5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, October 16

Oct 16 2019, 5:00 am

Let’s get this Wednesday going in the right direction by picking one of the following events and living it up this October 16.

Rock The Rink

What: The cross-Canada tour stars skating legends Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir, and Patrick Chan, and aims to blend their incredible skating talent with state-of-the-art lighting, video, and interactive technology, as well as live music. Other cast members include Canadians Kaetlyn Osmond and Elvis Stojko, Olympic Medalist Carolina Kostner, US National Champion Jeremy Abbott, and Italian World Champions Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotte.

When: October 16, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Stampede Corral – Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Heritage Park Ghost Tours 2019

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 fall. 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.

When: Every Wednesday until October 16, 2019
Time: Tours begin at 7 and 7:30 pm for adults
Where: Gasoline Alley Lobby, Heritage Park—1900 Heritage Drive SW
Tickets: Online
Length: Adult tours: three km in 90 minutes

Fluid Fest

What: Fluid Fest is a celebration of contemporary art, dance and physical performance. The festival features local, national and international artists in live performances, workshops, artist talks, and more.

When: October 15 until October 27, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations around the city
Tickets: Online

Iceland

What: This powerful one-act, Canadian-born piece follows three characters through their relationships with money, greed, and righteousness, told through three interconnected monologues.

When: October 15 until November 2, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Max Bell Theatre, Arts Commons
Tickets: Online

Seconds Pottery Sale

What: Galleria Inglewood is holding its annual Seconds Pottery Sale. Pickup what the Galleria describes as “discontinued, kiln nerds or just plain ugly” pottery as discount prices.

When: August 7 to August 11, 2019
Time: 10 am to 5 pm (Monday to Saturday), 12 to 5 pm (Sunday)
Where: Galleria Inglewood – 907 9th Ave.S.E., Calgary
Admission: Free