10 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, September 22
This Sunday marks the very last weekend day of the entire 2019 summer — meaning that it is extra important to make some lasting memories today!
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Kiwanis Apple Festival
What: Celebrate Kiwanis Apple Festival with apple baking and tasting, family activities, live entertainment, silent auction, farmers market and more.
When: September 21 to 22, 2019
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Kamp Kiwanis – 241001 Range Road 42, Calgary
YYC Pizza Week
What: A 10-day annual event featuring participating restaurants creating an original pizza to see whose is the best. Partial proceeds from all pizza goes to Calgary Meals on Wheels. More than 40 restaurants and the community have raised over $42,000 in the past five years.
When: September 21 until September 29, 2019
Where: Participating restaurants around the city
Cost: Pizzas tend to go for around $20 to $25
What: Head to the summit for an unreal view above the treetops and a birds-eye view of six different mountain ranges, while sipping on coffee or a refreshing glass of wine. Start with a walk along the Sulphur Mountain Boardwalk to learn more about Canada’s first national park, or go indoors to sample from three restaurant menus. Then get hands-on in the world-class interpretive centre and theatre.
When: Daily until October 14, 2019
Where: 100 Mountain Avenue, Banff
Tickets: Online, various prices
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
What: Calgary’s favourite festival of science, arts, and engineering features exhibits and events over the whole weekend. The celebration also features engineered art, concerts, performances, hands-on workshops, bizarre vehicles, and spontaneous acts of science and technology. Another highlight is The Spectacle happening on September 21 at Prince’s Island Park.
When: Now until September 22, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
The Calgary Fall Home Show
What: Fall in love with your home all over again at the Calgary Fall Home Show. Explore the marketplace filled with home-related products and services. There will also be many demos and presentations to help you with your next home project.
When: Now to September 22, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: BMO Centre – 20 Roundup Way SE
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
Cavalry FC vs Pacific FC
What: Cavalry FC take on the Pacific FC in Canadian Premier League action at Spruce Meadows.
When: September 22, 2019
Time: 12:30 pm
Where: Spruce Meadows – 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary
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: Various dates until September 22, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Arts Commons – 205 8th Avenue SE, Calgary
Sunday Safari Brunch at 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