5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, September 28

Sep 28 2017, 1:27 am

The week may not be over quite yet, but salvation is on the horizon! Celebrate making it one day closer to the weekend by checking out any one of these great events this Thursday.

Searching for Mary Schäffer

  • What: Learn how Mary Schäffer’s art is reflective of her adventures in the Canadian Rockies back in the early-20th century, along with how it resonates with audiences today in the launch of this new book by Colleen Skidmore.
  • When: Thursday, September 28
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Whyte Museum – 111 Bear Street, Banff
  • Admission: FREE

Timeraiser 150

  • What: “Bid time, do good, get art.” The concept of this art auction is easy, bid your time rather than your money and get a beautiful art piece in return!
  • When: Thursday, September 28
  • Time: 7:30 to 10 pm
  • Where: Art Commons – 205 8 Avenue SW
  • TicketsArtscommons.ca, $22

The Harlem Globetrotters 

  • What: Come cheer on The Harlem Globetrotters as they make a stop in Calgary on their 2017 World Tour!
  • When: Thursday, September 28
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
  • TicketsTicketmaster, $18-$105

The Sound of Music Touring

  • What: To no one’s surprise, The Sound of Music continues to be the most successful and popular movie musical in history. Come see this heartwarming, beloved musical story of Maria and the Von Trapp Family and singalong to iconic numbers, “My Favourite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi” and more!
  • When: Tuesday, September 26 – October 1
  • Time: Schedule can be found here
  • Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Avenue NW
  • TicketsBroadway.com, $35-$135

18th Annual Calgary International Film Festival

  • What: As the sixth largest film festival in Canada, this 12-day showcase will feature up to 200 multi-genre feature and short films from over 45 countries including Canada. Come support and engage with local artists of the big screen and come together with the like minded community who share your love of film!
  • When: Until Sunday, October 1
  • Where: Various venues around Calgary
  • TicketsCalgaryfilm.com, $15-$300
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