5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, October 17

Oct 16 2018, 11:29 pm

We’ve already made it halfway through the week, which means that we’re halfway towards another stunning (and sunny) weekend!

That doesn’t mean that you need to wait until Friday to have some fun, though, because there are plenty of great events going on around the city today to check out.

It’s Wednesday, October 17

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Downtown Harvest Market

What: Shop for the ripest and most delicious produce from local growers, along with art, fashion, and other unique gems made right here in Alberta.

When: Wednesday, October 17

Time: 10 am

Where: Gulf Canada Square – 401 9th Avenue SW

Admission: FREE

Cheer on the Calgary Flames

What: The Flames are back with a vengeance for another season. Grab your jersey and come to cheer them on in a sea of red down at the Dome.

When: Wednesday, October 17 vs The Boston Bruins at 7:30 pm

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE

Tickets: Ticketmaster

Smoke a legal joint

What: October 17 is the day of the Canada-wide legalization of recreational cannabis. While you won’t be able to smoke, eat, or otherwise ingest cannabis in public, you’re more than free to do so in the comforts of your own home!

When: Wednesday, October 17

Soak and sleep at Kananaskis Nordic Spa

What: Looking for a quick escape from the everyday grind? This brand new spa combines the tranquil rejuvenation of a traditional Nordic Spa and the Alpine stillness of the Canadian Rockies.

When: Open 7 days a week

Time: 7 to 9 pm

Where: 1 Centennial Drive, Kananaskis

Cost: $70

Hang out with the Pandas

What: The long wait is finally over. The Calgary Zoo has officially welcomed four pandas (two adults and two cubs), into their newly built habitat, The Panda Passage. These furry black and white friends are charming and have a ton to teach us in the five years that they will be with us before returning to China. There is also a new panda cam program so you can check in on your furry friends from anywhere!

Where: The Calgary Zoo — 210 St. Georges Drive NE

Admission: Regular admission to the zoo

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