5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, July 17

Jul 16 2018, 11:11 pm

It’s a beautiful day out today, Calgary!

Make the most of it by checking out any of these great events — just be sure you’re not spending too much time out in the sun.

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Stay cool out there

What: Environment Canada has issued a Heat Warning for the City of Calgary, which is not expected to end until things cool down on Wednesday. Calgarians are encouraged to drink plenty of water, cool off when they can, and keep an eye out for signs of heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

YYC Free Market 

What: Give and take (leaving no trace) is the theme of this fun yearly summer market!

When: Tuesday, July 17

Time: 6 to 9 pm

Where: Container Site in Sunnyside – 1010 2nd Avenue NW

Admission: FREE

Les Miserables

What:  Follow along as this timeless classic comes to life on stage, featuring well-known tunes, “I Dreamed a Dream,” “On My Own,” “Bring Him Home,” and more! Prepared to be dazzled as this epic, uplifting Broadway show goes through the social injustices of 19th-century France, the historical effects of the French Revolution, and the importance of love and compassion, just how Victor Hugo originally wanted.

When: July 17 to 22

Time: Varies by performance

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14th Avenue NW

Admission: Ticketmaster, $45 to $201

The Market on Stephen Avenue 

What: Shop up to 60 vendors offering fresh food, spices, sauces, treats, art, fashion, and more. Enjoy shopping the walk!

When: Tuesday, July 17

Time: 10 am to 4 pm

Where: Stephen Avenue – 1st Street SE to 2nd Street SW

Admission: FREE

Macaron 101 

What: Ever wondered how to make a French macaron? Look no further. Everyone’s favourite macaron shop, Ollia, hosts Macaron Baking Classes, offering exclusive lessons on how to properly engage in some macaronage, get the perfect shell, and create a variety of flavours. Bon appetite!

When: Tuesday, July 17

Time: 6 pm

Where: Ollia Macaron and Tea – 810c 16th Avenue SW

Tickets: Call to reserve your spot, $100

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