5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, December 4

Dec 3 2019, 3:30 pm

Take this Wednesday up a notch by making some plans to check out any one of these great events going on around the city this December 4.

Doc Soup: Picture Character

What: Doc Soup Calgary is a monthly feature-length documentary series presented in partnership with the Calgary International Film Festival and Hot Docs. December’s film is Picture Character, a documentary directed by Ian Cheney and Martha Shane all about the world of emojis.

When: December 4, 2019. Upcoming films on January 8, February 5, March 4 and April 1, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire Market Cinemas — 200 Barclay Parade Southwest #200, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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 its doors on the first Wednesday of every month featuring free admission, cash bar, fun interactives, and a speaker series.

When: The first Wednesday of every month (December 4, 2019)
Times: 5 to 9 pm
Where: Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame — 169 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Fort Calgary Murder Mystery Dinner: Cut-Throat Christmas

What: Fort Calgary’s Murder Mystery Dinners are interactive evenings with food, live entertainment, and guests trying to solve a “who done it” mystery. Interact with the actors and the other guests while enjoying a locally sourced buffet dinner. Shows are created and performed by Pegasus Performances.

When: December 4, December 11, December 18, 2019
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Where: Fort Calgary – 750 9 Avenue SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Junior Claus

What: StoryBook Theatre presents Junior Claus, an all-ages story of the only son of Santa and Mrs. Claus. Junior is hesitant to take over the family business, and has more faith in his inventions than in Christmas magic. But when Christmas spirit levels drop, Junior must step up to grab the reins.

When: Wednesdays to Sundays until December 22, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm (Wednesday to Saturdays) 11 am and 3 pm (Saturdays and Sundays)
Where: Vertigo Studio Theatre — 115 9 Avenue SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Calgary’s Entrepreneur Holiday Party

What: The third annual Calgary Entrepreneur Holiday Party is a chance for entrepreneurs, small business owners, freelancers, contractors, and more to mix and mingle for the holidays. Tickets include light appetizers, a complimentary beverage, and happy hour pricing.

When: December 4, 2019
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Where: Last Best Brewing & Distilling — 607 11 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
Tickets: Online