5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, July 10

Jul 10 2019, 12:17 am

We’re already halfway through the week, and if that’s not cause for celebration, we don’t know what is!

Make the most of it at one of these great events.

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Shakespeare by the Bow ‚ÄstA Midsummer Night‚Äôs Dream

What: This summer, come together with the Calgary community to celebrate and support Alberta’s emerging artists in a gorgeous natural setting. One of Shakespeare’s most popular works, A Midsummer Night’s Dream follows four young lovers and a group of six amateur actors through the forest as they are influenced and manipulated by a band of forest-dwelling fairies. Join theatre: Calgary in Prince’s Island Park for this thrilling chase of love, identity, and confusion.

When: Now to August 18, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Prince’s Island Park
Admission: Pay what you can

Freelance Stampede Party

What:¬†Calling all self-employed workers, freelancers, and small business owners. Join other YYC freelancers at the Palomino for some drinks and a delicious BBQ feast ‚ÄĒ all included with admission.

When: July 10, 2019
Time: 12 to 4 pm
Where:¬†Palomino Smokehouse ‚ÄĒ 109 7th Ave SW
Tickets: Online, $50

Cavalry FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps

What: Watch Cavalry FC take on the Vancouver Whitecaps at Spruce Meadows.

When: July 10, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Where:¬†Spruce Meadows ‚Äst18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Roundup Music Fest 2019

What:¬†Calgary is set to host the ultimate outdoor festival of the summer with¬†Roundup Music Fest. On Wednesday, July 10 the festival will be taking over¬†Shaw Millennium Park with an exhilarating lineup of all-star performances. Three-time Grammy-nominated rocker,¬†Billy Idol, and ‚ÄėRock and Roll Hall of Fame‚Äô members,¬†Blondie, will be taking to the main stage, along with performances by Canadian punk band¬†Headstones, and BC‚Äôs¬†Doug and the Slugs.

When: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Time: 3 to 11 pm
Where: Shaw Millennium Park, Calgary
Tickets:¬†$99 ‚ÄĒ¬†Available online

Music in the Plaza

What: Each Wednesday evening throughout July and August, rain or shine, Heritage Town Square plays host to a wide range of the best performing talent you’ll find anywhere. From roots and country to blues and swing, this line-up of free concerts offers something for everybody. Each week starts with a rising star of tomorrow from the Stampede Talent Search topped off by a featured act guaranteed to delight.

When Wednesday evenings until August 28, 2019
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Heritage Town Square, Heritage Park ‚Äď 1900 Heritage Drive NE
Admission: Free

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