5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, March 11

Mar 10 2020, 2:41 pm

Get the gang together and make some big plans this Wednesday at any one of these awesome events going on around the city!

Global Perspectives March: The Burnt Orange Heresy

What: This movie tells the tale of an art critic that steals a rare painting at the behest of JD Salinger.

When: March 11
Time: 7 pm
Where: Globe Cinema – 617 8 Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: $15

Heritage Park Ghost Tours 2020

What: Curious Calgarians will have a chance to learn about the ghostly figures that haunt their city by taking a Heritage Park Ghost Tour.

When: March 11, March 18, March 25, April 1 and April 8, and April 15 for the adult tours, and April 15 for the family tour
Time: Tours begin at 7 and 7:30 pm for adults, 6:30 pm for families
Where: Gasoline Alley Lobby, Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Tickets: $19.95 for family tours, $23 for adult tours, available at heritagepark.ca
Length: Adult tours: three km in 90 minutes. Family tours: two km in 60 minutes

Drop in D&D at Hexagon Board Game Cafe

What: Head over to Hexagon Board Game Cafe in Kensington on Wednesday nights for some drop-in D&D fun!

When: Every Wednesday
Time: D&D starts at 7 pm, though arrive closer to 6:30 pm to ensure a seat (as it’s first come first served)
Where: Hexagon Board Game Cafe – #200 1140 Kensington Road NW
Tickets: $6 to drop in and mandatory drink purchase

Roasterie Tour – Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters

What: This 20-minute tour gives attendees a look at Phil & Sebastian’s vintage retro-fitted roaster and operations, plus learn about their green coffee sourcing strategies.

When: Every Wednesday
Time: 12:15 to 12:35 pm
Where: Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters – 618 Confluence Way Southeast, Calgary
Tickets: Online, free

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