5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, April 11

Apr 10 2018, 6:47 pm

Two days down, two more to go (depending on what time you’re reading this on Wednesday, that is).

We think that’s enough cause for celebration, so we’ve put together a list of the best spots to check out in Calgary to really get your Hump Day going.

Check out any or all of these great activities today as we get just that much closer to the weekend.

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Introduction to Hand Lettering with Alison Martin 

  • What: Learn how to do Hand Lettering at this interactive workshop being held at the Greater Goods Boutique and Tea Bar
  • When: Wednesday, April 11
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Where: Greater Goods Boutique and Tea Bar – #8, 606 Meredith Road
  • Tickets: Online, $70

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: Wednesday, April 11
  • Time: 6 pm
  • Where: Ollia Macaron and Tea – 810c 16th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: Call to reserve your spot, $100

Spring Beauty Week 2018 

  • What: Check out the season’s hottest beauty trends at the Core, all week long! You’ll have the opportunity to learn how to wear each look, all while stepping outside your beauty box and trying something new. A few vendors that you can expect to see are MAC, Rocky Mountain Soap, Eveline Charles, L’Occitane, and more!
  • When: April 9 to 13
  • Time: Varies per event
  • Where: The CORE – 333, 7th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: FREE

Experience the new and improved Brewster Banff Gondola

  • What: Head to the summit for a beautiful snowy view above the treetops and a birds-eye view of six different mountain ranges, while sipping on coffee or a refreshing glass of wine.
  • Where: 100 Mountain Avenue, Banff
  • Tickets: Adult $62, child $31

Check out Calgary’s Newest Ice Creamery

  • What: XO is located in the heart of one of Calgary’s newest communities, Auburn Bay. Paying tribute to the old fashioned ice cream parlours and mom-and-pop shops, they have aimed to create an ice cream experience with flavours that are both nostalgic and creative, sparking memories across generations – past, present, and future!
  • Where: 808, 100 Auburn Meadows Drive SE
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