13 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, September 15

Sep 13 2019, 5:00 am

Spend this Sunday doing something exciting by taking a look at our list and checking out one of the many amazing events!

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Calgary Ukulele Festival 2019

What: The second annual Calgary Ukulele Festival features workshops, concerts, the Ukulele Community Theatre, and more. Instructors at this year’s festival includes Australian duo Jack n Jel, Manitoba Hal Brolund, Stu Fuchs, and Magnolia Buckskin. Attendees can also enjoy hula demos and open mics.

When: September 13 to 15, 2019
Time: Various times
Where:  River Park Church – 3818 14A St SW, Calgary (concert), cSpace King Edward – 1721 29th Ave SW, Calgary (workshops and Ukulele Community Theatre)
Tickets: Online

Luzia by Cirque Du Soleil

What: Running at Stampede Park through September 15, the delightfully imaginative and visually stunning production LUZIA takes the audience on a journey to an imaginary Mexico. With beautiful visual surprises and breathtaking acrobatic performances, the show cleverly brings to stage the places, faces, and sounds of Mexico. LUZIA is Cirque du Soleil’s 38th original production since 1984, and its 17th show presented under the Big Top.

When: Now until September 15, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Stampede Park (Lot #6) — 1410 Olympic Way SE
Price: Starting at $49 — Tickets available online

YYC Fright Fest 2019

What: The Fright Festival and Calgary & Banff Ghost Tours present YYC Fright Fest 2019 at Eau Claire Market. The event features vendors, cosplay, photo ops, entertainment, and more.

When: September 13 to 15, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Eau Claire Market – 200 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary
Admission: Free

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour

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RENT 20th Anniversary Tour (Carol Rosegg)

What: Broadway Across Canada presents the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour. This Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning original rock musical will be at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium from September 10 to 15. RENT follows the lives of seven artists who struggle to chase their dreams in New York City without selling out. The show was ground-breaking at its time, opening its first show in 1996. Written and composed by Johnathan Larson, it was a memorial to his friends who died from an epidemic of AIDS.

When: Now to Sunday, September 15, 2019
Time: Various times, check online for more details
Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium — 1415 14th Avenue NW, Calgary
Tickets: From $30 — available online

YW WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES

What: YW WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES features hundreds of participants wearing heels or shoe of their choice in a fundraising event to support women and their families. Complimentary lunch will be provided to all registered teams and individuals.

When: September 15, 2019
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Southcentre Mall – 100 Anderson Rd SE, Calgary
Register: Online

Calgary Hitmen vs Red Deer Rebels

What: Calgary Hitmen take on the Red Deer Rebels in pre-season CHL action at Scotiabank Saddledome

When: September 15, 2019
Time: 4 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Metsän Tarina (Tale of a Forest)

What: Calgary Finlandia Cultural Association presents a screening of Tale of a Forest, a family film about the colourful and diverse Finnish forest.

When: September 15, 2019
Time: 5 pm
Where: Calgary Finlandia Cultural Association – 739 -20th Avenue N.W., Calgary
Admission: $5

The Big Calgary Play Date 2019

What: Sprog & Sprocket present the second annual Big Calgary Play Date to help raise funds for The Children’s Cottage Society and The Happy Birthday Project. There will be two play areas to explore, live music, appearances by princesses and superheroes, and more.

What: September 15, 2019
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Crescent Heights Community Association – 1101 2nd Street NW, Calgary,
Tickets: Online

Tasting Series 1: COFFEE

What: Sought x Found Coffee Roasters presents their first Tasting Series, where attendees will taste flights of coffee by David Kim Coffee and Sought x Found Coffee Roasters. Guests will also learn how to use their senses while enjoying coffee while learning industry insights by Apex Coffee.

When: September 15, 2019
Time: 1 to 3 pm
Address: Sought and Found Coffee Roasters – 916 Centre Street North, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Passeggiata

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What: Bridgeland Riverside Community Association presents the third annual Passeggiata. The evening begins with dinner at one of Bridgeland’s Italian restaurants – La Cantina, La Brezza, Villa Firenze, La Dolce Vita, Tavernetta, or Stromboli Inn. Then head to Italian Cultural Center for bocce, dancing and festivities. Finally, wrap up the evening with with more activities in the Village Piazza.

When: September 15, 2019
Time: 5 to 10 pm
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online

Busty & The Bass

What: Montreal electro-soul and hip hop group Busty & The Bass perform at The Gateway on September 15.

When: September 15, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: The Gateway – 1301 16th Avenue, Calgary,
Tickets: Online

The Lost Hours

What: The Lost Hours by award-winning Canadian visual performance ensemble 8ROJO is an installation performance Based on the childhood memoirs of Salvador Dalí and his sister Ana María. Part of Beakerhead 2019.

When: September 14 and 15, September 18 to September 22, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Arts Commons – 205 8th Avenue SE, Calgary
TicketsOnline

Gimme 10 Minutes play festival

What: An afternoon of 10-minute play readings at LOFT 112. Calgary artists have written, directed, and will perform each of the plays that will be showcased on September 14 and 15.

When: September 14 and 15, 2019
Time: 2 to 4:30 pm
Where: Loft 112 – #112 535 8 Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online