11 things to do in Calgary today: Saturday, November 10

Nov 9 2018, 6:23 pm

It’s may be the start of a long weekend, but there is still no time to lose when it comes to making the most of those days off!

Here are a few events to get the party off on the right foot this Saturday.

Josh Wolf

What: Josh Wolf was a regular on Chelsea Lately, After Lately, and also appeared on Last Comic Standing, My Name is Earl and Raising Hope. He had his own show on CMT, and his latest stand-up special is “Father of the Year”. You can also find Josh podcasting: “Fairly Normal” on All Things Comedy, “Prinze and The Wolf” with Freddie Prinze Jr and as a guest on the popular pod “The Fighter and The Kid” with Bryan Callen and Brendan Schaub.

Where: Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: 7 pm and 10 pm
When: Yuk Yuk’s Calgary – 218 18 Avenue SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Russell Peters

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Russell Peters / Facebook

What: Emmy, Gemini and Peabody award winner Russell Peters brings his new Deported World Tour to Scotiabank Saddledome. Listed on the Forbes List as one of the top ten Highest Earning Comics in the US since 2009, Peters has spent the last 29 years building a career to become one of the biggest comics in the world. Thanks to YouTube and his global following, Peters has sold-out arenas from Madison Square Garden to the Sydney Opera House.

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Brave Girl

What: In 2002, Sam and Amy lose their father to the war in Afghanistan. Determined to follow his legacy and do their father proud, the sisters enlist, and support each other through the joys and hardships of military training. As the two girls advance, their individual journeys take a very different course. Will their friendship survive? At what cost? Taking its inspiration from the life of Sandra Perron, Canada’s first female infantry officer, this beautiful new remembrance musical examines the life of women in power and the sacrifices that must be made.

When: Now to Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Lunchbox Theatre – 160 115 9 Avenue SE,
Calgary
Tickets: Online

Half the Battle

What: Half the Battle tells the story of Adams and Davis, the pilot and flight engineer of a Canadian Avro Lancaster in WWII. The two men are forced by fate to recount their stories of what brought them to war, why they fight, and most importantly what they left behind. Written and performed by Owen Bishop, and directed by Shelby Nicole Reinitz.

When: Now to Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Globe Cinema – 617 8 Ave SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $25. Free for veterans

The Group Art Society of Calgary’s Fall Show and Sale

What: The Group Art Society of Calgary presents their Fall Show and Sale. Enjoy a day of art and meeting the artists. There will be many original paintings in a variety of mediums, sizes, and prices. Plus enter to win the door prize of an original painting by Parin Meghani.

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: St Peter’s Anglican Church 903-75 Ave., SW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Nature Calgary Annual Banquet

What: Enjoy music and food with the Nature Calgary community at the 2018 Nature Calgary banquet. Dinner entertainment are The Wardens – a group of three folksingers from Canmore who sing about nature.

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Where: Irish Cultural Centre – 6452 35 Avenue NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $55-$65

La Rouge

What: La Rouge is a queer burlesque and theatre retelling of Moulin Rouge, written and directed by award-winning playwrights Megan and Laura Couch, featuring burlesque by Sanguine Sirens Burlesque and theatrical elements by Seven Starving Artists.

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Evergreen Community SPACES – 1709 8 Avenue Northeast #2, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Okotoks Christmas Market

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Etsy Christmas Market/Facebook

What: With its small-town charm, vibrant Christmas spirit, wide range of fabulous artisan vendors, Santa, children’s workshop, and live caroling, the Okotoks Christmas Market has grown to be one of the most anticipated holiday shopping destinations.

When: Friday, November 9, Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 4 to 8 pm (Friday), 10 to 8 pm (Saturday), 12 to 5 pm (Sunday)
Where: Foothills Centennial Centre – 204 Community Way, Okotoks; Elks Hall 58 Elizabeth Street, Okotoks
Price: $5

Barney Bentall and The Cariboo Express

What: The Cariboo Express is a collective of great Canadian talent headed by Canadian Roots legend Barney Bentall.  The Express features Ridely Bent, Dustin Bentall, Kendal Carson and Leeroy Stagger.  The show will feature holiday favourites.

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Banff Centre – Eric Harvie Theatre – 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff
Tickets: Online, $25-$40

Diwali Dhamaaka

What: Celebrate Diwali with a traditional welcoming-in of guests, East Indian appetizers, dinner and desserts, live entertainment, party favours, door prizes, henna, photobooth and DJ Dance.

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: 7 pm
Where: Magnolia Banquet Hall – 5075 Falconridge Blvd NE #900, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $40-$70

Max Amini

What: World-renowned actor, host, and comedian, Max Amini brings his stand-up back to Calgary with a one-night-only performance at Boyce Theatre.

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: Boyce Theatre – 1410 Olympic Way Southeast, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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