5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, September 11

Sep 11 2019, 5:00 am

There is no shortage of events to keep you entertained this Wednesday, September 11, all you need to do is head out into the city and find them!

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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 (60 minutes for the all-ages tour), 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 from September 11 to October 16, 2019. All ages tours happen on September 11 and 18.
Time: Tours begin at 7 and 7:30 pm for adults, 6:30 pm for families
Where: Gasoline Alley Lobby, Heritage Park—1900 Heritage Drive SW
Tickets: Online
Length: Adult tours: three km in 90 minutes. Family tours: two km in 60 minutes

Conversations in the Garden

What: Calgary Horticultural Society presents an evening of gardening chat with horticulturist Kath Smyth and fellow gardeners. Bring a lawn chair, mug, love of gardening. and gardening questions and tips.

When: September 11, 2019
Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Calgary Horticultural Society – 208 – 50th Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, free for members, $20 for non-members

MS Golf Calgary

What: Come out and play a round at Elbow Springs Golf Club to help raise money towards cutting-edge MS research and programs and services for people living with the disease. Your ticket covers 18-holes of golf, cart rental, all meals, tee gift, and more.

When: September 11, 2019
Time: 8 am (Shotgun is at 9 am)
Where: Elbow Springs Golf Club – 240086 Lott Creek Drive
Register: Online

The Wedding Party

What: Written by Canadian playwright Kristen Thomson and directed by Darcy Evans, The Wedding Party promises to have “an outrageous wedding reception [that] spins out of control in real-time.” The comedy is about the two characters Sherry and Jack Jr.’s wedding, but will see the clash of the two families at the reception: “the well-to-do Sealey-Skeetes and the hard-working, hard-living Boychuks,” according to a release.

The comedy runs for approximately two hours and 20 minutes. A pre-show onstage bar opens from 6:30 to 7:30 pm — where wedding attire is highly encouraged. Audience members are warned that the play contains sexuality and coarse language and is suggested for those 16-years-old and older.

When: September 11 until September 29, 2019
Time: Varies depending on showtime
Where: Martha Cohen Theatre — 215 8 Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: $20 to $100, available online

Spotlight YYC – Salty Sea Dog Designs

What: Alberta Craft Council presents a spotlight on Salty Sea Dog Designs, whimsy ceramic creations by Sarah and Blair Dawes. All work is available for sale. There will also be a reception on September 12 from 5 to 8 pm.

When: Wednesdays to Saturday until October 5, 2019
Time: 11 am to 5 pm (Wednesdays to Friday), 10 am to 5 pm (Saturdays)
Where: Alberta Craft Gallery – Calgary – #280, 1721 – 29 Avenue SW, cSPACE King Edward, Calgary
Admission: Free