5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, February 28

Feb 27 2019, 5:43 pm

It’s the last day of the month, which means it’s time to live life to its absolute fullest at any one of these wonderful events!

Check out our list of suggestions below for some serious inspiration this February 28.

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert 2019

What: Harry, Hermione, Ron, Dobby the house elf, and the famous, dreamy wizard-celebrity-turned Defense Against The Dark Arts Instructor Gilderoy Lockhart will be seen on the screen at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Theatre for two shows this winter, accompanied by Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra that will bring John Williams’ iconic soundtrack to life.

When: Thursday, February 28, Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium — 1415 14th Avenue NW
Tickets: Start at $43, available online

Exposure

What: This is Alberta’s only photography festival and it’s coming to Calgary for the month of February. Check out photography exhibitions at galleries around the city, get your portfolio reviewed by professionals, and participate in exciting workshops as you let your inner photographer become instantly inspired.

When: Now to Thursday, February 28, 2019
When: Various times
Where: Various locations around the city
Tickets: Varies per event, many are free

YYC Hot Chocolate Fest

What: YYC Hot Chocolate Fest is back again for another year, raising money for Calgary Meals on Wheels, while giving you the opportunity to sip upon a variety of creative hot chocolates throughout the city.

When: Now to February 28, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various restaurants and cafe
More InfoOnline

The Kinkonauts

What: The Kinkonauts present an all-star roster of performances for The Bright Side Festival. Featuring Built for Comfort, All Request Heartache, Duckface, and Starfleet Confidential, there’s something to tickle everyone’s funny bone.

When: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Time: 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: Theatre 1308 (Calgary Inter-Mennonite Church) – 1308 Edmonton Trail Northeast Calgary
TicketsOnline, $15

Calgary Home + Garden Show

What: Discover the latest in home decor, design, and more at the Calgary Home + Garden Show. Plus see HGTV Canada’s Todd Talbot & Carson Arthur LIVE on the Home + Garden Stage.

When: Thursday, February 28 to Sunday, March 3, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: BMO Centre – 20 Roundup Way, Calgary
Tickets: Online