5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, August 15

Aug 10 2018, 10:02 pm

We’re halfway through the week and halfway through the month already.

Has your August been as action-packed as you hoped it would be? If it’s not, don’t worry! There’s still plenty of time to get out there and check out all the great events that Calgary has to offer, especially today, August 15.

Ride, Row, Refresh

What: Sweat it out in a spin or yoga class and then reward yourself with a Wildrose brew afterwards. A brew is always better when you’ve earned it, right?

When: Wednesday, August 15

Time: 7 pm

Where: Movement U 16, 14th Street NE

Tickets: Online, $23

Grab some fresh produce at the Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers’ Market

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

Admission: FREE

Music in the Plaza

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

Grab a bite at Flower and Wolf

What: Take a ride with an Old Fashioned with a twist featuring Old London, Old Oaxaca, and Old Cuba at this new restaurant situated in the Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire. This eclectic foodie wonderland is both globally inspired and classically rooted in a sophisticated social space aimed to unite locals and travellers alike.

Where: 255 Barclay Parade SW

Enjoy a day perusing the Glenbow Museum

What: There is no better way to spend the weekend! Grab a coffee and go see some seriously awesome works of art at one of Calgary’s favourite cultural centres.

Alex Janvier: Modern Indigenous Master – June 16 to September 9

One New Work Gwenessa Lam: Who Magic – June 16 to September 9

Recent Acquisitions 2018 – June 30 to December 9

The Artist’s Mirror: Self Portraits – March 10 to January 2019

Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9tth Avenue SE

Cost: Regular admission to the museum

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