9 things to do in Calgary today: Saturday, September 23

Sep 22 2017, 6:10 am

Saturday is here, and with it comes an entire day filled with awesome events to check out – don’t let it pass you by!

Little Modern Market: Fall Edition

  • What: Come shop some of your favourite #YYC makers, artists, and vendors at the Fall edition of Little Modern Market!
  • Where: Rally Pointe – 11511 35 Street SE
  • When: September 23
  • Cost: $5

Introduction to Hand Lettering with Alison Martin

  • Where: Greater Goods Boutique and Tea Bar – 606 Meredith Road NE
  • When: September, 23
  • Cost: $70


  • What: Party like the Germans – lederhosen’s optional!
  • Where: Big Four Building – 20 Roundup Way SE
  • When: September 22 – 23
  • Cost: $15-$20 (Sampling souvenir mug included)

VegFest Calgary

  • What: The first outdoor festival centered in Calgary around all things vegan! Learn and be educated on all things vegan, while you munch on delicious eats from a variety of vegan kitchens, shop exciting local makers, artists and designers at their mini market, listen to some inspiring speakers and enjoy a ton of live entertainment and family fun.
  • Where: Shaw Millennium Park- 1220 9 Avenue SW
  • When: September 23
  • Cost: FREE

Fiasco Presents: Doors Open YYC

  • What: See Calgary from a unique perspective and celebrate its cultural heritage, as you gain free access to 40 different sites around the city with behind the scenes activities and revealing tours all day long.
  • Where: Various locations throughout the city
  • When: September 23
  • Cost: Free


  • What: As you may have heard the lemurs can officially call the Calgary Zoo their home! This event is for budding photographers of all experience levels to have the chance to experience the Zoo and capture it in the beautiful morning light – a unique experience that not many people can say they have done!
  • Where: The Calgary Zoo – 210 St. Georges Avenue NE
  • When: September 23 7am-9am
  • Cost: $30-$40

The Calgary Fall Home Show

  • What: Be inspired to fall in love with your home again at the Calgary Fall Home Show! Spend the weekend doing fun interactive workshops presented by Outside the Shape and Heart & Swirl, gaining expert advice from home reno pros, such as HGTV’s Bryan Baeumler, Tiffany Pratt and DIY expert Leigh-Ann Allaire Perraul and meeting some of the Calgary’s top designers. By the end of the weekend, you’ll have all the tools you need to make your home the sanctuary it should be!
  • Where: BMO Centre
  • When: September 21 – 24
  • Cost: $7-$13

Alberta Ballet Presents Tago Fire 

  • What: Come celebrate the opening of Alberta Ballet’s 51 seasons as you enjoy this sensuous, seductive and sultry performance demonstrating the intricate art of Tango!
  • Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Avenue NW
  • When: September 21-23
  • Cost: $28-$117

Cheer on the Calgary Hitmen 

  • What: The Hitmen are offically in their regular season, come show them some love as they make their way to the Memorial Cup!
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
  • When: September 23 vs Kootenay ICE at 7 pm
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