Welcome to Wednesday.
We’re halfway through the week, which means that those days off are right around the corner. Celebrate by getting the party started early at any one of these great events going on around the city today.
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What: Come out and watch a classic film under the stars for the first four Wednesday’s in August. This month you’ll be able to look forward to watching The Lion King, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Avengers: Infinity War, and Jumanji.
When: Wednesday, August 1
Time: Varies per date
Where: Spruce Meadows – 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW
Cost: $20/ carload if purchased at the door
What: Set after the all-time classic by Oscar Wilde, this witty performance aims to figure out just who ‘Ernest’ really is.
When: August 1 to 5
Time: 2 pm or 7 pm
Where: West Village Theatre – 2007 10th Avenue SW
Tickets: Online, $15 to $20
What: From folk to funk to Country to Celtic, enjoy weekly live entertainment in the Heritage Town Square every Wednesday. Each performance begins with an up-and-coming star from the Stampede Talent Search, followed by some of the best performers in the city. Come for the music, stay for dinner. See full artist lineup here.
When Wednesday evenings from July 4 to August 29
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Heritage Town Square, Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive NE
Admission: Free with park admission
What: Grab your weekly haul of delicious produce, eggs, baked goods, meats, preserves, florals, and more, all grown and produced on farms right here in Alberta. You can enjoy live entertainment and other fun activities happening at this quaint community farmers’ market. The market will go on rain or shine, so come prepared.
When: Every Wednesday
Time: 3 to 7 pm
Where: 1320 5th Avenue NW
What: Check out one full week of live outdoor blues performances and end each day off with a Twilight Blues Dance Party. Experience the art market, beer tents, food trucks, and more. Don’t forget to pick yourself up a festival souvenir. See the full list of performers here.
When: July 30 to August 5
Time: Varies per day
Where: Shaw Millennium Park – 1220 9th Avenue SW
Tickets: Online, $50 to $500