5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, February 20

Feb 19 2020, 3:30 pm

From paint nights to jamming music festivals, there are plenty of events to check out around Calgary this Thursday, February 20!

Exposure Exhibitions Tour

What: Learn about the various exhibitions featured in the festival alongside some of the exhibiting photographers themselves.

When: Thursday, February 20
Time: 6 pm
Where: Contemporary Calgary — 701 11th Street SW
Admission: Free

Block Heater Music Festival

What: Calgary Folk Music Festival’s fifth annual Block Heater is a weekend of music and events. Featuring over 25 local, Canadian, and international artists performing concerts and collaborative sessions at National Music Centre, King Eddy, Festival Hall, and the Central Library.

When: February 20 to 22, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Available online

Calgary Farmers’ Market

What: Explore over 80 vendors supplying customers with fresh local produce, meat, poultry, international food, organic goods, jewellery, art, and more. Whether it’s the arrival of fresh produce or fun events, there’s always something happening at the market.

When: Open year-round from Thursday to Sunday
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Address: 510 – 77 Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free

Craving Kensington

What: On this three-hour walking tour, you will eat your way through this inner-city village at some of the foodie hotspots while also learning about the charming history and architecture of the area.

When: Every Thursday
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Meet at Brasserie Kensington — 1131 Kensington Crescent NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Paint Nite: Spaced Out Bear

What: Create a stunning work of art while enjoying a night out at this Paint Nite event at Regal Beagle Macleod.

When:February 20
Time: 7 pm
Where: Regal Beagle Macleod — 180 94th Street SW
Tickets: Online, $40