18 things to do in Calgary this week: February 10 to 13

Feb 10 2020, 5:00 am

There’s so much to do around Calgary this week, so make sure you check out our list and mark those calendars for all of these awesome events!

Monday, February 10

Valentine’s Pop-Up Shop

What: Grab some Valentine’s Day cookies from Sarah’s Sugar Shack before the big romantic rush hits!

When: February 10, 2020
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: 534 Evermeadow Road SW

Free Yoga at Central Library

What: Do some free yoga at Calgary’s stunning Central Library this Monday.

When: February 10, 2020
Time: 5:45 pm
Where: Central Library — 800 3 Street SE, Calgary
Tickets: Free, but register online

Hunchback of Notre Dam

What: Catch a production of this classic Disney tale put on by the Cappuccino Musical Theatre from Saturday, February 1 to Saturday, February 15.

When: February 1 to 15, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Vertigo Theatre — 115 9 Avenue SE #161, Calgary
Tickets: $36, available online

Winter ice skating at Olympic Plaza

What: Built in 1988 for the Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Plaza has the only refrigerated outdoor ice surface in the city. You can rent skates down at the plaza if you don’t have a pair of your own. Helmets are strongly encouraged.

When: Open daily until mid-March
Time: 10 am to 9 pm
Where: Olympic Plaza — 228 8th Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free, skates are also available to rent

Tuesday, February 11

Valentine’s Day raffle for AARCS

What: Win some awesome prizes while helping out some furry friends at this AARCS event.

When: February 11, 2020
Time: Draw will be at 3 pm, so buy tickets before that
Where: AARCS — 5060 74th Avenue SE
Tickets: $5 per ticket, available online

Film Noir: A Lonely Place

What: Catch 1950’s A Lonely Place at the Globe Cinema for this Tuesday’s Film Noir feature. Tickets are just $5.

When: February 11, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Globe Cinema — 617 8th Avenue SW
Tickets: $5 at the door

Date Night: Mario Kart Tournament

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What: Take to the (virtual) racetrack with your partner at this Revival Brewcade tournament! First place wins an Inglewood prize pack.

When: February 11, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Revival Brewcade — 1217B 9th Avenue SE
Tickets: $10, available online

Esker Foundation

What: Esker Foundation connects the public to contemporary art through relevant, accessible, and educational exhibitions, programs, and publications. The gallery reflects on current developments in local, regional, and international culture; creates opportunities for public dialogue; and supports the production of groundbreaking new work, ideas, and research. Admission is free.

When: Open Tuesdays to Sundays. Closed Mondays
Time: Various times
Where: Esker Foundation – 4th Floor – 1011 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free

Heritage Park Dinner and a Movie: Ghost

What: Heritage Park presents Dinner & A Movie Nights at the Selkirk Grille and the Gasoline Alley Museum. Enjoy a three-course movie-themed dinner at Selkirk Grille, then head to Gasoline Alley Museum for a big screen classic. Attendees are also welcome to only watch the movie, and a cash bar and popcorn will be available for purchase during the screening.

When: February 11, 2020
Time: Dinner anytime between 5 to 6:45 pm, show at 7:45 pm
Where: Heritage Park — 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Tickets: Either $45 per person for both dinner and a movie, or just $8 per person for movie

Wednesday, February 12

Calgary Hitmen vs Regina Pats

What: Take your partner to a pre-Valentine’s Day date night as the Hitmen take on the Pats.

When: February 12, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome — 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Available online

Global Perspectives February: Beanpole

What: Beanpole is a story of two young women who rebuild their lives following WWII in 1945’s Leningrad.

When: February 12, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Globe Cinema
Tickets: $15, $13 for students and seniors

Roasterie Tour – Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters

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What: This 20-minute tour gives attendees a look at Phil & Sebastian’s vintage retro-fitted roaster and operations, plus learn about their green coffee sourcing strategies.

When: Every Wednesday
Time: 12:15 to 12:35 pm
Where: Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters — 618 Confluence Way Southeast, Calgary
Tickets: Online, free

Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers’ Market

What: Grab your weekly haul of delicious produce, eggs, baked goods, meats, preserves, florals, and more, all grown and produced on farms right here in Alberta. You can enjoy live entertainment and other fun activities happening at this quaint community farmers’ market. The market will go on rain or shine, so come prepared.

When: Every Wednesday
Time: 3 to 7 pm
Where: 1320 5th Avenue NW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Thursday, February 13

Spark After Dark

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What: TELUS Spark hosts an adults-only experience the second Thursday of every month, with drinks, music, and new adult-programming each month. Guests can also visit the immersive dome theatre, the various Spark galleries, and more.

When: February 13, 2020
Time: 5 to 10 pm
Where: Telus Spark — 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Tickets: Available online

Night Photography Seminar

What: Learn how to perfect that nighttime shot with photographer Monika Deviat.

When: February 13, 2020
Time: 6:30 to 10:30 pm
Where: The Camera Store Classroom — Unit 210 3060 9th Street SE
Admission: $50, available online

Craving Kensington

What: On this three-hour walking tour, you will eat your way through this inner-city village at some of the foodie hotspots while also learning about the charming history and architecture of the area.

When: Every Thursday
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Meet at Brasserie Kensington — 1131 Kensington Crescent NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Calgary Farmers’ Market

What: Explore over 80 vendors supplying customers with fresh local produce, meat, poultry, international food, organic goods, jewellery, art, and more. Whether it’s the arrival of fresh produce or fun events, there’s always something happening at the market.

When: Open year-round from Thursday to Sunday
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Address: 510 – 77 Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free

Love Story! Valentine’s Speed Dating

What: Secure yourself a Valentine this February 13 at this Societe Coffee Lounge speed dating session. Ages 40+

When: February 13, 2020
Time: 7:30 to 10:30 pm
Where: Societe Coffee Lounge — 1223 11th Avenue SW
Tickets: $60