5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, January 24

Jan 23 2018, 11:47 pm


This Wednesday will be just as exciting as you make it!

Avoid the couch and hit the town by checking out any of these great Calgary events.

Banff and Lake Louise: Snow Days

  • What: Winter is more than just cold and snowy, as it is a season that brings majestic frosty views, fun activities a beautiful memories at all ages. Banff National Park invites us all to celebrate the magic of winter in its month long festival of Snowdays, featuring a variety of events, shows and activities that combine history, culture and winter traditions that the whole family will enjoy. Be sure to check out the website for daily events and activities!
  • When: January 18 to 28
  • Where: Throughout Banff National Park
  • Admission: Varies per event

Watch the Calgary Flames Play the LA Kings

  • What: Cheer on the Flames in a sea of red all the way to the Red Mile!
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
  • When: Wednesday, January 24
  • Time: 8 pm
  • TicketsTicketmaster, $25 to $172

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

  • What: On it’s grand tour, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is stopping in Calgary to give us a taste of some of the best films that were screened at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival last November. Expect films that truly capture the essence of adventure and the great outdoors throughout the world.
  • When: January 17 to 28
  • Time: Vary’s depending on the schedule
  • Where: Roza Theatre – 2500 University Drive NW
  • Tickets: Online or in person at MEC, $28

Empire of the Son 

  • What: In this one-man, autobiographical show by former CBC broadcaster Tetsuro Shigematu, you’ll travel from Hiroshima after the Second World War to London in the 1960s. Along the way you’ll learn about the incredible history of Shigematu’s father and the rocky relationship the two had trying to create a connection and express their love for each other.
  • When: January 16 to 28
  • Where: Martha Cohen Theatre – 215 8th Avenue SE
  • Tickets: Online, $26 to $75

Try out some sports or fitness classes… for free

  • What: All Sport One City is a week-long initiative that’s taking place all over Calgary, where fitness and sport classes will be made free for anyone willing to give them a go.
  • When: Monday, January 22 to Saturday, January 27, 2018
  • Time: Throughout the day
  • Where: At participating venues throughout the city
  • Admission: Free!
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