Here are 5 Calgary food events to check out, all taking place in or near the city this week, September 11 to 17, 2017.
A tour guide will greet you at CIBO restaurant on 17th Avenue SW near the corner of 9th Street. From there head to Made by Marcus Micro Creamery, Ollia, Frenchie Wine Bar, Ox Bar de Tapas, and finally, finish at Anju Restaurant. Don’t worry about tabs, tax, and tips – just show up ready to walk and eat!
When: Saturday and Sundays from September 2 to November 26 from noon to 3 pm
Where: Multiple venues, begin a Cibo, 1012 17 Ave SW
Cost: $115; buy online
Meet J. Webb Wine Merchants at The Calgary Farmers’ Market where you’ll receive a Yum Bakery pastry, Mediterranean salad, assortment of fruit, Analog coffee, and wine tasting. From there, stroll over to the farmer’s market and hear stories and experience tastings at ten different market vendors offering fresh fruits, vegetables, fruit wines, juices, bison, beef, pork, and cheeses. You’ll be seated for brunch and need to stand for about an hour at the market. All guests receive recipes, a shopping list, and a market bag. Don’t worry about tabs, tax, and tips – just show up ready to walk, watch, and eat!
When: Sundays from September 3 to November 26 at 10:30 am to 1 pm
Where: Calgary Farmers’ Market, 510 77 Street SE
Cost: $45; buy online
Get an exclusive tour of Heritage Park’s gardens capped off with a four-course meal in the Selkirk Gallery room, harvested from the things they grow right there on the grounds. The dinner includes wine pairings, and features fried bannock, house made pickled veggies, and more.
When: September 14 at 6 pm
Where: Heritage Park, 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Cost: $89.95; buy online
Boreal Cusine is hosting a harvest-inspired multi-course dinner created by Chef Wade which will be served between the beautiful Bow Tower and the soon-to-be-finished Brookfield building. This feast will be paired with wines, local beers, and hand crafted cocktails.
When: September 15 from 6 pm to 11 pm
Where: 119 6 Avenue SW (between Bow Tower and the soon-to-be-finished Brookfield building)
Cost: $150; buy via Eventbrite
This wine and beer tasting also features a silent auction fundraiser. On September 15 head to Meadow Muse Pavilion at the Bow Valley Ranch in Fish Creek Provincial Park to mingle and hear Keynote Speaker Kevin Van Tighem, author of Our Place/Changing the Nature of Alberta.
When: September 15 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: Meadow Muse Pavilion, Bow Valley Ranch, Fish Creek Park 15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE
Cost: $60; buy via Eventbrite