5 things to do in Calgary today: Saturday, November 18

Nov 18 2017, 5:56 am

Get out of the house this Saturday!

There’s too much going on to let the day pass you by, so make the most of the day off by heading out to one of these Calgary events.

Bragg Creek Artisans Christmas Sale

  • What: Shop over 65 local artisans at the 40th annual Christmas Sale.
  • When: Saturday, November 18 to Sunday, November 19
  • Time: 10 am to 5 pm
  • Where: 23 White Avenue, Bragg Creek
  • Admission: Free

Alora Boutique Holiday Party for the Mustard Seed

  • What: Join local jewelry maker Alora Boutique for an evening of holiday-themed drinks, jewelry, shopping and giving back to our community. Each ticket includes one free drink, a chance to create your own gratitude piece and the chance to shop the limited “Diane Collection.” Half of the proceeds from each ticket will go towards supporting the Mustard Seed to help Alberta’s less fortunate.
  • When: Saturday, November 18
  • Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: Raw Canvas – 100-1130 Kensington Road, Calgary
  • TicketsOnline, $30

Santa Claus Parade of Lights

  • What: There is no better way to kick off the holiday season then with a special appearance from Kris Kringle himself, aka Santa Claus. Come down early in the day for the opportunity to get your picture taken with Santa, verify your spot on the naughty or nice list, and make a Christmas wish. Then stick around for dusk, when Banff Avenue magically lights up with a procession of lively performers, colourful floats and, of course, the jolly ol’ man himself!
  • When: Saturday, November 18
  • Time: 10 am to 6:30 pm
  • Where: Photos at 327 Railway Ave, Banff; parade on Banff Avenue
  • Admission: Free

Canmore Cave Tours: Unearthed

  • What: The caves have a story to tell! Scoot, wiggle, crawl and slide into the heart of a mountain and enjoy a private, exclusive performance by The Raven and the Fox with 23 other visitors. This is a raw, unplugged, sensory experience that you won’t ever forget!
  • When: Saturday, November 18
  • Time: 5 pm
  • Where: Meet at Canmore Cave Tours office (129 Bow Meadows Crescent, Canmore). Event is held in Rat’s Nest Cave in Grotto Mountain, five minutes from Canmore.
  • TicketsOnline, $130

Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market

  • What: Buy local this Holiday season and get a head start on your shopping!
  • When: November 17 to November 19
  • Time:
    • Friday: 10 am to 8 pm
    • Saturday: 10 am to 7 pm
    • Sunday: 10 am to  5 pm
  • Where: 19011 Spruce Meadows Way SW
  • Tickets:$12, purchase online and get $2 off
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