5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, December 6

Dec 5 2018, 5:57 pm

We’ve already made it through most of the work week — now we just a have a few days left to live it up before the weekend hits!

Make the most of this Thursday by heading out into the city and checking out any one of these wonderful events.

Make It! Calgary 2018

What: Calgary’s biggest handmade market, the Make It! Show is coming back to Calgary just in time for the holidays. The event is taking place from Thursday, December 6 to Sunday, December 9 and it’s set to feature more than 130 of Canada’s top artists, makers, and crafters. The fun, upbeat shopping experience is the perfect place to find gifts for everyone on your holiday list this season, as you’ll be able to shop everything from clothing and accessories, to art, home decor, gourmet goodies, baby and kid items, among other handmade treasures.

When: Thursday, December 6 to Sunday, December 9

  • Thursday, December 6: 11 am to 9 pm
  • Friday, December 7: 11 am to 9 pm
  • Saturday, December 8 10 am to 6 pm
  • Sunday, December 9 11 am to 5 pm

Where: Deerfoot City — 901 64th Avenue NE
Price: $3 early bird online | $5 at the door | Kids under 12 are free – Tickets available via EventBrite

Free First Thursday

What: Explore the Glenbow at your leisure for FREE on the first Thursday of every month. Check out current exhibitions including The Arctic: Real and Imagined Views from the Nineteenth Century, Cosmos: Gathie Falk, Margaret Nazon and Erik Olson, and more.

When: Thursday, December 6, 2018
Time: 5 pm to close
Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9th Avenue SE
Admission: Free

Cannes Lions Screening 2018

What: The National Advertising Benevolent Society (NABS) West, in partnership with The Globe and Mail, is hosting a screening of the Cannes Lions 2018 award winners at Calgary’s cSpace King Edward on December 6. Viewers will have the chance to take in the short — though no less sweet — works of the advertising industry from the comfort of movie theatre seats, with the 126 minutes of award-winning advertisements play on the big screen. Some of these commercials include the famous “It’s a Tide Ad” from Tide, “Unlock” from Apple, and Taco Bell’s “Web of Fries.”

When: Thursday, December 6, 2018
Time: 5:30 to 9 pm
Where: cSPACE King Edward — 1721 29th Avenue SW
Tickets: $20 to $40, available online

Calgary Flames vs Minnesota Wild

What: The Flames hit the ice versus the Wild at the Saddledome.

When: Thursday, December 6, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Tickets: Online

Ed The Sock

What: Canadian icon and MuchMusic star, Ed the Sock returns to Calgary with the War On Stupid tour, turning his surgical wit on Fake News, outrage culture and North America’s growing love affair with idiocy. Featuring special guest Logan Cameron, Dale Ward and Linnea Ward.

When: Thursday, December 6, 2018
Time: Doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Dickens Pub – 1000 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $14.99-$19.99

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