5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, February 28

Feb 28 2018, 2:48 am

February is coming to a close, meaning that all the great month-long events we’ve been enjoying are finally at an end.

Make the most of the Hot Chocolate Fest, Happy Hours, and so much more before it’s too late!

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Celebrate Chinese New Year with Two Penny Chinese 

  • What:¬†Between February 16 and March 2 you will receive a little red envelope every time you dine at Two Penny. Every envelope will contain a a little treat, but every day there will be a larger prize to be won. A few prizes that up for grabs are¬†gift certificates from Village Ice Cream, a mani + pedi from Beach Beauty, the 5-tree patch from TreeEra, a staycation at Hotel Arts, Flames Tickets, and more!
  • When:¬†February 16 to March 2
  • Where:¬†Two Penny Restaurant and Bar ‚Äď 1213 1st Street SW

Pink Shirt Day

  • What:¬†Pink Shirt day aims to bring awareness to bullying. Join National on 17 Avenue for pink beers (all month long) and $1 from each drink purchase will go towards the initiative. Remember on Wednesday‚Äôs (and February 28) we wear pink!
  • When:¬†February 1 to 28 (day of the celebrations)
  • Where:¬†All national locations

All Day Happy Hour on Daily Featured Breweries

  • What: February has been declared as ‚ÄúFeBREWary.‚ÄĚ Essentially, it‚Äôs a month long celebration of craft brewers, craft beer lovers, the craft beer community, and, really, just about everything to do with craft beer! Each day in February will have an all-day happy hour at each corresponding brewery ‚Äď see full calendar¬†here.
  • When:¬†February 1 to 28
  • Where:¬†All national locations

YYC Hot Chocolate Fest

  • What:¬†For the entire month of February,¬†various cafes, restaurants and chocolatiers¬†are featuring their very own creative twists on a traditional hot chocolate. Spend an afternoon touring the city, trying out the various concoctions, and voting for your favourite ‚Äď just be prepared for a serious sugar coma afterwards. Proceeds from each drink will go towards Calgary Meals on Wheels.
  • When:¬†February 1 to 28, 2018
  • Where:¬†Various locations around the city


  • What:¬†This captivating show that ¬†beautifully tells the story of the unlikely romance between a beekeeper and a physicist, was a hit on Broadway, and now you have the chance to see it right here in Calgary.
  • When:¬†February 27 to March 17
  • Time:¬†7:30 pm
  • Where:¬†Arts Commons ‚Äď 205 8th Avenue SE
  • Tickets:¬†Online,$25 to $75
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