5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, October 30

Oct 30 2019, 5:00 am

There are plenty of great events to check out in and around Calgary this Wednesday on the eve of the spookiest night of the year!

The Dudes Annual Halloween Party

What: Calgary indie rockers The Dudes host two nights of their annual Halloween party. On October 30 they are joined by Port Juvee and The Gentlemens Club, and on October 31 they are joined by The Quivers and Yvette. There will also be a photo booth and a costume contest.

When: October 30 and 31, 2019
Time: Doors 8 pm
Where: The Gateway – 1301 16th Avenue, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Ghosts and Gourmet at Heritage Park

What: Dine on an autumn-inspired three-course meal in the Wainwright Hotel and listen to ghost stories before heading outside for a 90-minute ghost tour. The premium tours are led by expert guides and feature personal encounters and eerie stories from past and present staff and guests.

When: Now until November 1, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

The Oyster Princess

What: University of Calgary’s Department of Communication, Media along with the School of Creative and Performing Arts ,and the Calgary Cinematheque presents a 100th anniversary screening of Ernst Lubitsch’s film The Oyster Princess (Die Austernprinzessin). Featuring live musical accompaniment by Flat Earth Society.

When: October 30, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Eckhardt-Gramatté Concert Hall – 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society’s Second Annual Indigenous Art Exhibition

What: Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society’s second annual Indigenous Art Exhibition is being showcased at a number of venues around Calgary this fall and winter. The exhibition features work from 17 artists.

When: Now until November 29; December 2, 2019 to January 18, 2020
Time: Various times
Address: Arts Commons – 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary; Calgary Central Library – 800 3 St SE, Calgary
Admission: Free

Grim Manor

What: Grim Manor at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park features four haunted houses, live music by 5¢ Freakshow, Hank Pine & Lily Fawn, and DJ QBERT & THE FRESH CREW, and performances by Comedy Daredevil Ryan Stock and Amberlynn. There will also be food and beverages available for purchase.

When: October 30 to November 2, 2019
Time: 7 to 11 pm (Wednesday and Thursday), 7 pm to midnight (Friday and Saturday)
Where: WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park – 88 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online