5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, September 11

Sep 11 2018, 12:37 am

Let’s be honest here: Tuesdays really aren’t all that exciting. There’s more work to do and the weekend is a long ways away.

All the more reason why today is the perfect day to get out into the city and find something extra fun to make today a little more bearable.

We’ve put together a few of our favourite events happening today for you to check out.

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Head out of town for a mountain adventure

What: Adventure Hub is a bonafide collective that has joined forces to give you unforgettable adventures in the Rocky Mountains. From horseback riding to cave tours to river rafting and much more. In the mood for adventure? Take your pick.

Where: In and around Banff and Canmore

Jill Paddock Art Exhibition

What: You might recognize her colourful works from the walls of many local Calgary businesses. On Friday, August 24 Jill Paddock kicked off her very first solo art show. Throughout the month you’ll be able to purchase unframed art, notebooks, t-shirts, and even a few minimal nude art pieces that she’s so well known for. Come down and celebrate her all month long as she kicks off this incredible milestone in her artistic career.

When: August 22 to October 1

Time: 6:30 am to 9 pm

Where: Phil and Sebastian Coffee Roasters – 2207 4th Street SW

Admission: FREE

Grab Fall flavoured macaron from Ollia’s

What: We don’t know about you, but we’ll get more excited over fall macaron flavours than a PSL any day. Chai Latte, Mocha, Pumpkin Spice, and Sweet Potato Marshmallow – goodbye summer bod! A little birdie also told us you can now order macarons via Door Dash, so you don’t even have to leave your house to get them.

When: Available until the end of October

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

Get lost in a corn maze

What: There is no better way to welcome fall then heading out to one of Calgary’s many corn mazes and enjoying a fun-filled farm adventure. You can’t miss the “Outback Adventure” design at Cobbs Adventure park, along with the Kangaroo Petting Zoo, tractor rides, ropes course, and more.

Where: Calgary Corn Maze and Fun Farm

Enjoy an afternoon at the Glenbow Museum

What: Come out to see some seriously awesome works of art at one of Calgary’s favourite cultural centres:

  • Recent Acquisitions 2018 – June 30 to December 9
  • The Artist’s Mirror: Self Portraits – March 10 to January 2019

Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9th Avenue SE

Cost: Regular admission to the museum

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