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

Jan 14 2020, 3:30 pm

From burlesque shows to some seriously delicious restaurant openings, there are plenty of reasons to brave the cold this Wednesday!

Check out the opening of NUPO

What: New Japanese-style restaurant NUPO is officially opening this Wednesday, just a few days before the opening of the space’s hidden second concept, EIGHT.

Located in Calgary’s East Village at 631 Confluence Way SE (Alt Hotel), NUPO promises diners an array of plant-forward creations alongside dry-aged sushi.

Where: 631 Confluence Way SE, Calgary
Hours: Reservations are being taken from 4 pm to 1 am
Phone: 587-353-1388

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, Calgary
Admission: Free

Disney Trivia at the Gateway

What: You’ve been studying your entire childhood for this! Show off just how much you know about Disney’s classics at a free trivia night at the Gateway.

When: January 15, 2020
Time: 5 to 9 pm
Where: The Gateway – 1301 16th Avenue, Calgary
Admission: Free

Ice Magic Festival Banff 2020

What: Running 12 days from January 15 to 26, the Ice Magic Festival hosts teams in a competition to create the most stunningly shiny work of frozen art.

Tickets are required to visit the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise lakeside Competition Carving Site during peak periods. Ice Magic is free to attend from Monday to Friday, and on weekends before 10 am or after 5:30 pm.

When: January 15 until January 26, 2020
Time: Times vary, check schedule for details
Where: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – 111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise
Tickets: Online, free to attend from Monday to Friday, and on weekends before 10 am or after 5:30 pm

The Restricted Section: Burlesque at Betty Lou’s Library

What: Catch an exciting burlesque performance while enjoying a classy cocktail at Betty Lou’s Library this Wednesday.

When: January 15, 2020
Time: Door at 5 pm
Where: Betty Lou’s Library — The Devenish Building, 908 17th Avenue SW
Admission: $8, available online

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