5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, January 29

Jan 28 2019, 5:57 pm

Tuesday constantly gets a bad rap for being one of the least exciting days of the week, but this January 29 has plenty of great events to make the day truly come alive.

Check out any one of these suggestions to turn this Tuesday into something special.

7th Annual Crowchild Classic

What: University of Calgary Dinos and Mount Royal Cougar Athletics take over the Scotiabank Saddledome for the seventh annual Crowchild Classic. The annual celebration of university sport in Calgary is the largest gathering of students in the city each year and will once again feature a hockey doubleheader, with the women’s game set for 4 pm and the men to follow at 6:45 p.m.

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: Women’s game 4 pm, men’s game 6:45 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary,
Tickets: Online

WhoKnows Variety Show

What: A monthly variety show that showcases Calgary’s vast array of talented artists. Enjoy music, dancing, comedy, poetry, spoken word, magic, clowning, juggling, and more. Hosted by Dan Dugay, and the event is all ages.

When: The last Tuesday of every month
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Ironwood Stage & Grill – 1229 9th Avenue S.E., Calgary
Tickets: $15

Why Are So Many Rums Named Ron & Other Silly Questions

What: Why Are So Many Rums Named Ron & Other Stupid Questions? All questions will be answered at Kensington Wine Market while enjoying a range of new and interesting rums.

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 7 to 9:30 pm
Where: Kensington Wine Market – 1257 Kensington Road NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Pop-Up Thrift Shop – ACAD Visual Communication Design

What: ACAD Visual Communication Design students are raising funds for a student-led trip to New York City in February. The annual tradition is supported in part by this thrift shop pop-up happening in the school’s cafeteria during the last three days of January. Cash, credit and debit cards will be accepted for purchases.

When: Tuesday, January 29 to Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 12 to 3 pm
Where: Alberta College of Art + Design – 1407 – 14th Avenue NW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Classical Revolution Calgary with Pianist Joseph Fernando

What: Pianist Joseph Fernando hosts Classical Revolution Calgary’s first last-Tuesday-of-the-month classical night for 2019. There is also an open mic for aspiring classical performers.

When: Last Tuesday of every month
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Gravity Espresso and Wine Bar – 909 – 10th Street SE, Calgary
Admission: Free, tips welcome

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