5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, August 7

Aug 7 2019, 5:00 am

There are plenty of exciting events to check out in and around Calgary this Wednesday, August 7, so get out there and have some fun!

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Bowden Sunmaze at Eagle Creek Farms

What: The Bowden SunMaze features a sunflower field spanning three full acres and is home to over 100,000 flowers. The farm, uPick, and maze is open rain or shine. Bowden can be reached along Highway 2, is just before Red Deer, and takes about one hour and 20 minutes to reach by car from Calgary.

When: Flowers are blooming beginning the first week of August, mazes open on August 7, 2019
Time: 11 am to 5 pm, seven days a week
Where: Eagle Creek Farms – Range Road 14, Bowden
Admission: $9 for adults, $6.50 for children, four-years-old and under are free

Big Big Tent – Roller-Skate Party

What: Show off how you roll every Wednesday in August when The Big Big Tent transforms into Calgary’s biggest roller rink with the help of Calgary Roller Skate. Bring your own or rent skates on site for an evening of big, big fun.

When: August 7, 14, 21, 28, 2019
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Where: The Big Big Tent — 321 11th Avenue Southeast
Admission: Free, skate rentals extra

Who’s in the Hall Wednesdays

What: Enjoy a free night at Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. For the first time, the hall will be opening their doors on the first Wednesday of every month featuring free admission, cash bar, fun interactives, and a speakers series. Talk, learn, and play.

When: The first Wednesday of every month – August 7, 2019
Times: 5 to 9 pm
Where: Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame – 169 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary
Admission: Free

#IAMDOWNTOWN Summer Stage

What: Spend your lunch hour listening to some of Calgary’s best local talent on this outdoor stage on Stephen Avenue. DJs, live bands, and more – you will always be pleasantly surprised by the live performances set to play this stage this summer.

When: Mondays to Saturday until August 24, 2019
Time: 12 to 1 pm (weekdays), 6 to 8 pm Saturdays
Where: Stephen Avenue, outside the Telus Convention Centre
Admission: Free

Seconds Pottery Sale

What: Galleria Inglewood is holding its annual Seconds Pottery Sale. Pickup what the Galleria describes as “discontinued, kiln nerds or just plain ugly” pottery as discount prices.

When: August 7 to August 11, 2019
Time: 10 am to 5 pm (Monday to Saturday), 12 to 5 pm (Sunday)
Where: Galleria Inglewood – 907 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free