5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, December 12

Dec 12 2018, 1:07 am

Celebrate making it halfway through the work week by heading out into the city and checking out any one of these wonderful Wednesday events!

From hockey games to Christmas markets, there’s something here for everyone.

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Downtown Christmas Market

What: Shop for the ripest and most delicious produce from local growers, along with art, fashion and other unique gems and gifts made right here in Alberta.

When: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Gulf Canada Square – 401 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Calgary Flames vs Philadelphia Flyers

What: Calgary Flames face off with the Philadelphia Flyers at the Saddledome.

When: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Tickets: Online

Art Baby Tour: The Arctic

What: Take a relaxed one-hour guided tour of Glenbow Museum’s exhibition The Arctic: Real and Imagined Views from the Nineteenth Century with wee ones in tow. Recommended for parents and caregivers with children aged 2 and under. Stroller friendly.

When: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Time: 5:30 pm
Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 – 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: $5, members free

Standup to Trauma: A Show in Support of Breaking Free Foundation

What: A night of laughter and a little bit of music in support of the Breaking Free Foundation, a non-profit that supports people living with post traumatic stress. Featuring Austin Lonneberg, Linnea Ward, host Amy Edgar and many more.

When: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Time: 4:30 to 7 pm
Where: The Plaza Theatre – 1133 Kensington Road Northwest, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $10

Brewery Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

What: Grab your ugliest Christmas sweater and have some fun with the crew from Annex Ales, Banded Peak, Blindman Brewing, Dandy Brewing Company, Last Best Brewing, and Toolshed Brewing. Enjoy a rockin’ DJ, local brews, beer-friendly bites and tacky sweaters for holiday cheer.

When: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Brasserie Kensington – 1131 Kensington RD NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $55 plus gst and gratuity

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