7 things to do in Calgary today: Saturday, March 24

Mar 23 2018, 6:28 pm

It’s about time!

Is it just us or did that work week feel longer than usual? Not to worry, of course, because we’ve finally made it to glorious Saturday, and the entire day (and night!) is at our disposal.

Check out something fun by heading out to any of these events going on around town today.

Shop Western Canada’s First ever Saks Fifth Avenue Store

  • What: If you’re in the mood to shop, you’ve come to the right place! As of February 22, the first Saks in Western Canada will be opening in Chinook Centre – just in time for the new spring arrivals. Happy shopping!
  • When: Now open!
  • Where: Chinook Centre – 6455 Macleod Trail SW

Watch the Calgary Roughnecks Play Toronto Rock

  • What: The Roughnecks killed it last Saturday. Come cheer them on as they do it all over again this weekend!
  • When: Saturday, March 24
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
  • Tickets: Ticketmaster, $23 to $64

Whales Tohora

  • What: Travelling all the way from the National Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, this exciting exhibition has been travelling North America for the last 10 years and Calgary marks it’s final destination. Excite your senses with this unique cultural experience that will show you everything you need to know about the king of the ocean; the whale. The exhibit shows everything from life-size whale skeletons to the evolution of these creatures and understanding how they communicate. There is so much to know about these beautiful beings.
  • When: January 20 to June 20
  • Where: Telus Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
  • Tickets: Online, $26

2018 Alberta Natural Championships

  • What: These people have fine-tuned their bodies and they’re ready to compete on the Grey Eagle Event Centre stage.
    • First half: Bodybuilding at 9 am
    • Second half: Bikini & Physique at 5 pm
  • When: Saturday, March 24
  • Where: Grey Eagle Event Centre – 3777 Grey Eagle Drive
  • Tickets: Ticketmaster, $50

PBR: Monster Energy Tour

  • What: Check out some cowboys as they hold on for dear life to some furious bulls.
  • When: Saturday, March 24
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Nutrien Western Event Centre – 2500 Stampede Trail SE
  • Tickets: Ticketmaster, $25 to 80

March Madness

  • What: Looking for a spot to catch the games with all the basketball fanatics? National on 10th will have EVERY game up on the big screens. So come grab a beer and cheer on your favourite players!
  • When: March 11 to April 2
  • Time: Varies depending on the game
  • Where: National on 10 – 341 10th Avenue SW

Family Weekends at the Banff Gondola: Wonder of Winter

  • What:  Until March 25, every weekend Banff’s Sulphur Mountain invites you to join them for Family Weekends, which includes epic views, a scavenger hunt, Sugar Shack Maple Toffee, Storytelling, Stargazing and Winter Wonderland with fire pits, a carved ice throne and massive glass bear.Experience the beauty of the Rocky Mountains in a mountaintop family adventure!
  • When: Fridays and Saturdays until March 25
  • Time: 10 am to 5 pm
  • Where: Banff Gondola – Sulphur Mountain, 100 Mountain Avenue
  • Admission: Free with regular admission to the Gondola, $62 for Adults and $31 for Children
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