13 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, November 10

Nov 8 2019, 5:00 am

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PetSmart National Pet Adoption Weekend

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What: Hundreds of Canadian animal welfare organizations are bringing adorable, adoptable pets, including dogs, puppies, cats, kittens, guinea pigs, and rabbits into nearly every one of PetSmart’s 140 stores across the country. Regardless of which type of pet you choose to adopt, or where you adopted from, all new pet owners will receive a free adoption kit that provides important content that helps to integrate a new pet into the family.

When: November 10, 2019
Time: Friday and Saturday, 9 am to 9 pm; Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Select PetSmart locations across Canada (Check website for full list of participating locations)

Field of Crosses

What: At sunrise each morning until November 11, members of the public are invited to attend a formal flag-raising ceremony at the Field of Crosses, where over 3,400 white crosses are displayed each year on November 1 and removed November 12. Each cross is inscribed with the name, rank, regiment, date of death and age at death of a Southern Alberta soldier killed in action. A special Remembrance Day ceremony will be held on November 11.

When: On until November 11, 2019
Time: Remembrance Day ceremony at 10:30 am, flag-raising ceremonies at sunrise and sunset.
Where: Memorial Drive between 3rd Street NW and Centre St
Admission: Free

Sherlock Holmes and the Raven’s Curse

What: The world premiere of Sherlock Holmes and the Raven’s Curse by R. Hamilton Wright. The world’s most famous detective returns to his childhood home to uncover the circumstances behind the death of his favourite Uncle. He discovers an ancient family curse along the way, as well as meet many more mysterious figures.

When: On until December 14, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: The Playhouse – 115 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Calgary Stampeders vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers

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What: The Calgary Stampeders take on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in CFL playoff action at McMahaon Stadium.

When: November 10, 2019
Time: 1:30 pm
Where: McMahon Stadium – 1817 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Calgary European Film Festival 8

What: CEFF 2019 features European Cinema from 22 countries from November 2 to 10 at the Globe Cinema. All screenings will have English Subtitles.

When: Now to November 10, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Globe Cinema — 617 8th Ave SW
Tickets: Online

Signatures Festival of Crafts

What: Signatures Festival of Crafts has been showcasing Canadian crafters and creators since 1986. Meet and shop over 230 artists, artisans, designers and makers from across the country.

When: Now to November 10, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: BMO Centre, Stampede Park – 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Monthly Open House at AVRO Museum

What: Learn more about Avro Canada and its contributions to Canada’s aviation and aerospace legacy, plus see the latest progress on the Arrow II project. There will be a flight simulator on-site, used in AVRO’s design and testing, which will be open for the public to take for a spin.

When: The second Sunday of every month — November 10, 2019
Time: 12 to 3 pm
Where: AVRO Museum — 229 Avro Lane, Calgary
Admission: Free. Small donation when using the flight simulator to help maintain its operation

Millarville Christmas Market

What: Established in 1988, this annual market features four days of Christmas lights, hay rides, photos with Santa and his reindeer, food, live entertainment, and more. Attendees will also get to shop for gifts from seasonal vendors.

Admission: November 10, 2019
Time: 10 am to 5 pm (Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday), 10 am to 7 pm (Friday)
Where: Millarville Racing and Agricultural Society – Box 68 Millarville, AB
Admission: $5

Sunday Safari Brunch at Calgary Zoo

What: Every Sunday until November 10, head over to Destination Africa for one of the most unique brunch experiences you could have in the city. Enjoy both gourmet and comfort breakfast foods, a Belgian waffle bar, cooked-to-order omelettes, and so much more. Being a member of the Calgary Zoo gives you exclusive discounts to Sunday Safari Brunches!

When: Every Sunday until November 10, 2019
Time: 9:30 am to 1 pm. Last seating and last ticket sold at 1 pm. Service lasts until 2 pm.
Where: Calgary Zoo – 210 St George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Tickets: via Calgary Zoo

Fleetwood Mac

What: The legendary rock band present An Evening With Fleetwood Mac on November 10. The ensemble features several familiar faces including Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie.

When: November 10, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Femme Wave 2019

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What: Calgary’s only feminist arts festival. The fifth annual event takes place at various venues in downtown Calgary, and features music, comedy, film, visual arts, and workshops.

When: November 10, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various venues
Tickets: Online

John Cleese

What: Legendary comedian John Cleese (Monty Python’s Flying CircusFawlty TowersA Fish Called Wanda) explains why There Is No Hope at Jack Singer Concert Hall.

When: November 10, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall at Arts Commons — 225 8th Avenue SE
Tickets: Online

Calgary Public Library JazzWalk

What: JazzYYC presents Calgary Public Library JazzWalk as part of JazzYYC Canadian Festival 2019. Featuring a new jazz performance every hour between 12 and 5 pm, including Music With Mandy, Apollo 4, and more.

When: November 10, 2019
Time: 12 to 5 pm
Where: The Central Library – 800 3 St SE, Calgary
Admission: Free

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