5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, August 29

Aug 29 2019, 5:00 am

It’s Thursday, which means that it’s basically the weekend, which means that it is most definitely time to get the party started!

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Big Big Tent – Movie Night

What: From the big screen to The Big Big Tent, grab your snacks and head over to enjoy a free screening of a summer blockbuster. The movie on August 29 will be determined by a fan vote. Sugar Creek Popcorn will be there serving treats. Please bring your own chair.

When: August 29, 2019
Time: 7 pm to 10 pm — movie starts at 7:30 pm
Where: The Big Big Tent — 321 11th Avenue Southeast
Admission: Free


What: Agokew (Unplugged) is a one-man show written and performed by Waawaate Fobister. The show “explores unrequited love between teenage boys – a hockey player and a dancer.” Presented by Making Treaty 7.

When: August 29, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Grand – 608 1 St SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Spotlight YYC – Salty Sea Dog Designs

What: Alberta Craft Council presents a spotlight on Salty Sea Dog Designs, whimsy ceramic creations by Sarah and Blair Dawes. All work is available for sale. There will also be a reception on September 12 from 5 to 8 pm.

When: Wednesdays to Saturday from August 29 to October 5, 2019
Time: 11 am to 5 pm (Wednesdays to Friday), 10 am to 5 pm (Saturdays)
Where: Alberta Craft Gallery – Calgary – #280, 1721 – 29 Avenue SW, cSPACE King Edward, Calgary
Admission: Free

Eat North presents Sashay, Fillet! 2019

What: Chefs from five restaurants around Alberta team up with local drag performers and for fun and interactive challenges onstage at Sashay, Fillet! 2019. The event also features a cocktail reception, canapé stations, and more. In support of Calgary Pride.

When: August 29, 2019
Time: 7 to 11 pm
Where: Hotel Arts – 119 12 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Caskapalooza 2019 – Cask Beer Festival

What: Caskapalooza features live entertainment and craft beer sampling from 20 unique wooden casks from favourite local craft breweries. Partial proceeds will be donated to Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids.

When: August 29, 2019
Time: 4 to 7 pm
Where: CRAFT Beer Market – Southcentre Mall Calgary – 273- 100 Anderson Rd SE Calgary
Tickets: Online

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