5 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, October 1

Sep 30 2017, 2:07 am

Just because September is over doesn’t mean that the weekend has to be!

Here’s a few events happening around Calgary that will start your October off on the right foot.

Hempfest Cannabis Expo

  • What: A consumer trade show that highlights the cannabis and hemp industries.
  • When: Saturday, September 30 to Sunday, October 1
  • Where: BMO Centre – 20 Roundup Way SW
  • TicketsEventbrite, $15

Calgary Film 2017: Awards Party

  • What: Wrap up the Calgary International Film Festival in style at the awards party, hosted by Sub Rosa.
  • When: Sunday, October 1
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Sub Rosa – 200 8th Avenue SW
  • Admission: Free! Register at Eventbrite

Municipal Election Citizens’ Forum

  • What: Inform yourself about the upcoming election by listening to speakers including Chantal Chagnon, Iman Bukhari, Franco Savoia, and more.
  • When: Sunday, October 1
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Kahanoff Centre – 105 12th Avenue SE
  • Admission: Free!

YYC Pizza Week

  • What: Eat pizza from 43 different restaurants around YYC and support an amazing cause (Meals on Wheels). Sounds easy enough!
  • When: On until October 1
  • Where: Various locations around Calgary
  • Cost: $20 per pizza

Backyard Alley Party

  • What: 17 Avenue is a downtown street that prides itself in always bringing people together! So, in lieu of the reconstruction of the ave, the businesses are throwing a Backyard Alley Party featuring patio hangs, shopping, yoga classes, outdoor movies, local art and SO much more. See the list of participating businesses here.
  • When: On until October 1
  • Where: 528 17 Avenue
  • Admission: Free to attend
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