5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, April 26

Apr 25 2018, 6:41 pm

You’ve made it through the bulk of the week so far, now it’s time to finish it off this Thursday!

Check out any of these great event around Calgary to pass the day in the best way possible, and it’ll be the weekend before you even know it.

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Clay Walker

  • What: Let’s throw it back to the best era in country, the ’90s, by welcoming one of the leading stars that paved the way for country today… Clay Walker!
  • When: Thursday, April 26
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Grey Eagle Event Centre – 3777 Grey Eagle Drive
  • Tickets: Ticketmaster, $49 to $59

Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton 

  • What: In this beautiful performance, Ms. Lisa Fischer reimagines songs that she has  sung with the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Little Willy John, and more. Her fusion of jazz, progressive rock, and psychedelic soul, with African, Middle Eastern, and Caribbean rhythms will surely have the audience captivated in this one-of-a-kind performance.
  • When: Thursday, April 26
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8th Avenue SE
  • Tickets: Online, $50 to $80

DJD Spring Gala 

  • What: Enjoy drinks, food, and the opportunity to mingle with the cast of DJD’s ‘Mimic’ show as you enjoy the performance from the best seats in the house!
  • When: Thursday, April 26
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Where: Decidedly Jazz Dance Centre – 111 12th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: Online, $125

Calgary Comic Expo 

  • What: Calling all comic fanatics! This is a weekend you’ll want to make sure you’re free for. If Jeff Goldblum, Jason Momoa, and the Back to the Future crew don’t make you want to clear the weekend, then are you really a true comic fan? From celebrity sighting, pop culture, cosplay, and more, this weekend will be packed full of nerdy fun!
  • When: April 26 to 29
  • Time:
    • Thursday: 4 to 9 pm
    • Friday: Noon to 8 pm
    • Saturday: 10 am to 7 pm
    • Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm
  • Where:  The BMO Centre – 20 Roundup Way SW
  • Tickets: Online, $25 to $110

Cochon555: 5 Chefs, 5 Pigs, 5 Winemakers 

  • What: This is North America’s most talked about culinary events, and it’s headed to Banff this April. This event will literally change the way you look at food as you help choose the best bite from top local chefs. It’s a friendly competition for a good cause – it’s as simple as that!
  • When: Thursday, April 28
  • Where: Fairmont Banff Springs – 405 Spray Avenue, Banff
  • Admission: Online, $129
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