 am to 5 pm (Saturday and Sunday)
Where: Bearspaw Lifestyle Centre – 253220 Bearspaw Road, Calgary
Admission: $3

The Calgary Woman’s Show

What: Check out more than 300 exhibits by local and national fashion retailers, entrepreneurs, health and wellness experts, food and wine, artisans, and more. Then check out the live entertainment on the two stages, including twice daily fashion shows, live music, speakers, and more.

When: October 26 and 27, 2019
Time: 10 am to 6 pm (Saturday), 11 am to 5 pm (Sunday)
Where: The BMO Centre – 20 Roundup Way SW
TicketsOnline

Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival

What: The Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival is an annual event filled with adventure, expeditions, and amazing stories from around the world. The festival includes workshops, film screenings, book talks and signings, and more.

When: October 26 to November 3, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online, ticketed and free events

Ghouls’ Night Out at Heritage Park

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Kids and Parents at Ghouls Night out 2017 (heritagepark.ca)

What: Ghouls’ Night Out is a family-friendly event at Heritage Park. Activities include trick or treating at three select buildings, an indoor performance of A Toy’s Story – A New Adventure with Sheriff Woody, a life-sized game of Operation, and more. 

When: Now until October 27, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm (Friday), 5:30 to 9 pm (Saturday), 4 to 7:30 pm (Sunday)
Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive S.W., Calgary
Tickets: Online

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

Backstage Pass Tour at Studio Bell

What: Go behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life. Tours are one-hour in length and recommended for ages 12 and up. Ticket prices include your Backstage Pass tour and same-day general admission to Studio Bell.

When: Every Sunday
Time: 12 pm and 1:30 pm
Where: Studio Bell — 850 4th Street SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Fall at Calgary Farmyard

What: There are many events to enjoy this fall at Calgary Farmyard, including an 11 acre corn maze, petting zoo, playground, and more. Plus there are Flashlight Nights in the Maze every Friday and Saturday, and a Pumpkin Festival every Saturday and Sunday.

When: Fridays to Sundays until October 27, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: 284022 Township Road 224, Rockyview
Tickets: Online

Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea

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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.

Dine Under The Stars — Recolté: Local Harvest Dinner Pop Up

What: Recolté: Local Harvest Dinner Pop Up features an elegant four-course menu and liquor, wine and champagne provided by Moët & Chandon, all while you’re being served in a heated Garden Dome. The Calgary pop-up will be located at the Deane House Gardens.

When: Now until October 27, 2019
Time: Seatings at 5 pm, 7 pm, and 9 pm daily
Where: Deane House Gardens – 806 9 Ave SE, Calgary
Reservations: Online

New Works Festival

What: The fourth Calgary New Music Festival presented by New Works Calgary is a weekend of performances, premieres, multimedia and sound walks, and more. Performers include airborne extended from Vienna, Linda Bouchard and the Grdina/Houle/Loewen Trio from San Francisco, Timepoint Ensemble from Calgary, and many more.

When: October 24 to October 27, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Festival Hall and Engineered Air Theatre
Tickets: Online

Spruce Meadows – Oktoberfest II

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

When: Now to October 27, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Spruce Meadows – 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW
Admission: Free

Sunday Safari Brunch at Calgary Zoo

What: Every Sunday until November 10, head over to Destination Africa for one of the most unique brunch experiences you could have in the city. Enjoy both gourmet and comfort breakfast foods, a Belgian waffle bar, cooked to order omelettes, and so much more. Being a member of the Calgary Zoo gives you exclusive discounts to Sunday Safari Brunches!

When: Every Sunday until November 10, 2019
Time: 9:30 am to 1 pm. Last seating and last ticket sold at 1 pm. Service lasts until 2 pm.
Where: Calgary Zoo – 210 St George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Tickets: via Calgary Zoo

Disgraced by Ayed Akhtar

What: Disgraced tells the story of corporate lawyer Amir Kapoor, who is living a happy wife with loving family and about to get the biggest promotion of his career. But things take a turn when he helps his nephew with a case defending a man of Muslim faith. Presented by Alberta Theatre Projects.

When: Various dates until November 3, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Martha Cohen Theatre — 215 8 Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online