5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, June 26

Jun 25 2019, 4:29 pm

Get this Wednesday going in the right direction by making some amazing plans to visit any one of these events taking place around the city!

We’re sure it’ll be a great time.

Movies That Matter

What: Movies That Matter is a monthly series of documentary film premieres at the University of Calgary, co-presented by the University of Calgary Film Society and the Department of Communication and Culture. The series strives to be timely and provocative, allowing viewers to delve into some important issues relevant in our society today. Each screening will include a post-screening discussion, featuring the director of the film itself and/or someone from the community at large known for their expertise or insightful views on the film subject.

When: The last Wednesday of every month – June 26, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Gallery Hall of the Taylor Family Digital Library – University of Calgary
Admission: Free for students with ID and community by donation

Airdrie Farmers Market

What: Come out and find the finest local purveyors and producers of local goods. Everything from original quilts, handcrafted art, to natural soaps and lotions, food trucks and more – discover a unique gift or a personal treasure.

When: Every Wednesday to October 9, 2019
Time: 3:30 to 7 pm
Address: Jensen Park – 320 Centre Avenue East, Airdrie
Admission: Free

Taylor-Rae and the Backseat Drivers

What: Edmonton-born Taylor-Rae and her band Backseat Drivers play Blind Beggar on Wednesday, June 26 alongside Ten Dead Crow and Anna Lewis.

When: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Time: Doors 5:30 pm, show starts at 6:45 pm
Where: Blind Beggar Pub – 4608 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Art Battle Calgary

What: Artists have 20 minutes to take their canvases from blank to beautiful, battling not only the clock but each other as well. Watch the paint fly before your eyes and help vote to determine the winner. All artwork created will also be available via silent auction.

When: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Times: Doors 7 pm
Where: The Rec Room Calgary – 1180 – 901 64 Avenue NE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Murder Under the Big Top – Murder Mystery TALES Calgary

What: For One Night Only, become a part of the Big Top World. Join TALES for a unique storytelling experience and become a part of the story. You can become a character immersed in an intense world of illusion and intrigue. You must rely on your wit and intuition to find the killer before the grand finale.

Murder Under The Big Top is a special fundraising event where all proceeds will go to TALES “The Alberta League Encouraging Storytelling” to continue to promote the tradition of oral storytelling and connecting through story.

When: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Shelf Life Books – 1302 4 St SW # 100, Calgary
Tickets: Online