6 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, October 22

Oct 20 2017, 11:19 pm

Where does the weekend go?

Cap it all off with an event-filled Sunday by checking out any of these events happening around town.

The Mavericks 

  • What: The Mavericks are coming to jam out at the South Alberta Jubilee Auditorium for a Sunday night show.
  • When: Sunday, October 22
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: South Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Avenue NW
  • Tickets: Online, $41 -$104

Check out the Deerfoot City Rec Room

  • What: Cineplex just opened a Rec Room in Calgary, complete with two restaurants, a huge arcade, and a virtual reality room.
  • When: Every day
  • Time: Open at 11 am, closed at midnight on Sunday through Thursday, 1 am on Friday and Saturday. Adults only after 10 pm.
  • Where: Deerfoot City – 1108, 901 64th Avenue NE
  • Admission: Free!

Sunday Brunch and Market Tour

  • What: Join the Calgary Farmers Market and Calgary Food Tours as they bring to you a very special Sunday brunch. You will have the opportunity to listen to 10 various Alberta ranchers as they explain what it takes to bring their products to the market, sample their produce and leave feeling inspired to fill your shopping bag with fresh goodies.
  • When: Every Sunday
  • Where: 510 – 77 Street SE – off Blackfoot Trail and close to Heritage Drive SE
  • TicketsOnline, $45

Autumn Pumpkin Festival 

  • What: Celebrate fall in the most appropriate way possible! Every weekend in October you will have the opportunity explore the patch and pick out the perfect pumpkin to bring home, along with the Petting Zoo, Corn Maze, Fun Farm and more. Don’t miss The Great Pumpkin Explosion, where a pumpkin filled with candy is exploded daily!
  • When: Every Saturday and Sunday in October
  • Time: 10 am to 5 pm
  • Where: Calgary Corn Maze and Fun Farm – 284022 Township Road 224
  • Tickets: $13.95 (ages 3+)

Calgary Gem and Mineral Show 2017

  • What: The Calgary Gem & Mineral Show returns to Calgary for its seventh year in a row, and this year will include more than 60 gem, mineral, and jewellery vendors.
  • When: Friday, October 20 to Sunday, October 22
  • Time: 1 to 9 pm on Friday, 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, and 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday
  • Where: Big Four Building – 1898 Macleod Trail SE
  • Tickets: Online or at the door, $10 for three day ticket, $7 for one day ($7/weekend and $5 day/day for seniors/students). Children 12 and under get in free.

Make a Noise

  • What: New Works Calgary is proud to present the Meitar Ensemble from Tel-Aviv, Israel, under the direction of one of Europe’s finest interpreters of new music, conductor Pierre-André Valade, featuring the music of Philippe Leroux.
  • When: Friday, October 20 to Sunday, October 22
  • Time: 7:30 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary – 2500 University Dr NW
  • Tickets: Online, $25
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