While Monday may not be everyone’s favourite day of the week, we think any day of the summer is a time to celebrate!
Get out into the city and check out any one of these awesome events — it’s going to get cold again before you know it, so there’s not a moment to waste.
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What: Technology is advancing fast, but just how fast? Soon enough we’ll have facial recognition software that will detect your face when you enter your home, smart fridges, interactive wall art, and more. Learn all about the future of technology in your home in this immersive experience in the Telus Future Home.
When: August 12 to 19
Time: 10 am to 6 pm daily
Where: Southland Leisure Centre – 2000 Southland Drive SW
What: Celebrate Calgary’s vibrant and growing food scene with this 10-day dining event happening this August. You will have the opportunity to enjoy delicious Prix fix summer menus for lunch and dinner from 18 of Calgary’s best and most diverse restaurants. It will be a foodie affair you’ll never forget — Bon Appetite.
When: August 11 to 20
Where: See all the participating resultants here
Cost: Reserve Online, $20 to $45
What: Take a break from the heat and have an ice-cold bevy on one of Calgary’s best patios. From rooftops to hidden gardens, there are plenty of spots to choose from that will have the vibe and ambience you’re looking for. Check out some of Calgary’s best rooftop patios here.
What: Your favourite outdoor theatre is back for yet another summer of dramatic and comedic performances. Watch as they perform a light-hearted take on the tumultuous friendship between Proteus and Valentine in Shakespeare’s ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona.”
When: June 29 to August 19
Time: Tuesday to Saturday, 7 pm; Sunday, 2 pm and 7 pm
Where: Prince’s Island Park
Admission: Pay what you can
What: This colourful story aims to inspire and amaze. Be sure to grab a delicious meal from the buffet before the show begins. This is the perfect night out for the whole family.
When: June 1 to September 1
Time: 11 am or 5 pm
Where: Rosebud Theatre Opera House – 106 Martin Avenue, Rosebud Alberta
Tickets: Online, $54 to $84