5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, October 26

Oct 25 2017, 6:39 pm

One more day until the weekend!

Thursday always feels a little like Friday, so why not just lean into it and make this evening one to remember at any of these cool events.

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National Arts Centre Orchestra Reflected

  • What: See our nation reflected in this Canada’s largest orchestral production using music, photography, motion picture and 3D immersion. This piece is based on the inspiring lives of Nobel Prize-winner Alice Munro, anti-bullying advocate Amanda Todd, astronaut Roberta Bondar, and Mi’kmaw elder Rita Joe.
  • When: October 26
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8 Avenue SE
  • TicketsOnline, $20-$80

Ghouls’ Night Out!

  • What: Celebrate Halloween a little differently this year! In a safe and fun setting don’t miss out on the many ghostly encounters and freaky family fun to be had at Heritage Park this Halloween.
  • When: Thursday, October 26 to Sunday, October 29
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
  • Tickets: Kids (13+) – $10.95, Kids (3-12) $6.95

Screamfest Adults Only Night

  • Adults only night, which means Calgary’s scariest haunted house will get even more terrifying.
  • When: Thursday, October 26
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: The Grandstand Building at Stampede Park – 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
  • Tickets: Online, starting at $30

YYC Chic

  • What: Join Making Changes Association in a night filled with stunning fashion, live entertainment, an exciting silent auction, local pop-up shops and more! All of the proceeds will go to support the association fulfill their goal of helping over 2,300 women and teenage girls each year build confidence and find sustainable employment.
  • When: Thursday, October 26
  • Time: 5:30 to 10 pm
  • Where: Civic on Third – 130 – 3 Avenue SE
  • TicketsOnline, $80

Check out the Deerfoot City Rec Room

  • What: Cineplex just opened a Rec Room in Calgary, complete with two restaurants, a huge arcade, and a virtual reality room.
  • When: Every day
  • Time: Open at 11 am, closed at midnight on Sunday through Thursday, 1 am on Friday and Saturday. Adults only after 10 pm.
  • Where: Deerfoot City – 1108, 901 64th Avenue NE
  • Admission: Free!
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