5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, December 6

Dec 6 2017, 5:37 am

You’ve hit the halfway mark!

Celebrate by heading out to a fun event this Wednesday – the weekend will be here before you even know it.

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Poppy-Barley Holiday Pop-Up at The Loft

  • What: Now is your chance to grab yourself a pair of beautifully handcrafted boots – if you don’t own a pair already! Each shoe is designed here in Canada and ethically made in Mexico, so you can wear your shoes proudly knowing you’re supporting safe and responsible shoemaking production. Come be the first to see their Holiday 2017 Collection. #SupportCanadianDesigners
  • When: December 1 to 9
  • Time:
    • Monday-Friday: 11 am to 6:30 pm
    • Saturday-Sunday: 10 am to 5:30 pm
    • Or book an appointment to secure yourself a spot
  • Where: The Loft – 405 11 Avenue SE

Dinner + A Movie at Heritage Park

  • What: Holiday date night just got turned up a notch! Come see this beautiful Christmas classic as you munch on popcorn and cuddle up to your SO. Cue the holiday warm fuzzies.
  • Where: Gasoline Alley – 1900 Heritage Drive SW, Calgary
  • When: Wednesday, December 6 – A Christmas Story
  • Time: 7:45 pm
  • TicketsOnline, $44.95 + GST per person (includes dinner + film), $8 (Film only)

Music for a Winter Evening 

  • What: Come see the talented multi-award-winning singer/songwriter, Steve Bell, in concert and let him charm you away with his songs, sonnets and memorable charm. 100% of the proceeds will go towards Her Legacy Campaign, which provides support to two very deserving local charities: Oxford House and Next Step Ministries. Come celebrate the holidays, while helping those who need it most this Christmas season.
  • When: Wednesday, December 6
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8th Avenue SE
  • TicketsOnline, $27

Northern Lights Window Exhibition

  • What: Downtown Calgary shop windows will be getting a makeover this December, and it’ll be more than just a bit of paint. Using an Augmented Reality enabled app on your phone, you’ll be able to interact and experience each painted window destination, that will reflect various Christmas stories and memories of local artists. Don’t forget to vote for your favourite window through the app!
  • When: Friday, December 1 to Sunday, December 31
  • Where: In and around Calgary’s downtown core
  • Admission: Free!


  • What:  The Zoolights at the Calgary Zoo never fail to amaze. Each year, this unforgettable winter tradition of fun activities and stunning lights warms the hearts of many. See the Calgary Zoo light up for seven weeks straight and help celebrate the 20th anniversary of everyone’s favourite holiday experience.
  • When: Friday, November 24 to January 6
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: The Calgary Zoo – 210 ST. Georges Drive NE, Calgary
  • Tickets: General (16+) $14.95, Child (3-15) – $11.95
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