15 things to do in Calgary this week: February 18 to 20

Feb 18 2020, 5:00 am

Now that we’re feeling nice and well rested from that long weekend, we can take on this short work week and enjoy all the events that come with it!

Tuesday, February 18

Disney Trivia at High Line

What: Test how much you remember from that Disney-filled childhood at this trivia night.

When: February 18, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: High Line Brewing — 1318 9th Avenue SE
Cover: $6 per person

Karaoke at The Canadian Brewhouse (Harvest Hills)

What: Sing your heart out at The Canadian Brewhouse while enjoying $20 buckets and $3 tacos this Tuesday.

When: January 14, 2020
Time: Karaoke starts at 10 pm
Where: The Canadian Brewhouse (Harvest Hills) — 9650 Harvest Hills Boulevard NE
Cover: Free

Dear Evan Hansen

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What: Dear Evan Hansen, the story of a teenage boy who gets wrapped up in a tragic event by happenstance, is playing in Calgary this February as part of the Broadway Across Canada 2019/20 Season. Dear Evan Hansen picked up six Tony awards in 2017, including best musical, as well as a 2018 Grammy Award.

When: February 18 to 23, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium — 1415 14th Avenue NW, Calgary
Tickets: 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

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

Wednesday, February 19

Six Degrees of Movie Trivia – Romance Edition

What: All those nights of watching Rom Coms will finally pay off at this trivia night hosted at Dickens Pub.

When: Wednesday, February 19
Time: 7 pm
Where: Dickens — 1000 9th Avenue SW
Tickets: $15, $13 for students and seniors

MoS Docs February: Say Amen, Somebody

What: George Nierenberg’s music documentary Say Amen, Somebody celebrates African American culture and features the father of Gospel, Thomas A. Dorsey.

When: Wednesday, February 19
Time: 7 pm
Where: Studio Bell National Music Centre
Tickets: $15, $13 for students and seniors

Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out

What: Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out features over 100 preserved animal specimens ranging from the common pigeon to an expertly dissected camel. Visitors will be able to check out what’s under the skin of some spectacular animals and determine what makes us the same — and different.

When: Now until March 1, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: TELUS Spark — 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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

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

Thursday, February 20

Exposure Exhibitions Tour

What: Learn about the various exhibitions featured in the festival alongside some of the exhibiting photographers themselves.

When: Thursday, February 20
Time: 6 pm
Where: Contemporary Calgary — 701 11th Street SW
Admission: Free

Block Heater Music Festival

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What: Calgary Folk Music Festival’s fifth annual Block Heater is a weekend of music and events. Featuring over 25 local, Canadian, and international artists performing concerts and collaborative sessions at National Music Centre, King Eddy, Festival Hall, and the Central Library.

When: February 20 to 22, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Available 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

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

Paint Nite: Spaced Out Bear

What: Create a stunning work of art while enjoying a night out at this Paint Nite event at Regal Beagle Macleod.

When:February 20
Time: 7 pm
Where: Regal Beagle Macleod — 180 94th Street SW
Tickets: Online, $40

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