5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, June 27

Jun 26 2019, 5:27 pm

Let’s take this Thursday up a notch by getting the weekend festivities started a little early.

Here are five great events to check out today, June 26!

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Shakespeare by the Bow – A Midsummer Night’s 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: June 27 to August 18, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Prince’s Island Park
Admission: Pay what you can

Bridgeland Riverside Farmers’ Market

What: Enjoy local food, live entertainment, and shop for artisan-inspired products at Bridgeland Riverside Farmer’s Market this summer. From bread to beer, frommage to fresh cut flowers, the market hosts diverse and high-quality vendors to meet all of your local shopping needs.

When: Every Thursday from June 20 to October 3, 2019
Time: 3:30 to 7:30 pm
Address: BRCA Hall – 917 Centre Ave, NE., Calgary
Admission: Free

Lobster Boil

What: Kick off the Selkirk Grille Field to Fork Series with an East Coast meets West Coast traditional family-style lobster boil on the exclusive Founders’ Lounge patio.

When: June 27, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Tickets: Online, $89.95

Calgary Story Slam: GRAND SLAM

What: Calgarians take the stage and tell stories of miscommunication in a dynamic competition to find the master storyteller. Stories are (mostly) true, first-person narratives about things that have happened and are five minutes long.

When: Thursday, June 27, 2019
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Trolley 5 Brewpub – 728 17th Ave SW, Calgary
Tickets: $5

Sub Rosa Summer Drag

What: PERLA CODDINGTON, Abeiya Miraj, and Stephanie Prince take the stage for a night of extravagance including bubbles, booze and bites. To make the night even sweeter, the ticket includes a complimentary glass of sparkling wine upon entrance.

When: Thursday, June 27, 2019
Time: Doors 8:30 pm, show 9 pm
Where: Sub Rosa – 200 8 Ave SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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