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

Sep 5 2018, 4:54 pm

It might not be the weekend quite yet, but you can still party like it is!

Get the crew together and plan a great day out on the town at any one of these awesome events. It’ll be Friday before you know it!

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Free First Thursday

What: Explore the Glenbow at your leisure for FREE on the first Thursday of every month. They are launching some neat new exhibitions this month that you won’t want to miss out on.

When: Thursday, September 6

Time: 5 pm to close

Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9th Avenue SE

Admission: Free

Honens Festival

What: Watch emerging pianists compete throughout a heavy piano competition, along with a variety of other events including a reading of ‘The Hockey Sweater’ set to live piano music. The festival will end with an afternoon musical concert in the middle of the Beltline in Central Memorial Park.

When: August 30 to September 8

Time: Ranges per event

Where: Locations vary around the city

The Prairie Girls Vintage Market

What: Shop your favourite local makers and artists (over 50) in a quaint antique farmhouse in the heart of Cochrane, featuring food trucks and exciting live entertainment.

When: September 7 and 8

Time:

Friday: 4 to 8 pm

Saturday: 9 am to 4 pm

Where: Cochrane AG Society Barn – the NW corner of the junction of Highways 1A and 22

Admission: $4 for a single day pass and $6 for a two-day pass (a portion of the proceeds will go towards Boys and Girls Club of Cochrane)

Play a Round at Alberta’s Golf Course

What: After five long years following the 2013 flood, Kananaskis Country Golf Course has officially re-opened and back to a full 36-hole facility. Their first season is well underway, and there is merely a month left to check out this world-class course. Play a round on either Mt. Lorette or Mt. Kidd, or simply check out the view from their patio after a day of adventuring in K-Country. The views certainly won’t disappoint!

Where: #1 Lorette Drive, Kananaskis Alberta

Soak up the last rays of summer on a patio

What: Take a break from the heat and have an ice-cold bevy on one of Calgary’s best patios. From rooftops to hidden gardens, there are plenty of spots to choose from that will have the vibe and ambience you’re looking for. Check out some of Calgary’s best rooftop patios here.