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

Oct 4 2019, 5:00 am

Make the most of this sunny Sunday by checking out any of these events taking place throughout Calgary — we’re sure you won’t be disappointed!

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 (also open Thanksgiving Monday
Time: Various times
Where: 284022 Township Road 224, Rockyview
Tickets: Online

Halloweekends at Calaway Park 

What: Halloween is beginning early at Calaway Park. Wear your favourite costume and enjoy activities and prizes at Halloweekends.

When: Saturday, Sundays and Holiday Mondays until October 14, 2019
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Calaway Park – 24033 Range Road 33, Calgary
Admission: regular park admission

Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society’s 2nd Annual Indigenous Art Exhibition

What: Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society’s second annual Indigenous Art Exhibition is being showcased at a number of venues around Calgary this fall and winter. The exhibition features work from 17 artists.

When: Now until November 29, December 2, 2019 to January 18, 2020
Time: Various times
Address: Arts Commons — 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary; Calgary Central Library — 800 3 St SE, Calgary
Admission: Free

Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea

What: Hawthorn Dining Room & Bar will be hosting a Downton Abbey tea series until October 27. This new service aims to celebrate the release of the feature-length film. Guests can expect hand-crafted sandwiches and decadent pastries created by the talented Fairmont team.

When: Now until October 27, 2019
Time: 1 to 3 pm
Where: Hawthorn Dining Room & Bar at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel – 133 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
Reservations: Online or by phone at 403-260-1219.

Pumpkin Palooza at Cobb’s Adventure Park

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What: Pack your October with pumpkins during Pumpkin Palooza at Cobb’s Adventure Park. Bring the family for a stroll through the patch, choose a pumpkin to take home, and then take a photo with the princesses.

When: Saturdays and Sundays and Thanksgiving Monday from October 5 until October 27, 2019
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Cobb’s Adventure Park – 1500 84 St NE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Jack and the Beanstalk

What: Loose Moose Theatre Company’s first show of their 2019/20 Theatre For Kids season is the timeless tale, Jack and the Beanstalk.

When: October 5 and 6, October 12 and 13, 2019
Time: 1 pm (Saturdays and Sundays), 3 pm (Sundays)
Where: Loose Moose Theatre for Kids – 1235 – 26th Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Calgary Hitmen vs Portland Winterhawks

What: Calgary Hitmen take on the Portland Winterhawks in WHL action at Scotiabank Saddledome.

When: October 6, 2019
Time: 2 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, 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

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 Street SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Alibaba

What: Nigerian stand-up comic and actor Alibaba performs live at Sheraton Cavalier Hotel with comedians Wamille, MCPC, Grand Komanda, Igors and more.

When: October 6, 2019
Time: 5:30 to 10 pm
Where: Sheraton Cavalier Calgary Hotel – 2620 32 Avenue Northeast, Calgary
TicketsOnline

Lions Club of Bearspaw Farmers’ Market

What: Check out over 120 vendors at Lions Club of Bearspaw Farmers’ Market. During the market, a caterer inside the Lions Hall provides breakfast and brunch/lunch from about 9 am to 2 pm.  Several of the outside food vendors also sell food you can eat at the market.

When: Every Sunday until October 6, 2019
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Address: Lions Club of Bearspaw – 25240 Nagway Rd, Calgary
Admission: Free

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 Drive NE, Calgary
Tickets: via Calgary Zoo

Who Killed Don Giovanni?

What: A comedic whodunnit presented by Cowtown Opera Company based on Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Adapted by Caitlin Vincent.

When: October 4, 5, 6, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Studio Theatre – cSPACE King Edward – 1721 29 Ave SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Hoorosh

What: Tehran pop star Hoorosh launches his Canadian tour in Calgary at Boyce Theatre.

When: October 6, 2019
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Boyce Theater – 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online