5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, August 1

Jul 31 2019, 5:43 pm

Start this August off on the right foot by trying out one of these five great events going on around Calgary this Thursday, August 1!

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Shakespeare by the Bow ‚ÄstA Midsummer Night‚Äôs Dream

What: This summer, come together with the Calgary community to celebrate and support Alberta’s emerging artists in a gorgeous natural setting. One of Shakespeare’s most popular works, A Midsummer Night’s Dream follows four young lovers and a group of six amateur actors through the forest as they are influenced and manipulated by a band of forest-dwelling fairies. Join theatre: Calgary in Prince’s Island Park for this thrilling chase of love, identity, and confusion.

When: Now to August 18, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Prince’s Island Park
Admission: Pay what you can

Free First Thursday at Glenbow Museum

What: Explore the Glenbow Museum at your leisure for FREE on the first Thursday of every month.

When:¬†The first Thursday of every month ‚Äď August 1 and September 5, 2019
Time: 5 pm to close
Where:¬†Glenbow Museum ‚Äď 130 9th Avenue SE
Admission: Free

Power of Success with Tony Robbins and Friends

What: American businessman, author, and philanthropist Tony Robbins is coming to Calgary for Power of Success, a talk on personal development, money, motivation, business strategies, and more.

When: August 1, 2019
Time: 7 am to 5:30 pm
Where:¬†BMO Centre at Stampede Park ‚Äď 1410 Olympic Way Southeast Calgary
Tickets: Online

ANCIIENTS

What: Vancouver heavy metal rockers ANCIIENTS perform at The Palomino Smokehouse and Social Club with special guests Legacy and Locutus.

When: August 1, 2019
Time: 9 pm
Where:¬†The Palomino Smokehouse and Social Club ‚Äst109 7th Ave SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Revel Cider Tasting at SunnyCider

What: SunnyCider is hosting a Revel Cider Tasting on August 1, which includes an informational presentation by a representative of Revel, six 4oz glasses of cider, as well as some tasting food plates.

When: August 1, 2019
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Where:¬†SunnyCider ‚Äď 3300 14 Avenue Northeast #Unit 1, Calgary
Tickets: Online