14 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, November 18

Nov 17 2018, 1:00 am

It’s Sunday, which means we’ve got one last chance to live it up this weekend before we’re hit with another dreaded Monday.

Luckily enough, there are plenty of great events going on around the city today to make it feel like the weekend never has to end!

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Canmore Christmas Artisans’ Market

What: Back for the 23rd year, this edition includes 85 vendors selling nearly anything you could be looking for; furniture, body products, clothes, jewellery, food, and much more. All proceeds from the market support Canmore Preschool Society.

When: Saturday, November 17 to Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Canmore Collegiate High School — 1800 8th Avenue
Admission: $3

Calgary Stampeders vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers: CFL Western Final

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Jimmy Jeong / CFL

What: Grab your jersey and head down to McMahon Stadium to cheer on the Calgary Stampeders versus the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Western Final

When: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: Kickoff 2:30 pm
Where: McMahon Stadium — 1817 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online


What: This event will feature a 45-minute outdoor yoga class followed by treats and hot drinks. Snazzy 80’s snowsuits – complements of One Piece Ski Suit Rentals – will also be available to wear if you’d really like to stand out. The fundraiser will be to support Calgary’s Inn from the Cold program.

When: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: 2 to 3 pm
Where: LIV Yoga+Wellness – Suite 110, 840 6th Ave SW, Calgary
Registration: Online

Cochrane RancheHouse Christmas Market

With over 100 vendors participating, this market is the right one if you’re looking for not only arts and crafts but also home furnishing, decorations, clothes, photography, and more. Food bank donations are welcome.

When: November 18, 2018
Time: 10 am 4 pm
Where: Cochrane RancheHouse — 101 RancheHouse Road
Admission: $3

J.S. Bach & Sons: The Milan Bach

What: This program brings together the brilliance of  Bach the father, with the exuberance of his youngest son Johann Christian. You’ll hear three JS Bach gems contrasted with the passionate Gloria in Excelsis Deo by Johann Christian. Calgary Bach Choir will be accompanied by the professional chamber orchestra and joined by operatic soloists Jonquil Koddo, Jillian Bonner, Jason Ragan and Aaron Dimoff.

When: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: 3 pm
Where: Knox United Church – 506, 4th St. SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $20, free for children and students

Radio Hour

What: CBC radio personality Katherine Duncan hosts Radio Hour with musicians Nan Hughes, mezzo-soprano, Beth Root Sandvoss, cello and Susanne Ruberg-Gordon, piano. The programme takes the listener through the playful and capricious sounds of Debussy, the lyric expressions of Schumann, and Janáček’s Fairy-tales, with humour, intrigue and sophistication. Katherine Duncan will intersperse entertaining anecdotes about the featured composers throughout the programme.

When: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: 3 to 5 pm
Where: St. Stephen’s Anglican Church – 1121 14 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $20-$25

Sharon, Bram & Friends – The Farewell Tour

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What: 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of One Elephant, Deux Elephant, the ground-breaking and career-producing first album of Sharon, Lois and Bram. To celebrate this anniversary, Sharon and Bram wish to introduce to their music to a fourth generation of fans. A Sharon and Bram show is a sing-along concert for the entire family, featuring such well-loved favourites as “She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain”, “Five Little Monkeys”, “One Elephant”, “Tingalayo”, and, of course, “Skinnamarink”.

When: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: 11:30 am and 2:30 pm
Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $27-$48

Master Class for Families

What: An afternoon of family fun at the Esker Foundation gallery. Every month delves into new mediums with art projects that relate to current exhibitions. This is an educational, energetic, hands-on program for kids ages 5-10. An adult is required to stay for the duration of the workshop. All materials will be provided.

When: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: 1 to 2:30 pm
Where: Esker Foundation 4th floor – 1011 9th Ave Southeast, Calgary
Tickets: Online, free

Bragg Creek Artisans Christmas Sale

What: The Bragg Creek Artisans Christmas Sale has become a tradition! They’re back for their 41st edition and this year’s market comes with 65 artists showcasing their work, including pottery, jewellery, fibre arts, woodwork, paintings, country crafts, and much more!

When: Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Bragg Creek Centre — 23 White Avenue, Bragg Creek
Admission: Free

32nd Annual Art Market

What: Featuring over 200 professional artists from across Canada, this market features everything from vibrant jewellery, timeless home furnishing, seasonal decor, custom clothing and more.

When: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Calgary Telus Convention Centre – 136 8 Avenue SE
Tickets: Online, $8-$12. Children 12 and under free with an adult

Marda Loop Justice Film Festival

The Marda Loop Justice Film Festival has been sharing human rights, environmental, and socially significant documentary films since 2006. Screenings include post-show discussions with local and international artists and experts, and opportunities to interact and connect with community, no matter how you define it.

When: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Various venues
Admission: Free

Femme Wave

What: A feminist arts festival working to create an integrated, encouraging arts scene by providing opportunities for women and non-binary artists. Featuring film, comedy, visual arts, music, spoken word, workshops and more.

When: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online

Disney On Ice: “Dare to Dream”

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Disney on Ice

What: The ever-popular production will feature Mickey and Minnie Mouse as hosts, as well as characters from Disney’s Moana, Beauty and the Beast, Frozen, Tangled, Cinderella, and many more. And of course, what would a Disney show be without a sing-a-long to go with some mesmerizing skating performances? In addition to the main show, a sing-a-long with Miguel from Disney Pixar’s Coco will take place prior to each show.

When: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Stampede Corral – Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market

Promoted by Telus, the market comes with both indoor and outdoor attractions. Enjoy over 300 vendors showcasing world-imported items and hand-crafted gifts, as well as great food and live entertainment, such as shows and choir presentations.

When: Friday, November 16 to Sunday, November 18, 2018; Friday, November 23 to Sunday, November 25, 2018; Friday, November 30 to Sunday, December 2, 2018.
Time: Friday: 10 am to 8 pm; Saturday: 10 am to 7 pm; Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW
Admission: $10 online, $12 at the gate, $72 multi-entry pass. Seniors (+65) and child (-12) are admitted free

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