11 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, January 27

Jan 26 2019, 3:26 am

Take this Sunday to the next level by living it up in YYC at any one of these wonderful events.

We’re sure you won’t regret it!

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Big Winter Classic

What: A celebration of some of the best music, art and local beer that Alberta has to offer. Featuring performances by Bison, Terra Lightfoot, and many more.

When: Now to Sunday, January 27, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various venues
Tickets: Online

Ice Magic Festival Banff 2019

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Ice Magic Festival (Banff Tourism)

What: The Ice Magic Festival hosts 10 teams of two in a competition to create the most stunningly shiny work of frozen art. The artwork will then be on display until the end of the festival on January 27, accompanied by live DJs and nighttime lighting displays. Snowshoeing, skiing, ice skating, and sleigh riding could also fill your days – while you aren’t sitting cozily by the fire, that is – as Banff is home to many great wintertime activities.

When: Now to Sunday, January 27, 2019
Time: Times vary, check schedule for details
Where: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – 111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise
Tickets: Online, $9.99 (tickets only needed for weekend days, weekdays are free to attend)

Calgary RV Expo & Sale

What: Explore the latest RV models and learn about the RVing lifestyle at the 50th Annual Calgary RV Expo & Sale.

When: Now to Sunday, January 27, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: BMO Centre – 20 Roundup Way SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Bruce McCulloch with guest Cathy Jones

What: Alberta-born Bruce McCulloch is a three-time Emmy Nominee for his work on the infamous Canadian classic sketch comedy show, The Kids in the Hall. As a director, he has helmed episodes of series including Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Schitt’s Creek and Trailer Park Boys and wrote and starred in Young Drunk Punk, a biographical series that celebrated his own observations growing up in Calgary in the 1980s. Featuring special guest Cathy Jones from This Hour Has 22 Minutes.

When: Sunday, January 27, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Bella Concert Hall – 18 Mt Royal Circle SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $20-$42

BIG at Broken City! with Shout Out Out Out Out and guests!

What:  BIG & Broken City present the Big Winter Classic 2019 wrap-up. Featuring Mark Mills, Viva Non, The Octopus Project and Shout Out Out Out Out.

When: Sunday, January 27, 2019
Time: 5:15 to 11 pm
Where: Broken City – 613 11 Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

The Shoe Project

What: The Shoe Project is a writing and performance workshop where immigrant women tell the stories of their journeys in Canada. Immigrant women are coached by veteran Canadian writers and theatre professionals. Writing and performing their shoe memoirs allows members to be heard in the Canadian mainstream. These powerful stories are bridges carrying us all to deeper understanding. Now in its sixth year, The Shoe Project was created by novelist Katherine Govier and incubated at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto.

When: Now to Sunday, January 27, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Calgary Central Library – 800 3 St SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Free Brewery Tours at Red Bison Brewery

What: The tour starts off with an explanation of Red Bison’s name and why founder Steve started the brewery. Attendees will then see the homebrew system Steve used to brew beer on the balcony of his downtown Calgary condo, and talk about malt and how each of the flavours impact our recipes. After this, it’s a walk through our process for brew day and the fermentation process. Once the tour is complete, guests will be able to buy flights to try out beer and the kitchen is also open.

When: Every Sunday
Time: 1 pm
Where: Red Bison Brewery – 111, 3016 10 Ave NE, Calgary
Tickets: Online, Free

Calgary Hitmen vs Kooteney Ice

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What: The Hitmen face off with the Ice in WHL action at Scotiabank Saddledome.

When: Sunday, January 27, 2018
Time: 2 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Tickets: Online

Cafe Daughter

What: In 1950s small-town Saskatchewan, nine-year-old half-Chinese, half-Cree Yvette Wong struggles to find her in place in a small-minded community until an unexpected ally helps set her on a path that’s destined for greatness. Based on the life of Chinese-Canadian and Cree Senator Lillian Eva Quan Dyck, Café Daughter tells an uplifting story of finding yourself and defining your place in the world against all odds.

When: Now to Sunday, January 27, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Martha Cohen Theatre – 215 – 8th Ave SE, Arts Commons, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Science of Sound Series

What: Join the National Music Centre for the first installment in a new series presented by resident sound scientist Evan Rothery. The Science of Sound Series will pair musical instruments with the newest technology to gain a deeper understanding of what makes music tick. Included with admission.

When: Sunday, January 27, 2019
Time: 1 to 4 pm
Where: National Music Centre 850 – 4 Street SE, Calgary
More Info: Online

The Search for Life Beyond Earth with astrobiologist Kevin Hand

What: Astrobiologist and Emerging Explorer Kevin Hand works with NASA to search for life beyond Earth. His mantra is, “follow the water,” has led to him investigate Europa, Jupiter’s fourth largest moon. Although his focus is a world millions of miles away, Hand also explores the extremes of Earth, like the north slope of Alaska and the glaciers of Mount Kilimanjaro, to see how microbes survive in harsh climates.

When: Sunday, January 27 and Monday, January 28, 2019
Time: 2 pm on Sunday, 7 pm on Monday
Where: Arts Commons – 205 8th Avenue SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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