5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, January 23

Jan 22 2020, 3:30 pm

From live music to speed dating, there’s sure to be something in our list to get you out into the city this Thursday, January 23.

Craving Kensington

What: On this three-hour walking tour, you will eat your way through this inner-city village at some of the foodie hotspots while also learning about the charming history and architecture of the area.

When: Every Thursday
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Meet at Brasserie Kensington — 1131 Kensington Crescent NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Alexisonfire with The Distillers

What: Southern Ontario-born indie band Alexisonfire is coming to Calgary in January. Opening the shows for Alexisonfire on all dates are reunited modern-day punk icons The Distillers. Meanwhile, Montreal garage punk rockers Nobro will be opening all Canadian show dates.

When: January 23, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Calgary Farmers’ Market

What: Explore over 80 vendors supplying customers with fresh local produce, meat, poultry, international food, organic goods, jewellery, art, and more. Whether it’s the arrival of fresh produce or fun events, there’s always something happening at the market.

When: Open year-round from Thursday to Sunday
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Address: 510 – 77 Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free

Calgary Story Slam: Surprise

What: Listen to some surprising (and mostly true) stories from Calgarians to see who will come out as the master storyteller.

When: January 23
Time: 7 pm
Address: Trolley 5 Brewpub — 728 17th Avenue SW
Cover: $8 at the door

New Beginnings! 2020 Speed Dating

What: Check out this speed dating event to potentially find that special someone! Tickets include one cocktail, a themed icebreaker game, and speed dating with pre-screened singles. For those aged 25 to 45.

When: January 23
Time: 7:30 pm
Address: Societe Coffee Lounge — 1223 — 11th Avenue SW
Tickets: $55, available online