13 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, October 20

Oct 18 2019, 12:00 pm

Don’t let this weekend go to waste! Get out into the city and try out one of these events this Sunday, October 20.

Tangled Tree Fall and Christmas Market

What: The fifth annual Fall and Christmas Market features, handmade artisans and fair trade goods, food truck, and more. Food donations will be accepted at the door.

When: October 19 and 20, 2019
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Bearspaw Lions Hall – 25240 Nagway Road NW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Gluten Free Expo

What: Canada’s largest gluten free event. Attendees can check out hundreds of gluten free products while learning from experts, sampling food and drinks, check out demos and talks, and more.

When: October 19 to 20, 2019
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Big Four Building – 1801 Big Four Trail SE
Tickets: Online

Calgary Gem and Mineral Show 2019

What: The Calgary Gem & Mineral Show features more than 50 gem, mineral, and jewellery vendors from across the country. The weekend will also include demos, lectures, and door prizes every hour.

When: October 18 to October 20, 2019
Time: 1 to 9 pm (Friday), 10 am to 6 pm (Saturday), 10 am to 5 pm (Sunday)
Where: Big Four Building – 1898 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Calgary Hitmen vs Medicine Hat Tigers

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What: Calgary Hitmen take on the Medicine Hat Tigers on October 20 at Scotiabank Saddledome. Today’s game theme is A1 Chesney Service Experts Diwali Celebration.

When: October 20, 2019
Time: 2 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Spruce Meadows – Oktoberfest I

What: Horses and riders are coming to the Spruce Meadows Equi-Plex for Oktoberfest I tournament. Complimentary Parking is available throughout the week in Lot #8.

When: Now to October 20, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Spruce Meadows – 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW
Admission: Free

The Wailers

What: Reggae legends The Wailers celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Survival at The Palace Theatre with special guest Secret 77.

When: October 20, 2019
Time: Doors 8 pm
Where: The Palace Theatre – 219 8th Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Calgary Outdoor Yoga

What: A 60-minute outdoor vinyasa flow class for all levels. Everyone welcome, including children. Practice in the grass or bring your mat or blanket.

When: Every Sunday until October 2019
Time: 1 to 2 pm (Stanley Park) 4 to 5 pm (Mahogany)
Where: Stanley Park SW – 42 Ave & 1A Street SW; Mahogany – Masters Square & Mahogany Blvd
Admission: Pay what you want

Granary Road Pumpkin Fest

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What: Granary Road’s annual Pumpkin Fest tractor-drawn wagon rides, pumpkin hunt and decorating, active learning park, and more.

When: October 19 and October 20
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Where: Granary Road 226066 112th St W MD of Foothills, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Calgary Arab Film Nights Festival 2019 – Wall

What: Calgary Arab Arts & Culture Society presents a screening of the animated National Film Board film, Wall, written and starring UK playwright and screenwriter David Hare. There will also be authentic Arabic food for purchase by Mama Bassema, a local artists exhibition curated by Fadia Omar, and live music by Canadian Arabic Orchestra.

When: October 20, 2019
Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Globe Cinema – 617 8 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

Fall at Calgary Farmyard

What: There are many events to enjoy this fall at Calgary Farmyard, including an 11-acre corn maze, petting zoo, playground, and more. Plus there are Flashlight Nights in the Maze every Friday and Saturday starting September 20, and a Pumpkin Festival every Saturday and Sunday starting October 5.

When: Fridays to Sundays until October 27, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: 284022 Township Road 224, Rockyview
Tickets: Online

Mario Kart 8 Tournament

What: The Canadian Brewhouse – Calgary Harvest Hills hosts a Mario Kart 8 tournament with prizes for the top finishers. Each $25 ticket includes guaranteed entry for the tournament and access to an all-you-can-eat pizza buffet.

When: October 20, 2019
Time: 4 pm
Where: The Canadian Brewhouse – 1200 – 9650 Harvest Hills Boulevard North, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Alberta Winds’ Fright Night

What: Calgary wind ensemble Alberta Winds presents Fright Night, a performance of “hair raising” music.

When: October 20, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Christ Church Anglican Church – 3602 8 St SW Calgary
TicketsOnline, children 12 and under are free

Beyond Borders: Avataar

What: Avataar is a world-jazz ensemble led by multiple Juno-nominated saxophonist/flutist and composer Sundar Viswanathan. They perform at The Beyond Borders series at Theatre 1308 on October 20.

When: October 20, 2019
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Theatre 1308 – 1308 Edmonton Trail Northeast, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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