5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, November 27

Nov 26 2019, 11:30 pm

Today marks the perfect Wednesday to check out any one of these wonderful events going on around the city this November 27.


What: The seventh annual CUFF.Docs showcases the best in non-fiction films during the Calgary Underground Film Festival’s five-day documentary festival. The festival screens 14 full-length features as well as shorts, varying in subject, style, and genres within the art form.

When: Now until December 1, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online

Women Leaders Speaker Series: Leadership in International Development

What: UCalgary Women’s Resource Centre presents the Women Leaders Speaker Series, where local women leaders share challenges they have faced during their careers, how they surpassed them, and how they shaped their own paths. This week’s speaker is Dr. Rita Yembilah. Coffee and tea will be available to attendees.

When: November 27, 2019
Time: 2 to 3 pm
Where: UCalgary Women’s Resource Centre — 2500 University Drive NW, MacEwan Student Centre 482, Calgary
Admission: Free

Sherlock Holmes and the Raven’s Curse

What: The world premiere of Sherlock Holmes and the Raven’s Curse by R. Hamilton Wright. The world’s most famous detective returns to his childhood home to uncover the circumstances behind the death of his favourite uncle. He discovers an ancient family curse along the way and meets many more mysterious figures.

When: Now until December 14, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: The Playhouse – 115 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Startup Drinks & Pitches

What: Entrepreneurs can practice their pitch in a casual setting at Startup Calgary’s Startup Drinks & Pitches. Meet fellow entrepreneurs, innovators, and community members during the event.

When: November 27, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Last Best Brewing & Distilling – 607 11th Avenue SW, Calgary
Register: Online

Sounds of the Season with Calgary Philharmonic 

What: Calgary Philharmonic gets festive with a series of Sounds of the Season concerts. Enjoy a selection of sacred and secular holiday favourites with friends and family.

When: November 27, November 28, December 3, December 18, December 19, 2019
Time: 7:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Shane Homes YMCA (November 27), Brookfield YMCA (November 28), Magnolia Banquet Hall (December 3), Grace Presbyterian Church (December 18 and 19)
Tickets: Online

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