12 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, November 3

Nov 1 2019, 5:00 am

Make sure you get out into the city this Sunday, November 3, to check out all the cool events that are going on in and around town!

Calgary Taboo Show

What: The Taboo Naughty but Nice Sex Show is a weekend full of steamy shows, provocative performances, and a variety of vendors. Enjoy live entertainment, catch an educational seminar, and shop for a variety of items to help spice things up in the bedroom.

When: November 1 to 3, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: BMO Centre, Stampede Park – 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Backstage Pass Tour at Studio Bell

What: Go behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life. Tours are one-hour in length and recommended for ages 12 and up. Ticket prices include your Backstage Pass tour and same-day general admission to Studio Bell.

When: Every Sunday
Time: 12 pm and 1:30 pm
Where: Studio Bell — 850 4th St SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Calgary Hitmen vs Edmonton Oil Kings

What: Calgary Hitmen take on the Edmonton Oil Kings in WHL action at Scotiabank Saddledome.

When: November 3, 2019
Time: 2 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Field of Crosses

What: At sunrise each morning from November 1 to 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: November 1 to November 11, 2019
Time: Remembrance Day ceremony at 10:30 am on November 11, flag raising ceremonies at sunrise and sunset.
Where: Memorial Drive between 3rd Street NW and Centre St
Admission: Free

Calgary European Film Festival 8

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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: November 2 to November 10, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Globe Cinema — 617 8th Ave SW
Tickets: Online

Disgraced by Ayed Akhtar

What: Disgraced tells the story of corporate lawyer Amir Kapoor, who is living a happy life with a loving family and about to get the biggest promotion of his career. But things take a turn when he helps his nephew with a case defending a man of Muslim faith. Presented by Alberta Theatre Projects.

When: Various dates until November 3, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Martha Cohen Theatre — 215 8 Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival

What: The Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival is an annual event filled with adventure, expeditions, and amazing stories from around the world. The festival includes workshops, film screenings, book talks and signings, and more.

When: Now until November 3, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online, ticketed and free events

Calgary Civic Symphony – Shine

What: Calgary Civic Symphony starts up their new season with Shine. Featuring Thomas Yu performing Rachmaninoff’s 3rd Piano Concerto, the musical subject for the Oscar-winner Shine. Dvorak’s 8th Symphony will also be performed.

When: November 3, 2019
Time: 2:30 pm
Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall at Arts Commons — 225 8th Ave SE
Tickets: Online

Sunday Safari Brunch at Calgary Zoo

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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 Dr NE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Canada Cup Gaming Expo 2019

What: Canada Cup Gaming Expo welcomes players from over 20 different countries. There will be celebrity appearances and signings with Robin Shou, Cary Tagawa, Brian Drummond, Peter Kelamis, Dannie Riel, Vicky Lee, and Holly Wolf. The event also features a 24/7 gaming room with PCs, arcades, and consoles.

When: November 1 to November 3, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Deerfoot Inn & Casino — 11500 35 St SE – #1000 Calgary
Tickets: Online

After Mourning: A Play Reading by Mike Czuba

What: Enjoy a special reading of After Mourning by playwright Mike Czuba in the Glenbow Theatre. Featuring performances by Amy Sawka, Michelle Brandenberg, Wil Knoll, Christopher Tuplin, and Caitlyn Milot.

When: November 3, 2019
Time: 2 pm
Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9 Ave Southeast, Calgary
Tickets: Online (entrance to Glenbow exhibitions is not included in ticket price)

Ellen Froese – Fightin’ Words Album Release Party

What: Singer-songwriter Ellen Froese celebrates her latest album, Fightin’ Words, at King Eddy with special guest Tyler Allen of The Red Hot Hayseeds.

When: November 3, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: The King Eddy — 438 9 Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online