5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, March 4

Mar 3 2020, 3:30 pm

We’ve somehow already made it through the first week of March, and we thing that’s cause for celebration! Check out any one of these events this Wednesday.

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

Doc Soup: Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

What: This documentary explores the life of Oliver Sacks, a legendary neurologist who has battled with homophobia, drug addiction, and “a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact.”

When: March 4, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire Market Cinemas — 200 Barclay Parade Southwest #200, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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

Calgary Flames vs Columbus Blue Jackets

What: The Flames take on the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Saddledome on March 4.

When: March 4, 2020
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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 this spring. Each tour is 90 minutes long and will take attendees through the alleyways and streets of the Historical Village and verse them in various spooky stories that will make their skin crawl. They depart from Gasoline Alley at 7 and 7:30 pm, though the truly terrified would be wise to choose the earlier, brighter tour.

When: March 4, March 11, March 18, March 25, April 1 and April 8 for the adult tours, and April 15 for the family tours
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
Admission: $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