15 things to do in Calgary this weekend: November 10 to 12

Nov 10 2017, 7:07 am

The weekend means it’s time to celebrate – but this weekend also brings a time of remembrance.

Enjoy the days off, and be sure to show your respects to Canada’s fallen heroes this Saturday.

Friday, November 10

Calgary European Film Festival

  • What: Celebrate European cinema at the 6th edition of this exciting and worldly film festival. See films from over 18 various countries with a mix of all genres (with subtitles of course) and get more than your typical Hollywood fare at the cinema.
  • When: Sunday, November 5 to Sunday, November 12
  • Time: See the full schedule here.
  • Where: Eau Claire Cinema – 200 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary
  • TicketsOnline, $50 – $125

Flying Squirrel Neon Lights nights

  • What: Flying Squirrel, a trampoline park in northeast Calgary, hosts Neon Lights nights from 9 pm to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, where they turn the lights down low, blast the music up high, and let would-be high flyers have at it for three hours.
  • When: Friday and Saturday nights
  • Time: 9 pm to midnight
  • Where: Flying Squirrel Trampoline Park – #105, 572 Aero Drive NE, Calgary
  • Tickets: $25 per jumper

Calgary Night Market: Holiday Market 2017

  • What: Shop for the perfect gifts for your friends and family at this Holiday Night Market featuring local artisans, makers and vendors, along with live music, delicious eats and even more exciting festivities.
  • When: Friday, November 10
  • Time: 5 to 11 pm
  • Where: Eau Claire Market – 200 Barclay Parade SW
  • Admission: Free

Cheer on the Calgary Hitmen as they play Medicine Hat

  • What: The Hitmen are officially in their regular season, come show them some love as they make their way to the Memorial Cup.
  • When: Friday, November 10
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
  • Tickets: Online, $13 to $26

National Adoption Weekend at PetSmart

  • What: If you are looking to welcome a new four-legged friend to your family then visit PetSmart Charities of Canada`s National Adoption Weekend November 10 – 12.
  • When: Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12
  • Time: 9 am
  • Where: PetSmart – 3221 Sunridge Way NE, Calgary

Saturday, November 11

Celebrate Remembrance Day at one of the many ceremonies happening around the city

  • What: Pay your respects, remember those who fought for our country and spend a moment of silence as you celebrate this special tradition with the rest of the Calgary community. Here is a full schedule of the events happening in and around the city.
  • When: Saturday, November 11
  • Where:
    • The Hanger Flight Museum of Calgary – 4629 McCall Way SE
    • Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 0 14 Avenue NW
    • Battalion Park – 3001 Signal Jill Drive SW
    • Field of Crosses/ Kerby Centre – 1133 7 Avenue SW
    • Canadian Pacific Headquarters – 7550 Ogden Dale Road SE
    • Central Memorial Park – 4 Street between 12 and 13 Avenue SW
    • The Miltary Museums – 4520 Crowchild Trail SW
    • Fort Calgary – 750 9 Avenue SE

Remembrance Day Service and Holiday Fair

  • What: Enjoy a special service facilitated by the RCMP Veterans Association of Calgary featuring bagpipes, bugling, reading and choral singers. Afterwards shop over 60 local artisans at their annual Holiday artisans fair and get started on your Christmas shopping, if you haven’t began already.
  • When: Saturday, November 11
  • Time: 11:30 am
  • Where: Fort Calgary – 750 9 Avenue SE
  • Admission: FREE

Rockies Run Collective

  • What: Join Lululemon every Saturday morning for a fun morning run through iconic mountain landscapes and a chance to escape the hustle and bustle of the busy town streets!
  • When: Every Saturday morning
  • Time: 9 am
  • Where: Lululemon Banff – 121 Banff Avenue, Banff
  • Admission: Free!

Dallas Smith – Side Effects Tour

  • What: You may know him from his beginnings in the band “Default.” He is now an award-winning country music artist and he’s coming to rock Calgary on his international Side Effects Tour.
  • When: Saturday, November 11
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Grey Eagle Event Centre – 3777 Grey Eagle Drive SW, Calgary
  • CostTicketmaster, $59-$75

Sunday, November 12

Sunday Brunch and Market Tour

  • What: Join the Calgary Farmers’ Market and Calgary Food Tours as they bring to you a very special Sunday brunch. You will have the opportunity to listen to 10 various Alberta ranchers as they explain what it takes to bring their products to the market, sample their produce and leave feeling inspired to fill your shopping bag with fresh goodies.
  • When: Every Sunday
  • Where: 510, 77 Street SE – off Blackfoot Trail and close to Heritage Drive SE
  • TicketsOnline, $45

Check out Granary Road Public Market 

  • What: If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out this new market, now is your chance. There is no better way to spend a Sunday!
  • When: Sundays
  • Time: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Where: 226034 112th St West

Any Day of the Weekend

Shop Flannel Foxes at Greater Goods

  • What: This month’s pop up begins today and it’s insanely cozy! Flannel Foxes is a local brand that pride’s itself in producing clothing that is reminiscent of our home and native land, while also ensuring that all their products are designed, printed, sewn and snit on Canadain soil.
  • When: Until November 30
  • Time: 11 am to 6 pm (weekdays), 11 am to 5 pm (weekends)
  • Where: Greater Goods – 606 Merideth Road NE, Calgary

The 39 Steps

  • What: A murdered spy, a jealous husband and an on-stage plane crash, missing fingers and good ol’ fashioned romance. This two-time Tony Award-winning play will have you clutching the edges of your seats in both laugher and suspense all night long.
  • When: Saturday, November 11 to December 16
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: The Playhouse – 115 9 Avenue SE, Calgary
  • TicketsOnline, $63

Experience the new and improved Brewster Banff Gondola

  • What: Head to the summit for an unreal view above the treetops and a birds-eye view of six different mountain ranges, while sipping on coffee or a refreshing glass of wine.
  • Where: 100 Mountian Avenue, Banff
  • TicketsOnline, Adult – $62, Child – $31

Kananaskis After Dark: Stargazing and Photography Tour

  • What: With an interpretive guide, take a moonlit walk through the forest and feast your eyes on the beauty of the Northern Lights and a sky full of stars, while sipping on steamy hot chocolate – it really doesn’t get much better than that. All photography levels welcome.
  • When: See the schedule here!
  • Where: Kananaskis Village Center – 1 Mt. Sparrowhawk Cresent
  • TicketsOnline, $69
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